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Mr. John's Steakhouse, New Orleans, LA

Mr. John's Steakhouse

4.8
4.8
2902 Reviews
$31 to $50
Steakhouse
Desi Vega, Rodney Salvaggio, Paul Varisco and staff, invite you to join them for a "memorable dining experience" at what food critic Tom Fitzmorris calls "The Best Steakhouse in the City." With regular visits from the Saints players and owners, most weekends are sold out. Mr. John's convenient location on historical St. Charles Avenue and valet parking makes for a pleasurable evening in the city!

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 27 times today
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Additional information

  • Dining style
    Fine Dining
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Steakhouse, Steak, Italian
  • Hours of operation
    Lunch: Friday: 11:30am - 2:00pm Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 9:45pm
  • Phone number
    (504) 679-7697
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Executive chef
    Chef Robert Bruce
  • Private party facilities
    We have a semi-private room that can seat up to 20 guest.
  • Private party contact
    Desi Vega: (888) 885-8913
  • Neighborhood
    Garden District
  • Cross street
    Josephine
  • Parking details
    If the valet is not in front of the restaurant, please park there and bring your keys to the hostess stand and we will have your car parked.
  • Public transit
    St Charles Avenue Street Car<br />RTA
  • Additional
    Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Smoking Area, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 2,902 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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

4.8
4.8 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.4Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • New Orleans / Louisiana

    Good for business meals

  • New Orleans / Louisiana

    Steakhouse

  • New Orleans

    Good for business meals

  • New Orleans

    Steakhouse

2,891 Reviews
  1. davidM

    New Orleans

    16 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined today

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always a great time with superior food and service!

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  2. TimothyR

    New York City

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The service was great. The atmosphere was great. The food was great. Thank you Lance and Archie!

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  3. CFHNOLA

    New Orleans

    115 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    115 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always great food and great service. Crab cakes are our favorite appetizer, but there are many other good choices. Hard to pick between the steaks; all are wonderful. And there are other good entrée choices as well. Be sure to leave room for one of the great desserts.

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  4. JayR

    New Orleans

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Boris did a great job, as always, making us feel at home

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  5. GuyanaJ

    New Orleans

    5 reviews

    3.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 2
    Extremely noisy, not an intimate spot. This is a place that you go out with a group of friends. The service was great. The food was mediocre. I expected a lot more.

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  6. CoachJosh

    New Orleans

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great experience, food and serive was great

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  7. ChristianJ

    New Orleans

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Mr John's has been our favorite steak for years. We went again last night and it still is. The food, ambiance and service are always outstanding.

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  8. kdw504

    New Orleans

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 22, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great ambiance with exquisite food and outstanding service. 10/10.

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  9. MelodieG

    New Orleans

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 22, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We try to eat at Mr. John’s when in town. Everything is always wonderful.

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  10. Heathers

    San Francisco

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great food, outstanding service. If you want steak in NOLA this place is the best.

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  11. AndrewF

    New Orleans

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food and great service. This was my first time and I will be back.

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  12. MarkD

    New Orleans

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on February 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The best, most consistent steak in NO by far. Service is outstanding, and the wine list can be very wallet-friendly if you know where to look.
    Mr. John's SteakhouseResponded on February 6, 2024
    Thank you for your great review, MarkD! It is always a pleasure to serve you! Thank you for your very kind words and 5 STAR rating! We hope to welcome you back soon!

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  13. OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The whole service was phenomenal and the food was so delicious

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  14. headdocs

    New Orleans

    43 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    43 reviews

    Dined on February 2, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 2
    Wanted to love it, since we have heard so many good things about the restaurant. Unfortunately, it was pretty much disappointing other than the steaks, which were great.
    Mr. John's SteakhouseResponded on February 6, 2024
    We are sorry to learn you were disappointed with your experience, headdocs. We invite you to reach out to our manager to provide more details about your experience. Your feedback is important to us! We are thrilled to know you love our steaks and we hope you will give us another chance to welcome you back!

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  15. OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    greattttttt time & greattttttt food as always!!!!!

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  16. OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 31, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Outstanding service, sizzling steaks and delicious food were served. Two birthdays were celebrated: a meatballs with candles were served to the table. That was creative. Our ordered desserts had candles too! We felt spoiled. Our main server was fantastic, friendly and very accommodating. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
    Mr. John's SteakhouseResponded on February 6, 2024
    Thanks so much for choosing to celebrate with us! We appreciate your fabulous 5 STAR REVIEW and are thrilled to receive your kind words and 5 STAR rating! We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back soon again!

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  17. OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Every appetizer, every salad, and every entrée was outstanding. The service was impeccable, and I will gladly recommend this restaurant to anyone I know. 

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  18. RobertW

    New Orleans

    2 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 27, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Honestly it’s been better. It was not great like I said it’s been better.

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  19. Jill

    New Orleans

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on January 24, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Steak is seasoned so well. Service is impeccable. Crème brûlée was spot on.

