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Original Pierre Maspero's

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French Quarter
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440 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2102
+1 504-524-8990
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Mon 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The original Maspero's is such a great place to go. First the location - love the building. This is one the oldest buildings you'll find int he French Quarter which you can tell when you step into the restaurant. The brick work and beams in the building just feel historic and old. The food is great too - the crab... More 

Thank caribbeantravelcielo
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We popped in here the first night that we got into NOLA. Food was very good, however the service was terribly slow. Our appetizers ended up coming out a minute before our meal. So the timing was not good. The fried green tomatoes and shrimp were amazing! The shrimp jumbalaya was soooo good! My husband had that and I wish... More 

Thank JennM1980
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First the building is incredible, what a history! We were seated immediately without a wait, our server was very outgoing and had great recommendations. The shrimp and grits were off the charts! We also had the Jambalaya with blackened shrimp-this was a great taste! We did not have the bread pudding because we were so full(great portions)- but we did... More 

Thank Tmtee1
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I took my daughter and son-in-law there for her birthday. Though the place was busy, our lovely waitress, Sammie, was knowledgeable and unhurried. The ambience was lively, yet cozy. We ordered shrimp etoufee, seafood pot pie and shrimp and grits. We each had a taste of each dish--all were piping hot, chock full of flavor with succulent shrimp, crabmeat and... More 

Thank RG2B
San Antonio
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went here for dinner on a last minute decision at 7:30 p.m. The place was slammed busy and a line had begun to form. We were sat immediately since we were only a party of two. The hostess was very gracious and our server was incredible. She brought our drinks out promptly and despite being totally slammed. she kept checking... More 

Thank Marcinik
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56 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband read the reviews on this place so we decided to try it. While we waited outside for about 10 min we had looked at the menu so we can order right away with our drinks. I had the crab cakes with the says on the side. They were 2 good sizes and I asked for the sauce on... More 

Thank Carmela B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Got seated right away and the food was just average. Bloody Mary was outstanding. I got a po boy and it was just ok. Spin dip not very good.

Thank Jason S
Kahoka, Missouri
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I cannot say enough about this place! The staff was SUPER nice and friendly! The food was amazing. Gator bites, crab cakes, New Orleans Sampler, steak, and a kids meal. ALL were superb! And my husband is picky about his steak. The space was a little bit small, but well decorated. This building was originally a slave trading spot for... More 

Thank JulieVR R
Westchester County, NY
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome food! Great service! Place is popular and gets full quickly but its worth the wait. The crabcakes were delicious! The jambalaya was perfect. Service was quick and efficient! Make this place a must do!

Thank nukmeister1
Apache Junction, Arizona
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205 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Menu has a good selection from steak, seafood, salads, and waffle & chicken, and so much more. The staff was welcoming and friendly. We will return.

Thank BuddysArmy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Cajun & Creole, Seafood
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 440 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2102
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighborhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-524-8990
Pierre Maspero’s is a local destination for relaxed dining in a historic setting—offering authentic New Orleans cuisine in a comfortable New Orleans landmark property. Watch the crowds go by as you enjoy traditional New Orleans entrées in one of the city’s most historic buildings. Come in for breakfast, linger for lunch or just swing by for a refreshing cocktail. Hearty meals in a historic setting!

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Staying in French Quarter

Neighborhood Profile
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 Quarter, brightly colored Victorian homes and businesses, famously done up with wrought-iron features, provide a distinct and immediately recognizable backdrop for all varieties of fun. At any given moment in this historic riverside setting, some of America’s finest meals are being cooked, most potent cocktails are being mixed, and most engaging music is being performed.