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Emeril's Delmonico
Emeril's Delmonico

Emeril's Delmonico Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.emerilsrestaurants.com/emerils-delmonico
  • Phone: (504) 525-4937
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Friday only, 11:30am -2:00p
    Dinner: Sunday - Thursday, 6:00p-9:00p; Fri-Sat, 6:00p-10:00p (We are happy to extend our regular hours to accommodate your group or private event.)
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Creole, Cajun, Creole / Cajun / Southern
  • Executive Chef: Anthony Scanio
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Smoking Area, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Entertainment: Piano Player Friday: 5:30pm - 9:30 pm, Saturday: 7:00pm - 11:00pm

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Erato Street
  • Public Transit: Streetcar stop at Erato Street
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary, secure valet parking adjacent to restaurant
A word from Emeril's Delmonico
Located on the famed St. Charles street car line in the lower Garden District, Emeril’s Delmonico has been a New Orleans tradition since 1895. Today, Chef de Cuisine Anthony Scanio continues Chef Emeril Lagasse’s signature style of “New New Orleans” cuisine, while adding influences from the diverse cultures that helped shape the Creole tradition. On the menu, it’s not uncommon to find ingredients from the Caribbean islands, such as crisp plantains, along side more classic Creole dishes to create a wholly unique dining experience. You’ll find New Orleans originals, such as oysters Bienville and fresh fish meuniere, as well as new favorites—a chorizo-stuff pork loin, dry-aged duck breast, and of course, sumptuous, dry-aged steaks. Delmonico features nightly starters, soups, entrée, and dessert specials and a seasonally changing menu based on local and regionally available meats and produce. Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerCreole
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNotable Wine List
Diner Reviews
  • "Booked reservation for 845 pmSaturday night after reading ad in hotel magazine. Ad stated that this was a creole restaurant with live entertainment. On arrival we were shuttled to 2nd level of restaurant which was lacking ambiance with tables close to each other and bright lights and no entertainment. Requested to be seated at dining room on ground floor as it appeared that there were at least 3 empty tables, however was denied this request with no reason provided. When waiter arrived once again requested if we could relocate to dining room on ground level, however the waiter was very rude and was not willing to even enquire on on behalf. Only after I stood up and walked towards the hostess stand did this waiter attempt to assist."
    Dined on 8/23/2014
  • "We arrived a little early for our reservation and were asked if we wanted to wait at the bar. The wine list was excellent with a wide variety of cocktails as well. When were seated, on time by the way, the staff was extremely trained and very good at their jobs. We had the Taste of Summer. It was a four course small taste of a variety of dishes including dessert. The meal was awesome and the service was precise and excellent."
    Dined on 8/23/2014
  • "We are big Emril Legasse fans. After watching him on TV for years, we had very high expectations of his restaurant and food. We were NOT disappointed. Everything was even better than we anticipated. What an amazingly wonderful experience."
    Dined on 8/22/2014
  • "Hands down one of the best restaurants I have ever eaten at! Everything we had was superb. I look forward to eating at Emeril's Delmomico each time I visit New Orleans."
    Dined on 8/21/2014
  • "From the free valet parking to ultra attentive staff to the gluten free advice given to my wife to the 4 course tasting menu with wine pairing We thoroughly enjoyed our stay caption dinner."
    Dined on 8/18/2014
  • "I was with a party of 7 for a birthday celebration. We ordered a wide variety of menu items, and were happy with all of our choices. The wine selection was great (Caymus 40 year anniversary cabernet - awesome!); appetizers (charcuterie was incredible...seriously, every bite was better than the last, as well as the best boudin balls I've ever tasted); entrees ranging from fish to steak to pork - all delicious. The only thing I would have skipped the whole evening was the doberge cake dessert, which was actually not like the cake you think of, but some kind of ice cream layered dessert. The bananas foster tableside was incredible. We will definitely return!"
