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Praline Connection

542 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2024
+1 504-943-3934
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“cornbread” (151 reviews)
“fried chicken” (196 reviews)
“pralines” (106 reviews)
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American, Cajun & Creole
$$ - $$$
542 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2024
Neighborhood: Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We absolutely loved this restaurant. The food (Gumbo and Jambalaya) was awesome and the service impeccable. Would go back in a heartbeat. Nice atmosphere and great location, right in the heart of Frenchmen Street.

Thank TriBrowns
Reviewed 2 days ago

I gave this restaurant a 4 star only because the service was sooo damn good! Thank you Cynthia :) But the food was not that great....they said that the greens were home made but not.. The other food was just ok...chicken livers, red beans n...More

Thank pimptown
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great place to stop right off Frenchmen's Street. Prices are reasonable, portions are large, and the food is great. Lots of choices for every eater on the menu, good local home cooked taste. Casual and laid back atmosphere, after dinner the local area gives you...More

Thank ktharg
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We came here on a recommendation from our uber driver on our first night in the city, and it didn't disappoint. We had the "A taste of soul" platter, with a side of mac and cheese, and that was enough for two adults with hearty...More

Thank CandPMcD
Reviewed 5 days ago

I ordered the ribs and my husband ordered the seafood platter. Both were large portions and very good. The food was prepared with love and pride! A good combination. The restaurant was clean. Service was excellent-- Thank you, Jerome! The background music was not too...More

Thank Kepnitreel
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked to Frenchmen's Street to view the clubs and nightlife there. It was Jazzfest so Frenchmen's was overly crowded with the masses. I had the meatloaf which was with a brown gravy. Texture and flavor were good. My husband had the vegetable plate with...More

Thank QueenTiff
Gloria M, Owner at Praline Connection, responded to this review

I know things were pretty busy with Jazzfest about, so I'm glad you and your husband had a chance to stop by. It's wonderful both the meatloaf and vegetable plate turned out perfectly. I hope the rest of your evening enjoying the nightlife went just...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If I could give 0 stars I would. Your customer service is abhorrent and I will spend as much of my time as it takes to poorly review you every platform imaginable. I will then re review you on all of them as soon as...More

Thank Allison S
Gloria M, Owner at Praline Connection, responded to this review

Like I mentioned on your Yelp review, Alley, this is far from the customer service you should expect from us. This doesn't sit well with me, so I hope you'll reach out to me so I can address this with my team. Sincerely, Curtis Owner

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was average compared to other great eats in the area. However, service was good and food was fast. Won't go back as there are better places to try in the areaMore

Thank Sarah M
Gloria M, Owner at Praline Connection, responded to this review

I'm sorry you found things just average, Sarah. We're known for providing delicious and flavorful Cajun meals -- it's that taste that's allowed us to stay open since 1990. While we didn't leave the best impression, I do hope we'll have a chance to welcome...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

come for the music, it's everywhere on Frenchman St, even a slow Monday post Jazzfest which wound up Sunday.... Praline Connection offers sugary treats and savory delights too...lotsa happy late evening diners cravings! we had a tasty coffee, choco praline and a Mississippi mud confection...More

Thank r s
Gloria M, Owner at Praline Connection, responded to this review

Your compliments on our pralines and sweets are music to my ears! I'm so glad you got to try out our sweets and all that jazz -- hope the rest of your NOLA trip went just as well. All the best, Curtis Owner

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here at this restaurant while visiting New Orleans with our tour group. Restaurant is small but uniquely decorated. I ate wonderful catfish , potatoes and they had suburb peach pie! The cornbread was dry but I guess they fix it differently in the south....More

Thank Tia B
Gloria M, Owner at Praline Connection, responded to this review

Glad you and your tour group had a chance to stop by and check us out, Tia! It sounds like you got to try a wide amount of soul food here, so I'm thrilled to hear it. Hopefully you'll have a chance to pick up...More

Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
Nestled between the French Quarter and the Ninth Ward,
the Faubourg Marigny & Bywater environs are largely
residential. Of course, folks around here love to go
out and have a good time as much as they do anywhere
in NOLA. And if out-of-towners want to join in the
festivities, well then so much the better! Home to
some of the most revered live music venues in New
Orleans, an eclectic gaggle of gourmand dining
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do you have a gospel Sunday brunch? we're coming to NO 9/9-9/11. thanks, Kristin
July 28, 2016|
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Response from BUFFYG2311 | Reviewed this property |
You will regret going their!
I was in there not too long ago and had a glass of Pinot Grigio. It was really good. Can't remember the name?? Please help me??
March 7, 2015|
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Response from Tuppstuff | Reviewed this property |
Oops -- so sorry. No wine either -- just great Soul Food & service.
I was in there not too long ago and had a glass of Pinot Grigio. It was really good. Can't remember the name?? Please help me??
March 7, 2015|
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Response from SamJan1972 | Reviewed this property |
sorry, we didn't have any wine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 542 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2024
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
  • Neighborhood: Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
  • Phone Number: +1 504-943-3934
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