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Tujague's Restaurant is the second oldest, continually running restaurant in New Orleans. Established in 1856, this French Quarter institution has been serving traditional New Orleans cuisine to locals and visitors alike for more than 160 years. The restaurant began its long history by serving the hungry port workers from the Mississippi riverfront. Lore states that brunch originated here, as did the Grasshopper cocktail. Homages to the restaurant's long and colorful history abound within the interior of the building from the classic architecture to memorabilia on the walls. The menu features locally sourced ingredients in traditional preparations, melding French traditions with New Orleans
PRICE RANGE
$30 - $60
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
FEATURES
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’m not sure what this place used to be but whatever it is now is not that. The food and service were so bad that I don’t even know how to write a review because literally everything was shockingly awful. I have no idea why...our concierge recommended this place.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Nancy W, Marketing at Tujague's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Jill, I am so terribly sorry that you had a bad experience at Tujague's. You definitely seemed to catch us on an awful night and there is no excuse for that. We were dealing with some staffing issues in March that definitely effected every element...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The new Tujaque's is a vast improvement over its older version. The new building has 3 stories and a wonderful courtyard of dining facilities in a ramarkably restored French Quarter townhouse. The menu is dramatically expanded but retains the brisket item and 5 course offering...from yesteryear. Management is seamless and wait staff highly qualified (a big deal in the Covid era). The food was excellent. The salads were hearty and of high quality. The lamb was cooked to perfection. Deserts and wine options were numerous and very good. As a 69 year old Yat who eats out very frequently, the new Tujaque's was a delightful experience and is now highly recommended.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Nancy W, Marketing at Tujague's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for dining at our new location! We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to try out the brunch on a Friday afternoon. Did not disappoint! The burger was prepared perfectly and the chicken and sausage gumbo was the best i have ever had. Fried chicken salad was also very good. But best of all was the service...and ambiance! Brian and Billy our waiters were so pleasant and attentive. Would highly recommend, bottomless mimosas and .25 martinis. Great experience all around!More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Nancy W, Marketing at Tujague's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Jen, thank you for dining at Tujague's! We are so glad you enjoyed brunch!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and went here and it was just issue after issue. I started off by ordering a club soda and my wife got a cocktail. The club soda was flat and my wife’s cocktail was way too strong. When the waiter brought the drinks...he let us know the kitchen was a little backed up, so we decided to put in our entire order. It took over an hour for us to get our appetizers without so much as checking on us the entire time. The appetizers were all together underwhelming. The crab cakes were bland, the brisket was cold, and the crab corn chowder tasted just like corn, and the gumbo just tasted weird. When he brought the appetizers he asked me if I wanted another club soda, which is when I told him it was flat and he offered it in a can which I said sure. After 20 minutes he came back empty handed, at which point we canceled our entrees and asked for the check. When the check came it still had the club soda on the bill which I asked him to remove. He brought back the bill, and instead of taking my card he didn’t say anything and just walked away. At that point my wife and I got up to find the manager to pay and get out of there. Downstairs there was no manager in sight and no host at the door. My wife decided to wait outside, and a waitress saw me looking around and approached me. She was trying to understand what was wrong and I was just trying to pay and get out of there. I felt like I was being held hostage and interrogated. I was finally able to pay and leave, but i definitely left hungry and upset. Oh yeah, and to top it off the table was wobbly. I wont be back.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Nancy W, Marketing at Tujague's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are so sorry that your dining experience was such a disappointment at Tujague's. There is no excuse and we clearly had an off night. I would like to invite y'all in for dinner as our guest next time you are in town to make...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had never eaten at the old location. We'd walk by and it was so dark and seemed depressing. The new space is only two blocks from our place and it was the former home of a big corporate restaurant, so we expected the space...would be updated and clean. Tujague's did not disappoint. We visited for dinner at the new location. We were early in the dinner seating, so there weren't many people as we arrived. (it was like a really late lunch for us!). Service was professional, yet fun. The menu was a perfect size - not overwhelmed with choice but something for everyone. We started with the pork belly and gumbo. My wife had the shrimp and grits and I had the steak. It was fantastic. There wasn't anything we didn't love, plus the location is now only two blocks from us, so it will be in our regular routine for awhile. As we left, the place was getting busy (by Covid standards). The chef came from Commander's Palace a couple of years ago and the new location is perfect. I sense this will be a renaissance for a restaurant that used to hold on to it's ancient past as one of the oldest in the united states - but now it has a chance to emerge as one of the best in the city if it stays on this path.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed February 25, 2021

