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New American eats: 3 new spots to try in New Orleans

Interested in trying some new New American spots in New Orleans? You're in luck: we've found the freshest businesses to fill the bill. Here are the newest places to check out the next time you're in the mood for New American food.


127 N. Carrollton Ave., Mid-City

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Zasu is a New American spot.

The upscale eatery offers a variety of land and sea fare. Look out for oysters, lobster, octopus and veal short ribs as a starter. Entrees include roasted chicken breast, beef bourguignon, sautéed snapper and seared halibut. (Check out the full menu here.)

Yelp users are excited about Zasu, which currently holds 4.5 stars out of 23 reviews on the site.

Yelper Tamia G. wrote, "Overall, I enjoyed this experience and will visit again. Hopefully, they'll find creative ways to bring down the noise level. Though it is definitely a splurge to eat here, it's worth it on special occasions."

Rebecca O. noted, "Don't even know where to start with the raves for this little jewel."

Zasu is open from 5:30–10 p.m. on Monday-Saturday. (It's closed on Sunday.)


3218 Magazine St., Irish Channel

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Warbucks is a New American spot that divides its fare menu into five parts: small, big, soup and salad, sides and dessert. 

Look out for shrimp rings, grilled broccoli and pork belly wraps on the small menu; spicy shrimp fettuccini, burgers and hot dogs on the big menu; and a classic ice cream sandwich for dessert. Thirsty? A variety of wine, beer and signature cocktails are on offer. (Here's the full menu.)

Yelp users are generally positive about Warbucks, which currently holds four stars out of 64 reviews on the site.

Yelper Erika F., who reviewed Warbucks on January 28, wrote, "Overall I think this place is a great addition to Magazine Street. Looking forward to my next trip to Warbucks!

Warbucks is open from 11 a.m.–10 p.m. on Monday-Thursday and Sunday, and 11 a.m.–11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

The Elysian Bar

2317 Burgundy St., Marigny

Photo: jasmine c./Yelp

The Elysian Bar is a New American spot that serves caffeinated beverages and alcoholic libations alike, along with its menu of upscale fare. 

Grab a coffee in the morning and munch on a small plate such as chicken liver toast, or come in the evening, sip some whiskey and order confit chicken leg with white beans, roasted apple and shallots or the hanger steak with smoked potatoes. (You can see the full menu here.)

Yelp users are excited about The Elysian Bar, which currently holds 4.5 stars out of 21 reviews on the site.

Yelper Nancy E. wrote, "Woah. What a fabulous dinner. So fabulous we went back for brunch the next morning! We got a series of small plates, which we shared between the four of us..."

The Elysian Bar is open from 7 a.m.–midnight on Monday-Thursday and Sunday, and 7–1 a.m. on Friday and Saturday.

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