About Emeril's Restaurant

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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.

800 Tchoupitoulas
New Orleans, LA 70130
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Creole, Seafood, Creole / Cajun / Southern

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:00pm Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
Julia Street

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

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

Phone Number:
(504) 528-9393

Website:
http://www.emerilsrestaurants.com/emerils-new-orleans/

Parking Details:
Complimentary, secure valet parking across from the restaurant

Executive Chef:
Douglas Braselman

Private Party Facilities:
Customize your private party with exquisite food, wine & service.

Private Party Contact:
Taylor Terrebonne: (504) 528-9393

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cigar Room, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Emeril's Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.7

ambience

4.6

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

87% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (123)
Good for a Date (106)
Creative Cuisine (101)
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Good for Anniversaries (101)
Romantic (91)
Notable Wine List (86)
Fit for Foodies (79)
Good for Birthdays (68)
Business Meals (65)
Authentic (60)
Worth the Drive (56)
Good for Groups (52)
Local Ingredients (47)
Quiet Conversation (38)
Fun (36)
Hot Spot (35)
Comfort Food (33)
Handcrafted Cocktails (33)
Great for Lunch (32)
Neighborhood Gem (31)
Bar Seating (29)
Pre/post Theatre (28)
Cozy (25)
Casual (23)
People Watching (21)
Tasting Menu (19)
Seasonal (15)
Sunday Lunch (14)
Spicy (12)
Late-night Find (10)
Happy Hour (9)
Healthy (9)
Disabled Access (8)
Great for Brunch (8)
Scenic View (7)
Tapas (6)
Vibrant Bar Scene (6)
Kid-friendly (4)
Great for Outdoor Dining (4)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Live Sports (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Vegan (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Great Beer (2)
Live Music (2)
Organic (1)
Quick Bite (1)
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·Dined 3 days ago

a trip to New Orleans that includes a visit to Emiril's and Café Du Monde should be on everyone's list of things to do in New Orleans.

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·Dined 3 days ago

we made reservations on internet #1162627870 for nov. 21 @ 7:00 but when arriving t.here was not aa reservation...however we were seated.. The only thing my wife said was that it took longer than 45 minutes for any dish to appear.

thank you

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 (Chicago)·Dined 3 days ago

We enjoyed our dinner tremendously! We had a couple of apps, split the filet and indulged in dessert and a couple of cocktails ~ Yum!

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 (New Orleans)·Dined 3 days ago

Great food as always. The service was excellence. I had the andouille crusted fish and was so good! We finished it off with the banana cream pie, and you can’t go wrong with that dessert. Especially Emerils.

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 (Chicago)·Dined 4 days ago

Awesome experience and food was excellent.

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·Dined 4 days ago

Everything about Emeril's restaurant was classy. From the service, to the incredible food that was served from the moment I stepped into the restaurant until the time I left I loved every minute of it. I can't wait to go back again!

Tags: Special Occasion, Authentic, Cozy, Business Meals
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 4 days ago

Our server could have been a little friendlier. He gets 2 Stars. His helpers we're very friendly. They get 4 Stars. Management was very nice.

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·Dined 4 days ago

We were visiting New Orleans for a Football Game, my granddaughter was celebrating her birthday, we flew in from Baltimore, MD and my daughter flew in from Las Vegas, NV to join us. We had a wonderful lunch. The staff was GREAT, very attentive and never missed a beat.

Make this one of your places to visit. Easy walk from Marriott at 555 Canal Street

May you and your entire staff have a Safe and Happy Thanksgiving.

Tags: Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Casual, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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·Dined 5 days ago

Service was great in the restaurant, but not at the bar - sat there for at least 5 minutes before they stopped talking to each other to greet me and ask if I wanted a drink menu. By the time we were ready to order a drink our table was ready in the restaurant. Food was better than average, but I really can’t say it stood out over and above any of the other restaurants we visited during our trip.

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 (Richmond)·Dined 5 days ago

Eating at an Emeril restaurant is an event. The service is superb! The food was incredible. Start with the barbecue shrimp. It was cooked to perfection.My sister had a salmon special, my daughter had a pork chop and I had the skirt steak. They were all seasoned well. This restaurant will be on my list to return to the next time I'm in the Big Easy.

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays
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 (New Orleans)·Dined 6 days ago

An unforgettable experience.; worth every penny spent. We can not wait to return.

Tags: Seasonal, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Gluten Free Options, Quiet Conversation, Local Ingredients, Authentic, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Disabled Access, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Birmingham)·Dined 6 days ago

Took my wife here for her 50th birthday dinner and everything was fantastic. The food was excellent as well as the service. We had the BBQ shrimp for an appetizer and it was delicious. My wife had the shrimp pasta and she loved it. I had the andouille crusted drum which was also delicious. Our service was great and I would definitely recommend Emeril's to anyone!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined 7 days ago

I rated the Food only 3 Stars due to the desert, which was terrible. The waitress recommended the special for the day, which was some type of chocolate cake. It had a very strong garlic/onion taste. The appetizer and main course were very good( but not outstanding). However, our experience was somewhat damper after eating the dessert.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined 7 days ago

The servers made our experience excellent and the food was divine!

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Authentic, Special Occasion
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·Dined 7 days ago

We visited for a birthday celebration. It was an excellent choice. The seating, service, cocktails, and food were all excellent. I look forward to visiting again. Thanks for a memorable experience!

