Legacy Kitchen's Craft Tavern

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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
Building a solid legacy is what we strive for everyday; a dedication and commitment to excellence for those who come after us. LEGACY KITCHEN is fresh ingredients, cooked to order, to produce great flavors from our great nation. We feature American distilleries and American wineries. We're proud of what our great country produces.
The thread that binds us all. Our music features American artist who have left a legacy. No one-hit wonders, no fads. Today's Americana. Like our food and professional service, Legacy Kitchen was built to last. Refined American Fare. Crafted Cocktails.
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3.8based on recent ratings
3.8
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3.8
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3.9
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MikeS
1 review
Dined on March 11, 2020
Overall3food3service5ambience4

The crab bisque was outstanding. I wanted to lick the bowl. The shrimp tacos were bland, disappointing.

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall1food2service1ambience3

The appetizers were very slow to come out - different times over 90 minutes- and the waitress forgot 2 of 6 entries - they never came out. Wings were excellent, oysters disappointing.

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OpenTable Diner
Nashville
3 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Phenomenal service. Food was good for the price. Bloody Mary was a little too spicy (and we do like spicy) - perhaps horseradish. I'm sure we will be here again.

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BrianM
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Oysters and burgers were terrific. Steak not so much. Service was good but slow due to the crowd.

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
6 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Casual food, fun atmosphere and very friendly, accommodating staff. Honestly they went out of there way to serve us, never had to ask for a refill it came before I even realized I needed one. The hostess was extremely friendly, made suggestions and even went out of her way to check in on our experience as we were leaving. Our waitress was great, made sure everything was perfect.

I just loved the hospitality here, keep it up!

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on December 28, 2019
Overall2food3service2ambience4

You can't order off the regular menu until 11am. They were out of all beignets, which is a good portion of the much smaller brunch menu.

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LWMS
Milwaukee
5 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience3

The staff that were working tried their best but the restaurant was understaffed on all fronts for a holiday. The management ( whom I never saw) should ensure that a location that is open for the holiday be overstaffed and reduce the force if needed . Some people waited over an hour for a table due to the lack of servers and kitchen staff.

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mingus5
Phoenix
2 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall2food2service4ambience2

Confusion from the beginning, we were seated right away, but had to ask for a server, but the bartender (Elvira) stepped in nicely, because of her the evening was salvaged. The wife and I had the salmon with the brisket Mac and cheese, both of our meals were cold and the salmon was undercooked, the kitchen did correct my wife's meal. We had the beignet bites as appetizer, and they were very good.
This was one of the few restaurants open on Christmas day, should I expect better, because it was Christmas?

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vipDinningispleasure
San Francisco
20 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall1food2service2ambience2

Christmas Day

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Myhoneybfly
New Orleans
5 reviews
Dined on December 14, 2019
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Quick fast and accommodating. Food was good,but not great. Noise was moderate but ok for kids. All in all we would come back if our favorites are booked solid.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Houston
10 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was great will come back again

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vipNickiC
Edinburgh
2 reviews
Dined on November 24, 2019
Overall1food3service1ambience4

WOEFULLY understaffed on a Sunday morning game day. We sat for 25 minutes without even being acknowledged by the wait staff. After 25 minutes, we left and went across the street for brunch. The food and service are normally very good - service desperately needs improvement!

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OpenTable Diner
San Antonio
1 review
Dined on November 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent version of an old fashioned!

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OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
3 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Great atmosphere, great food and our server Troy exceeded all of our expectations. He was extremely attentive and friendly. Will visit again.

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viplexxrex
New Orleans
10 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2019
Overall4food3service3ambience4

Sunday for the Saints game.
Everything was good.
Prob could have used 1 more server on the floor.
Getting some items and getting the check
Took a bit longer than it should.
Overall a fun good time.

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vipLindaE
Dallas
33 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Really good food, charcoaled oysters close to Drago’s. Service a tad slow

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TA13
Nashville
5 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We wanted to eat somewhere with a variety of dishes to choose from and with a nice vibe. Glad we discovered your restaurant! I’ll definitely stop by during my next NOLA vacation!!!

