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Acme Oyster House 

724 Iberville St New Orleans, LA (504) 522-5973

Seafood Cajun & Creole 
This episode's challenge was to finish 15 dozen oysters at Acme Oyster House and join the "15 Dozen Club". Adam succeeded in this challenge

  • GOLD for Acme Oyster House

Antoine's Restaurant 

713-717 St Louis St New Orleans, LA (504) 581-4422

French Cajun & Creole 
Unlike many grand restaurants, which have only one central dining room, the century-and-a-half-old Antoine's has 15 dining rooms, each of th

  • SILVER for Antoine's Restaurant

Arnaud's French 75 

813 Bienville St New Orleans, LA (504) 523-5433

One of the best cigar bars in the city, named after Arnaud's favorite cocktail the French 75


Atchafalaya 

901 Louisiana Ave New Orleans, LA (504) 891-9626

Southern Cajun & Creole 
Consistency is a hallmark of their straightforward Creole menu, and the shrimp and grits are a standout. The brunch with live music draws th


Bacchanal 

600 Poland Ave New Orleans, LA (504) 948-9111

Unique wine cellar , wine bar, with a great outside area.



Bayona 

430 Dauphine St New Orleans, LA (504) 525-4455

Eclectic & International Greek 
Simon Majumdar - Garlic Soup


Bee Sweet Bakery Cupcakes 

5706 Magazine St New Orleans, LA (504) 891-8333


Big Al's 

2010 Oconnor St New Orleans, LA (504) 376-2090

Known for their crawfish and seafood!


Big Fisherman Seafood 

3301 Magazine St New Orleans, LA (504) 897-9907

Seafood 
Big Fisherman is a great market, where you can buy boiled seafood and eat out front or on the levee or in a park. Take advantage of the lax


Blue Dot Donuts  

4301 Canal St. New Orleans, LA (504) 218-4866

Bakery Bagels 
a face-off with a Maple Glaze Bacon donut in a shop run by New Orleans cops

  • BRONZE for Blue Dot Donuts

Bon Ton Cafe 

401 Magazine St New Orleans, LA (504) 524-3386

Cajun & Creole 
John Besh - Crabmeat Au Gratin


Borgne 

601 Loyola Ave New Orleans, LA (504) 561-1234

Seafood Southern 
There is a Spanish theme at chef John Besh’s latest eatery, but it is so deliciously caught up in local tradition that dining her


Boucherie  

8115 Jeannette St New Orleans, LA (504) 862-5514

Nathanial Zimet, Chef and Restaurateur, Boucherie, New Orleans, LA (winner)

  • SILVER for Boucherie

Bozo 

3117 21ST St Metairie, LA (504) 831-8666

Seafood 
Seafood restaurant with a great po


Brennan's - CLOSED 

716 Iberville St New Orleans, LA (504) 522-2467

Steakhouse French 
Best Flaming Treat.

  • SILVER for Brennan's - CLOSED

Brigtsen's Restaurant 

723 Dante St New Orleans, LA (504) 861-7610

Traditional American 
John T. Edge - Pecan Pie

  • SILVER for Brigtsen's Restaurant

Broussard's 

819 Conti St New Orleans, LA (504) 581-3866

French Cajun & Creole 
New Orleans institution since the 1920's


Bubba Frey's Restaurant & Mowata General Store 

429 Decatur St New Orleans, LA (504) 522-5800

Traditional American Seafood 
Chef and restauranteur Donald Link takes Andrew back to his to his hometown to get some authentic Cajun cooking. Andrew eats boudin and hog


Buffa's 

1001 Esplanade Ave New Orleans, LA (504) 949-0038

Local bar open 24/7 serving up classic creole and cajun food


Cafe Beignet 

334 Royal St Ste B New Orleans, LA (504) 524-5530

Alton Brown - Beignets

  • GOLD for Cafe Beignet

Cafe Du Monde 

800 Decatur St New Orleans, LA (504) 581-2914

  • GOLD for Cafe Du Monde

Camellia Grill 

614 S Carrollton Ave New Orleans, LA (504) 309-2679

Traditional American 
NOLA style burgers.


Cane and Table 

1113 Decatur St New Orleans, LA (504) 581-1112

New cocktail bar focusing on unique interpretations of rum drinks


Carousel Bar 

214 Royal St New Orleans, LA (504) 523-3341

Rotating Bar that actually spins


Casamento's Restaurant 

4330 Magazine St New Orleans, LA (504) 895-9761

Seafood 

  • BRONZE for Casamento's Restaurant

Cochon Butcher 

930 Tchoupitoulas St New Orleans, LA (504) 588-2123

Southern New American 
Chris Cosentino - Boudin Sausage

  • GOLD for Cochon Butcher

Commander's Palace 

1403 Washington Ave New Orleans, LA (504) 899-8221

Traditional American Cajun & Creole 
American Classics - Best Gumbo.

