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If you're strolling on Bourbon Street looking for a good place to grab a quick bite and drink, look no further than Daiquiries Delight. It is a fantastic place that serves crispy pizzas and drinks, since 1991. The rates are affordable and the Daiquiries are refreshing and delicious. It is a great place to catch up with friends and socialize while having a drink in your hand. Since the service is hospitable and excellent, head over to this eatery for some cheap eats and drink a tasty Daiquirie.
Pick of the dining options within The Royal Sonesta Hotel, Restaurant R'evolution is the result of a much awaited collaboration between award-winning chefs John Folse and Rick Tramanto. Their varied culinary influences have resulted in food with Louisiana at its heart, but with inventive contemporary touches. Sample such creative delights as Death by Gumbo and A Tale of Three Fishes from the the diverse menu options. The Tasting Menu is recommended to fully experience the menu's depth. The elegant bar serves up a stellar array of spirits, with the vintage cocktails being a hot favorite among patrons. The restaurant's interiors feature a classical set up with earthy pastels on the walls and ambient lighting, completing the comfortable atmosphere. Hosting private functions here is a delight, with six dining rooms available, each with their own unique charm. Check website for more.
Café Beignet is a delightful little cafe offering a breakfast menu that is served all day, alongside some light lunch and dinner options. Although the cafe offers everything from french toast, Belgian waffles and crawish omlettes, to croissants, roast beef po-boys and jambalaya, it is best known for its lighter-than-air beignets and delicious coffee. Adored by locals and tourists alike, Café Beignet is a cheerful and friendly place that is perfect for a quick bite or a leisurely meal.
Famous Door, dating back to 1934, is Bourbon Street's oldest live music club still in business. The famous door refers to the front door of the bar that many celebrities and musicians have autographed. Inside there is a sunken dance floor situated in front of a glass-brick stage. The atmosphere is dark, loud, neon and raw. The acoustics and lighting system enhances the performances of the live New Orleans soul and blues bands. Later, when the live music ends, the older folks leave and the bar transforms into a dance club for the younger crowd. It is open from 4p onwards Monday to Wednesday, 3p onwards on Thursday till Friday and On Saturday and Sunday it is open from 2p.
With a kitchen helmed by the award winning chef Greg Sonnier and a cocktail menu designed by the likes of Chris McMillian, it is no wonder that Kingfish has quickly come to be a popular choice amongst those of discerning taste. The menu is composed of a selection of locally inspired delicacies like blue crab chop, Cajun Farmhouse Sausage Wanton, seafood cassoulet and smoked rabbit gumbo. Alongside classic New Orleans favorites like the Ramos Gin Fizz, the cocktail menu also features a selection of original, trendy and modern options that are sure to please any palate. Bringing together traditional and modern culinary concepts, Kingfish offers a taste of modern local cuisine. Although the bar is open throughout the day, food is only served during specific hours so be sure to check their website before planning a visit.
Attiki Bar and Grill serves up fine food and entertainment with Mediterranean flair. This French Quarter bar and restaurant offers patrons a full menu of Mediterranean dishes including Shwarma, Kabab, Hummos and Grape Leaves in addition to a full bar and hookah selection. Numerous vegetarian appetizer and entrée options are available during lunch, dinner and late-night hours. While the bar is open until 4a everyday, Attiki serves food only until 1a. -Bethany Culp