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El Gato Negro

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
300 Harrison Ave, New Orleans, LA 70124-3126
+1 504-488-0107
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
300 Harrison Ave, New Orleans, LA 70124-3126
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1 - 10 of 72 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Have not been to this location. Went to a sister restaurant in Destrehan many years ago. Although that place was good, I did not think it was a great fit for the location they were at, and they are no longer there. I noticed El...More

Thank Douglas D
Megan O, Assistant at El Gato Negro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for your review and feedback. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been faithful customers of El Gato Negro since they opened their original location in the French Quarter. We would go there over any other restaurant in the city. The food, the drinks. the service-all top notch. Juan has created an amazing menu-we love...More

Thank 222private
Megan O, Assistant at El Gato Negro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review! We appreciate your patronage.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited 7/22. Meals were excellent and service was good. Great portions for the price. Beer nice and cold in bottles, no draft. The only reason I did not give a 5 is that 3 of us were drinking margaritas, 2 watermelon and 1 regular. All...More

1  Thank DaBigG
Megan O, Assistant at El Gato Negro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

DaBigG, thank you for your review and feedback.

Reviewed July 7, 2018

This was our third time having dinner at the location in Lakeview, New Orleans and it was very good again. One of the best Mexican restaurants in the city

Thank Ron B
Megan O, Assistant at El Gato Negro, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2018

Ron B, thank you for your continued patronage. We look forward to serving you again soon.

Reviewed June 18, 2018

Service was fantastic and the food was extremely fresh and plentiful. I am afraid to recommend this restaurant, because if tons of people start finding out about this place, I will have a hard time getting in for myself.

Thank nogrumpy
Megan O, Assistant at El Gato Negro, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review nogrumpy!

Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Drove into New Orleans excited to have a Watermelon Margarita and some good Mexican food. What I got was a machine blended drink in a iced tea glass and not great food. Tried the pineapple margarita and it was like pineapple juice with canned fruit...More

Thank pioth
Megan O, Assistant at El Gato Negro, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2018

Thank you for your review and feedback. We strive hard for consistency across all of our restaurants. We will be looking into this.

Reviewed May 18, 2018

Had friends in town that had not enjoyed Mexican/Southwestern food in a while. We were able to get a table here on a sunday evening. The lime Margaritas had a good flavor. We ordered the tableside Guacamole which was full of avocado and very flavorful....More

Thank gatoreed
Megan O, Assistant at El Gato Negro, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2018

Thank you for your kind review!

Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

Mexican place!!! Great Food!!! Great Service!!! We had the fajitas, Eggplant Special, Burritos, El trio and Tacos. You can’t say wich one was better thant the other one!!!

Thank NestorTrujillo
Megan O, Assistant at El Gato Negro, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2018

Thank you for your kind review NestorTrujillo. Please come see us again soon!

Reviewed March 18, 2018

Had lunch with my daughter and they were very accommodating for her infant at the table. Food always great.

Thank Rosalinde S
Megan O, Assistant at El Gato Negro, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words Rosalinde S.

Reviewed March 12, 2018

Food was excellent and service was pretty good. Prices was very reasonable and portions were good. Mixed drinks were good and the beer cold. Nice atmosphere. could not have asked for more, had to give it a 5.

1  Thank DaBigG
Megan O, Assistant at El Gato Negro, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review DaBigG!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Harrison Ave, New Orleans, LA 70124-3126
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Lakeview
  • Neighborhood: Lakeview
  • Phone Number: +1 504-488-0107
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