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“Great food, service and ambience” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Muriel's Jackson Square

Muriel's Jackson Square
801 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3206 (French Quarter)
504-568-1885
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Ranked #18 of 1,630 Restaurants in New Orleans
Price range: $31 - $40
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: French Quarter
Cross street: St. Ann
Description: The Bistro at Muriel’s Jackson Square offers New Orleans classics like Gumbo, BBQ Shrimp, Oysters "Muriel", Turtle soup, Fried Gulf Shrimp Po-boy, Crabmeat Imperial, Shrimp Remoulade & contemporary Creole cuisine like Pecan Crusted Drum & Wood Grilled Tuna while the Courtyard Bar is the perfect place to drop by for drinks & appetizers. The Séance Lounge is the place for a relaxed, comfortable meeting before or after dining. Comprised of two areas, The Outer & The Inner Séance, the Séance also tells the story of a mystic & checkered past. The Outer Séance addresses the New Orleans era of Storyville & when Muriel's Jackson Square was one of the French Quarter's best bordellos! The Inner Séance is the preferred domain of the resident ghost, Pierre Antoine Lepardi Jourdan, & is the perfect spot for an intimate conversation & a drink amongst its plush surroundings.
Baltimore, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Great food, service and ambience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Great restaurant in the French Quarter. Lovely venue. Great food (Loved the lamb chops.) Pricey but worth it.

Visited December 2012
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Jacksonville, Florida
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“Expected better”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

Since Muriel's has received such glowing reviews was expecting so much more. Beginning with the bar tender. When ask what drink he was mixing, he had to look at the menu, he had no idea what he was making. Our server appeared distracted and perhaps overwhelmed although dinning room not overly busy. Indifferent, impersonal, uninformed service through entire meal. No explanation of the menu was offered although two dinning style options available.
Dishes quickly and sloppily placed on the table. The server actually drug my husbands soup bowl across his shirt as she removed it from the table. Food average quality and creativity, barely warm on arrival to the table.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Yonkers, New York
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“A Big Easy landmark to eat for!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

I wanted to take my wife to Muriel's on the first night of a long-weekend pleasure trip to the Big Easy. The greeters were pleasant in welcoming us to the restaurant overlooking historic Jackson Square. Our server took great care in taking our orders and bringing out our drinks, appetizers, entrees and dessert in a timely manner. The wine was cool enough, the food was warm enough and everything was flavorful and tasty. Muriel's wasn't crowded on this Thursday night, so we had lots of attention. My wife's double pork chops was cooked to perfection and my seafood entree was loaded with shrimp, fish and vegetables. Topping the evening: a great bread pudding with a pecan crust topping!

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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toronto
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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
“The shrimp and grits are a must!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

This is a lovely little place in the French quarter. The shrimp and grits is quite simply spectacular. Beautiful rooms. There is a jazz trio for brunch that are outstanding. The turtle soup is excellent.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Fabulous location, overlooking Jackson Square and Great Food!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

I have been here several times and always enjoy. Wait staff is very attentive and the menu is diverse.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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