Mr. B's Bistro

4.7
3753 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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DerekL
Memphis/West TN
4 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

EVERYTHING was excellent from start to finish, including the ease of making reservations!! A definite recommend and return visit in the future!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have to say, this was the best meal I e ever experienced! I wanted to go for the shrimp and grits, but, my daughter recommended the BBQ Shrimp… it was excellent !!! I will have a hard time ever going to any other restaurant in New Orleans!

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JohnD
Naples
6 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Took a taxi. Got there on time. And Mr. B's was closed.

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OpenTable Diner
Richmond
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday dinner!

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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Made a reservation for my elderly mother’s birthday. Received a text the next day asking me to confirm my reservation. I confirmed it. Went all the way down there, paid for parking, walked to the restaurant, got there and it wasn’t even open. It was so disappointing. We’ve been going to Mr. B’s for special occasions since I was a child.

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vipJessiJ
Tampa
5 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall1food1service5ambience4

Some of the worst food I have ever had. Both my fiancé and I could not eat our entrees. Everything tasted like it was soaked in soy sauce. Our server was excellent, however, and took very good care of us. With all of the amazing restaurants in NOLA, I expected more for the price point.

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vipStephen
Los Angeles
19 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always good - never a problem! Food and Service - impeccable.

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vipgolfergirl
Houston
68 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is our favorite New Orleans restaurant. Our dinner last night did not disappoint. Great food and service.

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vipMF77
New Orleans
12 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The pork chop is the single best dish in America.

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KirkC
New Orleans
3 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great experience with excellent service by Terrance and Alton.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and great service!

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vipAliciaT
San Francisco
16 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the food and service was fa fun dinner

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SalG
1 review
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

The food was not as good as usual. The gumbo yaya and crabcake were not as good as usual. It was disappointing.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
12 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was excellent

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Need to go back and try other things on menu…..food was outstanding. Waiter was great also

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LauraT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on August 18, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Terrance was very attentive and made our evening great

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vipboymarty
New York Area
35 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredible food and service. A must if you are visiting New Orleans

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PeterL
New Orleans
2 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Gumbo Yaya was excellent! Chicken salad w/ blue cheese dressing was very good. Wife's salad and club sandwich(Coolinary) was good but not worth the $25. We will be back. Most of the food is very good, but you will pay a premium for it.

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vipPattieR
Chicago
26 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Coconut beer batter shrimp appetizer was fantastic. And the pork chop entree was absolutely delicious!

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MetairieFoodie
New Orleans
5 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience3

Best crab cake in New Orleans. Very good food for the price.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New Orleans
3 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent lunch and great service!!

JB
JohnB
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall2food1service2ambience3

I am so sorry to have to write this. We have eaten at Mr. B's several times in the past years. I was so looking forward to the shrimp and grits. We bought the cookbook a few years ago and have made the shrimp and grits for company several times. I loved the texture and flavor of this dish.

Saturday night was a disaster. The food was not hot. They heated my plate up and it still was not hot enough. The flavor is not the same as it used to be. We were all very disappointed. I felt like you did not have enough staff to cover the diners.

Don't worry, we will visit again after COVID is over. We hope this was just a bad night.
Lynda B

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RudyJ
Tallahassee
2 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food! Excellent service. I have been coming to this restaurant since 2005 when I have chance to visit the New Orleans. My very favorite dish on a menu is Mr. B's BBQ shrimp.

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OpenTable Diner
Detroit
13 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The crab cake here is absolutely amazing!! We learned early one that one is not enough. We've done both lunch and dinner, you can't go wrong with either menu. We try and make it each time we're in NOLA.

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic Service and Food! Terrance our main waiter was excellent!!! The additional waiters helping were also great!

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Nolarods
New Orleans
9 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a delicious meal at Mr. B’s yesterday! The Coolinary and regular menus were both available and we sampled foods from both. Everything was wonderful! Especially recommended are buster crabs, oysters, and BBQ shrimp.

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vipTodd
New Orleans
32 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

An amazing dining experience thanks to Larry and Stephen. Mr. B's never disappoints! Excellent service, presentation and delicious... Best Shrimp and Grits in NOLA!

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MegG
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious dinner at Mr. B’s They never disappoint. Daniel our waiter was awesome!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Anniversary

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DeniseM
Houston
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience2

It’s definitely not the same Mr Bs I remember and loved. I felt like it was just another restaurant and not the special place I use to go to for celebrations. We had a reservation for 7:45. They apparently closed at 9pm and we felt rushed to get done with our dinner. If they want to shut down by 9pm maybe they shouldn’t take reservations past a certain time. Very disappointing. Meal was subpar.

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OpenTable Diner
Raleigh
3 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went for my husband’s birthday based on a recommendation from a local. We are visiting from out of town. Hands down the best meal I have had in a decade. The service from Ken and Doug was just right. Thanks for making his birthday a special one.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience4

All started out well with our appetizers. Our server forgot to put in our lunch selections. it was about 30 minutes before we got our food. Our waiter was good, but. There should have been better communication and maybe a manager visit the table. They did work to make good by giving us free desserts. Just a unexpected hiccup.

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vipChris
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall3food5service2ambience4

The night started out good with champagne for our anniversary:) But after we received our food not one server came over for over 30 min. So we got the check and left to have dessert somewhere else. We were disappointed as the food was delicious.

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OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience. The waitstaff were all very efficient, yet friendly. The food and bar items were excellent. The noise level was a little high because there were several ‘birthday’ celebrations happening around us… but ‘oh well’… just part of the NOLA experience!

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UserG
San Antonio
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The Barbeque shrimp was amazing. The Pork Chops were OK. The fried oysters were great.

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vipNOLA1970
New Orleans
28 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

3 things that are important coming to this restaurant.
1. The service is outstanding, that’s a must
2, The food is beyond delicious, wow
3, I highly recommend this restaurant because of its reputation.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing meal service

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Hands down the best experience throughout our entire trip. Staff was thoughtful, engaging, and paid attention to details. Made my birthday a wonderful experience. Highly recommend.

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russellb
1 review
Dined on August 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The barbecue shrimp was on point. This is an authentic and NOLA experience.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New Orleans
2 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is our favorite restaurant in the state! A calm oasis in the middle of the city and the best food ever. BBQ shrimp and pecan pie!

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

Mr. B's Bistro is rated 4.7 stars by 3753 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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