6 New Restaurants to Try This August

In a foodie city like New Orleans, there is never a shortage of places to grab a delicious bite to eat. With so many new restaurants popping up, sometimes it's hard to keep track of restaurant openings. That's why we've put together a list of new restaurants to try this month.

Saffron NOLA

What started as a pop-up six years ago has now turned into a brick-and-mortar restaurant on Magazine Street. The family-owned restaurant serves authentic Indian cuisine. You can expect traditional Indian dishes on the menu, as well as some dishes with a New Orleans flair, like the curried gumbo.  Photo courtesy: Saffron NOLA

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Chef Dan Esses of Three Muses has opened up a Kosher restaurant in Tulane’s Hillel House. The breakfast, lunch and dinner spot serves seasonal, farm-to-table Kosher food with a focus on Israeli and Korean flavors.  Photo courtesy: Rimon

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The Caribbean meets New Orleans at this upscale Dominican restaurant.  Mangu recently opened on the Westbank offering authentic Dominican cuisine. Think stews, empanadas, plantains and mofongo.  Photo courtesy: Mangu Facebook

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Tito's Ceviche and Pisco

Peru comes to Magazine Street. Tito’s serves traditional Peruvian dishes and pisco cocktails.  Menu items include and array of seafood, meat and vegetarian dishes.  Expect several versions of ceviche on the menu.  Photo courtesy: Tito’s Ceviche and Pisco

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Blind Tiger

The Blind Tiger got its start in Bay St. Louis and had immediate success. Its newest waterfront location is in Slidell. The food is fresh and never frozen. Try the Royal Red Shrimp or the Fish Tacos. Either way, you can’t go wrong. Photo courtesy: The Blind Tiger

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Batture opened up in the Riverbend taking over the Carrollton Avenue corner spot formerly occupied by O’Henry’s.  The restaurant serves traditional Louisiana dishes like barbecue shrimp, crawfish etoufee and po-boys.  Photo courtesy: Batture facebook

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