NOLA Restaurant
NOLA Restaurant

NOLA Restaurant

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.emerilsrestaurants.com/nola-restaurant
  • Phone: 5045226652x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch:
    Thursday - Monday: 11:30am – 2:00pm


    Dinner:
    Monday - Sunday: 6:00pm – 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Creole / Cajun / Southern, Cajun, Creole
  • Executive Chef: Joshua Laskay
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Customize your private party with exquisite food, wine and service.
  • Private Party Contact: Carolyn Favrot 5045226652x

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Chartres Street
  • Parking: Hotel Parking
  • Parking Details: Validated parking at Omni Hotel on Chartres Street between St. Louis Street & Toulouse Street
A word from NOLA Restaurant
NOLA. New Orleans Shorthand for a return address with a hurricane swirl.... the strength of the storm by which Emeril Lagasse has taken his adopted home New Orleans with a whirlwind of fresh adaptations of classic Creole cuisine. Located in the French Quarter, this hip & fun restaurant's decor is almost as playful & sophisticated as its menu. Come & see how Emeril Lagasse breathes new life into the New Orleans cuisine he loves. Although walk-ins can be accommodated, reservations are highly recommended. Our dress policy is casual to business casual with no tank tops for men. Joshua Laskay, Chef de Cuisine, and Averriel Thomas, General Manager, are dedicated to providing you with that memorable dining experience.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerOutdoor Dining
  • Diners' Choice WinnerVibrant Bar Scene
  • Diners' Choice WinnerAmerican
NOLA Restaurant reviews from OpenTable diners
104 reviews since May 19, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.4
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelEnergetic
89% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for outdoor dining (74)neighborhood gem (58)vibrant bar scene (52)hot spot (42)good for groups (29)fit for foodies (23)great for lunch (19)late-night find (16)scenic view (12)special occasion (11)great for brunch (10)kid-friendly (9)notable wine list (7)romantic (5)Show More
  • $20 burger? Nope
    LordHappy
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    The staff was fine, the food was fine, just wildly over-priced. The wood-plank plating is nice. The fried pickles were simply that...a thin layer of fry-stuff over a very hot pickle. The pretzel balls were tasty, the dragon sauce less so. The base burger is $16 and by the time you add two toppings, you're at $20. I can think of an easy half-dozen places with better burgers for $12 an under. The ribs were ok and the pulled pork was more of a taste-than-smell experience...if you've ever had smoked pulled pork, then you know what I mean. An informal vote regarding the best part of the meal, the draught root beer won 5-0. Glad I went once, no need to return.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Park Tavern, doing EVERYTHING RIGHT
    ROBERTOVIP
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    GREAT EXPERIENCE FROM START TO FINISH. I ASKED FOR QUIETER TABLE (HEARING IMPAIRED) AND HOSTESS GAVE US GREAT QUIET TABLE OUTSIDE. HAPPY HOUR PRICES APPLY TO TABLES OUTSIDE THE BAR AREA, A REAL PLUS SINCE YOU DON'T HAVE TO STAND AT CROWDED NOISY BAR. WAITRESS, PAM WAS GREAT NEEDED MORE TIME BEFORE ORDERING NO PROBLEM, NO RUSH. HAMBURGERS WERE COOKED TO PERFECTION! TO TOP IT OFF A FEW DAYS LATER RECEIVED A CALL FROM THE RESTAURANT, CATHY I BELIEVE, JUST WANTING TO KNOW HOW WE ENJOYED OUR DINING EXPERIENCE. GREAT, GREAT, CAN'T WAIT TO RETURN. RESTAURANT KNOWS HOW DO THINGS RIGHT. OTHER RESTAURANTS, EVEN TOP NOTCH RESTAURANTS LIKE ABE & LOUIE'S, SEASON'S 52 ARE TOO DUMB TO CALL YOU IF YOU HAVE A COMPLAINT!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Wonderful evening with cheerful server. They honored the reservation as well! Great outdoor venue.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Casual with unique burgers
    Baddog67
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    This was my first time to Park, and I had the lamb burger, it was topped with feta cheese and fresh mint a perfect compliment to the perfectly cooked burger. Very tasty. We started with soft pretzel balls that we could dip in a blend if cheese, horse radish, and mustard that was really good. Waiter was very knowledgeable and nice... A burger, salad an appetizer and two beers $75...a little pricey, but quality food. We'll be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    great burger. one of the best I ever had. the rest is just fair. everything is alacarte, which is not great.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Consistent
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Always great food and service. Only problem is that the inside seating was too loud to have a conversation with the people at my table
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Texman
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    This is the second time we have eaten there, and enjoyed it once again! The wait staff is terrific, the food not only varied, but very good, with fair pricing. The ages at the restaurant varied from very young ( early twenties) to my age (mid seventies). All very hip and very cool. If you want good food, fair prices, great atmosphere, run, don't walk to the Park Tavern.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good food, limited menu
    MFoyVIP
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    I wish there was more on the menu, but what I got tasted very good. Staff very friendly and service was great.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Best burgers in Delray
    delray200
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    We live in Delray and dine out at least once per week. We hit the Park Tavern every time we’re up for a great burger fix and a fun Happy Hour. Their burgers are way better than The Office, the outdoor dining area is shaded, and their service is less pretentious. And you can select a side salad instead of their (excellent) Tavern Fries. I only wish they were open for lunch so we could enjoy their burgers more often!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great place but ...
