What You'll Get
A good Cajun restaurant isn't just the perfect place to practice close-up magic on unsuspecting patrons; it's also a great spot to meet friends and share Burton Gilliam gossip. Spicy up your social life with today's Groupon. For $15, you get $30 worth of food and drink at the Hotel Charlotte Restaurant, a casual dining eatery that features American favorites with New Orleans flair. This Groupon is not valid on holidays or on May 9.
Hotel Charlotte Restaurant casts a New Orleans spells on its food, conjuring up a slate of Cajun- and Creole-inspired cuisine. Big Easy classics include the oyster po' boy ($10.95), shrimp etouffee served with sides of white rice and vegetables ($16.95), and the jumbo gumbo, a mouthwatering medley of blackened chicken, andouille sausage, shrimp, rice, and the restaurant's house gumbo ($16.95). Non-bayou-born bounties on Hotel Charlotte Restaurant's menu include a grilled pimiento cheeseburger ($8.95); the "captain's platter" with fried flounder, gulf shrimp, oysters, and a deviled crab ($18.95); and sweet-potato ravioli ($13.95). Pre-entree pleasantries include an herbed cheesecake appetizer with cream cheese, parmesan, herbs, onion, and country ham in a puff pastry shell ($9.95), and the she-crab soup ($5 for a cup, $6 for a bowl), a Lowcountry favorite among both he-people and she-people. Brunch items and a brunch buffet are offered on Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
While enjoying a martini ($8) or roasting s'mores over an order of bananas foster ($6.95 per person for a tableside presentation), grub-eating guests of Hotel Charlotte Restaurant can marvel at the attention to historic detail invested in the décor. Hotel Charlotte Restaurant features the mahogany bar and the solid cherry valet doors from the original Hotel Charlotte, built during the Prohibition era as a front for an underground gym, or "physique-easy."
- The menu has a New Orleans tilt and still offers the best gumbo around. – charlieedge, Citysearch
- The food is always inventive and delicious. The environment is really a neighborhood place. – Ray Cline, Urbanspoon
- This was the kind of food my grandmother made and it was all very authentic-right down to the fresh made biscuit... That's what gives the place so much charm. – CLTFoodie, Citysearch
- If you're looking for a great place to wind down after a busy day and surround yourself by friendly faces or fill up on some low country shrimp and grits or some mouth watering Pimiento Cheese Fritters, stop by Hotel Charlotte and I'm sure you won't be disappointed! – phatboyboogaloo, TripAdvisor
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Sep 29, 2010. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per table. Reservations recommended. Tax and gratuity not included, 20% gratuity will be added to the bill. Not valid with other offers. Not valid on holidays or on 5/9/10. No cash back. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.