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Accolades

“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)


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 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)


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)