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Where to eat next in New Orleans? GW Fins is one of 7 delicious picks from food critic, Ian Mcnulty – Nola.com (September 2019)


Voted on by the people, GW Fins is named the second-best restaurant in New Orleans – Gambit (August 2019)


Eater New Orleans recognizes GW Fins as one of the best restaurants for group dining and says, “Executive chef Michael Nelson and chef/owner Tenney Flynn have made GW Fins one of the city’s best destinations for fresh, sustainably sourced seafood” – Eater New Orleans (July 2019)


“…GW Fins looks like a typical fine dining joint in the French Quarter, but it’s the innovative approach to seafood that really sets it apart from its peers” – Conde Nast Traveler (April 2019)


Yelp includes GW Fins on their list of the Top 100 Places to Treat Yourself this spring – Yelp (April 2019)


GW Fins makes OpenTable’s list of 100 Best Restaurants in America for 2018 – the only restaurant in New Orleans on the list – OpenTable (December 2018)


TripAdvisor’s 2018 Traveler’s Choice Award names GW Fins the 7th best fine dining restaurant in ALL of the United States – TripAdvisor (December 2018)


GW Fins is voted the lead restaurant in New Orleans Magazine’s round up of the Best Tacos in Town – New Orleans Magazine (November 2018)


“Featuring exquisite vintage wines from renowned wineries as well as those harvested from local vineyards, OpenTable’s list of the 100 Best Restaurants for Wine Lovers in America highlights some of the country’s best wine lists” – OpenTable (September 2018)


GW Fins is voted one of the top 3 restaurants in New Orleans, along with Commander’s Palace and Galatoire’s – Gambit (August 2018)


“Chef Michael Nelson of GW Fins has long been advocating for sustainability on the table and in the kitchen, particularly as it pertains to fish and seafood” – Louisiana Cookin’ (August 2018)


GW Fins makes Brett Anderson’s list of top 10 best French Quarter restaurants in 2018 – The Times-Picayune (July 2018)


Executive Chef Mike Nelson selected as one of 15 chefs to participate in the James Beard Foundation’s Chefs Boot Camp for Policy and Change – James Beard Foundation (March 2017)


Acclaimed New Orleans food writer, Brett Anderson, puts GW Fins’ Sheepshead Tacos on his list of the best 10 things he ate last month – The Times-Picayune (February 2017)


TripAdvisor recognizes GW Fins as one of the most romantic places to dine on Valentine’s Day – TripAdvisor (February 2017)


“GW Fins has long been a go-to place for seafood lovers, with a menu that offers a wider array of choices than just about anywhere else” – New Orleans Magazine (November 2016)


GW Fins is voted one of the top 100 restaurants for Foodies in America for 2016 by OpenTable diners – OpenTable (2016)


“They say to save the best for last, and I think we did” – The Huffington Post (June 2016)


“Executive Chef Mike Nelson of GW Fins serves a cut that most chefs have never even contemplated” – Star Chefs (February 2016)