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Brigtsen's

Neighborhoods: Leonidas
Cuisine: Lunch, Southern, Traditional

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Rating:
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Price:
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emig00

 New Orleans, LA
 

Little Secret!

The place is a small restaurant with some of the best food in the city. It is a hush hush secret by the locals. The food is spectacular and the service amazing too. Go Hungry! Chef Brigtsen is one of the best chefs in the city. Shh. Don’t tell anyone. I might make some locals mad for telling you this! The appetizers are so good you wil want to eat it all. The Mustard & Cornmeal Fried Catfish did that to me!

Brigtsen's Seafood Platter

This entree is called the “Shell Beach Diet” and consists of:

~Grilled Drum Fish with Crawfish & Pistachio Lime Sauce
~Shrimp Cornbread with Jalapeño Smoked Corn Butter
~Baked Oyster LeRuth with Shrimp & Crabmeat
~Baked Oyster Bienville
~Jalapeño Shrimp Cole Slaw
~Panéed Sea Scallop with Asparagus Coulis

Broiled Gulf Fish

With Crabmeat Parmesan Crust, Mushrooms, & Lemon Mousselline Sauce

RRabbit Tenderloin

With Andouille Parmesan Grits Cake, Spinach, & Creole Mustard Sauce

Mustard & Cornmeal Fried Catfish

With Stone Ground Jalapeño Cheese Grits & Creole Sauce 8.75

January 19, 2017
 

Brightsen's Restaurant gives you the best experience you can have at a restaurant , their food is delicious and their service is great food is well cooked and brought to your table fast nothing is over cooked to much seasoning, i love…
January 18, 2009
 

Brigtsen's

Sweet little homey restaurant wit hand painted murals on the wall. The trout was super tender and delicious and the deserts like the creme brulee were excellent

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Pros
The food was delicious
Cons
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Cons
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Brigtsens Dinner Lunch
Tips
  • Indulge your sweet tooth with this decadent "special request" item--a sampler platter of Brigtsen's desserts, from rich banana bread pudding to house-made sorbets.
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