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French Market Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
French Quarter
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1001 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3309
+1 504-525-7879
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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Louisville, Ky
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140 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed July 17, 2016 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!

1 Thank JackiJo
St louis
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed July 16, 2016 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. 👍😎

1 Thank Papuka2
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed July 16, 2016 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 

1 Thank Regina B
Orlando, Florida
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed July 15, 2016 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.

Dallas, Texas
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed July 14, 2016 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.

1 Thank jfkalan
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57 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed July 10, 2016

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!

1 Thank Son M
Cosby, Tennessee
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505 reviews
412 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 342 helpful votes
Reviewed July 7, 2016

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 

1 Thank Richard F
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed July 6, 2016

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 

Thank Helen P
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4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed July 6, 2016 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.

Thank M P
Columbia, TN
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52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed June 28, 2016

We have passed this restaurant many times over the years when visiting NOLA and decided this is the time to eat there. It was Sunday afternoon and not crowded at all. We sat in the upstairs dining room/bar area. I ordered a delicious bacon cheddar hamburger of all things. When asked what I'd like to drink I just said "Ice... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $25
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3309
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighborhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-525-7879
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.
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