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Bayona

430 Dauphine St, New Orleans, LA 70112-3406
504-525-4455
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Ranked #102 of 1,606 restaurants in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $40
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole, Mediterranean, Eclectic, International
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: St. Louis
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Charleston, South Carolina
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

I had made reservations the night before but in true New Orleans style the party increased and the restaurant handled it excellently. We were sat quickly and even though it was busy we were well attended and taken care of. Everything about Bayona is first class, the servers and the atmosphere to begin. The wine list was impressive and now... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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90 reviews 90 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

I went with a group of new friends while on business, one of whom saw this place and wanted to eat here. No guidance, no reviews, she just thought it looked great. I gulped a little at the prices, but went on in. I'm so glad I did. All of us has stupendous meals, from the best fish one woman... More

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Simsbury, Connecticut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Bayona's was the perfect place to celebrate our 35th wedding anniversary and find respite from a hot afternoon of shopping in the French Quarter. We began our meal with the Eggplant caviar and delicious bread basket. The Rabbit roulade stuffed with artichoke filling was tender and scrumptious. Delightful dining room and attentive wait staff.

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

My husband and I ate dinner at Bayona on Bastille Day. Our servers were fabulous. The food was delicious. My husband had the pork chop with greens and I had the hanger steak with asparagus and potatoes. The sauce drizzled over the steak was amazing. We really enjoyed this meal.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

Classically great French restaurant. The food, wine, service and ambiance was all first class. In a city of fine restaurants, this is among the best. Everyone enjoyed their meal.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Very good food! Especially the starters. Worth the money. The waitress was great... she made us feel at home immediately.

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Sydney, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Excellent service, quite formal but intimate and nice ambience. Food was excellent, French with local flair and ingredients - refreshing to see a female chef at the top of her game too!

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Indiana en Provence
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Bayona is a treat -- a perfect European style oasis from the crowds of Bourbon street with fantastic food (Ooooh, the crispy quail! The rabbit!) and a truly outstanding wine list (heavy on wines from Alsace and Burgundy). We had a group and the perfect small wine room. Service was outstanding, the food even more so, and Chef Susan Spicer... More

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BRASILIA
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199 reviews 199 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

A stone´s throw from the main drag (at 430 Rue Chartres) I recommend this restaurant heartily to those looking for a bit of class combined with excellent food. A lovely, comfortable, quiet dining room, tended by charming staff. spectacular food in the French style. Good wine selection at farly reasonable prices for a place of this caliber. I paid around... More

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Seattle, Washington
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37 reviews 37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

While the food was good, it was not at all memorable for a New Orleans meal. I ate there just three nights ago and can hardly remember what I had. The staff was friendly, but the overall meal is simply not one I will remember, even though it was my first trip to New Orleans.

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