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Eat Restaurant

900 Dumaine St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3023 (French Quarter)
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Ranked #70 of 1,606 restaurants in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
Neighborhood: French Quarter
Description: Closed due to damage sustained in Hurricane Katrina.
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355 reviews from our community

88% Recommend
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Clermont, Florida
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

The place is very clean and small. The food was very good but the service was slow. Each item is cooked to order and they came out not at the same time. The food was worth the wait and the cleanliness for a restaurant in this area outweighed all other factors. We would recommend this to friends.

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Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

We found Eat Restaurant, but local recommendation. The atmosphere is nice, but nothing special (actually kind of loud), but you'll forget that soon after you taste the food. The recipes are from generations in Louisiana and it tastes like it. Great original and familiar dishes. Take the recommendations by the waiters and you can't go wrong. It is bring your... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The food was delicious. Very creative. We have the fried green tomato remoulade-delish. DH had the trio, I had a salad. All was excellent. Unfortunately we got an indifferent waiter that had better things to do than acknowledge his patrons. Had to ask if there were any specials, unfriendly, uninformed, Just terrible. Wouldn't let Charles' attitude keep us from a... More

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

I cannot begin to express how good this place is. Food, service and atmosphere were excellent. We had the chicken/sausage gumbo and corn w/poblano pepper soup which was soup de jour. Absolutely delicious. One of us had redfish special and I had Cochon w/mustard greens. Both were great. The best was the butter beans w/ shrimp then over rice. These... More

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Queanbeyan, Australia
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I was staying nearby and walked past this restaurant and decided to give it a try. Glad I did! Small restaurant with great food and service! I tried the Gumbo and I would have to say this was exceptional! Would thoroughly recommend going here just for the Gumbo!!!

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North Palm Beach, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We decided to try this #1 in New Orleans (Trip Advisor) for lunch as the forecast for the evening was for heavy thunderstorms. We could not have been happier with our decision. The restaurant is open from 11 or 11:30 until 2 for lunch and we were advised that they really try to get out promptly at 2. We purchased... More

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We ate dinner at EatNO in early July, having made a reservation after reading favourable reviews on Tripadvisor. Unfortunately, we were disappointed. We appreciated bringing our own bottle of wine (there is a school across the street and the restaurant cannot apparently get a liquor license), but we found the service slow, and the food underwhelming. We ordered the 'chicken... More

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Washington, Missouri
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Tiny but great restaurant. Fresh ingredients. The BBQ shrimp is amazing. Tip: no liquor license, but you can bring your own bottle of wine.

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Adelaide, Australia
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Home style meals, Erik looked after us and did a great job. This place doesn't sell alcohol but you can bring your own which is a bonus. Would go back there again. Met another Australian couple there also! Thanks again Erik.

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West Monroe, LA
Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We were a party of 11 women and they were very accommodating. Each one of us got something different and everyone agreed that the food was excellent. Loved the way the restaurant was set up in a small house. I had the blackened catfish with cheese grits. The catfish was truly blackened and not just highly seasoned. I would recommend... More

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