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The Praline Connection

542 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2024
+1 504-943-3934
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“cornbread” (175 reviews)
“fried chicken” (218 reviews)
“collard greens” (73 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
542 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2024
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Slow service . Food was not very good. Would not recommend kind of expensive also .food was not hot. Disappointed with this placeMore

Thank stevesC1761YQ
Gloria M, Owner at The Praline Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We're sorry to hear this. Sometimes our service is a little slower depending on how many people we have eating in. As for your food, it should always be hot, and we hope you'll come back and give us another chance to show you that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and visited Praline Connection and the behest of our B&B clerk. It was across the street from where we had to park our car during our stay. My wife ordered the Stewed Chicken-and I ordered the “Local Favorite “ Jambalaya with a side...More

Thank ndavis9027
Gloria M, Owner at The Praline Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We're sorry to hear that the food wasn't to your liking. You should always find that your food is just as good as the people your eating with. We hope you'll come back and give us another chance to prove that this is the case....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I ate here today was seated right away but there weren’t many customers it was early 5pm waitress was pleasant made me aware of specials and answered questions about the food preparation before I could ask! I truly enjoyed my meal cleaning my plates, and...More

Thank keitharrington2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As far as the food; we were not impressed at all and it was BLAND! That's when you finally do get it. I just can't understand how you can wait almost 30 minutes to get 3 meals out, and when you bring it to the...More

1  Thank DRUMLINMOM
Gloria M, Owner at The Praline Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Oh my, this doesn't sound like us at all. You should always be greeted upon arriving at our restaurant, and your food should always be warm when it arrives. As for space, you're right we don't have a lot, but we do the best with...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Small restaurant and slow service but staff was friendly and food was good. Price was also reasonable for portion size. Located in the heart of Frenchmens street.

Thank SAKY10
Gloria M, Owner at The Praline Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're glad to see that you enjoyed your visit. Our apologies that the staff wasn't as fast as you would've liked it to be. Sometimes it takes a little while depending on how busy we are. Thanks for stopping in! -Curtis, Owner

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A co-worker of mine told me she was traveling to NOLA and asked for dining recommendations. She remembered me saying this place needed a lot of work with customer service, food prep and presentation. She went anyway because a friend of hers did not want...More

2  Thank ausar718
Gloria M, Owner at The Praline Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I'm sorry to hear that you feel this way, but I hired each of my staff members for a reason, and they are each valuable members of our team. As for the wait, we give varying times depending on how busy the restaurant is and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I were very much looking forward to eating here, but was sadly disappointed. We didn’t mind the wait or the forgetfulness of our waiter (she served us food with no utensils and messed up our appetizer order). But the food couldn’t be...More

2  Thank charisms2017
Germaine M, Manager at The Praline Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your patronage. It is unfortunate that you did not have a good experience. We strive to keep the standards that has kept us in business for twenty- eight years. However, every restaurant has its off days. We will use your review as...More

Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

The Praline Connection was my first stop in Nola for somewhere to eat. It has a variety of southern dishes and delicious hurricane drinks. The staff there are very pleasant and extremely helpful. Right in the heart of downtown where live entertainment just footsteps always!

Thank MizzNYC
Germaine M, Manager at The Praline Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for coming to this restaurant. Out of all the restaurants in the city ,you decided to come here. I am glad you had a positive experience.

Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

So I’m trying to stick to culturally authentic foods we were told we had to try this place.. I will admit.. my stewed chicken was the BOMB!! Very tender, great seasoning and the sauce was wonderful, but then I tried the sides.. UGH!!! If I...More

Thank wjaye
Gloria M, Owner at The Praline Connection, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2018

We're thrilled to hear that you loved the stewed chicken! However, our sides should always be to the same standard as our entrees. We'd love another chance to show you this. Please stop in again soon -- you won't be disappointed. -Curtis, Owner

Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were hungry, and were told by the hotel to come into this area, but we had no recommendations for eateries. We happen to walk by this gem, and thank goodness we did. What a great place to get some good southern,...More

Thank LillianA815
Gloria M, Owner at The Praline Connection, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2018

We're so glad that you wandered into our restaurant, and you can't go wrong with the bread pudding. It's a pleasure to hear that you had a great time. Please stop by again if you're ever in the area. -Curtis, Owner

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You will regret going their!
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Response from Tuppstuff | Reviewed this property |
Oops -- so sorry. No wine either -- just great Soul Food & service.
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sorry, we didn't have any wine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$15 - $30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
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
Description
The Praline Connection is a restaurant that is on world famous Frenchmen Street. The business has been at its location for over twenty years. In a city well known for its many restaurants, being in operation for that many years is not easily done. Come and taste how we are able to do it. When visiting New Orleans, come and dine at The Praline Connection.The restaurant serves Creole, New Orleans comfort food. The restaurant also has a candy store. The store sells Pralines. Pralines are a unique candy that has been in New Orleans for centuries. It is made with sugar, milk, butter and pecans. Lunch or Dinner at The Praline Connection is a must for anyone; who wants to taste New Orleans cuisine. I will see you there!
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