430 Dauphine Street - New Orleans, Louisiana 70112
Tel :(504)525-4455   Italian Cuisine

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Nestled in a 200-year old romantic Creole cottage in the heart of the French Quarter, Bayona is a jewel in the crown of New Orleans cuisine. Featuring flavors of the Mediterranean, award-winning Chef Susan Spicer also incorporates Alsace, Asia, India and the Southwest into her menu. Recognized by national critics including the James Beard Foundation, Susan and Bayona offer guests an elegantly causal atmosphere and consistently outstanding service.

Guests may choose to dine in the main dining room surrounded by photographs of Italian gardens, in the more intimate dining room frescoed with a trompe l’oeile of Mediterranean landscapes, in the wine room embraced by more than 250 of the world’s finest wines or on the lush tropical courtyard.

Bayona’s extensive wine list places a special emphasis on French wines and has received the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence from 1996-1999. Our wine steward, Shannon Fristoe, is available to assist you in selecting that perfect bottle of wine to accompany your meal.

Dinner Menu

Eggplant Caviar & Tapenade with Herb Croutons
Cured or Smoked Salmon Plate - changes daily
Grilled Shrimp with Black Bean Cake & Coriander Sauce
Seared Scallops with Asian Noodles & Sesame Aioli
Goat Cheese Crouton with Mushrooms in Madeira Cream
Sautéed Sweetbreads with Potatoes, Mushrooms
& Sherry Mustard Butter
Seared Ceviche with Peppered Fruit Salsa & Ancho-Mango Coulis
Creamy Crayfish Pie with Cornmeal Crust
Soups & Salads
Cream of Garlic Soup or Soup of the Day
Bayona Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette & Grana Cheese -
with Crumbled Roquefort
Caesar-style Salad with Romaine & Arugula
Five Spice Duck Salad with Crispy Scallion Pancake
Mixed Greens with Apples, Hazelnut Vinaigrette & Comté Cheese
Main Courses
Daily Fish Selections
price varies
Sautéed Salmon with Choucroute & Gewurztraminer sauce
Shrimp with Grilled Vegetables & Smoked Tomato Sauce
Pecan-crusted Rabbit with Creole Mustard-Tasso Cream Sauce
Vegetable Entrée of the Day (with or without cheese)
Grilled Mustard-crusted Baby Chicken with Thyme Honey
Sweetbreads with Sherry-Mustard or Lemon-Caper Butter
Double-cut Pork Chop with Sundried Tomato Vinaigrette
Lamb Loin with Goat, Cheese & Zinfadel Sauce
Grilled Duck Breast with Pepper Jelly Glaze

Bayona Desserts

A Selection of Artisan Cheeses from
Europe and the United States - 7.00
Suggested Accompaniment:
Fonseca Bin 27 - 5.00/glass

Classic Double Chocolate Cake
with Crème Anglaise - 6.00
Suggested Accompaniment:
Cassis de Bordeaux - 5.00/glass

Lemon Tart with Fresh Fruit - 5.50
Suggested Accompaniment:
1996 Coteaux du Layon-Chaume, Cháteau Soucherie - 9.00/glass

Crème Brulee with Chartreuse,
Star Anise, and Ginger - 4.50
Suggested Accompaniment:
NV Venue Clicquot Demi-Sec - 15.00/glass

Toasted Pecan Roulade with Caramel Mousse
& Praline Syrup - 5.00
Suggested Accompaniment:
Lestau East India Solera Sherry - 7.00/glass

Cheesecake du Jour - 6.00
Suggested Accompaniment:
1997 Muscat de Rivesaltes, Chapoutier - 6.00/glass

Homemade Ice Cream or Sorbet - 4.00

Assorted Cookie Plate - 4.50