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Restaurant Patois

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Neighborhood:
Uptown / Carrollton
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6078 Laurel St, New Orleans, LA 70118-5726 (Webster St.)
504-895-9441
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Today
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wed - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 92
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Amazing Food!

I had a superb salad, followed by Trout Meuniere. The salad was fresh greens tossed with a bacon vinigrette with a sunny side up egg on top. We decided to call it "The Breakfast Salad." The trout was very good except that it was a little undercooked in the very center. The green beans with the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
DrDeany
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Situated a long way from Downtown New Orleans, the restaurant is not suited to those with hearing difficulties as there is no baffle for ambient noise and the background noise from customers was overwhelming. The food was great up to the point of my main course: I chose the fish of the day and, for my palate, is was overwhelmed... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a superb salad, followed by Trout Meuniere. The salad was fresh greens tossed with a bacon vinigrette with a sunny side up egg on top. We decided to call it "The Breakfast Salad." The trout was very good except that it was a little undercooked in the very center. The green beans with the trout were still crisp... More 

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Thank DrDeany
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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93 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This a a neighborhood restaurant in a beautifully renovated home. The staff was so helpful and our waitress really knew the menu. The grilled octopus was better than any we had in Greece. The seafood gumbo was some of the best we've ever had in New Orleans. The rue was dark and the seafood was abundant and delicious. They also... More 

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Thank TangiPryor
Houston, Texas
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Been going there for 4 years. Always had a great experience. It's done! Seemed to be very concerned with the use of electricity.. It was very warm n the place. No bleu cheese in the place for martini olives. Lamb rib appetizer was good. Not so for the red fish special...... After returning twice, it was still raw. The final... More 

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Thank LOUIS D L
Black Mountain, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015 via mobile

I felt like I was crashing a neighborhood party made up of people who didn't know how to speak in a normal tone of voice. We're not talking about just loud, we're talking about what I imagine a crowd in the Seattle Seahawks stadium sounds like to a visiting quarterback! I have never experienced such indifference to other people from... More 

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1 Thank Joyce4580
Estero, Florida, United States
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015 via mobile

Another excellent restaurant in New Orleans. Patois is on the corner in a neighborhood. When you arrive there(we Ubered there) it looks like a corner tavern, but it ends there. A long bar in the front of the joint, but then you see a row of white table clothed tables in front of them. The food was excellent. The night... More 

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Thank John R
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

Came here with friends for a birthday celebration. Was really impressed. Fascinating menu. I had a wonderful rabbit dish. Everything our party had was great. Good cocktails - the best Sazerac I've had here. Great atmosphere and waiting staff did a great job. Liked the neighborhood

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Thank Andy P
New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

We went for brunch today and it was incredible. Our waiter was extremely friendly, the restaurant itself has a very cozy and cute atmosphere, and the food was absolutely delicious. Ordered the pumpkin bisque, beet and goat cheese salad, split the biscuits and pulled pork between two (plenty big!), and the shrimp and grits. I would highly recommend ALL of... More 

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1 Thank trillwood31
North Carolina
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

Dining here was the most disappointing dinner experience I have ever had in a supposedly upscale restaurant. The restaurant was NOISY. Not just a little loud, obnoxiously loud. We said something to the server and he agreed it was noisy, but then proceeded to contribute to the noise along with other staff at the table right behind us. It was... More 

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4 Thank Libba F
Birmingham, Alabama
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47 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

We love brunch at Patois. This year we stopped in on our way back to Alabama. The pork tamale was as good if not better as the one we enjoyed last year. I ordered the croque madame and my husband had the fried rabbit biscuit topped with white gravy which was really good. The portions are large, so we were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6078 Laurel St, New Orleans, LA 70118-5726
    (Webster St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Uptown / Carrollton
  • Neighborhood: Uptown / Carrollton
  • Phone Number: 504-895-9441

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 40 - 60
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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

Staying in Uptown / Carrollton

Neighborhood Profile
Uptown / Carrollton
Very much their own self sufficient unit within the greater metro area, Uptown and Carrollton tone down the urban edge with a friendly attitude and collegiate feel. Home to Tulane and Loyola Universities, all the students living in the area ensure that Uptown and Carrollton stay youthful, cosmopolitan and vibrantly fun. Two of the liveliest thoroughfares for nightlife and socializing (and yes of course more of the city’s outstandingly good food and live music) are Oak Street and Maple Street. For a truly wild time, the expansive acreage of Audubon Park, with its zoo, golf course, and actual patches of swampy wetlands, means peace and quiet are never too far away.