Crescent City Brewhouse
Crescent City Brewhouse

Crescent City Brewhouse

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://crescentcitybrewhouse.com/
  • Phone: 5045220571x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm;
    Saturday - Sunday: 11:30 - 5:00pm;

    Dinner:Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm,
    Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Creole / Cajun / Southern, Brewery
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Contact: Charles Lebeuf 5042553901x
  • Entertainment: Live Jazz Nightly starting at 6pm
  • Special Events: For groups larger than 8 or special events please contact our Director of Sales, Charles Lebeuf, at (504)522-3901. For same day reservations please contact our host desk at (504) 522-0571 Thank you.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Tolouse and St Louis
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Public parking located directly across the street
A word from Crescent City Brewhouse
The Crescent City Brewhouse is one of New Orleans' premier restaurants and the only French Quarter microbrewery.

The atmosphere at the Crescent City Brewhouse is warm, relaxed
and festive with LIVE JAZZ performed nightly by local musicians ... and monthly exhibits of local art to compliment your total Brewhouse experience!

We invite you to savor the food and the music as you enjoy the brew and the view -- and see how you can add French Quarter flair to your next special event at the Crescent City Brewhouse!
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Crescent City Brewhouse reviews from OpenTable diners
53 reviews since May 6, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.1
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance3.9
    Noise LevelModerate
92% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
good for groups (20)great for lunch (19)neighborhood gem (15)fit for foodies (14)great for outdoor dining (12)scenic view (12)vibrant bar scene (11)special occasion (10)great for brunch (9)kid-friendly (9)late-night find (9)romantic (7)hot spot (5)notable wine list (1)Show More
  • Classics with a twist
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    The executive chef is born and raised in New Orleans, so there are the staples: étouffée, shrimp & grits, etc but they are done with a gourmet twist. I had the crab stuffed shrimp and my husband had the shrimp & grits and they were both delicious. Service was great, atmosphere laid back and casual, with lots of yummy entrees to pick from.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Shrimp and Grits is a must...
    Zythum
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    I love great food and tried to experience all the notable restaurants in French Quarter, including Nola. I had Shrimp and Grits at both Nola and Crescent City Brewhouse. Both were absolutely delicious, but the dish at CCB was better. Plus we sat on the upstairs balcony and watched the scene below, which made it even better.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dessert
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    I get the bread pudding and it was absolutely amazing! My fiancé got the chocolate cake and it was good as well.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic food!
    FeistyFoodie90
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    I had the crab stuffed shrimp and it was by far my favorite meal I've had while in New Orleans. It was delicious! Then to top it off, I had he lemon meringue cake and was to die for. My boyfriend and I were fighting over the last bite! He had the crispy duck and was finished before me which is unusual, and the triple chocolate cake which he said tasted like a fancy fudge round. The beer wasn't great but we don't have a taste for it anyway. I would say the red stallion was the best out of the four we tried. I would definitely go back in a heart beat! I can't get over that shrimp!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not impressed
    LovetodineVIP
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    All fried food options. They should have grilled shrimp or chicken offered with kids meals. Certainly not impressed.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Hidden Gem in New Orleans!
    2Aussies
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    Service was outstanding; our orders were brought quickly, and our glasses were never empty. Wait staff went out of their way to make us feel at home. This is a hidden gem near Jackson Square that I will visit again!
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A friendly brewhouse
    JessieK
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    My waitress was great! I asked for a specialty cocktail and she came up with a great selection; exactly what I was looking for. Great service, great personalities, and a great place to bring the parents when they visit over the summer or anytime of the year! A friend recommended the restaurant to me, and I will definitely be recommending it to others.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Updated menu is great!
    Roseanne
    Dined on 7/14/2014
    The updated menu at Crescent City Brewhouse is great. The new fish taco was delicious with several levels of flavor. Just what food preparation in New Orleans is all about. We started our meal with the Baked Oysters Threw Way - especially enjoined the crab and saffron version. Then onto the Shrimp Po' Boy and Fish Taco, while sipping several styles of the house beer of course. The Red Stallion beer, like all the house beers, are tasty, consistent, true to origin, and best of all they are refreshing! We like the high ceiling space, metal ceilings, local artwork on display, and large ceiling fans creating a breeze. Enjoy.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • New Orleans gem in French Quarter
    explorerVIP
