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“Great Argentinian steak house”
Review of La Boca

La Boca
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Ranked #270 of 1,964 Restaurants in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $16 - $36
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Arts District / Warehouse District
Cross street: St. Joseph
Description: La Boca is an Argentine style steakhouse with our entire menu focused on the national food of Argentina, beef. 13 different cuts on any given night accompanied with legendary french fries and house made pastas. The wine list is entirely from Argentina with Malbec being the focus. Maitre'd of the Year Orestes Rodriguez will greet you at the door and make sure your stay is as fulfilling as the food.
Madisonville, Louisiana
Level 6 Contributor
98 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Great Argentinian steak house”
Reviewed March 4, 2014

Meat is fresh and of excellent quality. Expect to spend some money. It is located close to the convention center; you can walk it from the French Quarter or Canal Street. The owner also owns another Spanish restaurant Rio y Mar which is about two blocks away.

Visited December 2013
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Largo, Florida
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Ask for the Ricky Lane Table”
Reviewed February 14, 2014

Ask for the Ricky Lane table. The one directly outside of the men's toilet. We made reservations for a party of four, three weeks before our arrival. Got dressed up and spent $15. for a taxi to be on time. Got there in a pretty seedy part of town and were taken to our table passing two vacant tables. Arriving at the Ricking Lane table with its attendant view of men exiting the toilet waving their hands and zipping their flies, we requested o be moved. The hostess, Daphne, said that that would not be possible as this was the table to which we were assigned and we were lucky to get it. She also said not to bother the manager as he would tell us the same thing.
Knowing that we could get good food AND good service we decided to leave. Upon exiting the front door we were accosted by the manager, Ricky Lane. This low life berated us for leaving such a posh (?) establishment that had supposedly turned 90 people away that evening. Mentioning the lack of standbys and empty tables infuriated this petty man and we were screamed at that he was NOT in the service business and we obviously did not belong at his hole in the wall. We did not respond to his crude remarks and left. We ate at Dickie Brennan's and spent $400. La Boca does not deserve or appreciate its customers.

  • Visited February 2014
    • Service
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2 Thank Chris R
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Columbia, South Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
129 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Overpriced”
Reviewed February 10, 2014

We were there in February and it was cold that night. The entire restaurant was freezing!!! I asked the waiter if they could turn the heat up and he said that they normally didn't need heat. We sat there with jackets on while eating a very expensive a la carte dinner in a room that the waiter said was 52 degrees. The food was just ok, I had the Flank steak special. Every item is separate and there was nothing more on the menu expect Beef, so you need to know that going there. The service was good, but it was not worth the price.

Visited February 2014
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2 Thank Evonne G
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New Orleans, Louisiana
Level 4 Contributor
47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Always Amazing”
Reviewed January 2, 2014

La Boca consistently delivers high quality steaks, great service, and the Provoleta is to die for always. AND do not miss out on the flash fried brussel sprouts - you won't regret it.
Regardless of a family or business dinner...you won't be disappointed.

  • Visited December 2013
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1 Thank LadyofNewOrleans
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Grand Isle, Louisiana
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Awesome steaks !”
Reviewed December 12, 2013 via mobile

We LOVE this place- found it a year ago and come back every time we are in New Orleans . Staff is do friendly and the food is incredible. My husband is hooked- won't go anywhere else! A must eat !!!

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