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GW Fins

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French Quarter
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808 Bienville St, The French Quarter, New Orleans, LA 70112-3122 (Bourbon, Dauphine)
+1 504-581-3467
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Melbourne, Australia
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138 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

Fins was on our list to do list!!..., so off we went... we had The Tuna for starters then the seafood Pasta!. Both beautifully presented and fresh! The Restaurant, was clean and staff were great and very helpful it's a good idea to book a day in advance. The Menu is extensive!... and the Deserts are Fantastic... Highly Recommended Cheers... More 

Thank WinnieG123
Phoenix, Arizona
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

We ate here with friends who recommended the restaurant. The decor was beautiful, the service was impeccable and the food was fantastic. Of course, with beautiful decor , impeccable service and fantastic food, it is not inexpensive. It is, however, well worth the visit and the price.

1 Thank 68Aalum
Saint Clair Shores, Michigan
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

Appetizers, dinner and wine were ostentatious! The service was outstanding. Every bit of our experience was well worth the visit.

1 Thank Danielle B
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

We have been here many of times the food and service is always very good! we will return next year again! Have the scallop encrusted halibut if is is avaliable!

1 Thank bluesbayou
Hartland, WI
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015 via mobile

There's a reason this restaurant is rated number 1. The food was outstanding. The owner or manager is watching everything and personally presents your dinner to you. Interesting to know the menu changes every day.

1 Thank LueyWho
Detroit, Michigan
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

This was our second visit for my birthday, (they did not know) and we were not disappointed. They were a little late in seating us, but took full responsibility for their mistake. They put our attitude back on track with a complimentary drink and appetizer. The service was exceptional as was the food! One of our favorite restaurants here in... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Wonderful meal with very attentive staff. Not a second went by that we were not tended too. Great cocktails, nice wine, appettisers were special. Main course was outstanding. Wish I had save room for a desert.

Thank sloan B
Nashua, New Hampshire
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

Had a great meal! Service was great and waiter recommendations were appreciated. Pear salad could have had a few more pears though. Seafood was outstanding! Overall,I would,recommend this restaurant but make sure that you have a reservation!

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austin, tx
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal and wine. Halibut based chef plate was amazing. Desserts like the bread pudding, ice cream, banana dish were scrumptious. Enjoyed it!

Thank captainlate
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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62 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

6 of us ate last night at GWFins for our last evening in New Orleans. We had a reservation for 9 pm. We were seated at a table next to someone that was obviously a local celeb. He was loud, obnoxious, and the wait staff was not accommodating when I complained of the crowd right behind my chair who had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$50 - $58
American, Seafood, Soups
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar, Validated Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
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, The French Quarter, 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: +1 504-581-3467
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.