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Brigtsen's Restaurant

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723 Dante St, New Orleans, LA 70118-1013
+1 504-861-7610
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
723 Dante St, New Orleans, LA 70118-1013
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Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

A local friend told us we had to go here and we were so glad we did! It's a neighborhood restaurant off the beaten path of downtown. You feel like you're eating in someone's home. The folks there could not have been any nicer to...More

1  Thank hilo2016
Reviewed September 22, 2017

We visited during restaurant week. The selections listed online were great, but I was swayed by the scallops on the appetizer menu, therefore I went astray from the restaurant week options. The pork chop with blueberry glaze was one of the best I've had, and...More

Thank awdjeep
Reviewed September 22, 2017

We thought the food at Brigsten's was very good, but it was a little too heavy for our taste. Luckily the waiter steered us toward lighter appetizers. Definitely worth a try, but I suggest skipping lunch if you are planning on eating here for dinner!

Thank Madi_D9
Reviewed September 15, 2017

Delicious food in a setting of suthern hospitality and comfort. Innovative and interesting food with a Creole / Cajun bent. Just go! Delicious!

Thank fiamma11
Reviewed September 11, 2017

Was lucky enough to get a reservation here during our visit to New Orleans this weekend. If you are staying downtown or in the French Quarter, make the effort to go uptown and dine at this wonderful restaurant. You will not be disappointed! The small...More

Thank RBT419
Reviewed September 6, 2017

For a real quality New Orleans dining experience you haven't had the real deal until you try Brigtsen's. From the reservation to the dessert the place exudes quality, class and serves one of the best meals that can be found in the city. The Gumbo...More

Thank dudley010
Reviewed August 24, 2017

Ate in this charming restaurant recently. It is a ride out of the French quarter, so call a cab or uber and go. They have a set menu from which one can chose an appetizer, entree, dessert and wine. Or one can order off the...More

Thank hyuall
Reviewed July 24, 2017

I have eaten here on 2 different occasions and every visit was a treat. One of the visits was an anniversary meal my wife and I shared. The wait staff and hostess were especially kind on that night. The food is fantastic and although it...More

2  Thank Cozilla
Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

A friend recommended this as a unique and memorable dining experience and she was right. My wife and I enjoyed different dishes and shared a dessert. Both of our soups were spectacular. The seafood okra gumbo was loaded with whole oysters and large shrimp. The...More

Thank HPCBarnabas
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

This rivals the most famous NOLA restaurants that I have visited over the years the food is amazing from the appetizers to the desserts - each with a special flavorful flair

Thank Deb8963
Uptown / Carrollton
Very much their own self sufficient unit within the
greater metro area, Uptown and Carrollton tone down
the urban edge with a friendly attitude and collegiate
feel. Home to Tulane and Loyola Universities, all the
students living in the area ensure that Uptown and
Carrollton stay youthful, cosmopolitan and vibrantly
fun. Two of the liveliest thoroughfares for nightlife
and socializing (and yes of course more of the city’s
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March 29, 2018|
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Response from LinW | Reviewed this property |
Do not think so. They have reasonable appetizers and soups though.
November 8, 2017|
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Response from Steve P | Reviewed this property |
Casual pants nice jeans and a shirt I would not go in shorts and t-shirt.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, 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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 723 Dante St, New Orleans, LA 70118-1013
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Uptown / Carrollton
  • Neighborhood: Uptown / Carrollton
  • Phone Number: +1 504-861-7610
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