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3637 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2553
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Ranked #176 of 1,607 restaurants in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $31 - $40
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: French, Eclectic, International
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Antonine
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147 reviews from our community

79% Recommend
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English first
Seneca, South Carolina, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I'm not a foodie like our friends that reserved a table here one evening in May so this is review is for people more like me. Skip it... Well, try lunch instead if you always wanted to try this place. Seemed to take forever to get our first drink or a refill. I had the duck.. Too rubbery for my... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I have dined at Lilette many times. I think this restaurant has a special charm. I love going there with my husband for date night. It is a small bistro on Magazine street, filled with local diners engaged in spirited conversation and eating very good food. I have never had a dish here I didn't enjoy. Good food, wonderful service,... More

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Everything was perfect!!! From the wine to the starters to the entree to the dessert!! We frequent New Orleans often and have eaten at just about every restaurant and this one is now in our top 5 in New Orleans. The service was great, food was fresh and cooked to perfection and everything was tasty. There is a reason Chef... More

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Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Chef John Harris can flat out cook and although this spot has only been open 14 years it's a staple for New Orleans uptown foodies. It's an elegant and modern dining room with food and service that aims to please. I'm guilty of often going to his swank craft cocktail bar, Bouligny Tavern next door for more casual dining but... More

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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47 reviews 47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

In any other city this would be a 5 star restaurant but not New Orleans. With all the other amazing options even in the Garden District I couldn't help but feel a little disappointed in what was a very good meal. Everything felt just a little too safe, which isn't what you come to expect in NO. The apps were... More

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Got there on a whim a lunchtime and had some of the finest food in New Orleans. Ate at the bar and it was quiet at that time of the day. Nice restaurant and bar, very good wine list. A lot of surprising small plates and dishes.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

Only food complaint from our party of 4 with 4 different choices - braziino,duck,chicken and hanger steak was the French fries with the steak were too salty...otherwise everything was attractively presented and delicious. Beet salad very good, Tuscan kale salad definately an acquired taste. The major negative was the noise level.. The restaurant has a tile floor and a tin... More

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Not their fault, but this restaurant was loud, it was hard to hear our conversation. With it's high ceilings and tiled floor, there is no where the noise to go but bouncing around the room. Located on beautiful Magazine Street in the heart of the Garden District. We started with some french bread and butter - the butter was soft,... More

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Kilgore, Texas
16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

A friend and I had lunch here at the bar on Wednesday. The bartender was excellent and soft-spoken, which we both appreciated. He went to great lengths, I thought, in making sure our drinks were perfect - which they were. The hanger steak entree was melt-in-your-mouth delicious. A great place for lunch if you want a quiet atmosphere with great... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Nice restaurant on Magazine Street. Was here many times 6-7 years ago. Now nice, but seems lost in time. Food as moved on, and Lilette has not. Very good, but very expensive. Nothing out of the ordinary. Wine super expensive. Time for an update.

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