    RscottferrariVIP
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    I always have a good meal and service here. But the noise level dining inside was extremely loud. It was too hot to eat outside.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Tavern!
    Carl
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    We enjoy park tavern, always consistent. My wife and I have been coming since they opened and we have never been disappointed. Will be back again soon.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Nice place but way too noisy
    DavidM
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    The food was great, waiter was excellent. However it was so noisy in the restaurant that the 5 of us almost had to resort to texting to communicate...
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Park Tavern NEVER disappoints!
    JuantonVIP
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    I'm almost a little embarrassed to admit that we go to Park Tavern about once a week. Why? They consistently deliver high quality food with exceptional service. The menu is creative but not bizarre. Ingredients are always top notch. The happy hour specials ($5 apps and drink specials on wines, beers, and mixed drinks, changing nightly) are great and the staff is always accommodating with kids (ours are 4, 6, and 8 and they love PT). For apps try the grilled octopus and/or tuna tartar. Among our favorite entrees are the grilled salmon, blue cheese crusted brisket, and Linguine & Clams. If they have ribs for the 'smokehouse special' ORDER THEM!!. Oh, and if you like craft beers you'll love PT. Some of the staff are true beer aficionados!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food and fun
    JudyPVIP
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    We were a party of three and we each ordered something different. Each meal was delicious! The Kobe beef hot dog was the best my husband ever had! We loved the deviled eggs and the pretzel appetizers. Drinks were divine. We really enjoy ourselves each time we come here. Have not been disappointed yet!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food!
    delraybeach
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Great food & service! We always enjoy their food - the tuna app is really good!
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Place
    FantasticVIP
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    My husband and I were heading to a movie, and did not have much time to eat prior. We made a last minute reservation on Open Table for Park Tavern, hoping we would be able to eat something decent, fairly quickly! When we got there we had our waitress in less than a minute, she had our drinks out to us immediately, we ordered and had our food at the table in approximately 10 minutes. We were thrilled with the speed of which everything was going so we wouldn't miss our movie, what we did not expect was how awesome our food was! Everything you could want in a restaurant, quick, pleasant and delicious! Definitely going back!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Best Burger in town
    KAS1VIP
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    Always the best burger in town. Great location. Service was outstanding.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Judith
    Dined on 7/15/2014
    We always have a great meal here. The burgers are to die for!!! The ice tea is the best I've had.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Park Tavern a solid Delray Eatery
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Everyone enjoyed their meals and the service was great. Nice menu variety both in scale and price. There is no reason why Park Tavern should not be one of the enduring places in Delray. We will return.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • ZzzzVIP
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Good happy hour specials when we went. Pork chop was a little dry.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • GREAT HAMBURGER
    drdickgVIP
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    The best hamburger I ever had. Big, juicy, delicious. Great service. Exotic beers.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Local Find
    two2tango
    Dined on 6/26/2014
    Somehow we kept passing this restaurant by on Atlantic Ave, as it sits back a bit from the street. Glad we wandered in for a great meal. It's a bit of a sports bar feel inside, so it can get loud, but overall it was a great experience. Service was very attentive and the food was excellent. Stopped in for sandwiches, but will definitely try their dinner fare, as they were surprisingly well prepared and tasty.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The Best Hamburgers, Anywhere!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    The food is great - especially the hamburgers and the fries, OMG!!! You would think you had died had gone to hamburger/French fry heaven! The World Cup was on all of the TV's, so it was unusually noisy, but fun! We brought friends who had never eaten there and they were wowed!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    Great meal, incredible drinks, and wonderful service. The a/c was broken so they gave us a free desert without us complaining at all. They even had the a/c guy there during the meal, and by the time our ice-cream came it was cool again!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • NICE DINNER
    MIKE
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    We were in Delray for a weekend and took my mom out to dinner here based on a recommendation from a friend. It turned out to be a great recommendation. The food and service were great. We got there during happy hour so the $3 glass of wine was a nice surprise. The only drawback of this place is that is can be a bit noisy, but it's a sports bar atmosphere, so no surprises. We'd go back in a heartbeat.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The best!
