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Brigtsen's Restaurant

723 Dante St, New Orleans, LA 70118-1013
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Ranked #30 of 1,642 Restaurants in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $40
Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
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Waco, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Recommended by waitstaff at similar restaurant known for food and art collection. Really only thing that was memorable was the pecan pie with caramel sauce. It was the best I have ever had..the seafood platter had highs and lows; fish over cooked for me but others ok. Seafood platter...ok. The LaRuth oysters were good. Wine list- ho hum. Service good.... More 

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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Have been wanting to try this place for a long time and finally got to eat there this weekend! Fantastic!!! Drinks were great and our meal was one of the best I've had in a long time!!! Oysters were awesome, duck delicious and tuna was yummy!!!! Loved everything about this place and I cannot wait to go back!!!!

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Summerside, Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

This restaurant confirms that New Orleans is possibly the best city to dine in North America. The food was absolutely fantastic. The service second to none and ambiance superb. The restaurant is situated in an old home situated at the end of the green St.Charles tram line.Our reservations were honored to the minute.. If you should visit a hint, the... More 

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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

Had a wonderful meal at Brigtsens. Friendly staff, great service. Food was exceptional. Definitely worth a visit if you are in NOLA!!! Thanks Frank!

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Sunny Isles Beach, Florida
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52 reviews 52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

We recently enjoyed dinner on a Saturday. Prompt, professional service without being over the top in a warm intimate environment. Food very well prepared and fairly priced for quality and quantity. Highly recommended.

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Metairie, LA
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327 reviews 327 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We had not been in a good while so decided to go as a Christmas/New Year celebration with visiting family. The shrimp/squash soup was still fantastic. I had the Gulf Fish which was a seafood stuffed flounder and one of my favorite fish. It was wonderful, as was the entrees of the other members of the party - duck, unfried... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

They asked if we needed a cab and it was waiting for us when we left the restaurant. The bread pudding, strawberry shortcake and pecan pie were great. My wife liked the BBQ shrimp app. It has a devoted if older following. But the food is ultimately not innovative and astonishing like at Coquette, Gautreau's, August etc. good, friendly, homey,... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We enjoyed the four-course Reveillon menu this evening. Shrimp bisque to start, dark, smoky, broth was simply the best bisque that I can ever remember sampling. Then to bbq shrimp, three jumbo shrimp surrounding calas (A fried rice cake) set in a wonderful sauce perfectly matched to the hot french bed served when we arrived. The entree was the seafood... More 

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Pass Christian, Mississippi
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We went for the Revillion Menu. Their selections was one of the best with 3 entree choices. Not only was the food delicious but the food was served at a good pace. The sauce on the stuffed flounder was fantastic and so was the shrimp barbecue sauce. There is nothing bad to say about the food or the service. All... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Brigtsen's has been one of the great New Orleans restaurants for many years. The quality of the food is fantastic. There are no bad dishes. Sauces are fantastic. You will want to go back again and again. Sweetbreads, rabbit, speckle trout all fantastic.

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Additional Information about Brigtsen's Restaurant

Address: 723 Dante St, New Orleans, LA 70118-1013
Phone Number: 504-861-7610
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans
Open Hours:
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 40
Cuisine: American, Cajun & Creole, Seafood

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