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  20. NickW

    Charleston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 21, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Parking was convenient and our reservation was at 9pm but was able to get seated early. Loyd provided great service and made my sister’s birthday very special. The crab cake was outstanding.
    Mr. John's SteakhouseResponded on January 22, 2024
    Thank you so much for choosing to celebrate with us! We are honored to have served your sister on her special day! Thank you for your kind words and 5 STAR rating, NickW! We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back soon!

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  21. OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 20, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    I give Mr. John's a over all 3 out of 5 stars after my visit Friday night.
    Mr. John's SteakhouseResponded on January 22, 2024
    Thank you for dining with us and for sharing your feedback. We strive to provide the highest level of food and service and hope to have the chance to welcome you back again!

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  22. YankeeFan4Ever

    New Orleans

    29 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    29 reviews

    Dined on January 7, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    Mr. John's is my favorite steakhouse in New Orleans! Love going to this place to eat.
    Mr. John's SteakhouseResponded on January 18, 2024
    Thank you, YankeeFan4Ever! You are why we do what we do! Thank you for the pleasure of serving you and thank you for sharing your kind words and 5 STAR rating! We can't wait to welcome you back soon!

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  23. KimB

    Charleston

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on January 6, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Party of 4 reservation kept on time. Food and spirits were amazing. Prices were comparable with the quality and atmosphere. Dishes enjoyed: Fried Calamari Fried Green Tomatoes/Crabmeat New York Strip Petit Filet Gulf Fish of the Day, was redfish, and it was actually red fish!! Asparagus, Steak Fries and Mac Bread Pudding, amazing!!
    Mr. John's SteakhouseResponded on January 18, 2024
    Thanks so much for choosing to dine with us, KimB, and for taking the time to share your positive feedback. We appreciate your glowing 5 STAR REVIEW and we're thrilled to know you enjoyed your experience. We hope to have the pleasure of serving you again soon!

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  24. Eatsalot

    New Orleans

    154 reviews

    5.0

    154 reviews

    Dined on January 6, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    It is great steak if at great cost. and Very Very Loud. Service was exceptio nal and the food was really good...did I mention how loud it was? One of my favorite steak houses but don't plan on having a quiet conversation as I have mentioned, it is Loud LOL
    Mr. John's SteakhouseResponded on January 18, 2024
    Thank you for dining with us, Eatsalot! We appreciate your feedback and will share your comments with our team. Thank you for your 5 STAR REVIEW! We hope to have the pleasure of serving you again soon!

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  25. JB2020

    New Orleans

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on January 6, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing as always!! We had Lance and Brian as our servers for the 1st time, and they were great!!!
    Mr. John's SteakhouseResponded on January 18, 2024
    Thanks for dining with us again, JB2020! We are thrilled to know you enjoyed everything about your experience. Thanks for sharing your great feedback and 5 STAR rating! We can't wait to welcome you back soon!

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  26. vvday

    Las Vegas

    25 reviews

    5.0

    25 reviews

    Dined on January 5, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Best steakhouse in New Orleans in my opinion. Boris our server took very good care of us and even found some off menu items and wine for our party of eight. Definite go back next time in New Orleans
    Mr. John's SteakhouseResponded on January 18, 2024
    What a great review! Thank you, vvday! We really appreciate your kind words and 5 STAR rating and will share your feedback with our team! We are grateful to have served you and look forward to welcoming you back again on your next visit!

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  27. JerryP

    New Orleans

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 5, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Everything just right. Great food great service. I’ll definitely go back. I highly recommend
    Mr. John's SteakhouseResponded on January 18, 2024
    Thank you for dining with us, JerryP! We're thrilled to have served you and to receive your kind words, 5 STAR rating and recommendation! We can't wait to welcome you back!

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  28. aczwy

    New Mexico

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on January 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great small steak house. White table cloths classic dressed waiters, very professional service. Steak and sides prepared perfectly!!!
    Mr. John's SteakhouseResponded on January 18, 2024
    Thanks so much for your great 5 STAR REVIEW, aczwy! We loved serving you and can't wait to welcome you back!

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  29. LindseyA

    New Orleans

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 31, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We always enjoy our food but our server, Bradley, made our experience a 5 star! He is great!
    Mr. John's SteakhouseResponded on December 31, 2023
    Thanks so much, LindseyA! We appreciate your fantastic 5 STAR REVIEW! We will share your comments with our team! It was a pleasure to serve you and your husband again, and we hope to welcome you back soon! Happy New Year!

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  30. RichardD

    New Orleans

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 30, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The Turtle soup I felt, along with one other in our part, was too spicey making it too hot. The fried onion rings were over cooked and my bread budding, white and dark chocolate, had a strange taste with the white sauce which I guess was suppose to white chocolate. May have gone sour, but it was not good. Steaks were perfect and the sides were great. Cocktails were great.
    Mr. John's SteakhouseResponded on December 31, 2023
    Thank you for dining with us, RichardD, and for taking the time to share your feedback. Your comments are very important to us and will be shared with our team. We appreciate your 5 STAR REVIEW and we hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back soon again. Happy New Year!