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vipSweetp
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious! Loved the beignets and Chicken and Waffles. Service was great!

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SUJag4life
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience3

The only really negative in my family’s visit was the seating. We were seated at a table that had a metal bench with no cushioning on one side and a bench with cushioned seat, but no back rest on the other side. We were a party of 6 adults with a beautiful baby also. It seems to me that the restaurant could have easily pulled 2 tables together and seated us on the nice padded chairs. The food was good and the server was very attentive. When we spend 200 dollars for a meal, we really would like to be a little more comfortable. Thank you for the opportunity to comment.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff, drink, food everything just spectacular. Try the salmon or red fish st. Charles. Yummy

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LaraA
New Orleans
4 reviews
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We made reservations on the same day due to a mix up with the place we were supposed to go to fell through. We were down for white linen night and had some company from out of town. I was pleasantly surprised at how good everything was, the crawfish beignets were amazing!!! I will definitely go back!!

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AnnetteC
1 review
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I must say the Legacy Burger was prepared perfectly it was absolutely the best burger I ever eaten the portions were perfect meaning if your hungry you’ll be full. Never will forget my experience at your restaurant.

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DateNightDiner
Austin
5 reviews
Dined on June 28, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Family of four (2 adults, 2 kids) looking for casual and fun environment to enjoy good food and relax. We all ABSOLUTELY loved the vibe and decor—industrial and super fun. We were greeted and seated immediately. Our server, David, was super friendly and I loved how well he communicated w our children about their food options. They both got the waffle w bacon and loved it—who wouldn’t?! My husband got the pulled pork sandwich and I got the chicken sandwich—both of which we thought were good, but not great. I also ordered one of their craft cocktails, the Saintsational, and it was really good. For dessert, we asked to move to one of their casual seating areas so the kids could play the tic-tac-toe game they had set up. We were easily accommodated and shared a plate of their bite-sized beignets—yummy! David continued to be very attentive and accommodating our entire stay.

Only inconvenience was that their bathroom is accessible by exiting the restaurant into the connected hotel. But at least it was a very nice clean one :-)

We would definitely return.

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VanessaS
Houston
1 review
Dined on May 26, 2019
Overall1food1service2ambience4

The waiter didn't have much knowledge. My shrimp was pretty fishy smelling, my daughters shrimp and grits was really salty, my husbands fried oysters were fried pretty hard. Very pricey and over rated

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vipChadK
Houston
8 reviews
Dined on May 7, 2019
Overall3food4service3ambience2

I visited the Tuesday after Jazz Fest, so it's understandable that the place was empty. I ended up sitting at the bar, and the service was adequate. The salmon was delicious, but the pecan toffee bread pudding was just okay. Overall, it's a decent restaurant, but there are too many good restaurants nearby to recommend this one.

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Gptgrl
Mississippi
4 reviews
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Favorite go to place. Great variety menu with great food!

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vipSmarttoddy
New Orleans
97 reviews
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Really enjoyed this visit to Legacy Kitchen in the Warehouse District . Great service. Nice atmosphere and good, reasonably priced food. I had the mushroom and grilled onion burger. Cooked perfect and very juicy. Friend had salad and corn & shrimp bisque. Both were great. Will defiantly visit again

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dhsnewyork
Denver
3 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

My friend and I were staying at the adjacent hotel; this was one of several meals we had at Legacy Kitchen Craft Bar over 4 days. We found the staff to be consistently friendly, courteous, helpful, and efficient. They were respectful of our dietary requirements, and the cook and kitchen staff followed through! Fresh comfort food well-prepared with great flavor and attractive presentation, true for multiple dishes we ordered. Comfortable, low-key vibe. Happy to call Legacy our "home base" place during our visit.

