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About Mr. John's 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!

2111 St. Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70130
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Steak, Italian

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Friday: 11:30am - 2:00pm
Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 9:45pm

Cross Street:
Josephine

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(504) 679-7697

Website:
http://www.mrjohnssteakhouse.com/

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
RTA

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

Private Dining

We have a semi-private room that can seat up to 20 guest.

Mr. John's Steakhouse Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.6

ambience

4.4

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

86% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (50)
Good for Anniversaries (40)
Good for a Date (36)
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Good for Birthdays (34)
Business Meals (28)
Romantic (24)
Neighborhood Gem (20)
Authentic (18)
Good for Groups (17)
Notable Wine List (17)
Worth the Drive (15)
Fit for Foodies (12)
Fun (12)
Pre/post Theatre (12)
Creative Cuisine (12)
Cozy (10)
Quiet Conversation (9)
Scenic View (9)
Casual (8)
Hot Spot (8)
Local Ingredients (6)
Seasonal (5)
People Watching (5)
Comfort Food (4)
Great for Lunch (4)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Bar Seating (2)
Kid-friendly (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Great for Brunch (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Healthy (1)
Live Sports (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
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 (New Orleans)·Dined 2 days ago

This was a terrible meal. The filet carpaccio app was atrocious. The meat was drenched in the balsamic dressing which overwhelmed the entire dish making it one noted. There was no flavor except the overwhelming balsamic dressing. The pork belly was too thin and had a nice crust but the gravy tasted like it was made from a packet and had no flavor. The steaks were tough and had no flavor and the rib eye was too grissled. On a good note the spinach salad was solid. Everything was exorbitantly over priced and no value. This was truly a horrible meal for the price

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined 3 days ago

It was our 1st night in New Orleans. We were staying at the Avenue Plaza & wanted a place to go for my husbands birthday. It was perfect. Excellent food & service. The petite tenderloin was the best steak we have ever had. The complimentery garlic bread, wedge salad, & augratin potatoes were all delicious. Made for a wonderful evening.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on January 14, 2018

We have eaten at almost every steakhouse in New Orleans and I would rank Mr. John’s in the top two. Food and service was excellent!!!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Romantic, Quiet Conversation
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 (New England)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Excellent in every way!

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on January 10, 2018

Superior service. The wine service was particularly good.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 7, 2018

The reservation was right on time. The overall ambience was nice. The food was excellent. The service was spot on. We had a table of 16 just behind us and the noise level for an hour was near deafening. Think that is an unusual case as it didn't happen two or three times before.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on January 6, 2018

We always enjoy Mr. John's when we go. The food and the staff are exceptional.

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 (Mississippi)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Awesome food and atmosphere! A must visit while in New Orleans! Steaks cooked to perfection with large, sharable sides.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Fun, Good for a Date, Cozy, Notable Wine List, Authentic
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Great food, service and ambience. Best steak in New Orleans!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Business Meals
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Food is always great. Staff should treat everyone the same. Do not judge book by cover. Plus doesn’t matter. Food always good!

Tags: Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 4, 2018

We had a great time ... we are local and love Mr Johns Steakhouse!!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, People Watching
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on January 1, 2018

They accomadated our large group perfectly. Our service and food was on point. Thanks!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Cozy, Hot Spot
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We came here Saturday to celebrate our recent engagement and I regret it. We thought It would be a nice romantic evening however it was overly loud and though our waiter was excellent because it was a busy night the food was not what I have experienced in the past not being as seasoned or as tasteful as it was in the past. Also the steak wasn’t cooked correctly and had to be sent back so our sides got cold. Not a good experience for such an occasion that’s for sure

Tags: Fun
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We weren’t seated for reservation time it took at least a 30 minute wait after reservation time. They had a large group that was extremely noisey and the waiter had to almost scream to tell us what was on the menu for the evening. It wasn’t a memorable night i was a little disappointed!

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 (West Virginia)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Great experience! The service by Gindy was personable and the atmosphere was pleasant. The noise level was the quietest I have experienced dining out in a long time. I know it was because it was lunch. It was nice though to have a semi-quiet dining experience. When I go back I will try a smaller cut of steak. It was also nice to have one of the owners on the floor and to be able to get the background story of Mr. John’s from him. Good food and service!

