New Orleans Journals

New Orleans for the Day

A November 2007 trip to New Orleans by VA_traveler

Quote: In the evening and morning before leaving on a cruise ship, we took in some of the French Quarter's major sights.



I tagged this restaurant as serving American, but not in the "burgers and fries" sense. Petunias serves a lovely blend of Cajun, Creole, and French - just what you'd expect in New Orleans. Petunia's is in a pink, three story building on St. Louis Street, and was about a block from our hotel. We were out early, and were the first customers of the day at 9:00. (We actually waited a minute or two in the street for the waiter to unlock the door.) The building is old, with a narrow entry way, high ceilings, and what either original or well-interpreted fireplaces. No need to run them the day we were there - the ceiling fans were already spinning. The waitstaff was friendly, th...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on November 16, 2007

817 St. Louis St.
New Orleans, Louisiana 70112
(504) 522-6440