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Mr. B's Bistro, New Orleans, LA
Mr. B's Bistro, New Orleans, LA
Mr. B's Bistro, New Orleans, LA
Mr. B's Bistro, New Orleans, LA
Mr. B's Bistro, New Orleans, LA

Mr. B's Bistro

4.6
4.6
5741 Reviews
$31 to $50
Creole
Mr. B's Bistro, a New Orleans restaurant famous for its Creole cuisine with a focus on fresh regional products, is located in the heart of the French Quarter at the intersection of Royal Street and Iberville. This corner is a New Orleans landmark and celebrated food corner. Considered the original New Orleans gourmet bistro, Mr. B's Bistro is owned and managed by Cindy Brennan, a member of the legendary New Orleans' Brennan Family.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 87 times today

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Additional information

  • Dining style
    Fine Dining
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Creole
  • Hours of operation
    Mon, Wed–Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Wed–Sun 11:30 am–2:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (504) 523-2078
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Executive chef
    Vincent Sciarrotta
  • Neighborhood
    French Quarter
  • Cross street
    Iberville
  • Parking details
    Discounted Parking is available in Solari's Garage at 721 Iberville Street.
  • Entertainment
    Mr. B's offers Sunday Jazz Brunch with the Joe Cushenberry trio.
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Cocktails, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wine

What 5,741 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.4Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • New Orleans / Louisiana

    Creole

  • New Orleans / Louisiana

    Most Booked

  • New Orleans

    Creole

  • New Orleans

    Most Booked

5,741 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fabulous as always. Always delicious. Always festive.

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  2. Lisa

    New Orleans

    30 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    30 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    We have been here many times, it’s usually great. They changed the menu to the point that I wasn’t interested in most of the entrees. We ate mostly starters plus the lamb that wasn’t that great. Service was really slow but they were very busy. Probably won’t be back for brunch.

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  3. SKrad

    Detroit

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Very enjoyable dinner. Food was delicious and well prepared.

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  4. KimW

    Las Vegas

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Had the shrimp with bread for dipping. Huge portion, I only ate 1/2 and I was stuffed. Really good flavor and messy so they put huge bibs on you which was fun.

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  5. Yellowride

    New Orleans

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    The bbq shrimp was over cooked and there was not enough bread to enjoy the sauce. The crab cake was completely bland and the portion skimpy for 36$. The wood fired fish entree was cold and flavorless. The server Nikki was wonderful! She was the best thing about the place! I would not recommend this restaurant unless you want to pay a lot of money for a mediocre dinner.

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  6. United3millionmiler

    San Francisco

    87 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    87 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fabulous casual bistro. Great gumbo and grilled fish. Freshly baked bread. A favorite for over 20 years whenever I visit New Orleans.

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  7. AmyK

    New Orleans

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always a favorite place to go in the quarter. The food is excellent. The Gumbo is one of the best in the city. The staff does a great job to make sure you enjoy a true New Orleans dining experience. Brett was outstanding!

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  8. AndrewL

    Calgary

    24 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    24 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great place for lunch, fantastic service , food was amazing, definitely a place to go while in New Orleans

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  9. LovesLRfood

    Little Rock

    44 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    44 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent food, good selection, strong service. Good find

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  10. WilliamS

    New York City

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent food and even better service from our waiter Kendrick. Second time eating here and would go back in a heart beat.

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  11. AngelaK

    Greensboro

    8 reviews

    2.0

    8 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    What a disappointment this time! We've eaten here several times in the past and it was always superb. This time the food was just okay--not nearly as good as the Gumbo Shop or Mother's--and overpriced. Plus, we really wanted the rabbit dish that was on the menu on the website--we've had it before and it was phenomenal--but when we got there, it wasn't actually on the menu or available. I hope they were just having an off day; otherwise they've really gone downhill since the last time we were here.

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  12. Greg

    New York City

    13 reviews

    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Brett was a consummate host. The food was top notch.

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  13. McCityMom

    New York City

    4 reviews

    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Amazing service - thank you Steven. Food just ok. Fish bland, chicken much better. Dessert and cappuccinos delicious.

