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3800 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 482-9179
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Ranked #203 of 1,620 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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Jackson, Mississippi
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

The fried eggplant sticks were great! Turtle soup excellent. Eggplant with crabmeat and shrimp was very tasty. Would definitely go back.

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Albuquerque, NM
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

This place is filled with "locals' as they know the food is good and they will get huge portions of everything. A really nice menu with a lot of variety. On weekends the place is packed with long waiting lines. Go on a weekday evening or for lunch for a more relaxed meal and no wait. easy to get to... More

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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43 reviews 43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I have friends who rave about this restaurant. I had high expectations but was disappointed. They have a good selection of Italian, seafood, steaks, sandwiches. But nothing stood out. Dessert selection was minimal. In our party two had Italian which they said was alright. Two had fish which they said was acceptable, not great. We had ri eyes which were... More

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natchez ms
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

After reading many wonderful reviews of this New Orleans institution, I was really dissapointed with the food. The signiture dish spaghetti and meatballs 21.99 I asked the waiter if I could have the spaghetti cooked aldente and he told me the pasta is pre-cooked and they just re-heat it. For 22.00 you should get it the way you want it.... More

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at home
Top Contributor
237 reviews 237 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We enjoyed the very family friendly style service & dining here...but the food was just so so..especially when you're coming to NOLA to eat. Felt like we kind of 'wasted' a meal here...

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New Orleans, Louisiana
Top Contributor
174 reviews 174 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Besides the Italian offerings that you would expect, they have fried seafood and daily specials to choose from as well as sandwiches. The hamburger of French Bread was my choice, excelent hand formed charcoal grilled cooked to a perfect mid-rare sammitch. Delightful.

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Ocala, Florida
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70 reviews 70 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

We went to Mandina's with a group of 16. I realize that size group can throw things off, so this is written with that in mind. It has the look and feel of real local, homey place. It was full on a Sunday night with local families, a testament to it being a beloved and good place. It is not... More

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Belle Chasse, Louisiana, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We try to eat at Mandina's several times a year. The food is always delicious; from the turtle soup to the oyster poboys. The stuffed peppers and soft shell crabs lunches are also our favorite. There has never been a time when we were not satisfied.

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Covington, Louisiana
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Just like all the other reviews have said the food here is very good and very new orleans. I particularly like the old feeling you get when you come here. I never mind waiting for a table as I can stand at the bar and have a classic New Orleans cocktail. As mentioned in other reviews lots of locals eat... More

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Simsbury, Connecticut
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Great Turtle soup, and lots of fried foods. Very large portions of pasta, and a large menu. The staff rent their tables and work just for the tips! So tip well if you ate well!

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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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