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Near Jackson Square, this brewpub vies with many fine restaurants, several famous. This one will not compete with the big names, but it has great food. I visited in many years ago, and was delighted when I returned. The seasonal beer was excellent, as were the crab cake appetizer was yummy. My wife had the crabmeat stuffed shrimp, and found it outstanding. I had a sausage platter that was great. We did not have room for dessert. My wife's daiquiri did not have much alcohol in it. Other than that, it was a great meal. We will come back the next time we are in New Orleans. The live jazz was superb, but the breaks between numbers were a bit long.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Service / Poor Food
    SteakLover
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    The service was great! The food not so much. I have dined at the CCBH on many occasions. This is the second time in a row the food was poor. The steak was overcooked and stringy. It was also laden with grizzle to the point I left a large portion on the plate. The fish was tasty but was only room temperature. I was truly disappointed, again. Not sure what may have changed but two bad experiences in under 30 days... Again, the service was great!
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Business dinner in fun atmosphere
    LAR768
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    Server was great but food took far too long to come out. Atmosphere was good though. If you eat upstairs, the music is not as loud.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Crescent City Brewhouse
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    It wasn't our first time to NO, but was our first time to eat @ the Brewhouse. We saw an article recommending it so we wanted to give it a try! It, by far, exceeded our expectations! We ate outside on the patio and the jazz music was playing downstairs which created a perfect atmosphere! The service was excellent and the food was delicious, bursting with flavor! For our appetizer, we had the Seafood Cheesecake. I had the ribs and my husband had Redfish! You must try the Creole Creme Cheescake!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Food Ever!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    I visited CCBH 19 years ago and have said that I had the best Filet ever (then). Well, I finally returned to NOLA and CCBH and I still say best steaks ever! Returned 2 nights later and devoured Crabmeat Stuffed Shrimp. Absolutely divine food!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    Everything ready when we arrived. Food and service was excellent.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • very good
    food
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    the food was delicious. we had the seafood cheesecake, wings, and crème brulee. the hand-made mojitos were exceptional, as well. overall, a great place to go to take it easy and get a bite to eat.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Just a Brewhouse
    HoustonZ
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    Went for the music, but the band was off more than on (really long - and frequent - breaks) so pretty disappointing. Food good - but not great. Better places for food definitely in NO if no music. Staff was great even though very crowded
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Early Closeing
    PaulofAshby
    Dined on 5/29/2014
    The Brewhouse is a typical NO casual dinning place, we booked a table as we wanted to eat close to a peak time of 8pm, although most Americans seem to prefer to eat much earlier. The restaurant was not full on this night (Thursday) and the upper floors were used for a party, the patio was closed due to rain. Live jazz music was provided but the band packed up and left at 8.45pm. The food was OK, typical for this type of tourist place. Beers from the brewery were available but seemed expensive compared to other places, considering it was brewed there. Service was average. The bar closed at 10pm! Not quite Bourbon St.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great outdoor dining
    Kevinfromaiken
    Dined on 5/27/2014
    The balcony dining experience was wonderful as well as the food and service. I would recommend a visit to this eatery.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • My first 5 star review ever!
    Foodies
    Dined on 5/26/2014
    Small charming Brewhouse with very good beer(German style), delicious high quality food(Louisiana style), great service, great location and live Jazz music every day… all in one place which gives them 5 stars! Our waiter, Bryan, was very knowledgable about their food and beer and was very friendly and helpful. My husband loved their dark beer "Black Forest". We had a great time and will definitely go back… hope we can have the same experience again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Sunday brunch
    Foodie7
    Dined on 5/25/2014
    The atmosphere was wonderful for a Sunday brunch. I would recommend this experience to anyone looking for A place that is classy but casual.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Drink over food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/22/2014
    If you are looking for just a bar with a good beer selection, this is the place for you. However, if you also want a good meal to go with it, do not go here. The food was ok, but in a great food place like New Orleans, you can do a lot better.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • local hangout
    foodtvlr
    Dined on 5/20/2014
    Overall not a bad place. Food good for the location. Reasonable prices for the location. Local live music playing. Waitress was attentive and friendly. Historic location added to ambience. Fun place.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Glad we took a chance
    Sandim25VIP
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    Looking for a Sat night opening last minute and found this through Open Table. Our group enjoyed the oysters, gumbo, and my shrimp and grits. Good desserts, too. Returned for lunch the next day for the sausage plate. Excellent.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Unexpectably delicious.
    Letseat2
    Dined on 5/8/2014
