Happy Father’s Day to all the dads celebrating with their families around New Orleans this week! All around New Orleans, some of the best restaurants in town are celebrating dads with chef specials and hearty meals. And for such a notorious foodie town, we thought a Father’s Day Restaurant Guide was necessary.
If you’re looking for a spot to take the family to eat this weekend, check out our Father’s Day Restaurant Guide below!
Check out these Father’s Day Specials around New Orleans.
COMPÈRE LAPIN: Brunch Delights and Hot Fire Chicken
If your dad is the brunch-ing type, take him over to Compère Lapin. Chef Nina Compton is inviting guests to celebrate Father’s Day with a memorable brunch at her flagship restaurant at Old No. 77 Hotel. The à la carte Sunday Brunch menu has options like Hot Fire Chicken with biscuits and pickles; Buttermilk Gnocchi with sausage gravy; Goat Bolognese, plus Doughnut with Chantilly and Caviar. In addition to the regular brunch menu, diners can indulge in a selection of Father’s Day specials and enjoy boozy brunch cocktails.
Compère Lapin is located in The Old No. 77 Hotel at 535 Tchoupitoulas Street. Reservations can be made on Resy. To place an order, please visit www.comperelapin.com.
JEWEL OF THE SOUTH: For Cigars & Spirits
Celebrate dad with the ultimate Father’s Day experience at the culinary & cocktail gem: Jewel of the South. On Sunday, June 20th Jewel of the South will be hosting Cigar Night with Vintage Spirits in the courtyard. Priced at $135 per person (excluding tax + gratuity), the experience includes a welcome daiquiri made with Don Q 5 Star Puerto Rican Rum; Wagyu Beef with bone marrow and a caper, parsley and shallot salad; 1 cigar; and 1 pour of J.G. Monnet & Co. Cognac, VVL (Very Very Light), France, 40%, 1965. A la carte food and beverage items will also be available for purchase.
The dinner will take place from 5 PM – 9:30 PM; cigars will be available after 8 PM. There is limited seating available and guests must purchase a ticket through Resy.
Jewel of the South is located at 1026 Saint Louis Street on the corner of North Rampart and St Louis. www.jewelnola.com
SOBOU – Tie One on Dad Special
Treat dad to some legs and eggs at this special Father’s Day twist on a weekly Burlesque Brunch special. Stop by the extravagant French Quarter bar SoBou with Dad for the “Tie One on Dad” Experience. Your meal comes with a tie from local boutique NOLA Couture, presented by world-famous burlesque dancer Bella Blue. Call in to SoBou or check OpenTable to reserve your spot.
Father’s Day Brunch at SoBou is this Sunday, June 20 between 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
SouBou is located at 310 Chartres Street. https://www.sobounola.com
COCHON: For the Grill Master
Who doesn’t love some good, New Orleans style home cooking? If you’re more in the mood for a grill-out with your dad, Cochon is the place to get all the best meats and fix-ins. This Warehouse District’s meat-lovers’ sanctuary will feature five cuts of steak and hot dogs, pork chops, sausages, and chicken all ready to go in the front of house butcher case.
If you need to, you can even preorder grilling packages, and sides. Now just call someone to pick up the frozen daiquiris on the way and you’re good to go!
Cochon is open daily from 11 AM – 10 PM.
Cochon is located at 930 Tchoupitoulas St. https://cochonbutcher.com
TOUPS’ MEATERY: For the Steak Guy
Maybe Dad is more of a steak guy, then you can’t beat Toups’ Meatery. Treat dad to an unforgettable dinner at Chef Isaac Toups contemporary Cajun restaurant Toups Meatery. Enjoy a delicious Louisiana Wagyu NY strip with creme fraiche, caviar smashed potatoes; or the decadent Bone Marrow special. Also available will be the signature à la carte dinner menu, which includes Isaac’s famed Meatery Board and fan-favorite Seared Venison Loin.
Toups’ Meatery is located at 845 North Carrollton Avenue. www.toupsmeatery.com.
CARMO: For the Plant-Based
This tropical Latin café in the warehouse district is just as accommodating for plant-based diets as meat-eaters – perfect if you’re taking out a large group of people with different dietary needs. Carmo’s vibrant decor and stylish interior is set up well for big parties, so come hungry and come with many. The owners stand by their mission to provide everyone with healthy & affordable dishes in a warm & inviting atmosphere.
Carmo is closed on Sunday, but you could head over with the family on Friday or Saturday for a night on the town.
Carmo is open Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 9 AM – 10 PM.
Carmo is located at 527 Julia Street. https://cafecarmo.com
MID-CITY YACHT CLUB: For the Sports Bar Dude
Sometimes, you just want to hang loose with a beer and a burger in front of the game. There’s definitely a spot for that in New Orleans. Mid-City Yacht Club is a lively hangout in it’s namesake neighborhood. Both the inside and their outdoor patio has ample TVs for sports, plus the occasional crawfish boil. With lots of local beer on tap and burgers on the menu, any low-maintenance dad would be happy as a crawdad here.
Mid-City Yacht Club is open from 11 AM – 2 AM.
Mid-City Yacht Club is located at 440 S St Patrick St. https://midcityyachtclub.com