D.T.B.

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Cajun
DTB Coastal Cajun kitchen & Bar. A modern interpretation of southern Louisiana's coastal cuisine.
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New Orleans
4 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Great array of small plates and large for all appetites and tastes. Unusual mix of ingredients but all very tasty!

OT
Raleigh
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great brunch on a Saturday. They don’t open until 10, and we had a 10 am reservation for 7. The place remained relatively empty for the 90 minutes or so we were there. Perfect for us...a group of girlfriends from all over the country who just wanted to catch up, so the fact that it was relatively empty allowed us to talk to each other as a group. The food was tasty as well.

GH
New Orleans
2 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Super stylish dining room matches the creative, local-inspired unique menu and outstanding food that is presented beautifully. Staff hits a homerun always with friendly, knowledgeable service.

OT
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Arrived early but greeted promptly and seated before our reservation. The service was excellent and helped answer our questions, very attentive staff!! The food was amazing, great combinations that really blended and played off one another - everything from start to finish was absolutely delicious!

KS
New Orleans
2 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was my moms birthday! Everything on the menu was delicious. They were very accommodating in allowing us to adjust some of the items on the menu.

OT
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of my favorite restaurants - always delicious and great cocktails.

k
Las Vegas
4 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

It was just okay.

OT
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Chef came out and talked to us. Food was excellent.

CW
Little Rock
255 reviews
Dined on September 20, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 4

The restaurant is in flux. The chef/ owner passed away. The menu changed. Several of the staff ( including a great manager) have left.
I’d give it a couple of weeks to get their act together.
Changes to the menu are basically healthier ones

m
New Orleans
14 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic!! We have been several times and just love it!!!!

PF
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always excellent! Love the menu. One of my favorites is the 24 hour braised short rib. Love this place!

RW
New Orleans
13 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Tried the new Green Smoothie Bowl, delicious healthy alternative on the DTB menu - fantastic! And a very friendly and attentive staff makes dining here a joy!

MM
New Orleans
7 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We always have a excellent meal and experience at DTB. Landon provided wonderful service and the food was as always super. Highly recommend.

n
New Orleans
35 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 1

Prior to going we called to make sure they were serving the Coolinary menu, since it was a Saturday.
After arriving they gave us a brunch menu. We asked for the lunch menu and they said they weren't serving lunch. We explained what we had been told when calling and they said there was nothing they could do. The manager, faced with this problem did an outstanding job of trying to accommodate
our needs by offering to substitute items from the brunch menu.
The food was reasonably good and our experience turned out better than it might have been. This was primarily due to the quick thinking of the manager.

SW
New Orleans
3 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

We went for our anniversary. Great food and atmosphere!

OT
New Orleans
3 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Ran out of the coolinary special sadly, but the brunch options we went with were terrific.

P
New Orleans
10 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Great brunch spot. Friendly staff. Food was delicious.

c
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Great brunch spot. Sat right near the window overlooking oak street. Loved the silver dollar - so light and refreshing. Steak and eggs was great too!

MF
Nashville
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2019
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 3

The worst service I have ever received in my life. Our waitress did not acknowledge us, check in on us and was arrogant.
However, the manager was very kind and apologetic regarding the situation.

OT
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We wanted to have a brunch date so we decided to finally give this place a try. We had heard such good things. The place was super busy when we went. We understood the wait times would run a bit longer than usual. Other patrons didn't quite get that. Wait times don't ever take away from the great service or great food for us. We made a reservation through open table for 11. My date received a warm greeting by the host and seated promptly. I parked the car. When I came in I was also warmly greeted. My date ordered the drip coffee. She enjoyed very much. The temperature was a little chilly in the restaurant. I was wearing short sleeves so I'd wear a jacket for the next time. They have a great musical selection too. It didn't get too loud in restaurant. Our server Colin recommended I order the Uptown Blues. It warmed me right up! It was an excellent drink and I love blueberries. Colin gave us perfect recommendations with friendly customer service. His knowledge of the menu made things easy on us. He checked on us very often even with the large crowd. We really appreciated that. We started with the gumbo. It has a dark Roux, it was very rich in flavor. It was delicious. We ordered a second serving to go at the end of our meal. It doesn't come with a lot of rice, which we both really appreciated. We hate when the gumbo is served half rice/half gumbo. It was perfectly seasoned too, not overly salty or fatty. Then came the main dishes. The short rib and eggs were stellar! The meat was so juicy and tender! I really liked the Etouffee Benedict as well. We finished with a bread pudding that was light but just what we needed after the meal. We want to thank Colin for his excellent customer service. DTB was very busy but we never felt forgotten or unappreciated. That was a first for us. We can't wait to come back!

