About Palmettos

From corporate events to weddings, special nights out or just lunch, join us on the beautiful Bayou Bonfouca for a true slice of Louisiana.


Open since 2002, Palmettos on the Bayou is a charming and elegant Acadian style restaurant.

Set on the tranquil Bayou Bonfouca at the historic site of Roberts Landing, this waterfront restaurant and event venue offers genuine southern charm and hospitality. It’s easy to lose track of time in the lush surroundings, dining on our 5,000 square foot covered deck, surrounded by the beautiful Louisiana Cypress or join us for lunch or dinner in our elegant dining room.

This authentic Louisiana experience is sure to please.

Palmettos Staff

Duffel Ramirez


Mr. Ramirez is a graduate of St. Paul’s High School and Tulane University. He was co­founder and co­owner of Zydeco, a Birmingham event center and night club, for 11 years. Mr. Ramirez sold his interest in Zydeco to pursue the project that is now Palmettos. Zydeco is still in operation and has become a Birmingham institution. Mr. Ramirez has extensive cooking and managerial experience and worked his way through college at some of New Orleans’ finest establishments including Brennan’s and Windsor Court.

Brittany Mott


After several years of serving and working private events, Brittany started a successful dog walking operation in New Orleans.  After having her wedding at Palmettos on the Bayou, Brittany and her husband Josh relocated her family to the Northshore and began working again at Palmettos on the Bayou, eventually taking responsibility for all wedding and private event planning.  With a passion for weddings and a superb eye for detail, Brittany can help you plan your perfect wedding, meeting or party.

Planning something special?

Plan your wedding private party celebration corporate event business meeting at Palmettos on the Bayou for a truly unique and unforgettable experience.