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Date
Tue, 1/23
Time
10:30 PM
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NOLA Restaurant

4.2
10315 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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What 10315 People Are Saying
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4.2
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4.2
food
4.3
service
3.9
ambience
3.9
value
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73% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (New Orleans)
3.0
Dined 2 days ago

We chose this place because of the high reviews it had on open table and yelp. The food was extremely salty and it was very loud. The hype was not worth it

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OpenTable Diner (Vancouver)
4.0
Dined 2 days ago

Visited NOLA 4 years and loved it. This visit was very good
but menu fell short for us. Sommelier was helpful and recommended a nice wine!

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OpenTable Diner (New Orleans)
1.0
Dined 3 days ago

We were unable to eat here. We arrived for our reservation and the restaurant was closed for plumbing issues. It would have been nice to know from someone in advance (open table or the restaurant) so we could have made arrangements to eat at another restaurant.

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SXBB (San Francisco)
5.0
Dined 6 days ago

Loved the Cobia Bundles and the Pork Chop was amazing!

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ReineA (Washington DC)
5.0
Dined on January 15, 2018

The food was great!!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
3.0
Dined on January 15, 2018

Service was slow. Restaurant looked a little tired. The portions didn’t seem consistent. Our neighboring table order similar food and their portions seemed bigger and they also seemed to be served more quickly. It was a disappointment for a celebrity chef restaurant.

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OpenTable Diner (Tampa)
2.0
Dined on January 15, 2018

Miss the “old NOLA”. Walked into a neon, too casual, unprofessional atmosphere-so disappointing.

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MrsDeparcher (San Francisco)
5.0
Dined on January 14, 2018

Gorgeous food. The oyster pie was so interesting! A flaky crust on top with a creamy sauce and packed with oysters. The frog legs were VERY spicy but balanced out with a creamy yogurt sauce. NOLA greens - get it if nothing else for "Bucky's" vinaegrette - a wonderful herby dressing on a light salad. We shared the gulf fish - an amazing dish - so balanced and well cooked. The dessert - turtle pie...incredibly rich and chocolaty. We only had a couple of bites because by that time, we were done! Service was outstanding.

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Rachel (Minneapolis)
3.0
Dined on January 14, 2018

We had reservations here and still had to wait about 20 minutes. We ordered cocktails that were tasty in the bar and people- watched, which was really fun. The waiter was not that friendly, but efficient. The food were very small portions, but full of flavor. Highly recommenced the mama's stuffed chicken wings! Overall a fun experience. Good to visit once. Don't think I'd go back to this restaurant again as I had plenty of other restaurant experiences that were more reasonably priced with bigger portions in NOLA.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Charleston)
2.0
Dined on January 14, 2018

We had been at this restaurant a year ago & learned it had since been redesigned. Instead of a refined, elegant place we walked into what now resembles an upscale sports bar. We were seated in a corner and were subsequently surrounded by two large pre-wedding parties. Noise became intense & service became very slow. Although the food was satisfactory we did not like the new “small plates” concept.

Bring back the former NOLA with the tablecloths!

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Hours, Transportation, and Details

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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Cross street
Chartres Street
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Price range
$30 and under
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Phone number
(504) 522-6652
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Parking details
Validated parking at Omni Hotel on Chartres Street between St. Louis Street & Toulouse Street
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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
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine