Mr. John's Steakhouse
Mr. John's Steakhouse

Mr. John's Steakhouse

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.mrjohnssteakhouse.com/
  • Phone: 5046797697
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Friday: 11:30am - 2:00pm
    Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 9:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Italian, Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Chef Robert Bruce
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Smoking Area (patio only), Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Josephine
  • Public Transit: St Charles Avenue Street Car
    RTA
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: If the valet is not in front of the restaurant, please park there and bring your keys to the hostess stand and we will have your car parked.
A word from Mr. John's Steakhouse
Desi Vega, Rodney Salvaggio, Paul Varisco and staff, invite you to join them for a "memorable dining experience" at what food critic Tom Fitzmorris calls "The Best Steakhouse in the City." With regular visits from the Saints players and owners, most weekends are sold out. Mr. John's convenient location on historical St. Charles Avenue and valet parking makes for a pleasurable evening in the city!
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
Mr. John's Steakhouse reviews from OpenTable diners
148 reviews since June 27, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.8
    Service4.7
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
93% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (116)romantic (66)fit for foodies (54)notable wine list (52)neighborhood gem (45)good for groups (40)scenic view (28)hot spot (16)great for lunch (9)kid-friendly (5)late-night find (5)great for brunch (4)vibrant bar scene (4)great for outdoor dining (1)Show More
  • Excellent
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/21/2014
    When I made reservations I mentioned that it was our honeymoon. Upon being seated our waiter immediately wished us a happy honeymoon. Additionally they gave us a special treat or lagniappe in the New Orleans tradition. The food was excellent and I highly recommend you go there for a special occasion.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • rwood4
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Great place for a group dinner. Food is excellent! Have never been disapppointed! However, it took a little too long for the entres to come out. Enough that we were getting tired and running out of conversation; and we had lots to talk about! However, our waiter was great in checking in and making sure we always had bread and our drinks were full. So, jim compensated for having to wait for out food and made our dinner turn out to be very pleasant
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • As good as ever
    GreatlittlespotVIP
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    What more can I say, I've been to Mr. Johns on several occasions and I've never been disappointed. Coach Payton was dining with a group next to us so that was a little added bit conversation amongst our group.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Jean B
    JeanB
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    Great food and excellent service. My favorite steak in Nola!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent experience
    Peteetrius
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    Every selection was delicious. A healthy well priced wine list. If you're in the area please go.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect Birthday
    Skipper
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    I always enjoy the steaks and potatoes au gratin on special occasions!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing
    Mros
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    My boyfriend loves steak and for his 30th birthday a friend of mine recommended me Mr. John's. I had made reservation 5 days prior to our dinner and so glad I did because it was filling up quick. Service was great, the food was cooked at its perfection and blown is away! We ended the night with a tiramisu cake with a candle lit up for my boyfriend birthday. He was so surprised and loved every minute of it. Not to mention, we are from houston so it was our first time driving into New Orleans to celebrate! We look forward to coming back
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great restaurant on a great avenue
    pandk
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    Food was excellent. Service was great. Restaurant on street car line. Will definitely go again.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Top Level Restaurant
    davidb
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    This restaurant was a breath of fresh air. Staff people, like the waiters, his helpers, floor manager were great. The food was awesome, from the appetizers, soup ( turtle, one of the best I had ), steaks, lobster, and finally the dessert . Waiters were very helpful in picking out good wines, knowledge of the specials, every dish that we quizzed him about. He even put a appetizer together that I wanted. The food came out in a very timely manner as not to rush us, but relaxed. We were 4 of us dinning, and no one had a single complaint on the food itself, except the steaks came out on very hot plates and my daughter, accidentally touched it after about 7 minutes and it burned her. I don't see a need for such a hot plate with splattering butter
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect Steak with Perfect Wine
    Dan77
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    Nice place in the Garden District with the usual trappings of a classic steakhouse: dark wood trim, white tablecloths and aprons, long wine list. We had the T-bone for two and it was cooked perfectly to medium, tasty, and juicy. The appetizers were great - we had grilled pineapple rings stuffed with crab, and a shrimp remoulade salad that had a wonderful dressing. They had Caymus 2012 CS 40th. Anniversary at a reasonable price, so we had a bottle of this excellent young cab which they decanted for us. Very attentive service. You will not be disappointed. Worth the ride out of the CBD.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Anniversary Dinner
    NeverAgain
    Dined on 10/7/2014
    I was referred by to separate friends. Someone in the food and beverage industry and attorney friend from the area. My wife and I were celebrating our 19th wedding anniversary and were destine to have a good time. I was told we couldn't miss, best steak ever hands down. We arrived early sat at the bar for a couple drinks, then we were promptly sat at our table. It was busy great the food must be wonderful. The noise from people talking was so loud our waiter had to lean in to hear our order. We ordered salads, ribeyes, bake potato and garlic mashed potatoes. Salads were decent, the steaks we ordered one well done and the other medium well came out burnt. The garlic mashed tasted as if they were instant mash potatoes. Very disappointing!
