Briquette

4.3
1023 Reviews
$31 to $50
Seafood
Contemporary Coastal Cuisine served in the Warehouse District in New Orleans. Briquette serves up unique seafood creations including a variety of grilled fish and other specialty seafood from Louisiana Gulf waters and around the world. We feature steaks, pork porterhouse & pastas. Fabulous craft cocktails and a curated wine list accompany these dishes in a beautifully restored building in the heart of the Warehouse District.

***COVID-19 UPDATES: Our entire facility was cleaned by Covid Cleaning using the PURTEC System. This system kills viruses for 90 days. We have QR Codes in place for contact -less menus along with paper menus. We also have outdoor seating if you would like.
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  • Bar Specials

    Multiple dates available

    Sun - Sat 4:45 PM - 9:00 PM

    $5.00 House Wine $5.00 Margaritas $3.00 Domestics $5.00 Seasonal Bites
  • Socially Distanced Happy Hour

    Multiple dates available

    Sun - Sat 4:45 PM - 9:00 PM

    $5.00 Espolon Margaritas $8.00 Skyy Cosmos Domestic Beer Specials $5.00 Lite Bites
  • Socially Distanced from 3-6PM Daily

    Multiple dates available

    Sun - Sat 4:45 PM - 9:00 PM

    $5.00 Skyy Cosmos $5.00 Espolon Margaritas Domestic Beer Specials $5.00 Lite Bites
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    Thu - Sat 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1023 people are saying
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4.3based on recent ratings
4.4
food
4.3
service
4.4
ambience
4.1
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Overall, a great experience with delicious food and wine.

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Jess
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience5

We really enjoyed our meal, great service. If you enjoy multiple seafoods than I highly recommend the Crispy Skin Faroe Island Salmon.

Great ambiance, romantic, and intimate.

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CourtneyT
Mississippi
1 review
Dined on April 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was absolutely great! The waiter, Paul, was wonderful. I will definitely be returning.

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vipbrianc
New Orleans
18 reviews
Dined on April 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was amazing, service was excellent, will be back to do brunch again & again... the only knock I have is the no hate policy is out of date

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OpenTable Diner
Richmond
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food5service1ambience5

Service was TERRIBLE. Used COVID as an excuse and shirt staffing but we got zero attention.

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vipPeterA
Chicago
17 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Decent food, service was a little slow. Overall good experience

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OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
3 reviews
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely dining room and happy staff throughout!

The best though is the food food food!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience3

The service was so slow. We had to ask multiple times just for water.

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vipHebert
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Amazing food! Very friendly owner and Manager Elizabeth was great!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We visited New Orleans for the first time and this was the last place we had dinner before returning home. It was great!

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LisaB
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

We will try again. Service was a little slow. Food was very good.

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Glennbal
Indiana
6 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Briquette is a very pleasant restaurant to which to go. The food, staff and service are excellent! The restaurant has a nationally recognized wine list as well.

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OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall1food4service1ambience1

We were greeted with a nice but overwhelmed hostess. At first we agreed to sit outside because it was noisy in the dinning room but we felt forgotten about outside (the host was the server), so we moved to the bar. We weren’t greeted at the bar.. had to ask for menus and such. We order two mojitos, the crab cakes, the filet, and needed a bit more time to decide on the other entree. The bartender checked out IDS and I thought he would be making out drinks, but we never received our two mojitos. We felt very neglected. On top of that, the bartender had a weird mask that said “This mask is as worthless as our mayor”. That set the tone lol. Should have said the mask is as worthless as my service. We never got a drinks so we canceled the rest of our dinner. Never had an experience this bad. The crab cake was delicious tho.. I really wanted to try the other food. Did I mention this was my birthday dinner for me and my fiancé?

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OpenTable Diner
Hong Kong
1 review
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall3food4service1ambience4

Not a bad experience, super slow. Drinks and food were good, but can be had for less in NOLA. Ambiance was nice, but a tad loud for table conversation.

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Marianne
New Orleans
2 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Consistently great food and great service ........

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vipDebdoesdining
New Orleans
31 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Love the interior of this restaurant. Staff was very friendly and food was delicious.! My only complaint was our table was too close to the high top near the bar. Every time someone got up they bumped into one of my guests chairs. Otherwise it was great!

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vipHaroldA
Mobile
8 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The food and service was really good i will be going back

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DougS
New Orleans
9 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall4food5service2ambience5

Our 2nd trip to Briquette. The food is spectacular. The backend of the house has it right. The front of the house needs work in the worst way. Service at the beginning is ok when the house is less than half full. As tables fill up, the service gets horrible. The service issue was the same the last time we ate here. Chef knows how to make Crepe Appetizers. They are the best in town. The steaks were perfectly cooked to order. The fish dish was delish. The fried ice cream dreamy. If the front of the house service gets fixed, this place will easily compete for more New Orleans diners.

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vipmainguyen
Washington DC
34 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

The food was on point for local fish options in New Orleans. We ordered the Blackened Redfish & the Snapper Ponchartrain. I think that the Snapper Pontchartrain could have had more flavor because the crab and hollandaise sauce were too mild. I think that the dessert that we got with the creme Englaise sauce was a little chintzy on the berries with only 3 blueberries and one cut strawberry for how much meringue is in it.

