Mr. John's Steakhouse

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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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vipPete
New Orleans
34 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Barth was very attentive.
Enjoyed our anniversary dinner.
Thanks

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Cards2007
New Orleans
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Still best steak I’ve had. Always cooked perfectly to order. Staff polite and accommodating. Safe in these times. Nearly the only higher end restaurant where I feel the food is worth the money spent.

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AliciaP1974
New Orleans
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding service and great food! From the moment we walked in to the time we left the staff friendly.

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vipKerryDavis
New Orleans
31 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Outstanding, as always!! The best steaks in the city, great cocktails and wine list. The service is always over the top. Don’t miss an opportunity to dine at this gem of a restaurant!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New Orleans
30 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always it was GREAT - Will service was very good and the steaks are always great - will return in a month or two - a big thanks to you

Mr. John's Steakhouse
Responded on March 17, 2020

Thank you so much for your kind words and 5 STAR review! We're so happy you dined with us! Thank you!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New Orleans
8 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always 5star on every level.

Mr. John's Steakhouse
Responded on March 14, 2020

Thank you very much for choosing to dine with us again and for taking the time to provide your kind words and 5 STAR review! We hope to welcome you back soon again!

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JesseL
New Orleans
10 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Mr Johns, in addition to their amazing service, serves up one of the best rib-eyes you’re will eat. Just start with some turtle soup first!

Mr. John's Steakhouse
Responded on March 15, 2020

Thank you, JesseL! We are so happy you chose to dine with us and we really appreciate your 5 STARS! Thanks for the shout out about our service, our ribeyes and our turtle soup! We really appreciate it and look forward to serving you again soon!

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SusanH
New Orleans
3 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Servers were great. Small filet disappointing. It was like a 2 inch 12 oz was literally cut in half resulting in the filet being only 1 inch.

Mr. John's Steakhouse
Responded on March 15, 2020

SusanH - we thank you for dining with us and for your 5 STAR rating! We appreciate that you took the time to provide your comments - they are very important to us! Please be assured we will share them with our team! We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back soon!

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Good Food and Great Service!

Mr. John's Steakhouse
Responded on March 9, 2020

Thank you so much for your 5 STAR review and kind words! We're so happy you dined with us and we look forward to welcoming you back soon!

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KelliH
New Orleans
17 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Will be back again. Staff was very attentive & helpful.

Mr. John's Steakhouse
Responded on March 10, 2020

Thank you, KelliH, for dining with us! We appreciate your 5 STAR review and kind comments! We can't wait to welcome you back!

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vipNancyB
New Orleans
4 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always delicious! Ask for Boris...he'll take good care of you!

Mr. John's Steakhouse
Responded on March 10, 2020

Thank you, NancyB, for your kind comments and 5 STAR review! Thank you for dining with us! We hope to serve you again soon!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Pretty loud but everything else was good!

Mr. John's Steakhouse
Responded on March 8, 2020

Thanks so much for dining with us and for your positive feedback! We appreciate your comments and we hope to welcome you back soon!

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OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anniversary

Mr. John's Steakhouse
Responded on March 8, 2020

Happy Anniversary! Thank you for choosing to celebrate with us and thank you for your 5 STAR review! We are so happy you enjoyed your special day and we hope to welcome you back soon!

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CynthiaM
New Orleans
2 reviews
Dined on March 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service and food were exceptional. Impressed my client most importantly!

Mr. John's Steakhouse
Responded on March 7, 2020

We are so happy to hear it, CynthiaM! Thank you so much for choosing to dine with us! We really appreciate your 5 STARS and hope to welcome you back soon!

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MichaelC
New Orleans
2 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great, pricey, but what you would expect for a high end steakhouse. Service was impeccable. Almost to efficient. Their signature New York Strip was fabulous. I’m normally a ribeye guy, but went with the strip. Fantastic.

I will go back when I visit New Orleans.

Mr. John's Steakhouse
Responded on March 6, 2020

We really appreciate your comments, MichaelC, and your 5 STAR review! We are so happy you chose to dine with us and to know that you will come back when you return to New Orleans! We look forward to welcoming you!

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vipNWLAtravelers
New Orleans
23 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

This is a steakhouse, very nice, clean, ok service, and typical steakhouse menu. Our friends wanted a steak for dinner and we thought we’d try this place. They were happy with their meal, but I felt like my ribeye was just average and not worth the high price.

