Jack Rose named ‘Best Hotel Restaurant’ in U.S.

New Orleans is home to good fun, but more importantly good food. That’s why it’s a no brainer that one of our local hotel restaurants topped the list when it comes to being the best in the country.

Jack Rose has been recognized as the “No. 1 Best Hotel Restaurant” in the country, according to USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice 2019.

A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to pick the initial 20 nominees, and the top winners were determined by popular vote. The restaurant is known for its lively atmosphere and sophisticated cuisine. Co-owned by Emery Whalen and Chef Brian Landry of QED Hospitality, Jack Rose is the culinary crown of the Pontchartrain Hotel on St. Charles Street.

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“We are thrilled to be named Best Hotel Restaurant by the readers of USA today, and we are so grateful for the outpouring of support from our guests, friends and family. Jack Rose is the embodiment of the type of personal connection that we wanted to share with our team and our guests. The creation of this restaurant was inspired to by the city of New Orleans and its love of life and celebration,” state Whalen and Landry.

Jack Rose is hip, fun and also home to the famous Lil’ Wayne portrait that hangs over a pink sofa. Trust me, it makes for a great Instagram picture.

USA Today 10Best has provided original, unbiased and experiential travel content of top attractions, things to do, restaurants and hotels for top destinations in the U.S. and around the world since 2013. Add Jack Rose to your list of must-stops!

The complete list of award winners is available here.