Chartres House is your favorite neighborhood bar and Cajun restaurant located right in the heart of the French Quarter. This is the corner where friends gather after a hard day’s work for a cold beer on tap. This landmark is where tour guides spin yarns to visitors looking to take in the rich culture and history of New Orleans. This establishment is where locals and travelers alike feel at ease while enjoying some local fare and a delicious cocktail in the courtyard, or at the balcony bar.
Right around the corner from St. Louis Cathedral, the building that is home to Chartres House has seen historic changes in the French Quarter. It has "made groceries" for its neighbors, hosted Bohemian soirees, and fallen victim to fires. Chartres House strives to embody both the history of yesteryear and a homey atmosphere with a friendly staff, classic cocktails, and traditional New Orleans dishes. So come join us at our historic French Quarter Cajun restaurant and bar for any special occasion, any day of the week for a great night on the town, or your first visit to New Orleans.
While you can find other Cajun restaurants in New Orleans, no one does it quite like us! We take pride in our commitment to staying true to our history, heritage and culture– and we love being able to share that with each of our guests.
With our unique assortment of seafood platters, New Orleans favorites – like Blackened Shrimp & Cajun Jambalaya and Crawfish Etouffee – and other classics, you won’t find better Cajun food in the city! Bring your family, friends and appetite for an experience you won’t forget!