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The wood-fire oven is central to both the menu and the dining experience, from the incredible homemade, wood-fired pita to vegetable-centric small plates and heartier entrees. Many of the dishes on the diverse menu are meant to be shared and enjoyed throughout many courses.
Situated directly on the St. Charles streetcar line (stop number 24), on the corner of St. Charles and Napoleon Avenues, the restaurant offers a front row seat to all the beautiful sights and sounds New Orleans has to offer. The menu offers something for every taste, with items ranging from Shrimp & Grits to Filet Mignon, and many in between.
This neighborhood restaurant is vintage New Orleans, from the service to the decor. The oyster bar always manned by a friendly shucker. The oysters are fresh, salty and delicious.
The old time oyster bar and cocktail bar offers raw oysters on the half shell and all types of cocktails. We offer fine seafood, Italian specialties and delicious steaks.
The atmosphere is unique with a dining room fit with a cozy lounge, and an outdoor patio perfect for an afternoon drink or two.
Steps away from some of Magazine Street's highlights, Misa is a perfect addition to your night on the town.
We look forward to seeing you!
- MmichmsgNew Orleans / Louisiana •19 reviews5.0Dined 6 days agoOur first time dining in the new space . Beautiful . As always excellent service and food . Many options for all eaters . Happy the new restaurant is closer .More infoSukhoThai - UptownPrice: Moderate• Thai• Uptown•4.3
- JWJulieWNew Orleans / Louisiana •3 reviews5.0Dined on Nov 23, 2023Thank you so much for a lovely Thanksgiving brunch. The setting was so lovely, the service kind, and the table by the window was perfect. I’m also so appreciative of you accommodating my vegetarian diet. I will be back!More infoApollinePrice: Moderate• Contemporary American• Uptown•4.7
- MMarkmvipDenver / Colorado •31 reviews5.0Dined on Nov 19, 2023Lovely Sunday brunch. Food was excellent and service attentive and friendly. Best dishes were avocado bruschetta, house omelette,and shakshouka. Quiet, sunny space. Would happily return.More infoMISAPrice: Expensive• Mediterranean• Uptown•4.6
- RWRobertWvipNew Orleans / Louisiana •224 reviews4.0Dined on Jun 25, 2023Tasty areyas pita sandwich but took awhile for food to arrive at the tableMore infoTal's HummusPrice: Moderate• Israeli• Uptown•4.4
- SsusanbNew Orleans / Louisiana •8 reviews5.0Dined on Jan 1, 2023La Petite Grocery was as wonderful as it was reputed to be. I went for the blue crab beignets, which were absolutely the best beignets I can imagine. The quantities of food were manageable, appreciated so that there was room for dessert. And the desserts were particularly complex and interesting - we tried all four.More infoLa Petite GroceryPrice: Expensive• French• Garden District•4.8
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New Orleanians mark time by food seasons, not calendar flips. The hottest months belong to frozen daiquiris and technicolor snoballs. Spring brings families and friends together over spicy spreads of boiled crawfish. Carnival season is all about sweet and savory king cakes. In other words, in a city that puts food at the center of its life—and not just the center of the table—eating and drinking is always a special occasion. When it comes to celebrating a birthday, graduation, or just feeling alive in the Big Easy, the stage is set with buckets of seafood, cocktails in James Beard Award-winning bars, and grand dining rooms that have hosted generations of milestone events. Read on for a guide to the 12 best restaurants to book across New Orleans to get the party started.
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Looking for a melting pot of cultures within the city of New Orleans? You'll find it in the Uptown neighborhood located north of the Mississippi River. In its early years, this area of the city attracted both overseas immigrants and transplants from other regions of the United States, and the neighborhood also boasted a large population of African-Americans. It's no wonder, then, that the restaurant scene in Uptown features a wide variety of cuisines from which to choose. Go for a Mediterranean flair at Italian pizzerias that feature homemade dough, lean toward Southern classics at a cafe that serves shrimp and grits, or enjoy classic Cajun and Creole dishes. Oh, and don't forget Uptown's German influence; try traditional Bavarian bratwursts or a sausage made from New Orleans crawfish.
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The best reviewed restaurant in Uptown is Baru Bistro & Tapas
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