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Chartres House

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016 Winner
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APPETIZERS
$9.5
Spinach & Artichoke Dip
A creamy blend of spinach and artichokes topped with melted mozzarella cheese, served with crispy bow-tie pasta
$10.5
Fried Green Tomato Chips
Thinly sliced green tomatoes served with Cajun ranch and marinara sauces for dipping
$12.0
Crawfish Cakes
Topped with crawfish cream sauce
$12.5
BBQ Shrimp
Peeled fresh Gulf shrimp served sauteed in a Classic New Orleans-style BBQ sauce with french bread
$12.0
Duck Empanadas
Tortillas stuffed with roasted duck and mixed cheese, served with sour cream and salsa
$11.0
Crawfish Bread
Leidenheimer® french bread topped with our creamy blend of spinach, crawfish tails, mozzarella cheese and parmesan cheese
$12.5
Crystal Wings
Six wings served with Cajun ranch for dipping
$12.5
Fried Alligator
Marinated alligator meat perfectly fried and served with Louisiana remoulade sauce
$11.0
Boudin
A Cajun tradition of ground beef, pork, rice, onions, peppers and seasonings, fried and served with creamy Creole mustard sauce
$11.5
Shrimp Remoulade
Crispy fried green tomatoes topped with seasoned Gulf shrimp and Louisiana remoulade dressing
ENTREE SALADS
$17.0
Grilled Shrimp Caesar
Classic romaine Caesar salad topped with Gulf shrimp, croutons and parmesan cheese
$17.5
Toulouse Oyster
Romaine lettuce tossed in Cajun ranch topped with crisp Gulf oysters, tomatoes and bleu cheese crumbles
$16.5
Grilled Chicken Salad
Marinated chicken breast served atop a bed of romaine lettuce, tomatoes, red onions and cucumbers
SOUPS
$7.0
Chicken & Andouille Gumbo
Classic dark roux, onions, peppers, celery, chicken and andouille sausage, finished with rice
$7.5
Corn & Crab Bisque
Cream-based soup featuring sweet corn and blue crab
ENTREES
$18.0
Blackened Chicken Alfredo
Penne pasta tossed in a savory parmesan cream sauce, topped with chicken breast blackened with Cajun seasoning
$19.0
Crawfish Stuffed Fish
Louisiana Gulf fish filet stuffed with crawfish stuffing, grilled and topped with lemon butter, served with steamed vegetables and Cajun potatoes
$18.0
Grilled Portobello Mushrooms
Two Portobello mushroom caps marinated in olive oil and balsamic vinaigrette, served with fried green tomato chips
$26.0
Cashew Crusted Redfish
Our fresh Louisiana catch topped with praline cashew sauce served with Cajun potatoes and steamed vegetables
$18.0
Blackened Shrimp & Cajun Jambalaya
Seasoned Gulf shrimp served with chicken and andouille jambalaya
$17.5
Enjoy All Four $21.5
A Taste of New Orleans
Red Beans & Rice, Jambalaya, Chicken & Andouille Gumbo and Crawfish Étouffée. Select three of the above NOLA favorites
$19.0
Complement the Dish with Fried Crawfish Tails $5.0
Crawfish Etouffee
Crawfish sautéed in a traditional Creole stew, topped with steamed white rice
$17.0
Red Beans & Rice
Creamy, slow-simmered red beans served with white rice and grilled smoked sausage, topped with Southern-fried chicken strips
$25.0
Blackened Redfish
Fresh Louisiana redfish blackened with Cajun seasonings and served with steamed vegetables and jambalaya
$19.0
Crawfish Pasta Estrellita
Sautéed crawfish tails in a savory cream sauce, tossed with penne pasta and topped with a crispy crawfish cake and parmesan cheese
SEAFOOD PLATTERS
$17.5
Southern Fried Fish
Fresh catch Louisiana Gulf seafood served fried to perfection with our house blend seafood seasoning, hushpuppies, tartar and cocktail sauces
$19.0
Shrimp
Fresh catch Louisiana Gulf seafood served fried to perfection with our house blend seafood seasoning, hushpuppies, tartar and cocktail sauces
$24.5
Oyster
Fresh catch Louisiana Gulf seafood served fried to perfection with our house blend seafood seasoning, hushpuppies, tartar and cocktail sauces
$19.0
Crawfish
Fried crawfish tails and crawfish étouffée
SANDWICHES/BURGERS
$16.5
Muffaletta
A New Orleans original! Sesame-crusted Italian bun layered with our own unique olive salad, salami and ham, topped with melted provolone cheese
$14.5
Chartres House Burger
Half pound angus burger, grilled to perfection and topped with Patton hot sausage patty and provolone cheese; served on jalapeño-cheddar bun with garlic mayonnaise
$12.5
Angus Burger
Half pound patty grilled the way you like it. Add bacon or bleu cheese
$13.5
Portobello Burger
Portobello mushroom cap marinated in olive oil and balsamic vinaigrette, grilled and served on a jalapeño-cheddar bun with a remoulade spread
$14.5
Blackened Chicken Club
Marinated chicken breast blackened with Cajun seasoning, topped with bacon, provolone cheese and garlic mayonnaise
PO-BOY'S
$13.5
Patton's Hot Sausage
Patton's® hot sausage patties and swiss cheese, a local favorite. Served "dressed" with lettuce, tomato, pickle and garlic mayonnaise on Leidenheimer® french bread with french fries
$14.5
Roast Beef
Served "dressed" with lettuce, tomato, pickle and garlic mayonnaise on Leidenheimer® french bread with french fries
$15.0
Shrimp
Served "dressed" with lettuce, tomato, pickle and garlic mayonnaise on Leidenheimer® french bread with french fries
$15.5
Crawfish
Served "dressed" with lettuce, tomato, pickle and garlic mayonnaise on Leidenheimer® french bread with french fries
$14.0
Southern Fried Fish
Served "dressed" with lettuce, tomato, pickle and garlic mayonnaise on Leidenheimer® french bread with french fries
$17.5
Oyster
Served "dressed" with lettuce, tomato, pickle and garlic mayonnaise on Leidenheimer® french bread with french fries
About
Chartres House is a local favorite—a French Quarter landmark serving casual dishes and classic drinks in an intimate, historical environment. This antebellum building, once a favorite haunt of Tennessee Williams, is now home to a menu featuring duck quesadillas, classic New Orleans BBQ shrimp, muffalettas and more. Dine on the balcony or in the intimate courtyard, or join the local crowd after hours for quick bites and cocktails.
PRICE RANGE
$6 - $26
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went to Chartres House with some friends. First time in New Orleans. Ordered the taste of New Orleans which was great way to taste all the local cuisine. But what really made our experience great was our server, Courtney. She went out of her way...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Willy B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First night in NO and we chose this restaurant as the menu looked interesting. In reality it was very dingy and dark and the food was below par, heavily rice based with little meat. Service was prompt with a smile but couldn't offset the dull...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Parseltongue
ShaneE350, General Manager at Chartres House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your recent visit to Chartres House. I'm sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your food. We would love for you to come back and try one of our other delicious menu options that would better suit you. We appreciate your feedback.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here after arriving in the city, not yet having had the time to plan things out. We ordered several sampler plates to get the idea of what we were in for in the way of local cuisine, and the selections were pretty good....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DBM58
ShaneE350, General Manager at Chartres House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your recent visit to Chartres House. Sounds like you had a mediocre experience with us. This is definitely not our standard. I appreciate your valuable feedback and will share this with my team.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had Courtney as our server and she was awesome! We had so many laughs!! Food was great too! Couldn’t have asked for a better New Years dinner!

