Domenica

4.6
5970 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Domenica translates to “Sunday,” in Italian, it is the day of the week to explore and cook leisurely, abundant meals. At Domenica restaurant, our chefs seek to transport guests to those coveted moments, offering passionately prepared dishes that marry pure, local ingredients with revered techniques.

While the menu is rooted in tradition, our chefs focus on elevating Italian ingredients and classic flavors to create modern classics, adapted for the contemporary palate of New Orleans. The fresh pastas made by hand daily, roasted vegetables, meats and Napolitano style pizzas, all prepared in the restaurant’s iconic wood oven, are perfectly complemented by custom-brewed beers, seasonal craft cocktails and an Italian-focused wine list.
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Experiences

  • Restaurant Week Dinner

    $40.00 per person

    Jun 21 - Jun 27, 2021

    Get transported to Italy with Domenica's Restaurant Week Dinner menu! This three-course meal highlights Italian cuisine and techniques using local ingredients. We can't wait to share with you. Reserve your table now! First Course Artichokes alla Giudia or Bresaola Carpaccio Second Course Chicken alla Diavola or Diver Scallops Third Course Sour Cherry Crostata or Gianduja Budino

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
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 5970 people are saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.6based on recent ratings
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4.6
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90% of people would recommend it to a friend
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LoreleiA
New Orleans
30 reviews
Dined 16 hours ago
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Not as wonderful as we were used to, despite a very sweet server and good food. Some of the preparation’s were not up to the usual standards. We had to send one back because it was missing a key component.A new carafe of wine was poured into a different wine glass making a blend, rather than bringing a fresh class. I know chocolates were served at the end.

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MyndiS
New Orleans
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The happy hour from 2-5pm every day is great. The calabrese pizza is the greatest!

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DauphineStreetLocal
New Orleans
21 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best Happy Hours in the city. Miss the lamb meatball pizza though

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vipGood
Orlando
32 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Food was above average. Arugula salad was ok, Red fish was a little dry, and meals were warm at arrival. Desserts were great (had seasonal blueberry gelato which was incredible). Front door was a bunch of rude girls but wait staff and management were very nice and attentive.

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BrittneyS
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, food is perfect! Happy hour 3-5 half off cocktails and pizzas is a bonus!

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OpenTable Diner
Charleston
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best meals we have had. Great service and great food.

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OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall1food1service1ambience3

The bartenders acted like we were a bother to them from the second we sat down. Horrible stand of fish and rude. Our food was served burnt. The server should look at what they are serving before it leaves the kitchen. This used to be one of our favorite places we told all our friends about. We will never be back.

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Gfost
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience4

The smoked Beet salad and the Truffle Agnolotti were excellent. The lasagne was enough for 2 people it was an excellent meal.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Blaming it on post-pandemic struggles to get momentum back. Seems to be struggling with inexperienced wait and kitchen staff. Issue with not clearing table and not providing needed tableware - plates for appetizers, spoons to serve appetizers, for pasta and maybe to split huge portion of lasagna. Issues with poorly prepared risotto - watery not creamy. Server was not engaging and provided minimum level of service. Coffee at end of meal was luke warm at best. Servings are way too big, a lot of food went to waste. Must say lasagna and tagliatelle were amazing. Need to try again after we get past the pandemic recovery phase.

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vipDeeM
New Orleans
11 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Redfish didn’t have a good taste. A man walking by outside stopped and grabbed himself. He decides to shake his private area at us. It wasn’t a pleasure sitting by the window seeing that. You may want to get shades for those windows.

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crjd
Pittsburgh
17 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service, great value.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
7 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and waitstaff. A must try in NOLA.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall1food4service1ambience4

Service was awful. Our waitress did not even return after our appetizers to take our order . She came to us an hour later, and never even acknowledged that we had been sitting there waiting with menus in our hands . We still never ordered entrees and she brought us our bill totally disregarding the fact we had not eaten a meal. We left and never got to eat dinner . Absolutely disappointed .

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Erick
New Orleans
5 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Extremely courteous staff , food was great & our table by the window was perfect !

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TracyH
Nashville
1 review
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful experience! Thanks for a wonderful meal!

