We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 1,617 New Orleans Restaurants

Le Bayou Restaurant

208 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA 70130 (French Quarter)
5045254755
Website
Menu
Improve this listing
Ranked #239 of 1,617 Restaurants in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $26
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole, Seafood, Oyster Bar
Neighborhood: French Quarter
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Write a Review

444 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    172
    187
    63
    11
    11
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Miami, Florida
Top Contributor
276 reviews 276 reviews
254 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Our first night in New Orleans, and we landed in Le Bayou. Having lived in the city, and having visited New Orleans countless times, our favorite spots were booked solid, so we rolled the dice & tried Le Bayou. It was a fine meal, but they definitely rely on the tourist trade (a bit of an irony as the entire... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Delicious. Well priced. The Shrimp and Grits Napolean were unbelievable! And our waiter, Rosco, couldn't have been nicer or more attentive. He was great!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lakeland, Florida
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Fresh oysters, great prices, good service. Casual atmosphere. This was our 2nd visit here in a few years will go back again.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Evansville, Indiana
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The food was okay, but there are plenty of other places to get better food! It was convenient that the restaurant was on Bourbon Street.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Edwardsville, IL
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Stopped at this restaurant while walking Bourbon Street. Had thought about moving on, but decided to stay. Best decision we ever made. This was one of the best meals we have ever had in New Orleans. Our server was great, the food was absolutely amazing and the atmosphere was definitely New Orleans. This place is now on our must stop... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dallas, Texas
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We have been to this restaurant twice. When it is just the two uf us we sit at the bar and really like talking to the guys behind the bar. The last trip we took friends for a birthday trip and there were 6 of us. We sat upstairs which was very nice. The food was very good, but the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Food was good. Service was just ok and the potions were very small for the price. Location was great.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tampa, Florida
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We ate here three times. Once for dinner sat on the balcony over looking Bourbon St. Twice for after drinking eats. Every time the food was excellent. We had ordered oysters and a shrimp po boy. Then we met Troy one of the servers and locals who was a wealth of information. He steered us to the spinach dip which... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Norfolk, Virginia
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

One of the first restaurants we passed. Stopped and set at the Oyster bar. Tried the Miho better oysters on the half Shell and the shrimp Yaya per the Shuckers recommendation. We enjoyed both. The shrimp Yaya had just the right spice and served with French bread. Good people watching from the bar.

Was this review helpful? Yes
chesapeake, virginia
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The Oysters Mignonette are worth the price. Much better than the oysters I had elsewhere today at lunch. Tip: try the shrimp ya-ya. We sat at the oyster bar. Ordered a prosecco to go with oysters. Was delivered a pinot grigio. Ordered local amber beer...went well. Caution: language is thrown about here but food good price and tasty

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Le Bayou Restaurant also viewed

 

Been to Le Bayou Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Le Bayou Restaurant

Address: 208 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone Number: 5045254755
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 6 - 26
Cuisine: Cajun & Creole, Seafood, Oyster Bar

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing