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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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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (134 reviews)
“meatballs” (165 reviews)
“pancakes” (73 reviews)
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Italian, American, Contemporary, 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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1 - 10 of 717 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

I found Red Gravy by googling "french quarter breakfast." Red Gravy was the only restaurant not actually in the French Quarter that made the list because the author felt it was just that extra, and the author was right. When I read about the cannoli...More

1  Thank chachi69
VeraBlue, Owner at Red Gravy, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much. Red Gravy is just about to begin it's 8th year. We've worked so very hard for each and every 5 star review that we have. I read every single review; always have and always will. I don't, generally, reply to the...More

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 21 May 2017

My husband and I had breakfast at this charming, eclectic restaurant. It has an interesting history and offers a traditional breakfast in addition to some delicious alternatives....old family recipes. Loved that everything is sourced locally. Upon our return to New Orleans, we will definitely go...More

1  Thank card_bri
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place was amazing! The food was great and service was very personal and prompt. You have to try the meatballs they were outstanding!

Thank Brad W
VeraBlue, Owner at Red Gravy, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much! We (and by 'we' I mean Lou) rolls each and every meatball by hand, every day. It's my family recipe; something we grew up with. I'm so happy you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Always busy therefore expect a wait. The food was very good, my wife and I enjoyed an excellent brunch.

Thank Terence W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My first time at this restaurant and it was AMAZING! Went with a friend and he got the meatball omelet - delicious meatballs with ricotta cheese and red gravy with the savory bread pudding. I got the pumpkin pancakes and it was just the right...More

Thank Ranell I
VeraBlue, Owner at Red Gravy, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for coming in and your kind review! It was my son who pressed me to serve a meatball omelet. Red Gravy prides itself on being unique and seasonal at the same time. If I could figure a way to put meatballs...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were greeted by the owner Rosanne who was more than accommodating. The food was by far the best meal we had in new Orleans. The Meatball omelet with savory bread pudding was off the charts. Cant wait to go back

2  Thank Andre N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were in New Orleans for 6 days and went to this place for breakfast. It was so good we had to go back! The meatball and chicken parmesan sandwiches were the best I've had and I'm from a hardcore Italian family....More

1  Thank Jimmy P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered the Mark. Best meat balls I've ever had. Funky, eclectic ambiance; very comfortable. Service was friendly and efficient

Thank rickosuave1
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing brunch at red gravy! The restaurant is so cute, the owner makes all of the pottery herself. The food was delicious and exactly what we wanted. My husband got the Elvis, I got the money Christo sandwich, my mom got the...More

Thank ILoveMyzarandGemma
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant reminds me somewhat of the places I used to eat Uptown when I was working summers here in the '70's. ie. Small, cozy places where the locals ate. As this restaurant is just off of Canal and the French Quarter, the tourist traffic...More

Thank JimTom56
Central Business District
Compared to the more evocative monikers of some other
parts of New Orleans, the downtown’s humdrum title
might suggest that this area is all about business and
little else. But don’t let the bland name keep you
away from the Central Business District. The CBD
offers a wide range of fun things to do that would be
touted as exceptional in less jubilant corners of the
world. Bordered by the French Quarter, the Arts
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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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, 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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