Here are New Orleans' top 5 traditional American spots

Pat O'Brien’s | Photo: Kat L./Yelp

Looking to satisfy your appetite for traditional American fare?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top traditional American spots around New Orleans, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to achieve your dreams.

In the New Orleans area, consumer spending at restaurants tends to increase the most in December and November, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of CRM and direct response marketing for small businesses. The average amount spent per customer transaction at New Orleans-area restaurants last year rose by 27% in November over the month before, just shy of the top monthly increase of 29% in December.

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1. Pat O'Brien’s

photo: seoeun l./yelp

First on the list is Pat O'Brien’s, located at 718 St. Peter St. in the French Quarter. The cocktail bar and traditional American spot is the most popular traditional American restaurant in New Orleans, boasting four stars out of 2,257 reviews on Yelp.

2. Ruby Slipper Cafe

Photo: Ruby Slipper Cafe/Yelp

Next up is the French Quarter's Ruby Slipper Cafe, situated at 204 Decatur St. With 4.5 stars out of 444 reviews on Yelp, the breakfast, brunch and traditional American spot has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Hobnobber's Variety Bar & Restaurant


Central Business District's Hobnobber's Variety Bar & Restaurant, located at 139 Carondelet St., is another top choice. Yelpers give the bar, traditional American and Cajun/Creole spot 4.5 stars out of 422 reviews.

4. Napoleon House

Photo: Napoleon House/Yelp

Over in the French Quarter, check out Napoleon House, which has earned four stars out of 1,157 reviews on Yelp. You can find the cocktail bar and traditional American spot at 500 Chartres St.

5. Katie's Restaurant & Bar


And then there's Katie's Restaurant & Bar, a Mid-City favorite with four stars out of 1,070 reviews. Stop by 3701 Iberville St. to hit up the bar, traditional American and Cajun/Creole spot the next time the urge strikes.

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