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GW Fins

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French Quarter
As featured in New Orleans Like a Local
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808 Bienville St, Between Bourbon and Dauphine Streets, New Orleans, LA 70112-3122 (Bourbon, Dauphine)
504 581-3467
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Ocala, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Reservations required. Our server wasMarion D. & he was wonderful. Parmesan crusted sheepshead with crab was good sized & cooked to perfection, just a tad salty probably because of the Parmesan. The salmon carpaccio was sliced so thin that it was nearly transparent & stuck to the plate. It was served with a saving of spiced cabbage & was delicious.... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is truly an amazing restaurant. The dining room is beautiful, the service excellent, and the food every bit as good as the reviews suggest. If you only get one fine meal in the city or you are heading to the firing squad tomorrow, then this should be your choice.

Thank Delegal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Scalibut (Scallops and Haddock), a GW feature - truly great. Fine wine list, great ambiance, excellent service, what more to ask for?

Thank Bryan G
Chicago, Illinois
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530 reviews
336 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We arrived, two of us, on a week night without a reservation. We had called and they had none...so we showed up when they opened the doors and got lucky. We started our dinner with Perseco and Titos...YUM LOVE WHEN THEY HAVE TITOS!! The biscuits served with dinner were as perfect as bisquIts can possibly be. The waiter was as... More 

Thank Rebecca C
All Saints, Antigua
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have enjoyed seafood all over the world so I feel comfortable saying that I'm a seafood connoisseur. My dining experience at GW Fins was exceptional! One would be hard pressed to find a finer seafood restaurant!

Thank LoveBeingATravelBug
Broomall, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The service, food, ambience, timing were fantastic. This restaurant was our favorites rite restaurant!

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Mountainair, New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Everything was topnotch, from greeting to food preparation, wine list, and service. Would not hesitate to return. This is a find dining experience, and prices reflect the quality. Modern ambiance, noisy, very popular and reservations required.

1 Thank Bob G
Farmington, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

What a wonderful dining experience we had this evening. Food and service was fantastic. We had oysters that were delicious and the crab cake was perfection. Red snapper melted in your mouth and the scalibut is worth coming for alone. Truly memorable. Don't be turned off by the "dress code". Everyone was dressed neatly and presentable.

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Denton, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ive eaten here on 3 separate occasions, and all three visits I ate the special of the day. The best piece of Red Snapper ever. Its a place that is on the upper side of cost, but well worth the money. Dinner and drinks with desert is about 100 dollars. If you are on a budget, skip the wine and... More 

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Santa Fe
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There were 9 of us for a birthday dinner. Although the restaurant was packed, they seem to be well staffed as service was prompt and attentive, without being intrusive, all through the meal. The menu is definitely tilted to New Orleans seafood. Everyone loved every course - the food was simply fantastic.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$50 - $58
American, Soups, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 808 Bienville St, Between Bourbon and Dauphine Streets, New Orleans, LA 70112-3122
    (Bourbon, Dauphine)
  • Public Transportation: Bienville & Rampart
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighborhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: 504 581-3467
Experience the cuisine that has created raving fans of local diners and national and local food critics alike. Chef Tenney Flynn (two time winner of "Chef of the Year" in New Orleans Magazine) ensures the highest quality seafood by flying in products from around the globe and featuring only the best from local waters - both at their seasonal peak. This commitment to freshness and variety are two of the many reasons GW Fins prints its menu daily and has received numerous glowing reviews in The Times-Picayune (4 beans), Food & Wine, Southern Living and Esquire magazines. We look forward to serving you soon so we may learn what you think.

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Staying in French Quarter

Neighborhood Profile
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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