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Irene's Cuisine

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539 Saint Philip St, The French Quarter, New Orleans, LA 70116-3322
+1 504-529-8811
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“lasagna” (121 reviews)
“duck” (146 reviews)
“soft shell crab” (123 reviews)
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
539 Saint Philip St, The French Quarter, New Orleans, LA 70116-3322
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My family and I thoroughly enjoyed our dinner at Irene's. I had the most delicious lasagna dish. Of the six dinners I ate in New Orleans, Irene ranks in the top two!

Thank ajps1020
Reviewed 3 days ago

A first visit to New Orleans and on a honey moon, we asked a local bar where a great place to eat would be. There was no hesitation, "Irene's" was the answer. We found this restaurant and went through a small door only to think...More

Thank crownroyalbandit
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had amazing food and the service was outstanding!! Limited menu because they serve dishes that are phenomenal. I recommend the lamb!

Thank A2kessel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Of the Italian restaurants in New Orleans proper Irene's is quite good. The atmosphere is very nice. The entrees and deserts are delicious. I recommend it overall.

Thank khorshid1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this bistro. Fabulous service and the food...oh, so delicious/Were this open on Sunday night, we would have returned for a second night!!

Thank AaronFWA
Reviewed 1 week ago

Second time back and Irene's was still wonderful...great food, old school ambience and awesome bread pudding!

Thank Patricia G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had gone there a couple of years ago to celebrate a milestone anniversary and had the most amazing experience. My hubby wanted to go there again for his birthday while we were in New Orleans. It was once again an amazing experience!! We hadn't...More

Thank mnew4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Irene's was our favourite meal in New Orleans. Pretty much everywhere in the city is going to serve up great food, so the only thing that can really separate a place from the rest is the service and atmosphere. Irene's has all the feels of...More

Thank Bud C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A local recommended that we check out Irene's. From the outside, it looks like nothing. Instead, it is quiet and quaint. The food was amazing. Our best meal in NOLA. We ordered the soft shell crab.. amazing. Our main courses were the lamb chops and...More

Thank Jessica K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very busy restaurant and you can tell why when you taste the food. The hostess knew all about the recipes and ingredients. It was one off the best meals we had in New Orleans. Recommended by our hotel concierge Roy at the...More

Thank Shirley-Ann M
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
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Questions & Answers
March 15, 2017|
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Response from Sharon R | Reviewed this property |
There is some on street parking but watch that you park legally or they'll tow you . There are paid parking lots and then you can walk a couple of blocks to the restaurant.
February 28, 2017|
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Response from cabinwoman | Reviewed this property |
Call at least a week in advance, the fact that you are flexible with dates will help.
February 28, 2017|
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Response from Baltimore-Bob13 | Reviewed this property |
You should be able to make reservations over the phone. Mardi Gras may have affected the hours they are open.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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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