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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 #112 of 1,577 restaurants in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $1 - $20
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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Alabama
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95 reviews 95 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

This restaurant was recommended to us by 2 locals and we weren't disappointed. The Frenchuletta (muffaletta on french bread) is huge so we split one of those and also shared an Italian salad. It was more than enough food for 2 people and excellent. The server was very nice and pleasant and the service was quick. Loved it and will... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

The food here was great, gumbo was delicious, as was the turtle soup with sherry. For me the bbq shrimp was good but not great, but my husband thought it was better than I did. The breathtaking beef poboy which I got was good, but I thought served warm it would have been better. Service was wonderful, waitress was kind... More

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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29 reviews 29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Liuzza's By the Track is an old time New Orleans bar restaurant. Large portions of rich N'awlins cooking. Po Boys are all delicious and the gumbo one of the best around. They also have fresh salads for those looking to skip the fried offerings. A spicy barbeque shrimp po boy was succulent and spicy. You can ask of a small... More

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Chicago
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

This is a favorite. The food isn't brilliant, but it's real good in a neighborhood, old New Orleans kind of way. The place is pretty much a dive, and I mean that as a compliment. This is where locals eat, along with us and other savvy tourists. Gumbo, po boys, draft Abita, and in a cool, sleepy neighborhood off Esplanade.... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

You probably didn't know this place existed except you were at Jazz Fest and it was right outside the gates, right? To say it's an out if the way hole in the wall is an understatement. This is truly a neighborhood corner joint- unless it's Jazz Fest, then good luck even getting near the door! It's small and cramped and... More

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San Diego
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62 reviews 62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

I can't say I have ever eaten anything here but all my local NOLA peeps, take me here every morning before Jazz Fest! They make the best bloody mary's I have ever had. A perfect blend of spicy & kick! And it's a convenient & greta place to meet up to walk into Jazz Fest! :) I also LOVE the... More

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Austin, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

I learned about this place from a third generation NOLA native. We had to search for a while to find it, but what a jewel. This is a neighborhood joint with about a dozen tables and a bar where everyone knows everyone else. In the kitchen, we learned that "Miss B" fixes the gumbo. My wife, originally from NOLA, took... More

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Gulfport, Mississippi
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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

A year ago my brother told me about Liuzza's and today is the first time we've been able to visit. Our family had BBQ Shrimp, fried shrimp Po-boy, gumbo, tomato bisque and an order of fries. The meal and the atmosphere were awesome. Arrive early, not much seating space but if u have to wait it is well worth the... More

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Dubuque, Iowa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

This is like many New Orleans treasures, hidden behind a non assuming exterior. The food is fabulous and well known among the locals...but off the beaten path. This is worth finding. It was a fabulous gumbo and sandwich we had plus a catfish dinner that was amazing.

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

It isn't the prettiest restaurant but don't let this deceive you, this is a place that locals obviously enjoy visiting and if you find locals you know you're onto a good thing. We had shrimp poboy and gumbo in this great slightly out of the way place and it was really quite amazing food. Highly recommended and definitely worth finding!

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