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Bon Ton Cafe

401 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2426
+1 504-524-3386
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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11:00 AM - 2:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
401 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2426
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was to be a special birthday dinner after several fabulous NOLA dinners earlier . The location on Magazine Street was good . We liked the room , spacious and charmingly decorated . The service was attentive , efficient and pleasant . However the food...More

Thank rdmiller_pcj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It had been five years since my first visit. Quality and service were excellent. I enjoyed the the gulf fish with oysters and the cream cauliflower. I would highly recommend it.

Thank VanHalenII
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted some authentic local food. Found this online and decided to try it out. Nice atmosphere. Friendly and efficient service. We had the shrimp ettoufe and crawfish dinner. Both were delicious. No complaints at all on food or service. Food is authentic local, so...More

Thank woody5048
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friends had recommended the Bon Ton Cafe and I visited there for the first time on 2-1-2018. The restaurant was virtually filled, but the wait staff made me feel as all of their attention was focused on me. One of the owners stopped by my...More

Thank davgibb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have dined at the Bon Ton many times over the years and the food is consistently excellent. The staff is always welcoming and efficient. It's a place I always recommend to friends who are visiting New Orleans.

Thank KateGreatFalls_MT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great service at our dinner last night. My companion is gluten free and so we asked our waitress Melody for suggestions. In addition to Melody, another lady, possibly then owner came and gave us more options. The service was great. The seafood gumbo was delicious...More

Thank whlnatalia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Bon Ton Cafe is right across the streeet from the hotel we stayed at, so we just crossed the road to enjoy some excellent food. We were seated at a lovely table and Miss Pat introduced herself as our server for the evening. We asked...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 10 January 2018

We had our two dogs with us so we pulled over to search for best Crawfish Étouffe and that is how we discovered Bon Ton Cafe. We called in two orders and one Bread Pudding. Everything was delicious. The crawfish were plentiful with delicious étouffe...More

Thank AJH0726
Reviewed 7 January 2018

If you would like a delightful traditional meal without a lot of fanfare, this little restaurant is ideal. Open only Monday through Friday, it has a fresh local feel with all servers in white and pretty table cloths. We had two delicious meals there, both...More

Thank Laura525
Reviewed 7 January 2018

The restaurant is around a 10-minute walk from the French Quarter just west of Canal Street. Set in an 1840’s historic building, the décor provides old-style class and ambience. In fact, most of the staff had 20 plus years of service with their attire ranging...More

Thank DP49
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Response from Eric B | Reviewed this property |
Probably not. It is a sit-down restaurant.
10 March 2017|
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Response from anntalia | Reviewed this property |
To a lyft so I don't know, parking in cities is sometimes expensive so I avoid it when I can
29 March 2016|
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Response from VanessaKUSA | Reviewed this property |
I don't ever remember seeing one. This does not mean they do not have one.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2426
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-524-3386
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