Jefferson Parish restaurants are among Louisiana’s best offering the freshest ingredients, specialty dishes and friendly staff. Louisiana is known as a culinary epicenter offering a variety of cuisine derived from our diverse culture and heritage. From coastal to northern Louisiana Cajun, Creole, African, Caribbean, Native American, Italian, Spanish and French influence can be found. Such influence has produced the flavors in dishes like jambalaya, etouffee, boudin and gumbo.
From fresh Gulf seafood to New Orleans-style po-boys, Italian, Mexican, Creole & Cajun Jefferson’s restaurants are serving up a party for your taste buds! From quick on the go meals, family-friendly dining, laid-back casual, to an upscale event the variety of cuisine and venue lends to the experience.
The Jefferson Parish Louisiana Oyster Trail is a delight for your senses as you experience the culinary art our local chefs bring to the Louisiana oyster while taking in the visual art of the hand-painted 3’ tall oyster sculpture at participating restaurants.
The Jefferson Convention and Visitors Bureau is proud to partner with the Louisiana Restaurant Association (LRA) as they are dedicated to protecting Louisiana restaurant business day in and day out. The LRA is the industry's advocate to improve the business environment across the state for our restaurants. Offering access to the products and services restaurants need to run their restaurant efficiently and profitability.
Jefferson Parish is both a coastal and metropolitan region and as such we value the importance of our seafood industry which attributes to the culinary greatness of our region. The Jefferson Convention and Visitors Bureau proudly partners with the Louisiana Seafood Promotion Board in educating on the, and advocating for the, finest and freshest seafood. The Louisiana Seafood Promotion Board provides consumers with information on why, where and how Louisiana has the best seafood. Offering information and statistics on where seafood is harvested, how much is caught annually, and even breaks it down by types of seafood harvested. Please take some time to visit the various website links offered in the left column of this page.