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Liuzza's by the Track

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1518 N Lopez St, New Orleans, LA 70119-3029
+1 504-218-7888
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11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Description: Local flavor at it's best near the Fairgrounds! BBQ Shrimp poboys,...
Local flavor at it's best near the Fairgrounds! BBQ Shrimp poboys, Gumbo,Bloody Marys etc.
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  • 109
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  • 46
    Very good
  • 12
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  • 5
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Dive In, Fill Up

It's not much to look at, but the food is really good. Like any other restaurant worth eating at, you'll have to wait for a table, but at least there's a bench outside, and it's a pleasant, attractive neighborhood. We waited more than 30 minutes in the middle of a weekday afternoon, but once... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 2, 2016
nc-stereoman
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Asheville, NC
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Asheville, NC
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

It's not much to look at, but the food is really good. Like any other restaurant worth eating at, you'll have to wait for a table, but at least there's a bench outside, and it's a pleasant, attractive neighborhood. We waited more than 30 minutes in the middle of a weekday afternoon, but once seated inside the service was reasonably... More 

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Sugar Land, Texas
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Gumbo + the signature bbq shrimp po'boy both great. Low key and fast service. Away from the bustle of the French Quarters. Definitely worth the drive.

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Thank Bryan G
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

This local joint near the fairgrounds in Nola is not necessarily a place that will draw people from the quarter, but it's a very no-frills establishment that makes some good Cajun food. At our table, we ordered the BBQ shrimp Poboy, the breathtaking beef Poboy and fries. The fries are fresh from the potato and delish. The breathtaking beef has... More 

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Foley, Alabama
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112 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

Had read about this restaurant on tripadvisor and am always looking for good eats in NO at out of the way places. This place certainly fits the bill. We had a wonderful meal. The gumbo is delicious and the po'boy was wonderful. The special was large barbeque shrimp and was it good. Our server told us that her boyfriend had... More 

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Houston, Texas
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Barbecue shrimp as good as I've had, except at my own home. Crawfish etouffe not exceptional. Been there done that!!

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Thank LOUIS D L
East Lyme, Connecticut
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102 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

This is without a doubt the best gumbo in New Orleans. We have consistently come here on every visit to the city. The neighborhood vibe is great!

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Thank ACappon
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

This was our second trip to Liuzza's by the Track, a casual spot known for its excellent and abundant BBQ Shrimp Poboy. My companion and I split a BBQ Shrimp Poboy the first time we came here, and loved it, but that left a whole menu of other things we weren't able to try on that visit. So this time,... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

Not fancy by any stretch of the imagination. Said that the food is prepared with care using the proper ingredients (read no canned goods) and the people who work here couldn't be nicer. When I requested that my crawfish etouffè be hot, the question from the waitress was "wasn't your gumbo appetizer hot?". When I told her no, while I... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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239 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

Gumbo was great, my po'boy was fresh and delicious and the beers were cold, what more can you ask for?!? We walked over from the track and then took uber back to the french quarter...a whopping $7 ride....totally worth getting out of the quarter for.

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Thank Angela M
Little Rock, Arkansas
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67 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

Go here for good food with down home atmosphere. Oyster po boy with sw÷t potatoe fries will put you in gastronomic bliss. Great Lunch place.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1518 N Lopez St, New Orleans, LA 70119-3029
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Fairgrounds
  • Neighborhood: Fairgrounds
  • Phone Number: +1 504-218-7888

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Cajun & Creole

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children

Description

Local flavor at it's best near the Fairgrounds! BBQ Shrimp poboys, Gumbo,Bloody Marys etc.
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?