Build Up An Appetite

It’s no secret that New Orleans is home to some of the best restaurants in the country. The soul of this city can be found in the vibrant creations of our local chefs who enjoy fandom usually reserved for celebrities and quarterbacks.

In what may go down as “the best way ever devised to help build a community” – you can now support New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity by dining at some of this cities finest eateries.

Our partner restaurants will donate a portion of your bill when you mention New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity to your server. So check out the list and go grab a fork – because there’s no shortage of good food and good deeds just waiting on you to build up an apatite.

Juan’s Flying Burrito

With locations in the Lower Garden District, Downtown (CBD), and Mid-City, Juan’s is a truly unique New Orleans style Mexican joint with creative interpretations of traditional dishes from both the Hispanic and Creole cultures. Come hungry.
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Slice Pizzeria

Slice offers true New Orleans Style Pizza along with a full bar, creative salads, delicious pasta, unique appetizers and tasty sandwiches. Voted Best in New Orleans 2011 by Gambit Weekly Readers’ Poll. Stop by either of locations at St. Charles Avenue or Magazine Street.
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Five Happiness

It’s not just the locals who call Five Happiness “the best Chinese food in the city” – Zagat also echoed the sentiment when they handed out their awards. For the best egg drop soup you can get without a passport, head to 3605 N. Carrollton Avenue. Come thirsty, because the bar offerings are every bit as good as the Kung Pao.
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Squeal Bar-B-Q

Meat and fire may be earth’s oldest romance. The embers of this epic love burn hot at 8400 Oak Street where Squeal serves up an irresistible array of meats smoked in house and full menu of creative creations you’re unlikely to find anywhere else.
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In a city this hot, cold sushi can be a revelation. For an extensive menu of Japanese cuisine and fresh sushi – Mikimoto, located at 3301 S. Carrollton, is hard to beat. You can even pick up take-out orders from their convenient drive-thru window.
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Wolfe’s in the Warehouse presents contemporary takes on classic Creole cuisine for a fabled dining experience that has thrilled guests for years. Located at the New Orleans Marriott Convention Center (859 Convention Center Blvd.), Wolfe’s in the Warehouse is an experience like no other.


Parran’s earned its place among New Orleans po-boy royalty long ago, but they’re also the home of the original seafood muffuletta. Stop by 3939 Veterans Avenue in Metairie for some of the best creations ever to grace French bread.
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Sun Ray Grill

The flawless menu at Sun Ray Grill is loaded with bold flavors from the Caribbean to the Pacific spiked with a local touch from our own Gulf Coast. Come experience the bounty of fish flown in regularly from Hawaii and Japan that show up in an array of fresh sushi, grilled fish and more at 2600 Belle Chasse Hwy., Gretna.
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Are you a restaurant that wants to help?

If you’re interested in becoming a partner restaurant, please email Jenna Mitchell at: