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About Andrea's

Come in, sit down, and relax at Andrea’s Restaurant in Metairie. We are happy to have you! And as Chef always says, “My Home is Your Home!”
Andrea’s Restaurant has been in business since 1985 serving up the tastiest Northern Italian cuisine and freshest seafood from around the world. Enjoy local Louisiana favorites like Gumbo and Red Beans and Rice alongside traditional Italian dishes such as Osso Bucco and Cannelloni. Chef Andrea is in the kitchen every day ensuring every dish is perfect. At Andrea’s, you will always have a meal you’ll never forget at an affordable price.
Celebrate at Andrea’s in one of our many private dining rooms! Whether you’re looking for a small bridal brunch or a large corporate party, we'll handle all the details while your guests enjoy a delicious meal cooked by Chef Andrea himself! Seating for up to 500 guests and off-site catering available.
We have ample free parking at Andrea’s and are only 8 minutes from the airport!

3100 19th St
Metairie, LA 70002
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian, American, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Daily: 11am - 3pm;
Dinner: Sunday- Wednesday: 3pm - 9pm;
Thursday - Saturday: 3pm - 10pm;
Sunday Brunch: 11am - 3pm

Cross Street:
Ridgelake

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(504) 834-8583

Website:
http://www.andreasrestaurant.com/

Entertainment:
Every Friday and Saturday evening, Piano Player Phil Melancon plays in Capri Blue Bar & Lounge from 8-11pm.

Catering:
Allow Chef Andrea to cater your next event in our beautiful banquet facilities or off-premises should you prefer. With over twenty years of creative culinary experience throughout Western Europe and the United States, Chef Andrea can design and execute your personalized gathering with his unique continental flair. Under his supervision all dishes are prepared fresh daily and all pastries and desserts are created from scratch in his kitchen.

Executive Chef:
Chef Andrea Apuzzo

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Happy Hour: Monday through Friday 4-7 pm

Private Dining

Share the experience with those you love at Andrea's Restaurant . We offer 5 private rooms that can open up to 1 grand ballroom.Our rooms are great for private parties including Business Meetings, Seminars, Wedding Receptions, Rehearsal Dinners, Birthdays, Showers, & Teas.

Andrea's Ratings and Reviews

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4.0

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.0

service

4.3

ambience

4.1

value

3.9

Noise

Quiet

81% would recommend it to a friend

Romantic (22)
Good for a Date (19)
Good for Anniversaries (18)
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Authentic (17)
Special Occasion (16)
Quiet Conversation (16)
Neighborhood Gem (13)
Notable Wine List (13)
Good for Birthdays (12)
Worth the Drive (11)
Great for Lunch (10)
Sunday Lunch (10)
Cozy (10)
Business Meals (9)
Pre/post Theatre (8)
Creative Cuisine (5)
Tasting Menu (5)
Great for Brunch (4)
Comfort Food (4)
Fit for Foodies (4)
Good for Groups (4)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Happy Hour (4)
Local Ingredients (4)
Casual (3)
Late-night Find (3)
People Watching (3)
Disabled Access (3)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Bar Seating (2)
Kid-friendly (2)
Healthy (2)
Seasonal (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
Fun (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Live Music (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Spicy (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
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·Dined 4 days ago

It has been many years since we last visited Andrea's of which we had very fond memories. We found the service, ambiance, and atmosphere to be very good for our Sunday get together with friends. The food was quite acceptable but could not be described as outstanding. We will return in the future.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic
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 (Tallahassee)·Dined 4 days ago

Food quality and service very good. Prices reasonable. Menu has unusual items

Tags: Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, People Watching
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·Dined 5 days ago

Reserved a table for my Anniversary with my husband and were sat in a private more quiet area but the main area was loud but sounded like lots of fun! It was nice to have our alone private time but next time we are requesting the main room to see and hear the live music. Food was great but the thing we ordered was the bottle of Andrea's wine. It was very nice and not dry, if you are not into dry wines, this is the one for you. We didn't get to meet Andrea the chef like other people have gotten the chance to so hopefully next time. Everything was great!

Tags: Authentic, Notable Wine List, Romantic
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 (New Orleans)·Dined 5 days ago

We had the BEST date at Andrea's this weekend. This is our go-to for Italian. We LOVE it. Best Italian restaurant in GNO.

Tags: Cozy, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Authentic, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on December 3, 2017

The service was slow, bread was cold, stale. Salad dressing was weak. The gumbo was full of Goodies
Crab meat, shrimp, sausage but had no flavor. Potatoes were burnt. Spinach was drowned in too much sauce.Not a good value for the overpriced entrees .

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·Dined on November 24, 2017

The food was horrible and over priced. The waitress didn’t know the menu or any of the specials. The food was not fresh. We ordered appetizers and they came out about 2 minutes later because they had been prepared and were cold, on top of tasting horrible. We asked for the manager and he refused to come over and said he was too busy. We ended up walking out and going to a local burger joint where we at least knew we’d get our money’s worth. Don’t waste your time here, go to Vincent’s up the street. It’s amazing.

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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Very busy Thanksgiving evening.Service better than expected

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·Dined on November 24, 2017

Andrea's was not prepared to service families on Thanksgiving Day. Holidays are a special time, a restaurant should not take on this task if they are not equipped and staffed to do so. Reservation was for 6:00 PM dinner was served after 7:00 PM. The food was cold and service was poor. My son was given a coffee cup with red lipstick on it. How can the kitchen or server miss a white cup with a huge lip imprint in red? We did not received anything complimentary for our inconvenience.

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·Dined on November 24, 2017

Went for thanksgiving dinner. Service was horrible! Waited nearly 50 minutes for our entrees.

Tags: Casual, Comfort Food
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·Dined on November 24, 2017

Went there for Specail dinner service was terrible it was very noisy ended up deciding to go to another restaurant

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·Dined on November 24, 2017

We were here for Thanksgiving. The food and service was top notch, we were very pleased with the experience overall. The one snag was they ran out of bread pudding but the alternate desserts were delicious as well. Very pleased with our evening at Andrea's.

Tags: Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Houston)·Dined on November 24, 2017

This restaurant ruined our Thanksgiving night.

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·Dined on November 23, 2017

Enjoyed my Thanksgiving lunch. The food was great. I will do this again.

Tags: Special Occasion, Authentic, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 20, 2017

Enjoyed...very relaxing evening (Sunday). Not crowded so we appreciated the personal service.
Only thing I could have improved is that I noted on my reservation that we were celebrating a birthday, but there was no mention of it by the host or the waiter. I take some of the blame because I didn't say anything, but I wanted it to be a surprise for my son and he would have heard or seen me saying something.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Great for Lunch, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Healthy, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 14, 2017

Great Italian restaurant in the heart of Metarie. Restaurant provided last minute limo service for pick up from our hotel. The owner Andrea, was very accommodating in both the service provided and stayed open late for my family to dine and relax for our anniversary. The food was fresh, and was prepared with the heart. The menu was full of great dishes to chose from and our waiter Santino made great recomendations on seafood. This is a classy restaurant and you get what you pay for, so don't expect Olive Garden prices. Highly recommended for a nice dining, real Italian experience.

Tags: Cozy, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Tasting Menu, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Andrea never disappoints! The crabmeat ravioli is to die for and the rigatoni carbonara is delish but rich. This is one of FEW restaurants where you are not rushed and the service is excellent. It is nice to eat in a quieter atmosphere too. The decor may not be HGTV but I come for the food and service. Chef Andrea always visits the dining room to thank the patrons for coming. He rocks along with his salmon entree. Will continue to be repeat customers.

Tags: Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on November 4, 2017

We drove into New Orleans and stopped for a late night dinner at Andreas'. We were greeted by Andrea himself. The service was great, some places for after 9 dinner rush you and are cleaning up around you, you feel in their way. Not Andreas', we felt relaxed and the food was great! The atmosphere were very nice as well. Great place. They have a separate bar area with jukebox music and bar food, people were dancing and having fun, we noticed as we were leaving.

Tags: Authentic, Creative Cuisine
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Four senior-citizen friends had lunch at Andrea's. Food was good, ambiance was good, service was good. We enjoyed our meal and had coffee afterward. I think price was average for this level of restaurant, although being seniors we have to be careful with our money and not too extravagant. To us, this is a "special occasion" restaurant and not someplace we could eat every day. All-in-all, an enjoyable experience.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Cozy, Great for Brunch, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Seasonal
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·Dined on October 23, 2017

Only draw back was the music lol other than that the food was excellent and the service was phenomenal!!!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Romantic, Casual, Happy Hour
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Super service and excellent attitude to my comments and great ambience coupled with nice food, what can one say?
Super! Thanks Team

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on October 17, 2017

My wife and I enjoyed our anniversary dinner here. Great service, great food.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on October 17, 2017

Celebrated wife’s birthday. Food was great and service was outstanding.

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on September 23, 2017

The food and wait service is of good quality. My disappointment was the air condition was not functioning and we were not informed before our party of 8 arrival at 8:30 a. m. We were seated in dining room and it was uncomfortable. No one apologized for our discomfort. However, after our quick breakfast, we noticed the other side of the restaurant was cool. It was set up for a lunch or banquet perhaps. We were out by 10:15 and would have preferred a more pleasant temperature. Or at least a comp for our coffee and teas. Rather a disappointment.

Tags: Authentic, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch, Quiet Conversation
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on September 22, 2017

We enjoyed the food, service, and evening very much. Mr. Andrea came out and talk to the guests at the tables. Mr. Bobby Ohler was playing music in the lounge area and we listened to him for several hours after our meal. He was excellent with a great variety of music. As I said, it was an excellent night and looking forward to our next visit.

