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August

301 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2408
504-299-9777
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Ranked #7 of 1,602 Restaurants in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $41 - $80
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, French, Eclectic, International
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Gravier
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English first
Ocean Springs, Mississippi
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69 reviews 69 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

We called for a reservation and went for brunch. The staff were professional and very nice from start to finish. We had been to a wine dinner upstairs the night before so we wanted a light meal. We had a creative autumn amuse bouche with butternut squash served in an egg shell in an egg cup. I had the gnocchi... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

I highly recommend this restaurant! This was the best French dinner I have ever had. Each dish was a taste sensation and the service was incredible (we were served by Robert, who described each dish is such great detail and looked after us all night). The gnocchi just melts in your mouth and the trout was some flavoursome! To finish... More

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Ontario, CA
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86 reviews 86 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

After reading all the great reviews we were excited to get a chance to see what it was all about. Everything was great (location, ambience, service, appetizers....) until the main course arrived. My entrée of gulf fish with rice was way overcooked, tiny(about 3 square inches and less than half an inch thick, with the skin on) and the "rice"... More

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Glastonbury, Connecticut
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

I greatly admire John Besh, his food accomplishments, and more importantly, all he does for his community. I could not wait to dine @ august. October 17 , 2014, We had a 1:30 reservation, arrived on time, dressed in appropriate attire, per their recommendation. Our server tried to push the price fixe menu on us,. When I inquired about different... More

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Atlantic Beach
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84 reviews 84 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

Heard good things about the restaurant and the chef from friends of mine. When I got there, those dishes were not on the menu anymore, so I tried something different (no big deal, I can adapt). The atmosphere and the setting were nice and the waiter was great. I chose the duck and it was good but not great and... More

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Medina, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

I will admit that this was not the very best food, overall, that we had in our week in New Orleans; but the combination of service, décor and food put it in a tie for the lead. The amuse bouche was one of the best things I had all week. It was a pumpkin mousse on top of a bread... More

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Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

I was in town for a conference Oct 12 and went out to dinner with friends. The whole experience was incredible. The food was outstanding. I had A TASTING OF FARMERS MARKET VEGETABLES and the gnocchi. Everything was prepared perfect and the presentation was beautiful. The gnocchi was light and fluffy and had truffle shavings on top. I had two... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Clearly John Besh has got this perfected...service, ambience and food are amazing. Formal but not stiff. His food is out of this world. I had the foie gras 3 ways and my husband had his pear salad as an appetizer....phenomenal. I had the crab gnocchi with truffles( an appetizer as a main) again remarkable. for dessert we had the pastry... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The food here is excellent and the service and ambience was excellent as well! Definitely lived up to the name. I went with a group of 7 people for a conference and one of our dining members eats here regularly when he comes to town. We absolutely enjoyed every course and the wines suggested by the sommelier were excellent as... More

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St Petersburg, Fl
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55 reviews 55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

By now, everyone knows that Chef John Besh has a string of restaurants in New Orleans. We were anxiously awaiting our visit to August and came away disappointed. Perhaps it was the inattention, as the maitre d' pointed out that there were no specials, "just what was on the menu". That was fair enough as the menu was very full.... More

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