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Luke, New Orleans, LA

Luke

4.6
4.6
8863 Reviews
$30 and under
French
Luke is a Creole-inspired Brasserie located in the heart of New Orleans’ Central Business District on world-famous St. Charles Avenue, steps from the French Quarter neighborhood. A lively atmosphere surrounds the raw bar offering the freshest seafood and oysters procured daily from the Gulf of Mexico. Chef Erick Loos is at the helm of the kitchen featuring dishes that highlight local purveyors and farmers’ market ingredients. Behind the bar, a selection of bartender-created specialty cocktails are offered among a carefully-curated list of wines from throughout the world and locally crafted brews.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 102 times today

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Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    French, Creole / Cajun / Southern
  • Hours of operation
    Breakfast Mon–Fri 7:00 am–11:00 am Sat, Sun 7:00 am–10:00 am Brunch Sat, Sun 10:00 am–3:00 pm Lunch Mon–Fri 11:00 am–3:00 pm Dinner Daily 3:00 pm–10:00 pm Happy Hour Daily 3:00 pm–6:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (504) 378-2840
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive chef
    Erick Loos
  • Catering
    If you already have an event location in mind, let us bring the tastes of Luke to you. Our team will coordinate delivery, set up and preparation, providing full-service coordination of your event meal. We can accommodate a variety of menu options, creating a unique event that features Luke’s fresh ingredients, Old World cuisine, and New Orleans style.
  • Private party facilities
    Luke offers a range of private dining options. There is semi-private dining in view of the kitchen which seats up to 30. For receptions or sit down dinners there are four ballrooms that accommodate 190 guests seated or 250 guests reception-style. We can accommodate a variety of menu options.
  • Private party contact
    Melissa Joyce: (504) 766-1362
  • Neighborhood
    Central Business District
  • Cross street
    Perdido
  • Parking details
    Street Parking
  • Public transit
    St. Charles Street Car Line<br />
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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  • NOLA's Favorite Oyster Happy Hour!

    Multiple dates available
    Sun - Sat - 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Join us at Luke every single day from 3pm to 6pm for Happy Hour! Dine on $1.50 each raw Gulf Oysters and $12 for half a dozen Fried Oysters, half-priced specialty cocktails, wines by the glass, draft beer, and well cocktails! Come pull up a seat at our famous bar and enjoy!

    NOLA's Favorite Oyster Happy Hour! Photo

What 8,863 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.4Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

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  • New Orleans / Louisiana

    Most Booked

  • New Orleans

    Most Booked

8,863 Reviews
  1. BethG

    Raleigh

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 2
    The food was great but the service was so bad, rude, and unprofessional. The server (his name is Julian W) who served us had an impatient face all the time especially after he found we didn’t want to order any drinks and more expensive dishes. When he came to clean our table, he did it impatiently and some thing fell off from the dish to our phone and hands. He just went away without saying any apologies. We came to have a happy dinner, but so sad to get such service. We checked Google review and found other customers also have same complaints. Hope the manager of this restaurant can train the servers well in the future. Such service doesn’t match the food and the restaurant.

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  2. JoseR

    Baltimore

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Fried oysters not very good - dry and small. Undercooked pork chop.

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    We’ve been here a few years ago. Just like I remembered Happy hour price on LA oysters and drinks. Great food and drinks. I suggest booking a reservation as they get full.

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  4. OpenTable Diner

    Greater Boston

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 4
    I gave it four stars because I am hoping that the poor service we received was one off. Our server was rude and inconsiderate. When we simply asked for the bill to be split and itemized for reimbursement purposes, he was annoyed and had an attitude. For the restaurant otherwise, food was great and ambience very nice.

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I love coming here. The staff is welcoming & professional. I brought some clients for lunch today and the staff remembered it was my birthday and brought me dessert! I felt very special. Thank you for remembering me! Especially the ladies at the maitre d’ stand :-).

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  6. Dwest

    Atlanta Metro

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Took customers here for a business dinner. Everyone enjoyed the food, and the service was great.

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    It went pretty well I liked it. it just took a little long to get the food. overall it was good

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  8. OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The Brussel Spouts were fabulous! Seafood tower 🔥 We all enjoy our meals!

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  9. OpenTable Diner

    Alabama

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The service was incredible. The food tasted excellent. The portions was much smaller then I remember.

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  10. OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This is my all time favorite restaurant. Happy hour drinks were amazing and the food was delicious as always.

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  11. JudyB

    Los Angeles

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our party of 9 was originally going to be seated upstairs, but we had one person who was unable to take the stairs due to mobility issues. The staff quickly rectified that and seated us downstairs with a very short wait. They also had a high chair for the youngest family member in attendance without having to be asked for one. Food and drinks were great, but service really shone through today!!

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  12. OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was amazing will eat there again sever was great

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  13. DonQuiote

    New Orleans

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had such a great dinner last night that we came back the following morning for brunch!

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  14. Gogo

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    I think there are much better places all over for New Orleans, especially for what you would be paying.

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  15. JennyP

    Louisville

    12 reviews

    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Absolutely loved Luke’s. The service was a little slow but our server was legitimately. Awesome I just think they were super super busy. I would definitely go back. We had oysters, they were amazing, shrimp and grits. Amazing and the drinks were great. You can’t ask her anything else!!!

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  16. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    15 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing food and awesome service! The seafood plateau wa huge and delicious. The brussel sprouts were the best I’ve ever had, and escargot was different but very good!

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  17. OpenTable Diner

    Baltimore

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious food, great service. Our 2nd visit! Highly recommend!

