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About Antoine's

We are the oldest family owned restaurant in the country serving traditional French Creole cuisine since 1840. We invite you to stop in and experience a fine dining French Creole experience like no other.

Antoine's Restaurant has set the standard making New Orleans one of the greatest dining destinations in the world. Antoine Alciatore was the first to serve visitors such New Orleans culinary treasures as Crawfish Cardinal and Shrimp Remoulade.

His descendants, now fifth generation, continue the process. His son, Jules, created such unique offerings as Oyster Bienville, Foch, and Rockefeller. Invented here, and only here is the original Oyster Rockefeller served, still a secret family recipe. Come and experience the culinary delights that have made Antoine's Restaurant a living history.

713 Saint Louis St
New Orleans, LA 70130
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Creole, French

Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Sunday: 11:00am - 2:00pm; Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
Royal Street

Dress Code:
Jacket Preferred

Price Range:
$50 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(504) 581-4422

Website:
http://www.antoines.com/

Entertainment:
Sunday Jazz Brunch

Executive Chef:
Michael Regua

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Check out our website for updates on special events throughout the year:http://www.antoines.com/special-events.html

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Antoine's Restaurant in the French Quarter is the ideal location for creating memorable events, and our professional staff looks forward to working with you to make your upcoming private party or corporate meeting in New Orleans a success !

Antoine's Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.5

ambience

4.4

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

83% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (168)
Good for Anniversaries (141)
Authentic (135)
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Good for a Date (126)
Good for Birthdays (114)
Romantic (113)
Good for Groups (84)
Local Ingredients (82)
Notable Wine List (79)
Great for Lunch (78)
Neighborhood Gem (74)
Business Meals (70)
Fit for Foodies (66)
Creative Cuisine (61)
Worth the Drive (53)
Quiet Conversation (53)
Sunday Lunch (48)
Great for Brunch (47)
Pre/post Theatre (47)
Handcrafted Cocktails (45)
Fun (37)
Cozy (34)
People Watching (24)
Tasting Menu (24)
Comfort Food (23)
Seasonal (23)
Hot Spot (21)
Casual (20)
Live Music (10)
Happy Hour (9)
Healthy (9)
Scenic View (9)
Disabled Access (8)
Afternoon Coffee (7)
Bar Seating (7)
Kid-friendly (7)
Late-night Find (7)
Vibrant Bar Scene (7)
Afternoon Tea (5)
Paleo Friendly (5)
Great for Outdoor Dining (4)
Spicy (3)
Quick Bite (2)
Vegan (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Great Beer (1)
Live Sports (1)
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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

I had been three times befor over 15 years and it was very good. This time it was lousy from every point of you. No question it went totally downhill.

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 (Detroit)·Dined 3 days ago

Had the soft shelled crab entree. They were so large I passed off some to my husband which I never do. He had the pompano which was another great dish. The dessert was a mint meringue with vanilla ice cream and chocolate sauce. All were incredible.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Notable Wine List
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 (Washington DC)·Dined 3 days ago

Enjoyed the holiday lunch special, although they were out of my preferred entree and the alternative that I selected was mediocre at best. One lovely staffer took us on a tour of all 14 dining rooms and the wine cellar, a highlight of our afternoon visit.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

An icon and still deservedly so. Wonderful service--some waiters are 3rd or 4th generation. As in most places, some menu items are much better than others--I prefer the appetizers to the main courses and sometimes just do three of those. Love the crab ravigote, Oysters Rockefeller, Oysters Foch, Gumbo. I have gone here for years and really miss some of the signature dishes that disappeared after Katrina and are still not back: Pompano en Papillote, Crepes Suzette, Boeuf Robespierre, Crabmeat Garibaldi. Lots of wonderful private rooms of all different sizes. Love it!!!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Disabled Access, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Seasonal, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Fun, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Business Meals, Great for Brunch, Local Ingredients, Sunday Lunch
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 (New Orleans)·Dined 4 days ago

We were very disappointed in our experience with this New Orleans icon. Our service was good but the quality of the food very disappointing.

