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$6 - $26
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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French Quarter
0.1 miles from French Quarter
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Reviewed March 7, 2020

Not my favorite place to eat in the French Quarter but that may have been my fault. I ordered the fried shrimp dinner which wasn't bad. It was dry however. There were plenty of deep fried shrimp piled on a bed of french fries with...a side of tarter and cocktail sauce. Like I said, wasn't bad, just dry. I would certainly try this place again and choose something else from the menu.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 26, 2020 via mobile

Nice place, but the service we received wasn't so good. Our server didn't care too much and the restaurant was really cold with the windows opened. The food was good but nothing special. Cuisine not properly local, mixed and a bit expensive for what we...get.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 26, 2020

This is just your average restaurant inside a bar. I went here with friends as they both raved about the Blackened Chicken Alfredo, which we all three ordered. It was a very tasty dish which included parmesan cream sauce, penne pasta and the blackened chicken...breast. I really liked the fact that the parmesan cream sauce was not a heavy alfredo sauce. It had just enough sauce (very light) so that it did not overwhelm the entire dish. Although the food and service were good, I cannot recommend the alcoholic drinks that were made that night. The waitress asked it we wanted "doubles" when she took our order and we all agreed. When the drinks came, all three of us said we could hardly taste the alcohol. One friend said since they put the "double" in a tall glass that may have diluted the alcohol content. However, I had a martini in a regular martini glass so there is no reason why my drink was this weak. I asked the waitress specifically if these drinks were doubles and she said yes. Although we enjoyed the meal, we did not order anything further as we all three felt short-changed.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 5, 2020 via mobile

This a small bar like place not what I expected at all. I order a hurricane to drink could not drink it. It was awful tasted bad. We a couple of small bites nachos were ok. Wouldn’t go back..,

Date of visit: February 2020
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ShaneE350, Other at Chartres House Restaurant and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2020

Sorry that we didn't deliver on the experience you were looking for. I would love to have you back to try one of our specialty cocktails that might be better suited to your taste.

Reviewed January 22, 2020

Ordered a seafood platter but everything was breaded and deep-fried. Huge portions. Fish had no taste what so ever.

Date of visit: January 2020
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ShaneE350, Other at Chartres House Restaurant and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 1, 2020

Sorry that you were mislead about the seafood platter. They are generally fried though. I hope to have you back to try one of our other delicious menu options that may better suite you.

Reviewed January 17, 2020

We went here based on a recommendation from a local. We thought it was going to be more of a restaurant type place rather than a bar. But whatever we had a nice meal. The location is on the corner on the junction of Charters...and Toulouse, so it is in the heart of the French quarter and they keep all the doors/Windows open around the sides of the bar, so the atmosphere is busy and full of sound. The staff were friendly and efficient. They serve the typical meals for New Orleans, the red beans were particularly good. I went for the seafood platter and it was too much for me, good but in a large quantity. They had the best range of draft beers we had seen in our four nights out in town. All in all a very good place in the centre of town.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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ShaneE350, Other at Chartres House Restaurant and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 18, 2020

Thank you for your recent review of Chartres House Mark. We like to think of ourselves as a restaurant with a really awesome bar. I hope to see you again next time you're around.

Reviewed January 3, 2020 via mobile

Walked past this place after our late night ghost tour & were glad they were open until 1 while most places in the area closed at midnight. They sat 7 of us right away & service was great. The gumbo was delicious, but a pretty...small cup for $7 & gator bites & fries were pretty tasty as well.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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ShaneE350, Owner at Chartres House Restaurant and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2020

We're glad you stopped by. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed January 3, 2020

Stopped there before taking a great Lewd Spirits tour down the street. Great drinks, an amazing infused vodka for Bloody Marys and a clean restroom that was easily accessible (not a joke, that's a thing in the French Quarter). A little haunted history thrown in,...it is a great stop to relax a bit.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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ShaneE350, Owner at Chartres House Restaurant and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2020

Thanks Shelli. Hope to have you back soon.

Reviewed January 2, 2020

Charbroiled oyster appetizer just leaves you wanting more. Garlic and parmesan. Fantastic bread goes with it. Main meal was blackened redfish was just super unforgettable. The rice side dish has andouille sausage in it. Wife had a roast beef po boy. She is a very...light eater and it was gone quickly. Our best meal in New Orleans. Dinner for two with tip was exactly 100.00. Great server spot on with recommendations.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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ShaneE350, Owner at Chartres House Restaurant and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2020

Thank you so much Bob. We appreciate you choosing Chartres House. We hope to have you back soon.

Reviewed December 27, 2019

Go upstairs by 5pm and take some icy IPA and a Muffaleta regional sandwich and have a nice and relaxing view of the street.

Date of visit: December 2019
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ShaneE350, Owner at Chartres House Restaurant and Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 1, 2020

Thanks Leo. Hope to have you back soon.

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I do not think this place has a private room, its not real big
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Chartres House Restaurant and Oyster Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4