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  18. ERICA

    New Orleans

    5 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    Food was amazing but staff seemed to be rushing us out. My husband asked for another cocktail, server didn’t ask me if I would like another. Immediately brought our check out, didn’t ask if we wanted dessert and just decided to put his drink in a to go cup even though we had planned to have another couple drinks and dessert. They barely came check on us we had to ask for another drink when ours was empty, they never asked. The food was cooked perfectly and came out quickly. If it wasn’t for the service of the TWO people in charge of our table, it would have been a great experience.

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  19. OpenTable Diner

    Mississippi

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Wonderful food. I had the Ahi tuna appetizer the shrimp and grits for my main course. Both were excellent. My husband got the fried oysters and the Seafoid Buloibause the were very good! Julianne and his partner were great!!

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  20. Alajacket

    Atlanta Metro

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    My trout almondine was excellent and the fried oysters were even better! Mt wife had the burger which was perfectly prepared and tasty. Service could not have been better.

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  21. Diner

    Washington DC

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great experience! Loved this place. Worked well with a 13- and a 14-year-old -- Luke worked with them to make them happy. Awesome server (who we learned rescues opossums).

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  22. PhillipH

    Philadelphia

    48 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    48 reviews

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Very nice authentic meal for a first timer to New Orleans!

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  23. OpenTable Diner

    Dallas

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 2
    Not the best experience or food. It was just ok. That’s it.

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  24. DonaldD

    New Orleans

    19 reviews

    5.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
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  25. VanessaF

    New Orleans

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food and service were great. Restaurant was pretty loud though.

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  26. JulieO

    Seattle

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on February 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Bouillabaisse was so flavorful. A nice level of spice. Every one was thrilled with their dinner!

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  27. Wahome

    Cleveland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The hostess and our server were amazing. Looking forward to our next visit

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  28. Zenerbop

    San Francisco

    16 reviews

    4.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    One of the waitstaff was very friendly but the other was not and forgot to place our order for drinks.

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  29. Canuckdaddy

    Manitoba

    78 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    78 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious oyster salad. Fresh greens and perfectly fried oysters. Trout almondine was moist and flavorful. Competent and welcoming servers. Good meal.

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  30. CarolB

    New Orleans

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Enjoy ourselves but the floors had food on it and it was a bit chilly

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  31. Denise

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    We had a delicious Valentine’s Day dinner at Luke, despite problems with the car service that made us late for our reservation. Thankfully, we were seated on the upper level and enjoyed a lovely evening with excellent service. My partner was impressed by his drink, the seafood gumbo and the “BBQ” Gulf Oysters, while I loved the corn fritters appetizer that came with very thinly sliced ham and chive butter with a honey drizzle. My Flammenkuchen was billed as an Alsatian tart but came out more like a pizza on a really crisp cracker crust. Tasty but the only faint sign of anything “German” at this excellent establishment. The Chocolate mousse with hazelnut toffee was amazing and more than I could finish, and it was delicious the second and third times as well.

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  32. OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food, service and atmosphere. I highly recommend checking this place out.

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  33. OpenTable Diner

    Tampa

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lamb pasta was fabulous! Our wait staff Paul & Corey were incredible. Will be back on my next trip to NOLA

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  34. Planet

    Chicago

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 13, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The fried beets salad is outstanding. Chocolate mouse cake was very good.
    LukeResponded on February 16, 2024
    Hello Planet, Thank you for your kind words and for taking the time to leave us a review. We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the beet salad and chocolate mouse. We strive to provide a unique and delicious dining experience for our guests and your feedback is welcomed. We hope to see you back at Luke soon. Best Regards, Jeffrey Lieteau General Manager

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  35. DaveE

    New York City

    10 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on February 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent service and meal. Exactly what I needed on Mardi Gras day!

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  36. OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    51 reviews

    4.0

    51 reviews

    Dined on February 13, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Good as always, burger, gumbo and trout dip. Love this place.

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  37. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on February 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Seafood bouillon was excellent! Great vibe, service, location.

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  38. MichaelB

    New Orleans

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great experience and excellent food. We had lunch on Lundi Gras and quality and service were impressive!

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  39. LisaB

    Shreveport

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Outstanding food and drinks, incredible service... perfect all the way around! It has been many years since we dined at Luke, so it was great to return and have another exceptional dining experience with family!

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  40. JasonR

    New York City

    11 reviews

    4.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on February 11, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Solid brunch. A bit pricey, but overall a good experience

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FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Luke using the Order Online button. Luke also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (504) 378-2840.

Luke is rated 4.6 stars by 8863 OpenTable diners.

Luke does offer gift cards which you can purchase here.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 102 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Luke

333 St Charles, New Orleans, LA 70130

Additional information

  • Cross street
    Perdido
  • Neighborhood
    Central Business District
  • Hours of operation
    Breakfast Mon–Fri 7:00 am–11:00 am Sat, Sun 7:00 am–10:00 am Brunch Sat, Sun 10:00 am–3:00 pm Lunch Mon–Fri 11:00 am–3:00 pm Dinner Daily 3:00 pm–10:00 pm Happy Hour Daily 3:00 pm–6:00 pm
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    French, Creole / Cajun / Southern
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking details
    Street Parking
  • Public transit
    St. Charles Street Car Line
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Erick Loos
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (504) 378-2840
  • Catering
    If you already have an event location in mind, let us bring the tastes of Luke to you. Our team will coordinate delivery, set up and preparation, providing full-service coordination of your event meal. We can accommodate a variety of menu options, creating a unique event that features Luke’s fresh ingredients, Old World cuisine, and New Orleans style.
  • Private party facilities
    Luke offers a range of private dining options. There is semi-private dining in view of the kitchen which seats up to 30. For receptions or sit down dinners there are four ballrooms that accommodate 190 guests seated or 250 guests reception-style. We can accommodate a variety of menu options.
  • Private party contact
    Melissa Joyce: (504) 766-1362
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