23 Black Owned Restaurants You Have to Try in New Orleans

14 Parishes

Are you looking for delicious Jamaican food? Look at most 14 Parishes. This restaurant started in a food hall and graduated to its building a few years later.


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New Orleans is a great city to visit, but if you are looking for additional Louisiana vacation spots to tag onto a New Orleans trip, add a few of these towns to your itinerary: Abita Springs, Lake Charles, and Lafayette.

Willie Mae's Scotch House

Established in 1957 in the Treme neighborhood, Willie Mae’s Scotch House has been a staple in New Orleans ever since.

Compere Lapin

Nina Compton was named Best Chef: South in 2018 by the Janes Beard Foundation, and let me say, I’ve never had a meal at Compere Lapin that I did not enjoy.

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Hammond is just a short ride through the Maurepas Swamp, and there are many things to do in this area. Wildlife is super popular in this part of Louisiana, and you can spend the day finding Alligators at Kliberts Turtle and Alligator Tours or experience a safari-like adventure at Global Wildlife Center.


Ask anyone in New Orleans about Ms. Linda, and they will know that you are talking about the Ya-ka-Mein Lady. Found mostly at festivals, like French Quarter Fest and Jazz Fest, Ms. Linda’s Yakamin is some of the most delicious soul food you can grab.

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