    julesVIP
    Dined on 6/17/2014
    Great food , great atmosphere, great fun, great prices, great people! What more can you ask for! Thanks for making it happen.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great location
    Luvabargain
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    Great place to people watch and enjoy the Ave. Service was efficient and we were made aware of Happy Hour specials which were fun and a real bargain.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Tables too close together & LOUD
    VIPOpenTableGuestVIP
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    You can hardly move or walk around outside as the tables and chairs are TOO close together, no room and you are ON TOP of everyone around you! Food is OK, nice portions and they have a $5 Bar Menu and $2 beers.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • You gotta Love Tuesdays!
    julesVIP
    Dined on 6/10/2014
    such a wonderful time tonight with great food, great bourbon, great service and great atmosphere. We always enjoy a great place with great food. Love, love, love....
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • fun
    jimg1234
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    vibrant place.. great neighborhood place. food is consistent
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Craft Beer
    BocaBeerLover
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    Great craft beer selection both on tap and in bottles!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Neighborhood Gem
    Carl
    Dined on 5/27/2014
    Consistent! My wife and I love Park Tavern, Neighborhood favorite
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Da Best
    foodie123VIP
    Dined on 5/26/2014
    Always consistent with awesome food. It does not matter what you order but the burgers are over the top. The biggest hot dog I have ever seen. Fit for foodies !!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Disappointed
    goodeats
    Dined on 5/25/2014
    It wasn't the typical experience we have had in the past. I booked with Open Table, but was told we hadn't requested an outside table. Perhaps I missed something on the website. They did accommodate us only as there was one available. My guests were disappointed. First because no soup was available, and second, although the portion of steak was sizeable, there was too much gristle and fat. Because our past experiences have been good, we'll be back, but because of the inconsistent quality, we won't invite anyone until a better pattern is established.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delicious burgers
    PashminaGirl
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    Impromptu dinner at Park Tavern turned into a lovely evening. Terrific ambience. Delicious food presented well. Efficient service. Justin was our waiter and he was terrific. Beef burger with blue cheese and fries ranked right up there with all time great burgers. Veggie burger with house salad was also fantastic. Will need to return to try to ribs with mac + cheese.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Lively and fun
    Barb
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    Date night and going out with friends - perfect place!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best burger around
    KAS1VIP
    Dined on 5/22/2014
    Lovely place to sit outside and have a relaxing, casual meal. Hostess staff always friendly and welcoming. Burger and pulled pork sandwich wonderful. Good Delray Beach location.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best
    foodie123VIP
    Dined on 5/21/2014
    Everything on the menu is great !! But , the BEST burger EVER.... Fit for foodies
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Burger Place
    mikepVIP
    Dined on 5/19/2014
    This is a burger place and the meal was "good" but the burgers were on the dry side and on par with TGI Fridays or some such. The bad part was we started with I think the bus boy who got our drinks and he didn't seem to be too with it. He would say something and didn't understand our answer, minimal English maybe? Also, if someone orders iced tea, one typically expects regular tea and not an exotic flavored tea, so it would be nice to be told. Worse off we waited forever for the waitress to arrive to get my wife something different to drink. Then the waitress took our order and disappeared forever (never returned). Someone else brought our food and then we saw no one for a while and the bus boy finished the service.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 65 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 19, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.4
    • Food4.5
    • Ambiance4.1
    • Service4.4
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The following 422 reviews are from the NOLA Restaurant reviews archive.
  • Best good Bar in Delray
    Alan
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    Love the food and beer selection and with great service
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.