Commons Club at Virgin Hotels New Orleans
The Bar at Commons Club serves creative cocktails in a beautifully designed setting. Thoughtfully crafted drinks, wine and beer are enjoyed alongside tempting bar bites and a rotating lineup of live entertainment.
Vixens and Vinyl Burlesque Brunch
Oct 31, 2021 onlyBurlesque beauties are taking over the Commons Club for a brunch to remember. Enjoy brunch with vinyl tunes and burlesque entertainment in Commons Club, so feel free to let your freak flag fly. Show times will run from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm. $50 minimum Food & Beverage minimum per person.
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Staff temperature check required
- Contact tracing information collected
- Proof of vaccination required to dine indoors
Wagyu Smash Burger
freezer pickles, smoked gouda, bacon fat aioli, Alex's mustard, potato buns, fries
Gulf Shrimp Pappardelle
Heirloom tomatoes, sweet and sour eggplant, pesto calabrese
Roasted Mushroom Fritters
charred green onion remoulade
Elegant style, awesome food, great service, couldn't have been better.
It was wonderful
A beautiful space perfect for a girls dinner. Our server was very attentive but also allowed us to take our time ordering at our own pace so we could catch up. We shared appetizers, including the fritters, okra, and salad and all were delicious and portions generous enough for 4 women to share. The shrimp pappardelle looked amazing and got rave reviews from my girlfriends, the chicken confit itself was delicious- I would have liked more gnocchi with the dish. Will be back for sure!
Awesome service and food even with a limited menu after Hurricane Ida!
Excellent experience our server Sterling was delightful! The secret garden room was a nice space for our group. Highly recommend!
Absolutely stunning, Chic and FUN! Can’t wait to go back
Beautiful setting. Limited menu due to Hurricane Ida but everything was delicious.
Hi Lester, Thank you for your 5-star review! We appreciate your support, and hope you're able to return again soon for another memorable dining experience. Cheers, KJ
The food and service were both outstanding which is amazing considering the hotel and restaurant have been open for less than two weeks. My server Sterling, was truly outstanding, he was attentive and fun! As good as this was, I think it will be truly outstanding after then get up and running.
Service was wonderful. Not too impressed with the menu. Limited. Burger was good but small for the price I paid. Oysters were delicious. Will go again, for sure.
Remember it’s there first week BUT The food was mediocre at best. All 16 of us were disappointed. One even sent her meal back.
The potato croquettes were potato balls on French’s mustard. The oysters were not the best- the sauce was not to our liking. The burger was nothing to write home about. The snapper and shrimp were oddly paired with beans which many did not like.
The drinks were tasty.
The rooftop is lovely but even with 3 serving behind the bar, it was difficult to even pay.
They would not allow us to have 2 tables of 8(unless we agreed to a set menu and a minimum amount) so we made 4 reservations of 4 at separate tables even though there seemed to be several areas that could have accommodated all of us together.
Definitely not the best experience.
On the other hand Four Seasons was excellent their first day!
Hi Meaux, thank you for dining with us during our first week open. We’re so terribly sorry that your experience wasn’t amazing. Since our reopening following Hurricane Ida, Chef Alex has revamped our menu with some new tasty additions. We thank you for your review, and hope you're able to return in the future to explore our menu further. Best, KJ
Chef Alex brings the heat every time. Good cocktails. Great food. Cool vibes.
Food was amazing! Service was on point and ambience was perfect.
Hi Phillip, Thank you for dining with us! We appreciate your review, and hope to see you back again soon. Cheers, KJ
Service and food was amazing. The vibe was just a terrific! Highly recommend for any occasion.
Hi there, thank you for the awesome review! We hope to see you back again soon!
Slow service! Took us 30 minutes to get a drink. Staffing issues apparently!
Hi Kat, Thank you for sharing your review with us. With our first week open under our belts, the team is working quickly to meet demand, and I apologize your experience was less than amazing. We hope you're able to visit to make up for this visit, and look forward to seeing you again soon. Cheers, KJ
Chef Alex, is pushing the New Orleans culinary boundaries beyond the ordinary to the stratosphere……
Hi Rich, Thanks so much for the great review. We are thrilled to hear you're a fan of Chef Alex's work, and will be sure to pass your compliments along to the Chef! Cheers, KJ
The server was so sweet. The quickness was terribly slow. You won’t survive in this town if it takes nearly 3 hours and most everything we ordered was raw and cocktails.
