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Olde Nola Cookery

205 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2204
+1 504-525-4577
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab cakes” (98 reviews)
“catfish” (95 reviews)
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Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
205 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2204
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here for dinner with our 2 young kids. Was a nice spot and the decor and staff were both great. My $12 Margarita was imo not worth it. But the food was great. A little pricey but I imagine being on bourbon street...More

Thank TravNcinda
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything we tried was good! Even the packaged crackers. Had the gumbo! Oh My, what Taste!! Great seasoning, great portion of shrimp and crawfish and the base for the gumbo, YASSSS!!! Then I had the fried shrimp platter. Perfect! And the Greens were amazing to...More

Thank wjaye
Reviewed 1 week ago

I sat at the bar during a busy lunchtime and not knowing what to expect, was very pleased with the results. The Shrimp Po-Boy, not only was very good, but was big, overflowing. Since it was a hot day, the glass of Abita Amber was...More

Thank bernicone
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a trip from Texas to Florida. Made a stop especially in the French quarter to eat at this restaurant! The crabcakes and the bloody Mary’s are probably the best I’ve ever ever had! Ask for Jess M...She was the bomb as our waitress

Thank honeysita1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ended up in this place for a late night bite and it did not disappoint, had the Gumbo and the Daniel’s po boy

Thank juan h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were walking down Bourbon Street and stopped to eat at this restaurant. I had the Louisianna Crab Cakes and they were the best crab cakes I've ever eaten. I got the appetizer portion for $14 and they were well worth it. I would certainly...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome. Just arrived and was very hungry. Stopped in. It is small but big on flavor. Will definitely be back before we leave.

Thank ericaday48
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place definitely doesnt skimp on portions, some of the platters like the shrimp platter can feed 2. The waitress recommended a crawfish sauce to go over the fries and you must give it a try. Food and service was great and will be back...More

Thank jl1231c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nola Cookery food and drinks 🍹 are absolutely delicious! This restaurant is NOT a tourist trap! Duly note that on a Saturday night we came here at 1:30 am & they were closing at 2 am😁👌. For drinks I ordered a Tidal Wave (Patron silver,...More

Thank Geminstar1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was exceptional, everything we had on the table was off the chain. Blackened duck, mustard greens, catfish, red beans & rice and yes even the water as it was hot outside. The cocktails were very good. We were here for 4 days and...More

Thank Malcolm J
French Quarter
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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
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Michelle E
February 7, 2018|
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Response from STMoly | Reviewed this property |
Hi - I went at Christmas so a busy period. No wait at all.
February 28, 2017|
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Response from Eli B | Property representative |
Yes, it's definitely possible! Please call (504)525-3661 and ask to speak w Rachel.
January 8, 2017|
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Response from Hope Y | Reviewed this property |
BBQ shrimp and the amazing red fish are still there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
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: +1 504-525-4577
  • E-mail
"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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