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August

301 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2408
504-299-9777
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Ranked #7 of 1,612 Restaurants in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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New York City, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Dined here with my parents over Labor Day Weekend. Ate here several years ago with a group of friends and we were blown away by the service, food and the whole experience. So, when planning a trip this time around, this was a must! This experience did not disappoint. We opted not to do the tasting menu, simply because we... More

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Tomball, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Service is excellent - we were early for our reservation and did not have to wait. The waiter made excellent suggestions for our wine and food. John Besh is one of our favorite chefs and it was one of our favorite food experiences in New Orleans of all time. Portions are smaller, which is perfect for us as it allowed... More

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

My wife and I had dinner at August. This was by far the best restaurant we dined at in NO. It is fine dining and pricey but worth it. Good wine selection and everything on menu seems good. I will return to this restaurant. Service was great too.

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Voorhees, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

I am not a big eater but the portions left me hungry at end of evening. Drink options were great. Did not feel this lived up to expectations - pricey for what it was. Disappointed

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

This was my second visit to August. As before the food was great and the service excellent. One nice aspect is that one passes some serving stations on the way to the restroom and one is always met with a smile. We had a 6:00 booking and we finished our meal around 8:00. Although they were backing up in the... More

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Seattle, Washington
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We had a very special prix fix lunch. It started with a delightful amuse bouche which was presented in an egg shell and ended with a truffle and praline. The pate was elegant. It was a meal that filled all our senses

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Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

So we had a weekend planned with friends and arrived the night before they did. We had called ahead to another (more casual) French Quarter restaurant, gotten a recording, and listened to their message saying that they did open on Sunday evenings and did not take reservations. Had the cab take us there from the hotel only to find that... More

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

The service at August is subpar when compared to other great restaurants in New Orleans. Our server never introduced himself and was aloof during our meal. In addition to the poor service, the bread that was served was awful. It tasted like it was leftover from the previous night. Luckily, the food improved after that. For appetizers we had the... 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
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Wonderful dining experience! We chose the degustation menu, which had two options- regular which my husband raved about, and the meatless, which I chose. The dishes were both delicious and beautifully presented. Fresh, seasonal farmer's market vegetables uniquely prepared. The wine pairings accompanying each dish were expertly chosen and complimented them perfectly. Our best dining experience in the area.

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Birmingham, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Our second time eating here. Every bite is better than the last, such amazing dining and the wine book was huge. So much so I finally had to ask to have it taken away b/c it was so distracting. HIGHLY recommended!

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