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Irene's Cuisine

539 Saint Philip St, The French Quarter, New Orleans, LA 70116-3322
+1 504-529-8811
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“veal marsala” (58 reviews)
“cioppino” (50 reviews)
“soft shell crab” (140 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
539 Saint Philip St, The French Quarter, New Orleans, LA 70116-3322
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Reviewed yesterday

We were looking for a restaurant and did not have a reservation. We were told that if you get to Irene's before it opens they will take you. Now they are only open for 5 hours a night, but WOW the food was amazing and...More

Thank NVgwood
Reviewed yesterday

Plentiful menu to suit every taste. Large portions and served with "Flair" and happiness. Make reservation or you'll wait for hour. Ask for DAVID to be your server . you won't regret it.

Thank Stanley C
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have always been sure to include Irene's on every trip to NOLA. The duck is always my choice as it is prepared perfectly every time (Have been about 10 times over the years). Service is very professional and the small rooms make it very...More

1  Thank Ron T
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a Great Reception upon entering the restaurant then downhill from there. The waiter was annoyed and impatient. The soup came before the appetizer was finished. This seems like an insignificant point, but at an expensive restaurant, I expect the waiter to pace the...More

Thank Drew S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had told the restaurant staff of our anniversary when I made the dinner reservations--about three weeks earlier. We arrived for a 5:30 reservation and when they opened the doors, the staff greeted us with "Happy Anniversary!" We were seated in a table near the...More

1  Thank Rupert227
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was so nice. The service and food were excellent. A tour guide that is native to New Orleans suggested it to us. When we made the reservation they asked what the occasion was and we told them it was our 25th anniversary. They...More

1  Thank Yvonne73161
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a couple of disappointing metals else here in Nola, Irenes was a lovely delight. Top notch food and friendly efficient service. Oysters Irene were fresh and tasty, crab gratin rich and generous. Lasagne spicy and filling while san Francisco cioppino was light and so...More

1  Thank Wildroamer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our entire meal was excellent, Oysters Irene, Caesar Salad, Bruschetta, Roasted duck with a raspberry glaze and sweet potato mash, Parpadella with crab and shrimp- all delicious and perfectly prepared, great service , great wine list- didn't think the evening could get any better and...More

1  Thank anna z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every item we had at this restaurant is great. The wait staff is always friendly and professional. Ms. Irene is very personable. This is a must eat at restaurant if you are looking for some good food in the quarter. If there's any down side,...More

1  Thank troyw1404
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my fourth visit to NOLA and we have eaten at Irene's each visit. This list visit, we went for an early anniversary dinner and the service and food were exceptional! This is the best restaurant in NOLA and if you're wondering where to...More

1  Thank TheGrizwulds
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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16 March 2017|
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Response from Sharon R | Reviewed this property |
There is some on street parking but watch that you park legally or they'll tow you . There are paid parking lots and then you can walk a couple of blocks to the restaurant.
1 March 2017|
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Response from cabinwoman | Reviewed this property |
Call at least a week in advance, the fact that you are flexible with dates will help.
1 March 2017|
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Response from Baltimore-Bob13 | Reviewed this property |
You should be able to make reservations over the phone. Mardi Gras may have affected the hours they are open.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 539 Saint Philip St, The 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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