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Accolades

GW Fins receives the prestigious Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence for the 13th year in a row. – Wine Spectator (July 2015)


“Perfectionist. Purist. Classicist. These are a few of the words critics use to describe Chef Flynn’s impeccable cuisine.” – Louisiana Kitchen & Culture Magazine (March/April 2015)


GW Fins receives “OpenTable Diner’s Choice Award,” celebrating top-rated restaurants in New Orleans. – OpenTable (2015)


The Huffington Post deems GW Fins as one of New Orleans’ hidden treasures that will give people a fresh new look at the city. – The Huffington Post (February 2015)


“We’ve selected ten unmissable places, from sandwich shops to fine-dining establishments, to eat seafood in NOLA.” – The Culture Trip (2014)


“This is a New Orleans original that manages to break the local mold while giving a better measure of the depth and quality of our local seafood abundance.” –Gambit’s Best of New Orleans (August 2011)


GW Fins receives acclaimed “Traveler’s Choice 2012 Winner” award among Traveler’s Favorite Restaurants in New Orleans on TripAdvisor.com (June 2011)


Previewing GW Fins’ Mardi Gras dinner at the James Beard House, Chef Tenney Flynn prepares Barbeque Gulf Shrimp on FOX-TV’s national morning show, “Fox and Friends.” (March 2011)


“The city’s white-tablecloth chefs are dreaming up inventive takes on the (Po-boy) sandwich, too. GW Fins, whose fried-Maine-lobster po’boy took “Best of Show” at last November’s New Orleans Po-Boy Preservation Festival.” –Wall Street Journal (March 2011)


“Standout dishes include the cold-smoked oysters, which arrive sizzling on a bed of rock salt, seared but mostly raw, a dish that combines showmanship with smarts.” –The Huffington Post Travel (January 2011)


“Adventurous chefs are introducing some unlikely fish in the name of ‘sustainable seafood.’ Tenney Flynn, the owner and chef of New Orleans restaurant GW Fins is widely acknowledged as the fishmonger czar of the Gulf region.” –Wall Street Journal (October 2010)