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Red Gravy

$$ - $$$Italian, American,
125 Camp St, Corner of Canal and Camp, New Orleans, LA 70130-2507
+1 504-561-8844
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (139 reviews)
“meatballs” (175 reviews)
“pancakes” (75 reviews)
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Italian, American, Contemporary, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
125 Camp St, Corner of Canal and Camp, New Orleans, LA 70130-2507
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Red Gravy
1. It's all about brunch!
"We had an amazing brunch at red gravy!"
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2. Handmade meatballs all day!
"Homemade pasta and the perfect meatball. I wiped my plate clean"
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3. Cannoli Pancakes
" We've raved out the cannoli pancakes since April 2014!"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Being a native of NOLA, I'm often asked for suggestions on where to eat when people are visiting. My go-to breakfast is a gem known for their amazing 'Red Gravy'. Don't miss this, whatever else you do! Patrick will entertain you as he serves up...More

Thank 801danelleh
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friends and I went here for brunch on a business trip to New Orleans. Our waiter (who we affectionately called Peaches) was funny and entertaining. We ordered mimosas, which came with small handmade carafes of 3 juice choices and a bottle of champagne. I...More

1  Thank Lena M
VeraBlue, Owner at Red Gravy, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for coming in! I'm happy you enjoyed your time in Red Gravy. I started taking a pottery class a few years ago to spend time that had nothing to do with the restaurant....that didn't quite turn out how I thought it...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

we were served cold eggs and overbaked biscuits and the worst coffee I ever had. I was charged an exorbitant price. I will never go back.More

Thank fritz w w
VeraBlue, Owner at Red Gravy, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

I'm not aware of any issues with timing from the kitchen. We don't have microwaves or heat lamps, so it's our policy to send food directly from the grill to the table, preventing anything from being cold. Did you mention anything to your server? I...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Had a great breakfast with my wife. I had "Sicilian Egg Pie" (I think that's what it's called). It was awesome. So different and so perfect for what I wanted. Think of a couple soft-poached eggs backed inside an open faced puff pastry and covered...More

Thank Thundergrass
VeraBlue, Owner at Red Gravy, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for coming in; I'm so pleased you enjoyed your meals! The Sicilian egg pie evolved from a breakfast we had in our yard just after moving here. I lovely morning with friends and the egg pie was born! The Brioche and...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I will never visit New Orleans without eating at this restaurant. Everything I have ever tried has been mind blowing, and I always sit there with my eyes closed chewing and making noises that make my friends uncomfortable. Patrick was our server this visit and...More

Thank Amanda H
VeraBlue, Owner at Red Gravy, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

A fan girl moment??!!! You flatter me! I'm just a little girl from northern NJ, cooking for friends. I'm so happy you enjoy your meals. That really is the reason we do what we do! Patrick is a great guy, and I'll be sure to...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Awesome food and great service from Patrick. Try the polpetta and breakfast spaghetti and you won’t be disappointed!

Thank Kayla991
VeraBlue, Owner at Red Gravy, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for coming in!! I'm a pasta junkie, and breakfast spaghetti is my favorite, too! I'll pass your message along to Patrick. I know he'll be pleased, too!

Reviewed 1 week ago

A great meatball, melt in your mouth pancakes, the best breakfast potatoes ever! A small place, but not as long a line as other hot breakfast places in downtown New Orleans...and way better food! Worth the wait! And a very friendly, witty, owner/chef!More

Thank paulbrocky
VeraBlue, Owner at Red Gravy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for coming in! Lou makes every single meatball by hand, just 35 at a time! He's literally making them all day long! Funny thing is, it's the chicken parm sandwich that's named after him, not the meatball sandwich! I will be...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I ate here with an old friend during a conference. There was of a bit of a wait, but the service was supreme. I had a bagel with spinach and chicken sausage. Bryce was a great server. The hostess, a woman with a resistance tshirt,...More

Thank jas0719
VeraBlue, Owner at Red Gravy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for coming in! I'm happy you liked my tee shirt, and this might be the first time I've ever been called a 'hoot', but I hope it happens again! I'm happy you enjoyed your meal! I make the chicken sausages myself, using different...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had Easter Brunch at Red Gravy and were blown away by the friendly service and the absolutely delicious meal. Try the flight of Mimosa served with 3 juice choices.

Thank bssk2
VeraBlue, Owner at Red Gravy, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for coming in on Easter! I'm happy you enjoyed your meal and the mimosa flight. I'll be sure to pass your words along to the staff, too.

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Skipped ahead in line waiting for a table twice! Then when we stepped inside due to the cold weather the owner was rude and condescending. Food was decent but not worth the attitude we will not be back.More

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VeraBlue, Owner at Red Gravy, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We seat according to the size of the party. It might seem like you are being skipped, but if a table opens for a party of a different size, they are going to be sat next. We do not have a waiting area inside the...More

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Questions & Answers
Trina R
7 December 2016|
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Response from VeraBlue | Property representative |
Generally, right after we open is best. Wednesday is also, generally a slower day.
5 November 2015|
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Response from VeraBlue | Property representative |
We don't take reservations earlier than 8:30, but generally, on a weekday, walking in at that time is not a problem at all. If it's a weekend, if you are here when we open at 8am, you should be able to walk right in for a... More
Elizabeth A
24 February 2015|
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Response from VeraBlue | Property representative |
Thanks for taking the time to ask the question about our check splitting policy. We have just one terminal for all the servers to use. We will gladly split a table between 2 checks but we have to know that at the beginning... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 Camp St, Corner of Canal and Camp, New Orleans, LA 70130-2507
  • Public Transportation: St. Charles Streetcar 2 blocks. Canal St Streetcar on Corner. Riverfront Streetcar 3 blocks
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-561-8844
  • E-mail
Bright and cheereful spot at the edge of the CBD, just across from the French Quarter. Red Gravy is a dedicated Farm to Table restaurant, sourcing most of our ingredients from local farmers, fishers and bakers. Currently listed as the #1 Brunch spot in New Orleans by OpenTable! Our brunch menu is comprised of traditional breakfast items, traditional Italian specialties like our handmade pasta and famous homemade meatballs, typical northern New Jersey/New York dishes and local, New Orleans favorites. Full service bar, cappuccino and espresso available. Come and eat, I always make too much!
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