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The Original Pierre Maspero's

440 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2102
+1 504-524-8990
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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440 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2102
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by Maspero's one evening at about 7pm, they weren't taking reservations but it was only a short wait for our 4 top. The staff was great and the service was super fast. I had the shrimp and grits and it was amazing! Overall the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pierre Masperos is my favorite New Orleans Restaurant (located in the French Quarter). I first discovered it when I made a day trip to NOLA from Destin, FL where I was celebrating my 50th birthday with friends in 2014. When we arrived in NOLA and...More

Thank AfrinetNYC
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying nearby we noticed this restaurant was always full whatever time of day we passed so decided to give it a try. We weren’t disappointed, a wide ranging drinks menu with good cocktails and a variety of soft drinks too. We both chose the chicken...More

Thank Jule352
Reviewed 1 week ago

We rarely stop at the same place more than once when we are visiting a city. Our service and food were so great that we had breakfast here twice and lunch once (in four days)!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Yikes - we were looking forward to our breakfast, but it was pretty awful. Rubbery waffle, uninspired omelette, terrible coffee & tea. Folks seem to like the non-breakfast food, but this was a pretty bad experience. On the positive side, the staff was wonderful -...More

Thank Grace Carr L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for muffaletta & other local specialties especially in nice weather when they open all the doors & windows. Good service. Moderate prices.

Thank Theresa S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another example of a place in New Orleans that you might not necessarily visit, but you can’t go wrong! Pierre’s has an excellent menu, and the food is exceptional, with very reasonable prices. We ended up here for lunch, and could not have been more...More

Thank barefootinblueheaven
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recommended by concierge at hotel. Spinach artichoke dip was ordinary by good. French onion soup was fantastic! I ordered the vegetable fettuccine, which was good and the serving size was very large. Every meal our group ordered was very good. Casual atmosphere was fun.

Thank Rick H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this place on the recommendation of the bartender at our hotel. What a gem , great food and great service from Katie our waitress. Reasonable prices especially for NOLA.

Thank asportg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

By recommendation of the hotel bartender we chose to try it out. Wow the place is on the corner open to view both streets The food was awesome and after a week of eating out we had the best waitress by far for the whole...More

Thank amysboy
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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Rebecca B
4 September 2016|
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Response from Carmela B | Reviewed this property |
We didn't but we had to wait outside for a table for about 15 min which was okay because we had looked at the menu so we already had an idea of what we wanted and it was warm to stay outside. I would recommend reservations... More
Jennifer K
4 March 2016|
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Response from tasha1998 | Reviewed this property |
We were celebrating our anniversary, and the bill was around $79 for two people. We had a specialty drink with our meal, so we felt the prices were reasonable and it was a lovely experience. I guess you could contact them... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 440 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2102
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-524-8990
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Pierre Maspero’s is a local destination for relaxed dining in a historic setting—offering authentic New Orleans cuisine in a comfortable New Orleans landmark property. Watch the crowds go by as you enjoy traditional New Orleans entrées in one of the city’s most historic buildings. Come in for breakfast, linger for lunch or just swing by for a refreshing cocktail. Hearty meals in a historic setting!
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