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Briquette, New Orleans, LA

Briquette

4.4
4.4
1484 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.

Wine Spectator Award of Excellence Winner
Members of the Chaine des Rotisseurs
New Orleans Magazine Tops of the Town Award Winner
Proud Member of Chef's Brigade
Home of the Loaded Whole Fish


We have a Privat Room that can hold events up to 30 guests' seated and 50 guests' reception style.

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Seafood, Contemporary American, Steak

  • Hours of operation

    Happy Hour Wed–Sat 5:00 pm–6:00 pm Dinner Wed–Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (504) 302-7496

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Owned/operated by

    Women

  • Executive chef

    Peter Issac

  • Private party facilities

    Whether it’s a corporate dinner, a reception, a wedding rehearsal dinner, or a cocktail party, Briquette has you covered. We can accommodate up to 240 guests for seated dinners, and up to 400 for a buy out reception style.

  • Private party contact

    Anna Tusa: (844) 391-3696

  • Neighborhood

    Warehouse District

  • Cross street

    Girod Street

  • Parking details

    Street Parking

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Offers

  • 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

Popular dishes

Menu

Introduction (Dinner)

  • Caramelized Sea Scallops$15.00

    With charred poblano butter, fried goat cheese grits.

    • Lump Crabcake Napoleon$13.00

      With grilled maque choux relish, wild roquette pistou.

      Soup (Dinner)

      • Lump Crab Bisque$12.00

        With Louisiana mirliton, sherry finish, roe garni.

        • Spotlight Gumbo$10.00

          Salads (Dinner)

          • Briquette Salad$9.00

            Baby market greens, eggplant caviar, fresh goat cheese, petite tomatoes and dressing.

            • Charred Kale$10.00

              Marinated white anchovies, grilled garlic baguette, arbequina Romano vinaigrette.

              Off The Grill (Dinner)

              • Alaskan Halibut Fillet$32.00

                Heirloom pommes frites, glazed brussels sprouts, pistou beurre.

                • Florida Sword$30.00

                  Bacon plantain mash, wilted market greens, jerked shrimp beurre noisette.

                  Out Of The Pan (Dinner)

                  • Crispy Skin Steelhead Salmon$25.00

                    Gulf seafood and wakame salad, sweet chili glazed butter, local jasmine rice.

                    • Snapper Pontchartrain$32.00

                      Lump crab meat, hollandaise, heirloom pommes frites, baby green beans.

                      Last updated: February 3, 2022

                      What 1,484 people are saying

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                      4.4
                      4.4 based on recent ratings
                      • 4.5Food
                      • 4.2Service
                      • 4.3Ambience
                      • 4.1Value

                      NoiseModerate

                      Loved For

                      • New Orleans / Louisiana

                        Good for Groups

                      • New Orleans / Louisiana

                        Seafood

                      • New Orleans

                        Good for Groups

                      • New Orleans

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                        Delicious food. Outstanding service

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                        Our waiter was hands down the best waiter I have experienced. From the moment we sat down we were treated like family. Food was absolutely perfect!

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                        AdaC

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                        1 review

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                        5.0

                        1 review

                        Dined 1 day ago

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                        Food and service is as excellent!

                      5. JV

                        JVjazz

                        Las Vegas

                        2 reviews

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                        4.0

                        2 reviews

                        Dined 2 days ago

                        overall4food5service4ambience4

                        Food was outstanding as well as ambiance for casual dinner. Some aspects of service were not to part, but overall, would recommend to anyone visiting NOLA

                      6. OT

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                        New York Area

                        1 review

                        5.0

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                        Dined 3 days ago

                        overall5food5service5ambience4

                        Delicious food and great service!

                      7. OT

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                        1 review

                        5.0

                        1 review

                        Dined 7 days ago

                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                        This is a great place to eat and hang out. I love the vibe and the food. Oh and the drinks were really good. Everything we ate was really good.

                      8. OT

                        OpenTable Diner

                        San Francisco

                        1 review

                        3.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on May 21, 2022

                        overall3food3service4ambience4

                        The bread that was brought to the table was as hard as a brick.

