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Restaurant R'evolution

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Neighbourhood:
French Quarter
As featured in Best Food in New Orleans
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777 Bienville St, Royal Sonesta Hotel, New Orleans, LA 70130-2210 (Bourbon Street)
+1 504-553-2277
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Today
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 10:30 - 14:00
Mon - Thu 18:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sun 17:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 14:30
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durham, NC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ate lunch here yesterday with my wife. Nice decor with an old fashioned feeling. Pleasant, non-intrusive service. We had the blue cheese burger, which was excellent, and the beef rib debris po'boy, which was very good. Reasonably priced.

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Houston
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had dinner here during a business trip and LOVED it. The service was remarkable and the waitstaff very courteous and helpful when answering questions -- evening finding other staffers to answer when they did not know the answer. The food was absolutely phenomenal, especially the turtle soup and the French 75 Vacherin Glacé -- an amazingly light and tasty... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I know that is a bold statement, but the experience was amazing. There are some serious challenges you face... The menu is too much. With so many varied possibilities it's almost numbing trying to settle on what to have. We had a group of seven so the menu turned out well because only a few ordered the same thing so... More 

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Thank RoamingRadioGuy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

From the amuse to the jewel box of sweet treasures, this is a first class dining experience. We went for Sunday brunch and were so impressed we went back for dinner. Patrick the maitre'd welcomed us and assured us a first class dining event. The house made salumi is not to be missed. We could not resist the multitude of... More 

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Boulder CO
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

All or our favorite meal in New Orleans The death by gumbo was fantastic . I also split the tomahawk ribeye One of the best steaks I have ever had. The experience at revolution was memorable and we all enjoyed the experience

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Alexandria, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was an amazing experience!!! We had a party of 8 in the wine cellar - absolute perfection. Service, food, atmosphere - the. best. ever.

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Falls Church, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were there on Thanksgiving, and the menu was limited and the dishes not that great. Plus they lost our reservation, which we'd made months before.

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San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This dining experience was outstanding! We had 4 people waiting on us to meet our every need!! I had the scallop dish with fois gras and my sister had the short ribs, both a delicacy delight! You certainly want to savor your food in this beautiful restaurant, because it was the most enjoyable dinner we had here! It is pricey,... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Dined at R'evolution with our family (mom, brother, sister-in-law and nephew) in October. Great reception by the staff. The food was excellent. The beer battered crab beignets were amazing. One of the best thing I've tasted in New Orleans, and I've been here a couple of times. The short ribs (my brother's order) were the highlight. Outstanding. The pasta dishes... More 

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Atlanta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed dinner at Restaurant Revolution last night. On every trip to New Orleans we always eat at the best and most famous New Orleans restaurants but tonight we went out on the limb and tried a new one and we're glad we did! First what a perk if you are staying at the Royal Sonesta Hotel.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$48 - US$75
Cuisine
French, American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 777 Bienville St, Royal Sonesta Hotel, New Orleans, LA 70130-2210
    (Bourbon Street)
  • Public Transportation: Canal at Bourbon Street
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-553-2277
Description
Serving Lunch on Fridays, Dinner nightly and Sunday Jazz Brunch. Restaurant R'evolution is the first joint venture of award-winning Chefs John Folse and Rick Tramonto offering modern, imaginative reinterpretations of classic Cajun and Creole cuisine. Steeped in the diverse historic and cultural influences of Louisiana, the menu features not only the chefs' interpretations of New Orleans classics such as gumbo, po' boys, and beignets, but also new creations highlighting ingredients from what Chef Folse refers to as "the swamp floor pantry." Tableside service components play an important role in the dining experience, promoting guest engagement about the history and evolution of the food they are enjoying.Soups such as Creole Louisiana Snapping Turtle Soup and Death by Gumbo play on unusual presentations of these traditional dishes that date back centuries. Desserts showcase classical New Orleans sweets done in a new and contemporary way.

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