We know the best gumbo is made by your grandma. However, if she’s not available, great restaurants always offer this delicious and traditional dish on their menus.
We asked our followers to recommend the best places to find gumbo in New Orleans. This is what we got.
Where to find the best gumbo in New Orleans
1. Gris Gris
Gris Gris’ Andouille Gumbo is made with a dark roux, chicken, and just the right amount of rice and chives. It’s offered in a bowl or cup, so feel free to share!
Where: 📍1800 Magazine Street
Enjoy the city view at Herbsaint. Get ready for this chicken, tasso, and andouille gumbo. It’s spicy, and each spoonful will warm your heart.
Where: 📍701 St Charles Avenue
3. Station 6
Looking for a laid-back option? Station 6 offers Southern food in a relaxing ambiance. Their menu features a seafood gumbo with gulf shrimp, oysters, and blue crab—the ultimate comfort food.
Where: 📍105 Metairie-Hammond Highway, Metairie
4. Landry’s Seafood
Landry’s menu has two different types of gumbo that are equally delicious. Their yummy gumbo includes shrimp, crab, and andouille sausage. You can also choose the chicken and sausage gumbo with seafood stock. Choose between a cup and a bowl.
Where: 📍620 Decatur Street, Unit 1A
5. Mandina’s Restaurant
You can’t visit Mandina’s without ordering a bowl of their homemade seafood gumbo. Eat as you watch the streetcars go by.
Where: 📍3800 Canal Street
6. Tujague’s Restaurant
The second oldest restaurant in the country! Tujague’s is a safe bet when looking for different types of gumbo. They have a gumbo du jour, and they change it regularly, but it’s always a pleasant surprise.
Where: 📍429 Decatur Street
Featured image by Mandina’s Restaurant @mandinasrestaurant.