We ordered an appetizer , soup and an entree to share. The appetizer - stuffed mushrooms came with 3. We left one not eaten, which for us, is a huge thing unto itself. They came out cold and the crabmeat filling was dense with breading and had little crab taste. Our soup was crawfish bisque. It was warm (not hot), but it was so subtle that you couldn’t even taste ANY seafood. Our entree was fried oysters on rice with “fried asparagus “. Our plate had 2 asparagus Spears on it, both barely warm. The oysters were okay, but nothing I would recommend or return to try.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 4 days ago

Crabcakes and softshell crabs were outstanding and I would come back to eat them again. The waiter greeted me kindly but service was slow and unattentive in the end. My neighboring table complained about the same issue.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (New Orleans)·Dined 5 days ago

We have eaten here on several occasions and always enjoyed our experience. Great neighborhood gem.

Tags: Hot Spot, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Romantic
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·Dined 5 days ago

First time visitors to Antoine’s, everything was exceptional . From the moment we walked in until we left we were treated like royalty . Our waiter Brian among others was attentive to our every need . This exceptional restaurant goes above and beyond in addition to the wonderful food. Our seafood was cooked to perfection. Thankyou for a wonderful anniversary

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (Phoenix)·Dined 5 days ago

Antoine’s was wonderful! We went for lunch, which was a great idea because They have a $20 lunch special. $20 for a three course meal is amazing. The food was really good. I had turtle and alligator soup. It sounds frightening but it was amazing.

At first the service started off a little sketchy, because there was a question of what table we were supposed to be sitting out. So they sat us down and I think there was no waiter that Cleaned our table. They felt so bad I think we had three waiters from that point forward.

I Can’t wait for my next trip to New Orleans so I can eat at Antoine’s again!!

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies
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 (Atlanta)·Dined 5 days ago

You have to experience the tradition of New Orleans by dining at Antione’s, it is required for a visit to New Orleans.

Tags: Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Tasting Menu, Afternoon Coffee
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·Dined 5 days ago

$5 for coffee is ridiculous and it was lukewarm.
Instead of dining, just do tours of the dining rooms.
The history of Antoine’s is more interesting
than the food.

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·Dined 6 days ago

Chateaubriand was over cooked. Didn't care for oyster Rockefeller.

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 (Denver)·Dined 7 days ago

We were seated in the 1840 room for my husbands birthday lunch and I about died. What a wonderful surprise and made my decision to go to Antoines the right one.

Tags: Special Occasion, Fun, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Cozy
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 7, 2017

TJ was a wonderful server. We also would recommend Paul.

Tags: Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Casual, Great for Brunch, Authentic
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 7, 2017

Great night!

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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 7, 2017

Great experience. Food, service, ambiance we're exactly what you want them to be.

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 (Tampa)·Dined on December 6, 2017

Our dinners were were very good. An old New Orleans restaurant that has preserved its heritage and some of its original and famous recipes. It was fun to eat there. However our service was very poor. Our waiter and his helper would take an order and then not return for 15 or 20 minutes. It took t least 15 minutes to have our dirty dishes cleared after we finished eating. We ordered coffee at that time and wanted another 20 minutes for it to arrive — slightly warm but not hot. No one asked if we wanted a coffee refill and there was no one in sight to ask for a refill.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on December 5, 2017

We were served by Sterling Amour. He gave us an individual tour of the entire restaurant and made us feel so special! This was our first time, but it won’t be our last. We fell in love with the rich history of Antoine’s, as well as, the seasonal special that was absolutely unreal! Oysters Rockefeller: 10! 10! 10!

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Seasonal, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Good for Groups, Romantic
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 4, 2017

Great service from Austin

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·Dined on December 4, 2017

From walking in to walking out, one of the best resturants in New Orleans, they ran a great lunch special, and wasn't bad on the expense account.

Tags: Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Tasting Menu, Local Ingredients, Late-night Find, Good for Groups, Cozy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Lunch
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Great! We loved it

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Actually a disappointment. Food was good, except for the cheesecake, which was mediocre. Atmosphere was great. Biggest disappointment was the service, which for the cost, was not good.

