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Cochon Butcher

930 Tchoupioulas Street, New Orleans, LA 70130 (Lower Garden District)
(504) 588-7675
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Ranked #16 of 1,603 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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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

Cajun style. We had a great meal, interesting small plates with terrific flavours. Favourites overall were the ribs (amazing!), the cochon patty which was tasty and not at all fatty and the cat fish. If you are adventurous try the peanut butter pie dessert! The rather harassed waiter ( very busy place) recommended a great wine, and we had a... More

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Viborg, Denmark
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79 reviews 79 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

Good and very spicy! Well prepared in open kitchen. Though rather small portions. So you need more than one course.

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El Paso, Texas, USA
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124 reviews 124 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

This place is very popular and rightfully so. The food here is amazing-worth traveling across the country for. We had the Gambino and Le Pig Mac and only wish we had a location in our town. The only drawback here is the seating. The place is packed all the time and you have to wait to grab a table when... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

Eat at Cochon in 2009 and the food was amazing, now 5 years later I really think it may even be better! the Mushroom salad is great, hope to be back in another few years.

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Newport Beach, California
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125 reviews 125 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

FYI, there is a Cochon Restaurant (full service) and Cochon Butcher (sandwiches) at the same location. We ate at Cochon Restaurant. I suggest avoiding this restaurant unless you really like Southern food and/or spicy food, as we found the food to be over-spiced. My husband had short ribs - moist, tender, fall-off-the-bone and very pepper-y. I started with the meat... More

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San Diego, CA
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80 reviews 80 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

We were lucky that our hotel was close to Cochon Butcher and that we got there pretty much when it opened for lunch. I am sitting here wishing I had their muffaletta and smoked turkey sandwiches in front of me. Oh, with a bag of their home made chips. And those pickles. I have to say this was a great... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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50 reviews 50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

we ordered the pork sandwich and a couple of glasses of wine. They came to the table with the wrong wine THREE times before it was correct. The sandwiches were very small for the price and both of us found large pieces of gristle. YUK hate that, ruined my appetite. Nobody asked if the meal tasted ok, no matter won't... More

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Ellicott City, Maryland, United States
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 NEW

Although you might spend a bit more than you would plan for a lunch, it is well worth it the food was excellent as was the service. This is owned by a business group that has several fine dining establishments around NOLA. my wife and I were looking for a nice eatery after touring the WW2 museum and Cochon was... More

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Sydney, Australia
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87 reviews 87 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 NEW

We did not have a reservation and were told it would be an hour wait. That was fine with us so we went next door to their Butcher Bar. Within 15 minutes the greeter from Cochon FOUND us there and offered us seats overlooking the kitchen. Amazing! So interesting. Food was great. Service good. But watching the 'behind the scenes... More

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53 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 NEW

I am so glad I had reservations because at about 5:30 – this place was filled to the brim. I still chose a seat at the bar as I was waiting for my friend, but they have full service and Hanna and Miles are quite entertaining. I hope they liked us as much as we liked them. I saw a... 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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