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Restaurant Patois

Certificate of Excellence
Uptown / Carrollton
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6078 Laurel St, New Orleans, LA 70118-5726 (Webster St.)
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All 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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Irvine, CA
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608 reviews
392 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 287 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

Thank too_few_trips_1
Balboa Island, California
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102 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Thank WorldTraveler422
Olathe, Kansas
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921 reviews
544 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 256 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank JimOB1
New Orleans, Louisiana
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166 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 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 

Thank Chrissy S
New Orleans, Louisiana
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46 reviews
18 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 

Thank Cyn S
Maroochydore, Australia
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 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!

Thank Celeste B
Houston, Texas
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 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 

Thank Robert A
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Always adventurous, understated - yet consistently over delivers. From the cocktail menu to the appetizers, wine list, entrées to dessert - all good!!!!

Thank brian p
new york, new york
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016

Terrific spot in the Garden District for a delicious dinner. Dishes draw on local ingredients. Red snapper special was incredibly fresh and so tasty.

Thank golightlynyc
New Orleans
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159 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016

My wife and I recently had an outstanding Sunday brunch there. The service was excellent and the waiter was very knowledgeable. Definitely worth repeating.

Thank blue72jay

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$40 - $60
American, French, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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: 504-895-9441

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

Staying in Uptown / Carrollton

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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