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Bayona

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$$$
Cajun & Creole, Mediterranean, Eclectic, International
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430 Dauphine St, New Orleans, LA 70112-3406 (St. Louis)
504-525-4455
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wed - Sat 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Good for:
Fine Dining
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 479
    Excellent
  • 144
    Very good
  • 95
    Average
  • 55
    Poor
  • 25
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent Lunch

Beet salad and pan roasted pompano were over the top good. Always wanted to eat here but never got around to it until this trip. Glad we did and will do dinner next time.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
tomgyakima
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Ajijic, Mexico
via mobile
Good for:
  • Fine Dining
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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798 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Ajijic, Mexico
Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Beet salad and pan roasted pompano were over the top good. Always wanted to eat here but never got around to it until this trip. Glad we did and will do dinner next time.

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midwest
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59 reviews 59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

The weather cooperated enough to allow us a beautiful evening on the Bayona patio. Our server, David was very professional and helpful, but it seemed to me he may have been a little overtaxed. I understand "slow cooking", but the pace bordered on slow service. Both our entrees were very good - we skipped desserts. I would think reservations are... More 

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Placitas, New Mexico
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Have been dining here since it opened. Have experienced ups and downs. Food is still very good. Wine list is grossly overpriced. Service was spotty and rushed.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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125 reviews 125 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Decent food, but don't go expecting lots of New Orleans specialties - there's pork chop and steak and chicken, mostly, with just a few southern touches like collard greens. It's in the French Quarter and has some pretty garden seating

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Tyler, Texas
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40 reviews 40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Four of us has wonderful bottles of wine and very thoughtfully prepared dishes and a wonderful chocolate dessert. The food server explained the content of each dish and how it was prepared without a moment's hesitation. The restaurant was warmly decorated and comfortable, the atmosphere was cheerful but not loud.

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Southern New Jersey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Everything we ate in Bayona, from the bread to the appetizers and main courses were so good it's hard to describe in words. Definitely go and don't eat all day before. The staff was also extremely helpful and friendly!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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76 reviews 76 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We heard good things about Bayona and it's chef owner Susan Spicer, so it seemed like a good choice for dinner. The restaurant is on a quiet street and not easy to spot. The entrance is off the street in a little courtyard. We were greeted very warmly upon arriving and seated right away. Service was efficient if not a... More 

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Gaithersburg
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We went for the small plates meal and had a nice variety of interesting and tasty food. Lovely setting with room around you to allow for private conversations.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We're a younger couple that were looking for some good food and a slightly upscale attitude for our last night in New Orleans. Since this place was described as New American, and not along the lines of the older traditional French restaurants within a block, I think I had more modern expectations and we felt out of place there. My... More 

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New York, United States
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100 reviews 100 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This is a nice looking restaurant that makes you feel that you are in someone's home (an 1800s Creole cottage). I started off with the Veal Sweetbreads appetizer, $14 (they are also offered as a main course). I followed that delicious appetizer with, what was to me, a too strong Garlic Soup ($6). My main course was the Arctic Char... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 430 Dauphine St, New Orleans, LA 70112-3406
    (St. Louis)
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans
  • Phone Number: 504-525-4455

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
  • Cuisine: Cajun & Creole, Mediterranean, Eclectic, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?