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·Dined on December 24, 2017

Christmas with friends

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on December 23, 2017

We came here for my birthday dinner with friends. We had a great time! The service was fabulous and the food was wonderful. I had a petite fillet and it was cooked to perfection (medium +1 = pink in the middle/no blood). One of my friends brought 3 bottles of primo red wine (thank you Carol). Gindy provided information about the pairing of wine with our food and he was spot on! All in all, I'd give this restaurant more than 5 stars if I could.

As a side note, after dinner we went to the Tin Roof bar which is across the street from Mr. Johns in the Pontchartrain Hotel. They have the best view of the city and great drinks!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Disabled Access, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Memphis)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Awesome. Pompano was best ever.

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on December 16, 2017

We enjoyed the meal! Loved it from valet parking to the amazing 2 waiter service ! Food was amazing and will be back again

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·Dined on December 16, 2017

Great! Experience, food, service was all top notch

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Hands down the best steak anywhere!!! The wine list is top notch plus they have blue cheese olive martinis.

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·Dined on December 15, 2017

Our server Gindy was excellent. The service was impeccable. Hidden jewel. I was made to feel special for my birthday

Tags: Late-night Find, People Watching, Scenic View, Pre/post Theatre, Live Sports, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Kid-friendly
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Best place for a Christmas girls lunch!!

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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 15, 2017

The food was amazing and the service was impeccable. I can't wait to go back.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Have visited Mr. John’s previously, so this was a disappointment. We had The Who Dat Shrimp for an appetizer, and the Bacon was overcooked, which made the Shrimp dry. I had the daily special which was grilled Drum topped with Crabmeat; the fish was not well seasoned, and therefore lacked flavor. My husband had the Ribeye which was supposed to be cooked medium, yet it wasn’t. However, his side dishes were perfect! He had the Sautéed Mushrooms and Potatoes Au Gratin, and they were delicious! Despite this subpar visit, I still recommend to friends because dining at Mr. John’s is an experience.

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals
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·Dined on December 13, 2017

One of the best steaks ever!!! Staff was awesome!!! Great job Aaron and John! Def will be back!

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Visited because we wanted a steak and to try a different restaurant. The food was outstanding. Appetizers were good. We had the pork belly and French Onion soup.
We had the NY Strip and the Surf and Turf for entrees and both were outstanding.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Happy Hour, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date
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·Dined on December 10, 2017

One of the best dining experiences we have ever had. The waiters JT and Mike were great, the Chef came to our table and introduced himself. The steaks and salad were great, as was the pompano. However, the crab cakes were out of this world. The red velvet brownie was the perfect finish to a great meal and a good time had by all.

Tags: Authentic, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for a Date, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on December 9, 2017

Great food, excellent service. Highly recommend for any occasion.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on December 9, 2017

The Tuscan veal chop was way too fatty. It was also to come with two sides that did not show up.

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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on December 9, 2017

I don't know which was better the food or the service. The waiters were very attentive and entertaining. Thanks Boris for everything!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (Charleston)·Dined on December 9, 2017

When my veal chops arrived well done, not medium rare, and grossly over salted, the service turned surly. We were ignored from then on . No coffee, no dessert offered, even though it was my birthday.

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Did not like TJ Waiter

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·Dined on December 8, 2017

It was a Christmas gift card from my son last year. We normally do not dine in New Orleans. It was my husband birthday so we decided to try it. We brought my son along since he has been in your restaurant before. It was a great choice for his birthday selection. I am sure we will be back. I was very, very pleased with the food since I am not much of a meat eater.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Not what it use to be. One example - my wife's lettuce in her salad was bitter maybe old. Mr. John's use to be one of our favorites.

Tags: Romantic, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on December 7, 2017

It’s was awesome!!!

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·Dined on December 7, 2017

The food was so delicious and staff very attentive. Manager always making rounds to the tables.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Late-night Find, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Hot Spot
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on December 6, 2017

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Tags: Casual, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Loved Mr. John's and the crowd even at our late reservation time shows everyone else appears to as well. We were promptly seated which I like when having a reservation. Service was wonderful and staff was very attentive. Food was outstanding and we kept our portions down IE petite filet so that we could sample a lot. I loved the small "neighborhood" atmosphere and ambiance of this restaurant with a small but very cool bar area. It is loud so having a lot of intimate conversation was a challenge for sure but we thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience here and will return without question.

Tags: Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on December 2, 2017

Loved, loved this place! The food was amazing and the staff was excellent. Best steak I have ever had. I love my steaks well done and it is hard to find a place that does not dry it out. This one was so tender and juicy! We will definately be returning!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Romantic
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