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  31. RandyL

    Mississippi

    13 reviews

    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on December 29, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I love the old school feel of a classy steakhouse that backs it up with the quality and service. My new favorite.
    Mr. John's SteakhouseResponded on January 18, 2024
    We loved having you with us, RandyL, and are so thankful for your great review! Thank you very much for your kind words and 5 STARS! We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

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  32. Nlawles

    New Orleans

    29 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    29 reviews

    Dined on December 29, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    We will be back. Great food. The steaks were on point. Courses came out with ample time between them so we could chat and enjoy our meal. Favorite was the sweet potato soufflé. No dessert needed after that. Service as expected, attentive but not too much so.
    Mr. John's SteakhouseResponded on December 30, 2023
    We are thrilled to receive your fabulous 5 STAR REVIEW, Nlawles! It was a pleasure to have you with us and we loved reading your comments and knowing you enjoyed every part of your experience! We hope to welcome you back soon!

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  33. Larry

    New Orleans

    9 reviews

    2.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on December 29, 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 5
    This was the first time that the service was not acceptable we waited nearly 2 hours for our food the food was good but the time was not good the waiters were good but obviously you have a issue in the kitchen putting out food that took that long So we may try again For amount money we spent i was happy to stay in the restaurant from 615- til 945
    Mr. John's SteakhouseResponded on December 30, 2023
    Larry - thank you so much for choosing to dine with us again and for taking the time to share your feedback. It's very important to us as our team is committed to providing the very best in every respect. We are sorry to learn about your experience and have shared your comments with our team. We hope you will give us another chance! We look forward to welcoming you back!

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  34. LouisB

    New Orleans

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 28, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Top notch service and superior quality.
    Mr. John's SteakhouseResponded on December 30, 2023
    LouisB - thank you very much for dining with us and for taking the time to share your kind words and great feedback. We will share your comments with our team. We greatly appreciate your 5 STAR rating and hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back soon!

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  35. Jimbeau

    New Orleans

    26 reviews

    5.0

    26 reviews

    Dined on December 28, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Superb as always. Boris takes good care of us as well as Archie and the crew. Best steaks in NOLA.
    Mr. John's SteakhouseResponded on December 30, 2023
    Thanks so much, Jimbeau! It's always a pleasure to serve you! Thank you for your great review and comments! We love knowing you think we have the BEST steaks in NOLA! We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

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  36. OpenTable Diner

    Tallahassee

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 23, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was perfect, atmosphere was nice and service was great! Highly recommend!
    Mr. John's SteakhouseResponded on December 30, 2023
    We greatly appreciate your wonderful review, 5 STAR rating and recommendation! We loved having you with us and are thrilled to know you loved every part of your experience! We hope to have the pleasure of serving you again soon!

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  37. GreggQ

    New York City

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on December 22, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Mr. John’s was fantastic. The food was amazing especially the filet and the onion rings. Great service as well.
    Mr. John's SteakhouseResponded on December 23, 2023
    Thank you for dining with us, GreggQ! We loved serving you and appreciate knowing you enjoyed your experience, and especially our filet and onion rings! Thank you for your fantastic 5 STAR REVIEW! We hope to welcome you back soon!

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  38. ross

    New Orleans

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on December 22, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Archie and Boris treated us like Rock Stars. Food was exceptional and service was first class. Thankful for this restaurant. Merry Christmas to all!
    Mr. John's SteakhouseResponded on December 23, 2023
    We are so thrilled to receive your amazing review! Thanks so much for your very kind words and 5 STAR rating! We loved having you with us and we love knowing you enjoyed every part of being with us! We can't wait to welcome you back! Merry Christmas, ross!

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  39. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 22, 2023

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    Service was so awful. Waiter was very rude. And was coughing and sorting his nose the whole time. Steak was bland and over cooked. Drinks were awful.
    Mr. John's SteakhouseResponded on December 23, 2023
    Thank you for sharing your review. We are sorry to learn you were disappointed with your experience. We will share your comments with our team. Merry Christmas!

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  40. OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 16, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Service was excellent ! Food was delicious ! And the atmosphere was perfect !
    Mr. John's SteakhouseResponded on December 23, 2023
    Thank you very much for your amazing 5 STAR REVIEW! Our team is committed to providing the very best and we are thrilled to know you enjoyed everything from beginning to end! We hope to welcome you back soon!

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FAQs

Mr. John's Steakhouse is rated 4.8 stars by 2902 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 27 times today
Google Map for Mr. John's Steakhouse

2111 St. Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130

Additional information

  • Cross street
    Josephine
  • Neighborhood
    Garden District
  • Hours of operation
    Lunch: Friday: 11:30am - 2:00pm Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 9:45pm
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Steakhouse, Steak, Italian
  • Dining style
    Fine Dining
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Parking details
    If the valet is not in front of the restaurant, please park there and bring your keys to the hostess stand and we will have your car parked.
  • Public transit
    St Charles Avenue Street CarRTA
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Chef Robert Bruce
  • Additional
    Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Smoking Area, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (504) 679-7697
  • Private party facilities
    We have a semi-private room that can seat up to 20 guest.
  • Private party contact
    Desi Vega: (888) 885-8913
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