    We thought this restaurant would be a burger brew house but was pleasantly surprised to find great fish dishes. Grouper flatbread was delicious and the crab stuffed flounder was amazing!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great location and good food
    Pickyeater
    Dined on 5/6/2014
    Located on Decatur, from the balcony one can just see the Mississippi R. where the Steam Boat Natchez docks. Also great for people watching as one is above the street level.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 28 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 6, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.2
    • Food4.1
    • Ambiance3.8
    • Service4.1
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 205 reviews are from the Crescent City Brewhouse reviews archive.
  • Smaller menu, but loved it!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/5/2014
    I really enjoyed the Crescent City Brewhouse. The beer was great!! The food was excellent! I wish they would have had a little bit of a larger menu, but overall, we had a very nice experience. Service was quick and professional, as well!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fun Night!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 5/2/2014
    Great music and food menu. Right on the river and close to everything! We really enjoyed it!
    Special Features:
    Good for Groups, Scenic View
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • So-so
    Familyof7
    Dined on 4/29/2014
    I know this restaurant has a water view when you sit on the patio. We were not able to though. The lobster mac and cheese was delicious as well as the etouffe. The waitress seemed like she was disinterested.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Reunion
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/25/2014
    We had a very pleasant meal with old and new friends.
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Doodle2
    Dined on 4/24/2014
    As we had friends visiting NOLA, the location of this restaurant was great. The service was very attentive and very knowledgeable and the food was good, not great, but hte serv8ce, the beer and the ambience made up for that.
    Special Features:
    Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • SlipperyslopeVIP
    Dined on 4/23/2014
    Both the home-brewed beer and the creole food we had were pretty mediocre. Not busy, so I can't say how service is when it is.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice dinner in the courtyard
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/19/2014
    Nice dinner in the outdoor dining area. Everyone happy with their entree (10 & 12 yr olds plus parents). Only complaint: server didn't tell us we could get small or large beers, so he brought us large. We would have been happy with the small, and some beer was left behind.
    Special Features:
    Kid-Friendly, Great for Outdoor Dining
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Surprising find
    allaboutthesun
    Dined on 4/18/2014
    Took a chance on this restaurant as near our hotel and wanted to avoid busy Bourbon Street. Food and atmosphere very good. Reasonable costs.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Late-Night Find, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Trip highlight
    TheScotsWife
    Dined on 4/14/2014
    We had been given lots of recommendations for our recent trip to NOLA but no one mentioned Crescent City Brewhouse. However, my husband loves microbreweries so we decided to have lunch there. He tried the 5 sampler beer and particularly liked the Weiss and Black Forest (as did I and I'm not a beer drinker). The food was delicious...I had the BLT and he had the étouffée. Best of all was the service. Peter B. was excellent, attentive without being obtrusive. We cannot recommend Crescent City Brewhouse enough.
    Special Features:
    Neighborhood Gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Stick with oyster bar
    Foodjunkies
    Dined on 4/11/2014
    Ate here last year while in NOLA but just sat at the bar and had oysters which were great. Came back this year and decided to go there for a quick pub food dinner. We both ordered poor boys, a shrimp and a pork. Neither were very good. Pretty much the worse poor boys we ever had. Very disappointing meal.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • 4mybaby
    4mybaby
    Dined on 4/4/2014
    Birthday party for girlfriend. Couldn't have been better! Service fantastic, food some of the best in New Orleans. If you miss going here, you have missed a great time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very good place!
    Jrzshore
    Dined on 4/4/2014
    Stopped in for lunch, and it was great! My waiter, whose name I forget (skinny and I think tall too, young fella) was very knowledgeable about the menu, and his suggestions were spot on, both the lunch and the drinks. I was very impressed and WILL return next time I'm in N.O.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great eats
    mizzou71
    Dined on 4/1/2014
    Our reservation got us seated immediately (for 6). Food was great.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, good for groups, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We went for the beer and we
    KateVIP
    Dined on 3/29/2014
    We went for the beer and we blown away by how good the food was! Everything we had was excellent. The seafood cheesecake so delicious. The oysters were also great, as was the duck. We loved it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Small Portions
    Traveler
    Dined on 3/21/2014
    I was somewhat disappointed in the portion size in relation to the cost of the meal. I had the red fish with a soft shell crab ($30) and my wife had grouper w/crab meat ($23). There was no bread provided with the meal. While the quality was OK, not worth the price paid. Beer was good. I would say that the service person was attentive but it was by far not great service.
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    • Noise LevelModerate