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 17, 2017

The pork chop and fried chicken were the best we ever tasted. Everything was top notch

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on November 17, 2017

Food and atmosphere were outstanding. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable. However, a couple of service notes are in order. Service staff could be trained on etiquette including what the "closed " position of silverware means which should remove the question if I am finished. Also reaching across the table to refill water is not acceptable when there is adequate room to serve properly. And last, appetizer and salad plates should be removed as soon as the guest is finished with that course. My appetizer plate sat for 15 minutes.

I would still highly recommend Emeril's. As a former Chef and corporate trainer for Ruth's Chris Steakhouse, I believe in taking service to the next level.

Tags: Business Meals, Fun, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups
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·Dined on November 17, 2017

Great experience. The food was a little salty and a tad overpriced, but it was delicious. Wonderful service.

Tags: Disabled Access, Cozy
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 (Miami)·Dined on November 16, 2017

I hate to admit if as this was always such a favorite restaurant but we were disappointed in the menu choices and in what we ordered. And there were far too many waiters/captains so you didn't actually know who to ask about what. My husband ordered the roasted chicken and it was quite dry; I actually can't remember what I had which is way too unusual for me.

When the waiter came to take the plates away and he saw that my husband had left a lot of chicken on the plate we told him it was dry. In a second the manager came over, apologized and took it off the bill and gave us dessert and our coffee with no charge. So they certainly made up for that but we would have preferred to have had the delicious meal we had been hoping for.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on November 16, 2017

We came from Wisconsin to eat at Emeril's as we has heard so much about it on TV and in magazines and it was everything and more of what everyone had said about it . It was the greatest thing we did on our weeks vacation in New Orleans Thank you so very very much
Sue & Jeff Miller of Wisconsin

Tags: Great for Lunch, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Casual, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Worth the Drive, Sunday Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on November 15, 2017

Great food, best service I've ever had, attentive to every need, extensive wine selection

Tags: Worth the Drive
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Fabulous food and impeccable service! So happy we ventured down from the French Quarter to experience Emerills. Will definitely will try and go again sometime!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 14, 2017

THE BEST !!!!!!

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·Dined on November 14, 2017

We visited Emeril’s to celebrate our 3 year anniversary, and had a wonderful time. My girlfriend is celiac, and they were very knowledgeable, and were willing to help in any way they could. A classic place for a foodie, and a great price for the quality of food.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fun, Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Gluten Free Options, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Food and service were excellant. We were able to sit at the chefs table and were given a tasting platter and it was excellant. Amazing to watch the operation of the kitchen.

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 14, 2017

the service was excellent, so efficient we felt like we were being rushed out. The atmosphere was not intimate, but vibrant and exciting. The food was very good but compared to other NOLA restaurants disappointing, especially desert and soup. The wine list was phenomenal.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, People Watching, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Food was fabulous and the staff was very attentive and courteous. Highly recommend for any occasion!!

Tags: Late-night Find, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Waitress did not place one order; escargots (appetizer) and fish (entree) were very greasy and over cooked.

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 (New England)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Another great meal! food is fabulous, service is impeccable and atmosphere is lively. I celebrate my birthday here every chance I get!

Tags: Spicy, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Comfort Food, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 13, 2017

The restaurant was very busy and it took a while to be seated. The noise level was pretty high from the other dining parties. The service from our waiter and his 2 assistants was remarkable. I have never been to a restaurant where there were so many exchanges of unused cutlery , dishes and water glasses. The food was good but not extraordinary. Presentation was better than taste.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Absolutely amazing!

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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Excellent atmosphere. Attentive staff. Great food and drink

Tags: Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Best meal my husband and I have ever had!!!! Worth the 5 hour drive!!!!! Love! Love! Love!

Tags: Spicy, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Hot Spot, Fun, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

Our family had an enjoyable evening. The food and drinks were fantastic. I was concerned that everything would be over seasoned and heavy (typical in New Orleans ) but found that it wasn’t. We will go back when we are back in town.

Tags: Scenic View, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

OVERRRATED, OVERPRICED. HAD TO SEND ONE BEEF ENTREE BACK, SO HARD AND
EXCESSIVELY SALTY ONE MEMBER IN OUR PARTY OF THREE REJECTED IT AFTER THREE BITES BUT THEY CHARGED FOR IT! OTHER ENTREES WETE NOTHING SPECIAL. EAT AT ROOSEVELT HOTEL FOUNTAIN LOUNGE INSTEAD. IT IS FABULOUS, HISTORIC AND ELEGANT BUT NOT STUFFY.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Our order was lost. After being told of our time constraints and being there an hour, we received our lunches and had to eat in ten minutes. Also, we did not receive our side dishes, and we had to cancel the special dessert we ordered with our lunch order. To their credit, they did not charge us for our meal.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 10, 2017

The service was absolutely amazing!!!!! Patrick our server was great!!!!!!! The food was delicious

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 10, 2017

The food wasn’t good. The steak wasn’t Kobe beef (was hard), small piece, and not taste. The pork was so fat... was a shame for me because I was there with special friends and anybody liked.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Wonderful restaurant. Great menu. Loved everyone’s food. The waitress knew just the right reasonable wine to suggest. Had the pork chop and it was big enough for three. The whole fish had quite a personality at the center of the table. My husbands bar-b-que salmon was so good I tried to copy it when I got home. We sat and enjoyed each other’s company and no one rushed us out. Left room for the banana cream pie but thought it was just a little bit to frozen. Our fourth visit and hope there will be a fifth when we return to New Orlesns.

Tags: Hot Spot, Fun, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on November 10, 2017

We had reservations at 6 pm and were seated right away. Herman and his wait staff made the meal very pleasurable, they were very accommodating and were on point . I had never had a waiter shake my hand and introduce himself and to call me by name. The chicken was excellent.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Romantic
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