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8 Block Kitchen & Bar
8 Block Kitchen & Bar
  • Address:
    601 Loyola Ave.
    New Orleans, LA 70113
    Neighborhood:
    Central Business District
  • Cuisine:
    Contemporary American
    Price: $30 and under

8 Block Kitchen & Bar Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://neworleans.hyatt.com/hyatt/hotels/entertainment/restaurants/index.jsp#42621669
  • Phone: (504) 613-3850
  • Hours of Operation: Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 6:30am - 11:00am;

    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:30pm;

    Breakfast: Sunday - Saturday: 7:00am - 12:00pm;

    Lunch: Sunday - Saturday: Closed;
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Eric Damidot
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Special Events & Promotions: The private dining space seats up to 30 guests in a sleek setting directly adjacent to the kitchen. With private views of the chefs at work and quick access from the kitchen, events will have flawless execution.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Girod
  • Parking: Hotel Parking
A word from 8 Block Kitchen & Bar
8 Block Kitchen & Bar pays homage to the eight blocks that comprise Upper Bourbon Street in the French Quarter, one of the city’s most iconic and historic attractions known for local culture and classic cuisine.Serving breakfast and lunch this restaurant offers a menu of local, seasonally inspired dishes that fuses traditional New Orleans style with international flair Chef Eric Damidot has acquired throughout his career. Diners are invited to start their day with delectable warm dishes from the breakfast buffet or sample the a la carte menu, which features Fried Oyster Eggs Benedict and classic New Orleans Beignets. Lunch specialties include New Orleans staples such as Garlic and Pepper Crusted Gulf Shrimp, Grilled Cajun Black Drum Fish and the city’s famed Muffaletta sandwich. Additionally, 8 Block Kitchen & Bar offers tantalizing beverages, including hand-squeezed lemonades, crafted iced teas, fresh juices and vintage-inspired cocktails to complement every meal. Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "For the price, I expect fabulous service even for a buffet. First, upon being seated, we were not told who would be serving us nor offered beverages. 10 minutes later, no one had addressed our table. When our server finally arrived, she did not greet us or introduce herself. For 3 diners, our bill was $184 and we never got water glasses filled. A 20% tip amounts to $36 .... only to be completely ignored throughout dinner. The food was well-prepared but nothing makes up for the rude lack of service. Perhaps she was having a bad day."
    Dined on 12/25/2013
  • "The selection wasn't as vast as it appeared to be on paper. The food that was available was good but it was all cold."
    Dined on 12/25/2013
  • "Went on Christmas Day brunch - good selection of choices for family members with wide range of tastes. Nice ambiance, very quiet, was fine for the kids."
    Dined on 12/25/2013
  • "The kitchen staff brought out three seafood platters for my staff and I, which was greatly appreciated. We truly enjoyed our dining experience."
    Dined on 12/20/2013
  • "The restaurant is very nice, clean, and is a pretty place, but I was not happy with the food. The food was good in the sense that it was the traditional dishes for Thanksgiving Day, but this is a very special ocassion and we were booked for 4PM, being there we noticed that was the last appointment available, my party was practically alone in the restaurant and we get practically the left overs of turkey and dissert. On top of that we got interrupted because of a false fire alarm. No discounts were offered nor complimentary stuff. We all just got an "I am sorry". The total charge was very expensive considering the quality of the food. During my stay at NOLA this week I got into better places, better served food (not buffett). Not good."
    Dined on 11/28/2013
  • "CBD staff visited for holiday luncheon. Everyone enjoyed the variety on the lunch buffet (fish, chicken, beef dishes). The service is definitely spotty- we had a reservation made a week in advance and still waited 15-20 minutes for our table to be prepared; no offers were made for drink refills or to check on our meal, yet the gratuity was added in advance. Very tasty food, but service needs work."
    Dined on 11/21/2013
  • "Nice spot to have a quiet lunch for a good wind down. Also a good variety of food to choose from."
    Dined on 10/23/2013
  • "Outstanding She Crab Soup and a tasty Muffaletta as large as the Superdome! Very good service."
    Dined on 10/21/2013