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Based on over 1 million verified diner reviews submitted in the last year, GW Fins is named one of the Top 100 Restaurants in America for a Business Meeting – OpenTable x Bumble (August 2022)


Eater New Orleans recognizes GW Fins as one of the 38 Essential Restaurants in New Orleans this spring – Eater New Orleans (April 2022)


GW Fins is named one of the 18 Greatest Restaurants in New Orleans by OpenTable – OpenTable (April 2022)


Executive Chef Michael Nelson nominated by the James Beard Foundation for Best Chef of the South – James Beard Foundation (February 2022)


New Orleans Magazine’s Tops Of The Town results are in, and GW Fins has been named the Top Place For Fine Dining and the Top Place For Seafood – New Orleans Magazine (January 2022)


Based on verified reviews by OpenTable diners, GW Fins earned a spot on the 2021 OpenTable Top 100 Restaurants list – OpenTable (December 2021)


GW Fins is nominated as one of the top three Best Overall Restaurants and one of the top three Best Seafood Restaurants in New Orleans in the 2021 Gambit “Best Of New Orleans” Reader’s Poll – Gambit (September 2021)


CNN features Executive Chef Michael Nelson on a segment of their Call To Earth show that highlights Lionfish, an invasive species – CNN (August 2021)


For the third year in a row, TripAdvisor’s Traveler’s Choice Award names GW Fins one of the top 10 Best Fine Dining Restaurants in ALL of the United States – TripAdvisor (July 2021)


Nola.com names GW Fins one of The Best Restaurants in New Orleans For Any Appetite – Nola.com (June 2021)


GW Fins is voted one of the Top 25 Spots Yelpers are Loving for Takeout in New Orleans – Yelp (February 2021)


Based on thousands of suggestions from Yelp reviewers, GW Fins is named one of the Top 100 Places to Eat in 2021 – Yelp (February 2021)


Eater New Orleans recognizes GW Fins as one of 18 Standout Dining Destinations in New Orleans – Eater New Orleans (November 2020)


“The roomy décor offers a more relaxed, communal flair compared to more opulent settings, but it’s the food that reigns supreme. Harvested from local waters or distant seas, its sensual flavor is driven by the kitchen’s strict rule of freshness” – Getting On Travel (June 2020)


Time Out deems GW Fins one of the 27 Best New Orleans Restaurants – Time Out (March 2020)


Foreword Reviews has chosen The Deep End of Flavor as a finalist for the 2019 INDIES Book of the Year Awards – Foreword Reviews (March 2020)


GW Fins receives the following OpenTable Diner’s Choice Awards in 2020 – Best Overall, Best Food, Best Service, Best Value, Most Booked – OpenTable (February 2020)


Eater New Orleans recognizes GW Fins as one of the essential restaurants to eat at in the French Quarter – Eater New Orleans (February 2020)


OpenTable names GW Fins one of America’s most romantic restaurants – Forbes – (February 2020)