MT
New Orleans
2 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

DTB has a great brunch and Coolinary menu. It did take a little while for them to get the food to us. However, the waitstaff and management was very attentive to us. So, we did not mind waiting.

OH
Orlando
1 review
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great on every level!! We were there on the night of a small Mardi Gras parade so it was a little louder than normal.

SW
New Orleans
8 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always amazing - one of our favorite New Orleans restaurants. We love the creative food and drink menus along with the impeccable service. Bring a sweater - it's always cold.

BG
1 review
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our dining experience at DTB was excellent. We were greeted and shown to our table right away. Service was attentive and the waitress was friendly. Our food, short ribs, cat fish plate and rice bowl were all delicious. The cat fish was well prepared and some of the best I have ever eaten.

The desert I wanted, strawberries and cream, was not available. However, I was comped a substitute of bruleed bread pudding. It was yummy!

This restaurant is definitely on our list of places to revisit.

HB
New Orleans
3 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Overall the experience was very good. Our server was genuine and reasonably prompt with a couple of hiccups. Seemed a tad pricey, maybe better for lunch?

o
Baltimore
18 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our waitress was so pleasant, helpful and there when we needed her. I had an amazing fried catfish on dirty rice. I will go again- next time I am in NOLA.

JS
Denver
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Everything was fantastic except I felt like we waited a while for our food. Would definitely recommend to a friend and will be returning in the future.

D
New Orleans
15 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome place to have brunch. Cool servers that were willing to ensure our good time!

M
New Orleans
11 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Was recommended by a local to try this quaint little spot DTB. Very impressive! Loved the décor and the food at brunch was fantastic. Brisket on a biscuit is a must try! and OHHH the bacon!! I will return to try the dinner menu!! Excellent service, impeccably clean! Get away from the French Quarter mayhem, try DTB!

LJ
1 review
Dined on August 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The menu was perfect. Good variety without being overwhelming. The T-Plates were just the size to share. We ordered 3 different ones and enjoyed them all. The wine list was limited with respect to sweeter wines, but our server seemed happy to allow us to taste several recommended wines. She was timely, friendly, and very gracious. She made the evening more perfect.

We'll be back soon.

m
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went with a friend during Coolinary and LOVED it! Our server Nicholas was amazing! Food was outstanding and service exceeded my expectations :))

NO
New Orleans
11 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious meal and excellent service!
Would love to see more gluten free offerings.

g
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 4food 2service 4ambience 4

Staff was nice and attentive. Good ambience. Food lacked flavor. We had the mushroom boudin balls - no flavor. Also had the duck - cooked correctly, good texture. no flavor. It wasn't a bad restaurant. There are so many other good choices, I just wouldn't choose to go there again.

PH
New Orleans
5 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The food is delicious and the service was very good. One of our favorite restaurants and we eat out very often.

L
New Orleans
13 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Was a great Saturday afternoon Birthday Brunch. Was close to their kitchen's turnover for dinner, but the restaurant and staff were VERY accommodating. Have visited this neighborhood gem quite often since it opened. I love it! And everyone who experienced with me the for their first time, they've also returned repeatedly. Joseph, was our server during this visit. He was great personable and had a great knowledge of the delicious food on the DTB menu. Looking forward to my next visit!

OT
1 review
Dined on August 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful food. Excellent service. It was hard not to order everything twice. The thin man drink is a winner, too.

b
New Orleans
14 reviews
Dined on August 9, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 3

Food was excellent. Nice variety and fair pricing. The actual service was extremely slow.. about 1/2 hr between courses. Took 2 hrs to have lunch.

NM
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Once again another amazing and delicious dinner served by the best restaurant!

T
New Orleans
8 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Brussels sprouts were burned and inedible.
Nice service. A bit pricey.

LU
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 1ambience 5

Waiter was rude ...condescending from the minute we sat down interrupted toast for celebration by pouring water over our toast ...took check before we left table and was snooty about questions regarding wine.

For the money on the fabulous food...the service should be nothing but outstanding to match the quality of food.

Unfortunate experience since the last time I went the overall experience was wonderful...service left me disappointed and dissatisfied.

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