  • GOLD for Commander's Palace

Creole Creamery 

4924 Prytania St New Orleans, LA (504) 894-8680

Southern Ice Cream 

  • SILVER for Creole Creamery

Crescent Pie & Sausage Company 

7133 Ivy St New Orleans, LA (504) 737-0570

Known for their hot sausage Po Boy's


Cure 

4905 Freret St New Orleans, LA (504) 302-2357

High end cocktail bar


Daiquiri Bay Cafe 

1001 Veterans Memorial Blvd Metairie, LA (504) 838-2295

Drive-thru daiquiris.


Deanie's Seafood 

1713 Lake Ave Metairie, LA (504) 831-4141

Seafood 
BBQ Shrimp

  • SILVER for Deanie's Seafood

Deanies 

1016 Annunciation St. New Orleans, LA (504) 561-9251

Seafood 
Sunny Anderson - Fried Catfish

  • SILVER for Deanies

Domenica  

123 Baronne St New Orleans, LA (504) 648-6020

Italian Vegetarian 


Domilise's 

5240 Annunciation St New Orleans, LA (504) 899-9126

Soups Traditional American 
Alex Guarnaschelli - Shrimp Po Boy

  • GOLD for Domilise's

Dong Phuong 

14207 Chef Menteur Hwy New Orleans, LA (504) 254-0296

Asian 
French-Vietnamese bakery where three dollars gets him a delicious, hand-ground, pork sausage po-boy sandwich served on homemade French bread


Dooky Chase 

2301 Orleans Ave New Orleans, la (504) 821-0600

Southern Cajun & Creole 
John Besh - Gumbo Z'herbes

  • GOLD for Dooky Chase

Drago's Seafood Restaurant 

3232 N Arnoult Rd Metairie, LA (504) 888-9254

Seafood 
Adam Gertler - Grilled Oysters

  • SILVER for Drago's Seafood Restaurant

Dragos 

2 Poydras St New Orleans, LA (504) 584-3911

Seafood 
Char broiled oysters

  • BRONZE for Dragos

Elizabeth's 

601 Gallier St New Orleans, LA (504) 944-9272

Southern 
Big Easy breakfast institution where there's no better way to recover from an all night party, than indulging in local favorites like pralin


Emeril's  

800 Tchoupitoulas St New Orleans, LA (504) 528-9393

Traditional American 
Wolfgang Puck - Banana Cream Pie

  • GOLD for Emeril's

Erin Rose 

811 Conti St New Orleans, LA (504) 523-8619

Just off of Bourbon Street, an Irish Pub which is a neighborhood favorite.


Galatoire's Restaurant  

209 Bourbon St New Orleans, LA (504) 525-2021

Cajun & Creole 
John Besh - Pommes Souffle

  • BRONZE for Galatoire's Restaurant

Hansen's Sno-Bliz  

4801 Tchoupitoulas St New Orleans, LA (504) 891-9788

Vegetarian Kosher 
he learns to make fluffy Sno Ballz on the first-ever shaved-ice machine at Hansen's Sno Bliz


Jacques-Imo's 

8324 Oak St New Orleans, LA (504) 861-0886

Southern Eclectic & International 
Adam Gertler - Shrimp and Alligator Sausage Cheesecake

  • GOLD for Jacques-Imo's

Jean Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop  

5505 Magazine St New Orleans, LA (504) 897-5535

Built between 1722 and 1732 by Nicolas Touze, and located at the corner of Bourbon Street and St. Philip Street, it is reputed to be the old

  • BRONZE for Jean Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop

Joey K's 

3001 Magazine St New Orleans, LA (504) 891-0997

Seafood Southern 

  • SILVER for Joey K's

Johnnys Po-Boy 

511 Saint Louis St New Orleans, LA (504) 524-8129

Cajun & Creole 
Scott Conant - Muffaletta

  • SILVER for Johnnys Po-Boy

K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen 

416 Chartres St New Orleans, LA (504) 596-2530

Seafood Cajun & Creole 
Aaron Sanchez - Blackened Louisiana Drum - K

  • GOLD for K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen

Katie's Restaurant and Bar 

3701 Iberville St. New Orleans, LA (504) 488-6582

Italian Californian 
Corner restaurant and bar where the local seafood sandwich is so large they call it The Barge.

