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3800 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70119-6037
+1 504-482-9179
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“turtle soup” (135 reviews)
“spaghetti” (34 reviews)
“gumbo” (98 reviews)
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Italian, American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3800 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70119-6037
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The food was really good, especially the gumbo! So tasty! The restaurant is in a great location with off-street parking (not too common in New Orleans). But the very best part of our experience was Diane, our server. She was awesome! We never got a...More

Thank Fayd73
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

All in all a good experience. Wait staff was good and friendly. Spaghetti and meatballs was $15, but tasted good. Veal parm was $18 but good. Onion rings were good but cost $9. The beers and soft drinks were priced right. A little pricy for...More

Thank troyw1404
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was here later in the afternoon so there were some empty tables and no wait. Our waiter was very friendly and helpful in explaining a few of the items. We ordered a meatball sub and a veal Parmesan with spaghetti which was very good. The...More

Thank teenasan3
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good moderately priced restaurant with many New Orleans classics. in season the oyster poboy is a great choice. Any of the Italian dishes are in the New Orleans Italian tradition. French bread was excellent.

Thank Gwendolyn G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The soups, gumbos, seafood and meats --- fried, broiled, grilled -- anyway you like it. One of New Orleans's traditional Greats!

Thank Dan P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Local friends took us here on our recent trip and omg it's worth every bite!! This is a classic local NOLA restaurant. It's been around for years. Crab claws are to die for-literally and don't forget to dip the bread! The BEST roast beef po'boy...More

Thank SFIrish69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here is excellent and the clientele as broad as it can be. Politicians, judges, attorneys and all the local people you can imagine can be seen here at any given time. Nothing bad on the menu and one has to try the crab...More

Thank Leo W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our waitress was super nice. The food portions were huge and very delicious. The waitress even brought out an extra piece of fish for my son. I definitely recommend this place!

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mandina's is always used in formal discussions of great New Orleans' restaurants due to the flavor of both the food and atmosphere. I went off the beaten path of NOLA classics and ordered there Ribeye 13 oz. It came out terrific as well as my...More

Thank allencredible
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I shop assistant recommended this place so we came here for lunch on our last day. It is in midtown and easy to get to by trolley. The servings are large. We tried poh boy, gumbo and effouette. All were lovely. The service is efficient...More

Thank teamflames
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3800 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70119-6037
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans
  • Phone Number: +1 504-482-9179
Closed due to damage sustained in Hurricane Katrina.
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