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Central Business District
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701 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130-3713 (Girod Street)
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A lovely restaurant with a wonderful menu of local dishes. The atmosphere was modern and bright but classic. The menu has a wide variety of choices - local fish, "New Orleans" fare and other unique choices. The fish was amazing! Service was friendly and professional. It was lunch time and the place was nearly full with business people so it... More 

Thank SavvyTaveler
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best meal we had in our week long gastronomic tour of New Orleans. The dishes sound like they are simply moderate twists on old favorites, but the changes they make are transformative and the food was cooked and season perfectly, which is rare. We loved everything we tried and would have eaten here more than once if we had... More 

Thank Karen K
Alabama, United States
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We received a gift card from our son. So we came to Nola and had a fabulous dinner. Champagne and appetizer, then hub had the duck (signature dish) and I had the drum fish. Then desserts. Service was top notch and it was an excellent dinner.

Thank Martha B
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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225 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was here this Friday night with some friends. I hadn't been in 8 years and always had fond memories of it so I was looking forward to returning. It was good but not great, and our waiter was a little strange. We all started with the gumbo, which the waiter assured us was the best in town. Flavor was... More 

Thank jasoncrh
Houston, Texas
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Came for drinks only... should have stayed for dinner. All the food from the other guests looked amazing. The bartenders were friendly very knowledgeable about not only they craft but all so the city... with their very NOLA charm and hospitality. Will come back some day!

Thank Mireya K
huntsville, al
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

A foodie friend who live on Bourbon street until two years ago gave me six places that I must visit. Herbsaint was at the top of his list. He called it a top three restaurant. I cannot disagree. I started with the gumbo, which today was chicken and sausage. Best gumbo I've ever had! I followed with the Louisiana Shrimp... More 

Thank sammytheman
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

The experience was heavenly, I felt like I had stepped back in Paris, France from my younger days. The service was great, food and ambiance along with the Riesling Flight just superb, will visit again

Thank kepbnl3
Miami Shores, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

We ate here last evening after our original reservation elsewhere fell through. (The other restaurant had an unexpected closure that evening and did a fantastic job getting us a last minute reservation at Herbsaint.). We had the steak and also the shrimp dish (candillo?). Both were excellent. My dessert (brown butter banana tart) was incredible and my husband said his... More 

Thank GlennMiami
Saint Hyacinthe, Canada
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160 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

The lunch menu is original, everything was tasteful. A great service in this casual ambiance. Would come back for sure.

Thank ORANGE35
Golden, Colorado
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

We had dinner at Herbsaint that consisted of several small plates. They were all delicious and perfectly prepared. The cocktails were also terrific. Service was attentive but not over bearing - all in all a great place to have wonderful food!

Thank 5280MtnTraveler

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Gluten Free Options, French, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130-3713
    (Girod Street)
  • Public Transportation: streetcar stop at St. Charles & Girod
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: 504-524-4114

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Central Business District

Neighborhood Profile
Central Business District
Compared to the more evocative monikers of some other parts of New Orleans, the downtown’s humdrum title might suggest that this area is all about business and little else. But don’t let the bland name keep you away from the Central Business District. The CBD offers a wide range of fun things to do that would be touted as exceptional in less jubilant corners of the world. Bordered by the French Quarter, the Arts District and Tremé, with the river at its eastern extreme, this hub for sports, gaming, shopping, theatre, family-friendly activities, and amazing regional cuisine makes a smart base wherever your interests lie.