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About Coquette

Located in the Garden District of New Orleans, Coquette offers innovative southern cuisine with an emphasis on locally sourced product. Featuring an accessible international wine list, classic and creative New Orleans cocktails and a well-traveled beer list.

2800 Magazine Street
New Orleans, LA 70115
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American, Creole / Cajun / Southern

Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Saturday & Sunday 10:30am - 2:00pm
Dinner: Monday - Sunday 5:30pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
Washington Street

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(504) 265-0421

Website:
http://www.coquettenola.com/

Catering:
Off-site catering available. For more information, please email mbordelon@coquettenola.com.

Public Transit:
St Charles Streetcar Line- Washington Street
Magazine Street Bus

Executive Chef:
Michael Stoltzfus

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Whether celebrating a special occasion with family and friends or hosting a corporate event, Coquette can accommodate all of your special event needs.

Coquette Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.6

value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Fit for Foodies (48)
Good for a Date (47)
Creative Cuisine (41)
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Neighborhood Gem (37)
Special Occasion (36)
Local Ingredients (29)
Handcrafted Cocktails (27)
Romantic (27)
Tasting Menu (27)
Bar Seating (25)
Cozy (24)
Casual (21)
Good for Birthdays (19)
Good for Anniversaries (19)
Authentic (18)
Good for Groups (17)
Great for Lunch (17)
Quiet Conversation (16)
Seasonal (16)
Worth the Drive (14)
Business Meals (13)
Fun (13)
Notable Wine List (11)
Hot Spot (10)
Great for Brunch (9)
Comfort Food (8)
Happy Hour (8)
Pre/post Theatre (7)
Sunday Lunch (6)
Organic (5)
Good Vegetarian Options (5)
Vibrant Bar Scene (5)
Healthy (4)
Late-night Find (4)
Gluten Free Options (3)
People Watching (3)
Kid-friendly (2)
Vegan (2)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Spicy (1)
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vip
 (New England)·Dined 5 days ago

Spectacular from start to finish. A beautiful space, warm service, and impeccable food. Every single bite. We put ourselves in their hands with a 5-course tasting menu. The snack set the tone — beautiful pate on perfectly grilled bread with bright satsuma and pickled bites, with the best tater tot I could ever hope to have. Courses included smoked cobia, and a delicate crabmeat and rice with popcorn, and a white fish, and...sorry, it gets hazy for the very best reasons. Perfectly balanced, perfect plating. What a meal!

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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

Deep and varied wine list. Knowledgeable sommelier. The food was cutting edge and well-prepared. Service was impeccable.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on November 15, 2017

I originally booked the reservation knowing a wife of my client and friend would be attending, who loves to find places with creative cuisine. Unfortunately she couldn't make it, leaving 4 manly men, two from Texas who prefer the biggest steak around... since dinner fell on me, I was a bit apprehensive keeping the reservation and just booking a steak house. I'm so glad we kept the reservation. We did the blind chef's dinner with wine pairing. It was amazing. Blue crab with popcorn? The flavors, the texture, this and the trout seemed to be everyone's favorites. The next day the four of us had a fishing trip... they all couldn't stop talking about it during the day. Cud-dos to the chef, the wait staff and vision of ownership to take such risks. This place is definitely on my list the next time I stop in New Orleans.

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 12, 2017

I’ve been MANY times to coquette for dinner. The chefs blind tasting is ALWAYS a favorite and never a dissapointment. I often take out of town guests here just for that purpose. Ate here for brunch and was fairly disappointed. Everything had dill on top and it was not tasty at all. I’d heard such great things about brunch here. Won’t be going back for that ever again. However. I will be continuing to bring people here for dinner.