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  14. PatriceK

    Jacksonville

    13 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Have eaten here many times. Never disappointed. Good food and good service. Will be back!

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  15. JaneB

    Greater Boston

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent food. Our waiter was great. He was busy but made sure to keep checking on us.

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  16. AmandaH

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was scrumptious. We highly recommend the pork chop. Our server, Seth, was very friendly and accommodating.

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  17. MelindaB

    Seattle

    38 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    38 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 3
    Every time I come to New Orleans I bring my clients in, and at other times my husband and I have a date night. Last night was a date night - we had a reservation at 8pm. They took us to a table immediately - but it was right in front of the kitchen with little room for the servers to get by. I asked if we could switch to another table. They promptly moved us to another table - again in an odd location right in front of a waiter's station with little room. I didn't want to complain again so we decided to make the best of it. After being hit in the head 3 times by waiters, my husband and I pushed the table more towards the center of the dining room. We then waited over 15 minutes for our waiter to take our drink order even though tables seated after us were being helped first. We ordered one of our favorite wines - 2 glasses of Duckhorn sauvignon blanc. My stemware was so sticky when it arrived I had to wipe it down. For dinner I ordered the strawberry salad no feta but our waiter said they were out of spinach. I asked if they could do mixed greens instead and he said sure. My husband ordered the crab claw app. For entrees I ordered the bbq shrimp and my husband ordered the pork chop. They brought warm bread with butter - so delicious!! Our apps arrived but my salad had feta so I sent it back. My husband was disappointed with the crab claws - they did not have much meat on them - the dish seemed to be mainly bread crumbs (although they tasted good). As my husband was finishing his app my salad arrived. It was the wrong salad. This took another 10 minutes to correct. It was delicious though! We waited a very long time for our entrees. Another waitress brought bbq shrimp to our table but realized it wasn't ours. More time passed - but my husband's pork chop was perfect - my shrimp were bordering on cold. After dessert we got the wrong check. Overall the food was yummy - but I'll never book at 8pm again. The waiter was friendly but wow. We will remember him.

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  18. OpenTable Diner

    Tampa

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food is always great at Mr. B’s and that is why it’s one of our favorite restaurants but the service from veteran JC (39 years) and Jeremy were outstanding and really made for an exceptionally wonderful evening.

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  19. Coco

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We were there for the jazz brunch. The sound level was perfect to enjoy the music but still hold a conversation. My husband got the shrimp & grits and was in heaven. I ordered a blackened fresh fish, a drum. So delicious. Our servers were wonderful.

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  20. BCC0616

    Denver

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Mr. B's Bistro is one of our all time favorite, memorable restaurants. We have the best memories of dining there with our daughters when they were young and we were living in Lafayette. Every time we are in NOLA, we dine at Mr. B's at least once. Thank you for helping us make memories with fabulous food, service, and atmosphere.

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  21. OpenTable Diner

    Cleveland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    It was as good or better than it was when we were there 10 years ago. Bbq shrimp was amazing, crab cake fresh as can be and the desert was so good!

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  22. MarkC

    New York City

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food; great service. Kendrick was great. Pork Chop was outstanding.

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  23. TonyH

    New Orleans

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent taste of New Orleans. Give yourself a treat

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  24. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious food, yummy, drinks, wonderful atmosphere!

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  25. OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on February 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fabulous as always. We loved every aspect. Thank you.

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  26. Stephanie

    Orlando

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on February 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The atmosphere is quaint and cozy! Staff was amazing, inviting and attentive! Would highly recommend:)

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  27. HaroldP

    New Orleans

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    My all-time favorite New Orleans restaurant never disappoints! The best “Barbequed Shrimp” in the city with no close second! Wonderful Gumbo Ya Ya to start and delicious Profiteroles with Chocolate Sauce to finish make for an unforgettable meal which cannot be matched!