From the Wednesday before Mardi Gras through Mardi Gras night, either solo, with my wife, or with a friend, I visited the new Tujague's location four times, once for brunch, and three times for dinner. Since its soft opening early this year, the staff and...management have settled in and made the exceptional new showplace setting of Tujague's something that should not be missed. The menu and prep have continued their evolution and excellence, and now the setting fits the food. They and the service are spectacular. Turtle Soup, Charbroiled Oysters, Shrimp Rémoulade, Hanger Steak, Pan Seared Redfish, Duroc Bone In Pork Chop, and the Pan Roasted Veal Tenderloin were all ordered over the course of our visits. They as well as the sides were all excellent. Randy assisted us in enjoying the meals, providing attentive and gracious service. Many of the items that were part of the atmosphere of the old location have made the journey to the new one. They have been incorporated into the stylish, clean lines and setting of the newly renovated restaurant space as points of interest. With this new venue, Tujague's has assumed its rightful place at the top of New Orleans finest dining establishments.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed February 22, 2021 via mobile

Love the new location! Beautifully decorated and still has the “old” feel to it. Great atmosphere! Randy was our waiter and he was fabulous. Bottomless mimosas are a must. We ordered fried green tomatoes, boudin balls, Trio of soups, and Tujaques Benedict. They were all...delicious!More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed January 17, 2021 via mobile

My favorite place in NO. We go here every time. I love their étouffée. I love the ambiance, very old feeling.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Katie O, Director of Sales at Tujague's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 18, 2021

Thank you for coming in!

Reviewed January 17, 2021 via mobile

I was saddened, as I am sure many were, to hear that Tujaque's was moving to a new location. Over the years I have visited this restaurant on many many occasions. It had one of the most outstanding & celebrated bars in New Orleans. The...new location feels more open and inviting than the old location. It has many large rooms, accommodating enough for business meetings and private functions. However, it does retains some of the decorations & history of the restaurant including; mini bottles collection, old celebrity photos rescued from the attic, along with the original Tujaque's sign. The food was excellent. We started with char grilled oysters, boudin balls & .25 cent martini's. Everyone enjoyed their entrees. I had the Tujague's brisket served with grilled vegtables, mashed potatoes & creole horseradish sauce, which was excellent. We then finished with grasshoppers, bread pudding & a warm bourbon cream sauce - phenomenal. My only disappointment was that the old bar did not make the trip up the street to the new location. The food was excellent. We enjoyed the interior & atmosphere of the new location & the service was outstanding. Compliments to Chef Robey & our server Chloe for a wonderful visit.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed March 26, 2020 via mobile

Small, quaint and delicious. Service was good. Nice location. Food was fresh, hot, creative and very tasty. Interesting and extensive collection of airport sized liquor bottles in cases on every wall. We will be back.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Response from Tiffini J | Reviewed this property |
No shorts/tanks tops, but other than that, I'd say it's whatever you're in the mood for. Our group was dressed to the nines for a bachelorette, but we were certainly the exception not the rule.
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Shorts will be fine.
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We do a traditional Pimm's Cup with Pimm's No. 1 and have been working on a variation known as the Petite Pimm's as well. Keep an eye out on our bar menu for the variation over the next few weeks!
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