                      9. OT

                        OpenTable Diner

                        Washington DC

                        4 reviews

                        5.0

                        4 reviews

                        Dined on May 21, 2022

                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                        Our server Jeff was fantastic! Very attentive and had great recommendations for food and wine to pair. The RedFish on a Half Shell was delicious. It was well worth the long walk from our hotel to the restaurant. My friend got the Chicken Pancee Limone and that was also delicious.

                      10. NO

                        NOLADiner

                        New Orleans

                        14 reviews

                        vip
                        2.0

                        14 reviews

                        Dined on May 20, 2022

                        overall2food1service3ambience2

                        The most outrageous thing about this place is the price. As a local, I chose this place because I had a gift card and hadn't heard anything about it. The reason you haven't heard anything about it is because they are a tourist trap that relies on luring in people who will leave disappointed and never come again. The service was good, I want to stress that the hostess and server were very prompt and polite. Other than that, this was a very poor experience. The starter, Oysters Bienville, was a flavorless mush. The salad was a bed of lettuce, five cherry tomatoes, a side of dressing and two unidentifiable toppings lumped on top. The unidentifiable toppings looked like pepper jelly (turns out it was 'eggplant caviar') and a scoop of butter (which they claim was 'goat cheese'). The dressing was good, but $12 is not worth dressing, some salad greens, and five tomatoes. The main was $45 and the fish was well-cooked. But the potatoes were undercooked. We were a two top and I sat with my back towards the restaurant. The chairs were uncomfortable in general and my seat made me feel like I was in the way every time a server needed to pass behind me. The drinks were $12-13 each and were also not good. I had the specialty "New Fashioned" which was not good and it took 15 minutes from the time I ordered until it arrived at our table. I do want to say, the hostess and our server were very prompt and polite. Everything else about this meal was regrettable.

                      11. OT

                        OpenTable Diner

                        Jacksonville

                        1 review

                        3.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on May 20, 2022

                        overall3food1service5ambience5

                        We eat at Briquette when we travel to New Orleans twice a year. This is the first time we were disappointed with our meal. My husband could barely eat his rib eye because it was so tough.

                      12. OT

                        OpenTable Diner

                        New Orleans

                        1 review

                        5.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on May 20, 2022

                        overall5food5service2ambience5

                        Food is so good here!

                      13. II

                        IIJL

                        Chicago

                        33 reviews

                        vip
                        5.0

                        33 reviews

                        Dined on May 20, 2022

                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                        A delicious delightful evening from start to finish with family in town to celebrate a relative’s Tulane graduation. Everything was exceptional: cocktails and wine, appetizers and entrées, as well as dessert!!!

                      14. SV

                        SaulV

                        Austin

                        2 reviews

                        5.0

                        2 reviews

                        Dined on May 20, 2022

                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                        Great service and great food. Will definitely consider as I visit NOLA.

                      15. t

                        traceym

                        New Orleans

                        4 reviews

                        3.0

                        4 reviews

                        Dined on May 20, 2022

                        overall3food4service1ambience3

                        For the second time our service was pretty bad. Waited 20 mins for a bottle sparkling water and had to remove d the waiter twice. We ordered chicken and sausage gumbo and the waiter brought seafood gumbo. My husband is allergic to shellfish! Same bad service different day..

                      16. OT

                        OpenTable Diner

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                        3 reviews

                        5.0

                        3 reviews

                        Dined on May 19, 2022

                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                        We got there at 6 and it was kinda slow but 30 minutes later it was full and hopping. You can see in the kitchen and watch them cook while you drink and eat. The food was amazing and the service outstanding. James was our server and he was very knowledgeable and patient with us and we stayed for desert and espresso martinis. I would definitely put this place on the top of the list.

                      17. OT

                        OpenTable Diner

                        New York Area

                        1 review

                        5.0

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                        Dined on May 19, 2022

                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                        Everything was perfect!

                      18. OT

                        OpenTable Diner

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                        Dined on May 19, 2022

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                        Great food and the accommodations for food allergies.

                      19. OT

                        OpenTable Diner

                        Chicago

                        1 review

                        5.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on May 15, 2022

                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                        My husband and I caught up with some close friends visiting from Austin. Everyone enjoyed each dish. This restaurant has lots of seafood options that are delicious! Great wine menu & cocktail list. The table shared appetizers crab napoleon, mussels, & scallops, very tasty. I had the whole snapper, potatoes, & slaw, had left overs. I was stuffed after this amazing meal. Decor is nice, open kitchen concept(kitchen is closed in with thick glass to block out kitchen noise). You can dress casual, nice casual, or business. Located near NOLA convention center. I would definitely eat here again.

