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3312 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119-3132
+1 504-488-6946
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood paella” (15 reviews)
“garlic shrimp” (12 reviews)
“flan” (9 reviews)
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5:30 PM - 9:30 PM Hours
Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3312 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119-3132
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has become one of the favorites for our family and a must visit for any trip to New Orleans. We were a party of 10, celebrating a family trip. As no reservations are taken, we made sure to arrive by 5:30 in order to...More

Thank bmetts467
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After reading and hearing wonderful things about Lola’s I’m sorry to say the food is not good. The ceviche was chewy and poorly plated. The combination paella flavor was underwhelming. Literally no saffron and needed salt. Honestly it tasted like it was out of a...More

Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Lola's is my favorite restaurant in New Orleans and I go every time I'm in town. It never disappoints! It's tiny, maybe 10-12 tables. It's full of charm from the bright paintings on the wall to the fellow diners. No reservations, it is first come...More

Thank RoseZel
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Interesting menu, excellent kitchen, warm and cozy atmosphere, and the servers and management were top rate.

Thank Tivolicat
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Two dinners in 10 nights and only disappointment was one pasta. Paella was the favorite! Fast service with warm welcomes!

Thank Nerdian
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Lola's is a small, boutique Spanish-style restaurant ... you may have to wait to get a table, but it's worth it. Our party of four waited (enjoying some white sangria at the tables outside), and when we were finally called in, we scored a table...More

Thank RootBeerFloat
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

This quaint little restaurant has tons of personality and ambiance. Unfortunately we couldn’t say the same for the food. We wound up having to send back our soup starters. The garlic soup wasn’t that good and the vegetable soup lacked flavor. We got a paella...More

Thank CostaRicaMaryland
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Found this place less than a block from our vacation rental, 2 miles outside the French quarter. Only open 4 hours daily, from 5:30pm to 9:30pm, stretching to 10pm Fridays and Saturdays. Serves beer and wine only, but saw locals bringing their own as well....More

Reviewed 26 October 2017

Highly recommended. The paella is great, and if you split it, it turns out to be a cheaper option for such a high quality place. My wife and I bought a bottle of Sangria as well--worth the price. Would eat there again in a heartbeat....More

Thank jarms37
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Found this place from a list of best cheap eats in New Orleans. It was exceptional! We've eaten at all the great steakhouses and the celebrity restaurants but this little hole in the wall was by far the best we experienced! We were each delivered...More

Thank allisonr911
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Response from Nicole L | Reviewed this property |
I haven't been to lunch there but I would think it is . It's a great place
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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: 3312 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119-3132
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Mid-City
  • Neighbourhood: Mid-City
  • Phone Number: +1 504-488-6946
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