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Brunch for Two in New Orleans

Start your day off right by being lazy and sleeping in. Once you finally rouse from your slumber, jump into a New Orleans cultural weekend tradition know as brunch, usually served from 10 AM- 2 PM. Get the best of both worlds of great dining with a breakfast flair as you treat yourself to a decadent spread at one of the many New Orleans' restaurants that serve brunch. You can pick a restaurant from the list below or check out this Top 10 List from USA Today.

For some added fun, Take the GoNOLA New Orleans Brunch Quiz to see what type of Bruncher you are!

  1. Court of Two Sisters- The Court of Two Sisters offers a genteel setting for a weekend eye opener, situated in an historic three story building on Royal Street in the French Quarter. Every day is Sunday at this popular spot, where a $29.95 buffet jazz brunch is served seven days a week. Sit a spell in the massive leafy courtyard where you can enjoy a hot and cold buffet of Creole specialties, as well as a carving and omelet station, while listening to soothing live jazz. Its central French Quarter location makes The Court of Two Sisters convenient to just about every FQ hotel, and reservations are recommended.
  2. House of Blues- The gospel music at brunch will have you singing and swaying in your seat, as acclaimed gospel producer Kirk Franklin selects moving material from traditional and contemporary gospel to be performed on stage as you enjoy your meal by local New Orleans music talent. The whole experience is exuberant, celebratory, and purely joyful. The songs and community atmosphere will make it hard to stay in your chair, as dancing around the table is encouraged and practiced. Did we mention, they have amazing food?
  3. Broussard's- Located on Conti Street, Broussard's Restaurant is known for its beautiful courtyard, fine dining and happy hour specials. But did you know they also offer a bottomless brunch? Endless carafes of orange juice and bottles of cava are all yours for $12 per person. Pair the booze with fried oysters Rockefeller, eggs Sardou on a toasted croissant or barbecue shrimp and grits with Worchestershire butter.
  4. Brennan's- Sip on all your favorite cocktails, like their spicy Cajun bloody mary with pickled okra or Temperance Tea made with Tito's vodka, blueberry and black tea infused syrup and honey liqueur for $9. Amid a menu of classic dishes, like eggs Benedict, there are some unusual additions, like the wonderful egg yolk carpaccio with Andouille vinaigrette and crispy sweet potato. And don't forget the famous bananas Foster, flambéed right at the table.
  5. Commander's Palace- Battered a bit by Katrina, Commander's Palace is back in full force, serving up dishes starring local meats, seafood, vegetables and fruits. Don't expect to roll into brunch in you PJ's; as a fine dining establishment, Commander's Palace requires patrons to wear slacks and button ups. Be prepared to experience New Orleans dining like it was back in the day.

For a full list of restaurants with brunch offerings, click here.