There's always a new restaurant to try in New Orleans, such as the recently opened Compere Lapin from Top Chef: New Orleans contestant chef Nina Compton, chef Nick Lama's Avo and Chef Aldolfo Garcia's Primitivo. But as summer arrives, there are new dishes to try at restaurants throughout the area and old favorites to revisit. Gambit's summer restaurant guide highlights new and popular dishes at 754 area restaurants, coffee shops, ice cream parlors and more. Listings include information about hours of operation, reservation policies and more.
Dollar signs indicate the price of a dinner entree.
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