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Restaurant R'evolution

777 Bienville Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
504-553-2277
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Ranked #20 of 1,612 Restaurants in New Orleans
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Price range: $48 - $75
Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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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Newport Beach, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Had a great dinner with girlfriends. I asked for a gin martini and they suggested a certain brand, then kept them coming all night! Food was delicious, and it was fun talking to the chef about the meal. Great experience and the friendly service and attitude made it that much more fun. Don't be shy: ask questions about your meal... More

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George Town, null, Cayman Islands
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

We had a lovely meal here last weekend. Atmosphere is conservative with a certain charm. The wine list is extensive with something for everyone. Service is impeccable, but not stuffy. We started with a truffled beef tar tar, very nice, and a corn cappuccino (a chowder), really tasty. I was looking forward to the seafood bouillabaisse. I can only give... More

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Hinsdale, IL
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Beautiful restaurant and bar inside of the Royal Sonesta hotel. We were staying in the hotel so we entered through the gorgeous courtyard. The menu is fabulous. Don't eat before you go because if you are anything like us it will be so hard to choose what NOT to have as everything sounded great. It was better than that. Foie... More

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Austin, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Everything was perfect from the moment we stepped in the restaurant to the moment we left. We were greeted warmly by the host when we arrived. Since we were early, we had a glass of wine at the bar then were escorted to our table by our outstanding server, Troy. He guided us through the menu and pointed out his... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

This is not a place that you want to pop in for a quick dinner. The service is very good, but they take their time between courses, and that is fine if you aren't in a hurry -- which we weren't. The menu was extensive. My husband and I shared an appetizer and both had an entrée. We thought everything... More

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Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

The food here was beautifully presented and very good. Of our two servers, one was great and the other seemed to be in a hurry to get us out. Unfortunate, because most of the staff was exceptional, but we left feeling very rushed. I discovered (too late, we had finished dining) that there is a tasting menu available upon request...that... More

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

The Service and Food was Exceptional!! I gave it an overall rating of Very Good because the reservations were frustrating. We had to go at 5:30, since that is all that they had available, but by the time we left at 7:00 the place was still empty. We could have easily come at 6:00 or 6:30 without causing issues for... More

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NJ
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

This was hands down, one of the best meals we've had in NOLA. Every dish was delicious and beautifully presented. The menu had such a large variety that it was difficult to choose. The desert was also excellent. It's great for couples or a larger party as there are some private rooms.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Great meal and service! My wife and I went for for my b-day and we're treated like royalty! Service was on point, especially Jeffery, Liz and Alford. Want to give a special thanks to Ryan. You are a true asset to the restaurant!

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Waco, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 via mobile

My wife, son, and I went for special occasion, and were not disappointed. Fantastic service, beautiful location, great food. Even by NOLA standards, a winner!

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