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Experience the cuisine that has created raving fans of local diners and national and local food critics alike. Chef Tenney Flynn (two time winner of "Chef of the Year" in New Orleans Magazine) ensures the highest quality seafood by flying in products from around the globe and featuring only the best from local waters - both at their seasonal peak. This commitment to freshness and variety are two of the many reasons GW Fins prints its menu daily and has received numerous glowing reviews in The Times-Picayune (4 beans), Food & Wine, Southern Living and Esquire magazines. We look forward to serving you soon so we may learn what you think.
Hours

Regular Hours

Payment method
amex, visa, discover, mastercard
Price Range
$$$
Location
French Quarter
Neighborhoods
French Quarter - CBD, French Quarter
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Categories
Seafood Restaurants, Creole & Cajun Restaurants, French Restaurants, Restaurants
Other Information

Parking: Lot, Free

Wi-Fi: Free

Bike Parking: No

Attire: Dressy

Good For Groups: Yes

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Cuisines: Southern, French, European, Seafood, Continental, Cajun & Creole

Alcohol: Full Bar, Wine

Takes Reservations: Yes

Outdoor Seating: No

Pets Allowed: No

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Alice P.

07/31/2014

Overall
Disappointing

I have been so eager to try this place and was completely disappointed. The other folks at the table seemed to have nice meals but mine was awful. According to the waiter Mahi Mahi was the freshest fish on the menu. It was over cooked and uninteresting. If I wasn't a guest of my boyfriends company I would have sent it back. :(.

katieg150772615

06/13/2012

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Editorial review from Citysearch

The freshest seafood in the city! I ate things I thought I didn't like and loved them (lobster ravioli)! The biscuits were devilish, just like the waiter mentioned, so delicious but don't let them trick you into filling up on them! We did a tasting menu and the bartender was nice enough to do a mixed drink pairing with the dinner for me since I'm not a wine enthusiast. GW Fins has definitely set the bar on seafood!

dcam

12/22/2011

Overall
Excellent dining experience

Impossible for this place to get any sort of bad review! Top new Orleans chefs, food is perfect in every way from presentation to taste. However, they are very pricey and have a very limited menu.

norcaltravel

05/06/2008

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Overall
Awesome!

We love this place and visit every year! It is on our rotation - GW Fins and Muriel's every visit. The biscuits are amazing and they were even willing to give me the recipe! Every appetizer, salad and entree we had tried has been amazing! The service is always personable and comfortable. In a city with amazing food, this is one of the best!

nborje

03/20/2008

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Great place for a romantic night out!

This place was definitely one of our favorites in New Orleans. It has a great ambiance and wonderful staff. The menu is different every day and there is a nice variety of choices. My husband and I ordered different seafood entrees and were very pleased with the freshness of the fish and scallops. The meal was pricey but definitely worth it! We would definitely go back there again on our way through the city!

pinays

05/08/2007

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good seafood

i went with a fairly large group (8) and yet we were seated promptly. we all had a great time and the service was not bad. i had the lump crab salad (mixed greens, asparagus, and tomatoes with a creamy basil dressing) to start and that was delicious. the buttermilk bread, by the way, was warm and so good -- i had 4!!! i also had the chilean sea bass (braised in a hot and sour shrimp stock with enoki mushrooms, sauteed spinach and boc choy) which felt so buttery it just melted in your mouth. i also tried a friend's scallop entree -- that was very good too. everything there was just good. i would go back for some great seafood!

grh044

01/03/2007

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DOES NOT DISAPPOINT!

PROMPT SEATING, SPACE BETWEEN TABLES, JUST THE RIGHT AMOUNT OF SERVICE, FOOD TO DIE FOR, OWNER VERY ATTENTIVE TO ALL OF HIS PATRONS, YOU GET A VERY GOOD FEELING ABOUT BEING THERE...VERY SIMPLY PUT.....""EAT THERE!!!""

eburingvw

02/04/2006

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OOOOOOOOH so good!

They went above and beyond our expectations for our 1st anniversary. The table was specially decorated, menus were personalized for the occasion, and desert was brought out with an additional plate that read, ""Happy 1st Anniversary"" written in chocolate. The entire staff made sure we were well taken care of.
I haven't even mentioned the food. The Lobster dumplings were incredible. I had to remember my manners to stop myself from licking the plate. The grilled scallops with the rizoto was to die for. I was so enthralled by my meal, I don't remember what my husband had. (Actually, I think he had the sesame crusted tuna.) To finalize the meal, we split a creme brulee. It was a creme brulee in it's finest form. (no cornstarch or gelatin used that I could tell).
I have no clue about the land based entrees.
In NOLA, you gotta eat the seafood.

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