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Olde N'awlins Cookery

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French Quarter
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205 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA (Iberville)
15045254577
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Today
10:45 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 10:45 am - 1:00 am
Mon - Tue 11:45 am - 12:00 am
Wed 11:45 am - 1:00 am
Thu 10:45 am - 1:00 am
Fri 10:45 am - 12:00 am
Sat 10:45 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Good for: Families with children
Description: "Cooked by Locals, Spiced with History" Located on the famous...
"Cooked by Locals, Spiced with History" Located on the famous Bourbon Street in the heart of the French Quarter. Come take it all in... the sights, the sounds and the taste of New Orleans!
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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
Right on Bourbon, hefty portions!

So I was in NO with 7 other friends to celebrate over the weekend prior to the weekend before Fat Tuesday. We mostly ate out over the course of four days. Our fourth and final stop together was the Olde Nawlins Cookery on Bourbon between Iberville and Bienville. I’ll say that we had just finished... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Torri K
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Florida
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Florida
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

So I was in NO with 7 other friends to celebrate over the weekend prior to the weekend before Fat Tuesday. We mostly ate out over the course of four days. Our fourth and final stop together was the Olde Nawlins Cookery on Bourbon between Iberville and Bienville. I’ll say that we had just finished watching the Crewe of Barkus... More 

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Region of Waterloo, Canada
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6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A bit pricey for what you get. Although I tried my first alligator ever and it doesn't taste like chicken ;) service was great. I had the crawfish etouffee and my husband had the oysters po'boy. Not much crawfish in mine and only 5 small to medium shrimps in his.

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Thank IFoodfan
Brooklyn, New York
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Joined at the hip with OCEANA. when there are no tables at OCEANA, the wait staff just walks you right thru the passageway into "Olde Nawlins",...........same thing, same menu, same great late night hours, same great service!!!

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Thank Keith H
Greenville, South Carolina
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477 reviews
293 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were confused because the sign says Oceanic and the original restaurant was on Conti.....this place doesn't have the atmosphere of the original but still has quite good food for reasonable prices

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Thank krandy21784
Chicago, Illinois
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47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stopped in at the Bourbon Street location for a late night snack after a long day and night of typical NOLA revelry. Servers were very friendly even though it was the dead end of their shift. I ordered alligator bites that were delicious. The menu has classic NOLA fare at reasonable prices. Not a fancy place, but a sit... More 

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Thank dancethrulife
Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Accidentally ran into this place, turned out we loved our food. They serve traditional Nola fares. I loved the po boy sandwich. Everyone on our table really liked their dishes. My buddy said he could not stop eating the fries.

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Thank Butch D
Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here for lunch the first day based on good reviews from the Hotel and the ratings. It was very average. I went on a gumbo hunt the 5 days we were in town, I tried it 4 different places. This was the worst (boring) although they said it was an award winner. We also tried the Madi Gras... More 

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Thank KLOE2014
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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38 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped at the suggestion of the hotel front desk at the crown plaza. Food was ok atmosphere ok service was ok. No reason to complain except the area is known for the food should be something great near by.

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Thank Minnesota_Rob
Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped into this location, but were persuaded by the doorman that it was the same. We were not disappointed and had a great variety of cajun foods thanks to our server, Jessica M! She talked us into sharing a few different dishes so that we could taste as many things as possible. We left with full stomachs and souvenir's... More 

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Thank MrsJoy706
Brighton, Tennessee
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23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great service--quick with getting the food and drinks out. It was crowded, but a good vibe. Law enforcement were patrolling

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 205 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA
    (Iberville)
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighborhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: 15045254577

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
  • Cuisine: Seafood, American, Cajun & Creole

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Families with children

Description

"Cooked by Locals, Spiced with History" Located on the famous Bourbon Street in the heart of the French Quarter. Come take it all in... the sights, the sounds and the taste of New Orleans!
Open Hours
Sunday
10:45 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:45 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:45 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:45 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
10:45 am - 1:00 am
Friday
10:45 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:45 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in French Quarter

Neighborhood Profile
French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port of call for folks in search of a good time and a great story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the Quarter, brightly colored Victorian homes and businesses, famously done up with wrought-iron features, provide a distinct and immediately recognizable backdrop for all varieties of fun. At any given moment in this historic riverside setting, some of America’s finest meals are being cooked, most potent cocktails are being mixed, and most engaging music is being performed.