If you're in New Orleans this Christmas and aren't sure where to dine, here are four fantastic holiday options with fun flavors for a festive holiday meal.
Holiday Dining in New Orleans
What: A special holiday menu that includes shrimp fried rice, chile crisp burrata, sticky eggplant lettuce wraps, crispy pork belly and more.
When: December 24 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Mister Mao
How: Book online at Resy or call 504.345.2056.
Bywater American Bistro
What: Christmas Heat & Eat kits to-go for $60 per person. The menu includes red wine-braised short ribs, winter vegetable salad, roasted Brussels sprouts, truffle pomme purée and satsuma pie.
When: Pickup on December 24 from noon to 5 p.m.
Where: Bywater American Bistro for to-go.
How: Orders must be placed online.
What: A special Christmas menu that includes local gulf fish, grilled heritage pork chops, cornmeal & roasted mushroom fritters, slow-roasted prime rib, sweet potato sticky toffee pudding, warm apple & almond crisp and dark chocolate pot de crème.
When: December 24 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. and December 25 from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.
How: Reservations can be made online at OpenTable.
What: The full dinner menu is available and includes standouts like the foie gras torchon, roasted winter veggie salad, veal schnitzel, rabbit & dumplings and the LA jumbo lump crab salad.
When: December 24 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Where: Toups Meatery
How: Reservations can be made on OpenTable. For more information, call 504.252.4999.
What: Christmas lunch at Compère Lapin priced at $80. The menu features roasted jerk porchetta, butternut squash soup, cornbread stuffed acorn squash and more.
When: December 25 from noon to 3 p.m.
Where: Compère Lapin
How: Reservations can be made on OpenTable.
What: A four-course set menu priced from $65-75, including options such as the baked oysters, lamb bolognese, duck gumbo, flounder en papillote, grouper amandine and white chocolate bread pudding.
When: December 24 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and December 25 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Jack Rose at the Pontchartrain Hotel
How: For reservations, call 504.323.1500.