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KristenS
1 review
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had the most amazing night at Domenica last night. The food and drinks were outstanding but the service was the best we’ve had in a very long time and one of the best parts of our night. Nikki took care of us and was the most wonderful and friendly server, very knowledgeable of the menu and guided us to the best choices. Her boisterous and genuine laugh was the highlight to our meal. Domenica is very lucky to have her on their staff. We are in New Orleans frequently and will definitely be back.

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DanielS
1 review
Dined on June 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The absolute best lasagna I have ever had! Impeccable!

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vipTerrieS
New York Area
70 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place for a family birthday celebration.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was such a delicious dinner to enjoy with the family from beginning to end! The happy hour drink price was awesome!

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
Houston
8 reviews
Dined on June 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding food and very attentive service! Can't wait to come back.

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Joanne548
Memphis/West TN
3 reviews
Dined on June 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waitress was attentive and more so, the food, oh so delicious. we would go back again when we are in New Orleans!

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Courtney
Nashville
1 review
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was absolutely delicious and the staff really went above and beyond for us. 10/10.

AL
AngelaL
1 review
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

The portions are very small. We got the tomato appetizer & it was 1 baked Roma tomato. Dinner portion wasn’t impressive, & desserts rather limited. Taste & flavor were great, but rather pricey for the amount of food you actually get.

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OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

They made our anniversary extra special. We will be back!

OT
OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
5 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great swordfish and roasted cauliflower. Bread was awesome and so were the cocktails. Cory is by far the best server with the most personality there.

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Rich
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food and service was excellent, definitely would recommend this restaurant.
Nick is a great waitress........

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vip70119
New Orleans
27 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved it. It was great being somewhere that staff was allowed to work unmasked. It was so nice to see smiling faces!
The food was great as always as was the service.

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was incredibly friendly, efficient and helpful. Large family group, and all our dishes were perfect. Will definitely return.

SH
SamanthaH
Chicago
1 review
Dined on June 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really loved Domenica! Ambience fantastic! The decor was also spot on!

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Deano
New Orleans
3 reviews
Dined on June 3, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience4

This place was quite a bit more classy than I expected. Classy in dress and overall setting as well... I wore some dark jeans and a button down but felt a little underdressed. My date work jeans and heels and she felt the same way. It’s more than we expected. Probably should have worn a little dressier shirt and she felt she should have worn something a like a little black dress. Food was great. Nice wine selection. Overall a very nice little place for a date night. We just thought we’d dress down a bit since it was Italian food... thinking we’d over eat lol. Salute.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Baton Rouge
6 reviews
Dined on June 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Hands down the best pizza I have ever eaten. The meat and cheese board was so beautiful and delicious! If your looking for Italian in Nola, this is a must! Richard goes above and beyond to make your experience exceptional.

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Lionel
1 review
Dined on June 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff friendly. A little to loud for business meetings. Food amazing

JR
JuanR
1 review
Dined on May 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

They offer two sizes for the pasta entrees which makes it easier to get several several things to sample.

Good price point for entrees and wine.

AP
AnaP
1 review
Dined on May 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding service! The food is beyond amazing! A must-go when visiting New Orleans.

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ValerieV
1 review
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Food was very cold and they ran out of so many things in the menu.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall3food5service2ambience3

Food was good. Service was horrible. Extremely ....slow. Wait staff is in high demand and we clearly got a rookie.

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Jdsrock
Palm Springs
2 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Great food but it is a large room that was noisy. We had to wait nearly an hour for our entree but waiter Craig and manager were extremely apologetic and tried to accommodate us with extra bread and a dessert

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ElizabethH
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved Domenica! Food was excellent! Highly recommend roasted cauliflower and meatball appetizer. Pizzas were great! Risotto yummy. Highly recommend banana dessert. Nice cocktail and wine list.

DB
DustinB
1 review
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best service ever, even during a busy holiday weekend. Spot on recommendations.

PA
vipPeterA
Chicago
22 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beat pizza and Brussels sprouts I’ve had in the city. Very nice interior and decor. Friendly staff

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Domenica using the Order Online button. Domenica also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (504) 648-6020.

Domenica is rated 4.6 stars by 5970 OpenTable diners.

Domenica does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.toasttab.com/domenica/giftcards.

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.