    Dined on 8/17/2014
  • "Great food, but the other patrons in t-shirts and flip flops definately took away from the fine dining experience and did not fit with the cost of the experience. Felt like we were placed in the anyone welcome, glad to have your business despite your not being dressed appropriately area which was too bad as we are locals, had dressed for a nice meal in a nice place and certainly paid for a fine dining experience."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "Staff was amazing! They were so attentive and attention detailed. Food - Well it is Emerl's restaurant. AMAZING!! My only disappointment was that we were seated in the upstairs dinning room and we could not hear the live music."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "Staff at this place is really good. I ordered the taste of summer and was a Tad disappointed, but the my wife had the bone in ribeye and it was awesome. I wish I had ordered off the regular menu and will do so next time. Our waiters were really great."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "A dining experience. The head waiter Mario was excellent and the service staff was outstanding. Food was as good as expected and old New Orleans decor was an added treat. Emeril should be proud of this gem I hope he knows how good the chef and staff are."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "We were celebrating a birthday, We had the summer special! Great food, which was full of flavor, wonderful service!"
    Dined on 8/13/2014
  • "Our evening at Emerils Delmonaco was everything we expected. The food was delicious, the cocktails were perfect and the wine selection was vast. There is something for everyone, be it price or food preference. The dining area is cozy and intimate and the servers are very friendly and attentive. It was a fantastic night for us to round put our trip to New Orleans."
    Dined on 8/10/2014
  • "Really enjoyed the food, from the appetizers to the dessert. Very nicely prepared. Service was superb....best we have ever had. Water glasses refilled frequently. Attention to detail made the service provided outstanding. Women's restroom was the nicest I have ever been in. This was a bucket list item for me & the only thing that could have made it better would have been to see Emeril."
    Dined on 8/10/2014
  • "Everything about Emerils was perfect. From the moment we walked in the door to the service and food. No improvement on anything. The food is unbelievable. We both loved it."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "My experience of dining at Delmonico was great. My husband and I decided to go there for our 5th year anniversary dinner and we were definitely not disappointed. We had the pork cheeks and iceberg and blue salad to start. Both of which was amazing, but the dirty rice bed under the crispy pork cheeks were out of this world. For entrees I got the rum and coke pork chop and my husband got the duck breast. Both were cooked perfectly. For dessert we split a cinnamon roll bread pudding with bourbon ice cream. The bourbon ice cream was no joke. It had a very strong bourbon flavor. Not for kids, but we absolutely loved it. I would definitely go to Delmonico again."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "We did the Taste of Summer Menu and it was absolutely delicious! We all got something different and each dish was outstanding! Fresh seafood, tender steak and perfect coordinating sides."
    Dined on 8/5/2014
  • "Service was quick, polite, and attentive -- never missed a beat. Food was absolutely awesome, well seasoned, and well paired--gazpacho was especially memorable because there was not a drop left on any plate. There were 4 in our party and all would definitely dine there again. Reservations are necessary for availability."
    Dined on 8/5/2014
  • "Went to Delmonico with some business associates. We had a charming waiter who we enjoyed until late in the meal when (after hearing that we had customers that enjoyed bourbon) brought out to one of them a bottle and said that he should give it a try. The two bourbon fans (again, our customers) asked me and I said, "sure!" Only after they had finished the two shots were we told that each shot was $135. It was obviously a case of a server (potentially with the blessing of the ownership), taking advantage of a table's situation. I will never go back."
    Dined on 8/4/2014
  • "Six of us for dinner, good wine and great food, we all were very pleased."
    Dined on 8/4/2014
  • "The service was impeccable, probably the best I've ever experienced anywhere. The food was very good although Emeril's New York strip steak and mac & cheese still don't beat Jeff Ruby's in Cincinnati. Overall though, it was a very good dining experience."
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "Although this restaurant has been around for some time, they are still out to impress."
