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Emeril's Restaurant

4.6
8575 reviews
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$30 and under
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Creole
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  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
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Emeril’s Restaurant is chef/restaurateur Emeril Lagasse’s famed flagship restaurant housed in a renovated pharmacy warehouse in New Orleans’ Warehouse District. Since opening in 1990, Emeril’s has been a definitive force in contemporary New Orleans cuisine and has earned rave reviews and accolades for over 25 years, including Esquire magazine’s “Restaurant of the Year” and Wine Spectator’s “Grand Award” for 14 consecutive years. At the helm is chef de cuisine David Slater, who works closely with Chef Emeril to push culinary boundaries and deliver bold and diverse flavors for a one-of-a-kind dining experience with unparalleled service and a festive unpretentious setting.

Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Creole, Seafood, Creole / Cajun / Southern
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:00pm
Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Happy Hour: Monday - Friday: 5:00pm - 7:00pm
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Phone number
(504) 528-9393
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Douglas Braselman
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Private party facilities
Customize your private party with exquisite food, wine & service.
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Private party contact
Taylor Terrebonne: (504) 528-9393
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Julia Street
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Parking details
Complimentary, secure valet parking across from the restaurant
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cigar Room, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 8575 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.7
service
4.6
ambience
4.3
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87% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 6 hours ago

Exceptional service and food!

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5.0Dined a day ago

Becasuse my business has moved and for where I live, I don't get to the restaurant as often. Last night I saw Kevin, Ray, Macus, and Herman. It was like returning home to family. After at least 20 years of being served by the staff, I still enjoy the food and the staff's wonderful attention to accommodate me and my guests. The quality, level of service and sincerity Kevin and his team shows is truly WORLD CLASS!!! I wish the best to everyone associated with Emeril's!

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5.0Dined a day ago

Best food of the week!!! Amazingly good!

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3.0Dined 2 days ago

Service felt overbearing. Enteres and deseets lacked taste, as the emphasis was on oversized portions; quanity over quality. Overpriced wine list.

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5.0Dined 2 days ago

We had a private room and it was excellent. My only complaint is that two of us received seconds on drinks we did not order. We were asked repeatedly if we wanted more to drink and said no, but they brought them anyway. Odd.

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Service was amazing. Staff very attentive. Food was great as usual. This was our 4 th time here. Will definitely come back next time in New Orleans

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4.0Dined 3 days ago

My colleague and I had a very nice dinner starting with the Barbeque Shrimp and Calamari for appetizers, softshell crab on a Caesar salad, and we both had fish for our entrees.

The food was excellent, service very good, but the bread pudding dessert could have been better as I don't like a congealed hard bread for the "pudding".
overall a nice dining experience.

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

This is our second time at Emeril’s and it was delicious again

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Dinner was terrific...food, service, decor, beverages, ambiance and smiles from all staff! I highly recommend the mushroom appetizer!!

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4.0Dined 6 days ago

Very good food, authentic Louisiana cuisine with an artsy twist on most recipes. My wife had the ribeye, and it was probably one of the top 4 or 5 steaks that I have ever tasted.

I had the escargot, and a bowl of gumbo. The escargot was very good, the gumbo was the second best I have ever had.

The atmosphere was great, the ambiance was splendid for a date night or anniversary, and the service was very good.

If the system allowed 4.5 stars, that is the review I would give Emeril's.

2nd best restaurant I have been to in NOLA. Only Copeland's get's higher marks from me.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Food and service were excellent. We were visiting from out of town. Easy Uber drive from our hotel that was near the French Quarter. Will definitely eat here again if ever in NOLA again.

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3.0Dined 6 days ago

My review- Outstanding (10/10) appetizers, outstanding (10/10) salads but the main dish (salmon) gets a 5/10 and the dessert (2/10).

My wifes' -- 10/10 for the appetizers, 10/10 soup, 4/10 main dish (beef stroganoff) and 1/10 for the dessert.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Everything was perfect. From the tablecloth to the food. Service was impeccable. The manager, without any prompting, even came by and asked a table full of loud and obnoxious people to tone things down. Have the banana cream pie for desert. It was wonderful.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Absolutely delicious and staff always superb. We celebrated a birthday and they went above and beyond which is usual

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4.0Dined 6 days ago

Waiters r aeesome

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1.0Dined on April 16, 2018

We came from Chicago and saved this restaurant for our grand finale.

Appetizers Issues
- Gulf shrimp. They were delivered overcooked and lukewarm. Barely any seasoning. We didn't send them back, but should of.
- Duck cream soup. Good flavor, broth was only served. Not sure if there was more to it. The problem was again the serving temperature was luke warm.

Main course
- Fried chicken was a little over done. The crust didnt have much flavor and was very dry. It was the servered at a good termperature. I wish it had more flavor.

