Intimately nestled near The Old Absinthe House, is Jean Lafitte's Bistro, long known by its customers as an Oasis on Bourbon Street. We offer the finest of Creole and Cajun cuisine utilizing local seafood, prepared from treasured family recipes along with locally influenced versions of some old favorites.
Our award winning Chef Michel A. Clavelin and staff use only the finest fresh ingredients to create their innovative culinary masterpieces. The Chefs have a unique gift for delicately blending our regional flavors also that our food is always full of spices, but never too hot.
At Jean Lafitte's Bistro, we bake our own breads and create our own delicious desserts. All of our ingredients are delivered fresh daily, including our live Maine lobsters. We work totally from "scratch", creating our own stocks, bases, and sauces. Any dish may be customized to suit vegetarians, carnivores, or those with dietary restrictions.