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Liuzza's by the Track

1518 N Lopez St, New Orleans, LA 70119-3029 (Fairgrounds)
+1 504-218-7888
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Ranked #125 of 1,607 restaurants in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Cajun & Creole, Californian
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Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Neighborhood: Fairgrounds
Description: Local flavor at it's best near the Fairgrounds! BBQ Shrimp poboys, Gumbo,Bloody Marys etc.
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Kansas City MO
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Best red beans and rice I her ever had but only on Monday (washday:) étouffée and gumbo fantastic as well. Easy to find a place to park but get there early as it is tiny

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Memphis, Tennessee
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We visited Liuzza's on 2 separate occasions while on vacation. The first time was amazing and the waitress was very nice. The second visit, the food was on point again but the waitress had an attitude from the start. But wouldn't let this stop me from visiting again. Bbq shrimp was like nothing I've ever had.

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Just down the street from us this is a local institution. They aren't fancy but more than make up for it with the food they serve. Simple po boys and good Red Beans and rice are worth the trip if you are close.

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Mobile, Alabama
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

My husband I have been visiting New Orleans for nine years and this has remained a favorite since year one. We were recently back in Nola with a couple that had gone with us the year before. Our friend requested going here for the "messy po'boy". I knew she meant the BBQ Shrimp Po'boy. It's so delicious that a year... More

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Wake Forest, NC
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60 reviews 60 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

They have a terrific seafood gumbo along with terrific Poboys. Home made fries not to be missed. Located a bit off the beaten path but definitely worth the trip.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Liuzza’s by the Track (as in Fairgrounds Race Track) shouldn’t be confused with the other Liuzza’s by the old Mercy Hospital on Bienville Street. This Liuzza’s is the quintessential neighborhood New Orleans corner bar/restaurant. On N. Lopez Street where two one-way signs signal no way out, you’ll find Liuzza’s by the Track holding court on the corner. Modest and unassuming,... More

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Austin, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This is a great spot for a quiet lunch. The fish po' boy and sausage gumbo is fantastic. The service was fast and the prices are low. I'd come here again and again.

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Oakland, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I like my gumbo on the thin side. I don't like to feel like I'm eating a bowl of gravy. But I also like rich flavor and lots of sausage and okra. This gumbo was the best I've had in NOLA. And the barbeque shrimp sandwich was amazing. I licked my plate and I'm not too proud to admit it!

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Arlington, TX
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325 reviews 325 reviews
280 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

This is not high end hoity toity dining to say the least. This is the kind of food you'd eat at your Grandmothers if you're lucky enough to have a Grandmother that's a really good cook and from south Louisiana. The gumbo is not a dark thick rouxed gumbo, it's a thinner gumbo with lots of okra, sausage, chicken and... More

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SLIDELL
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Food was good---local hangout---local food menu--priced right--very casual--I will go back. I would recommend this.

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