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent server and food!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    Our server Gindy was the best! The food was amazing!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • barbbaby
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Everything I expected on a first visit. Celebrated a fun birthday
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Terrific food, great service
    jk7957
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Loved the food and service. Restaurant was a bit loud, which may turn some people off. Would definitely recommend it to anyone. This would be a great double date/group outing as it would allow you to talk freely across the table.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Crab cakes are a 10!
    Meaux
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Food was delish and service was fabulous. Crab cake were 98% crab meat. No fillers. Delicious.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not What I Expected
    SorelyDisappointed
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    I ordered a rib-eye steak (medium well) and my spouse ordered stark (medium)-and-lobster, both dishes came with a la cart sides. The meals approached $200.00, with which I had no problem; except that my spouse and I are certain that the rib-eye was a lesser cut of meat masquerading as a rib-eye steak; i.e., tough, no marble, and full of gristle. Moreover, we were seated at a tiny table with not much space to accommodate our dishes. My spouse told me I should have informed the manager, but I am the "hate-to-cause-a scene" type of individual. I just vowed that I would never dine there again. The restaurant was highly recommended by a friend, so we chose the setting to celebrate our wedding anniversary.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great place for a steak!
    Mike
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    Mr. John's does not fail. The service is great; the food is good; and the atmosphere is welcoming. I had the rib-eye and it was one of the best I've had in years!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fine Dining at its best
    kdmcalester
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    We went here while in New Orleans for girls' weekend. No one had a compliant. The service was Top of the line. Very nice servers!! You water class was never empty. Eating space was always clean. New silverware for everything. Steaks season well. Huge Lobster tails. Fresh seafood. Just one of the best meal I have had in years.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good food and elegant service
    Tomgolfs
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Group of six all had steak, everyone was complimenting the selection since first time for all. We were about 15 minutes early but seated immediately and the service was also very prompt. The table side dishes were ample and each was very well prepared. Overall a good night.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • SJayVIP
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Best steak in NOLA! Porterhouse for 2 is it! Gindy Is def a tremendous waiter!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Liv2eat
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    Get the strip.... Best steak in the city!!! Service is outstanding as well.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Steak in New Orleans
    LivandEllasdaddy
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    Greg was me and my wife's waiter and he was exceptional. The service is actually a bit to much. I don't need a water or wine refill after only taking a sip or two. Who Dat Shrimp was delicious. After appetizer a homemade meatball was brought out. This was a great/unexpected treat. The filet was cooked perfectly and the hollondaise was a great compliment.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • BigLou
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    Always great. And when I cannot get in, I go to Desi Vega's
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Did Not Disappoint!
    COF6
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    I found this place searching the internet. Was our 20 yr anniversary. They welcomed and congratulated us upon arrival. Took us to a nice table by the window. There was a 14 member bachelor party and an 8 member female birthday celebration. Both were loud, but the staff apologized profusely. Did not really bother us; as it was New Orleans! Food was phenomenal. Wedge salad was tasty. Chef sent out complimentary meatball appetizer to clean our pallets. Scrumptious!!! And the steak and lobster were perfect...perfect! GM came over to our table and personally thanked us for spending our anniversary with them. Was extremely cordial. Will definitely go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Best steak house in New Orleans
    UnbiasedNOLA
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    The filets are consistent and perfect. Service is always professional yet welcoming.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a treat
    Nola
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Food, service, and presentation are memorable for all the right reasons. Porterhouse for two was attractively sliced to share. Mr. John's salad is one that will be enjoyed again. French onion soup and turtle soup were both very good. On the St. Charles streetcar route, dinner at this restaurant is a nice New Orleans event.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • NissaG
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Food was great, pretty noisy for @ lunch time. Pleased with waiter and quality of the food.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food, great service!