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Alexoxo52
ShaneE350, General Manager at Chartres House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I will share this with Courtney and let her know! Thanks for choosing Chartres House.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I were looking for a dinner place while walking in the French Quarter so gave Chartres House a try. Southern style cuisine, reasonably priced. Friendly service. Decent drinks.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DDB51
ShaneE350, General Manager at Chartres House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I'm glad that you and your husband decided to dine with us. We appreciate the review. Hope to have you back soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A real taste of New Orleans cuisine. It’s reliable, consistent and reasonably priced. Casual and surprisingly uncrowded. Cozy atmosphere and very good food!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank W8555MTsandraw
ShaneE350, General Manager at Chartres House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your recent review. We appreciate you choosing Chartres House! Hope to have you back soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had diner here one night. I had the "Taste of New Orleans" that had multiple favorites on it. Everything was delicious! Had the best gumbo I had while I was there. I will definitely go back!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank rcastro2
ShaneE350, General Manager at Chartres House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing Chartres House! I hope to have you back soon.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I was in NOLA for 3 days and tried multiple restaurants Bloody Marys. Chartres House was hands down number 1! They infuse their liquor with olives, peppers, onions, and green beans to get the flavor. There is also just enough spice without being overpowering. I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Finkle0721
ShaneE350, General Manager at Chartres House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your recent visit to Chartres House. We appreciate the feedback! The ant problem has recently been taken care of. Hope to have you back!

Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

Went looking for dog friendly restaurant for lunch and Chartres House invited the dogs and us into the restaurant. The room had other diners and their dog. It was a cold day so we were thankful to get inside. I ordered an Oyster Poboy with...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Buck911
ShaneE350, General Manager at Chartres House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review! We love having pups around, and you will always be welcomed back to Chartres House. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

It was Sunday lunchtime and everything was crowded; long wait at Gumbo Shop and Court of 2 Sisters; forget Mr B’s or Acme—lines too long. We stumbled into Chartres House and were able to get a seat—a miracle on this cold windy day. To our...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Gwendolyn919
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Tonya T
August 4, 2016|
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Response from beanie1970 | Reviewed this property |
Can be casual.
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drshayjones
May 6, 2016|
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Response from james s | Reviewed this property |
I do not think this place has a private room, its not real big
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91natalier
April 18, 2016|
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Response from patsyposey | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. We went the evening we arrived and just walked right in. If you had a large party it might be different.
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