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Restaurant R'evolution

777 Bienville Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
504-553-2277
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Ranked #26 of 1,606 restaurants in New Orleans
Price range: $48 - $75
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole, Seafood
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Bourbon Street
Transit: Canal at Bourbon Street
Description: Serving Lunch, Dinner and Sunday Brunch, Restaurant R’evolution is the first joint venture of award-winning chefs John Folse and Rick Tramonto, offering modern,imaginative reinterpretations of classic Cajun and Creole cuisine. Steeped in the diverse historic and cultural influences of Louisiana, the menu features not only the chefs’ interpretations of New Orleans classics such as gumbo, po’ boys, and beignets, but also new creations highlighting ingredients from what Chef Folse refers to as “the swamp floor pantry.” Tableside service components play an important role in the dining experience, promoting guest engagement about the history and evolution of the food they are enjoying.Soups such as Creole Louisiana Snapping Turtle Soup and Death by Gumbo play on unusual presentations of these traditional dishes that date back centuries. Desserts showcase classical New Orleans sweets done in a new and contemporary way.
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San Francisco, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

This might be the top restaurant in the French Quarter. Great wine list. Molly can help you pick a choice. If you are an oyster fan try the Oysters Revolution style.

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

We arrived in the pouring rain in flip flops and shorts (very underdressed even for lunch) but the hostess was exceedingly nice about not making us feel awkward. Decor is beautiful. Server was very nice and attentive. Muscles were to die for, shrimp were delish, and beet salad was awesome. All three in my party ordered the crab grilled cheese... More

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south florida
Top Contributor
120 reviews 120 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Can't even explain this mega high end temple of goodness. The food is just amazing, the service over the top and the decor is second to none. In my estimation...one of the best restaurants in the country. A MUST when in New Orleans!! Chef John is awesome!!!!

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Kingston Parish, Jamaica
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Great restaurant in all areas -Great ambiance -Great staff knowledgeable and courteous - Great food and presentation -Great management in terms of wait time on a packed night -Great location in the French Quarter I have nothing negative to say but keep up the good work

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Collierville, TN
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

My wife and I would rate this as one of the top 5 restaurants we have ever dined at. Service was EXCEPTIONAL!. Food was delicious. Wine list was superb. I highly recommend dining at Resaurant Revolution...but make reservations.

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Galveston, Texas, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

words can not describe the beautifully served palate pleasing food and drink. Experience it for yourself

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Since we were staying in the french quarter and did not have a car, we went to restaurant r'evolution for the "nice" meal of our trip. It was very conveniently located within walking distance of our hotel. The atmosphere of the restaurant was put together well, setting the stage for our delicious food. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful.... More

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Airlie Beach, Australia
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78 reviews 78 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Our welcome on arrival through the door was less then welcoming as it took a little while to get acknowledgement from the two staff discussing something...We were seated at the bar but before we could even choose a drink we were taken to our table. We skipped the appetizer but they did bring a little morsel of chickpeas in a... More

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Sydney, Australia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

An elegant experience combining a beautiful bar and restaurant evoking a sense of yesteryear, with the most outstanding service ( and excellent cocktails) The food was interesting versions of Creole and Cajun but the chef seems to rely on rich lashings of cream and oil to give it the deluxe element and we were not able to finish our dishes.... More

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New York City, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I felt like royalty. The professional attention to detail was mind blowing. We had the shrimps and grits. It was so good, you will eat parts of the shrimp that you never ate before. BUT, their signature desert is truly heaven in your mouth. Pricey, but you definitely get what you paid for... and more.

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