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Domenica

123 Baronne Street, New Orleans, LA 70112
504 648 6020
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Ranked #74 of 1,606 restaurants in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Canal Street
Description: Domenica is a contemporary and inviting Italian restaurant that creates regional Italian dishes with southern and middle eastern influences. The cuisine combines Chef Alon Shaya's Israeli heritage and love of local ingredients with a menu that reflects his time spent cooking and living in the small towns of northern Italy.
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English first
Memphis, Tennessee
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

The pizza and cheese plate with special "rolls" were excellent. the fried squash was good, but I would probably try the cauliflower next time instead. The dessert with fruit and cream sauce was amazing, and the hazelnut chocolate pudding was good too.

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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

After eating the great indigenous foods of NOLA, we needed a palate break. So we hit the famous restaurateur, John Besh. We were so disappointed. As the adage goes, stick to a chef’s core cuisine. The salumi, salads and stuffed zucchini blossoms were standard. The pasta and pizzas were a great disappointment. Mismatched pizza toppings ( too salty starring capers,... More

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Pune, India
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

I had heard a lot about this place and thought, we would have a fun time. However, I was truly disappointed with the place. Service: Poor would be an understatement here. Waitress didn't come for a while and whenever she was around, she would be in a hurry to get back without listening completely. It's not that we were there... More

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Virginia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

Domenica used to be a wonderful treat. They have reduced the menu to a mere shade of its former self. The service, never a strong point, was more than slow and left us feeling invisible. The food was good, just not as great as it has been. I hope John Besh will fix this quickly

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San Antonio, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This was my favorite restaurant from my recent trip to New Orleans. Their food was unique and delicious. I went with a group of 9 girls and each of us ordered different pizzas. They were all excellent!

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Houston, Texas
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40 reviews 40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I am a John Besh fan and his interpretation of pizza did not disappoint. The Happy Hour is excellent and the staff is attentive.

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Atlanta
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79 reviews 79 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We sat at the bar and ordered the cheese and salumi. Duck Pate was amazing! Bar staff was helpful and wine list was priced well. The rabbit Tagliatelle was fabulous. Really good food and not overpriced. Great for sharing.

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Fremont, California
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407 reviews 407 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Great service & ambiance. The pizzas are good, but not exceptional, like Una Pizza Napoletana in San Francisco. Conveniently located in the French Quarter. They also have pastas & interesting sides.

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Boutte, Louisiana
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Been here twice. Had pizza once...it was nothing to get excited about...had this spaghetti the first time and it was delicious but wasn't on the menu when I went the second time. The prices are high even for the food that's good. The service was average.

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New Orleans
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69 reviews 69 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I've been trying to get back to Domenica for a while. I really love the roasted cauliflower app and the goat, which they would usually serve at lunch even though it was only on the dinner menu. I was surprized that they have converted to a single menu for lunch and dinner. The goat and the stracci with braised ox... More

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