  • SILVER for Katie's Restaurant and Bar

Lil Dizzys Cafe 

1500 Esplanade Ave New Orleans, LA (504) 569-8997

Soul Food Cafe 
Spicy Gumbo and Spicy Gumbo Omelette.


Mahony's PO Boy Shop 

3454 Magazine St New Orleans, LA (504) 899-3374

Sandwiches American 
New Orleans legend Emeril Lagasse to sample the Big Easy's favorite sandwich, Fried Oyster with Bacon Po'Boy.

  • SILVER for Mahony's PO Boy Shop

Maple Leaf Bar 

8316 Oak St New Orleans, LA (504) 866-9359

Pub Food 
This bar was the first live music venue to reopen, just weeks after Katrina, with a generator-powered performance by Walter Wolfman Washingt


Molly's at the Market 

1107 Decatur St New Orleans, LA (504) 525-5169

Creator of the frozen Irish coffee.


Mother's Restaurant 

401 Poydras St New Orleans, LA (504) 523-9656

Traditional American Cajun & Creole 
Sunny Anderson - Bread Pudding

  • GOLD for Mother's Restaurant

N'awlins Cafe and Spice Emporium 

1100 N Peters St New Orleans, LA (504) 528-7770

The spicy quest ends at a true hotspot in the French Quarter, where the boys battle it out to see who can finish a bowl of legendary Creole


NOLA 

534 Saint Louis St New Orleans, LA (504) 522-6652

Tabb Singleton, Sous chef, Nola, New Orleans, LA (winner)


Napolean House 

Chartres Street New Orleans, LA (504) 524-9752

One of the classic bars in New Orleans since 1914, in an over 200 year old building


Old Absinthe House 

240 BOURBON ST New Orleans, LA (504) 523-3181

Italian French 
almost 200 year-old Old Absinthe House. Celebrities like Oscar Wilde, P.T. Barnum, Mark Twain, General Robert E Lee, Franklin Roosevelt, and

  • SILVER for Old Absinthe House

Parasol's Bar 

2533 Constance St New Orleans, LA (504) 302-1543

Irish Sandwiches 

  • BRONZE for Parasol's Bar

Parkway Bakery 

538 Hagan Ave New Orleans, LA (504) 482-3047

Hamburgers 
Roast Beef Po'Boy Feud. Winner.

  • SILVER for Parkway Bakery

Pascal's Manale 

1838 Napoleon Ave New Orleans, LA (504) 895-4877

Italian Seafood 
Alex Guarnaschelli - BBQ Shrimp

  • BRONZE for Pascal's Manale

Pat O'Brien's 

624 Bourbon St New Orleans, LA (504) 525-4823

Many famous drinks were created in New Orleans. Probably the most widely known is The Hurricane, whose creation has been credited to Pat O

  • GOLD for Pat O'Brien's

Pho Tau Bay 

113 Westbank Expy Ste C New Orleans, LA (504) 368-9846

Vietnamese 
Emeril Lagasse - Pho Ga

  • SILVER for Pho Tau Bay

Port of Call 

838 Esplanade Ave New Orleans, LA (504) 523-0120

Traditional American Hamburgers 
Char broiled mushroom burger.


R Bar 

1431 Royal St New Orleans, LA (504) 948-7499

American 
Lolis Elie has Tony meet him at this classic dive bar in the Marigny. Tony and Lolis throw back a few beers and discuss the landscape of New


R and O 

216 Metairie Hammond Hwy Metairie, LA (504) 831-1248

Italian Seafood 
Tony and Lolis Elie head to Bucktown for the best po’ boy in the city at R&O -- a family-run establishment serving up football-si


Restaurant August 

301 Tchoupitoulas St New Orleans, LA (504) 299-9777

French Traditional American 
Aaron Sanchez - Potato Gnocchi with Blue Crab and Perigold Truffle


Rivershack Tavern 

3449 River Rd Jefferson, LA (504) 834-4938

  • SILVER for Rivershack Tavern

Roman Candy 

5510 Constance St New Orleans, LA (504) 897-3937

Candace Nelson - Roman Taffy


Sammy's Food Services 

3000 Elysian Fields Ave New Orleans, LA (504) 947-0675

Seafood 
a butcher shop turned restaurant doing a whole turkey stuffed with Louisiana oyster dressing


Satsuma Cafe 

3218 DAUPHINE ST New Orleans, LA (504) 304-5962

Vegetarian Sandwiches 
Named after the sweet mystery fruit of the south, Satsuma Cafe has a wonderful list of site-squeezed juices and sandwiches stuffed full of f


