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The HITMC18 Restaurant Guide

By February 9, 2018 No Comments

The HITMC18 Restaurant GuideThe Healthcare IT Marketing and PR Community (HITMC) Conference 2018 will be here before you know it! While you’re at the convention from April 4–April 6 at the Marriott in New Orleans, you’ll definitely want to take advantage of the delicious New Orleans cuisine. Healthcare marketing folks deserve to eat well!  Whether you want to grab food with a new peer, take a break between workshops, or just experience some authentic creole chow, there’s a restaurant for that.

We created a list of 20 restaurants within walking distance to the Marriott. All of these eateries are within 1 mile and have a rating of 4/5 stars or more on Google. Feel free to reference this list while planning your trip and scheduling meetings!

Sit-Down Dining:

Maypop: “Contemporary eatery serving Southern-Asian fusion including handmade pasta & house-cured meats.”

Commerce Restaurant: “Enduring, old-school neighborhood breakfast & lunch destination serving Southern comfort food.”

Maïs Arepas: “Bright, contemporary setting for simple Colombian specialties, including arepas.”

Compère Lapin: “A sophisticated eatery serving Caribbean- and European-accented takes on New Orleans flavors.”

  • Rating: 4.6
  • Distance: 0.4 miles
  • Address: The Old No. 77 Hotel & Chandlery, 535 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Click here for the website

Carmo: “Innovative, vegan-friendly fare with tropical influences in a cozy spot with an open kitchen.”

Chophouse New Orleans: “Prime chops & family-style sides in a dimly lit upscale setting with live music & courtyard seats.”

Cochon: “Traditional cajun southern dishes in a rustic, yet contemporary interior of a renovated New Orleans warehouse.”

Sylvain: “Elegant gastropub with cocktails & American fare in a former carriage house with courtyard seats.”

The Ruby Slipper Cafe: “Cheery cafe serving signature omelets, Southern brunch fare & cocktails in a relaxed atmosphere.”

  • Rating: 4.4
  • Distance: 0.2 miles
  • Address: 1005 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70112 and 200 Magazine St,
    New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
  • Click here for the website
  • *Note: Closes at 2PM

Acme Oyster House: “Lively New Orleans-based chain offering oysters, po’ boys, gumbo & other Cajun-Creole classics.”

  • Rating: 4.4
  • Distance: 0.2 miles
  • Address724 Iberville StreetNew Orleans, LA 70130 and 8 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Click here for the website

Domenica: “Elevated Italian ingredients and classic flavors to create modern classics, adapted for the contemporary palate of New Orleans.”

NOLA Restaurant: “Part of chef Emeril Lagasse’s empire with creative, modern Louisianan food in a warehouse space.”

Bennachin Restaurant: “Cozy, hole-in-the-wall place for vegetarian-friendly West African fare, plus a BYOB policy.”

Borgne: “Seafood-focused modern Louisiana cooking from John Besh & team served in a stylish hotel space.”

Fast-Paced Eateries:

Cafe du Monde: “Iconic New Orleans cafe known for café au laits, chicory coffee & beignets since 1862.”

Central City BBQ:  “Traditional BBQ sandwiches, sides & plates served in a spacious dining room with cool, modern decor.”

The Company Burger: “Classic burgers, housemade toppings, condiment bar & hand-cut fries in a hip counter-service space.”

  • Rating: 4.4
  • Distance: 0.7 miles
  • Address: Girod St at Rampart St – 611 O’Keefe Ave, Unit C7, New Orleans, LA 701139
  • Click here for the website

Vieux Carre Pizza: “Pizzeria with loaded pies, sides & a couple salads in a bare-bones space with late-night delivery.”

Killer PoBoys: “This contemporary po’ boy shop offers sandwiches with global flavors & gourmet touches.”

Cleo’s Mediterranean Cuisine & Convenience: “Mediterranean grocery & contemporary eatery serving kebabs, shawarma & other classic dishes.”

  • Rating: 4.2
  • Distance: 0.3 miles
  • Address: 940 Canal Street,  New Orleans, LA  70112

Share Your Favorite Dining Options:

As you can see on the map below, this area is full of excellent dining options. Feel free to comment below sharing the name of your favorite restaurant in New Orleans!

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Brian Shilling

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Brian is a Branding & Digital Marketing Director with experience leading diverse teams of marketers and designers in strategic marketing, content creation, and crafting comprehensive messaging and positioning platforms for our healthcare and tech clients. To learn more about Brian's experiences and qualifications, visit our leadership team page.

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