Restaurant August

Top 1% of restaurants in New Orleans
8 / 10

11 expert reviews

“John Besh's Louisiana upbringing and knowledge of cutting-edge culinary trends enable him to compose menus that hold their own among the most stringent standards of fine dining.”

– Gayot

Concierge Concierge
"Where this chef does his best work. The atmosphere is as welcoming and chic as ever... and Besh hasn't missed a step in terms of the menu."
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"August’s converted 19th-century tobacco warehouse gets the nod for most aristocratic dining room in New Orleans." Full review
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"Surrounded by huge flower arrangements and unusual crystal chandeliers, patrons savor contemporary French cuisine white seated beside a row of large windows." Full review
Zagat Zagat
"John Besh's "unforgettable" CBD flagship "glows with his personality" as the "star" chef's "keen sense of flavors" and devotion to "local ingredients" yield "superb" New French fare." Full review
BlackBook BlackBook
"Restaurants generally referred to as "the best in the city" generate a fair amount of controversy among foodies, and August is no exception."
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