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Dante's Kitchen

736 Dante St, New Orleans, LA 70118-1014
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Ranked #99 of 1,630 Restaurants in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $40
Mon 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Wed 11:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thu - Fri 11:00 pm - 10:00 am
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Eclectic, International
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Leake Avenue
Transit: 2 Blocks from the St. Charles streetcar line where it meets Carrollton. Get off at the very next stop (at Maple Street & Carrollton) and walk two blocks down Maple Street towards the river until it intersects with Dante Street. We are at the end of the street where Dante meets Leake Avenue.
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English first
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

This place has an incredible breakfast!! 5 words - Bacon Praline Cinnamon Sticky Buns!! Fantastic combo of sweet and salty and all things good! Service was great, food was imaginative, I am not sure how they make grits so good, but they do! Everything was spot on, just enough with out being over the top and not one of those... More 

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Toronto, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We came to New Orleans for the first time in 2010 and were told not to compare them to New York or San Francisco because N.O. was the best foodie town in the United States. We left not disagreeing with that statement. Fast forward to December 2014, we arrived fully anticipated to relive our culinary experience. The first few days... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

What a find! A local told us to not leave without going there. It’s in a tiny house and easy to miss. Had it been dark, I don’t think we would have found it. I had the carnita egg burrito with tomatilla sauce. Another person had grilled shrimp and grits. Sounds disgusting, but good food is good food! Amazingly different... More 

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Sudbury, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Like most tourists we stayed close to the Quarter on our first foray into New Orleans...I will say we took a friend's advice who does visit often and took the St Charles streetcar to riverbend and had a most fantastic meal. Greet warmly like we were friends, we were seated in a quiet corner, the have an outdoor patio with... More 

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We chose this place over other fine dining places in the city due to it's more causal atmosphere. So glad we did!! Service was great. Portions were larger than I expected, probably could have shared with my husband. Food was delicious. The kind of food made by people who really love food. We had the trois mignon and pork chops.... More 

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Houston, Texas
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Get there early for Sunday Brunch! Grab a mimosa or screwdriver with freshly squeezed juice and get ready for some amazing foods. I highly recommend the Debris and Poached Eggs, the Pecan/Banana Pancakes and the Gator Sausage (if available)...amazing biscuits, great coffee.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The food was fabulous. Servings were the perfect size. Large enough to share but not to much to be eaten by one person. Wait staff was helpful and made great suggestions.

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Bronx, New York
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131 reviews 131 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We loved just about everything at this place. Went with another couple for dinner and we were all quite impressed. Service was awesome, atmosphere great, unique/cool art throughout and the food - WOW! We had the boudin rouge, thit kho, trois mignons, redfish on the half-shell, chicken roasted under a brick and some desserts (forget names). All the dishes were... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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98 reviews 98 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Although the food here was OK, I used to eat here years ago and remember it being much, much better. A friend and I came here for brunch while I was back in town and although my shrimp and grits were pretty good, her crab and brie omelet was absolutely swimming in cheese which overpowered any other flavours. We both... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Went for a Sunday brunch with a group of friends. Total 6 of us. My comments: Atmosphere: very New Orleans Style, casual yet somehow elegant. Nice music playing at a volume that allows to hear it but also have a conversation without shouting. Service: very good, attentive and certainly focused on getting the job done. Polite Attitude Food: good quality,... More 

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Additional Information about Dante's Kitchen

Address: 736 Dante St, New Orleans, LA 70118-1014
Phone Number: 504-861-3121
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans
Open Hours:
Monday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 pm - 10:00 am
Friday 11:00 pm - 10:00 am
Average Prices: USD 30 - 40
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Eclectic, International

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