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Old 02-18-2011, 11:05 AM
 
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Hi I will be going to New Orleans and staying in the french quarters. I will be flying in and walking so will not have car. Can anyone help me with any places I my be able to eat being a strict vegan. Any help would be great. Thanks!
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Old 02-18-2011, 12:42 PM
 
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I'm a semi-vegitarian, but I know vegans take it to the next level.

There's an African restaurant in the quarter called Bennachin thats very veggie friendly. Mona's on Frenchman St. serves middle eastern food with lots of veggie options. Cafe Bamboo was another good place, but I think it closed.
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Old 02-22-2011, 08:07 AM
 
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I definitely recommend Bennachin! There are also quite a few Asian restaurants here and there. Take the St. Charles streetcar to the Carrollton/ Riverbend area. You should ride out that way anyway because it's pretty breathtaking if you like gorgeous older houses ;-)
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Old 02-22-2011, 11:00 AM
 
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Just be sure any broth is vegetable, many places use the same chicken or beef broth for everything.
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Old 02-22-2011, 06:32 PM
 
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I visited New Orleans last month and am a vegan (for almost 15 years). New Orleans, while very famous for it's cuisine, is also a terrible town for vegans. I ate at Bennachin and it was decent. I also ate at Surrey's Cafe and Juice Bar, a small place that had maybe 2 or 3 items marked vegan on the menu. Food was also decent, but nothing to rave about. Perhaps you have run across this website: http://www.happycow.net/north_americ...a/new_orleans/

I unfortunately don't have any recommendations. For a town world renown for it's food, it is quite a let down to vegans. Try San Francisco or New York, both great towns for vegans. (and unfortunately, looks like I'm moving there this summer. I guess I'll be doing very little eating out for the next 4 years)
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Old 02-23-2011, 08:00 PM
 
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Back to the Garden, 833 Howard Ave, 70113. It's on the opposite side of the CBD from the Quarters, near Lee Circle and the train station. Safe to go during the day. Also, Whole Foods Market used to have a great little location on Esplanade, very near the quarter; but they shut it down. You can easily take the Magazine bus (#11) from Canal Street up town to the WFM at 5600 Magazine Street, 70115. Always vegan eats there.
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Old 02-28-2011, 08:25 PM
 
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Thanks so much everyone for replying, I wrote down all the suggestions :-)
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Old 02-28-2011, 08:34 PM
 
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Back to the Garden, 833 Howard Ave, 70113. It's on the opposite side of the CBD from the Quarters, near Lee Circle and the train station. Safe to go during the day.
I love Back to the Garden and order from there whenever I can because I usually don't have time to walk over for lunch. I love all the food except the cheese soup and the gumbo. Faves: tuna club, side salad w/honey french dressing, tacos and turkey burger. It's a good cheap lunch with delivery but I don't know if I'd recommend it as a destination spot.
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Old 03-03-2011, 06:23 PM
 
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I love Back to the Garden and order from there whenever I can because I usually don't have time to walk over for lunch. I love all the food except the cheese soup and the gumbo. Faves: tuna club, side salad w/honey french dressing, tacos and turkey burger. It's a good cheap lunch with delivery but I don't know if I'd recommend it as a destination spot.
Nor does it sound like you could recommend it as a "vegan" spot either, based on all the non-vegan food you mentioned.
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Old 03-19-2011, 10:27 PM
 
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The Green Goddess in the Quarter also has some good veg options.
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