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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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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.4

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (70)
Good for a Date (56)
Business Meals (46)
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Good for Birthdays (44)
Good for Anniversaries (43)
Romantic (29)
Neighborhood Gem (25)
Good for Groups (21)
Notable Wine List (21)
Worth the Drive (19)
Authentic (19)
Fun (18)
Fit for Foodies (17)
Pre/post Theatre (15)
Creative Cuisine (14)
Casual (13)
Cozy (13)
Quiet Conversation (12)
Great for Lunch (11)
Scenic View (10)
Hot Spot (9)
People Watching (9)
Comfort Food (7)
Bar Seating (6)
Handcrafted Cocktails (6)
Local Ingredients (6)
Kid-friendly (5)
Seasonal (5)
Sunday Lunch (5)
Tasting Menu (5)
Disabled Access (3)
Great for Brunch (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Healthy (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Quick Bite (1)
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vip
 (New Orleans)·Dined 4 days ago

This is not only the best steakhouse in Nola it’s the best steak I’ve ever had! Filet cooked perfectly with lump crabmeat. Sides are awesome. Cheesecake amazing and bread pudding out of this world! The service is friendly and on top of it! I can’t wait to go back! And side note the Saints offensive line was there enjoying a casual meal watching football on tv! All super nice guys- so technically- yes we had dinner with the Saints! ;)

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Fun, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, People Watching, Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Great place! Little off the tourist seen. Mostly locals.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Mr. John's could not have been more of a disappointment. We were rushed from the moment we were seated until the moment we left. I even told our waiter that I felt like he was rushing us and he said, "our steaks have to have time to rest." Um. OK. Who Dat shrimp were bland as can be. Pretty sure my salad had zero dressing. My "well rested" filet had no seasoning whatsoever. It was so loud even the waiters had to shout at you. With so many great restaurants in New Orleans, I could never recommend wasting your time and money here.

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·Dined on November 11, 2017

Lobster was raw, my steak was very small, and it took forever to get my food. I’ve been here several times and recommended this restaurant for years , but it appears to have fallen off the mark on every catoglory.

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·Dined on November 11, 2017

Best steak we had ever eaten! Service was excellent and the ambience was extraordinary. We look forward to visiting you again.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Fun, Good for a Date, Romantic
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vip
 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Mr. John's was a very good steakhouse, but we've certainly been to better ones. And the prices were pretty high for what it was! Not bad, just not as great as I was led to believe.

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 10, 2017

My waiter JT was outstanding. He made the special occasion very special and he cater to all our needs. Thank you for a great evening.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Notable Wine List, Scenic View, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on November 10, 2017

Very excellent service and the food was very excellent. We will be back. You can’t beat the price either.

Tags: Cozy, Fun, Romantic, Seasonal, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on November 10, 2017

Great evening celebrating my sons Birthday! The Birthday Meatballs are the best!

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Ribeye-cooked perfectly (medium rare)
Same thing with my wife's petite filet. Had the sauteed mushrooms and cream spinach sides! Entire experience was excellent!

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Mr John’s was delicious!! The food was outstanding. Our server was busy and didn’t check on us much. Overall it was awesome and we would go back!

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Had a birthday celebration for one of three longtime friends. Everything was perfect.

Tags: Scenic View, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Repeat visit. Outstanding steak, done "New Orleans style." I requested "overdone Lyonnaise potatoes," which were done perfectly, with slight darkening of the potatoes and onions.
Appetizers were similarly terrific.
Service was attentive and friendly, without being intrusive.

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vip
 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 5, 2017

The food was absolutely delicious. I usually do not get New York strip by was told by the waiter that it is best around and he did not lie.

Tags: Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals
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vip
 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Best steak in the city. No contest. First timers should start with the strip.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, People Watching, Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Nice restaurant with very efficient service. We tried steak and fish and both dishes were cooked just right. Steak was perfectly pink inside, but not raw. My only negative comment would be an excessive use of pepper by the chef. Other than that we have had a terrific time.

Tags: Good for a Date, Gluten Free Options
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 (Mississippi)·Dined on November 4, 2017

I heard great reviews from friends and had to try it out. I'm so glad I did!! The food was everything!!!

