GW Fins named ‘No. 3 best fine dining restaurant’ in U.S.

Some may eat to live, but it’s the total opposite in New Orleans. That’s why it’s no surprise that local restaurant, GW Fins, was named among the best in the country, according to Trip Advisor.

GW Fins, located in the French Quarter, was awarded No. 3 on the list of restaurants known for impeccable food and service. The honor is part of Trip Advisor’s annual Travelers’ Choice Awards for Restaurants.

Source: @GWFins Instagram

Within three categories for fine dining, everyday dining and fast casual, the award winners were determined by factoring in the quantity and quality of reviews gathered over a 12-month period.

This year, the awards recognize 584 total restaurants globally and 75 U.S. restaurants.

Fine Dining Award-Winners:

1. Daniel – New York City, New York

2. Halls Chophouse – Charleston, South Carolina

3. GW Fins – New Orleans, Louisiana

4. Lahaina Grill – Lahaina, Hawaii

5. Geronimo – Santa Fe, New Mexico

6. Charleston Grill – Charleston, South Carolina

7. Peninsula Grill – Charleston, South Carolina

8. Mama’s Fish House – Paia, Hawaii

9. Merriman’s – Waimea, Hawaii

10. The Bazaar by Jose Andres – Miami Beach, Florida

GW Fins posted about the honor to Instagram: “We are extremely honored and humbled to be named #3 best fine dining restaurant in America in 2019 by @tripadvisor. Thank you so much to everyone who dined with us this year. We hope to see you again in 2020!”

See also: Watch them make it: GW Fins’ Firecracker Tuna Tacos

If you’ve never been to GW Fins, you may want to try some of the popular dishes like the soft shell crab or lobster dumplings.

A Trip Advisor diner said, “The service was impeccable. Every item we ordered was more delicious than the next. If I could eat those lobster dumplings every day I would. A must visit!” Browse the menu here.

To view the full list of 2019 Travelers’ Choice award-winning restaurants, including TripAdvisor diners’ favorite restaurants in the world, click here.

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