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French Market Restaurant

1001 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA 70116 (French Quarter)
504-525-7879
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Ranked #384 of 1,638 Restaurants in New Orleans
Price range: $20 - $25
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole, Seafood, Oyster Bar
Neighborhood: French Quarter
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Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Twelve years before Andrew Jackson won the Battle of New Orleans, The French Market Restaurant & Bar began serving outstanding seafood and ice-cold drinks to visitors and natives alike. Today the ambience remains the same. Hot spicy crawfish, jumbo gulf shrimp, authentic Creole gumbo, red beans and rice as well as real Louisiana specialties are enjoyed with world-famous hurricanes, Cajun bloody Mary's, margaritas and our ice-cold local beers. Join the Marullo Family and Chef David Picou in savoring our grand traditions!
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Miramar, FL
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

The gumbo was delicious and the BBQ shrimp and grits tasted great as well. They have a wide selection of fresh fish and I would recommend it.

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Tampa, FL
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75 reviews 75 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Went to French Market for a friends bday dinner. The Char-grilled oysters, while not as authentic as Felix's or Acme, were nonetheless delicious. BBQ Shrimp was amazing.

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Baytown, Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

The aroma coming from this restaurant has lured us for several years. We finally went in and had lunch and it was delicious. We had boiled shrimp which were absolutely HUGE and boiled to perfection! Whether or not you like grits, everyone should try their savory grits...absolutely delicious! We would eat here again in a heartbeat! Great food!

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Pittsburgh
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44 reviews 44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

We really love the grilled oysters on the half shell at the French Market Restaurant. In fact, we ate there three times in five days! We can't get oysters like this in Pittsburgh, so we never miss this dish when we travel to New Orleans. They offer the oysters three different ways - we tried both the house aioli/garlic and... More 

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Livingston, Louisiana, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

It was a wonderful 68 degrees , so we sat on the top balcony where we could see, smell and hear the sounds of New Orleans all around! You could hear the live music from down the street, you could smell that seafood boil and the views were great as well! An A+ NOLA experience and the food was great... More 

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Panama City Beach, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

This is the place if you love red beans & rice. The smoked sausage is delicious and the fried shrimp has a very flaky crust. We also had grilled shrimp as an appetizer and other cajun dishes that I cant spell their names but were delicious- the 4 of us each ordered something different and shared.

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Kansas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

First night strolling the French Quarter, we were heading back to our hotel when my nose cauth the delicious smell of a seafood boil! Headed right across the street to the French Market! The crayfish bisque was wonderfully spicy and smooth, gumbo deliciously rich, but the shrimp boil was absolutely incredible! The shrimp were the size of prawns! Had a... More 

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Avondale Estates, Georgia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I used to hit this restaurant on a regular basis when I lived in the area, so really looked forward to going back during a recent visit. I was CRAVING a oysters and shrimp remoulade and looked forward to it with great anticipation on the food less flight from Atlanta. As soon as I ditched my luggage at Le Richelieu... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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187 reviews 187 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Just down the street from the actual French Market. They get you with the wonderful scent of shrimp or crawfish boil as you walk down the street. You can even see the pot for boiling in the front windows. They have awesome reviews all over the internet. This is a very busy place for the dinner hour. One thing to... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We were here on our last night of vacation and had heard good things about the place. Out of the group of friends that were with us, everyone ordered seafood items and loved their dinners. I ordered Mac & Cheese and Jambalaya and was not too impressed with my selection. Two of us ordered mojito drinks they arrived and were... More 

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Additional Information about French Market Restaurant

Address: 1001 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA 70116
Phone Number: 504-525-7879
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
Cuisine: Cajun & Creole, Seafood, Oyster Bar

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