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Chateau Du Lac Bistro

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2037 Metairie Rd, Metairie, LA 70005-3832 (Atherton Drive)
+1 504-831-3773
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11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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187 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 247 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

We make reservations each year for July 14th, it's kind of like Cinco de Mayo - New Orleans style. The food is authentic French cooking and excellently balanced. The clientele, well it's New Orleans and we do like to dress up. Last time we were in a room filled with Marie Antoinette's. This year it was a bit more subdued... More 

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Harahan, Louisiana
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

My wife and I celebrated our anniversary at Chateau Du Lac Bistro on Metairie Road last night. We were looking for a quaint, unusual place and this bistro was perfect. The rustic bistro in a strip shopping center on Metairie Road reminded us of our trip to France a few years ago. The owner/chef of the bistro is from Brittany,... More 

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River Ridge, Louisiana, Usa
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209 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Mother's Day outing for 6 turned well enough but I found the food not to be the commensurate with the prices. 3 Sea Scallops for about $30? Tasty but another couple scallops would have been nice. They offered a "Teres Major" on the menu without further description...it is a shoulder cut of beef supposedly nearly as tender as a filet.... More 

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Metairie, Louisiana
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Don't waste your time or money. $16 for a side salad with 3 medium sized shrimp. Creme brûlée so burnt and warm it was inedible and more like the consistency of soup. Probably won't be back.

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Thank SilverTwin
New Orleans, Louisiana
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

Chateau du Lac is heavenly. The drinks, food, atmosphere-- all perfect! We had only been here for banquets, so we visited early Tuesday evening. Our server took time to answer questions and even provided a few before we asked, so we had the best dining experience. My husband's filet and my red fish were delicious. I enjoyed the vegetables served... More 

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Thank Brenda W
Metairie, Louisiana, United States
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36 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

We dined here for our first time at Easter with the family. Normally, this restaurant is not open on Sundays. The food was delicious and divine. The Chef has an excellent palate and skill. However, do NOT dine here with picky or choosy eaters. Our son asked for his egg scrambled and was told no, the dish comes with a... More 

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Thank Beth S
Ankara, Turkey
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016 via mobile

This is a small, cosy restaurant with a warm athmosphere.Staff was more than polite and cheerful.Food &wine was really nice.A good place for night out with friends. Cost/performance is reasonable.

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Thank cehreli
New Orleans, Louisiana
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61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

While I have had French food before, this place was really good! I was pleasantly surprised, and the service is excellent! I will be back!

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Thank Xphile1067
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

Our little favorite little restaurant in Old Metairie. As close to France you will be. Love the food, atmosphere and the wait staff are top shelf. And the cocktails are divine.

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Montpellier, France
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

i have been to this restaurant a few times so I was excited to try the Monday special prix Fixe menu. The experience was lacking. This seemed like a cheap version of their regular menu. The usual great preparation was lacking, the food was lukewarm at best. I am sad to think that the usual quality of this restaurant is... More 

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Thank Marie S

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Restaurant Details

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
Average prices
$30 - $50
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2037 Metairie Rd, Metairie, LA 70005-3832
    (Atherton Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Metairie
  • Phone Number: +1 504-831-3773

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