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701 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130-3713 (Girod Street)
+1 504-524-4114
17:30 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Sierra Madre, California
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Another MUST restaurant in New Orleans! Went for lunch and had the grilled tuna sandwich and the flourless chocolate cake....both excellent!

Thank lisat415
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked a large table for a family milestone birthday. Except for the fish course, the rest of the food was with either extremely mediocre (soup too salty, chicken with no flavor) or in the case of the frozen hockey-puck like desert, inedible. When concern was expressed to the waiter about the quality of the food, he was very defensive.... More 

Thank Sierra N
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good service, not good food. There's so many excellent restaurants in New Orleans, the food here was not very good at all. We were disappointed.

Thank Renee M
Rutland, Vermont
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can do no better for a high end New Orleans meal. Excellent food, service and wines. We chose it for a very special occasion, and it lived up to our expectations.

Thank Baxter H
Lafayette, Louisiana
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79 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate there twice last week for lunch. Great duck, andouille gumbo, crispy onion rings, .... and the list goes on. A must eat at place for a visit to the Big Easy.

Thank TheDotdog
Cheyenne, Wyoming
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175 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot say enough about how wonderful this place is. The atmosphere is calm with a hint of excitement. Loved it so much ate there twice! Loved the greens salad and gumbo. The duck was so tender, but my favorite was the snapper. The first night I had the apple pie with ice cream, but my favorite was the second... More 

Thank KarenD506
San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined early since we were still on west coast time. It was a good thing since by 6pm on a Saturday night, the restaurant was completely full. It is a small room with seats outside, a few feet from the trolley that clangs by occasionally. We had no reservations, so got a seat outside and I was glad because... More 

Thank Jay L
Tampa, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Spaghetti Appetizer was outstanding. I've never tasted such rich creamy pasta. The fried poached egg added even more richness to this already unbelievable offering. My husband had the crab cake which was perfection. I had the shrimp entree and my husband the fish. Two more delightful dishes. Just when we thought this meal couldn't get any better, we ordered... More 

Thank Shannon P
Paris, France
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hersant might be a bit too noisy because it's always very crowded but the first time you'll test the food you'll understand why :-)) One of the best - and not too expensive - restaurants in New Orleans !!! Went there with a group of friends and all what we had was just excellent. If you want to be on... More 

1 Thank FFlyerCDG
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had a special of the evening. Lamb Neck. Probably the best meal I have ever had. A coworker recommended it to me and wow! Delicious. This place is a must see when in Nola.

Thank Joe S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130-3713
    (Girod Street)
  • Public Transportation: streetcar stop at St. Charles & Girod
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-524-4114

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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 District and Tremé, with the river at its eastern extreme, this hub for sports, gaming, shopping, theatre, family-friendly activities, and amazing regional cuisine makes a smart base wherever your interests lie.
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