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Canal Street Bistro

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3903 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119
+1 504-482-1225
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11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wed - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Canal Street Bistro is a standout among Mid City restaurants. Our...
Canal Street Bistro is a standout among Mid City restaurants. Our breakfast, lunch and dinner menus reflect the diversity of our city with both local and global influences. Our menus include vegan, vegetarian and gluten free items as well. Our food is prepared from scratch with natural ingredients. We have a fresh fruit and vegetable juice and smoothie bar available during breakfast, brunch and lunch. In addition, we offer a hand selected wine list and premium bar for any meal including signature cocktails.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The Best Brunch

We reserved for a group of 14 and got a private dining room for our graduation brunch. The food was delicious and the service was superb. The restaurant had been recommended by a local and she was absolutely right - this was the best brunch. I highly recommend it on all counts, and I'm not too... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
Amherstgal
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Buffalo, NY
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Buffalo, NY
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74 reviews 74 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

We reserved for a group of 14 and got a private dining room for our graduation brunch. The food was delicious and the service was superb. The restaurant had been recommended by a local and she was absolutely right - this was the best brunch. I highly recommend it on all counts, and I'm not too lavish with my praise... More 

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Rosanky, Texas
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38 reviews 38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

This is convenient to ANYWHERE in NOLA!! We were tired of the crowds in the Quarter and decided to try here. Besides it was 2 blocks from where we were staying on Canal. It was a Wednesday night right before the French Quarter Festival and we were the only ones there. Lauren, our server, was such a delight. She recommended... More 

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Rochester, New York
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66 reviews 66 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I liked this place so much I went twice on my three day trip in New Orleans. So so amazingly friendly! Fresh food. I think I came in about 5 minutes before close and they were amazingly gracious. AND a party of four came in after me. Everything was homemade and tasted amazing! I highly recommend eating here. The only... More 

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Austin, Texas, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I ordered the strawberry mimosa. Different, yummy, and very fresh. I had the chicken and waffle eggs benedict and it was to die for. We also had excellent service!

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

My husband and I had a wonderful lunch. My husband had etouffe served with a large homemade biscuit. Lots of crawfish and a wonderful sauce. I had the chicken curry salad on a bed of mixed greens. The salad was definitely entree sized and came with ripe tomatoes and red grapes. The restaurant was quiet as it has only a... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

To be fair, this is one of my favorite places. Especially for breakfast and I visit often. We walked up at 7:53, a lady opened the door before we reached for it to tell us they were closed and didn't open until 8:00! 7 minutes!! Really??? I mean you couldn't even let us in to have coffee first? Very poor... More 

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KS
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60 reviews 60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We had breakfast at Canal Street Bistro because it was within walking distance of our rental. We had seen mixed reviews so was not sure what to expect. Everything we ordered was tasty and made fresh. The grits were the best we had in NOLA. The biscuits are very good so be sure to order them instead of toast. I... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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159 reviews 159 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

My wife and I had a wonderful lunch at the Canal Street Bistro! While my wife's omelet with grits on the side was just very good, my seafood soup was outstanding! This is a friendly, informal small restaurant. I wish that we had time to return and try some of the other things on their menu.

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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67 reviews 67 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014 via mobile

A relative of ours suggested going to this restaurant for a change of venue. They are located not far down Canal Street from Interstate 10 in New Orleans. Parking was not a problem - we parked right on the side of the restaurant. The drinks were good with plenty of time to enjoy ourselves. The food consisted of steak, fish... More 

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Ventura, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Cute new restaurant in Mid-City. Loved the juice menu and healthy menu options (gluten free, tofu)! I will definitely be visiting again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3903 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans
  • Phone Number: +1 504-482-1225

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
  • Cuisine: International

Description

Canal Street Bistro is a standout among Mid City restaurants. Our breakfast, lunch and dinner menus reflect the diversity of our city with both local and global influences. Our menus include vegan, vegetarian and gluten free items as well. Our food is prepared from scratch with natural ingredients. We have a fresh fruit and vegetable juice and smoothie bar available during breakfast, brunch and lunch. In addition, we offer a hand selected wine list and premium bar for any meal including signature cocktails.
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 2:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?