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vipctpanj
Philadelphia
16 reviews
Dined on March 28, 2019
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Staff issues
Asked hostess for a close table for friend with mobility issues; she tried to place us at a distant table though the place was almost empty.
Waiter asked us about dessert before we were all finished eating; same for giving us the check.
Food: chicken and ahi tuna salad were good. Shrimp tacos weren’t great and side order of beans seemed microwaved.

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EricW
New Orleans
4 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience3

The food was really not good. The initial order for one guest had chips that tasted like they were days old. The fries were all small. It seemed like they were the bottom of a container. The service was slow.

It was empty for a Friday night... I assume everyone else already knows it's not very good.

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NicoleM
Nashville
6 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Our server was struggling to keep up with his tables, we waited a long time for our food and then he took forever to get the check and wouldn’t split it for us. The food was okay, but felt very unorganized and Not very well managed. Would probably not go here again.

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vipChalkitup
Washington DC
18 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2019
Overall3food3service1ambience2

The food was fair, but not the creative things you find in other breakfast/ brunch places in NOLA. The service was terrible. Took forever to get a server. Took forever to get coffee. Coffee came with no creamer, no spoons. Had to ask for each of these, and it took about 10 minutes I would say. Food finally came. We three ordered beignets to share after breakfast, and those came in a decent amount of time. But they did not come with three plates. I finally got up and found someone to ask for them, since I could not find my serve. We got there at 9:30 am, and it wasn't crowded, so I don't know what the issue was. Maybe training new staff?

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
14 reviews
Dined on February 3, 2019
Overall3food3service2ambience5

This is my second time at Legacy Kitchen and unfortunately wasn't as great of an experience as the last time I was there. The menu online was different than in person, which isn't a dealbreaker but was part of how we based our decision to go there. Also, service was very slow despite the fact that it was pretty empty. The waitress kept forgetting to bring us things we asked for and couldn't answer any of our menu related questions.

The food was good, and prices are reasonable and the place has awesome ambiance, but service was disappointing.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall2food2service3ambience3

We were able to get a reservation last minute on New Year’s Eve which should have been an indicator of what to expect. Atmosphere was decent but food was not good. Bland and boring. The one thing my kids really wanted was ribs and they were out of them so they got a “ribeye” which was a fatty sirloin at best. My chicken had no taste and the fried part just fell off the breast as soon as I picked it up. We would not go back.

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vipCandace
Denver
14 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall3food3service4ambience3

If you’re not from NOLA don’t bother with this establishment, there are much better, more affordable places to dine. The food wasn’t bad, but genuinely mediocre. The service and tea was good, and I’m glad I didn’t waste a dinner here.

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TracyT
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Yummy food and great service. Really good bloody Mary’s before the game!

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vipChereW
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Make sure to make an exact reservation. If you dont, getting seating can be an issue. The hostess stand staff could be nicer. Our server was great!

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OpenTable Diner
Charlotte
3 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall2food2service1ambience3

Drinks were watery, food was just warm and service was spotty. It's a hotel restaurant.

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CaraS
Austin
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall1food3service1ambience1

This was a horrible restaurant. We had a reservation so we were sat right away. Our waiter brought our drinks and took our order. We ordered soup and an appetizer and then entrees all at once. He didn't write any of it down.

We waited 30-40 minutes for our apps and they never came so we asked him and it was clear he'd completely forgotten to put them in. No biggie. It happens.

He put the order in and they came 10-15 mins later. With no soup spoon. We didn't realize that until the food runner walked away. We tried to wave down our waiter to no avail for 10 mins. Finally got him and told him. He ran off to get one ... And never came back. Sat another 5 or so minutes and finally asked to see a manager. He got us the spoon and a fresh bowl of soup since it was now cold.

Got that. The soup and spinach and artichoke dip we're good but then we waited another 20 minutes hoping to see our entrees. The manager didn't come to check on us despite knowing our waiter had been flaky.

Finally, the waiter came back and asked if we wanted to have dessert. We told him we hadn't gotten our entrees. Again, he was completely shocked. He never put that order in either.

Horrible experience.

JH
vipJamieH
New Orleans
6 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our server was very nice and made good recommendations.

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