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Restaurants to Try this Valentine’s Day in New Orleans

Boyfriend? No boyfriend? Dinner for one? Don’t worry, we’ll cover all the bases. There’s no better way to spend Valentine’s Day than with a good meal with your fav people, shop, and treat yo’ self. Whether you’re craving breakfast, lunch, or dinner after a day in Audubon Park or a street car ride, we’ve got the hottest recs for you to grab a bite with your buds. Whether you bring one person or the whole crew, this is our top list of places to go eat with the girl’s this Valentine’s Day!

Galentine’s Day Brunch at Jack Rose – Feb 13th

  • Of course Jack Rose is on the top of our list! As a Tulane student, it’s a rite of passage to get in on their disco punch bowl at LEAST once. No boys allowed! But, for you and the girls, they’re offering a three course prix fixe menu for brunch on February 13, complete with options like Glitter Chicken and Waffles (YASSSS), petite filets, and classic shrimp and grits. Not to mention, dessert is included.

You can book your reservation or preview Jack Rose’s menu here. Quick! Reservations WILL go fast!

Valentine’s Day Dinner at Vessel NOLA – Feb 14th

  • Vessel NOLA is a picturesque old church converted into a restaurant in the heart of Mid-City. You’ll have a lot to look forward to even when it just comes to its  pulsating atmosphere. On Valentine’s Day from 4-10pm, they’re offering a 4 course meal for you and your boo, or best girl friends, for $75. A sparkling glass of wine, tomato bisque, duck confit tartelette, petite filet, and a blood orange sabayo is on the menu. Honestly, this gem is a STEAL.

Interested? Reservations can be made here. Thank us later.

Heartbreak Hotel at the Monkey Board – Feb 12th

The girls that get it-get it. Heartbreak. Toxic people. That’s not going to ruin Valentine’s Day, no ma’am. Whether you want to bring a group or just your two BFFS, the Monkey Board on the roof at The Troubadour hotel is offering a gathering with food (by Milk Fish Nola), drinks, DJs, and a shot on entering! Tickets range from $20 – $55.

Book the Monkey Board on Opentable!

The Tasting Room for a Date Dinner – Feb 14th

Ok, so let’s cut to the chase. It’s $90 a pop. BUT don’t scroll so fast! This contemporary french restaurant gives off the best vibes AND has the best food. You’re getting everything from brut infused tea to flank steak, plus a delicious and unique dessert. The menu is HUGE and there’s so many options to choose from that you can’t go wrong! You’ll get hungry just reading it. I know I am. This experience will give you and your date a night to remember!

You can book this dinner here. Too expensive? They have a DRAG BRUNCH for $35 dollars with bottomless mimosas. We gotchu girl!

Valentine’s Day at New Orlean’s Vampire Cafe – Feb 14th

  • Looking for something unique in the heart of the French Quarter? The New Orlean’s Vampire Cafe is offering a romantic evening consisting of a three course meal with dangerously delicious cocktails to the backdrop of live violin music. After dinner, you will be our guests at their vampire-themed speakeasy, Potions, where you will each receive Love Potion #9. Finally, you’ll have a visit with our poet, who will create a unique romantic poem just for you. Dark, mysterious, and fascinating!

Looking for a bite (vampire joke, haha)? Reservations are here!

We hope your Valentine’s Day is filled with love and excitement this year (and we also hope we made your job a bit easier with planning)!

We hope your Valentine’s Day is filled with love and excited this year (and we also hope we made your job a bit easier with planning)!

To read more of Kirsten’s articles, visit: https://www.hercampus.com/author/kirsten-bazet/

Kirsten (Kyr) is a communications and theatre transfer student at Tulane. They enjoy performing and creating visual media. Alum of ΣΑΙ and Gamma Phi Beta.
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