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Restaurant R'evolution

Certificate of Excellence
French Quarter
As featured in Best Food in New Orleans
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777 Bienville St, Royal Sonesta Hotel, New Orleans, LA 70130-2210 (Bourbon Street)
+1 504-553-2277
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sun 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Baltimore, Maryland
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This restaurant was wonderful. The staff were attentive and pleasant, the food was amazing. They had such a unique menu. Everything we had was delicious. Can't wait to go back!

Thank fusselba
Mandeville, Louisiana
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112 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

1-22-2017 Attended a wine tasting with III Rows The private room set up was great and they easily worked the room of over 60 people. Chefs Folse and Tramonto spoke which was great Dined on: Twin Seared Sea Scallops Wild Mushroom Risotto Plum de Veau Black & White Flottante Great dinner for a special occasion. Reservations required Outstanding wine list.

Thank DiamondDoug44
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Starting with oysters on the half shell, some topped with delights; to Lobster Gnocchi to die for; finished with a bread pudding devine. Excellent service except for the waiter who had to be reminded to finish a by-the-glass wine pour after emptying a bottle. All aroung great evening.

Thank Bryan G
Boston, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

So I made the reservations based on trip Advisor reviews and have to admit that yet again - that was a good thing! The reviews were spot on! We had a marvellous dinner, wait staff was extremely attentive and the food was divine! I am a strict vegetarian and there were several items on the menu to select from.

Thank MeeraJag
Austin, Texas
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

From everything we'd heard, we were looking forward to dinner there. We were seated in a sort of thoroughfare, with doors opening and closing and waitstaff scurrying in and out. Our team of three waitstaff was average at best. My tenderloin, ordered medium/medium rare showed up well done. The au gratin potatoes were mushy and cool. A head waiter offered... More 

Thank Richard H
Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

While being a fan of John Folse for years, we were eager to go to R'evolution. After having a hard time making a reservation and made to feel lucky we could be "squeezed" in, over 2/3 the restaurant was empty! We were greeted by Brook and her team and made to feel at home after our initial impression. Brook was... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Restaurant R'evolution is not just a place to eat it's a place to experience. It is fine dining at the highest level in the city of New Orleans. The service was excellent. The decor is beautiful, it has a feeling of elegance. My meal was delicious and beautifully plated. Please don't expect to see large unhealthy portions and to-go containers.... More 

1 Thank Ellagroupie
Marrero, Louisiana
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice restaurant in the Royal Sonesta Hotel. Excellent food and service. They will treat you like a King and Queen and grant you every wish. Not cheap by well worth the experience for a great memorable night out in New Orleans!!

Thank dbulmer4
Oakdale, New York
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow..... top notch restaurant! The ambiance is just beautiful and the service is impeccable here! I loved the short ribs, cream cheese mashed potatoes, asparagus, artichoke au gratin, fries with 2 sauces.... and the appetizers and dessert that were compliments of the chef and pastry chef ! My three friends shared the 40 oz tomahawk ribeye and said it was... More 

Thank Erin B
New York City, New York
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73 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So if you've dined at some of the Michelin ** in France, this place is the American equivalent. Yes, there are the affectations (a little stool for your purse, a napkin carefully laid on your lap) but there is a down home and southern comfort friendliness that takes away some of the unpleasant (at least for me) elitism. The room... More 

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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
$48 - $75
French, American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 777 Bienville St, Royal Sonesta Hotel, New Orleans, LA 70130-2210
    (Bourbon Street)
  • Public Transportation: Canal at Bourbon Street
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighborhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-553-2277
Serving Lunch on Fridays, Dinner nightly and Sunday Jazz Brunch. Restaurant R'evolution is the first joint venture of award-winning Chefs John Folse and Rick Tramonto offering modern, imaginative reinterpretations of classic Cajun and Creole cuisine. Steeped in the diverse historic and cultural influences of Louisiana, the menu features not only the chefs' interpretations of New Orleans classics such as gumbo, po' boys, and beignets, but also new creations highlighting ingredients from what Chef Folse refers to as "the swamp floor pantry." Tableside service components play an important role in the dining experience, promoting guest engagement about the history and evolution of the food they are enjoying.Soups such as Creole Louisiana Snapping Turtle Soup and Death by Gumbo play on unusual presentations of these traditional dishes that date back centuries. Desserts showcase classical New Orleans sweets done in a new and contemporary way.

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