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930 Tchoupioulas Street, New Orleans, LA 70130 (Lower Garden District)
+1 504-588-2123
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Ranked #16 of 1,642 Restaurants in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $40
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole
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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Mississippi
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Not a sit down place, always crowded, very congested. But as soon as you take a bite you won't care. I would recommend all of the pork products as well as the duck sandwich. And the mac n cheese. It is the best ever.

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Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

I usually don’t give a “5” to a place like this but I loved Cochon Butcher. Originally made a reservation at the restaurant, but when we arrived, realized we wanted to eat in the less formal butchery. The hostess at the restaurant was so nice as I cancelled my reservation. You walk in and order at the counter. The folks... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Atmosphere was great. Food was good and unusual. Drinks were awesome. Probably want be back again but a must try for someone close

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Albuquerque, NM
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

This place is adjacent to Cochon, which we could not get into on a Friday night due to a 2-hour wait. So we went next door to Butcher. It was pretty good overall, although I didn't think the BBQ meat was totally fantastic. I got the pulled pork, which they only offered North Carolina style (vinegar-based BBQ sauce), which I... More 

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Brantford, Canada
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29 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

A friend recommended we find this place and we're glad we did. We enjoyed a muffaletta and the Moroccan Spiced Lamb, both great sandwiches. The cured meats and sausage for sale looked so delicious. Make sure you get some bacon pralines.

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Vancouver, Canada
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23 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Order from the counter and they'll bring you your food. I was shocked at the quality of the food, side dishes, beer/wine selection. This place is great for take-out, a quick bite, or a nice casual dinner out! We sat at the bar and they had a full bar selection. The pulled pork was to die for...actually everything was. Can't... More 

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Belmont, Massachusetts
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I happened to walk by Butcher, one afternoon, while exploring the neighborhood. Even at early afternoon the lunch crowd was packed, into and onto the sidewalk, at this wonderful art/warehouse district eatery. I decided that before we left New Orleans, my wife and I would sample their food. A good thing too. One of the best meals we had during... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

It's the real deal, the food is to die for and especially the muffalata was beyond anything I've had. Total foodgasm, this is a must stop and worth the trip.

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Austin, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Great food but make sure to book early! The oysters and cochon are amazing. Cocktails are also great! Can't think of anything negative, everything is reasonably priced. I also liked that the location is walkable from the French Quarter.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

We read about it in the guides and we were not disappointed. The flavors were spicy and the menu eclectic yet simple. The Duck sliders could have used a little more duck and less cheese but the pulled pork sandwich was overflowing with goodness. The homemade potato chips did not disappoint.

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Address: 930 Tchoupioulas Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone Number: +1 504-588-2123
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Lower Garden District
Average Prices: USD 0 - 40
Cuisine: Cajun & Creole

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