Restaurant 1796

Home is where the hearth is...

Centered around a 10' wood-fired hearth, Restaurant 1796 prides itself on fresh Southern ingredients finished to perfection over the fire with a shared experience reminiscent of a family holiday gathering.

If you haven't been to Restaurant 1796 yet, you're in for a unique treat. In a reverent nod to the history of the property, most of our dishes have either passed through or somehow been touched by the hearth. Guests are encouraged to choose individual main proteins and then fill their table with small plates and shareables handcrafted from local, market fresh produce. We find the whole experience makes for engaging conversation and brings a relaxed atmosphere to fine dining, with enthusiastic waitstaff, an enviable wine list and mouthwatering cocktails and desserts.


We are open Tuesdays through Thursdays, 11:00 - 2:00 pm for lunch and 5:00 - 9:00 pm for dinner. Friday and Saturday, we are open from 11:00 – 2:00 pm for lunch and 5:00 – 10:00 pm for dinner. We can't wait to welcome you! 

During the month of October, our Sunday hours have changed and we are open 11:00-8pm and we will be offering brunch items until 3pm. 

You can make reservations through this site or by phoning Restaurant 1796 on (225) 784-4096.
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Garden fresh starters and sides with traditional sandwiches that are familiar yet far beyond ordinary

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Wood fire inspired, hearty offerings with shareables you'll want again and again

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Handcrafted by our pastry chefs, our desserts are classics with a twist, paired with creative cocktails from the bar

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Happy Hour

Happiness is 1/2 off wines by the glass & small plate specials! Join us at the bar, 5-6pm Tues-Thurs and 4-5pm Fri & Sat

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Sunday lunches just got a lot more exciting...

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