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1525 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70130
504-520-8100
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Bar scene
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 182
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    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Shrimp and Grits!

We came to Zeas on suggestion from my uncle and it did not disappoint. I ordered the shrimp & grits as an entree and the Mediterranean hummus as an appetizer. Both were PHENOMENAL! The staff was attentive and food was served promptly! I was extremely pleased with the experience!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
Kknichols
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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290 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We had high expectations and were very disappointed with our experience at Zeas. We waited for almost 15 minutes for a served to appear to take our drink orders. Then he had them mixed up and had to have them remade. The spinach-artichoke appetizer came out with slices of limp, greasy, fried tortillas. When we complained, the manager came over... More 

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

We came to Zeas on suggestion from my uncle and it did not disappoint. I ordered the shrimp & grits as an entree and the Mediterranean hummus as an appetizer. Both were PHENOMENAL! The staff was attentive and food was served promptly! I was extremely pleased with the experience!

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new orleans
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

St. Charles Zea has mediocre food and service. Very loud. The catfish, advertised as from Des allamands, is 90% breading and very little fish in old greasy frying oil is nothing like the local food critic describes or found in Des Allemands. Of course they pay him to advertise and praise the place so how can he be objective? The... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

A group of friends and family went to this place for a birthday dinner. It was a total of 20..This was by far the "WORSE" place I have ever dined at. The entrees were brought to the table without any sides. By time you got the sides the main dish was already consumed. The service was the worse I have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We stayed in the Garden District for 3 nights. After coming back to our hotel early each evening a different desk clerk would suggest Zea. We felt like we were home yet upscale. And, the foods were scrumptious. Between the two of us seniors we would order different foods and share so we tasted 6 different dinners. Soups are very... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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50 reviews 50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Had a nice lunch with a very good friend. The meal was nice but the salmon my friend had was over cooked. Otherwise, the outing was nice and the meal was very nice.

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Bobcaygeon, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We went to Zea's for dinner on March 1 and were seated in a booth in the bar area. The bartender was responsible for taking the orders and was quite prompt in coming around to get ours. We ordered an app (shrimp lettuce wraps), and a couple of entrees. The food was delivered by other wait staff, and these servers... More 

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Bristol, Tennessee, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Very good food and service. Would highly recommend. We were greeted and seated quickly and service was great.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Stopped in with some co-workers and shared three appetizers. The Korean BBQ tacos were awesome along with the tuna stack. Reasonably priced for the food received.

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Medina, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

Good place. Nice atmosphere and good service. Lots of good things on the menu to choose from. I would definitely go back.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1525 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans
  • Phone Number: 504-520-8100

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?