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Originally located on Esplanade Avenue, Gabrielle Restaurant re-opened its doors on Orleans Avenue in September 2017 after a twelve year Hurricane Katrina hiatus. This small family run business is co-owned by Chefs Mary and Greg Sonnier. Award winning Chef Greg serves his take on Cajun food with New Orleans flair. Come in and try our famous Slow Roasted Duck, New Orleans style Barbeque Shrimp Pie, Peppermint Patti, and so much more!
In 2014, MOPHO was nominated as one of Bon Appetit's Top 50 Best New Restaurants. It was also named Restaurant of the Year by New Orleans Magazine and People's Choice Best New Restaurant by Gambit Magazine in 2014.
Ralph's on the Park's Friday Lunch is a freewheeling New Orleans tradition. Weekend Brunch is a festive occasion featuring inspired egg entrées paired with perennial favorites Turtle Soup and City Park Salad. Dinner draws locals longing to celebrate - something, anything! with good company, creative cooking, and well-crafted cocktails.
The house favorites include Chong’s flavorful twist on American classics with Truffle Mac & Cheese, Oyster Monday, Jalapeño Cornbread, Poke Nachos, Impossible Sliders, Banana Foster Bread Pudding and more.
The bar menu includes everything from exclusive crafted cocktails to bottle service to all-day Happy Hour specials on Mondays.
Ultimately, Monday promises to deliver a singular blend of excellent food, innovative cocktails, and one-of-a-kind experiences.
Monday is open for lunch and dinner six days a week.
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- RrichdagsvipLas Vegas •11 reviews5.0Dined 3 days agoThis place is such a find. Great food and cocktails. So happy to find a restaurant that is better than the usual mediocre meal and experience. You need to eat here, RichMore infoVessel NOLAPrice: Moderate• Seafood• Mid-City / City Park•4.6
- MGMichelleGMemphis / West Tennessee •3 reviews5.0Dined on Jan 2, 2023Service was exceptional! Food was delicious. Try the pork belly; it is fantastic. The scallops are delicious, and the vanilla ice cream is so good.More infoGW FinsPrice: Very Expensive• Seafood• French Quarter•4.9
- BFBFCTAXSERVICESNew Orleans / Louisiana •1 review5.0Dined on Jan 1, 2023Great food great atmosphere! This is my 2nd time there and I love itMore infoMonday Restaurant + BarPrice: Expensive• American• Mid-City / City Park•4.2
- AAltobellovipSouth Carolina •22 reviews5.0Dined on Jan 1, 2023In town for the weekend, and picked this place based on reviews. We ran into some locals who also said this was a great choice. We could not have been more impressed. Every bite was food was outstanding. JC and Jeremy hosted us as if we were their home. The most memorable brunch we had ever had!! The wood grilled fish, duck spring rolls and shrimp and grits were out of this worldMore infoMr. B's BistroPrice: Expensive• Creole• French Quarter•4.7
- SshornkochvipNew Orleans / Louisiana •11 reviews5.0Dined on Aug 13, 2021Really great food very affordable. Attentive and friendly serviceMore infoRevel Cafe and BarPrice: Moderate• American• Mid-City / City Park•4.5
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Mid City New Orleans is considered the heart of this soulful city, and with good reason. With so many great attractions and spots for visitors, the area is full of great places to grab a bite. True Cajun food and Southern hospitality are abundant here; you'll have the chance to chow down on some freshly cooked crawfish by the pound or a bowl of homemade pasta. On one of the boundaries of Mid City New Orleans is another gem, City Park. The 1,300-acre park is an urban public oasis and neighborhood that is home to several great restaurants where guests can dine on fresh gulf seafood in eclectic dishes like turtle soup and crabmeat Benedict.
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