Tags: Romantic, Sunday Lunch
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Was recommended to come here for Sunday Brunch and well worth it. The staff were friendly and I thoroughly enjoyed the meal. Not a problem dining alone.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Cozy, Local Ingredients
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on December 3, 2017

We had an absolutely amazing time at the Sunday Jazz brunch. The service was outstanding as was the food. WE also had a tour of the restaurant afterward showing what a true historical gem Antoine's is!

Tags: Romantic, Comfort Food, Notable Wine List, Seasonal, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Went with the family while in New Orleans. Recommend to us and it didn’t disappoint.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Romantic, Special Occasion, Business Meals
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 (Adelaide / SA)·Dined on December 2, 2017

There is supposed to be a dress code, but several patrons were wearing shorts, flip flops and baseball caps while dining. They should put them in one of the back rooms if they are dressed inappropriately.

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·Dined on December 2, 2017

Service was impeccable and friendly. Food was well spiced and delicious. An overall wonderful experience. We'll be back!

Tags: Spicy, Authentic
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Everything we expected this to be. This New Orleans staple and all of its traditions came alive for us in a beautiful evening.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Authentic
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Beadroux and Kent did an amazing job. We had # 4,078,292 of Oysters Rockefeller. We had lovely Sazerac cocktails and the best crawfish bisque I’ve ever eaten! Pricing was reasonable but be aware that entrees are a la carte. Overall a great experience and they must be doing something right after 177 years.

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·Dined on December 1, 2017

Good but noisy. Could not hear waiter

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Antoine's is the classic French-Creole restaurant and the building and dining rooms are elegant a pleasure to visit. The menu is dated with the classic French dishes feeling a bit too heavy without the elegance of the tradition or the spirit of Creole side. Nevertheless, the sauces are superb.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Not impressed. Small portions, overpriced. Not a good value at all.

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·Dined on November 30, 2017

20 dollar, 3 course lunch special. 25 cent cocktails. Bread pudding to die for! Worth every penny!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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 (Charleston)·Dined on November 29, 2017

Service is second to none. The absolute best! The history alone is worth the trip and your wait staff will give you a tour.

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 29, 2017

The fall lunch special is the best deal in the city. Loved the soft shelled crab. Very professional service. Can't go wrong here!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Quiet Conversation
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 29, 2017

Great service, great ambiance, great history. The staff exude pride in the wonderful decorum and history of this beautiful setting are more than willing to share stories.

They encourage you to walk around after your meal which I’d highly recommend.

That being said, the food is average at best and honestly disappointing given the setting and price.

The oysters Bienville was the best of a trio of oyster dishes we had but not something that can’t be passed up.

The gumbo was good but no where near what is expected at an icon. Same for the onion soup.

The creamed spinach was point blank bad.

The entrees were pedestrian and disappointing. Good but only good.

Still, this was a fun and exciting place to go once.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 28, 2017

Great Service and has the Old New Orleans history there to enjoy

Tags: Seasonal, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New England)·Dined on November 26, 2017

I made a reservation at Antoine's for a Sunday Brunch date with my husband on our visit to New Orleans. A clerk at our hotel recommended it as it is a well established and historical restaurant. When reviewing the website for Antoine's it seemed very proper and a bit upscale which is what we wanted. The website indicated that there is a dress code and if you did not comply, it would be to the manager's discretion to allow you to stay. We both dressed accordingly. We got to Antoine's and were seated. This was supposed to be a Jazz Brunch but no music was playing, apparently they were on break. The room was a large open and cold room. The architecture was old New Orleans but that it was it. We were seated and after five minutes wanted to leave. Person after person walked in with T shirts and shorts with flip flops and torn jeans, etc. The service was nothing special and the food sparse with little taste. The band came in and played five songs and left to go to another room to play. This establishment may have been something in it's day, but not now.

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 (Naples)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Anniversary

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 (Birmingham)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Antoine’s was incredible. Our waiter Mr Amour went above and beyond to make sure we had a wonderful experience. Sunday brunch was awesome as was our dinner at Antoine’s the night before.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Romantic, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays
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