Domenica

4.6
5963 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 5963 people are saying
Overall ratings and reviews
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4.6based on recent ratings
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90% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
2 reviews
Dined 2 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 3 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 3 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 4 days ago
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 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service, great value.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
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 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

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

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TracyH
Nashville
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful experience! Thanks for a wonderful meal!

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KristenS
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
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 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The absolute best lasagna I have ever had! Impeccable!

TS
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
2 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!

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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
2 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

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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.

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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

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LindseyJ
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and ambiance!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New Orleans
5 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall1food1service2ambience2

It’s sad for me to report how unpleasant our experience was. With all of the food we ordered, you would expect only a minimum of the dishes would be unliked by anyone at the table. In our case, none of the food was good, outside of the desert. The flavors all seemed to be out of sorts and it was a consensus of our group that each dish failed in that regard. I don’t like to criticize servers unless there is some severe issue that takes place, so I won’t do that here. I understand the difficulty of hospitality work and any day can be the day someone’s effort is off. I’ll leave that as my only comment. But as an overall experience I can’t recommend this restaurant on any level. It’s reputation is likely based on its early history. It’s current iteration has a long way to go to live up to its past.

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Mimi
1 review
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Domenica was very upscale at very affordable prices. Every pizza was delicious and came quickly

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 27, 2021
Overall4food5service2ambience4

The food was delicious! The service was not great.

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LisaQ
1 review
Dined on May 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The ambience and decor is tasteful and the food and service was great. Our server Cynthia was really nice and knows her job! Our steak was to die for 👍🏾

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vipJudieFoodie
New York Area
98 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A wonderful surprise. The real deal with a chef from Campania. Italian not Italian- American. Two of us split a small order of squid ink tagliatelle, the best I have eaten, including in Italy. We shared a small order of the lasagna acclaimed by Food Network. The green homemade pasta sheets covered a tasty pork ragu. Each of us had a glass of wine and a cocktail and the bill before tip was under $100. We loved the space and had a pleasant server. What I find! We shall return.

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NYCNorah
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience3

Service was excellent! Food was very good...don’t skip the salumi and fromagi course! The spicy n’duja and the goat cheese with paprika were incredible.

TD
TheresaD
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was fabulous! Our waitress Cynthia was sensational. We had a wonderful dinning experience.

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 5963 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.