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Commander's Palace

1403 Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130-5798
+1 504-899-8221
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (952 reviews)
“souffle” (531 reviews)
“turtle soup” (1,504 reviews)
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French, American, Seafood, Soups, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1403 Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130-5798
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Reviewed yesterday

Elegant, delicious lunch. We enjoyed ourselves. Really good service. Good food. It was a nice experienced Reasonably priced.

Thank Adventurer744202
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Make sure to make reservations for this awesome restaurant. Facing knee replacement next month I was glad we were seated downstairs. So if stairs are an issue make sure to mention that when making reservations. I had the scallops and hubby had fish. Desserts are...More

Thank wrjseisen
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The food was fantastic which goes without saying. My wife is currently restricted to a liquid food diet and the restaurant took on the challenge of doing something great. And it was very special. I haven’t seen her enjoy “eating” for a long time. The...More

Thank tnengr
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great Food, great service, consistent and attention to every detail. These four things absolutely set restaurants apart from one another. Commander’s Palace does not disappoint - ever! Be prepared for a wonderful experience every single time!

Thank M2103IFthomasp
Reviewed 3 days ago

was in town for the first time and had setup reservations for a weekday lunch. Staff was very polite and kindly answered our questions without being snooty and made us feel very comfortable. We got a nice comfortable corner booth. It seemed that it was...More

Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went here for our 13yr anniversary. It was the perfect way to wrap up our trip to NOLA. Yes it is pricey but our dishes were amazing and there really isn’t a need to order sides because the portions are pretty good and at least...More

Thank 210chrisesatx
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our group of 6 had dinner there last week. Service was above average, although they were tardy with drink orders. Most of us had turtle soup, which was great. I had the quail, which was outstanding. Also had the bread pudding souffle, which was one...More

Thank Steve D
Reviewed 4 days ago

I was impressed at the host's willingness and ability to accommodate our party of 7 for an 8:30pm dinner reservation after calling only 2 hours in advance. We were so appreciative, and incredibly impressed by this restaurant. I had heard this was "THE place" for...More

Thank cemoore36
Reviewed 4 days ago

We didn't know how popular Commander's was for brunch until we called the day before looking for a reservation. We were told by someone with a highly dignified voice (I thought was super amusing) that brunch was reserved months in advanced and all reservations had...More

Thank RomanaLola10
Reviewed 4 days ago

Customer service was 100% professional from top to bottom. They sincerely care about your experience and making it a special one. I had the brown butter scallops and my husband had fish and the bread pudding for dessert, everything was delicious. As far as dress...More

Thank AshleyW834
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9 November 2018|
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Response from Lewdel | Reviewed this property |
smart casual, I saw people in shorts, if by dinner jacket you mean a tux, he'll be mistaken for a waiter.
Charles M
8 November 2018|
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Response from Charles M | Reviewed this property |
10vet0tra has it exactly right. They will remind you when you reserve or when they call you to confirm. It is a fun, lively restaurant, but not the kind of place you would feel comfortable in wearing shorts.
Charles M
8 November 2018|
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Response from Chipper428 | Reviewed this property |
It was mostly business casual but I did see a few very well dressed diners
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 80
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 1:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1403 Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130-5798
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Garden District
  • Neighbourhood: Garden District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-899-8221
  • E-mail
Commander's Palace welcomes everyone but we do have a dress code. It's a festive atmosphere! Shorts are never allowed. Inventive modern New Orleans cooking coexists with our Haute Creole. Sense the team's professional grace clothed in the warmth of the Brennan Family's brand of hospitality. From your first sip of a Sazerac to your last crumb of bread pudding soufflé, we hope you are pampered and delighted...and go ahead be a little bad...that's what living in New Orleans is all about.
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