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French Market Restaurant

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Neighborhood:
French Quarter
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1001 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA 70116
504-525-7879
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our tour guide recommended this place for the seafood. However, when we arrived, we had other entrees. My husband had the grilled chicken po boy ($12) and I had the corn, potato and sausage boil ($8). We had the blackened alligator for an appetizer. Everything was good and the service was spot on (THANKS LACY for the best service I... More 

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Louisville, Ky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in here after a recommendation from a friend. We were not disappointed! Had good service, food was served hot and there is huge portions. The fried fish was some of the best I ever had. A must try when visiting the area!

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St louis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last night here and decided to have oysters and gumbo. Sure was good and yummy. Lots of seating inside and out. Tv screen on and jazz music to top it off. Try it and enjoy. 👍😎

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Stillwater
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here because it was close to where we were. The building didn't feel as authentic to New Orleans as I would like, but the food was very good. We had bbq shrimp, fried alligator, and gumbo. Prices seemed a little high for amount you got especially on alligator appetizer. However the bread pudding was roped with a praline... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great restaurant. The BBQ shrimp was delicious as well as the shrimp boil. Too bad the crawfish were out of season. We would have loved to try them also. One of our party had the salmon with a side of grits and enjoyed it. Service was great also.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch and had the Oysters Rockefeller and Jambalaya. Wonderful. Jenna was our server and was very helpful. Great spot to eat at in the French Quarter.

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Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is great! We tried several appetizers including gumbo, catfish, etc. It could be an option to have some differents and delicious NOLA tastes. Try it!

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Cosby, Tennessee
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are visiting New Orleans with our two grandchildren ages 12 and 14. I selected this place because the children showed an interest in Crawfish. (We found out they were out of season upon arrival so went with other items on the menu.) We arrived at 13:00 to find the place full with the exception of one four top to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Near the Cafe du Monde sits this restaurant that has been around since the early 1800s. We started with the garlic-herb char-grilled 1/2 dozen oysters & knew we were in for a treat! They were exceptional! The shrimp- oyster fried combo was good but we saved room for desert. Their praline white chocolate bread pudding was a home run! Come... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great charbroiled garlic herb butter oysters! Oh my! Monique was our server - great service, friendly gal! Good menu with seafood, creole dishes, and po'boys also salads.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $25
Cuisine
Seafood, Cajun & Creole
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA 70116
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighborhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: 504-525-7879
Description
Twelve years before Andrew Jackson won the Battle of New Orleans, The French Market Restaurant & Bar began serving outstanding seafood and ice-cold drinks to visitors and natives alike. Today the ambience remains the same. Hot spicy crawfish, jumbo gulf shrimp, authentic Creole gumbo, red beans and rice as well as real Louisiana specialties are enjoyed with world-famous hurricanes, Cajun bloody Mary's, margaritas and our ice-cold local beers. Join the Marullo Family and Chef David Picou in savoring our grand traditions!

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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.