Tags: Bar Seating, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Great experience, we did the blind tasting, which was. Really fun way to try the menu. Overall the food was amazing, the only criticism would be that everyone at our table thought the food was over salted. Otherwise, service, ambiance and he overall experience would be a five star for us

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 11, 2017

The food was beautifully presented and wonderfully flavorful; would definitely return; a nice option away from the hubbub of the French quarter

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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Coquette was highly recommended to us by the owners of "il Giallo" in Sandy Springs, GA.
It is a charming restaurant in the garden quarter of New Orleans in a lovely old building. The downstairs dining and gorgeous bar area are smallish but perfect to dine in if you don't want to climb many stairs to their dining room upstairs. (No lift.) Service is impeccable and very helpful, and both of their snapper and trout entrees were exceptionally delicious. I can't rave enough about their incredible apple caramel dessert which was so unusual and one of the best desserts I have ever enjoyed. We love this restaurant and think it is one of the best in NOLA.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Vibrant Bar Scene, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Late-night Find, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Hot Spot, Creative Cuisine, Healthy, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, People Watching, Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 10, 2017

The ambiance is classic New Orleans . An iconic bar. Lovely space. I’m vegan and the chef was able to whip up a great vegan meal for me. My friend had fish and she said it was very good. I️ recommend this restaurant highly !

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Great meal as always. I just had two "smalls" and a desert. Delicious.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 7, 2017

While visiting NOLA, we decided to try this place based on a friend's recommendation. We enjoyed every bit of it. Opted for the blind tasting and wine pairing and everything that was placed in front of us was outstanding. My favorite item of the night: Butternut Squash ice cream! :)

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Vibrant Bar Scene, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Tasting Menu, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 7, 2017

We visited Coquette for our last dinner out in New Orleans. As a group of four friends who love food, we were not disappointed. We chose the Chef's Tasting menu and wine pairings and enjoyed everything - very flavorful and creative. I highly recommend Coquette to anyone who wants a special meal in a casual but classy atmosphere. Prices were reasonable, cocktails were tasty, and service was attentive.

Tags: Good for Groups, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for a Date, Casual, Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Healthy, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies
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 (New England)·Dined on November 5, 2017

The gumbo was amazing! And the fried chicken was too! Wait staff was fun and engaged. lovey and interesting space.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Comfort Food, Fun
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Had a very good first-time experience. Although we were late to our reservation (had notified them), they accommodated us quickly. Server was very attentive and friendly. Answered all of our questions. Food was delicious.
If you go very hungry, which we were, note that you'll spend some $$$ to be full as the portions are on the small size.

Tags: Good for Groups, Hot Spot
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Food was amazing and service was great. No complains et al. Really enjoyed! Will be back.

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine, Cozy
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

Superb food in a stunning space. If there is a group, order all the deserts. You won't be sorry!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

In a great town full of good restaurants, this is one of the best small spaces.

Tags: Authentic, Hot Spot, Creative Cuisine, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Organic, Cozy, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Romantic
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Every plate we ordered was elegantly prepared and full of flavor. The servers were friendly, knowledgeable, and patient with our questions. It really felt relaxed and lovely. Would definitely recommend!!

Tags: Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 1, 2017

I rarely write reviews but Dinner last night has earned accolades from my friends and me. We all did the tasting menu. The creativity was impressive. Service was really on spot. No fancy linens or glassware just pleasant well presented food and wines. The trout over shrimp sauce was particularly delicious
The choice of wines paired beautifully with the food
I really enjoyed our evening and thank Coquette for making it happen

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vip
 (Milwaukee)·Dined on October 29, 2017

I was in town for business during Halloween weekend. The staff were in very creative costumes. It made for a fun evening. Service was excellent. Food was amazing. Definitely a must while in New Orleans. I know I will be back.

Tags: Authentic, Good for Groups, Local Ingredients, Hot Spot, Casual, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Louisville)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Unusual menu but very good and fresh. Decor is charming, and the waitress was great. It is pricey, but maybe the wine and cocktails is what cost so much!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Organic, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on October 27, 2017

This was our fourth time at a Kristen Essig restaurant. Our second trip to Coquette where Kristin and her partner, Michael Stolzfus, continue to amaze.

For the second time, we ordered the Chef Tasting menu for the table. Each course was presented by various upbeat knowledgeable waitstaff members. They all seem sincerely happy to be a part of the experience.
The dishes are a work of art and a gastric delight. It was also the second time that we brought out of town guests and like us, they can not wait to return. Ambience, service, great cocktail selection, and incredible food.

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Laid back, friendly, relaxing atmosphere in a beautiful neighborhood. Our service was great with good suggestions. The menu was small but adequate featuring local fare.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Vegan, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Notable Wine List, Fun, Bar Seating
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on October 22, 2017

The waitstaff and kitchen went above and beyond to accommodate a member of our party who had specific dietary needs.

