Welcome to The Gregory
The Gregory is the latest addition to downtown Baton Rouge’s culinary scene. Located adjacent to the lobby of The Watermark hotel in the former Bank of Louisiana, our restaurant is the perfect blend of a spacious kitchen and full bar. Surrounded by vintage murals painted by Angela Gregory, our restaurant’s namesake, The Gregory restaurant is the dining experience you’ve been searching for.
Chefs Drue Vitter and Chad Galiano design The Gregory’s menus around the flavors of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, utilizing fresh, local produce and organic ingredients that offer inspired twists on classic Southern dishes and drinks. As a Louisiana native, Drue brings an influence of Southern cooking styles, enhanced by our wood-stone oven, Spanish Josper oven and cast-iron grill to create flavors and one-of-a-kind dishes for our downtown Baton Rouge patrons. The Gregory at the Watermark hotel is Baton Rouge, LA’s choice for a modern spin on culinary classics.
Gourmet Southern Cuisine in Downtown Baton Rouge
When it comes to Baton Rouge’s downtown restaurants, diners have many options. There are diverse cuisines and styles of dining experiences represented, from the luxurious to the casual. But if you’ve been searching the downtown restaurant scene in Baton Rouge with the specific intention of finding a unique meal with an even better dining experience, you won’t want to go anywhere but The Gregory.
Part of our secret is the considerable research our team completed before opening The Gregory. Our chefs dined at many restaurants in Baton Rouge and worked hard to develop a menu and understanding of cuisine that would rival even the most established restaurants in Baton Rouge. Our goal was to create an experience that would offer tourists and locals alike a completely new experience. Relying on local, sustainable ingredients as well as a unique twist to traditional southern cooking, The Gregory is now poised to become one of the most popular local restaurants in Baton Rouge.
FRESH AND LOCAL INGREDIENTS
What sets the best restaurants in Baton Rouge apart from the rest? In some cases, it is a well-established chef, ambience or other factors. In almost all cases, however, the best restaurants in downtown Baton Rouge have one thing in common: exceptional food.
Why do the best restaurants near Baton Rouge — such as The Gregory — pay so much attention to ingredients? They really are the building block of any dish. Local, seasonal ingredients purchased direct from producers at the peak of their season mean a better meal. Fresh, local ingredients can also be safer for the diner and can have a higher nutritional value than prepackaged items or ingredients that have been around for a while.
Chefs Drue Vitter and Chad Galiano know how to take the basic, fresh ingredients available locally and create masterpieces. Our trained and experienced chefs use simple ingredients to create exceptional meals that are truly works of art when it comes to flavor and presentation. You simply can’t experience the same mouth-watering food without this attention to detail.
Southern Flavors with a Unique Twist
Many new restaurants open in Baton Rouge each year, and a significant portion of them offer Southern cuisine. Southern cuisine is famous around the world for its spicy flavors, international influences, fresh seafood and specialized ingredients. If you’re looking for new restaurants in Baton Rouge and want to experience famous Southern dishes, you want to visit The Gregory.
As one of the premier new restaurants in downtown Baton Rouge, The Gregory serves up heaping plates of Southern hospitality, ambience and cuisine. You’ll experience incredible Southern dishes, enhanced with subtle twists not found anywhere else. Think Southern food, but with little surprises. Even if you’ve eaten this kind of food your whole life, you’re sure to experience something new when you come to The Gregory. If you’ve tried eating at other new places in downtown Baton Rouge and want a variation on your favorite dishes, we think you’ll like what we have to offer. The Gregory has also become a favorite spot for lunch in downtown Baton Rouge, for both locals and tourists. Whether you’ve had Southern cuisine before or not, stop by The Gregory to impress your taste buds.