5 to Try: Hot and Spicy Dishes

Like it spicy? From a fiery Mexican meal to a hot Indian dish, sample the best tongue-tingling delights in New Orleans.

Updated: March 05, 2004

More Spots for Spicy Dishes

Taqueria Corona

5932 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115

Superior Grill

3636 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70115

5 to Try

K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen

416 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130

No visit to this tourist destination is complete without a stab at Chef Paul Prudhomme's signature spice-seared blackened gulf fish.


1913 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70116

Make your choice and take your chances--the entire menu at this Faubourg Marigny Thai spot is available at the "Thai Hot" spice level.

Nirvana Indian Cuisine

4308 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115

Push your palate into the red zone with a tangy, super-heated vindaloo curry.

R & O Restaurant

216 Metairie Hammond Hwy, Metairie, LA 70005

From late spring to early summer, crawfish fans crowd this Lakefront favorite for mouth-searing mudbugs.