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The American Sector Restaurant + Bar

945 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130-3813
+1 504-528-1940
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
945 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130-3813
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We git in pretty quick with no reservation. The staff were courteous and friendly. The menu was well rounded with lots of choices. Prices were reasonable for being in a museum. Food was good.

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 3 days ago

We ate at this restaurant on each of the two days of our visit to the museum. On the first day we were part of a crowd that saw a film that dismissed at 12. That meant a lot of people had the idea of...More

Thank wtw9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was skeptical eating here because most "museum restaurants" are over priced with mediocre food and small portions but I was pleasantly surprised. We are her because my one year old just couldn't wait for us to finish the museum. Glad he was so hungry!...More

Thank Nikki B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are met by a very friendly staff dressed in 1940s attire. The 40s music was playing in the background, which enhanced the atmosphere. We were seated immediately. Our waitress was very friendly and attentive. I ordered the catch of the day and the soup...More

Thank DebraSanford
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our group enjoyed our lunch here while taking a break from visiting the museum. The food was delicious. The wine menu varied. Reasonably priced with quick service.

Thank Nora441
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first restaurant during our week long stay in New Orleans and I must say that Alissa and her crew were phenomenal. They helped us with everything from seating to etching out activities for our free time. The staff was personable to say the least...More

Thank Tyrik M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After a visit to the WWII museum, step in here and have a burger and drink. Convenient and tasty. Reasonably priced.

Thank Niah707
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

I was on my last day in New Orleans before flying out. Made a quick tour of the National WWII museum, where this restaurant is located. I was finishing my tour and trying to decide where to go for lunch. Having toured Berlin, Germany before,...More

Thank AustinBluffs
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Great, personable service staff, and very good food make this a great place to take a break from the exhibits. Burgers and Po-Boys rock. Pleasant atmosphere. Very popular so plan on 15 minutes wait....

Thank J H H
Reviewed 13 June 2017

After walking through the museum for several hours, I was really glad to find the restaurant and find that it was just cafeteria food. I real restaurant/bar ... in a museum. All I had was your basic cheeseburger, but the menu offerings were pretty good....More

Thank BaselineVolley
Arts District / Warehouse District
Once a thriving industrial zone, today this district
is home to a buzzing arts scene with an amazing
assortment of galleries, boutiques, and studios having
moved in and set up shop throughout the disused
warehouses for which the area is so well known. Much
of the art you'll come across here is local in scope,
ownership and inspiration. However, among the many old
brick warehouses are modern structures of steel and
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 945 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130-3813
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Arts District / Warehouse District
  • Neighbourhood: Arts District / Warehouse District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-528-1940
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The American Sector Restaurant + Bar in The National WWII Museum is proud to offer a menu where Modern American food and drink meet Old-World nostalgia. Executive Chef Eric Cook has created a "Victory Garden to Table" menu inspired by both regional and Southern favorites such as the Crispy Oyster "BLT", Chicken Fried Steak, and Shrimp and Grits. All-American standards include the Belle Burger and Toasted Turkey Club. The wine list features reds and whites from across the globe, while the beer selection includes American favorites as well as imported and craft beers. The bar is rounded out with several specialty cocktails, including the signature Midway Mule. Happy Hour, everyday from 4pm to 7pm, features half-price wine, beer, and cocktails.
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