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The Original Pierre Maspero's

440 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2102
+1 504-524-8990
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“jambalaya” (201 reviews)
“crab cakes” (153 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
440 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2102
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our flight crew recommended Maspero’s and we were very happy! There is a lot of history, the bar is amazing but the food was fantastic! We came back for drinks and appetizers on another day and the customer service was fantastic!!

Thank Tvamtrenary
Victor A, General Manager at The Original Pierre Maspero's, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Wow, We are super excited that we did not disappoint. Thank you all for the awesome feedback and we are glad that your entire dining experience was a success. We hope you all come back soon.

Reviewed 5 days ago

This historic building is a great spot for a filling breakfast. Presentation is everything here and the plates are full!! You never have to wait long for your coffee, either. The staff is friendly & attentive. Breakfast was so good that we went back for...More

Thank Susan D
Victor A, General Manager at The Original Pierre Maspero's, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you Susan, We try very hard not only to give great food and service but also to limit the amount of time you either wait to come in the restaurant, or limit the amount of time it takes to get your food. We hope...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed the appetizer of green tomatoes and shrimp. And the entrees are incredible. Seafood pot pie and shrimp and grits. Highly recommend !!!

Thank Lynne T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an assortment of items : grilled alligator, jambalaya, crab cakes, fish and steak, all good. Less so was the meat pie appetiser. Friendly and helpful service.

Thank FliesM20P
Victor A, General Manager at The Original Pierre Maspero's, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you FliesM20P, We're glad you had a wonderful dining experience with us as I see you tried various dishes. Next time you're in New Orleans please come back by.

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stopped in for a quick dinner during our walk around the city... I've never had a vegetarian muffuletta before, so, of course- I *HAD* to try it... super fun. Hubs kept stealing the olive salad that was overflowing from the bun....More

Thank carrie-jo123
Victor A, General Manager at The Original Pierre Maspero's, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you Carolinejoye, We can't wait to have you all again soon. If you liked the dinner so much, the next time you're in town you should give our breakfast a try.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food. Great service, people were super friendly. Lovely old building. We definitely recommend.

Thank Linette G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in right at 9AM and it was like stepping back in time. Our group of 8 was quickly welcomed to two adjoining tables. Our waitress was Mary ‘not contrary’ and she was a treat. I’m not a Bloody Mary aficionado so went with a...More

Thank Jlehrle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the sampler, red beans and rice and some drinks. The waiter was very slick and good at his job. The food was really tasty and it is moderately priced for the area. It was pointed out to us afterwards on a ghost tour...More

Thank ScottC1982
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First dining experience at Pierre Maspero's! Our food was very good with good seasoning. We had Shrimp and Grits, Gumbo, and for deserts: butter pecan pie and key lime pie. Portions were moderate in size. Our service was excellent! Ask for Dominique for quality service...More

Thank Doug S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food here, with typical New Orleans dishes as well as some non-typical New Orleans fair which I felt like was hard to find. Service was quick, our waiter was kind and helpful. Would recommend.

Thank Christine M
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
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Rebecca B
September 3, 2016|
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Response from Carmela B | Reviewed this property |
We didn't but we had to wait outside for a table for about 15 min which was okay because we had looked at the menu so we already had an idea of what we wanted and it was warm to stay outside. I would recommend reservations... More
Jennifer K
March 3, 2016|
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Response from tasha1998 | Reviewed this property |
We were celebrating our anniversary, and the bill was around $79 for two people. We had a specialty drink with our meal, so we felt the prices were reasonable and it was a lovely experience. I guess you could contact them... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 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
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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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