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Dooky Chase

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
As featured in Best Food in New Orleans
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2301 Orleans Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119-5025
+1 504-821-0600
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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79 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is full of history, if you want to know more about the history of New Orleans you must eat here, the owner Leah Chase is 93 and still cook the food you will eat, it is the best fried chicken in New Orleans, not to say that the restaurant has a great historical significance to the city, it... More 

Thank Carlos M
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

had the gumbo along with a shrimp po boy and loved it especially the gumbo it was delicious i need to come back

Thank Ryan B
Philadelphia Suburbs
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114 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After 3 past trips to NOLA this time we finally made it to Dooky Chase's. We went for the lunch buffet and weren't disappointed. We had no reservations (not sure if they take them for lunch) and waited about 45 minutes on a weekday. On the day we were they the buffet had salad items (skipped them), greens (good), a... More 

Thank MalvernGuy
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for dinner on Friday night, food was lovely such a cute restaurant. Everyone was so accommodating considering we did not have a reservation

Thank Ashleigh F
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48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the main restaurant I wanted to try whilst in NOLA due to how iconic Miss Leah Chase is to the area. We was met by her daughter and promptly taken to our table. The service was first class and so was the food, I had the shrimp stuffed with crab and it was gorgeous. The dining area is... More 

1 Thank Joe C
Memphis, Tennessee
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Leah Chase and team serve an excellent take on all the Southern classics. This dining room and the meal is so spot on I pratically swooned Darlin'.

Thank Karen K
Atlanta, Georgia
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50 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

Do not go here! I repeat do not go here! We had a party of seven people and only half of us received our food. We probably would've still been waiting on their meals. When it was questioned where the food was, nothing was done to solve the problem. Then two of us ordered shrimp poboys with no additions. We... More 

1 Thank kitajenn8709
Willoughby, Ohio
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Heard good things about this place so we stopped in. The interior is very elegant and clean. We were there for the lunch buffet which was a bit pricey but the food was good. Lunch buffet was garden salad, red beans rice, greens, hot sausage, corn bread, potatoes, spaghetti and meatballs, and fried chicken. The service was slow but they... More 

Thank YMac21
Cleveland, Ohio
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Best fried chicken ever. We didn't have reservations and they accommodated us with the southern grace you would expect. Our server was very good and as nice as she could be Buffett was exceptional

Thank clevefuy
San Jose, California
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178 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

This is a New Orleans institution. The food is good, the service is friendly, and the experience is all New Orleans. Southern casual at its finest.

Thank flatfootfoodie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cajun & Creole
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2301 Orleans Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119-5025
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Treme
  • Neighborhood: Treme
  • Phone Number: +1 504-821-0600

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Treme

Neighborhood Profile
That sound? That flavor? That certain je ne sais quoi that lets you known you’re in “Nawlins” and nowhere else? It’s all good and in broad abundance on the streets of Tremé, where so much of what’s considered to be the very best of New Orleans culture and tradition is, put simply, just how people go about their daily lives in this historic part of town. As one of America’s oldest African-American neighborhoods and among the nation’s first established residential areas for free people of color, Tremé’s significant heritage and contribution cannot be understated. This is especially the case when considering some of Tremé’s most famous residents, most notably jazz great Louis Armstrong. For full flavored food, funky and jazzed up music, and vibrant street life presented with homegrown pride, you can’t beat a visit to Tremé.
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