About M bistro

Farm-to-table and authentic New Orleans cuisine come together in the French Quarter at M bistro, where the chefs take an indigenous approach to the preparation of meats, seafood and produce from farmers in Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi and Alabama. Three velvet-draped semi-private “Cheater’s Booths” and a private wine room offer additional venues for a special meal.

The Ritz Carlton New Orleans
921 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Creole / Cajun / Southern, Farm-to-table

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Monday - Sunday: 6:30am - 11:00am;

Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:00am - 2:00pm;

Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm;

Late Night: Friday - Saturday: 9pm - 1am

Cross Street:
Burgundy and Dauphine

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

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

Phone Number:
(504) 670-2828

Website:
http://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/Properties/NewOrleans/Dining/MBistro/Default.htm

Entertainment:
Live Entertainment Featuring Jeremy Davenport:

Known for his unique jazz style. Jeremy Davenport specializes in the storytelling standards and an entertainment style associated with the Rat Pack.

He has been the featured musical guest on Food Network`s Emeril Live and has appeared on The Today Show several times along with The Travel Channel and E!.

Wednesday - Thursday - Jeremy Davenport (5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.)
Friday - Saturday: Jeremy Davenport (9:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.)

Catering:
Contact Sue Crabtree Food & Beverage Manager, at 504-670-2828 with questions about catering or large parties.

Parking Details:
Complimentary valet parking provided with the purchase of an entree.

Public Transit:
Located along Canal Street and available by Canal Street Streetcar, RTA City Bus, and Taxi Cab Services.

Executive Chef:
Frank Gray II

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, High Tea, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Special Holiday events and menu options change for each holiday. Contact M Bistro at (504) 670-2828 for more information or visit our website at http://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/Properties/NewOrleans/Dining/MBistro/Default.htm .

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Details
Sun - Tue 5:00PM - 6:15PM

Wed 5:00PM - 6:00PM

M bistro Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.5

ambience

4.6

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

86% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (15)
Pre/post Theatre (12)
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Good for Anniversaries (9)
Good for Birthdays (7)
Notable Wine List (7)
Romantic (7)
Great for Brunch (7)
Creative Cuisine (6)
Fit for Foodies (6)
Good for Groups (6)
Business Meals (6)
Local Ingredients (6)
Quiet Conversation (6)
Live Music (6)
Casual (5)
Seasonal (5)
Sunday Lunch (5)
Worth the Drive (5)
Cozy (4)
Hot Spot (4)
People Watching (4)
Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
Healthy (3)
Authentic (2)
Comfort Food (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
Bar Seating (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Fun (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Scenic View (1)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
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 (New Orleans)·Dined 6 days ago

Great “Do Over” Restaurant

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 (New York Area)·Dined 7 days ago

Great place to enjoy coctails, world class meal and outstanding service. We loved everything

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on February 8, 2018

Food was good but the service was outstanding! We will be back.

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 (Caribbean)·Dined on February 7, 2018

I was surprise because usually hotel restaurants are expensive average food. We have a snapper and a filet and both were awesome. My only complain were the cocktails, the bartender doesn't know how to prepare a good Cosmo..also my whisky cocktail taste like cough medicine. I returned the whisky cocktail without any problem. Definitely recommend the food.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Mississippi)·Dined on February 3, 2018

M Bistro was delicious and the perfect restaurant to dine at before heading to the Saenger for a show. The wait staff was incredibly attentive and the food was delicious. It is hard to find if you do not know where to look. Thankfully we asked an employee of the hotel and he showed us the restaurant. We would've never found it on our own! But it was absolutely worth it!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on February 2, 2018

I ordered sliders and truffles fries off the bar menu and both were delicious. My husband got the fish and it was great too.
The only complaint was that we never knew who our wait person was. We were waited on by at least five people and it became confusing.

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Service was 5 star! They even gave us excellent directions to our next destination. I ordered the beef filet and it was amazing, the beef was tender, juicy and cooked to perfection. I asked for the whisky sauce on the side and glad I did, the filet was so good that it didn’t need a thing.
My husband ordered the blacken redfish and it was very fishy smelling, I could smell it from my side of the table. He didn’t eat very much of the fish but he said his choc-chip bread pudding was very good. He had indigestion most of the night, so maybe the fish was just bad.

Tags: Romantic, Notable Wine List
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on January 30, 2018

Exemplary service. Thanks Michael.Pre Theater meal .Staff knowledgeable as far as showtime at Saenger and made sure we were comfortable with timing of meal and billing.

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 (Mississippi)·Dined on January 30, 2018

Wait staff is friendly and professional. Gumbo is best in city!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene, Quiet Conversation
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 23, 2018

Not what we expected.

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on January 21, 2018

This visit was disappointing, seafood was just ok, even blackened redfish was bland, which is not good for a NOLA restaurant, service was inattentive, the Ritz Carlton should rethink this restaurant, it doesn't nearly compare to similar and very close dining establishments that are far superior!

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Delicious food and wonderful service. The gumbo is the best in town!

