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La Petite Grocery

4238 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2735
+1 504-891-3377
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (51 reviews)
“crab beignets” (103 reviews)
“bolognese” (52 reviews)
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American, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
4238 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2735
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Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

This is a great restaurant with excellent food and service, just be aware it can get pricey. Wine starts at approx $40 for a bottle but this was worth it as we had a wonderful "last meal" with our daughter before leaving her at Tulane.

Thank DrSteveL24
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

As an appetizer, we had the Blue Crab Beignets, which were outstanding. The Turtle Bolognese was akin to finely ground beef with a hint of sherry. It looked like Chef Boyardee. I was not impressed at all. The small Tuna entree was well liked, as...More

1  Thank David T
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

No flaws here. Service, setting and food are top notch. Had the shellfish stew - wife had squash with shrimp soup. We devoured both with extra helpings of bread - the best this side of Atlantic. Wine and beer list are adequate.

Thank david r
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant on Magazine Street. We enjoyed the crab beignets to share; the special salad with apples/celeriac/blue cheese; turtle bolognese; and the duck special. The service was attentive and the surroundings very pleasant. Made reservations through OpenTable and they called to confirm the reservation and...More

Thank dsj5777
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This restaurant has been in my list for a long time. We are locals (across the lake) and planned on lunch with my husband after dropping off holiday company at the airport. Made reservations on Open Table & had no problems. Ask to sit in...More

1  Thank MLB1952
Reviewed 5 January 2017

My wife and I enjoyed several fine meals in the city of interesting and excellent cuisine, but our meal at La Petite Grocery was by far the best we experienced in New Orleans. The setting is beautiful bu not stuffy, including both the Garden District...More

Thank Austin A
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Wonderful!! We were beyond thrilled with the set menu, and our waitress was lovely too. We both had the grouper and thought it was one of the stand out meals we'd had in 2016. The cocktails are also fabulous and so were the wine pairings....More

Thank AnnaKMorris
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I see that many people love this place. My wife and I ate there in early December and we had a very good meal. Not something I would go back for. We go to NOLA every year and have heard so much about this place....More

1  Thank wpeer
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Small, quaint, charming! Delicious food! Nice service! A fun neighborhood to walk around in before dinner. I'd recommend eating here. Good drinks, too. Treat yourself!

Thank Holli J
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Best meal of the trip. Hands down! Smart, elevated food, not the over salted mess you find calling itself local fare.

Thank Tea C
Garden District
Head to the Garden District for the full-on New
Orleans experience replete with quaintly clanking
streetcars, proudly grandiose antebellum mansions,
picture perfect avenues lined with live oaks loaded
down with Spanish moss, and a wealth of beautiful
churches and many more architectural marvels. Even a
brief excursion here makes plain why it’s called the
Garden District. So, when you visit be sure to give
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28 February 2017|
Response from Elizabeth F | Reviewed this property |
I do not knowthe answer to that question. I would contact the restaurant ahead. They try to accommodate everything.
12 February 2016|
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Response from shel29Brooklyn | Reviewed this property |
Dressy casual is fine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4238 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2735
    (General Pershing)
  • Public Transportation: The St. Charles Ave. Streetcar is a short walk to the restaurant. There are also Magazine Street bus stops located one block away.
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Garden District
  • Neighbourhood: Garden District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-891-3377
  • E-mail
Closed due to damage sustained in Hurricane Katrina.
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