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Restaurant Patois

6078 Laurel St, New Orleans, LA 70118-5726
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Ranked #147 of 1,630 Restaurants in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $40 - $60
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
Cuisines: French
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Webster St.
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English first
Paso Robles
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108 reviews 108 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

This was our second time dining at Restaurant Patois. It is a great neighborhood restaurant. The lower room is a bit noisier than the upper room - we've dined in both. Besides great food, what we especially liked is that the wine menu has some lesser known selections. We found a wine from a winery that we visited in France... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Patois is one of those New Orleans restaurants that is in a neighborhood, in what was once a high ceilinged house, and has a warm and cozy atmosphere as if you are in someone's home. The food is gourmet with such items as sweetbreads, gnocchi, rabbit, excellent trout amandine. Service was friendly, attentive, and altogether a great experience.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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31 reviews 31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Due to our schedule, my husband and I couldn't work a dinner at Patois into our schedule, so we had brunch there this past Sunday instead. I think brunch is the best meal that we have ever had at Patois. The portions were large and the food was delicious. The service was also fantastic. We will have to keep this... More 

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Beautiful & delicious food in a beautiful old home. My husband claimed his brunch was one of the top meals he had in New Orleans. I would love to eat here again! Make a reservation!

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New Orleans, Louisiana
15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Tried Patois for the first time last weekend. The place is very small and lacks a bit in atmosphere because you feel like you're on top of the person next to you. I started my meal with the pumpkin soup and we shared the charcuterie tray. Both were pretty good. I decided to have the gnocchi appetizer portion for my... More 

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Rome, Italy
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

What happened to Patois? I was my favorite restaurant in New Orleans, but my last meal there was terrible. The menu is the same, but something changed - - the food sucked! They screwed up our reservation (but they did fix that). The waiter did not know the wine list. I'm so disappointed . . . .a once great restaurant... More 

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Toronto, Canada
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Not easy for a visitor (or taxi driver) to find but worth the search. We found it very noisy but the server was helpful and well-informed and the food was very good and imaginative. Definitely worth the trip.

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Largo, Florida
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159 reviews 159 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Patois means the dialect of the common people of a region. There is nothing common about this Patois. Here they’ve taken some regional favorites from all over, given them a continental refinement and spiced them with a New Orleans edge. The result is delicious. We tried a couple of the house cocktails. Especially good was the Juliet y Romeo. The... More 

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Lambertville, New Jersey
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This hip restaurant (Esquire was doing a photo shoot as we dined) prides itself on locovore offerings, and did not disappoint. The rabbit alone was worth the trip to Nola.

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Mount Pleasant, Michigan
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113 reviews 113 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Dinner at Patois is a great experience, from the terrific service to the lovely atmosphere. Yes, the prices are a bit high but in keeping with a place of this quality (I compare Patois to Bayona, another NOLA favorite). My dinner was simply terrific and the overall meal was well worth the money spent. Don't miss this place if you... More 

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Additional Information about Restaurant Patois

Address: 6078 Laurel St, New Orleans, LA 70118-5726
Phone Number: 504-895-9441
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans
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
Average Prices: USD 40 - 60
Cuisine: French

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