We are honored to have received recognition from our peers, critics and friends over the years. We continue to live by the philosophy that we are as good as our last meal served.


James Beard Foundation
Who's Who of Food & Beverage: Ti Adelaide Martin and Lally Brennan 2018
Best Chef: South: Tory McPhail 2013
Lifetime Achievement Award: Ella Brennan 2009
Outstanding Restaurant Award 1996
Outstanding Service Award 1993 
Who's Who of Food & Beverage Award 1984
Best Chef, Southeast Region: Jamie Shannon 1999
Tops of the Town 2018, New Orleans Magazine
#1 Top Restaurant
#1 Fine Dining Restaurant
#1 Dessert Menu
#1 Turtle Soup
The South's Best Restaurant 2019- Southern Living, 2019 
Most Visited New Orleans Brunch Spot - Lyftie Awards, 2018 
The Best Wine Lists in New Orleans- Eater NOLA, 2018 
Restaurant of the Year 2018 - Nola.com|Times Picayune
2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 Wine Spectator Grand Award
The 40 Most Important Restaurants - Food and Wine, 2018
The Jamie Shannon Outstanding Chef Award - Chef Tory McPhail, 2018
2018 Experts' Choice Award - Trip Expert, 2018
21 of the Most Legendary Restaurants in America - FSR Magazine 2018
Best Restaurant in New Orleans - Gambit 2017
AAA Four Diamond Award 2017 
101 Best Restaurants in America in 2017 #16, The Daily Meal

Southern Living awards Commander's Palace one of the souths best restaurantsThe South’s Best Restaurant 2017: Commander’s Palace,Southern Living 

Best of Luxury Travelers New Orleans 2017, Trip.com

10 Best New Orleans Restaurants for 2017, Brett Anderson and The New Orleans Times-Picayune
The Top 100 Independent Restaurants, FSR Magazine
2016 Restaurateurs of the Year Ti Adelaide Martin and Lally Brennan, Louisiana Restaurant Association
100 Best Wine Restaurants in America - 2014-2017 Wine Enthusiast 
The Number 1 Wine List in the U.S., The Daily Meal
New Orleans' Best Restaurants 2016, Zagat
2016 Experts' Choice Award, Trip Expert
Tops of the Town 2015, New Orleans Magazine
#1 Favorite Restaurant
#1 Favorite for Creole Food
#1 Favorite Wine List
#1 Favorite Dessert Menu
#1 Favorite for Fine Dining
#1 Favorite Bloody Mary
#1 Favorite Turtle Soup
Best Restaurant in New Orleans 2015, The Gambit
New Orleans' 2015 Top 10 Restaurants, by Brett Anderson for Nola.com/Times-Picayune
Readers' Favorite U.S. Classic Restaurant, Saveur magazine 
2014 Travelers' Choice Award, TripAdvisor
10 Best New Orleans Reveillon dinners, USA Today
The 12 Top Bucket List Restaurants in America, Huffington Post
New Orleans' 2014 Top 10 Restaurants, by Brett Anderson for Nola.com/Times-Picayune
Favorite Place to Get Spoiled by Your Parents, The Maroon
New Orleans' Top 50 Restaurants, Zagat
New Orleans' #1 Restaurant, The Daily Meal
10 Best New Orleans Lunch Experiences, USA Today
100 Best Restaurants in the South, Southern Living magazine 
Best of Show, Sweet, The New Orleans Wine & Food Experience 2014
The 45 Best Restaurants in America, Business Insider 
#11 of The Daily Meal's 101 Best Restaurants in America 2014
Tops of the Town 2014, New Orleans magazine
Favorite fine dining restaurant, Favorite dessert menu, Favorite turtle soup, Cleanest restaurant
Tory McPhail Wins Best Chef: South by Susan Langenhennig, Nola.com
New Orleans' 2013 Top 10 Restaurants, Brett Anderson for The Times-Picayune 
Top 10 Best New Orleans Restaurants 2013, Zagat
Most Popular Restaurant, 1988 - 2004, 2009
#4 Best Fine Dining Restaurant in the United States 2013, Trip Advisor
Chef Tory named to Best Chefs in America 2013 by The Daily Meal
#1 on the Best of New Orleans Restaurant List, The New Orleans Menu
The Best 25% of the Local Dining Scene by Food Writer and Radio Host Tom Fitzmorris
Best Restaurant 2013
Best Brunch 
Best Lunch Specials
Best Restaurant, CityBusiness Best Restaurants 2013
Best of Show, Savory, 2013 New Orleans Wine & Food Experience 
100 Places to Eat Now, Southern Living magazine 2013
2012 Restaurateurs of the Year, New Orleans magazine
Ti Adelaide Martin and Lally Brennan 
2013 Award of Excellence, Trip Advisor
2009 Great American Seafood Cookoff
1st Place, Chef Tory McPhail
Gambit's Best of New Orleans 2008
Best New Orleans Restaurant
Best Place To Get Bread Pudding
Achievement of Distinction in Dining
Restaurants & Institutions Magazine 
Lifetime Ivy Award
Nation's Restaurant News magazine 
Lifetime Fine Dining Hall of Fame
Culinary Institute of America
Hall of Fame, Inducted 2008
2009, 2004 - 1988 - Zagat Survey/New Orleans 
Most Popular Restaurant (18 total years)
Best Decor, 2009
2000, 1997 & 1995 Food & Wine magazine 
Reader's Choice Award, # 1 Restaurant in America
2009, 2008 Southern Living magazine Reader's Choice
#1 Best Splurge Restaurant in the South
1999 - Robb Report 
Chosen # 2 Chef in the World
1997 - Southern Living magazine 
Reader's Choice Awards, # 1 City Restaurant
1997 - Gourmet magazine 
Reader's Top Table Award, Tops for Special Occasions
1996 - New Orleans magazine
Chef of the Year
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