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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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
Crescent City Brewhouse reviews from OpenTable diners
52 reviews since May 19, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance3.9
    Noise LevelModerate
88% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
good for groups (21)great for lunch (17)fit for foodies (16)neighborhood gem (13)scenic view (11)special occasion (11)great for outdoor dining (10)vibrant bar scene (10)late-night find (9)kid-friendly (9)great for brunch (8)romantic (8)hot spot (6)notable wine list (1)Show More
  • good place for a group
    nania38VIP
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    It was a good meal and a good time. Food and prices were ok. There were 8 of us. People in my group got the beer tasting and enjoyed that.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good food, mediocre beer
    WIfoodie27
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    My husband and I went into Crescent City for a late lunch/snack. We were greeted and seated quickly. Our waitress, Mary Ann E., was super friendly and very knowledgeable. We were excited to try the 5 beer sampler from the Brewery. The presentation was great but the beer was just okay. The weiss beer and the Black Forest were the best. For the most part, they seemed pretty watered down. The food was awesome, though! We chose the alligator bites because we've never had it before and Mary Ann recommended the seafood cheesecake, which we ordered. It was amazing! Totally not what it sounds like--it's not a sweet dessert dish at all. All in all, I'd recommend the restaurant for the great service and food but would stay away from the beers.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, kid-friendly, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good food and great service
    PAHIII
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    After a full holiday weekend, this was a great place to relax and unwind with a local beer and easy food.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good food but disappointing
    jpbronco2
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    The food was good, but our appetizers, salad, soup and entrees all came out at the same time. Our waiter was friendly and happy, but seemed like he was in a rush the entire night to get ready for closing the restaurant. He even asked us if we wanted dessert about ten minutes after received our food. The beer, which is brewed by the restaurant, is nothing special.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Loved this place!
    Merideth
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Went for dinner while on vacation. Beautiful view of the river. Good location and excellent food. Tried the lightest beer and the pilsner. Both were excellent. I would recommend the crab stuffed shrimp :)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • 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
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • 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
    • Service
    • 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
    • Service
    • 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
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • 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
    • Service
    • 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
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • 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
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • 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
    • Service
    • 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
    • Service
    • 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
    • Service
    • 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
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • 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
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    • 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
    • Service
    • 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
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 25 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 19, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.2
    • Food4.1
    • Ambiance3.8
    • Service4
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 209 reviews are from the Crescent City Brewhouse reviews archive.
  • 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
    • Service
    • 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
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 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
    • Service
    • 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.
  • Enjoyed Numerous Visits
    Anne
    Dined on 4/27/2014
    We had friends in from Germany and they enjoyed the beer tasting flight. I had some of the best Shrimp and Grits I've ever eaten. Consistently good food and not bad pricing.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • 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
    • Ambiance
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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
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate