The Oldest French-Creole Fine Dining Restaurant in New Orleans It all started here. Antoine’s Restaurant has a 176 year-old legacy and is still owned and operated by fifth generation relatives of the original founder, Antoine Alciatore. The world-renowned French-Creole cuisine, impeccable service & unique atmosphere have combined to create an unmatched dining experience in New Orleans since 1840. Antoine’s 14 dining rooms each have a unique history and charm, hosting private parties and events for up to 700+ guests. Come see what it's all about and enjoy great food along with a memorable experience!