On Wednesday (Oct. 16), restaurant critic Brett Anderson named the five best new restaurants in New Orleans, part of the fall NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune dining guide. This year, many new dining rooms were possible contenders for the annual list. Dozens of restaurants have opened in New Orleans since our 2013 fall dining guide.

Anderson’s top 5 new restaurants for 2014 were:

Carrollton Market,
8132 Hampson St., New Orleans,
504.252.9928

Marcello’s Restaurant and Wine Bar,
715 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans,
504.581.6333

MoPho,
514 City Park Ave., New Orleans,
504.482.6845

Noodle & Pie,
741 State St., New Orleans,
504.252.9431

Square Root,
1800 Magazine St., New Orleans,
504.309.7800

According to Anderson’s guidelines, a restaurant needed to open between Aug. 1, 2013, and July 2014. Other well-regarded restaurants that opened during that period include Ivy, Marti’s, Broussard’s and Doris Metropolitan. Read about those and many others in occasional series of “first looks” at new restaurants.

Did Anderson get it right? Or would another new restaurant be at the top of your list? Let us know in the comments below.

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by Todd A. Price

The Times Picayune - NOLA.com