The 5 best spots to score comfort food in New Orleans

Got a hankering for comfort food?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top comfort food hot spots in New Orleans, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to achieve your dreams.

1. Willie Mae's Scotch House

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Topping the list is Willie Mae's Scotch House. Located at 2401 St. Ann St. in Treme' Lafitte, the Southern spot is the most popular comfort food spot in New Orleans, boasting four stars out of 2,688 reviews on Yelp.

2. Seed

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Next up is Central City's Seed, situated at 1330 Prytania St. With four stars out of 797 reviews on Yelp, the vegan and vegetarian spot, offering comfort food and more, has proven to be a local favorite.

3. biscuit & buns on banks

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Mid-City's biscuit & buns on banks, located at 4337 Banks St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the breakfast and brunch spot, which offers comfort food and coffee and tea, four stars out of 545 reviews.

4. Tahyo Tavern

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Tahyo Tavern, a cocktail bar that offers comfort food and more in the French Quarter, is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 77 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1140 Decatur St. to see for yourself.

5. SWEGS Kitchen

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Finally, over in Mid-City, check out SWEGS Kitchen, which has earned four stars out of 64 reviews on Yelp. You can find the gluten-free spot, which offers comfort food and sandwiches, at 231 N. Carrollton Ave.

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