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Sofia New Orleans, New Orleans, LA

Sofia New Orleans

4.8
4.8
1670 Reviews
$31 to $50
Italian
Sofia is an Italian-inspired kitchen that has an elevated take on traditional cuisine in a fun and funky setting in the warehouse district. Acclaimed chef Talia Diele's menu of inventive small plates, traditionally prepared meats and fish, handmade pasta, and wood fired pizza has drawn rave reviews locally and nationally. Our Italian inspired cocktails, craft beers and Italian wine list have been carefully curated and will appeal to the most discerning palates.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 55 times today

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Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Italian, Contemporary Italian, Pizzeria
  • Hours of operation
    Brunch Sat, Sun 11:00 am–3:00 pm Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–11:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (504) 322-3216
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Executive chef
    Talia Diele
  • Neighborhood
    Warehouse District
  • Cross street
    Magazine and Julia
  • Parking details
    Street Parking
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine

What 1,670 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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

4.8
4.8 based on recent ratings
  • 4.9Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.6Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • New Orleans / Louisiana

    Italian

  • New Orleans

    Best Food

  • New Orleans

    Italian

1,670 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    Pittsburgh

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined today

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great food excellent service, a bit noisy. There as Saturday business lunch, I’d go again

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  2. MichaelG

    Chicago

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fantastic Food, Staff and Ambience!! A must go to!!❤️

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  3. RobertW

    New Orleans

    235 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    235 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The fungi pizza is beyond good, an unusual combination of mushrooms, leeks, and garlic, so creative! Plus the waitstaff is friendly and works so hard. An amazing experience 😀🍷🍕♥️

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  4. sailneworleans

    New York City

    28 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    28 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    We like thin pizza. This blows pizza Dominica out of the water. Why? The edges have olive oil and don’t smell like charred bread. A perfect piece of grilled snapper with a lemon caper sauce was entree. Will return.

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    Dallas

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 22, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great location. Ambience. Food. Awesome experience. Would recommend.

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 22, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Love, love, love this place! Treated so well by staff. Food was AMAZING!!! It was a resl trest. Highest recommendation.

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    Dallas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 21, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Had great personable and point waitress. Food was great! Enjoy the ambiance and the theme with Sophia Loren.

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  8. StephenP

    Washington DC

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on February 20, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Superb food and perfectly crafted dishes. Service terrific. Wine list is innovative and excellent!$

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  9. TomD

    New Orleans

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 19, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing!!!!!! Can’t wait to eat here again! 10 out of 10 recommend

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  10. mlfpvd

    Greater Boston

    46 reviews

    4.0

    46 reviews

    Dined on February 19, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Sophia is a wonderful take on Italian dining. With a focus on shared dishes and flavors there is a lot to chose from on a smaller menu. Gabe at the front was a wonderful host and really made us feel welcome.

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  11. RobertW

    New Orleans

    235 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    235 reviews

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Super tasty lamb ragu pasta dish followed by their pizza margherita incroyable!

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  12. Fiona

    New Orleans

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    5 stars as alwaysssss! Sofia never misses. We go here for every special occasion and never get tired of it. Whenever anyone needs a dinner rec, I always swear by Sofia and they’re never disappointed!

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  13. JaredE

    New Orleans

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This is absolutely one of my favorite restaurants in New Orleans. Everytime we eat here, we feel like we are treated like royalty. The service? Exceptional! The food? Delightful! The wine? Delicious!

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  14. JenniferR

    Austin

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Food was very good. The meatball app was delicious as well as the fish special.

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  15. KathrynD

    Houston

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Everyone was very friendly and knew the menu items well. We had the kale salad, funghi pizza ad glass of Cabernet -DELISH !! Loved it and would certainly recommend and return!!!

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  16. JoshuaM

    New Orleans

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 16, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    The food was great for a small menu. And what they have they do very well. Service lacked attentiveness, but I feel over all a good experience. My partner got the Arrabbiata, and we fully loved it. I had the Alla Vodka, and it was so good. I'm just not a fan of Radiatore with this dish, for it's a texture thing. The bread that came with the sardine dish was delicious! The Bruschetta is not traditional but did capture my interest. Full of flavor with leeks and mushrooms.

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  17. Killahhkass

    New Orleans

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Everything was fantastic! The edit staff thoroughly explained our options. & the flavors didn’t disappoint.

