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The Pelican Club

312 Exchange Pl, New Orleans, LA 70130-2225
+1 504-523-1504
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“baked oysters” (69 reviews)
“cioppino” (26 reviews)
“lobster” (58 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
312 Exchange Pl, New Orleans, LA 70130-2225
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Reviewed yesterday

We have nothing but good things to say about this establishment. The service was fast, courteous, and professional. My husband and I both ordered the Reveillon dinner (four course meal) and everything we had was simply amazing. The four course meal is A LOT of...More

Thank Liz1005
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I booked a table at the last minute because we were staying across the street. A pleasant surprise - comfortable atmosphere and very good food. I had the trio of duck and my wife had fish.

Thank steve h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fine dinning place and the staff treats you like royalty. My wife and I spent our last night in NOLA at the Pelican Club. They have a nice menu and wine list. Wonderful

Thank hydroarp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great meal here with colleagues on a table in the street (we hadn't booked, so struck it lucky as usually this place is difficult to get a table). Great service, the staff really knew the menu and made some great recommendations for the...More

Thank BankofPapa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed the 4-course price-fixed meal - gumbo, baked oysters, lobster main course, and bourbon pecan pie were excellent. Very nice atmosphere. Pricing matched quality of food. Marcus and Terry were great and helped us make the right food selections. Made reservations...More

Thank Roly_in_Texas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice atmosphere, good food but poor Service. Drinks tools forever. Things that we asked for like butter and cold water never appeared or took a long time and reminders. Had the BBQ shrimp which were in a tasty sauce. Not the best I have had...More

Thank Msing123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we had a great dinner with very good food. The server was new, but he was still excellent. Nice ambiance.

Thank pjcharles
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

White tablecloth restaraunt, but not stuffy. There homemade bread is rediculously good. We shared a Lobster stuffed with shrimp and scallops that was amazing. Not cheap, but definately worth it.

Thank fritz145
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, starting off with homemade bread and following with a delicious Seafood Martini Appetizer and a rack of lamb with a flavoursome red wine jus, as a main course. Forgetting that American portions are so huge, the women struggled to finish their food. We...More

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Jeanne H, Owner at The Pelican Club, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing the Pelican Club for your dining pleasure. We’re so glad you had a wonderful meal with us and appreciate your feedback. We hope to be given another opportunity to serve you again.

Reviewed 7 November 2017

The Pelican Club is quiet and nice. We tried the Seared Sashimi Grade Tuna and Chinois Salad, together with their prix fixe menu (appetizer, salad, main, and dessert). For the prix fixe, we tried the gumbo, wedge salad bowl, filet mignon, and creme brulee. Tuna...More

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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 312 Exchange Pl, New Orleans, LA 70130-2225
    (Exchange Place)
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-523-1504
  • E-mail
The Pelican Club, offering a wide range of fabulous New Orleans dishes, consists of three dining rooms and a large bar fashioned from a handsome, 19th-century French Quarter townhouse, rising from the corner of Bienville Street and Exchange Place in the heart of the French Quarter. Owner, Richard Hughes, and his wife, Jean Stinnett-Hughes, transformed a neglected architectural gem into a welcoming restaurant decorated in a crisp blend of traditional and contemporary. Each room has its own ambiance, created with such diverse elements as burnished Louisiana cypress, contemporary paintings by New Orleans artists, antique prints, and the dramatic contrast of black-leather banquettes against cream-colored brick walls. Such an atmosphere is sure to make your meal feel like a truly New Orleans experience.
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