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

All great, except food a little salty. We like the steaks and location.

Tags: Scenic View, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Excellent food. Terrific wait staff. Very noisy. We had a group of five and could hardly hear the person next to you. But food was exceptional.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 3, 2017

Best steaks and overall great restaurant. Loved the atmosphere.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Business Meals, Seasonal, Fun, Good for Groups, Hot Spot
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·Dined on November 3, 2017

The dining areas were very loud and the servers had a hard time hearing. The service for my husband and myself was disappointing as we observed another couple getting much more attention than we did from other staff. The Caesar salad hardly had any dressing and was mostly made from the leafy green part of the romain lettuce and lacked crunch. They completely missed our a la carte order of broccoli. We saw that larger groups also
Received stellar service that wewe expected for the reputation of this steakhouse.

Tags: Good for Groups
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·Dined on November 2, 2017

Our food and service were absolutely amazing! So glad we chose to eat here on our trip to NOLA. They made our 10 year anniversary so special! The presentation and taste of our cowboy ribeye was phenomenal! The crab cake was all crab no filler and honestly the best we have ever had!!

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 1, 2017

Outstanding Food and Wonderful Service!
The crab cakes, onion rings and who dat shrimp appetizers were delicious and fun!
The creamed spinach and potatoes au gratin were top-notch!
The Filet Mignon Oscar was divine!
Thank you for a fabulous evening!!!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on October 28, 2017

Overly buttered steaks without seared finish. Weak.

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on October 28, 2017

We split the porterhouse for two and it was amazing- perfectly cooked! Lots of options for sides to go along with steaks. The calamari comes topped with olives which I thought made the dish too salty and a little strange.

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vip
 (New Orleans)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Unfortunately, Mr. John's was just ordinary. Their "signature" strip steak was chewy, the petite filet was tender but livery. Onion rings were sour. not a place we would return to or recommend to others.

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·Dined on October 27, 2017

Our only complaint was the high noise level making it difficult to hear each other.

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Excellent food. The steak rivaled any of the best steakhouses in America. The waiter seemed to rush us which was unusual on this night. The service in the past has been excellent and personal.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Fun
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Another great meal at Mr. John's. Since I was with teenagers the favorites were the onion rings and dessert. Best cheesecake I have ever had. It got quite load the later the evening went and our waiter seemed less than enthusiastic but all around a good meal for all.

Tags: Tasting Menu
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·Dined on October 21, 2017

Shrimp amazing as always. Ladies enjoyed their filet, rib eye on point per usual. Waiters were hilarious and entertained my relatives.

Did bring out two mac n cheese instead of the potatoes au gratin I had ordered but my mom ate the mac before I could tell the staff so worse things could happen. Otherwise perfect evening.

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Great evening and great food. You will not be disappointed! Best steak I have ever had!

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Aaron was our waiter and he was very attentive. Our visit was for our daughter's birthday. We have celebrated there the last 3 years.

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vip
 (New Orleans)·Dined on October 19, 2017

Very loud, not contusive to a quiet conversation.

Food outstanding and service was great!!

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Bar Seating
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vip
 (New Orleans)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Mr. John’s never cease to amaze me. We have been going there for several years and everything is always wonderful! Gindy, our server who we always request, is a true gem! The steaks are so delicious and always cooked to perfection.

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Service was impeccable,appreciated car waiting when dinner over

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·Dined on October 14, 2017

Food was extremely tasty and the service was excellent - first class dining experience.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic
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vip
 (Charleston)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Awesome food. A bit expensive, but worth it.
Our waiter was great.
Went for my bachelor party and he really made it fun for us with lots of small touches.
Would go again for sure!

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vip
 (New Orleans)·Dined on October 14, 2017

We love going to what for us is a neighborhood restaurant. Great food and service. A bit on the loud side tonight.

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 (Richmond)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Food and service was outstanding. For visitors, the St. Charles trolley drops you across the street from the door.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Business Meals
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vip
 (New Orleans)·Dined on October 11, 2017

Wonderful as always even though they swapped my rare with friends medium

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups
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