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
5 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Went with a large group. The steak was Ok, not cooked to requested temp. Half the fish orders were perfectly cooked the other half were overdone. Every side and appetizer was amazing. Truffle crawfish Mac was killer (special). The thing that made our experience was by far our waiter. He was great and even accommodated the young kids that were with us.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
6 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Went to dinner for a friend’s bachelor party. Staff was condescending and showed an attitude the whole time. The food was fine. I do not feel as though the prices are quite worth it.

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Alex
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious! The server and host were very attentive.

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Ecklecticelan
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on April 1, 2021
Overall2food2service4ambience5

Ordered a fish platter and it was horrible and skimpy.

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CarolB
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on March 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Briquette is an outstanding restaurant with delicious fresh seafood and excellent service. This is our second of eating here and could go back every week.

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vipRandall07
Dallas
5 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall1food1service2ambience3

Service was slow... our server was also acting as hostess. Food came out and sides were cold and my red snapper skin was mushy and NOT crispy. The review read didn’t match our experience.

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Danarenee
New Orleans
4 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Just perfect

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PeterH
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Top notch from start to finish. Perfectly cooked scallops on crisp goat cheese grits, followed by whole branzino and their take on Bananas Foster with molasses and plantains. Superb service, never felt rushed. Highly recommended!

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vipHicks
New Orleans
59 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service and meal

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vipScooter1056
New Orleans
121 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

We went to Briquette for the first time Friday evening. We had been wanting to go there and just hadn't gotten around to it. One of our friends went recently and raved about it and we had the opportunity to go and so, did. The restaurant is very beautiful, very New Orleans with the exposed brick. The lighting was not too bright and we enjoyed being able to see the exposed kitchen. Our waiter was great and we all enjoyed our meals. Our table had the whole branzino, the salmon and the chicken marsala with pasta. All were excellent. The salmon was really good, but the crabmeat on top of it was divine. The portions are extremely generous. We met the owner and his wife and they were very friendly and warm and made us feel most welcomed. We had a lovely evening and will go back and take others. It will be a great go-to place to take out-of-town visitors.

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DOCDAC
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and food was excellent. The goat cheese crepe with crawfish appetizer was delicious

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vipDavidP
Houston
27 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

They always say first impressions are usually correct. We had red fish with potatoes. The dinner was just plain. No flavor and the potatoes was the best part of the meal. Skip this restaurant. There are to many great restaurants in NO.
To make matters worse our waiter was unfriendly and made the whole experience terrible.

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vipReggie1983
New Orleans
11 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience5

Overall our experience was good. The service was a bit slow but the food was delicious.

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OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
2 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and good drinks!

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on March 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service! No crowded on a Thursday night.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall4food5service2ambience5

The food was very good. The wait staff was very unorganized.

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HaroldB
New Orleans
9 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall3food5service1ambience4

First of all the food was delicious. We had the ahi poke and the lump crab Napoleon for an appetizers. Both were fabulous. We ordered the redfish on the half shell and the snapper ponchartrain for our meal. We preferred the redfish but would order either again.

Now for the negative. Service was HORRIBLE. We sat 22 min before anyone even coming to speak to us. Upon the Waiter speaking we Immediately ordered a drink and over 15 min later the waiter comes back to say they can’t make either bc they are out of mint. No problem let’s have a bottle of white wine. He comes back after another 15 min with a bottle which he opens and then sits the $70 bottle of white wine on the table and walks off. Nothing to keep it chilled. Everyone makes mistakes but if you only check on us every 15-20 min it’s impossible to order anything and our wine was sweating and warm by the time he returned. Even seeing it sitting on table he didn’t act concerned until I pointed out we needed it chilled. He seemed like he could care less about being there. He was nowhere to be found most of the night. The tables near us were also his and they were loudly complaining. Shame is spoiled a nice evening.

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RayP
Houston
4 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Nice looking restaurant, nothing special . Drinks were good food was a disappointment. Will not go back way to many other great places to go .

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OpenTable Diner
Key West
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Ordered a fish entrée for $45 I believe it was red snapper – it was just OK. Our server charged us twice for drinks (at the top of the ticket and then again at the bottom of the ticket) we didn’t realize that until we got back to the hotel. *He did bring the wrong appetizer and did not charge us for it, so it kind of is a wash. Early on it was pretty quiet, but by the time we left it was pretty loud.My son order a chicken pasta dish,nothing I would normally order at a restaurant but damn it was delicious! Waiter was friendl, hostess was ok

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TimA
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

The food was surprising and we enjoyed it so much we came back a second night. Needless to say that was great too! The District Tournedos was my favorite but the Halibut and Duckling Girod were delicious too.

We loved the pork belly plantain mash! Floating Island was a hit as well.

Thanks!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Austin
1 review
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall1food1service3ambience3

Under cooked and under seasoned dishes. Would not recommend.

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Briquette is rated 4.3 stars by 1023 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.