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  28. OpenTable Diner

    Tampa

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I made a reservation well in advance for Lundi Gras. I requested a window seat at that time. My husbands flight was delayed and I called to ask if I could move the reservation. Truth fully I was surprised they would do it because of the time of the year. When we showed up an hour later they still gave us the window seat. Food was great! Terrance our server was fantastic. Go! You will love it!

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  29. PeterC

    Grand Rapids

    37 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    37 reviews

    Dined on February 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Another excellent evening at Mr Bs. Great drinks, tasty food and personable service at a very busy time.

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  30. nickibeach

    New York City

    11 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on February 12, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    Was looking forward to this reservation; however, we left extremely disappointed. Bread, Appetizer and salad came out quickly and at the same time- before our drinks. When we expressed our dissatisfaction the wait staff attempted to justify the error by saying the bar was busy. The duck spring rolls were excellent. The salad was fine. We shared the Delmonico steak which was overcooked and a bit tough. Did receive an offer to return the steak when we were more than halfway through it. The bread pudding was not very fresh. Mentioned our experience to the manager on the way out who had nothing to say in response.

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  31. TimM

    Houston

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I've been dining here since 1991 and they never disappoint me

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  32. LeahR

    Houston

    13 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on February 12, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    I have always loved this restaurant. i know mardi gras is a busy time but I was not expecting to be met with rudeness by the wait staff. at least 2-3 staff members were down right unwelcoming. I wanted to leave, but the rest of my party said we should see through the dinner. The fish and gumbo were delicious. the oyster started seem overly breaded and the lemon butter sauce was goopy.

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  33. Darren

    New Orleans

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Mimi and Renata were spectacular. Gave us knowledgeable advice on the dishes and we're a complete joy to meet. The food was beyond delicious and a must dinner if you're even close to NOLA.

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  34. RonaldH

    New Orleans

    16 reviews

    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Been going to Mr B's for many years. Not just excellent, but consistently excellent.

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  35. justme

    Dallas

    47 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    47 reviews

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Just not good food. Gumbo yaya awful. Pork dry. Unfortunate. Only one person at our 6 top had decent food. May explain why not busy. Cant return for this quality food. Used to love it

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  36. OpenTable Diner

    Orlando

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had a lovely meal at Mr B's and our server Jeremy was particularly excellent. Definitely recommend Mr B's!

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  37. Mims

    Dallas

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on February 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Perfection. It’s one of my favorite restaurants and never ever disappoints.

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  38. AmyJ

    Louisville

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 8, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had the best food and service last night! I wish I could remember the servers names. It says #19 on the receipt. The male server was especially wonderful! He smiled and was super friendly, checked on us the appropriate amount, knew the menu well, etc. There was a loud patron who was with a group of women and she was bent out of shape about the location of her table and the employee who sat her there. The male server was very calming and handled the situation well. Personally, I thought the woman was overreacting, but the server didn’t make her feel that way at all and calmed her down. I ordered the red fish with rice and green beans and it was absolutely delicious. I had two sauces for dipping, and they were quite flavorful. The food was cooked at the right temperature. I would order it again. This is a must on your list of restaurants to visit!

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  39. FrankR

    Las Vegas

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on February 8, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We always enjoy, the fish was fantastic, and the Roasted Rosemary Chicken was delicious! Ken was a great host and Nick was a great waiter.

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  40. KenH

    Las Vegas

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on February 8, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Mike was the best waiter I had in a very long time even if he was from Boston. Go Chiefs!

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FAQs

Mr. B's Bistro does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats.

Mr. B's Bistro is rated 4.6 stars by 5741 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 87 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Mr. B's Bistro

201 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

Additional information

  • Cross street
    Iberville
  • Neighborhood
    French Quarter
  • Hours of operation
    Mon, Wed–Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Wed–Sun 11:30 am–2:00 pm
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Creole
  • Dining style
    Fine Dining
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Parking details
    Discounted Parking is available in Solari's Garage at 721 Iberville Street.
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Vincent Sciarrotta
  • Entertainment
    Mr. B's offers Sunday Jazz Brunch with the Joe Cushenberry trio.
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Cocktails, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wine
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