Mr. John's Steakhouse
Responded on March 3, 2020

Thank you, NWLAtravelers, for dining with us and for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. It's important to us and we will be sure to share your comments with our team. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back in!

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JesusC
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Excellent service I’m from California people are great in Nola shrimp bread perfect wine great meatballs bomb and the Mac n cheese amazing

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vipOpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food, service and atmosphere was amazing! Loved every about this restaurant.

Mr. John's Steakhouse
Responded on March 1, 2020

Wow! We really appreciate your kind words and 5 STAR review! Thank you for dining with us! We hope to serve you again soon!

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RichardL
New Orleans
3 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service-great food-great décor
Everything a great steak place should be

Mr. John's Steakhouse
Responded on March 1, 2020

RichardL - thank you SO very much for your very kind comments and 5 STAR rating! They mean the world to us! We thank you for dining with us and we hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back soon again!

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CreoleLady
New Orleans
16 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My birthday meal was excellent; cocktails, appetizers, sides, and steaks for four. It’s been quite a while since I dined there, but I remember why they were and still would be my favorite traditional steakhouse.

Mr. John's Steakhouse
Responded on March 1, 2020

Thank you, CreoleLady, for your very kind comments and 5 STAR rating! We are elated you chose to celebrate your special day with us and are so happy you enjoyed your experience once again! We hope to welcome you back soon!

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CelesteH
Nashville
3 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent lunch during Mardi Gras. The food was delicious & the service could not have been better!

Mr. John's Steakhouse
Responded on February 23, 2020

Wow, CelesteH, thank you! We really appreciate your kind words and 5 STAR rating! Thank you so much! We hope to welcome you back soon!

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vipNOLAItalianGirl
New Orleans
9 reviews
Dined on February 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service as usual! Porterhouse was delicious and perfectly prepared. Wedge salad with the most delicious blue cheese dressing, the broccoli au gratin was so good and I loved that the broccoli was still crunchy and not too soft. The red velvet brownie was divine.

Mr. John's Steakhouse
Responded on February 21, 2020

Awesome, NOLAItalianGirl! We are so happy to receive your kind comments and 5 STAR review! We're so happy you dined with us and we hope to welcome you back soon!

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PaulH
1 review
Dined on February 18, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

The food was quite good. I ordered a ribeye medium rare, and while nearly half of it was cooked to medium status, the remainder was medium rare and delicious. Our waiter could not have been more gracious under the circumstances that brought my wife and I to New Orleans. He brought us samples of the house meatballs and sauce decorated with a candle for my wife and then treated my wife to her Tiramisu for dessert.

Mr. John's Steakhouse
Responded on February 21, 2020

Thanks so much for choosing to dine with us, PaulH! We're so happy you enjoyed your experience! We are delighted to receive your 5 STAR review and kind words! We hope to serve you again!

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OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience!

Mr. John's Steakhouse
Responded on March 3, 2020

Thank you very much for your 5 STAR review! We are appreciative that you took the time to provide us with your positive feedback! We are happy to have served you and look forward to welcoming you back soon!

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TameikaD
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall3food1service3ambience3

The food was very bland and had no seasoning. The customer service was good.

Mr. John's Steakhouse
Responded on February 19, 2020

We are so happy you chose to dine with us and we thank you for your feedback, TameikaD! It's very important to us! We hope to have another opportunity to serve you!

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BatonRougeCU
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was great, the service was great, the experience was equally great. We will be back!

Mr. John's Steakhouse
Responded on February 17, 2020

BatonRougeCU - thank you for dining with us! We really appreciate your kind words and will be sure to share them with our team! Thank you very much for your 5 STAR rating! It means the world to us and we are so happy you enjoyed your experience! We can't wait to welcome you back in!

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JeffM
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food and service was wonderful. I would love to see the complimentary meatballs offered as an option such as spaghetti and meatballs.

Mr. John's Steakhouse
Responded on February 17, 2020

Thank you, JeffM, for your 5 STAR rating and very kind words and feedback! We appreciate your suggestion as well and are so happy you enjoyed our meatballs! We hope to serve you again soon!

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Lloyd
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went to Mr. John's for our Anniversary again this year and as usual the experience was fantastic. Our waiter Morris was very attentive and made sure everything was just as we requested. We will be back again.

Mr. John's Steakhouse
Responded on February 17, 2020

Lloyd - we are so happy to receive your comments and 5 STAR review! We will be sure to share your comments with our team! We are elated you chose to celebrate with us again and we look forward to serving you soon again!

