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Galatoire's Restaurant

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209 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2204 (Iberville)
504-525-2021
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Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Casual Elegant
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great food and a great experience!

We have been to New Orleans many, many times over many years and just never made it to Galatoire's. This time we made it a priority. Sunday brunch, and it was just a great experience overall. We started in the bar with a cocktail, then were seated. Very quickly the restaurant filled up and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
Luv2Go6
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Florida
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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Florida
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

We have been to New Orleans many, many times over many years and just never made it to Galatoire's. This time we made it a priority. Sunday brunch, and it was just a great experience overall. We started in the bar with a cocktail, then were seated. Very quickly the restaurant filled up and the show started! People watching here... More 

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

Lunch on Saturday is first come, first served in the downstairs room. Not as busy as Friday's as that is a New Orleans tradition where you need to get in line hours prior to the 11:30 opening. Imre was our waiter and he was a hoot. Ask for him! Had the 3 item appetizer and the soufflé potatoes to begin... More 

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New York City, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

I had my first meal at Galatoire's over 40 years ago. I've never had a bad meal. The ingredients are fresh and the preparation is simple, never fussy. A cocktail, some shrimp remoulade; a fresh fish prepared meuniere with a bit of sauteed crab meat; and life is good. With luck, I'll be eating here for another 30 years.

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7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Never disappointed with this restaurant. Trout Almondine meunière is delicious and I don't know how they are able to steam the broccoli perfect every time! I will say we always go early as to get a table downstairs. If you make a reservation you will be seated upstairs which is still good but the downstairs is much more lively and... More 

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Mohnton, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

It was a rainy night on Bourbon Street and we ate at the Galatoire Restaurant. Men must wear a jacket but there were no less than 15 or 20 different sizes at the entrance, in the event that the men did not wear one in. This is actually a restaurant where the locals eat and socialize. When you walk in... More 

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London, Canada
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53 reviews 53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

They have a dress code & men's jackets at the door if you forgot. We had a tour so used a private room & menu was pre-set, but you have good selection downstairs. Food was good. Service excellent

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Fort Lauderdale, FL
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87 reviews 87 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

We happened in this restaurant because one in our group knew of it's quality. We didn't have a reservation, but they were quite friendly about it and seated us. The service was outstanding, and the food was amazing. I had a fish that was possibly the freshest fish I've ever had. Make sure men wear a sport coat - jackets... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

Had lunch at this restaurant in the Garden district of New Orleans. We sat in the first room which was beautiful. The service was superb and the food wonderful. My husband had an oyster appetizer which was served in a cast iron skillet and I had crawfish étouffée. Our entrees consisted of a pork dish and crawfish and andouille gumbo.... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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48 reviews 48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

8 of us enjoyed dinner at Galatoire's in the French Quarter. The mixed appetizer of fried oysters and shrimp was fabulous. The fish was delicious . Service excellent and atmosphere excellent. We tried to get the reservations taken for upstairs but none were available so we appeared at 5:15 and got a great table.

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Rock Island, Illinois, Usa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I asked a local retailer "Where would you go for dinner tonight if you could go anywhere in New Orleans?" Without hesitation, she answered, "Galatoire's!" She said there are other good places, but this was her favorite. She cautioned that a jacket was required, which was no problem. I called and made a reservation and upon arrival was seated immediately.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 209 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2204
    (Iberville)
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans
  • Phone Number: 504-525-2021

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 80
  • Cuisine: French, Cajun & Creole

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 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?