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The Italian Barrel

430 Barracks St, French Quarter, New Orleans, LA 70116-2602
+1 504-569-0198
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
430 Barracks St, French Quarter, New Orleans, LA 70116-2602
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had not been back in a while and will likely be our last visit even though we live 4 blocks away. We were truly shocked at the prices. $16 for a plate of olives. $32 for a small cheese plate!!! Cocktails are $14. Can get...More

Thank tbII
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Italian Barrel Restaurant is an Excellent Restaurant. It combines genuine warmth with excellent food and thoughtful service. The Chef and management are very professional and maintain an excellent atmosphere. I called to make a reservation and casually mentioned It was my wife’s birthday. We...More

Thank GVnative
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were welcomed with open arms, our waitress Blair delivered a great meal. The food was great, Chef Samantha knocked it out of the park. Everything is fresh and delicious. The bruschetta was absolutely amazing. The fresh mozzarella and tomato is to die for. My...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service, great food, great wine, great desert. I can’t say enough great things about this place. The men’s toilet was even a must see.

Thank jlu7373
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In this quieter area of the French Quarter is a charming Italian restaurant with fabulous food, friendly and knowledgeable staff. Highly recommend this restaurant, especially if you are looking for a warm, friendly and inviting atmosphere.

Thank gottaloveitaly2012
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the best meals my husband and I have ever had. If you want to be transported back to Italy, dine here. My husband had a garden salad which was super fresh and really good. I started with prosciutto and melon (they...More

Thank likes2travel09
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was great. Quite a few items on the menu were not available for ordering. Good wine selection. Tables are a bit crowded and bit noisy. The whole restaurant was packed but the time in between courses was longer than I suspect warranted.

Thank AppleStud
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Easy to book on line which we find useful. Was busy when we arrived but only a short wait for a table. Nice friendly atmosphere from staff who were very friendly. The food was great. Meatball starter was so tasty. Served with lovely toasted bread...More

Thank CharleyUK
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a really nice dinner here. The food was delicious. I had a mushroom pasta that was the special of the day & it was phenomenal. My husband really enjoyed his gnocchi too. Definitely recommend!

Thank dolldockrisneal
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Fantastic Italian Food!! Creative Menu - All pasta dishes will please. Veal Meatballs melt in your mouth - finely ground, but loosely packed and delicious. Nice bar, excellent service, best Italian food in New Orleans.

Thank E7656BAmicheller
French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living
lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
of call for folks in search of a good time and a great
story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
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Response from Jacquie C | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 430 Barracks St, French Quarter, New Orleans, LA 70116-2602
    (Decatur Street)
  • Public Transportation: Street car stops just one block away
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-569-0198
  • E-mail
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