Chartres House is your neighborhood Cajun restaurant and bar located in the heart of the French Quarter. This is the corner where friends convene to grab a cold brew after a long day. This is a landmark where tour guides tell tales to visitors looking to soak in the history of New Orleans and its rich culture. This institution is where natives and travelers alike feel at home while enjoying some local fare and a delicious cocktail in the courtyard, or at the balcony bar.
In view of St. Louis Cathedral, the location of Chartres House has seen all that the French Quarter has been dealt. It has "made groceries" for its neighbors, fallen victim to fires, and hosted Bohemian soirees. Chartres House strives to embody both the history of yesterday and a home-like atmosphere with a friendly staff, classic cocktails, and traditional New Orleans dishes. So come see us at our historic French Quarter Cajun restaurant and bar for any special occasion, for your first visit to New Orleans, or just any day of the week for a great night on the town.
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!