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Olde N'awlins Cookery

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
French Quarter
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205 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2204 (Iberville)
10:45 am - 1:00 am
Open now
All hours
Sun 10:45 am - 1:00 am
Mon - Tue 11:45 am - 12:00 am
Wed 11:45 am - 1:00 am
Thu 10:45 am - 1:00 am
Fri 10:45 am - 12:00 am
Sat 10:45 am - 2:00 am
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Brighton, Tennessee
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35 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had the shrimp poboy---very good! the restaurant is a little cramped, but so is every where else in the Bourbon Street area. Good service and good food. My friend found a hair in her supper and the manager had it replaced and comped so quickly!

Thank Jana M
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132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Really was amazing. Brianna did a great job serving us. Along with the shrimp and crab cake appetisers the chicken and pasta together with the Mardi Gras special were out of this world. Great atmosphere too. Truly deserving of 5 stars.

Thank Graeme_UK_9
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is a must when we travel to Nola. You get in and out quick and the food is good too! I recommend the bbq shrimp!

Thank Amandawall1
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149 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went here when Acme was closed for a private party. Kind of leery at first, but not bad food and very good, friendly and attentive staff. Jessica was particularly nice at the bar. Seems to be popular with the hotel guests around there for takeout.

Thank jreskd
George Town, Grand Cayman
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When on holiday, I rarely pay attention to the time. I had enjoyed a wonderful day in the city, but then was in need of a good meal to top it off. Since it was well after 10pm, my hotel recommended the Olde N'awlins Cookery, right around the corner. I spotted the entrance, and though it didn't scream "come in... More 

Thank m_a_padmore
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39 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant came highly recommended by the staff at our hotel, and they did not exaggerate. The service and assistance we received from the staff was brilliant. Our waiter, Bobby, not only let us know about the half price sale on bottles of wine, but also suggested we share a seafood platter as it was a large serving. We were... More 

Thank MacFields
Bradenton, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by on our way back to the hotel. We were looking for some good New Orleans originals and they did not disappoint. The sampler was amazing. My husband ordered a second bowl of gumbo and we split a shrimp po'boy! Dominique was our server and she was great!!! We will definitely be back!

Thank dymndgrrl
Harrisonburg, Virginia
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59 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Several of us were at a conference about a block away and came here, due to the reviews and location (couldn't ASK for a better location!). A couple of our group had the "tour of New Orleans" and loved all three dishes. Another friend had the fried seafood platter and couldn't eat it all. I ended up with a dozen... More 

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London, Ontario
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No line-up at this restaurant, but the food was good. The etouffee in particular was fantastic.The raw oysters had a muddy taste (which we discovered later was because they weren't drained properly - all of the oysters come from the same place). Overall a good meal!

Thank COOPS4
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hubby and I ate here the other night and the food was excellent! I had the steak and the chef cooked it to perfection. Our waitress was great and the prices are reasonable.

Thank Monica L

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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
$20 - $25
Seafood, Cajun & Creole
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
10:45 am - 1:00 am
11:45 am - 12:00 am
11:45 am - 12:00 am
11:45 am - 1:00 am
10:45 am - 1:00 am
10:45 am - 12:00 am
10:45 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2204
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighborhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: 15045254577
"Cooked by Locals, Spiced with History" Located on the famous Bourbon Street in the heart of the French Quarter. Come take it all in... the sights, the sounds and the taste of New Orleans!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port of call for folks in search of a good time and a great story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the Quarter, brightly colored Victorian homes and businesses, famously done up with wrought-iron features, provide a distinct and immediately recognizable backdrop for all varieties of fun. At any given moment in this historic riverside setting, some of America’s finest meals are being cooked, most potent cocktails are being mixed, and most engaging music is being performed.
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