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Mr. John's Steakhouse

4.7
1501 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Steakhouse
Perfect For:
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
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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Private dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Steakhouse, Steak, Italian
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Friday: 11:30am - 2:00pm
Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 9:45pm
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Phone number
(504) 679-7697
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Chef Robert Bruce
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Josephine
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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.
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Public transit
St Charles Avenue Street Car
RTA
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.

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What 1501 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.7
service
4.5
ambience
4.3
value
Noise · Moderate
86% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined a day ago

Never go wrong with this steakhouse. Best steak in New Orleans

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Great service and meal. Steaks prepared on the rare side with perfect sear. Be careful as the steaks are served on a hot plate directly from broiler.

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Been here many, many times...always perfect service and exceptional food. Great place for any type of occasion....

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3.0Dined 5 days ago

Went with a group of 6. While the service was excellent, the food was way below average for a "prime" steakhouse. The Veal chop was not good at all, nor was the bone-in ribeye that we ordered. Full of grizzle and not tender. The appetizers and deserts were good, and the service was excellent. Extremely disappointed and will not recommend.

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4.0Dined 5 days ago

The food and service were great but felt like we were put in the casual dining area. As soon as you walk in to your left right next to the bar and entrance. My chair was practically in the aisle to the entrance. I would only recommend if you were put in the better dining area. Was a little disappointed in the atmosphere.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Birthday celebration. Everything was perfect!

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4.0Dined 5 days ago

Service was very good, seated and served timely. Food was hot when served, drinks were good.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Absolutely fabulous!! Good food great service !! Would go again ...

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4.0Dined 6 days ago

Excellent in all respects. The service was friendly, attentive and timed perfectly. The food was delicious. A perfect choice in the Garden District!

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Mr. John's never disappoints. We started out with the fried green tomato and crab meat appetizer which was fabulous. Hubby had the filet and I had the fresh gulf fish of the day which was pompano. We ordered the asparagus and garlic mashed potatoes as our side dishes. Everything was delicious.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Loud but fun and great food

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3.0Dined on April 7, 2018

After making reservations almost a week in advance, my husband and I were looking forward to a nice steakhouse dinner experience. We arrived in time and were seated promptly. The first thing we noticed was how loud it was. We basically had to use our outside voices in order to carry on a conversation. The waiters all seemed very rushed. We ordered and they forgot my salad. It seemed as they were unapologetic. And when an apology was given, it still seemed fake. Spoke to the manager and he was just as indifferent. This was a damper on our whole evening. The food was good, but the ambiance and service made it an undesirable experience. We’ve received better service at our local Outback Steakhouse than this place. Maybe because we are not locals, the service was indifferent. Needless to say, we were very disappointed and will not dine here again and will refer our friends and family to other places. The money you spend is not worth the lack of service.

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3.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Considering we had two servers, I expected great service Unfortunately we never received the appetizer we ordered and we received the wrong salad. We don’t like to be complicated so we didn’t complain. The food was very good but I would have expected better service considering the price.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Two Days in a row!!! We went back for round two after having dinner the night before!! The service was warm, friendly, and soooooo polite!! I will visit every time I am in NOLA!!! Mr. John’s is on the top of my list!!!

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Great meal, fantastic service. Feels like a neighborhood hangout but you never forget your at a high quality establishment.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

The experience was phenomenal. We had a reservation and were so hungry, they actually accommodated us 30 minutes earlier with no complaints. The who’dat shrimp are forever in my dreams!! The ribeye steak was juicy and cooked to perfection!!!! I was as pleased as I could be!! This restaurant is in my top 5 forevermore!!!

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

Ribeye steak was delicious. Very well cooked with crusty outside and juicy inside.

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4.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Great food and service! - Just a little bit noisy.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Lovely surroundings, excellent food and service.

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4.0Dined on March 27, 2018

First time visit to Mr. John's and had a great experience. Our waiter Gendi took great care of our group and remembered we were there to celebrate a birthday. It's not often we don't have to ask the waiter for an extra utensil, water, etc.... We didn't have to- the staff was on top of service. Because the restaurant is know for their steak, we ordered filet mignon and one of the special large T bones for 2. We also included salads and varying sides. The steaks were well seasoned, tender and tasty. The wine selection was rather extensive and offered alot of variety. I think this is one of the best steak houses in New Orleans.

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5.0Dined on March 27, 2018

My husband and I have been to Mr. John's in the past. The experience was excellent. Wait staff was professional and very attentive. Love the "team approach" of the wait staff.
Food was delicious.

