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Food & Drink

Where to Eat and Drink in June

It’s the constant question in New Orleans: Where should I eat? We’ve got the answers.

A slice of doberge and an absinthe frappe from Bakery Bar. Photo: Rebecca Todd

It’s a common question in the Crescent City: Which restaurants and bars should I try? With a constantly growing culinary scene, it can be hard to keep up with all of the options. But don’t fret — we’ve rounded up the top spots to add to your list for this month.

Where to eat and drink this month in nola


Modern Israeli cuisine is sure to impress at Chef Alon Shaya’s restaurant on Magazine Street.

French Truck Coffee (Chartres Street location)

Lil doors of Nola #someofmyfavoritethings #nola #neworleans #travelbug #doors #coffee #frenchtrunkcoffee #dhearttravels

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A local favorite for cold brew and other treats, French Truck Coffee has just opened their newest location in the French Quarter.

District Donuts (Magazine Street location)

District Donuts is expanding faster than we can keep up with, but their original location will never go out of style.

The Station

If you've ever seen a cuter shop, you're a liar.

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A former gas station in Mid-City has taken a turn for the cuter after being transformed into The Station Coffee Shop.


Have you ever enjoyed a cocktail in a former church? Now’s your chance.


😍😍 May your weekend be full of oysters and champagne (and thighs) 🙌🙌

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Dig into a variety of seafood from coast to coast at Seaworthy on Carondelet.

Josephine Estelle

Decor perfection 🌿

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Right next door to Seaworthy inside the Ace Hotel you’ll find Josephine Estelle, serving Italian fare in a dining room with a soaring ceiling.

Bakery Bar

When a bakery and bar hybrid pops up, never resist a chance for a visit.

Willa Jean

The most delicious brunch at @willajeanneworleans for @hayley_tilly_sitron's Bachelorette Party!!! #gettindownanddirty

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Brunch hub Willa Jean is always a fantastic choice with their frozen cocktails and decadent offerings.

Bywater Bakery

Shrimp and grits in a go-cup is exactly what this city needed.

Blue Oak BBQ

Dinner is served! 🐄🍴

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Say hello to an amazing meal that will require a wet wipe or two.

Turkey and the Wolf

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Sandwiches become a work of art at this quirky spot on Jackson Avenue.


NOSH, which stands for “New Orleans Social House,” offers a slew of shared plates in the Warehouse District.

Central City BBQ

Great BBQ but love the sides too…Brisket Chili & house cut fries. Lazy Sunday lunch.

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One of the city’s newest meat meccas offers an impressive spread of barbecue and sides.

Bearcat Cafe

Are you a good cat or a bad cat? Bearcat Cafe has options for those trying to stay healthy, and for those trying to indulge.

NOLA Distilling Company

NOLA Brewing Company has expanded beyond beer and opened a new distillery offering handcrafted spirits on Tchoupitoulas.

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