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Cochon Butcher

930 Tchoupioulas Street, New Orleans, LA 70130 (Lower Garden District)
(504) 588-7675
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Ranked #15 of 1,617 Restaurants in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $40
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole, Barbecue, Sandwiches
Neighborhood: Lower Garden District
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Andrew Higgins
Description: Cochon captures the true essence of Cajun and Southern cooking. Chefs Donald Link and Stephen Stryjewski bring their love for southern Louisiana foods to every plate at Cochon. Donald's experience cooking with his family at their homes in Crowley and Rayne allow guests to share in his passion for real country and home cooking. The food is focused and simple, featuring roasted meats with natural sauces, homemade sausages, and fresh local seafood. The menu compliments the rustic, yet contemporary setting of the dining room. The Bar at Cochon features signature cocktails as well as the classic libations of New Orleans. A diverse beer selection with an emphasis on local micro-brews offers a cool contrast with the sometimes spicy cuisine.
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Houston, TX
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35 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

I brought a group of four here. Two of us had been. The other two had not. We've eaten at several nice places in Nola and we're looking for casual. Everything we had was excellent. Many comments on how it was the best they've had in town. Go here, enjoy. Always worth a visit.

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Chicago, Illinois
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211 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

After checking out from the hotel & visiting the cemetery, we thought we would try the Cochon Butcher. We didn't realize until we got there that there are actually two parts of the restaurant. As we were on our way out of NOLA, we opted for the Butcher shop part. It was a Saturday afternoon and on a day when... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

After work the convention center all day was hungry looking for something close the food was excellent, the portion was very small I had the smoked chicken, it was delicious but upon going to the restroom,going in the restroom as the manager was coming out I found the toilet bowl full of urine an unflushed, when a asked him about... More

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

When you're in the South and you see a restaurant who has their own pile of wood outside and butcher shop inside, you're going to assume everything must be right with this place. They have a Carolina Pulled Pork sandwich on the menu? That's my fave sandwich, so count me in! I ordered the sandwich, a side of Mac &... More

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

On a recent trip to New Orleans, I stopped into Butcher to grab a sandwich to go. After much debate, I chose the moroccan spiced lamb (with cucumbers, tzatziki, and chili oil on flatbread). It was one of the best sandwiches I've ever had; definitely the best sandwich I've had in recent memory. For desert, I had to try the... More

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East Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Stopped in on Friday night for bite to eat. Seating is limited so we got meal to go. Sandwich was good, excellent flavor.

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Toms River, New Jersey
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122 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Considering all the rave reviews I had made a list of must tries at Cochon. We were really looking forward to eating here and planned several visits. Our first day in NOLA this was the first food stop of the trip. We were surprised that there were many tables available Sat. about 4:45. Service was friendly as we placed our... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

Never heard of this place until my friend took me. We bought several dishes to share. All delicious- but bought some duck pastrami to take home. Seemingly can't go wrong with the menu.

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Fairfield, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Cochon Butcher was the lunch stop on our first day in New Orleans. We shared several small plates (grades are in parens.): duck sliders (D) brisket sliders (A) boudin (B-) some cheesy pretzel thing (C) potato chips (A) The stand-out for me was the bread and butter pickles. I regret not buying a jar or two to bring home. Service... More

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Austin, Texas
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170 reviews 170 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
285 helpful votes 285 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We ate our last meal in New Orleans at Cochon Butcher after visiting the WWII Museum. It was a Saturday afternoon, so it was very crowded and there was a line at the counter where orders are taken, but we lucked into a table at the back of the seating area near the bar. This place had come highly recommended... More

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Additional Information about Cochon Butcher

Address: 930 Tchoupioulas Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone Number: (504) 588-7675
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Lower Garden District
Average Prices: USD 0 - 40
Cuisine: Cajun & Creole, Barbecue, Sandwiches

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