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GW Fins

808 Bienville St, Between Bourbon and Dauphine Streets, New Orleans, LA 70112-3122
504 581-3467
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
808 Bienville St, Between Bourbon and Dauphine Streets, New Orleans, LA 70112-3122
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Reviewed yesterday

Terrific experience in all aspects. We started with the House Cured Salmon Carpaccio appetizer- Dill, Meyer lemon, capers, pickled mustard seed - it was beautifully presented and luscious. Fresh bread was delicious. Hubby had his fave - Blackened Swordfish with Sauteed spinach, fried shrimp, mashed...More

Thank cvrob
Reviewed yesterday

We live in California, with access to plenty of seafood but GW Fins does it so well! Excellent dining experience, high quality of food, beautifully prepared, great service. What more could you ask for?

Thank mkraftzeck
Reviewed 2 days ago

I thought nothing could top chargrilled oysters until I tried the smoked oysters from GW Fins. Very knowledgeable and efficient staff to make for a world class experience.

1  Thank H7676TQjohnr
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Too great for mere mortal words - great is an understatement. Food - service - ambiance - you get it all. We we treated like royalty.

2  Thank Flormann
Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice atmosphere, great bar, service was awesome. Had drum fish and it was delicious. The waiters were super friendly and courteous. Pricing is good and the food is fantastic.

Thank Dana0616
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great ambiance, great location, great food, great service -- yummy desserts! Nothing bad to say about GW Fins, we had a great experience here. I would go back!

Thank grove91
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Craving seafood we chose GW Fins and our expectations were exceeded. Blue crab potstickers folded into stars. Biscuits warm from the oven. On to triple wedge salad with different dressings. Our entree was Shalibut, scallops on halibut, a bit of lobster, pea sprouts and a...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Where to start? Seated in a cramped side room with no ambience. Waiter was unnecessarily pretentious. Appetizer was good (crab cake) but main was undercooked and lacked flavour. Despite 3 individuals coming to the table, not one asked how my meal was or why I...More

Thank Colleen F
Reviewed 3 days ago

Enjoyed a pleasant dinner at GW Fins. Although I was not "WOW'd" it was definitely an enjoyable meal, in a lovely setting, with attentive service in a very convenient location to those staying near Bourbon Street. My favorite part of the meal was the Crab...More

Thank Jaime M
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a big restaurant with a great staff and they really know how to turn out the food. It's crowded so make a reservation.

Thank arthurbyrd
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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My fiancé and I are planning to be in New Orleans from Jan 22 to 25...wanted to make a reservation for the 23 around 7:30 but could not do it online. is it too early to do that and if so when would be a good time,,,thank you
24 June 2017|
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Response from Gary W | Property representative |
You can make a reservation over the phone as far in advance as you would like. The number to the restaurant is (504) 581-3467. We look forward to serving you in January!
Sue P
Planning visit. Want somewhere to celebrate my husbands 60th. Thoughts or would this be for one of our other nights?
21 June 2017|
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Response from Gary W | Property representative |
We would be honored to celebrate your husband's birthday with you. To make the evening a little more special, we will print a personalized menu wishing him a happy birthday, decorate the table with confetti, and provide a... More
Do you serve soft sell crabs (in season)?
3 May 2017|
Response from Gary W | Property representative |
Yes, we do!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$58
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 808 Bienville St, Between Bourbon and Dauphine Streets, New Orleans, LA 70112-3122
    (Bourbon, Dauphine)
  • Public Transportation: Bienville & Rampart
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: 504 581-3467
  • E-mail
Experience the cuisine that has created raving fans of local diners and national and local food critics alike. Chef Tenney Flynn (two time winner of "Chef of the Year" in New Orleans Magazine) ensures the highest quality seafood by flying in products from around the globe and featuring only the best from local waters - both at their seasonal peak. This commitment to freshness and variety are two of the many reasons GW Fins prints its menu daily and has received numerous glowing reviews in The Times-Picayune (4 beans), Food & Wine, Southern Living and Esquire magazines. We look forward to serving you soon so we may learn what you think.
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