Waygu skirt steak with chimichurri and brussels - Cooked well. Chimichurri was nothing more than a basic one. Very boring.

Wine Issues
- Bottle of Duckhorn wine (100 dollars). This bottle was served to use very warm. Very strange. Instead of replacing the bottle, they remedied the situation, by poring us a new glass from the bar while the already opened bottle was chilled to a normal red temperature. We are not total wine snobs, but at that price point, they should find a proper bottle, or refund it.

Overall, this place is just a tourist trap. they need quality control. I will say the desserts looked phenomenal but we didn't get to try them.

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4.0Dined on April 16, 2018

Very good food (a little spicy for my taste) but overall great. I really will appreciate you have more gluten free options, our waiter only gave one entree as gluten free option and that is something I didn’t like. Good wine!!! Great créeme brûlée

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5.0Dined on April 16, 2018

We had such a great experience from when the Host check us in till we received the bill at the end of the meal. The mac n cheese and collard green were to die for!!!! Definitely will recommend and if New Orleans again will go for dinner....

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5.0Dined on April 16, 2018

EXCELLENT! My wife and I went here for our anniversary and were not disappointed. We had been to Emeril's NOLA and had a great time. The food and the service was excellent here also. Can't wait to go back.

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2.0Dined on April 16, 2018

The bartender was rude. The table service was very nice. The food was disappointing

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5.0Dined on April 16, 2018

We love Emeril's and make sure we visit every year that we come in town for the French Quarter Fest. This visit was with 6 Adults and we all enjoyed ourselves. All the food was delicious as always: sausage app, meatball app, beat salad, wedge salad, gumbo, fried chicken (2), pork chops (2) (very large portion), steak, drum fish, peanut butter pie (so yummy!).

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1.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Very disappointing- food arrived cold. Sent it back - they simply replated it in the kitchen and it came back just as cold the second time. I’ll never go back.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Our dinner was amazing. The wait staff were phenomenal, a great experience.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Been here many times, always great food & service

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

One of the best meals I have had in a long time. Amazing food, wonderful service- a perfect night.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

We have had the privilege of eating at several of Emeril's restaurants, but this was the first time we have been to the one here in New Orleans. The food was amazing, and the service was faultless. Excellent dinner! And you KNOW Emeril knows something about food!

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

All I can say is "Simply Amazing". I strongly recommend the duck wings as a appetizer. The salmon was delicious and I topped it off with season special dessert which was strawberry boulette w/butter pecan ice cream. Everytime I come to NOLA I will definitely make reservations. Two thumbs up

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3.0Dined on April 14, 2018

I thought the food was nothing awe-inspiring, particularly for the great expense. And, there were no gluten free options that were not sub-par (i.e., you could order something from the menu, but it would not include many important ingredients, leaving a less-than-great dish). However, the ambiance made for a fun time, and the service was excellent.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

A wedding. It’s was perfect for the night before

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

We enjoyed dining at Emeril’s Restaurant, his original place in NoLa. Beautiful setting, great food, excellent service. Highly recommended.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Not my first trip to Emeril's restaurant. This visit matched my expectations in food and service. A little pricey but for special occasions it is worth the extra money to have above average food and service.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

I had fun. In New Orleans at a conference.Ordered duck and mushroom soup, chicken gumbo, brisket and jalapeño in mini wraps, wedge salad and pan fried scallops. Words don't describe the beautiful tastes. Every one a new revelation. I had fun.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Impeccable service, lacquered duck to die for, excellent

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

My wife and I have been here several times before and this visit did not disappoint. The service is fantastic and the food is always dependable! You should definitely add Emeril's to your fine dining rotation.

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4.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Apps were amazing. Duck wings, oysters, and bbq shrimp. Got the ribeye special- good but unimpressed for the $55 price tag. Very thin cut of meat that was disappointing. Overall good time.

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Fantastic food. Best fried chicken I’ve ever had! Server was really friendly and our water was always filled.

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

We had high expectations and all of them were met and exceeded. Impeccable service by a well trained team of servers and the food matched the level of service. We were in town for a business meeting that just happened to correspond to our 31st wedding anniversary and were fortunate enough to obtain reservations. Whether you are going for a special occasion or just because you want the finest food and the finest service, you are going to the right place.

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Best Sazerac in the city! Food was amazing.

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5.0Dined on April 10, 2018

We come to New Orleans once a year from California just to ear at Emeril’s. The staff are perfectionists, the atmosphere, warm and comfortable,the service acceptional. Now for the menu, creative, fresh done to perfection. I could go on forever, both to fly 2,000 miles just for dinner says a lot. Emeril you rock.

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3.0Dined on April 10, 2018

Service during Lunch was not as good as previous dinner experience. Server seemed new or not experienced.

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