Quality Inn & Suites
210 O'Keefe Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: (504) 525-6800
Fax: (504) 525-6808
Located in the Central Business District of New Orleans, this little known restaurant serves some amazing Mediterranean and Middle-Eastern dishes. Good quality food, flavorful preparations and affordable prices has made this joint a hit among the locals. Open 24/7, Cleo’s Cuisine & Convenience is jam-packed with customers, for most of the day. Drop by and grab a quick bite of freshly made hummus, pork chops or falafel sandwich.
Chef Alon Shaya is cooking up home-style and hearty Italian dishes under the guidance and ownership of renowned Chef John Besh. Italian for "Sunday," Domenica artfully recreates the traditional Sunday dinner prepared by families in Italian villages on any day of the week. Guests who visit this restaurant, tucked away in the Roosevelt Hotel, can choose from a menu of hand-crafted pastas, seafood dishes like Gulf Pompano, and meat such as braised Guinea hen served with a side of rosemary roasted potatoes and garlic swiss chard.
A perfect blend of modern and cozy, MiLa restaurant is complete with an aesthetically decorated setting with young and fresh colors and textures. The cuisine is rich with southern authentic Southern flavors and recipes. From sparkling wines to bubbling champagnes, a fine collection of liquor finds its place in the well-stocked bar. The bittersweet chocolate soufflé with a classic New Orleans whiskey sauce is exceptional and presents a glorious finale to a fine meal.
The Ruby Slipper is an environmentally conscious cafe that proudly sources all its ingredients and products from local vendors and purveyors. The cafe serves breakfast, lunch and brunch items throughout the day. Apart from standard items like pancakes, French toast, sausages and eggs, the cafe also offers a selection of specialities and signature dishes like the 3 Little Pigs omlete made with applewood smoked ham, bacon, sausage and swiss cheese, the hot-smoked salmon Bennie, Bananas Foster Pain Perdu and eggs cochon. You can even build your very own omlete! With a selection of cocktails, wine, beer, coffee and other beverages, at the Ruby Slipper there is no time like the present to tuck in to a delicious plate of eggs.
Hobnobber’s may not cater to the health-food fanatic, but this downtown diner is sure to please anyone looking for a hearty home-style meal. Since 1987, Hobnobber’s has been serving traditional New Orleans and soul food meals. Each day features a different menu of budget-friendly meals like red beans and rice served with a breaded pork chop, a fried catfish platter, and mirliton and shrimp casserole alongside an ample portion of baked macaroni.
Located in the heard of the Central Business District, The Store strives to offer bring patrons a place for delicious dishes and colorful conversation. The Store is open for breakfast and lunch Monday through Friday. Early morning patrons can choose from breakfast specialties like Shrimp and Grits, breakfast sandwiches on croissants or bagels, or a variety of pastries. For lunch, The Store offers a menu of sandwiches, po-boys, salads, and daily specials including dishes like Red Beans and Rice and Crawfish Risotto. - Bethany Culp
With options like the big steak omlete, fluffy pancakes, delicious crepes and scrambled eggs available in a staggering variety of flavors, the IHOP offers diners breakfast and brunch items all day and all night long. This chain of restaurants has garnered much attention over the years, and continues to evolve and expand its menu. The IHOP at Canal Street is open 24 hours a day making it a great choice for a late meal after a night out at the nearby Bourbon Street.
Ralph Brennan, of the city's well-known restaurant clan, owns this casual, high-energy grill. This festive atmosphere holds true to the city it inhabits. A large central dining room is surrounded on three sides by banquettes, and a huge oyster bar is covered with images of the seafood that is also the focus of the menu. The kitchen produces a delicious barbecue shrimp po'boy, seafood gumbo with nuggets of alligator sausage and baked oysters on the half shell. The signature dessert is a variation of bananas foster.
Living up to its name, City Greens offers diners in downtown NoLa their organic fix. What sets this restaurant apart from counterparts of this food trend, is their privately owned and operated farm on which they cultivate seasonal ingredients that go into the menu. Taste the fruit of the earth in fresh salads, wraps, sandwiches and quick bites that are au naturale and delicious. Their comprehensive menu also keeps vegetarian and vegan patrons in mind.
This twin story jazz landmark on South Rampart Street was revived from ruins in 2013 and is a worthy addition to the live music scene of New Orleans. The Little Gem Saloon offers live music five days a week at the upstairs performance hall, with well-known artists/ bands like The California Honeydrops, Johnny Sansone, Tommy Malone and John Fohl on its list of past performers. In its new incarnation, the venue has added a creole restaurant in its premises where delicacies like Fresh Fish Almondine and Grilled Mississippi Quail are served with flair. Accompanying your food is a variety of cocktails, wines and beers. To know more, call ahead or visit their website.
Enjoy an entertaining evening with great food and drinks at Howl At The Moon. One of the best clubs in New Orleans, it's crowd puller is a pair baby grand pianos. Test your vocal chords while the best of regional piano players accompany your singing with their melodious tunes. 'Piano Punch', 'X-Boyfriend' and 'Bad Apple Bucket' are names of some of the specialty drinks offered here along with other premium spirits. The place also occasionally hosts social events and corporate functions. It is open daily from 12 pm.
Hoping to catch a good game with generous pours of beers and delicious snacks to chew on? Walk On's Bistreaux & Bar is the place to be. The sports bar is always bustling with after-work crowd and youngsters but during an important game the atmosphere here is euphoric. The interiors are surrounded with HD televisions and inventive cocktails make for a great company. The must-try dishes here are the Louisiana Combo Platter, Bacon Double Cheeseburger, Duck & Andouille Gumbo, Spicy BBQ Chicken Salad and many, many more. Do not leave without trying their Cookie Skillet Sundae for dessert.