Restaurant R'evolution

4.8
5537 Reviews
$50 and over
Creole / Cajun / Southern
Serving dinner nightly Restaurant R’evolution is the first joint venture of award winning chefs John Folse and Rick Tramonto, offering modern, imaginative reinterpretations of classic Cajun and Creole cuisine. Located inside the iconic Royal Sonesta New Orleans hotel in the heart of the French Quarter, Restaurant R’evolution’s menu reflects a melding of the chefs’ distinct culinary styles. Steeped in the diverse historic and cultural influences of Louisiana, the menu features not only the chefs’ interpretations of New Orleans classics such as gumbo, po’ boys, and beignets, but also new creations highlighting ingredients from what Chef Folse refers to as “the swamp floor pantry.” Tableside service components play an important role in the dining experience, promoting guest engagement about the history and evolution of the food they are enjoying.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Proof of vaccination required to dine indoors

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Sun 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Thu 5:00PM - 9:00PM

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OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
1 review
Dined 13 hours ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely the lovestly dining experience!

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Charlene
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was absolutely outstanding and Rory and sienna were absolute darlings knowledgeable professional and extremely courteous and caring.

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vipmichaelv
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service

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EnricoD
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best dining experiences I’ve had in a very long time! Start to finish, an absolute amazing experience.

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Mainer
New England
22 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our meals exceeded expectations. Cocktails were wonderful, wine list was excellent, salads were perfect, entrees were delicious and desserts were sumptuous. Our servers were friendly, helpful and there when we needed them. The decor is elegant. Our only complaint-and its a small one-is that we were seated near big sliding doors that led to a hallway and courtyard door. People rarely closed the door behind them, so it was a bit drafty. After cocktails, it didnt really matter. It was a lovely evening.

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VadimP
Minneapolis
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall3food3service4ambience2

Quite disappointing experience. Being a well-established restaurant does not automatically give it the right to do a sloppy job. Overall, the place seems dated. Dirty tables. The hostess showed some attitude when I asked her for another table.
The raw oysters were a disaster: pre-shucked who knows when, pulled out of the fridge and absolutely bland-tasting. The main course was ok. Nothing impressive though. Wait staff’s attitude lacked professionalism: too casual. “Craft” cocktails were just blah - absolutely not worth the price.

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MelJohn
Orlando
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The thanksgiving meal was amazing and the service impecable. I can't wait to visit again.

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DanielC
New Orleans
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thanksgiving and 34th Anniversary.
Had a reservation and sat bar bar for drink beforehand. Having a great time and cancelled dining room and had dinner at bar. Great service. All food was outstanding. Blue crab beignets were super and filling. Greens side dish spectacular. Will be returning next time In NOLA.

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vipMoniqueR
New Orleans
12 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Thanksgiving celebration! Extraordinary great service to celebrate friends and family.

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Bill
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3food4service5ambience3

We went for family Thanksgiving dinner expecting a very high end experience. Our server was amazing and the food was very good. Other patrons were dressed way too casual which, unfortunately, gave the overall experience a very pedestrian feel. If I want a higher end experience I won’t go back here.

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vipTOMMYJCAT2000
Atlanta
57 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Super service and outstanding food. My wife and I have a new favorite restaurant in NOLA! Cannot wait to come back.

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OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always we had a wonderful night. We realized that our first dining experience there was the month it opened back in 2012. Delicious food and drink and amazing wait staff! We will keep coming back.

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What an incredible menu. The blue corn grits and s’mores bread pudding dessert were extra special. Wait staff was amazing. Loved the whole menu and vibe.

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GaleS
San Diego
1 review
Dined on November 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were seated on the cellar room and it was wonderful. Service was outstanding and the food was delicious. Such a treat!

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vipShellyJ
Dallas
32 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We celebrated our anniversary at R’evolution and we had a great experience. Our steak was awesome and the the waiter was wonderful.

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DeniseB
New Orleans
3 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Food was good

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server Travis was so kind and personable. The food was fantastic and we enjoyed the entire experience.

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EdwardW
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff were delightful. Food was excellent. Would dine here again without a doubt.