Serio's Deli  

133 Saint Charles Ave New Orleans, LA (504) 523-2668

Sandwiches Catering 
Muffuletta throwdown. Winner: Mike and Jack Serio


Snake and Jakes 

7612 Oak St New Orleans, LA (504) 861-2802

Cafe Pub Food 
Donald Link and Steve Stryjewski have Tony meet them at this legendary dive. Lit only by a few Christmas lights, all the locals agree that n


Somethin Else Cafe  

620 Conti St New Orleans, LA (504) 373-6439

American Cafe 
These aren'™t your traditional meatballs -- they'™re made from boudin, which is a spicy pork rice dressing (much like dirty rice) that is


Spirits on Bourbon  

615 Bourbon Street New Orleans, LA (504) 524-6014

Jon heads to New Orleans to give a recently opened a major overhaul when he notices no identity, lackluster management and questionable food


Squeal BBQ 

8400 Oak St New Orlean, LA (504) 302-7370


St. James Cheese Company 

5004 Prytania St New Orleans, LA (504) 899-4737

Sandwiches Continental 
Andrew Scurlock, Kitchen Manager, St. James Cheese Company, New Orleans, LA (winner)


Surrey's Cafe 

1418 Magazine St New Orleans, LA (504) 524-3828

  • SILVER for Surrey's Cafe

Ted 

6303 S CLAIBORNE AVE New Orleans, LA (504) 861-3615

Frosty root beer and the LOT-O burger.


The Annex 

null New Orleans, LA

Jon has a lot of work to do when he helps an owner and his frat brother friends who recently purchased a hangout notorious for bartenders wh


The Company Burger 

4620 Freret St New Orleans, LA (504) 267-0320

Burgers 
Tony heads to Company Burger for some classic cheeseburger greatness. It doesn


The Irish House 

1432 Saint Charles Ave New Orleans, LA (504) 595-6755

English Irish 
Matt Murphy, Executive Chef, The Irish House, New Orleans, LA (winner)


The Joint 

801 Poland Ave New Orleans, LA (504) 949-3232

  • SILVER for The Joint

The Old Coffee Pot Restaurant 

714 Saint Peter St New Orleans, LA (504) 875-4743

a place from the 1890s where they're still reinventing classics like jambalaya and green bean casserole

  • BRONZE for The Old Coffee Pot Restaurant

The Praline Connection 

542 Frenchmen St New Orleans, LA (504) 943-3934

Southern Cajun & Creole 
The


The Sazerac Bar 

123 Baronne St New Orleans, LA (504) 648-1200

Seafood 
Tony and Davis Rogan enjoy a few signature cocktails and an ambience that harkens to an older time.. Named after what many consider to be th


Tony Moran's Restaurant 

240 Bourbon St New Orleans, LA (504) 523-3181

Italian 
Zane and Steve try to eat 100 crawfish each


Tracey's 

2604 Magazine St New Orleans, LA (504) 897-5413

Seafood Vegetarian 
Roast Beef Feud.


Tropical Isle 

721 Bourbon St New Orleans, LA (504) 529-4109

Tropical Isle, the home of another popular drink that was locally born, The Hand Grenade. Created by Pam Fortner and consisting of rum, gin

  • SILVER for Tropical Isle

Upperline 

1413 Upperline St New Orleans, LA (504) 891-9822

French Seafood 
Simon Majumdar - Roast Duck


Vaughan 's Lounge 

800 Lesseps St New Orleans, LA (504) 947-5562

Andrew meets up with jazz musician Kermit Ruffins for some Creole cooking. Kermit shows Andrew how he makes some classic New Orleans-style f


Vic's Kangaroo Cafe 

636 Tchoupitoulas St New Orleans, LA (504) 524-4329

American Cafe 
Tony rubs elbows and tips back drinks with local cooks at Vic's Kangaroo Bar in the Warehouse District.


Walker's BBQ  

10828 Hayne Blvd New Orleans, LA (504) 241-8227

his taste buds take on a sauce with out-of-this-world contents before he rediscovers the joys of coleslaw.

  • BRONZE for Walker's BBQ

Willie Mae's Scotch House 

2401 Saint Ann St New Orleans, LA (504) 822-9503

Southern Chicken 
Andrew visits the Treme neighborhood where residents are still rebuilding after the damage left by hurricane Katrina. This special place is

  • GOLD for Willie Mae's Scotch House

Ye Olde College Inn 

3016 S Carrollton Ave New Orleans, LA (504) 866-3683

Fried oyster sandwich and fried oyster po'boy cut in half with oysters on top.


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