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Ralph & Kacoo's

519 Toulouse St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2123 (French Quarter)
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Ranked #409 of 1,600 Restaurants in New Orleans
Price range: $20 - $25
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Neighborhood: French Quarter
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Decatur
Transit: 2 blocks from Jax Brewery is the stopoff for the Streetcar.
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English first
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Definitely not the restaurant to be. For sure, it has its really own charme but besides this we had a drunken staff member, a "forgotten" reservation and the "all-fried" seafood platter was worse. Honestly guys, why frying all things on this platter?! No words for this.

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Grand Cayman
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

For New Orleans cuisine, there are a number of surrounding restaurants that have much better food at a better value. The dishes we ordered - the Atchafalaya and Redfish - were covered in sauces so heavy, it seemed like they were covering up the general quality of their food. The space itself looks a bit dull and outdated - just... More

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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60 reviews 60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

Every time I come to New Orleans I visit Ralph and Kacoos. I am never disappointed. Most recently I visited and had the house salad, which was generous but the greens looked stale. The dressing was flavorful. The hush puppies that came with the meal were hot and tasty. For my main course I had the redfish Pontchartrain, which was... More

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Lepanto, Arkansas
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The best etouffee I have ever eaten! Seriously, I dreamed about this soup. The waitstaff was very nice and quick. Extremely apologetic that my drink order wasn't filled immediately although still arrived sooner than I expected. The only tiny downside at all was the temperature, it was very warm in the dining room but we were sitting nearly outside at... More

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Prairie Village, Kansas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We went to Ralph & Kacoo's for dinner after reviewing the menu online. Once there, first impression was that we were underdressed, but we saw that it was a casual restaurant. Joseph was our waiter and was fun, knowledgeable and personable. We ordered the Mahi-Mahi Bourbon Street and Shrimp St. Charles. The Mahi-Mahi entree was perfectly cooked and the sauce... More

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Oklahoma City
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129 reviews 129 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Stopped here for lunch after walking the French quarter. Took suggestions from the waiter and everything he suggested was good. Had first taste of crab claws for one of us. Great atmosphere and our waiter never let us run out of anything.

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Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
249 helpful votes 249 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Ralph and Kacoo's is a big place on Toulouse, just down from Decatur. There's a bar next to the street and a restaurant out back which has a sort of a mezzanine/balcony running along one wall with an interesting selection of bric a brac on display, including a large stuffed toy tiger, a model schooner, and a real stuffed fox... More

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Buffalo, NY
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We walked to this restaurant because a friend recommended this place. The food was good, service was attentive but we were the only people in there and it was 7pm!!. The stuffed shrimp was excellent!!.

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Monroe, Georgia, United States
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77 reviews 77 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

The place has excellent service, a good selection of entrees, but the space smells and looks very old. The gator bites were kind of tough and not worth the price.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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96 reviews 96 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The food was pretty standard New Olreans offerings. Mostly fish with sauces that inlcuded crab and shrimp.The gumbo was the best part of our meal. Our waiter was friendly but we were not offered water. The wine list includes most wines that you would find at your local Winn Dixie or Publix-with an eyebrow raising upcharge. There was a piano... More

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