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kako5
Chicago
31 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food and service absolutely amazing. Blue crab beignets were to die for. We were seated by an area used for staging food and drinks, which is not a great location. Some menu items seems pricey but overall, what we expected to pay. Great suggestions from our servers. Definitely recommend!

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PatrickL
Denver
1 review
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Rory was an exceptional waiter. Rest of staff impressive as well. World class food.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on November 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Wonderful evening with friends and great food. The staff is courteous, knowledgeable and professional. It can get loud at times but consistently a good restaurant.

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JeremyH
1 review
Dined on November 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food, atmosphere and service. Kevin was fantastic. Staff even ran us a scarf that we forgot, 3 blocks away. Will definitely repeat.

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JimE
Tampa
2 reviews
Dined on November 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our dining experience was wonderful! We had cocktails in the bar and then a wonderful meal on the "front porch". The food and service were superb!

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Charlee
New England
6 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Tina and Isaac ensured I had a memorable birthday dinner in New Orleans! Service was fantastic, but the food was just okay. I expected more with the rave reviews, and was disappointed with my entree. Definitely try the crab beignets, they were phenomenal.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Excellent food, very expensive, expect to spend at least $200/person + tip if you are eating and drinking

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Steven
Cleveland
12 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best dinners I’ve ever had in my 70 years, and I once lived in New Orleans. Really superb. Service was also amazing.

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vipROBINJ
Houston
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our dinner was fabulous. The Venison was the best I’ve ever had. Highly recommend it.

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JenniferH
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing experience. Our server was outstanding and the food and cocktails were superb!

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vipPVas
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great menu that changes with the season. Eclectic drink menu. Deep wine list. One of NOLA's top restaurants.

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vipOutstanding
Los Angeles
20 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

We have eaten at Restarant Revolutions many times in the past and have always had great experiences. We bragged to our friends that we were going to one of the best restraints we had ever eaten at. We had a late reservation, 9:30. We were seated fifteen minutes late. We sat at the bar and ordered drinks that never came. We had to re order at the table because the bar attendant decided to “lose” our order when we were seated, even though we had been sitting in the bar waiting for our cocktails. Once at the table, we were rushed through our meal. The appetizer course was quite good (crab beignets and charcuterie), but it was cleared quickly and our mains were brought to the table cool instead of hot. They also appeared to be hastily prepared like the kitchen wanted to finish up and leave. Service was friendly but not up to the standards of what we have had previously. My redfish was served skin up with not crispy skin and the crab meat piled on top of the soggy skin up side. A disappointment, especially as the dish was cool. None of the mains at the table were hot or perfectly done as they should have been. Expectations dashed for what had been our favorite Restarant in NOLA. Still a beautiful setting, but not what it once was.

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Gust
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Excelent food and ambience. It was so busy that service was a little slow

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OpenTable Diner
San Antonio
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, excellent service

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vipNewOrleansFoodLover
New Orleans
269 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was marvelous. Had an incredible dry aged rack of lamb. The hostess was rude, but the waiter was outstanding.

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vipDonnaA
Washington DC
90 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thanks to the wonderful manager, Lauren, we had an amazing birthday celebration! She was so attentive, empathetic, and personable to our entire group.
Lauren is a true professional in every respect…and a real gem of a person. A delightful and memorable evening!

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vipLuv2go
Birmingham
122 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

To say we had a fabulous evening would be an understatement! From the cocktails to the appetizers, entrees and dessert everything was perfect. The service was also above and beyond expectations. We can’t wait to dine here again!

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vipninak
St. Louis
11 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent in every way! Food was spectacular and service was perfect! Will definitely be back!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
36 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I've eaten in Revolution many times, and each time it's better. Lives up to its reputation. Waiters outstanding. Food fabulous. Just a wonderful experience!

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CharlesT
New Orleans
9 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food experience!! We had DeJean as our server, he was great!

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vipdanh
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best Restaurant, Best Service, Best Food!!!!

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tuckert
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding service from the staff and amazing food

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Restaurant R'evolution is rated 4.8 stars by 5537 OpenTable diners.

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