                      20. N

                        Nadia82

                        Phoenix

                        7 reviews

                        5.0

                        7 reviews

                        Dined on May 14, 2022

                        overall5food5service4ambience4

                        Excellent food, friendly service.

                      21. k

                        kidneykutter

                        Cleveland

                        11 reviews

                        vip
                        3.0

                        11 reviews

                        Dined on May 14, 2022

                        overall3food5service1ambience2

                        Ear splitting load. Excellent food. Horrible service. Mains took 1 hour to come out

                      22. OT

                        OpenTable Diner

                        San Francisco

                        1 review

                        3.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on May 13, 2022

                        overall3food4service3ambience5

                        Service and food were both great! Blackened redfish was delicious! Ate every bite! Only observation was the glasses that were preset on the tables were spotty, even had leftover residue on them. Other than that, would come back!

                      23. A

                        Anner

                        Cleveland

                        19 reviews

                        5.0

                        19 reviews

                        Dined on May 13, 2022

                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                        Wonderful ambience and food. Wait staff very friendly. Would HIGHLY recommend and we will definitely be back when next in New Orleans. Go here!! You won’t be sorry!!! 😋

                      24. OT

                        OpenTable Diner

                        1 review

                        3.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on May 13, 2022

                        overall3food3service3ambience3

                        Could not hear anyone speak was so so loud. Food was ok but not worth $100 a person that we paid

                      25. AB

                        AlejandroB

                        Philadelphia

                        3 reviews

                        4.0

                        3 reviews

                        Dined on May 12, 2022

                        overall4food4service3ambience4

                        waitstaff was unsure about the specials. Had to place another order when they tried to put the first order into the kitchen. Saving grace was that it was a much better fish. Overall good though…great cocktails.

                      26. OT

                        OpenTable Diner

                        New York Area

                        8 reviews

                        vip
                        2.0

                        8 reviews

                        Dined on May 8, 2022

                        overall2food2service3ambience1

                        DO NOT GO! Food so overpriced and not good. Server was the saving grace. Not clean bad ambiance I am so disappointed. Hostess was rude as she was “not having a good day’. Yuck.

                      27. AN

                        ANGELICAV

                        New Orleans

                        3 reviews

                        vip
                        1.0

                        3 reviews

                        Dined on May 8, 2022

                        overall1food2service1ambience1

                        I really had a bad experience by order my drink and got service in dirty glasses were this had lipstick on the glass. That’s has been one of my worse experience in my life.

                      28. OT

                        OpenTable Diner

                        New Orleans

                        3 reviews

                        3.0

                        3 reviews

                        Dined on May 8, 2022

                        overall3food3service4ambience4

                        Food was not served hot, our family gives it a 5/10 overall

                      29. NU

                        NashUnicorn

                        E. Tennessee

                        20 reviews

                        vip
                        5.0

                        20 reviews

                        Dined on May 8, 2022

                        overall5food5service4ambience5

                        Great food. Server was prompt and attentive, but a little bit different personality wise. I would go back.

                      30. K

                        Kiachy

                        1 review

                        4.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on May 8, 2022

                        overall4food4service4ambience5

                        We celebrated Mother's Day for the first time at Briquette! The overall experience was pleasant and the food was very good!! A very unexpected experience!!

                      31. c

                        curlzdnc

                        Denver

                        27 reviews

                        vip
                        5.0

                        27 reviews

                        Dined on May 8, 2022

                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                        Fantastic seafood salad and grilled scallops. Service was awesome. Decently priced. Great location

                      32. DR

                        DanielaR

                        New York Area

                        145 reviews

                        vip
                        3.0

                        145 reviews

                        Dined on May 8, 2022

                        overall3food3service3ambience3

                        The appetizers were very good and overall the food is good but on 2 of the main courses the sides that came with the plates were Brussel sprouts smothered in Dijon and overcooked and fingerling potatoes that were unseasoned and dry. Brussel sprouts should be roasted and seasoned and it left a messy plate as did the potato pancake on the filet mignon. It’s very pricey but a nice atmosphere.