Tags: Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Late-night Find, Notable Wine List, Gluten Free Options, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Live Music, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on September 20, 2017

Excellent Italian food. We used to go to Andrea's often when we lived in Metairie.
We live in Ponchatoula now. There is no place on the North Shore that compares to Andrea's!

Tags: Authentic
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·Dined on September 11, 2017

Our waitress, Natalie, was outstanding. No real wait for food and on our way out of the restaurant, Chef Andrea came out and greeted us. We will be back!

Tags: Spicy, Disabled Access, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Enjoyed the 3 appetizer & glass of wine for $32.
A great selection of appetizers, generous in size and delicious. My favorite was the eggplant crab cake. Recommend trying

Tags: Romantic, Cozy, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on September 2, 2017

I wouldn’t recommend anyone eat here. The food was horrible.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 24, 2017

A little disappointing. Lots and lots of garlic and the red snapper was overcooked. Would not go back.

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on August 16, 2017

Great ambiance atmosphere food and service. Highly recommended for all occasions!

Tags: Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Authentic, Great for Lunch, Good Vegetarian Options, Tasting Menu, Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Happy Hour, Fun, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for a Date, Healthy, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Disabled Access
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on August 10, 2017

Not sure if there was a problem with our server or the kitchen, but several things were incorrect. She did accommodate our granddaughter's indecision by bringing an alternative dessert, on the house. This was quite unusual for Andrea's which has always been top notch in both food and service.

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·Dined on August 6, 2017

Very good food and the service was wonderful. I am the server if the pompiano was fresh She checked with the kitchen and I was assured of the freshness of the fish. I had the Pompano with lemon butter and capers and it was delightful. My friend had Veal Parmesan and loved it. We ordered dessert , homemade Praline Cheesecake and it was decadent.Love going to Andrea s

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Authentic
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vip
 (New Orleans)·Dined on August 5, 2017

I love Italian food.
I loved when the chef/owner came to our table to welcome us and thank us for coming.

Thats where the love stopped

It took our server 25 minutes to provide water and a chef comp

35 minutes to take the order and then I had to remind her i was waiting on a bottle of Caymus (a top shelf wine)

Before i recd my salad the waiter for adjacent table spilled a martinii on me (he apologized but offerred no assistance or compensation for my now alcohol filled linen shirt).

When the appetizers were served the server put them down incorrectlly .

When the entrees were served they put a pork chop in front of me and said it was the duck (biggest duck bone I ever saw)

Took 20 more minutes to bring my duck which was still cold in many places ( i belueve they just took it out of the freezer.

I would say I wanted to love it but in reality they need to fire some employees and get it right if they want repeat business

one star for food everything else zero

oh yeah they took $20 off my $200 dinner when i told the chef/owner my duck was cold

they should have comped the entire meal when the waiter gave me a martinni shower

there are lots of better choices in nola sorry chef!

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·Dined on July 30, 2017

Very pleasant experience. A birthday luncheon that everyone enjoyed

Tags: Authentic, Good for Birthdays
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on July 29, 2017

Horrible service. Server let go on her on too early. Really horrible experience

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 25, 2017

New to the area. It was wonderful from start to finish! Really enjoyed the complimentary bottle of wine!

Tags: Healthy, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Comfort Food, Special Occasion
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·Dined on July 22, 2017

Dining started off great. The scallops was not the best, very bland and gritty. then had to wait about 25 mintues between the salad and entre. when waiter asked if we would like a desert we politely said no and asked for the check. Well it took this waiter almost an hour to bring us our check. it seems as though he was more interested in talking to other quest at a table in the corner than waiting on us. we even had to pour the remaining wine in our own glasses. Sadly to say I will not be back

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on July 18, 2017

The appetizer, Calamari, was very disappointing - overcooked, over breaded, and I sent it back after one bite, and was surprised it remained on the bill. The entree, Drum Meuniere, was outstanding, I've never had better. The dessert was a delicious chocolatey cake, hard to describe. The service was very good as was the ambience. A business group across the room was a bit loud but not too bad. I had not been to Andrea's in years, and while the beginning was not good, the middle and end were great .

Tags: Authentic, Local Ingredients
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·Dined on June 18, 2017

Very good for upper casual to high end.
Went on Father's Day and was disappointed
to find set menu :
3 course meal only
your choice of 3 appetizers, 3 entrees, 3 deserts
Would have preferred to order from the regular menu.
No problem with the food or service, just the limited choices. Value was ok only, without choices

Do not go on slow or odd days (like day after Xmas) when the proprieter isnt likely to be on site. Huge difference (negative) when he isn't there

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 18, 2017

The food was delicious, as always, but the service was not what we've come to expect from this restauant. We do enjoy the relaxed atmosphere where the courses come at a relaxing pace, so that you can enjoy your dining experience but for this occasion we felt neglected. Yes, it was a holiday, but it was after the rush and the restaurant eps as not packed. By the time dessert was served, we were afraid to order coffee, knowing we wouldn't get it anytime soon and we're ready for the check so we could leave. We will be back but with smaller parties and request a livelier server.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Sunday Lunch, Business Meals
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