The bar was so slow. The food was just ok. The food was never hot when it took forever to get. The flavors just ok. A lot of it was bland.
I chalk it up to being new. But you guys have to step your game up big time.
I'd wait until they can properly staff for the amount of guests they take reservations for. Food lacked any flavor. Best thing was my cocktail. Great ambiance and vibe. Again I would hold off for a few months until they can settle out service issues and food quality. Every staff member was super courteous, friendly and welcoming.
Hi there, Thank you for sharing your review with us. With our first week open under our belts, the team is working quickly to meet demand, and I apologize your experience was less than amazing. Our menu is seasonal and will be changing frequently with special selections from Chef Alex, but I have shared your feedback regarding the dishes listed here with the Culinary team so that the team can continue to improve and revise our menu. Take care, Kelsey
First time dinner at the Commons Club restaurant with the recent opening of the Virgin Hotel. Truth be told, I was expecting the usual kinks that need to be worked out that happens with any new restaurant opening. However, we were very pleasantly surprised with our experience. The entrees were outstanding, the ambiance and vibe was spectacular and the Commons Club is a welcome new addition to a very good but crowded NOLA restaurant scene. Extra bonus that the overall hotel environs were beautifully appointed and fun. Great night and we will surely be back for many more fun evenings at the Commons Club/Virgin Hotel.
Hi there, Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us! We are grateful to hear that you fully enjoyed your dining visit, and we hope to see you back again soon at The Commons Club. Take care, KJ
The food is incredible. Wish I had another stomach so I could have tried everything! This is already logged into my go to restaurants! A must try!!!
Thanks so much for your support during our first week open! The team greatly appreciates the high praise, and we look forward to enjoying another delicious meal together. Cheers, KJ
Conflicted, it was 2nd day of opening; food came out entrees first, appetizers 2nd, cocktails last.
Wagyu burger is a double patty smash burger, which is a dubious choice if your pitch is using high quality beef. It was ok somewhat small, the potato roll was too dense for the burger, aioli and fries were spot on.
Steak tartare (apparently I have a ground beef problem) , was good. The bread was a bit soggy suggesting maybe it was sitting around for a bit, the meat is premixed with sauce and was good (peche) is same style but better.
Cocktail: dragon something? Was very good.
Dessert was panna cotta and was the best part of the meal.
Lots of potential but some odd choices of materials for the burger and assembly for both. 3.5 stars for food and value. Our waiter was good, but the order and timing of food and drinks was not. I’d probably try it again after it’s been open for a bit
Hi there, thank you so much for sharing your review with us. I have passed along your comments to our Culinary Team so that we can continue to improve. Firsthand feedback and suggestions from guests such as yourself is key, and we look forward to perfecting our delicious food & cocktail selections. We thank you for your review, and hope you're able to return in the future to explore our menu further. Best, KJ
Very chic, designed well, mix of designs for each room. Music was good selection but crazy loud as if it were a nightclub. Didn't fit the dining room design. Service was quick and attentive. Friendly staff and efficient. 3 of our 4 dishes were great. The burger was burnt and the potato bun was too dry and heavy. Farro salad was good and rice pudding was stellar. Cocktails were good. Bar was fairly busy and will be slow when it gets really busy. Bad bar design. Friendly barback.
Lots of personal service upon entering and leaving. I'd definitely go again.
Hi SueChef, thank you so much for sharing your feedback with us. We will definitely share your comments with the team as we continue to improve after our first week open, and hope to see you back again soon. Best, KJ
The service was great. The menu... not so much. That crab flan is one of the weirdest and unappetizing things ive ever tasted. The grilled oysters were good, but not nearly as good as the tried and true chargrilled style. As for the drink menu, it's pretty basic and the drinks we had werent that great. My recommendation is to let your amazing bartendera come up with drinks that can actually compete with the amazing bars we have in this city. Revamp that food menu, too. It's overpriced and mediocre.
Hi Krissy, thank you so much for dining with us on our first day open! I'm so sorry that your experience wasn't amazing. Our menu is seasonal and changing frequently with special selections prepared by Chef Alex. We thank you for your feedback, and hope you're able to return in the future to explore our menu further.
Commons Club at Virgin Hotels New Orleans is rated 4.4 stars by 21 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.