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 (Naples)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Exceptional food, wine and service (high praise from a Culinary Institue of America graduate). This was my third eating/drinking vacation in New Orleans, and I wish I had found Coquette sooner. Don't pass it up the next time you are dining in New Orleans, and definitely don't skip dessert. Many thanks to the Kitchen for producing such a great meal even on a Sunday night.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 22, 2017

We had the blind 5 course menu with the wine pairing. This requires full table participation. There is an option to customize by your dietary restrictions, which is awesome for a pescatarian with nut allergies and vegetarian on a date. We enjoyed each other's meals and at times had options just for us, including the wine. The ambiance, service and food courses were superb. This was our first introduction to New Orleans casual fine dining and it didn't disappoint. If you are a foodie then you will love it.

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·Dined on October 21, 2017

Beautiful space, excellent wait staff, delicious food. Exceeded all expectations.

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·Dined on October 20, 2017

The servers were excellent and attentive, the water glass was always filled, everyone was pleasant. The food was excellent.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Casual, Late-night Find, Business Meals
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vip
 (New Orleans)·Dined on October 19, 2017

Everything was really good and good ambiance, but the service was sooooo slow!

Tags: Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Local Ingredients, Casual, Cozy, Romantic, Authentic, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on October 18, 2017

Spectacular and creative as always. Recommend the tasting menu but everything is delicious. Great bar with craft cocktails.

Tags: Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Authentic, Seasonal, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Happy Hour, Tasting Menu, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Local Ingredients, Cozy
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vip
 (New Orleans)·Dined on October 17, 2017

Have usually loved this place, but this was a bad night for them. Our drinks came almost 10 minutes apart even thiugh ordered at same time (who does this?). The "pork shoulder" meal I ordered had only the smallest medallion of pork with most of the meal sausage and cobia (!?) neither of which were even mentioned in the description. Will likely give this place one more chance.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Coquette was great for a Sunday brunch with family. We had wonderful service and the food was delicious!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Fun, Vibrant Bar Scene, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 15, 2017

We have eaten here about once a year over the last 8. The quality of the food and service has not diminished a wit.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Best meal I had in New Orleans. Unbelievable food and service. Loved it!

Tags: Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Paleo Friendly, Local Ingredients, Gluten Free Options
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 (New England)·Dined on October 15, 2017

A lovely place but entry portions were rather skimpy.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Excellent atmosphere, awesome food and drinks, very accommodating and attentive staff. Requested the top level to hopefully enjoy less noise to be able to enjoy the company, until next table was sat, they weren’t in the same mood 🙈. Overall excellent and will be coming back.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Happy Hour, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Tasting Menu, Healthy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 14, 2017

I go once a year when I visit my daughter at Tulane. It never disappoints! The Tasting Menu is a real treat!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 11, 2017

Everything about Coquette is perfection. As a local it is my go to place.

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 (New England)·Dined on October 11, 2017

If you do nothing else in your lifetime, try the tasting menu at Coquette...absolutely amazing! A bit pricey at $70, but worth every penny. Every course was artfully prepared and married well to the wine pairing (an additional $35). Best gumbo I have ever had. Can't wait to return on my next trip.

Tags: Romantic, Tasting Menu, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New England)·Dined on October 9, 2017

My friend and I had a great experience at Coquette for her birthday dinner. If I lived in the neighborhood, I would go all the time. In fact, it put the neighborhood at the top of my list for when I eventually move to the city.

The service was exceptional. They are clearly well versed in hospitality and know how to take care of people. They came highly recommended by folks in the industry and I can definitely see why.

Thank you for everything!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Seasonal, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Casual, Local Ingredients
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 8, 2017

We were visiting from out of town and found Coquette through a friend’s recommendation. The atmosphere was relaxed, yet elevated. We were treated splendidly by the staff, who paid careful attention to our comments on the food and guided us thoughtfully to recommendations for subsequent courses. The stand out dish was the very understated Louisiana Long Grain Rice, served with the most delicious broth. The small, yet excellent, wine selection matched the food well. Would most definitely return.

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