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The Embers

$$ - $$$
French Quarter
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700 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70116
+1 504-523-1485
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:30 am
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 10:30 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

Our company rents out the Embers (now named The Cornet) every year for a corporate hospitality event. The staff is great, the food is wonderful, and the location can't be beat.

Thank Ruth T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

The food here is tasty and delish. If you like sea food this is the place to eat, warm and comfortable surrounding and easy to get to. Just walking distance located in the French Quarters.

Thank irving w
Wausau, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2016

We went to The Ember's because we wanted to sit out on the gallery to dine. To start, the gentleman at the door was not very kind when we asked about getting a table outside. The food was nothing to write home about. The gumbo and ettoufe were bland. It tasted like it came out of a box. The crawfish... More 

1 Thank Philip S
Montreal, Canada
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2016

Fantastic little place that has alligator sausage the really hits the spot, along with decently priced drinks at the bar. Right on Bourbon Street, but not too crowded or noisy. Welcome respite.

Thank JamesSPC
Saint Charles, Illinois
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3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2016

The location on Bourbon Street is awesome. Sit on the balcony and see all the happenings down below. The fried oysters were absolutely outstanding. I ordered the seafood platter. I liked the shrimp and catfish, but the oysters were my favorite.

Thank Tamara C
Austin, Texas
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190 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2016

I absolutely love the steaks at the Embers House. I had my 13th birthday there many many moons ago and the quality of food and staff has never changed. One of my favorite places to go.

Thank jules19600
British Columbia, Canada
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

The service here was awful! I felt like an inconvenience more than anything. It took over 20 minutes to get an over priced beer, and once the food arrived, we were completely left alone with empty drinks until we were done. The po boys we had were tasty but there were hardly any shrimp in them. I'm used to being... More 

1 Thank Wendy D
Hilversum, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2015

Nice view over Bourbon street. Sit outside at the terrace and enjoy the street sounds ;-) Food is simple but tasteful.

Thank Yeroenn
Hannibal, Missouri
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87 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2015

If you find your self on Bourbon St. The Embers was a wonderful place to eat. Many items to chose form and, a must to try local favorites. The food can be a little spicy but very good.

Thank Jackie S
New Orleans, Louisiana
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61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2015

Prime rib. That's all I have to say! I fly into town and literally, this is my first stop! Great gumbo, garlic mashed potatoes, bread pudding...oh, and you can sit on the balcony, too!

Thank Xphile1067

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $30
American, Steakhouse, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
6:30 am - 10:30 am
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:30 am
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:30 am
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:30 am
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:30 am
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:30 am
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:30 am
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70116
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighborhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-523-1485

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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.
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