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3637 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2553
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Ranked #178 of 1,603 Restaurants in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Houston, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

This is a wonderful little gem on Magazine street. Decor and ambiance are beautiful. The evening we went, I started with a lovely sazerac followed by dinner of kale salad and roasted chicken. All three were wonderful. Our waiter was very nice and attentive. It was just the perfect evening after a very long day. I am thrilled to have... More

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Houston, Texas
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This is a quaint, upscale restaurant in a nice neighborhood. The food quality is exceptional, and you do pay for it. The wait staff was attentive and accommodating. My complaint is that reservations are hard to come by, and we weren't seated until 45 minutes after our reservation time. This is a great date night restaurant, as long as you... More

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Hood River, Oregon
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The location on a corner in a relatively quiet New Orleans neighborhood is a perfect setup to this restaurant. Great menu and although the waiter was a bit haughty, he lightened up and made a solid connection with us. This is serious dining and it was well worth the cable car ride out from the French Quarter. Not cheap, but... More

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Alamo, California
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142 reviews 142 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The spotlight was on the Food, which was delicious! I recommend with starting with the sizzling shrimp appetizer with a lemon-oregano vinaigrette. As entrées, we had the chicken breast with balsamic glazed onions and mushroom vinaigrette, which was bright and lively and the wonderful hawaiian fish special -- escolar with a sparkling roasted onion and grapefruit salad. Do not miss... More

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new orleans
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

If you are a fan of traditional French cooking, you will love Lilette. If you are looking for something different, this is not the place for you. We did enjoy our meal, and the servers were very nice and attentive. We had the braised beef and the duck, and found the dishes to be very similar to what we have... More

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Wrentham, Massachusetts
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125 reviews 125 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The rating here should be more like 3 1/2 stars.Located just outside the Garden District in a trendy area this bistro like restaurant offers french cuisine with New Orleans influence. We thoroughly enjoyed the meal which consisted of a beet salad and escargots for starters and squab and braised beef with gnocchi. Each had a little twist on standard offerings... More

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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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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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
14 helpful votes 14 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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Additional Information about Lilette

Address: 3637 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2553
Phone Number: 504-895-1636
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: French, Eclectic, International

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