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Accolades

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)


Brett Anderson’s top 10 best French Quarter restaurants 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 receives “TripAdvisor’s 2016 Traveler’s Choice Award,” celebrating the top 25 best fine dining restaurants in America – TripAdvisor (2016)


“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)


Voted one of the top 100 restaurants for Foodies in America for 2016 by OpenTable diners – OpenTable (2016)


“They say 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)


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)