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Chartres House

601 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130
+1 504-586-8383
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
601 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent bloody mary - New Orleans is the best place in the world, and this is always our first stop. Great drinks, food, and staff. Thanks!

Thank Ashley B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was by far the worst place we stopped at on our weekend getaway $8 for a side salad that consisted of a few sprigs of lettuce and a slice of tomato.... horrible!!!

Thank Chuck S
Management response:Responded yesterday

Chuck, I sincerely apologize that we weren't able to satisfy your needs. I hope that you give us another chance so that we can show you some of our other great menu options. Looking forward to serving you soon. Thanks!

Reviewed 4 days ago

We stopped for lunch while waiting for our 5 -1 Haunted City Tour. Our server, Sarah was friendly and timely. We enjoyed our soup and crawl fish cakes and toast. We topped it off with a good beer. Decorative French restaurant.

Thank TravelingTripfun
Reviewed 1 week ago

The bloody marys here are truly the best - full of flavor, spicy, oh so good! They also feature a number of crawfish dishes like pasta and po boys - exceptionally tasty. Great place for lunch!

Thank winerdiner2016
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch. The lady at the bar was friendly and I would say the service was 5/5, as for the food i eat mostly veg so this was the only place I tried some seafood, I got the fried fish po-boy It was...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We waited a few minutes for table out front as it was busy which is normal for this area really especially for a Sunday :) We then went to the bar and grabbed some drinks. The Bloody Mary was real nice & hubby got a...More

Thank silvertwister09
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner Sat. Sep 9th. It was pleasant, an ok experience. We had the BBQ shrimp it was tasty and we each had one of the soup which again were pretty good. Dinner entree we had were decent. However while my husband was paying...More

Thank Carmen R
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Carmen, I am glad to hear you enjoyed your overall experience. I can assure you that we take pride in the cleanliness of our restaurant.To hear that we let our restrooms get so bad is upsetting. I am sharing this with my team so that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to the bar here a couple of times and have had a great time! Their drink menu has some interesting and creative drinks in addition to all of the classics (hurricane, mint julep, etc.). The staff are from all different parts of...More

Thank Andrei S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here our first night of visiting New Orleans on the recommendation from the concierge at our Hotel. The staff was so helpful and very friendly. Our waiter helped us order traditional New Orleans food and checked back to make sure we liked it....More

Thank mmtimes4
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the bread pudding and the conversation with the staff was great. Very helpful and I would come back.

Thank Tom G
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Tom, thanks for your visit! Hope to see you back again soon.

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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Questions & Answers
Tonya T
5 August 2016|
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Response from beanie1970 | Reviewed this property |
Can be casual.
7 May 2016|
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Response from james s | Reviewed this property |
I do not think this place has a private room, its not real big
Natalie R
18 April 2016|
Response from patsyposey | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. We went the evening we arrived and just walked right in. If you had a large party it might be different.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130 (Formerly Chartres House Cafe)
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-586-8383
  • E-mail
Chartres House is a local favorite—a French Quarter landmark serving casual dishes and classic drinks in an intimate, historical environment. This antebellum building, once a favorite haunt of Tennessee Williams, is now home to a menu featuring duck quesadillas, classic New Orleans BBQ shrimp, muffalettas and more. Dine on the balcony or in the intimate courtyard, or join the local crowd after hours for quick bites and cocktails.
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