Complementing the menu is a choice selection of artisanal cocktails, craft beer and wine. Our wine list emphasizes Italian and American wines.
We have breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, along with brunch on the weekends.
Josephine Estelle was named to both Bon Appetit and Southern Living's 2016 "Best New Restaurants" lists.
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Great staff. There were two gluten-free people in our party and he was very knowledgable about what our options were. The food was amazing!
Incredible restaurant. We never eat in the CBD but that will be changing. Beautiful setting. manager came by to talk to us and was very informative. highly recommend the pork and chicken. meatball appetizer was enough for an entree. Will be going back.
Amazing food in a great restaurant. Our service was amazing as well
As always, AMAZING!
The food was delicious and the decor was beautiful!
Overall good food and experience
They always take great care of us at Josephine Estelle!
We had a girls night out at Josephine Estelle. There were 5 of us. Only 2 of us had been there before. Our server was great and it is a really beautiful restaurant. Everything that I had was outstanding. I had a tuna bruschetta that was really delicious and was enough to share. One of our group had the watermelon salad and said that it was fantastic. The squash blossoms, however, left something to be desired. They are very delicate, but were overbattered and the batter was all that could be tasted. My pasta dish was really great. It was the octopus pasta. One person got the rigatoni and commented that it was very dry, not enough sauce. Another got a ravioli or tortellini dish that was also said to be too dry. The scallops were very good as were the desserts. We had a good time. The food, I would say, was somewhat inconsistent. These are minor issues and everyone said they would go back, but some said they would not order the same things. Not me, I was very pleased with mine.
Carbaloaded on the Canestri and learned that it’s probably best enjoyed shared but delicious none the less. Waiter wasn’t super attentive but when he did come around was always nice and polite. Always leave JE with a full belly and no regrets.
Went for brunch on a Monday with a group of friends, and the food, service, and atmosphere were all great! They were out of iced coffee, but allowed us to bring it in from the coffee shop across the lobby.
The brunch was wonderful. My children found everything done well. We also loved the brunch special and wine list.
Great experience overall!!
Food was great and service was amazing! We had a pleasant evening and would definitely go back.
Nice restaurant. Food is unique and delicious. Ambiance is cool. They spin vinyl records. All good.
Went during Coolinary and had a very enjoyable meal which was reasonably priced enough for us to add all the wine we cared to drink!
Nice atmosphere in Ace hotel. Good service. Food was good but a little too salty.
Was wonderful! Will be back..
It was very good but the server smelled TERRIBLE. Everyone enjoyed the evening but held our collective breath every time she was within a 2 mile radius.
Food at Josephine Estelle is stellar. LPs played on the turn table is always a plus. Good stuff. This time our service was lacking. :(
The food is delicious every time we eat here.
Great food & very good service. The space is also beautiful!
We came in on a Sunday after a pool party and were a group of locals with one of us being a wedding planner. For reasons we still do not understand, the waiter decided not to serve us the bottle of wine we ordered. That being said, the waiter still took our order of appetizers before notifying us we would not be served our wine. This is not okay because you should notify people as soon as they try to order drinks that you will not serve them...so they can make the decision to go else where before spending money. I believe the waiter took offense to the fact that we did not enjoy the tasting of the first bottle of wine presented, and at that stage it would appear the waiter decided not to serve any alcohol to our table. We were not treated fairly or appropriately and the service was reprehensible at best. We will not be going back to this establishment and will not be booking weddings either. The only reason the restaurant gets a fair rating instead of poor is that the appetizers we received were of good quality and taste. Hopefully your service gets better and that you make better judgement calls moving forward.
Food it’s delicious but the service it’s no so good
1) food flavors & Presentation were GREAT. The back of the house is ROCKING it. 2) Our server was severely challenged. We were positive she HAD to be brand new b/c she was very nice & polite, only incompetent. We were SHOCKED when the manager advised that she was NOT new. Other than her being slow several times, just a couple of her boo boos included: a) she had to return to the table after only a few minutes to ask again what wine I had ordered, and she was pointing to a red wine in the middle of the page of reds rather than the bottle of white wine at the top of the page which I had pointed to on ordering. b) she did not ask permission to serve the wine to us, and before I could stop her, she abruptly poured the still white wine from the bottle into my partner’s 1/2 full glass of sparkling wine 😱 3) the manager was GREAT. She presented us with a coupon for our next visit & comped both the sparkling wine & my martini. That one is on the bartender. 1st try was drowning in vermouth. Rather than risking it, I sent it back & said zero vermouth. Came back with no vermouth, but very watery. She just couldn’t make a proper martini.
Josephine Estelle continues to be one of my favorite restaurants in NOLA. I've probably been 20 times and it never disappoints. This lunch was among the best meals I've had there, and the value was phenomenal - three courses for $20. Can't beat it! Can't wait to go back.
Always dependable and excellent food. The service was excellent.
One of my favorite places to eat and drink in NOLA!
We went for breakfast! The chicken biscuit was soooooo good! We could actually talk which was nice.....
Always a treat!
Paige our waitress was very knowledgeable about the menu and helpful. The whole service staff was excellent. The food we all had was delicious and excellent
Sweet 16 Birthday Dinner for granddaughter.
After having a reservation, we were seated and then informed that we only had 40 minutes to eat bc the section we were sitting in was needed for a private event. Our server hover over us and encourage us to eat faster. We were at the hotel attached to the restaurant for a conference and chose to eat there bc they had a conference special. It was awful.
Excellent food. Quick and attentive service. Great for a large party or small intimate dinner for two. Great choices for breakfast as well.
Wonderful food and experience. Our server was wonderfully attentive and helpful about explaining all the dishes. The dishes were creative and interesting. Will definitely be back.
Excellent atmosphere...excellent staff...excellent food!
While the service and ambiance were great, I just could not get int the food or what was to choose from on the menu. We ordered the meat and cheese platter which was terrible. I just cannot recommend this restaurant.
First time dining for a local here. Exceeded our expectations on everything - food, staff, attention and ambiance. Can’t wait to get back.
Josephine Estelle was recommended by our niece who lives in NOLA. Enjoyed a wonderful meal before attending the Michael Buble concert.
We had a group of 9 and it was awesome. Wow. We’ll come back.