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7:00 PM
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NOLA Restaurant

4.2
10389 reviews
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$30 and under
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Creole
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If you are unable to make a reservation online, please call us at (504) 522-6652.

NOLA is chef/restaurateur Emeril Lagasse’s casual eatery in the heart of New Orleans’ French Quarter. Open since 1992, the critically-acclaimed restaurant fuses traditional Creole, Acadian and Southern cuisine with global influences. Chef de Cuisine Philip Buccieri works closely with Chef Emeril to create an innovative menu showcasing rustic Louisiana cooking with local ingredients and some ethnic twists. The three-story restaurant features an open-action kitchen, chef’s food bar and a signature wood-fired brick oven. NOLA was renovated in 2017 and is now open daily at 11:30 am serving one menu for lunch and dinner.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Creole, Creole / Cajun / Southern, Cajun
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Hours of operation
Sunday - Thursday
Lunch & Dinner: 11:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Friday - Saturday
Lunch & Dinner: 11:30 a.m. - 11 p.m.


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Phone number
(504) 522-6652
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Philip Buccieri
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Private party facilities
Customize your private party with exquisite food, wine and service.
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Private party contact
Meredith Sabol : (504) 522-6652
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Chartres Street
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Parking details
Validated parking at Omni Hotel on Chartres Street between St. Louis Street & Toulouse Street
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 10389 People Are Saying
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4.2  based on recent ratings
4.2
food
4.2
service
3.9
ambience
3.9
value
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72% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

Food was fabulous!! It took a long time to get anyone to come to our table. It seemed like our server had too many tables. The food was worth the wait. You can’t be in a hurry though.

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vipSuz55 (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined 2 days ago

Although I’ve been to Nawlins quite a few times, I realized I’d never eaten at a restaurant owned by Emeril...NOLA looked good and it lived up to its reputation. Very imaginative seared tuna salad starter, 2 great entrees ...pork chop and a grouper special were both beautifully prepared and presented...and the desert we picked was the best we’ve had in a long time...coconut semifreddo with fresh mango and pineapple sorbet....we’re still talking about it

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KariF (Phoenix)
1.0  Dined 2 days ago

The hype is overrated! We left hungry. The server was on another planet and was not attentive. The food was just ok

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OpenTable Diner (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

Amazing food, good service, and simple, but tasteful decor. Dining area was a bit loud, but consistently one of my favorite restaurants in the US.

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vipDebJC (Las Vegas)
4.0  Dined 3 days ago

Great service. Didn’t like the ambiance on the third floor I was blah!!!

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vipASBMV (New England)
4.0  Dined 3 days ago

Good food- nothing outstanding.
Very relaxed service, typical New Orleans.

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vipjeffj144 (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined 3 days ago

Gregory and Sophie provided outstanding service and made the dining experience exceptional. Very accommodating with our diet and provided wonderful recommendations

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JanellM 
4.0  Dined 3 days ago

The food was good. Small portions for the price. The service was very slow. It’s has three floors.

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Sunshine (New Orleans)
4.0  Dined 4 days ago

Always a place on my list to dine at when I am in New Orleans

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DialloF 
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

The service was outstanding, the food was delicious and the drinks great

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OpenTable Diner (New Orleans)
2.0  Dined 4 days ago

I have been dining at NOLA every trip to New Orleans. This time, however, was disappointing.

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OpenTable Diner (Orange County)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Amazing food and amazing service!!! Highly recommend NOLA!!!

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OpenTable Diner (New Orleans)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

The food there is awesome! Taste so delicious and rich! Highly recommend!

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

The service was excellent and we thought the oysters Rockefeller pizza was very good. Our other dishes we rated as four out of five stars. It wasn’t very busy for lunch, but it was Valentines Day and many people may have been saving their dining out for the evening.

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BeckyM 
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Wonderful place, fabulous menu. Great location to all of the French Quarter. Service is very good - attentive but not invasive. Very hot (popular) spot so the enthusiasm of everyone dining can get a bit loud.

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