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Original Pierre Maspero's

440 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2102 (French Quarter)
(504) 524-8990
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Ranked #148 of 1,613 Restaurants in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Sun - Mon 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tue - Thu 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole, Seafood, Family Fare
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: French Quarter
Description: Pierre Maspero’s is a local destination for relaxed dining in a historic setting—offering authentic New Orleans cuisine in a comfortable New Orleans landmark property. Watch the crowds go by as you enjoy traditional New Orleans entrées in one of the city’s most historic buildings. Come in for breakfast, linger for lunch or just swing by for a refreshing cocktail. Hearty meals in a historic setting!
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English first
Parker, Colorado
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

My girlfriend and I are pretty tough critics and this place won us over very quickly. Our delightful experience started at the door and continued past our leaving. How you ask, well it's simple, we talked about how awesome it was for hours after we left. If you want to eat in the French Quarter then make sure you don't... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

We happened upon this restaurant while sightseeing and decided to give it a try for late lunch. Good decision! Pleasant atmosphere, and our server Monique was excellent - very attentive, knowledgable, and friendly!!! We ordered two appetizers, fried meat pies ( spicy), and seafood beignets...both very good. when our fried fish po'boys arrived we couldn't believe the size! Huge plate... More

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Denver, Colorado
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

Stopped in while sightseeing for our last meal in NOLA before getting on a cruise. The food was spicy, authentic New Orleans cooking...both the shrimp and grits and Cajun meatloaf were excellent!!

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Montreal, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

Good cajun/creole food in a really nice historic setting. We recommend this restaurant at it's good food at a very reasonable price. We had fried green tomatoes at the waiter's suggestion... Delicious! My husband thought the crab cakes were great. The staff is very attentive. This place has history.... it was an old slave exchange and the location of several... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

This is not a restaurant we searched out and made a great discovery. Small dining room with a comfortable bar, exposed brick interior, friendly, engaging staff, and excellent regional dishes well priced. The Seafood Stuffed Pistolettes appetizer is a must try.

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Mt. Pleasant, S.C.
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49 reviews 49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 NEW

I travel to New Orleans on a regular basis but had not previously eaten in this restaurant. While walking past around lunch time, one of the servers was on the sidewalk talking with people and holding menus. The menu looked good, I was hungry, so I went in. I was immediately seated and approached by a server. I ordered the... More

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Detroit, Michigan, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

In New Orleans on a business trip, mo coworker and I were walking for a place to eat. We stumbled on Original Pierre Masperos. We ordered the shrimp pistolette for an app, and it was tasty, but needed a little heat. I had the shrimp and grits in a white wine sauce. It was wonderful. My coworker had the seafood... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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164 reviews 164 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The fresh seafood, gumbo and cheese grits was simply outstanding. While there is limited seating I ate at the bar and had a fantastic meal Its very reasonably priced and very good service by the entire wait staff.

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

My husband and I popped in for a quick bite. Staff were very friendly. We ordered the sampler which had a cup of jambalaya, cup of crawfish étouffée, and gumbo. All three were very tasty. We also ordered the fried alligator appetizer which was too chewy for us. So the took it back, which was very nice, and we got... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The food was good, prices a little high for what we got. I would skip the drinks next time. Shrimp Poboy good, skip the appetizers if price is an issue, they are good but pricey.

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