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Restaurant Patois

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$$$$
Neighborhood:
Uptown / Carrollton
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6078 Laurel St, New Orleans, LA 70118-5726 (Webster St.)
+1 504-895-9441
Tuesday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wed - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took three daughters for a "date night". Emily was a great server. Food, drink,desserts were great. This is one of my favorite NOLA restaurants.

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Thank drbewill
New Orleans, Louisiana
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016

I took my mother to restaurant Patois earlier this year, excited and eager to try French and New American cuisine that is locally sourced. However, we were pretty much ignored by our server and sat for a long time before our food arrived. I had ordered the rabbit and was completely underwhelmed. The rabbit was overcooked and the plate was... More 

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Thank Amanda V
washington
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

What a wonderful neighborhood restaurant! It was very refreshing to eat somewhere that didn't feel touristy. Food and service were excellent. The gnocchi appetizer was to die for!

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Thank sunydeemom
Irvine, CA
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634 reviews
405 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 292 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

I ate with a group at Patois. The setting is very pleasant and authentic. I had an appetizer and entree, neither of which wowed me. The menu doesn't offer too many options, which I see as a plus. The night I was there, however, none of the entrees really appealed to me. The wine by the glass list is also... More 

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Thank too_few_trips_1
Balboa Island, California
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104 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

The restaurant is 3 blocks from the Audubon Zoo and 6 miles from the French Quarter. We left our car at the hotel and took the bus using our three-day jazzy passes. Although there was a long wait for the bus, the ride was surprisingly quick and we were dropped off only two blocks from the restaurant. We were seated... More 

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Thank WorldTraveler422
San Diego, California
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1,006 reviews
593 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 260 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

Seemed really disconnected with long waits for drinks, wine showed up about 3 bites from finishing meal. Food was ok not poor, not great. Too much competition to go back.

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Thank JimOB1
New Orleans, Louisiana
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135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

I got a really good vibe from Patois as we sat down, easy main dining area with a nice bar and big windows. You almost feel like you could be in a small-town restaurant in the French countryside in the most positive way. But the service was a bit stilted and the staff changed hands mid-meal. Started with gumbo which... More 

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Thank Chrissy S
New Orleans, Louisiana
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53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Honestly, it seemed we were ignored, or the wait & kitchen staff were on something. We waited so long for our food, I asked for half of it to be boxed, then after getting home, found all the food hadn't been put in the box. We will never go back. Too bad, the place has potential, although we didn't see... More 

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Thank Cyn S
Maroochydore, Australia
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

Patois is a very cozy restaurant and great for special occasions. The food is second to none. It's a hidden gem in this city!

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Thank Celeste B
Houston, Texas
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70 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

have been here for brunch on a number of occasions, and the problem is always choosing. Too many attractive choices.. It is located in a cheery converted house near Audubon Par,, with friendly service and a nice selection of wines by the glass. Would characterize food as new American, with a New Orleans/local ingredients focus. we are in New Orleans... More 

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Thank Robert A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$40 - $60
Cuisine
American, French, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6078 Laurel St, New Orleans, LA 70118-5726
    (Webster St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Uptown / Carrollton
  • Neighborhood: Uptown / Carrollton
  • Phone Number: +1 504-895-9441

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

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Neighborhood Profile
Uptown / Carrollton
Very much their own self sufficient unit within the greater metro area, Uptown and Carrollton tone down the urban edge with a friendly attitude and collegiate feel. Home to Tulane and Loyola Universities, all the students living in the area ensure that Uptown and Carrollton stay youthful, cosmopolitan and vibrantly fun. Two of the liveliest thoroughfares for nightlife and socializing (and yes of course more of the city’s outstandingly good food and live music) are Oak Street and Maple Street. For a truly wild time, the expansive acreage of Audubon Park, with its zoo, golf course, and actual patches of swampy wetlands, means peace and quiet are never too far away.
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