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5.0Dined on March 27, 2018

Awesome! Archie the Maitire ‘d was extremely courteous and sat us down in a nice corner of the restaurant with great visibility. Our waiters preformed parallel to Archie’s service and courteous hospitality. The cocktails are superb and the steaks phenomenal.

A first class establishment!

Tommy and Linda Westfeldt

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Had been to NOLA many times and happened across a review of Mr. John's so gave it a try. The food was EXCELLENT and the service was EXCELLENT as well. Will definitely be going back on my next trip. Liked the fact it was a smaller restaurant and not as loud as a lot of famous ones in the Quarter.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Food as always was excellent. Service very professional as well. The noise level remains a problem in the restaurant as many times you can not carry a conversation with anyone seated at your table.

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5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

We had spent the week in New Orleans were planning on leaving the next day and thought it would be nice to have a pleasant dinner at this wonderful little restaurant.
We were not disappointed in our choice. From the time we stepped into the pleasant atmosphere to the time we walked out- our every need was attended to and in a very nice fashion. Congrats to the wait staff and greeters for the restaurant.
We also enjoyed a wide variety of choices of foods and really enjoyed just about everything we ordered. There was one small hiccup in this - my wife ordered the seafood and pasta dish of the evening; while most of the meal was great - the lobster meat contained within the dish was very much overdone and really was not up to the standards that the rest of the facility had shown.
We did not let us take away from our experience. It was a pleasant evening and nice way to finish off our week in New Orleans.

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5.0Dined on March 21, 2018

Three of us came to eat on Tuesday and everything was excellent. We actually booked it for Friday for our last meal before we fly home. That good.

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3.0Dined on March 18, 2018

The food and service is good but restaurant itself lets it down - tables very close together, noisy, nothing special, similar as other places around expected more for prices being charged. The food is good (not exceptional)but for the price would have expected nicer restaurant setting and overall experience

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2.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Our steaks were very salty. We were very disappointed.

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

The meats were over cooked. Suggest you ask for a little less than you like

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5.0Dined on March 15, 2018

Outstanding service and the best steaks as always!!

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5.0Dined on March 14, 2018

Reservation was easy to make.
My daughter and I went for dinner.
When we arrived we were immediately taken to a nice table and were assisted by a waiter who was knowledgeable and friendly.

The meal was superb.
Highly recommend both the strip and the ribeye.
Ordered both medium rare. They were cooked perfectly and delicious.

The onion rings are thin, crispy and not to be missed. The garlic mashed potatoes were better than the steak fries but both were very good.

Stay away from the bbq shrimp unless you are a big fan of Worchester sauce.

A little pricey but well worth it. I intent to return often.

Thanks Mr Johns

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5.0Dined on March 13, 2018

Perfect. Perfect dinner away from noise of Bourbon Street

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2.0Dined on March 11, 2018

I was told the steaks were amazing. The steaks were swimming in butter and flavor was average. Service felt rushed and therefore difficult to feel comfortable during dinner

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

AJ & Will, our servers were unbelievable spot on!! They had other tables but never missed a beat when taking care of everyone! We appreciated this more than can imagine when not all high end restaurants are like this. Food and wine was delicious and delivered in a timely manner. Thank you, Mr John’s Steakhouse for a wonderful & perfect evening!!

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

I have never had a bad meal or time at Mr John’s. They know how to treat you with class and the food is always fabulous. I had the pompano and it was the best i ever had.

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3.0Dined on March 9, 2018

Steaks delicious and cooked to order. One of our party of 4 had seafood. Also good. Vegetables a little under-cooked. Noise level on a weekday evening at 8 was off the wall. Couldn't hear across the table and with difficulty next to friends. We didn't stay for dessert because of the noise. Tile floor and mirrored walls bounces the sound around. Could do with carpet, drapes, paintings or something. Wouldn't go again unless my wife was angry with me and didn't want to talk anyway.

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5.0Dined on March 9, 2018

Had a great business meeting at Mr. John's. They are known for their great steaks and they didn't disappoint. The service was spot on and this is not always the case in NOLA. Great atmosphere that made me feel like I was in a great steakhouse!! Steaks were all cooked perfect. You have to try the mac and cheese...

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5.0Dined on March 8, 2018

Absolutely one of the finest cuts of beef that I have experienced in 4 and 60. Expertly prepared!

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5.0Dined on March 7, 2018

Excellent food with excellent service at a reasonable price.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Excellent food, wine and service

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