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3800 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 482-9179
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Ranked #231 of 1,644 Restaurants in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole, Italian
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Alabama
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

As usual, the food was excellent, and the service very good. The best turtle soup in the city, and many very good entrees. The bar is hard to beat, and the drinks are righteous. Always crowded, but comfortable and not too noisy. Parking is not an issue. Highly recommended.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Service was fine wait time was minimal food could have been better the chicken cutlet was a bit over cooked for my taste.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Used to be a favorite but living on reputation. Had fried shrimp po-boy. There are dozens of po boy shops that are better than this.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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47 reviews 47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

This is a New Orleans place. Great food and lots of it. Got the eggplant sticks-enough to take home and deliciously hot. Most places you get about 5 to an order. Got the fresh fish almandine. Covered with almonds and sauce. I got it grilled instead of fried and I liked it. BF got bruccialone with shell macaroni, which is... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

If you've been, you will understand. If you haven't then put it on your short list and make your way over there. Consistent food, pleasant service and oh by the way the tartar sauce. The tartar sauce will change your life forever.

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Temple, Texas
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169 reviews 169 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Mandina's is the real deal! We visit New Orleans at least once a year. We like to eat at Mandina's because there are very few tourists. It is jam packed with locals. The food is delicious, and the servings are ample. The gumbo is really, really good. This last visit, I had Buster crabs--two soft shell crabs with remoulade sauce.... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

The server we had was so nice. You can tell that this is a place that the locals like to eat at. The food we had was good. Since we were here on a visit and had never eaten here before we weren't sure exactly what their best dishes were. They bring out some delicious bread that we all enjoyed.... More 

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New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Mandina's may be a Mid-city neighborhood restaurant but it serves outstanding New Orleans seafood and good Italian American dishes. Choose from the menu any dish and you won't be disappointed with your choice. Whether it's turtle soup or oyster and artichoke soup, po boys, meaty grilled pork chops or buttered trout - whatever you select will be delicious eating! Don't... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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72 reviews 72 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This place is popular and crowded, so expect a bit of a wait. We had fried Eggplant, Seafood Gumdo, a Po Boy and Creole Eggplant. They were all excellent. They have an extensive menu, and many daily specials as well. Price s are moderate

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Covington, Louisiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

When visiting New Orleans, one of the getter places for lunch is Mandina's especially if you want to get a feel for native ambience. There are daily specials as well as mainstays all of which will delight your tastes. Some of the very best, to me, are the simplest like corned beef and cabbage, red beans & rice, gum is... More 

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Additional Information about Mandina's

Address: 3800 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70119
Phone Number: (504) 482-9179
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: Cajun & Creole, Italian

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