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Irene's Cuisine

Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighborhood:
French Quarter
As featured in Seeing New Orleans and 1 other guide
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539 Saint Philip St, The French Quarter, New Orleans, LA 70116-3322
+1 504-529-8811
Today
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Columbus, Georgia
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I ate there last night. I had the mussels marina for an appetizer and they were hands down the best I have ever had. Ciopino was my main course and it too was fantastic. My wife had the ravioli and loved it! Great service! If I could rate them a 6 I would.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I went here on a Thursday night based on a recommendation from a high school friend who is local in NOLA. I called and made reservations for 5:45, which was pretty easy. It was an easy walk down Bourbon Street from our hotel on Toulouse.The ambiance is very quaint and romantic. The service was outstanding. Every waiter... More 

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Jackson, Mississippi
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36 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Our first night in NOLA we had dinner at Irene's, located a half block from where we were staying. Classic Italian cuisine, perfect romantic atmosphere, great food and wine. Does it get any better? We look bed our experience at Irene's .

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Seminyak, Indonesia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What an incredible evening at Irene's. The food, service and atmosphere was superb and we were thoroughly spoilt.

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Tampa, Florida
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121 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 405 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

the food is just great and delicious, I don't just want to name one dish, because everything was great, and that's what we heard from the other tables around us. No matter what day of the week, you better reserve a table, otherwise you will have a long wait. The night we came, a Thursday night, some people waited for... More 

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Ponchatoula, Louisiana
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62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Irene's after it being the most recommended on a Facebook poll we created. We made reservations and they seated us promptly. Two in our party had their heart set on getting the soft shell crab but unfortunately, they are not in season at this time. We tried a variety of appetizers including the escargot, crab au gratin and... More 

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My new favorite restaurant! The service, food, atmosphere, and entertainment was all an A+. Highly recommend this restaurant. Reservations are recommended.

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Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for a New Year's Eve dinner and the food was delicious. I still dream of the oysters and the duck. Would love to go back and would highly recommend to anyone. Definitely make reservations as it fills up.

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nola
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157 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

no negatives well, OK, some of the patrons are too casually dressed - but no negatives as far as the restaurant is concerned. the place looks great, the staff is efficient, friendly ( but not TOO friendly ), and knowledgeable. the food is very good. last time we were there we had the duck and the filet. they were perfect.... More 

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Jackson, Wyoming
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and experience was amazing! This is the best restaurant we went to in New Orleans. The server had great recommendations and everything we tried was great.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 539 Saint Philip St, The French Quarter, New Orleans, LA 70116-3322
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighborhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-529-8811

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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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