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The Most Romantic Restaurants in New Orleans

Whether you’re celebrating an anniversary, Valentine’s day or just another night with your honey, we recommend these romantic New Orleans restaurants.

Lilette's dreamy courtyard is the perfect place for a romantic date night in New Orleans. (Photo: Rebecca Todd)

In his book, “Feet on the Street: Rambles Around New Orleans,” Roy Blount Jr. writes that being in love in New Orleans is like having two women at the same time: first, the actual lady and second, the city itself. With its trimmed-out house fronts, elegant oaks and bricked sidewalks, ours is indeed an inherently romantic city. Stay here more than a week and chances are you’ll hear someone tell you how they moved to New Orleans after visiting the city and falling in love with it. Many times I’ve heard people describe their relationship to the city as an ongoing love affair.

But broad strokes might not be so helpful when needing to choose a specific spot for a memorable meal with your Valentine. And with so many choices, how do you narrow the field? Here is a lucky number seven short list of New Orleans restaurants ideal for wooing that special someone.

Seven Romantic New Orleans Restaurants

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