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About Pascal's Manale
Founded in 1913, this family-run, Italian-Creole restaurant is located in uptown New Orleans. It is famous for creating barbecued shrimp.
This neighborhood restaurant is vintage New Orleans, from the service to the decor. The oyster bar always manned by a friendly shucker. The oysters are fresh, salty and delicious.
The old time oyster bar and cocktail bar offers raw oysters on the half shell and all types of cocktails. We offer fine seafood, Italian specialties and delicious steaks.
New Orleans, LA 70115
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:00pm
Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - Close
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Parking lot in rear of building, access from Dryades Street.
You may hop on the St. Charles Avenue streetcar to Napoleon -- it's a few blocks away (stop #24 three blocks south of restaurant).
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Pascal's Manale Ratings and Reviews
The food was so good and the entire service staff were wonderful. I had the BBQ shrimp, the house specialty and is was very tasty. We had the shrimp and crab meat appetizer with the special golden sauce and is was excellent! I would definitely recommend this restaurant!
Food: Pascale's Manale is known especially for its version of Barbecued Shrimp, which many people find delicious. This time, it was not as good as it used to be, though it was still fine. The chicken dish was mediocre, the salad was completely ordinary. Oysters were good but not exceptional. Prices here are a cut below the best restaurants in town, but it is not cheap, and some things should be better. The desserts were the best part of the meal, including a superb pecan pie. Service: The waitress could do very little to describe the meals. She seemed almost completely ignorant about wine, and could not tell us the difference between two wines of the same sort on the relatively short wine list. She was not unfriendly but it was clear that this was just a job to her. I had a sense she had been there a long time and was used to working with regular customers who knew what they wanted.
Superb meal with superb service. Combination remolaude to start, then Shrimp Fra Diavolo for my wife and for me a filet of drum in a lemon butter sauce covered with crabmeat and a couple of asparagus spears cooked perfectly. Finished with key lime pie. Yum! Ask for Louie - he’s wonderful!
Upon arriving, the host was speaking to an employee. He continued for several minutes before acknowledging us. I had arrived with the cocktail from my house. The host next said “you cant bring that in”. When i tried to hans it to him aa they was no trash can, he didnt want to take it.
The waiter was ok. Not warm and fuzzy. Curt. We ordered drinks. Then comes the awful part. My husband and i ordered half dozen baked oysters and the couple with us ordered a dozen raw oysters. We got the baked ousters fast ; they were not good. The other couple did not get their raw oysters for 30 minutes- they kept asking the waiter and got non responses. When they finally got them , the waiter said there was a big party in the other room who had to be served first. Why didn’t he tell them to begin with? Why didn’t he ask if they wanted to order something else. Why didn’t he give them the oysters complimentary? I told him this 30 minute wait was unacceptable and asked him to tell management. He responded “tell them yourself. They don’t listen to me”. The main courses were just fair. When we were leaving , i gave feedback to the host/manager. The manager was curt and said thanks foe feedback. He was not sincere in my opinion. I again said the service was in acceptable. Then the employee standing with the manager - the person he was speaking with when we walked in - said “Jesus says thank you”. I was appalled. I never write reviews but this was a very horrible experience
One of our favorite restaurants uptown--timeless and consistent. They treat you like family.
Low key, comfortable bar scene with polished, friendly service.
Fantastic raw oysters. The BBQ Shrimp are rightfully legendary. Good veal dishes and pastas. And--surprise--excellent steaks! Oysters Rockefeller among the city's best.
Never a bad meal or experience.
I wanted to love this place because it’s one of my parents favorites. However I made the mistake of ordering the special when we went. It tasted swampy to me... some type of fish with sauce... it was off and I’m not a picky eater at all. I should have stuck w BBQ shrimp or one of there classics. My parents literally rave about this place tho so maybe it was just a bad dish.
Disappointing menu. Service slow, had to ask for bread, had to wait for waiter and asked for separate checks which they could not manage. Most restaurants do give ladies who lunch separate checks. Some ladies ordered a small meal with tea only, others ordered a larger meal with wine. Hard to figure out who owes how much, figure the tax and tip. Did not work for our groupl
It was irritating for our waiter, Brian, to keep trying to interrupt serious business conversation to present the menu. The restaurant was not full at all, so the need (management pressure?) to turn the table was non-existent. When we ignored a few of his attempted interruptions, he got the message and stopped. But, it definitely created a tone for our business luncheon.
This was our first time at Pascal's Manale and we were very pleased. After reading many reviews, we opted to start with Oysters Rockefeller, Oysters Bienville and the Combination Pan Roast. All the above were excellent choices. We had one of the specials, for our main course, which was Puppy Drum topped with Barbecue Shrimp. The main course was tasty and it gave me the opportunity to try the Barbecue Shrimp sauce which the fish was set in. Overall this was a great dining experience, with quick and excellent service, good food and nice New Orleans charm.
We had been really looking forward to the Barbeque Shrimp but it was very disappointing. Absolutely no flavor. Something has changed in their recipe from several years ago. It was just a watery broth. We were very sad because we had brought 2 other couples and had talked it up quite a bit.
Have dined there in the past but it has been sometime. Was not as good as we remembered it from the past. We arrived early but had to wait 45 minuted past our reservation before we were seated. Would not recommend the special BBQ shrimp which i Had enjoyed in the past. It was very tasty but was extremely hard to peel. May have been overcooked.
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