Located right in the middle of the Garden District, Commander’s Palace has been one of the many famous landmarks of New Orleans since 1893. Patrons know the restaurant well for its award-winning cuisine and lively atmosphere, which is a reflection of the community’s history. People come here not only for the Haute Creole cuisine but for the friendly Louisiana charm as well.

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With six James Beard Foundation Awards (2012 to 2017) under its belt, Commander’s Palace has indeed received a lot of recognition over the years. This is all thanks to their philosophy that the restaurant is only as good as the last meal they served.


General Reservation: Commander’s Palace offers limited online reservation. However, guests can call 504-899-8221 in case their desired date or time shows up as unavailable online. Parties of nine or more people are also required to call directly. Reservation lines are open from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM daily.

Chef’s Table: There’s also a special reservation for the Chef’s Table, which is only available for dinner. This arrangement seats specifically four guests and must be reserved exactly for four guests - no more and no less.

Wine Room: The wine room can fit up to 12 guests and can be reserved for a party with a minimum number of 10 guests. Just like the Chef’s Table, the Wine Room is only available for dinner reservations.


Commander’s Palace offers an incredibly extensive cuisine by Chef Tory McPhail, whose passion for Creole and Louisiana cuisine is more than apparent in the menus. Below is just a glimpse of an obviously more exhaustive selection of dishes served at the restaurant.

Chef Tory’s Classic Creole Luncheon: Commander’s Turtle Soup, Turducken Stuffed Quail, Creole Bread Pudding Soufflé

Commander’s Brunch Favorites: Classic Bloody Mary, Turtle Soup, Turducken Stuffed Quail, Creole Bread Pudding Soufflé

Chef Tory’s Reveillon Menu: Collars and Caviar, Lobster and Grilled Corn Pudding, Foie Gras and Riesling Pie, Mulled Hard Apple Cider, Grand Isle Flounder Stew, Lacquered Texas Quail, Artisanal Cheese, etc.

All menus come with appetizers, desserts, a whole list of entrees, as well as a selection of wines and cocktails.

Dress Code

Commander’s Palace imposes a strict dress code for all guests who dine at their establishment.

· Business attire

· For gentlemen: collared shirts and closed-toe shoes and preferably with coat or jacket

· Jeans are usually discouraged

· Ripped jeans are strictly prohibited

· Shorts, flip-flops, t-shirts, sweatshirts, and sweatpants are prohibited

For more information, reservations, and menu items, contact 504-899-8221 or visit Commander Palace’s official website.


Commander’s Palace, 1403 Washington Avenue New Orleans LA 70130, website, Phone: 504-899-8221

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