    theGfamily
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    Our family celebrated our son's 25th birthday at Mr. John's. We had a great time and enjoyed the food- as usual.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Prototypical steakhouse
    Taylor
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    This is your "run of the mill" steakhouse, but there's nothing wrong with that. Right? I agree with Tom Fitzmorris in his assessment of Mr John's being "the best steakhouse in the city." The food is wonderful with quality cuts of beef, the service was great, and the restaurant is beautiful. Fantastic location on St Charles Ave to boot.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Another sublime evening in Nola
    RoachesFL
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Love this place. Mr. John's is always on our list of places to eat when we go to Nola. The folks who own this restaurant really understand how to develop a client-centric strategy, and then execute on that strategy of preparing a top-notch dining experience. From the moment we walk in, through their warm, genuinely-friendly greeting, then being seated at a great corner spot due to our special anniversary - they really deliver the goods. And the food is magnificent. The steaks are always perfectly medium-rare, the salad cold and crisp, the sides hot, the bread fresh, and the extensive wine list seems to always show us something new and different that we haven't had before. These folks really deliver. Wonderful.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Anniversary
    Cfoodeatit
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    We chose to try Mr John's Steakhouse for our anniversary dinner. We had been given a gift card for the resturant for Christmas and decided to save it for our 44 anniversary. My wife and I have decided that this will be our go to resturant for all our special occasions. The wait staff were extremely knowledgeable and helpful as we selected each course of our meal. I have left the best for last, the food itself. I chose the Cowboy Cut Ribeye and my wife had the Petit Filet, both could be cut with a fork and were full of of flavor and cooked to perfection served on a sizzling hot plate. The appetizers, side items all complimented the meal and the desserts sent it over the top. Can't wait for the next occasion!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nolatolatonola
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Well worth the expense. Cooked to perfection and wonderful service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Anniversary/Birthday Dinner
    The2Floridians
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Great food, excellent service, staff very attentive. Could not have asked for a better experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    This was our second time going to Mr John's and it was just as good as the first time. We had the Surf and Turf and the Filet Mignon. The service is excellent!!!! Would definitely recommend this place to anyone! I know a lot of people like Ruth Chris, but this isn't a chain restaurant and that's what makes it even more special!!!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Classy Steak House
    Othay
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Mr. John's is a classy, New Orleans-style steak house. A picturesque view of the historic St. Charles Avenue while dining on a tender, juicy Grade A steak and great sides is hard to beat. Friendly service makes you feel at home. Highly recommend this place for special occasions or just a nice dinner any night.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best steak
    Miataluvr
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    As always the steak was great! Sat us not in main dining area which was greatly appreciated. The main area is quite loud whereas this area was peaceful. Never a disappointment!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • THE BEST STEAKS IN NEW ORLEANS
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    JUST AS THE HEADKINE SAYS, MR. JOHN'S, QUITE SIMPLY, HAS THE BEST STEAKS IN NEW ORLEANS. THE SERVICE IS OUTSTANDING, AS IS THE AMBIENCE, ESPECIALLY IN THE "BOARD ROOM." YOU WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Once is Not Enough
    Boggieman
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Mr. John's is one of the best if not the best steak destination in Net New Orleans. Great food, great service, dining with a view of St. Charles' street cars. On the upper price scale but we'll worth it for a special occasion. Highly recommended; you won't regret it and realize; "Once is Not Enough"!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Steak
    Jackson
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Great Steak once again... we were a small party and out reservation was honored at exactly the time set... no waiting. The food again was outstanding and the service excellent as we have come to expect
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • luv2eat
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Our entire meal was delicious. Everything was prepared to order and the water gave us time between each entrée.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate