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Irene's

539 Saint Philip St, French Quarter, New Orleans, LA 70116-3322
+1 504-529-8811
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lasagna” (138 reviews)
“duck” (163 reviews)
“soft shell crab” (114 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
539 Saint Philip St, French Quarter, New Orleans, LA 70116-3322
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wow. This is top quality food and customer service. Our server MICHAEL was so helpful and also came with a bit of comedy. Definitely worth a visit if you do not want to eat all the standard food on offer in NO. Also the woman...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 6 days ago

I LOVE this place. Make sure to reserve a table beforehand. Everyone knows how off the chain this place is. I wasn't sure how I would feel about the new location but it was cool too. If you go and enjoy seafood, I highly recommend...More

1  Thank TDPisarich
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were a big party but the service was sloppy, some meals were brought out a long way in advance of others. The food was ok but no better than that. There a much better places to eat.

Thank Engbandh
Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere is warm with an elegant decor. The duck was absolutely delicious....as were the other parts of the dinner! Our server was so helpful and positive. I must return again....and again. bon appetit!

1  Thank underwaterdancer
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fun, boisterous place to have dinner. The new location looks great, although the placement of the bathrooms seems a bit odd. I would definitely recommend making a reservation. Even with one, you will probably wait. But, that is no problem because you...More

Thank torbinmc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There’s nothing we didn’t like about the place. Phenomenal food; impeccable service! We had the soft crab legs for appetizer, watermelon salad, chicken, and choppino. All of it absolutely wonderful! They also have a great wine list. It’s a lively place!

Thank ECSumi
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is located in a building off of Bienville and Chartres. From the outside it seems unassuming, but once you enter, you encounter kind of an “old-world” Italian or formal dining experience. Food and wait staff were impeccable. Probably the best I've encountered in...More

Thank DHER1
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful restaurant. We sat at the bar reading the menu and ordered a couple of drinks. While chatting I noticed the barman pouring out two glasses of champagne. I was most suprised to see that as he poured the champagne into the...More

Thank 625raymondl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an impromptu celebration of 20 people at the bar and the staff handled it beautifully! We ordered continuous appetizers of: antipasta,oysters Irene, escargot, crabmeat gratin, and the best of all paneed oysters! The cocktails were perfect and served without delay throughout our 3...More

Thank bebe m m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Third time to Irene's. Love the new place!! Sat at the bar and got to meet Irene --as the two men sitting beside us knew her. Such a nice woman! I had the lamb chops and my husband the drum. Mouth watering good again! We'll...More

1  Thank Wendy W
Nearby
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
...More
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PlantDiva
2 March 2018|
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Response from mjgmike2 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, that would be okay. Others had jeans on, as I did too. Hope you enjoy Frenchman Street, we go there too.
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Jfc073
29 December 2017|
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Response from Jfc073 | Reviewed this property |
Actually, we went and we brought our wine with us. Worked out perfectly and the corkage fee was a modest $15. Of course we would not do this if ordering from the menu but it was a special bottle.
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cruzluvers
16 March 2017|
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Response from JoePlum94 | Reviewed this property |
We Uber'd everywhere as we did not have a vehicle. It was awesome!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 539 Saint Philip St, French Quarter, New Orleans, LA 70116-3322
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-529-8811
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Description
Since 1993, upscale Italian classics draw crowds to our elegant dining room with a piano bar, in the heart of the French Quarter.
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