For the third consecutive year, GW Fins is named one of OpenTable’s Top 100 restaurants in the US for 2023 – the only restaurant named in New Orleans – OpenTable (November 2023)

With a superb rating of 4.9 out of 5 based on 5,834 reviews, GW Fins is named one of the Best Restaurants in New Orleans – Restaurantji (October 2023)

“At GW Fins, Chef Michael Nelson has mastered the art of fish butchery and dry aging – giving fish ‘the beef treatment.'” – Country Roads (September 2023)

GW Fins’ Owner, Gary Wollerman, inducted into the Distinguished Restaurants of North America’s Hall of Fame – only the seventh New Orleans Restaurateur to receive this distinction – DiRoNA (September 2023)

Gambit readers vote GW Fins the #1 Best Seafood Restaurant in the city according to their “Best of New Orleans” Readers’ Poll – Gambit (September 2023)

GW Fins takes the #1 spot on the list of the highest-rated seafood restaurants in New Orleans on Tripadvisor – Stacker (June 2023)

GW Fins tops the list of the highest rated fine dining restaurants in New Orleans – Stacker (June 2023)

Thrillist names GW Fins one of the best restaurants in New Orleans – Thrillist (May 2023)

Louisiana Cookin’ highlights GW Fins’ innovative cooking techniques, including dry aging fish, that are paving the way for seafood sustainability – Louisiana Cookin’ (May 2023)

TimeOut includes GW Fins on their list of “The 33 Best Restaurants in New Orleans” – TimeOut (April 2023)

“Dry aged fish might initially sound counterintuitive, but it is an age-old technique that now has a regal showcase for its potential at GW Fins. Nelson and his crew here are expanding the horizons for flavors drawn from local waters with this and other techniques.” – Nola.com (April 2023)

GW Fins is chosen as one of the 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in the US by verified OpenTable diners – OpenTable (January 2023)

New Orleans’ locals vote GW Fins the Top Place for Fine Dining, the Top Place for Seafood, and the Top Dessert Menu – New Orleans Magazine (January 2023)

GW Fins is named one of the 18 Restaurants Where Dessert Steals The Show – Eater New Orleans (December 2022)

Based on over 13 million reviews submitted this past year by verified OpenTable diners, GW Fins is chosen (again) as one of OpenTable’s Top 100 Restaurants in the Country for 2022 – OpenTable (December 2022)

Voted on by the people of New Orleans, GW Fins is named the Best Seafood Restaurant and the second Best Overall Restaurant in New Orleans in the 2022 Gambit “Best Of New Orleans” Reader’s Poll – Gambit (September 2022)

GW Fins receives the New Orleans Visitor & Convention Centers’ “2022 Champion of New Orleans Tourism Award,” which Represents Excellence in the Hospitality Industry – (September 2022)

For the 20th consecutive year, GW Fins earns the Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence – Wine Spectator (August 2022)

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)