Looking for a bite to eat on game day? With football season right around the corner, the Unknown Food Critic found the best dining locations around the Dome.
Gallery: Game day dining around the Dome
640 Carondelet St., New Orleans, 504-459-4449
This second restaurant from Justin Devillier of La Petite Grocery does an upscale but easy-going version of brunch on the weekends.
601 Loyola Ave., 504-613-3860
In the Hyatt Hotel, with a huge bar, a great drink selection and happy hour on weekends (3-6 p.m.)
916 Lafayette St., 504-383-5583
This is a stylish and atmospheric lounge and restaurant adds a hearty menu of global flavors for brunch on Saints home game days.
The Company Burger
611 O’Keefe Ave., 504-309-9422
An expansion from the original on Freret Street, this second location in the Paramount Building has a larger bar and the same great burgers.
535 Tchoupitoulas St., 504-599-2119
One of the hottest new restaurants in New Orleans has a weekend brunch to rev you up and a great bar for before or after the game.
123 Baronne St., 504-648-6020
The name is Italian for Sunday, and it’s a great place for pizzas, pastas and shared meat plates any day of the week.
800 Tchoupitoulas St., 504-528-9393
Emeril Lagasse’s original Warehouse District restaurant has extended hours on home game Sundays for post-game dining.
930 Poydras St., 504-304-6615
Mexican cuisine with a modern, chef-driven edge is the calling card of this restaurant, though chips and salsa, tacos and margaritas are still mainstays.
Juan’s Flying Burrito 515
Baronne St., 504-529-5825
The popular Tex-Mex cantina’s downtown location has the same quick, easy-to-love menu and margaritas a few blocks from the Dome.
Ruby Slipper Café
1005 Canal St., 504-525-9355
Hearty brunch with southern flavors, mimosas and bloody Marys from the bar.
630 Carondelet St., 504-930-3071
This oyster bar just debuted in August, and it's been turning heads with its style and different approach on the menu.
611 O’Keefe Ave., New Orleans, 504-509-7334
A bakery and café that can be as quick and easy as a grab-and-go a baguette sandwich or pastry from the walk-up coffee counter or a place to plan a sit-down family brunch.