Lula Restaurant Distillery

4.6
1252 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary Southern
In the heart of New Orleans, expertly crafted food, spirits and cocktails come together in a unique privately owned micro-distillery and restaurant.

We are quintessentially southern with a distinct Louisiana influence. We are Lula Restaurant-Distillery.

As the first and only restaurant-distillery in New Orleans, Louisiana and in the Southeast US, we promise to offer you an incredible experience in the shadows of our copper still and along the historic streetcar line of St. Charles Avenue.
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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
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1252 people are saying
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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service3ambience3

The atmosphere is very casual and comfortable.
The crawfish quest was very good.
The mirliton fried pickles were outstanding- the seasoning and dipping SDS ice were unique and flavorful.

The ribs were also tender and the sauce was scrumptious.

Had a great time!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was amazing! Jessie was an amazing server! My friend and I had a good time here. The food was perfect, the atmosphere was perfect, everything was perfect! I’ll be coming back again soon!

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vipAdamW
Las Vegas
6 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and ambience was wonderful. Highly recommended.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Western NC
9 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Great service and good food. Noise level over the top. If you can deal with the noise,its a good place to go for a variety of food options.

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vipLiv2eat
New Orleans
6 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food excellent service and the cocktails are spot on!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 8, 2022
Overall3food4service3ambience4

After seated had to ask for our waiter after no one coming to our table after 20 mins. Waiter was from a different section

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 8, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great experience. We had a birthday girl with us and the server remembered my dessert request from the beginning of the meal and brought it out right after we were done eating without me saying another word. And the food was all delicious - especially good for someone like me who has dietary sensitivities. Thank you for a great lunch!

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Christine
New Orleans
9 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was my second experience at this restaurant. The first time was during Mardi Gras a few years ago. The buffet was generous and very, very good. I loved the idea of watching the parades from their private grandstands and it was a very fun day. I came back for dinner last night and again, the food was very good and the cocktails were delicious. It was not a busy time so the waitress spent time talking to us and gave us such personal, exceptional service. Her name was Mira.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2022
Overall1food1service1ambience1

When we arrived, the very large restaurant was virtually empty, with several servers on the floor. We were promptly seated at the far back of the restaurant. When we walked in the door, masked, there was an overwhelming smell of sewage. It was worse in the back of the restaurant. The hostess gave us menus. We sat for about 10 minutes without being approached by a server. The menu was quite limited. Between the smell, the inability to be served and the unappealing food options, we left. Do not recommend.

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KevinM
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We took our son out for his birthday. The service was great and food as fantastic. I highly recommend trying Lula

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OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on January 2, 2022
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Not a large menu selection, but everything we ordered was great. I really love the fried pickles.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 2, 2022
Overall1food4service1ambience1

We had a night away from the kids for my birthday dinner. the waitress was so rude. She never greeted us just asked what we wanted. We ordered all the appetizers plus a shrimp boil and asked to have the items spread out. She dropped all the food off at once. never asked how anything was, and didn’t refill any drinks until we were done eating. if the server said 10 words to us that was plenty. She dropped the check with out saying a word. The whole experience seemed rushed and unwelcoming. It was not busy so that’s not why.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

New Years Day! Staff was attentive. Food was delicious! Great find per local reference!

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MichaelM
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service. Cool venue! Nice location walking distance from Canal street!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Ate outside. It was very pleasant. Food was good. Service very good. Had the special as recommended by waitress

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience5

Horrible service. Understaffed. Embarrassed for the late owner.

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RogerF
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First visit to Lula and can’t wait to go back.

Really enjoyed food and atmosphere. Our waitress was very nice and courtesy

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vipRobertD
New Orleans
25 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

From start to finish the staff and menu surpassed our every expectation. The managers made us feel like family as we arrived. The appetizers were tasty and well inspired with fresh local ingredients. The house made spirits topped off each cocktail. Cannot wait to return.

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vipgalvdoc
San Francisco
83 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great burger, perfectly cooked. Huge portions. We sat outside and it was comfortable and not too loud from street noise.

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BenF
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The food was delicious. My wife and I enjoyed the atmosphere and the craft cocktails. The tater flight was a great ending to a great meal.

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vipWeekendFoodie
Cincinnati
6 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great ambience with the distillery as a backdrop. We got excellent service and he food was good too.

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OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on December 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Spectacular ! !
Excelente 🤩

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Odonias
1 review
Dined on December 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really nice service and location. The food was amazing, so my family loved to be there.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waitress was so great! Humorous and warm. She set everyone at ease immediately! Thank you for making our night special.

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KelliH
New Orleans
24 reviews
Dined on December 26, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Food is always so delicious

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YankeeFan4Ever
New Orleans
18 reviews
Dined on December 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great brunch after a long Christmas Day and night. Great service and food!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Christmas Eve

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AprylW
New Orleans
10 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food! Great service! Thank you all and happy holidays!

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gbro
New Orleans
12 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food and great service

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Cheekz
Atlanta
5 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Shrimp fries were bomb! Crawfish Mac and cheese was a tad bit dry.

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BCVega
New Orleans
9 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great place to celebrate a birthday! Great food and service!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 18, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Great. Good service Great food

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Scott
Richmond
13 reviews
Dined on December 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

A fun place with modern vibe, good food, and great drinks. Cool to see the distillery behind the glass. Typically loud. Small but diverse menu. Great drinks.

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Brae
1 review
Dined on December 12, 2021
Overall5food5service1ambience5

The food was amazing, but the service was not the best. Overall, I had a wonderful experience for my birthday.

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deano311
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on December 11, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Ambience/environment was fantastic. Server was on point. Lamb chops had great flavor. Crawfish queso + homemade chips (wanton-like) app was the highlight of the meal.

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Sol3
1 review
Dined on December 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went to celebrate my friends Bachelorette party. Had an amazing time and our waitress was really nice and attentive. Loved the $20 bottomless vodka option they have for brunch.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best restaurant ever the best service we ever had Tink was awesome she is the best somebody need to pay her top dollar very pleased first time for us and definitely won’t be the last

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vipNola4luv
New Orleans
100 reviews
Dined on December 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a great visit this time. Our server, Tink was a delight! She was attentive and made the visit even more fun.
The food is consistently good. LOVE the Mirlaton pickles and the gulf fish this night was delicious!! Also like their specialty drinks!

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JosephO
San Antonio
2 reviews
Dined on December 8, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Everything was great the waitress was very accommodating and nice we had lunch there on December 8

FAQs

Lula Restaurant Distillery offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (504) 267-7624.

Lula Restaurant Distillery is rated 4.6 stars by 1252 OpenTable diners.

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.

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