The Best Food Stops to Make at Jazz Fest 2023


Jazz Fest is famous for more than its music. Its mouth-watering food options have become a main draw for foodies all over. The festival offers various dishes from different vendors to satisfy anyone’s taste buds.

Panorama Foods’ Crawfish Bread

One of the most popular dishes at Jazz Fest is crawfish bread from Panorama Foods. Attendees can expect a long line for this crowd favorite. The bread is stuffed with a creamy mixture of crawfish tails, cheese, and spices, making it a perfect combination of flavors. It’s a must-try dish for seafood lovers.

Love at First Bite’s Cochon de Lait Po’Boy

Love at First Bite is known for its amazing po’boys, and the Cochon de Lait Po’Boy is no exception. It is a slow-roasted, juicy pork sandwich that melts in the mouth. The po’boy is topped with tangy slaw and spicy mayo, making it a perfect blend of flavors.

Kajun Kettle Foods’ Crawfish Monica

Another crawfish dish that is a must-try at Jazz Fest is the Crawfish Monica from Kajun Kettle Foods. The dish is a creamy blend of pasta, crawfish tails, and spices. It’s a carb-loaded dish that will energize everyone enjoying the music.

Galley Seafood’s Soft Shell Crab Po’Boy

Seafood fans will enjoy the soft shell crab po’boy from Galley Seafood. The crispy fried soft-shell crab comes on french bread with lettuce, tomato, and remoulade sauce. The sandwich is a take on a classic and will satisfy anyone’s cravings.

Ajun Cajun’s Alligator Sausage Po’Boy

Ajun Cajun offers a unique twist on the classic po’boy with their alligator sausage. The spicy sausage is made with alligator meat and topped with grilled onions and peppers. It’s a sandwich that takes taste buds on an adventure.

Praline Connection’s Blackened Shrimp and Grits

Praline Connection is known for its soulful Creole cuisine. Its blackened shrimp and grits is one of its best dishes. The blackened shrimp and creamy grits have a spicy Creole sauce and will surely be a hit with all attendees.

Plum Street Snoballs’ Mango Freeze

After indulging in all the delicious savory dishes at Jazz Fest, it’s time for something sweet. The Mango Freeze from Plum Street Snoballs is a refreshing treat that will cool everyone down on a hot day. It’s a blend of mango puree and shaved ice, making it the perfect dessert to enjoy while walking around the festival.

Stay at the Jung Hotel & Residences

The best way to taste the delicious food at New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival is by staying at a hotel in the middle of it all. The Jung Hotel & Residences is ideally situated near the Canal Streetcar line, allowing easy accessibility. Make a reservation at the Jung Hotel today and experience adventure, fun, and leisure.