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Ralph's on the Park

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900 City Park Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119-3613 (Between North Alexander & North Hennessey)
+1 504-488-5100
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Today
11:30 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon 17:30 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri 11:30 - 21:30
Sat 17:30 - 21:30
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Austin, Texas
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First visit and we loved it! Lovely location with views of City Park. Even on a rainy day, it was charming, warm and cozy. Our group of 6 thoroughly enjoyed our meals. The coffee was fantastic, the warm fresh bread was a treat. We tried the soup of the day (turkey gumbo) and it was dark and smoky, the turtle... More 

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Thank Karen M
Natural Bridge, Virginia
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We traveled from NY to NO to visit family for Thanksgiving. We took (2) family members to Ralph's based on their recommendation for weekday lunch. Being the day before Thanksgiving, it was not as crowded as normal. Greeting at the door was stuffy and some of the waitstaff could benefit from chill training but underneath all that our server was... More 

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Thank JJ F
New Orleans, Louisiana
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We gathered recently at Ralph's which is in walking distance from our home. We were pleased with the ambiance, service, menu, and food. We had a large sampling of starters and all were delicious. The Crabmeat Daniel and City Park Salad are outstanding as are the fried oysters and agnolotti. We had the Ribeye "Pot Roast", Shrimp Curry, and Lamb... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Meet six friends here from my high school years many moons ago. We had a nice table near the window and view of City Park. For the table we started with Roasted Brussels Sprouts and the Truffle Fries. Both delicious. It is a large portion of the fries and we got seconds on the black truffle mayo to dip them... More 

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Mobile, Alabama
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We were looking forward to brunch. Our waitress was surly, our orders took almost an hour to arrive. I got the shrimp and grits. The shrimp were whole, unpeeled and mixed in with the hot grits. There were pieces of antenna and shell throughout the grits, most unappetizing. When I contacted the manager after our visit, he told me that... More 

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Thank bell9276
David H, General Manager at Ralph's on the Park, responded to this review

Bell, Thank you so much for the feedback. I am sorry to hear you had a disappointing experience here at Ralph's on the Park. It is true that many chefs in NOLA will leave the heads on when they cook shrimp. This is to impart the maximum amount of flavor to the dish. The shrimp we serve with grits at... More 

Greencastle, Indiana, USA
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Four of us enjoyed a variety of great food and drink today. We began with Bloody Marys, of which there are several kinds. Then to small plates of fried oysters, beet salad, and turtle soup. (Fresh biscuits with butter and jam were tasty additions.) We all had different main courses, which ranged from the City Park eggs, bacon, grits, and... More 

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Thank walkergilmer
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Had dinner, staff was great, our reservation was lost and they still accommodated us, food was good and reasonable, very classy place!

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Thank Robert P
Pensacola, Florida
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Food and service was fabulous. Our host at our B&B suggested and made the reservation for us and it was spot on. Loved everything!

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Copley, Ohio
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40 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

I'm recalling my visit to Ralph's as part of a group having a prior wedding-day cocktails and dinner. We gathered on the balcony for cocktails and was well-served by the bartenders. We later proceeded to the adjoining dining room where we were served a most delightful meal consisting of five courses. The meal was very tasty and the portions were... More 

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Georgia
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

I attended a special event at this restaurant and was so impressed with the food and service, I plan to go back again! Lovely and convenient location--great balcony!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Cuisine
American, Cajun & Creole, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:30
Saturday
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 City Park Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119-3613
    (Between North Alexander & North Hennessey)
  • Public Transportation: Canal Street Streetcar - 5 blocks from restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Lakeview
  • Neighbourhood: Lakeview
  • Phone Number: +1 504-488-5100

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Lakeview

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Lakeview
Lakeview extends inland from the shores of Lake Pontchartrain with much of the area reserved for family-friendly City Park. Home to the New Orleans Museum of Art, the Besthoff Sculpture Garden, Carousel Gardens Amusement Park, and the city’s own lush Botanical Gardens, City Park is a New Orleans gem and the perfect spot for outdoor fun with as much of a mix of culture and/or amusement as you would like. Beyond City Park more great excuses to stay outside beckon, whether on land or by boat. Developed a good deal later than most other New Orleans neighborhoods, Lakeview has a distinctively different look and feel compared to other parts of the city. Fans of mid century modern design and contemporary architecture particularly enjoy leisurely drives around the residential streets of Lake Vista, Park Island and along Lakeshore Drive.
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