                      33. B

                        Bdubs

                        Richmond

                        4 reviews

                        4.0

                        4 reviews

                        Dined on May 8, 2022

                        overall4food5service5ambience4

                        As with many good restaurants in New Orleans, the menu uses to much bacon and pork products. They were very accommodating our requests for changes.

                      34. OT

                        OpenTable Diner

                        Mobile

                        1 review

                        4.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on May 7, 2022

                        overall4food5service3ambience4

                        We had good service, but the food was outstanding!!! Best food we have had in New Orleans and we have tried SEVERAL other restaurants! Will definitely be coming back when we are in town!

                      35. KB

                        KimB

                        West Palm Beach

                        1 review

                        5.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on May 7, 2022

                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                        Hoping for the best in going out to eat on Saturday night during Jazzfest, we were pleasantly surprised at how good Briquette was in everyway - food, service and ambiance. There were four of us and we all enjoyed our dishes of salmon, lamb shank, filet/scallops and chicken marsala, after starting with Tuna poke and a seafood bisque. Nice portions so we had some wonderful leftovers the next day!

                      36. W

                        Wolf

                        New Orleans

                        38 reviews

                        vip
                        3.0

                        38 reviews

                        Dined on May 7, 2022

                        overall3food4service5ambience2

                        Food decent. Place is too big for the prices they charge. Looks like a cafeteria. Menu and silverware were dirty. Great martini and great mussels. Good for a noisy crowd but not intimate date

                      37. T

                        Tess

                        Chicago

                        5 reviews

                        4.0

                        5 reviews

                        Dined on May 7, 2022

                        overall4food4service5ambience5

                        Enjoyed our dinner at Briquette. Red fish was cooked to perfection. Pork porterhouse was huge, but delicious. Scallop appetizer is a must. Well trained and helpful server. Loved watching the kitchen work their magic, but saw service starting to back up as food sat for larger parties quite a long time. Smaller portions at a lower price point would have been welcomed.

                      38. OT

                        OpenTable Diner

                        Savannah

                        9 reviews

                        5.0

                        9 reviews

                        Dined on May 7, 2022

                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                        We visit New Orleans a couple of times a year and we always make sure that one of our meals is at Briquette. Food is delicious, consistent and service is impeccable. We would definitely recommend to anyone staying near the French quarter, business district or convention center. Located just a couple of blocks outside the French quarter, it’s easy to walk to. Patrick was our server and he definitely knows how to take care of a good size group

                      39. OT

                        OpenTable Diner

                        Orlando

                        4 reviews

                        vip
                        4.0

                        4 reviews

                        Dined on May 7, 2022

                        overall4food4service2ambience3

                        Good was great…steak, pork chop, redfish and crab appetizer. They need more staff and service took forever. Hopefully they can get more people on board. The restaurant is extremely loud…

                      40. OT

                        OpenTable Diner

                        1 review

                        5.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on May 7, 2022

                        overall5food5service4ambience5

                        In town for Jazz Fest with daughter so wanted a special dinner. Food was incredible!!!

                      Safety precautions

                      • Cleaning & sanitizing

                        • Common areas deep-cleaned daily

                      FAQs

                      Briquette offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (504) 302-7496.

                      Briquette is rated 4.4 stars by 1484 OpenTable diners.

                      Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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                      Booked 43 times today
                      Google Map for Briquette

                      701 S Peters St New Orleans, LA 70130-1632

                      Additional information

                      • Cross street

                        Girod Street

                      • Neighborhood

                        Warehouse District

                      • Hours of operation

                        Happy Hour Wed–Sat 5:00 pm–6:00 pm Dinner Wed–Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm

                      • Cuisines

                        Seafood, Contemporary American, Steak

                      • Dining style

                        Casual Elegant

                      • Dress code

                        Smart Casual

                      • Parking details

                        Street Parking

                      • Payment options

                        AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

                      • Owned/operated by

                        Women

                      • Executive chef

                        Peter Issac

                      • Additional

                        Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

                      • Phone number

                        (504) 302-7496

                      • Private party facilities

                        Whether it’s a corporate dinner, a reception, a wedding rehearsal dinner, or a cocktail party, Briquette has you covered. We can accommodate up to 240 guests for seated dinners, and up to 400 for a buy out reception style.

                      • Private party contact

                        Anna Tusa: (844) 391-3696

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