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "Food was outstanding. I had the bone-in ribeye and my companion had the jerk spiced lamb. Apps were excellent (boudin balls w/ pepper jelly and the stuffed flat bread. Having eaten at NOLA in the French Quarter we were looking forward to another outstanding dinner experience. We were not disappointed. Food was delicious and the atmosphere was quite upscale. I prefer NOLA to Delmonico the atmosphere is more vibrant and the wait staff was better at NOLA. For a romantic dinner I would definitely recommend Delmonico but for a more New Orleans experience in the quarter I would go to NOLA. Both are Emeril restaurants and both good I just preferred the atmosphere of NOLA."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "Very good overall -- some outstanding dishes and typically attentive service. But...the hanger steak on the tasting menu couldn't have been more than 3 oz. of meat, and was fairly gristly. In retrospect, we should have sent it back. The server said the shrimp would come with heads removed, but they didn't. And they were served on a tiny plate that was overflowing onto the tablecloth. Loooong wait between third course and dessert, which has happened before at Nola. Very good overall, but..."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "We were sat at the Chefs table. The staff was super friendly and were constantly attentive to our needs. It was a perfect night and we felt like special guest. The food was fabulous."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "I went for lunch Friday and enjoy the waiter recommendation the special 3 courses lunch , the Gumbo delicious. .. the fish Pan seared Hammer jack out of this world. .the vanilla cheesecake and chocolate chip with vanilla milk simply perfect.....very nice service !!! They made you feel real V.I.P....unforgettable experience. ....."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "Not only did they not have our reservation but they started us through the backside of the kitchen underneath a leaky roof. The wait staff was extremely rude and one of the waiters nearly burned my husband while making Bananas Foster for another group and did not apologize. We ended up getting a full refund from the establishment. Went there for a romantic evening left frustrated, annoyed, and will not be back!"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "I want to thank the staff at Emeril's because they were fantastic. We had about three different waiters waiting on us. Our water glass was always filled and they paid attention to our every need. We were upstairs at around 6 p.m. on Thursday 7/24/14 and I can't remember the three waiters names but they were great and really made us feel welcomed in New Orleans. They went above and beyond for my friend and I, even suggesting some other local events we should check out. The food was FANTASTIC. I had he creole chicken with collard greens, macaroni and cheese, and yam. And I cant forget about that AMAZING chocolate ice cream cake. Overall, anytime I come to New Orleans I will always come back! THANK YOU!"
    Dined on 7/24/2014
  • "I had the most awesome dining experience! I was really looking forward to eating at Emerils and it held up to all my expectations! I was very pleased with everything. The service was awesome and I was very impressed! The food was amazing and I will definitely recommend all my friends and family when visiting the area! Thank you so much!"
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "While the food was excellent, this is a rarity among the dying breed of white tablecloth, fine dining establishment. Extremely attentive service in an authentic and beautiful New Orleans mansion."
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "We had a 6:15 reservation in order to beat the later crowds. At this time the restaurant was nearly empty and quite. The wait staff was very professional and friendly but the food of course was the highlight. The meal was outstanding and we were not at all rushed. Definitely lived up to New Orleans restaurant standards!!"
    Dined on 7/21/2014
  • "My wife and I where seated promptly once arriving for our reservation. The hostess was pleasant and welcoming. The wait staff was proffesional, onformative , and prompt. The timing between courses was exceptional and we did not feel rushed. The food was exceptional and I would highly recommend the in house aged sirloin strip. The only negative is that we where seated between two rooms in what appeared to be a door opening and at times we felt in the way. One less table in the dining room and we would have gladly given our experience five stars."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "Emeril's Delmonico restaurant was a fantastic experience. Excellent service, great food and beverages! The steaks were fabulous, the best I have ever had. The chorizo and corn soup was superb. Definitely will return to Delmonico the next time we are in New Orleans."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "We have made a trip to Emeril's on our "must do" list several times a year for 3 years now. This is a dining experience. The food and service are impeccable. On this particular trip it was a bit loud, which we have not run into in the past, but still a very positive dinner. I love that they take reservations online and follow up with a call."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "an outstanding experience. Outstanding ambience, with a live pianist. Outstanding service Romantic setting"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "This place never ceases to amaze!!! The food is like art and the service is spot on!"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Knowledgable and professional waitstaff made for a very pleasant evening. Food was great too but great food isnt hard to find in this town...it was the staff that was outstanding"
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "I expected better. The appetizers were awesome. The amberjack. Barely average. Service was great"
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "My wife and I enjoyed our meal at delmonicos. The staff was very attentive and the food was superb. Great local cusine."
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "A group of friends decided to treat ourselves to Dekmonicos during the Essence Festival, 4th of July weekend. The food and the service were amazing! I would come back here for twice the price. Our waiter, Jonathan, seemed to anticipate our needs as if we were connected telepathically. My Amberjack Fish was tender and flaky. A few of my companions had the prix-fix menu with recommended wine tasting and they were very happy. The restaurant is not on the most impressive street, but once you step inside you are transported. Even the trolley noise seemed to die away once we were seated. Highly recommend anytime you are in New Orleans."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "The lamb was a perfect medium. The creme brulee was one of the best. The service was outstanding. I will come back with each visit to NOLA."
    Dined on 7/4/2014