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Praline Connection

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542 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2024
+1 504-943-3934
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“cornbread” (168 reviews)
“fried chicken” (211 reviews)
“collard greens” (72 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 April 13, 2018

We stopped for dinner and the staff was very attentive. My wife had the house meatloaf and I the Jambalaya. Both were very good, although my wife said the meatloaf was a little spicy. We still enjoyed them.

Thank smittync
Gloria M, Owner at Praline Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I am glad you and your wife enjoyed dining with us! As we specialize in Cajun cuisine, some of our dishes can be a bit spicier than normal. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your New Orleans visit. All the best, Curtis, Owner

Reviewed April 12, 2018

My husband and I had dinner here on a Saturday. We had eaten here years before and were looking forward to it but it didn't live up to the memory. We had the stuffed crab plate, which was very good. As sides we chose mac...More

Thank tanda367
Gloria M, Owner at Praline Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I am a bit disappointed to hear how yours and your husband's visit went, Tanda, especially since you two really enjoyed us in the past. While I am glad the stuffed crab plate could impress, I am sorry if the sides didn't come out as...More

Reviewed April 9, 2018

I don't know why we have never eaten at the Praline Connection because we always talk about it, but this visit we did and it was wonderful. We didn't have reservations and only had to wait about 10 minutes, but it was fairly early for...More

Thank cwaddle
Gloria M, Owner at Praline Connection, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2018

Glad you finally had a chance to stop by on this visit! I'm thrilled our fried chicken, macaroni, and red beans could all impress -- hope the rest of your NOLA trip went just as well. All the best, Curtis, Owner

Reviewed April 9, 2018

We had lunch here, Praline Connection, in April 2018. It was a few blocks past the french market. Although we had heard that their service was slow, we wanted to try out the fried chicken, which came highly recommended. The place was clean and the...More

Thank SMorte
Gloria M, Owner at Praline Connection, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2018

I am glad to hear you enjoyed the fried chicken, collard greens, and cornbread when dining with us. Hope the rest of your NOLA trip went just as well. All the best, Curtis, Owner

Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

The BBQ oysters were delicious. Prices reasonable. I loved the gumbo! The greens hit the spot and bread pudding made you want to smack somebody momma 😂!

Thank Vanice8
Gloria M, Owner at Praline Connection, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2018

It sounds like you made some great choices! Thanks for taking the time to leave your thoughts -- we certainly appreciate it. Can't wait until your next visit. Thanks, Curtis, Owner

Reviewed April 4, 2018

We visited about 6pm on Sunday April 1 We ordered crab cake entree and po boy shrimp. The crab cake for 19.95 were 2 appetizer size in a tin foil (probably for microwaving) since they were barely edible The collard greens were watered down soup...More

Thank Hafeeee
Gloria M, Owner at Praline Connection, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

I'm sorry about the miss when it came to your order. We take time in the preparation of our food, so we would have looked into the two appetizers and crab cake if you brought that up to us. I am glad to hear your...More

Reviewed March 30, 2018

We enjoyed good beer with bottled beer. Nice atmosphere --almost family type. Wife's phone fell out of purse onto floor. 1 -2 hours later, we realized she did not have it. Called it. Answered by staff. Yes, we have it. Obviously we went to get...More

Thank floridatraveler376
Gloria M, Owner at Praline Connection, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2018

I know it can be stressful losing a phone while traveling, so I'm glad my team could hold on to it for your wife! it's wonderful you two did enjoy dining with us -- hope the rest of your trip from Florida went well. All...More

Reviewed March 30, 2018

This restaurant specializes in "soul" food which means they have a number of fried specials as well as other food. The service was excellent decorum basic. But the food was tasty and the two of us got out for under $50 which is unusual in...More

Thank normtapper
Gloria M, Owner at Praline Connection, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2018

It's wonderful you enjoyed our take on soul food -- thanks for stopping by while in NOLA! All the best, Curtis, Owner

Reviewed March 27, 2018

good local food, busy at times, great portions best for family style sharing. On frenchmen, near Hotel de la Monnaie, which is a great place to stay a while and eat your way around the french quarter to Esplanade Ave to the street cars.

Thank Heather L M
Gloria M, Owner at Praline Connection, responded to this reviewResponded April 1, 2018

It's wonderful you enjoyed dining with us, Heather -- thanks for stopping by on your trip! All the best, Curtis, Owner

Reviewed March 22, 2018

We stopped here for a quick lunch....they were not overly busy at that time. Food was very good - soft shell crabs to start and small orders of shrimp and crawfish etouffe...happy to have tried it all. Service was lovely.

Thank skychaserCalgary
Gloria M, Owner at Praline Connection, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2018

Thanks for stopping by for a quick bite! It's wonderful our soft shell crabs and shrimp and crawfish etouffee could hit the spot for lunch -- hope the rest of your NOLA trip went just as well. All the best, 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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Response from Janet A | Reviewed this property |
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, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
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
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