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 (Louisville)·Dined on January 14, 2018

It’s just traditional hotel fair. Food is fine but it’s not a special experience. We were here for brunch which they suddenly stopped serving at noon. What kind of brunch stops at noon? Also, I hear their dinner is better but we probably won’t go back to find out.

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Celebrated two birthdays in one of the cheater booths and it was a fabulous experience. The noise level was low and we were able to hear and converse easily with everyone. The staff was very accommodating and made it special as well. I will definitely be back and recommend M Bistro.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Impeccable service. Classy, first class atmosphere. Great live jazz. With a party of seven, we had a private booth, whuch was another nice touch. Everyone but one of us loved their dish. The rib eye and scallop dishes were especially outstanding choices.

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Food was great. Service was good but slow. Looked like only one waitress was working the whole room taking orders.

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Perfect pre-theater lunch with the girls! Food was amazing! Bottomless mimosas were a hit!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Seasonal, Pre/post Theatre
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 (New England)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Standard menu. Hard to find. On 3rd floor of Ritz Carlton hotel and then past the courtyard. Well appointed and luxurious environment. Food is ok but nothing special. Good place for quiet and relaxing meal.

Tags: Live Music, Sunday Lunch, Afternoon Tea
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 20, 2017

It’s in the Ritz but it felt like they have no management. Waiter disappeared and I got a medium well rather than medium rare $50 steak. I could have found someone but rather than be a dud and ruin the whole cadence for the table I sucked it up. I had to find another waiter to order another bottle of wine. It came and he just poured, no tasting to ensure not turned etc. not what you should get with a $90 bottle. I could go on but no room. They need help and I’d wait until they get it fixed if I were you!

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on December 20, 2017

Had a terrible experience with service. Ordered three coarse meal prior to going to the theatre which I told the server. Paid for the meal early. Waited for the third coarse and when asked where it was they said I didn't order it. Showed them my receipt and then they said we will get it to you. Never happened. One of the worst service experiences ever. They were not busy so forget that excuse. Oh, the food was ok and no where worth that experience. Good luck with your experience if you go.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 20, 2017

The presentation was splendid only to be outdone by the flavors. Amazing. Better than 5 stars.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Local Ingredients, Pre/post Theatre, Casual, Seasonal, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Live Music, Special Occasion, Business Meals
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 (Mississippi)·Dined on December 19, 2017

Wait staff is friendly & attentive. Food...especially seafood gumbo is delicious!

Tags: Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Seasonal, Romantic
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on December 19, 2017

Nice place for a quick dinner before theater. Entree portions huge will get a small plate next time. Noisy. Any higher noise level and we might have left. Wait staff excellent.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Crispy snapper very tasty.

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 (Denver)·Dined on December 16, 2017

The food is great and don't be afraid to ask about you culinary predilections, they have many off-menu items such as vegetarian. Difficult to get to unless you know to find it on the third floor of the Ritz-Carlton. Dark atmosphere for the photos did not come out well.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Excellent experience from start to finish. Food was very good (filet, salmon, shrimp & grits). Service was beyond excellent).

Tags: Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Excellent! Had few dishes with the family and each one was prepared exceptionally well.

Tags: Healthy, Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Hot Spot
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 30, 2017

Great date night. Food was excellent. The chef even sent us a treat.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Groups
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 (Houston)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Post Thanksgiving dinner

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 23, 2017

The food, staff, band, and atmosphere were incredible! My family and I had the most amazing Thanksgiving meal of our lives. I highly recommend M Bistro for special occasion outings or just a nice meal with friends.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Live Music, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (Tampa)·Dined on November 22, 2017

We stayed in the hotel for dinner and it was just o.k. Service was prompt and friendly but the entrees were uninspiring.

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 (Birmingham)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Fantastic breakfast/brunch buffet!

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 18, 2017

My date and I ate at M Bistro before the symphony. Perfect including free parking. The service and food was great. I left my umbrella in my car and the staff had my umbrella brought from the parking lot to our table. Wow! All the food was excellent.

Tags: Late-night Find, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Good Vegetarian Options, Cozy, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Healthy
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Great creative twist on popular dishes. Great spice, rich flavor, and superb service. The best beignets I have ever had!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Scenic View, Great for Brunch, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 10, 2017

The food was great, presented in a very attractive manner. The wait staff was very attentive, not rushed at all. Staff kept referring to your name when servicing you

Tags: Casual, Quiet Conversation
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Our go to location for pre theater dining. Excellent food and drinks. A wonderful gluten free bread for my wife. Wait staff were very friendly. To top it all off there is validated valet parking two blocks from the Saenger.

Tags: Live Music, Pre/post Theatre
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Great meal before a show at the Saenger Theatre, service was quick, waiter was amazing, food was prepared perfectly.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Local Ingredients, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Denver)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Jerome was excellent as a server with wonderful suggestions. The wine he chose was unsurpassed
Dinner before a show at the Saenger was perfect

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Great food; the beef melted like butter. Kudos to the Chef! Was there for music with Jeremy Davenport and his band - what a treat! highly recommended!

Tags: Authentic, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Vibrant Bar Scene, Pre/post Theatre
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Great venue with exceptional service and food. The server was very attentive but not overly so

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Late-night Find
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