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AlexM
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing experience, we sill definitely be back. Can't think of a better place to go for Valentine's day. The food was very high quality, the waiters were world-class; not letting us lift a single finger to do anything. One of the best stakes I've had in the city. 10/10.

Mr. John's Steakhouse
Responded on February 17, 2020

Awesome, AlexM!! Thank you VERY much for your 5 STAR review and very kind words! We really appreciate your feedback! Thank you for dining with us! We can't wait to welcome you back in!

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vipJeeSee22
New Orleans
3 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Both the staff and the food were outstanding. Marking it down as my top steak spot in Nola!

Mr. John's Steakhouse
Responded on February 17, 2020

Terrific, JeeSee22! We are so happy to receive your comments and 5 STAR review! Thank you for dining with us! We already look forward to serving you soon again!

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vipAnneE
New Orleans
12 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great time as always! Everything was perfect!

Mr. John's Steakhouse
Responded on February 26, 2020

Thanks so much, AnneE! We really appreciate your kind comments and your 5 STAR review! We're so happy you dined with us again and we look forward to your next visit! Thanks again!

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RoyN
1 review
Dined on February 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waiter was outstanding!!!!
He said to just ask for the bald guy. What a wonderful person!

Mr. John's Steakhouse
Responded on February 14, 2020

Thank you, RoyN, for your kind words and 5 STAR review! We're so happy you chose to dine with us and elated that you enjoyed your experience! We can't wait to serve you again soon!

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OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
3 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall3food1service3ambience3

Waiter didn’t ask was there a special occasion but there was another party at another table being celebrated. Waiter was not friendly at all. Food was brought out at different times steak came out and sides came out after . Food had no seasoning . No one came to table to ask was everything ok. Spent $180 will never return here again in my life !!!!!

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KevinB
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We drove in from Houma Louisiana for an evening in New Orleans....made your venue part of our libations and gastronomic excitement. The whole meal was fantastic. The New York strip was outstanding! We were talking about all your food the next day.... still mouth watering thinking about it now!😋😋👍

Mr. John's Steakhouse
Responded on February 11, 2020

Wow, KevinB! Thank you! Thank you! We love receiving positive feedback and we are overjoyed to read your comments! Thank you for your 5 STAR review! We appreciate your making the drive to dine with us! We hope to welcome you back soon!

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BobC
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall1food1service4ambience1

Although we had an early reservation and the place was empty, we were seated by the bar next to the side entrance. The Ribeye steak was overcooked,not medium rare, and was fatty and gristly. My steak was overcooked also. The potatoes were hard and undercooked. The service was good, but sometimes hard to find . Not the quality we expected from a good restaurant. We were very disappointed.

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OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
2 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday Dinner

Mr. John's Steakhouse
Responded on February 9, 2020

Thank you so much for celebrating with us! We are so glad you chose to spend your special day with us and are elated you enjoyed your experience! Thank you for your 5 STAR rating! We hope to welcome you back soon again!

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vipChef
New Orleans
17 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

The service was absolutely great. Some of the best service we have had in a restaurant in quite some time. Food great as usual and had a great meal with our kids. Thank you

Mr. John's Steakhouse
Responded on February 9, 2020

Thank you so much, Chef! We are so happy to read your comments and are so very happy to know you enjoyed your experience! Thank you very much for your 5 STAR review! We hope to serve you and your family again soon!

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OpenTable Diner
Mississippi
1 review
Dined on February 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place to meet friends for dinner and drinks! Food was delicious and service was awesome!

Mr. John's Steakhouse
Responded on February 7, 2020

We're so happy to receive your feedback! Your 5 STARS and your kind words mean the world to us! Thank you for dining with us! We hope to welcome you back soon!

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JamesS
Charleston
1 review
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Friday afternoon lunch. Superb steaks and sides and very professional waitstaff. Like a great mens club.

Mr. John's Steakhouse
Responded on February 5, 2020

Thanks, JamesS, for dining with us and for your kind comments. We really appreciate your 5 STAR review! We hope to welcome you back in soon!

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GeoffreyP
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Been to them all. Hands down the best steak in the city. Going back next month

Mr. John's Steakhouse
Responded on January 28, 2020

We can't wait to welcome you back, Geoffrey! Thank you so much for dining with us and for taking the time to provide your feedback! We really appreciate your 5 STAR review and very kind words!

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