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4450 Veterans Memorial Blvd, Metairie, LA 70006
504-780-9090
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 65
    Excellent
  • 48
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great place for large family dinner

Great meal for a family group of 18 people. Service was pretty quick considering the number of people. The spa martini is a highlight.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
DomoArrigato
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New Orleans, LA
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New Orleans, LA
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50 reviews 50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Great meal for a family group of 18 people. Service was pretty quick considering the number of people. The spa martini is a highlight.

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Metairie
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We always loved Zea. Whether we are doing a lunch with the family or an evening out alone. The rib choices are great and chicken is done with several different sauces. They have the Best hummas dish ever !

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Manassas, Virginia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The very first time I visited Zea, I enjoyed the food....delicious! The shrimp and grits was excellent, forever sketched in my mind. Myself and company ordered the spinach dip and we thought it was less desirable, the trout was seasoned perfectly. Overall, I think this is one of the best restaurants in Metairie. Must visit.

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Harahan
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43 reviews 43 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

This place seems to have a loyal following but they did not add another when I visited. The menu was pretentious and the staff were not really in the mood to work on the evening we visited. The menu was full of items that sounded trendy but turned out to be just regular food with a high price tag. Overall... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I travel to New Orleans at least 2 times a year, Zea is an absolute must, there is nothing on the menu that doesn't entertain my taste buds. Love ZEA.

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Warrenton, Missouri
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

My first experience at Zea's was in Lafayette right after it opened. I loved it. Then I discovered Zea's in New Orleans, where they began, and in Baton Rouge and have introduced several friends to the best hamburger and grits anywhere. The hamburger is a good no-frills hamburger, always excellently prepared the way I like it. A friend and I... More 

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Warner Robins, Georgia
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88 reviews 88 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

After talking business outside..we kept smelling something great, I had the salad and my friend had some great crab cakes..the guacamole was the best...

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Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This is one of my favorite places to eat in Metairie. The prices are reasonable, portions plentiful and service is very good. I like the fact that you can get a lunch portion in the evening. Bronzed trout is one of my favorites but I also really like the Korean BBQ tacos. No problems with special requests (extra feta for... More 

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Metairie, Louisiana
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We totally enjoyed our dining experience. The food was delicious and served hot. The atmosphere was fine and our server, Alyssa, was wonderful. Prices were reasonable. Enjoy!

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alexandria, LA
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121 reviews 121 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Pepper jelly salad with grilled chicken. One of my go-to meals at Zea. I love the 2 salad dressings. Can't go wrong with this choice.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4450 Veterans Memorial Blvd, Metairie, LA 70006
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Metairie
  • Phone Number: 504-780-9090

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Cajun & Creole, Barbecue, Eclectic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?