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Temperature Lunch

May 27, 2019 until September 02, 2019

The popular New Orleans summer dining tradition continues at Palace Café with Temperature Lunch for its 25th year!  To celebrate its 25th year, Palace Café’s sister restaurants; Bourbon House and Tableau, will also offer temperature lunch specials. 

Keeping with tradition, two courses are priced at the previous day’s high temperature (85° on Monday=Tuesday’s $8.50 lunch) and is available Monday - Friday, 11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.  Memorial Day through Labor Day. Guests have a choice of Soup or Salad as a starter and the entrées change daily using local, seasonal ingredients.

“Temperature Lunch is synonymous with summer lunch. Locals love it and frequently dine with us more than once a week, in fact, we have a few guests we see daily.  This year, with the addition of our other restaurants, we hope to give guests even more variety” commented Palace Café owner, Dickie Brennan. 

Past dishes include:

Crawfish Gnocchi– with English peas and wild boar speck

Louisiana Crab Cake –with avocado puree and frisée salad

BBQ Shrimp– with goat cheese grit cake

For Temperature lunch daily specials, follow Palace Café, Bourbon House and Tableau on Facebook and Instagram and check their events pages on their websites.

We check yesterday's high temperature here.


The final Temperature Lunch on Monday, September 2nd is Smoked redfish and dumplings in a rich seafood veloute served with roasted new potatoes, trinity, white wine and a splash of lemon juice for $9.20!

a plate of food on a table