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  18. RachelM

    New Orleans

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Wonderful experience! We were going to a show and our waitress expedited our order and our food was delicious!!

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  19. MacP

    New Orleans

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Service was great! Food portions were extremely small for the price.

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  20. IsabellaB

    New Orleans

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Super yummy food and gorgeous place, but the portions are small for the price

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  21. OpenTable Diner

    Caribbean

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fabulous find! Looking for Italian food and found this gem. Kale salad was tasty. Meatballs savory. Pizza and pastas with wonderful flavors. Everything we tried was amazing.

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  22. KimI

    New York City

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Fantastic restaurant for pre-parading! Delicious food, drinks and loved the DJ's!! And our server was very gracious and accommodating.

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  23. OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The scene was set outside and our waitress was wonderful! It was busy and she was still able to take care of us! The food was amazing, the pizza and the pasta, mmmmm!!! Thank you Sophia Staff

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  24. OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was great. Definitely recommend the vodka pasta and pizza!

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  25. DavidR

    New Orleans

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great experience. Tiberius provided great service and the kitchen provided excellent food. Will come again.

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  26. Pollockaj

    Detroit

    30 reviews

    3.0

    30 reviews

    Dined on February 9, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Restaurant was very loud. I had the Arrabbiata and Mushroom Bruschetta. The Arrabbiata sauce was tasty but a bit dry. The bruschetta was a bit over salted. Service was good. I had a very pleasant gentleman. One other odd note; the check had a “Kitchen Appreciation” charge. I find that a bit odd.

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  27. Stig

    Sacramento

    83 reviews

    4.0

    83 reviews

    Dined on February 9, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    The food was outstanding here… The only issue was it was so crowded and they were so shorthanded that service took quite a long time… But the server was very nice.

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  28. Cooper

    New Orleans

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 6, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Caccio de Pepe dish and Ricotta appetizer were standouts. Loved that our gluten free guest could be accommodated so easily. Gabriel and our server were incredible. Would bring guests here again.

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  29. SarahL

    Hawaii

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent food and service!!! My favorite restaurant on this trip!

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  30. kristyc

    New Orleans

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on January 31, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This was my first visit here and it did not disappoint. Excellent service, ambience, and food. Gorgeous space & feels fancy, but not fine dining.. more relaxed and fun. I was with a friend and we shared the ricotta and the alla vodka pasta… I’d recommend both - the bread is to die for! I’ll be back for date night to try some wine & pizza next time. I can’t remember our server’s name, but she was very knowledgeable of the menu, pleasant, and attentive.

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  31. NathanS

    Mississippi

    9 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on January 30, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Small portions, inconsistent service, pizza crust could not support the toppings and created a floppy mess in the middle. Food was better 6 months ago. Sofia has fallen behind Domenica in value, quality, and already didn’t have the atmosphere. Not sure I’ll be back.

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  32. Elizabeth

    Key West

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Came here for brunch to celebrate my birthday! We were a party of 10. The food was DELICIOUS and our server was great! 10/10!

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  33. SkipperB

    New Orleans

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Wonderful brunch experience for our daughter’s 14th birthday with 10 of her friends. Food, staff and atmosphere all perfect.

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  34. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    My dinner companion and I dined here on Saturday, January 27, 2024 at 9:30pm, and this had to be one of the best dining experiences I’ve ever had, and I’ve eaten in many top-notch restaurants around the country. By far, Sofia offers the best pasta in New Orleans. My dining companion is from Italy and was incredibly impressed with the meal and the authentic Italian selections offered. It was a tad bit salty for him, but New Orleans diners like their food on the saltier side. The ambience is incredible while the service was top-notch and considerate. There as a moment I saw a bartender browsing the movie app selection and I exclaimed when I saw Chicago was an option. Unbeknownst to me, our wonderful waitress heard me, and told the bartender to play the movie. The bartender logged into her personal Amazon Prime account so I could enjoy the movie. If that isn’t customer service at its best, I don’t know what is. I highly recommend to where I made another reservation right away.

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  35. JanineB

    New Orleans

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on January 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Other than the server being a bit overbearing, all was great….as usual!!

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  36. RobertW

    New Orleans

    235 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    235 reviews

    Dined on January 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great service and superb margherita pizza accompanied by an excellent red

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  37. OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on January 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Even though we don’t live here anymore, we always come here when we travel from Lafayette. Service and food is ALWAYS impeccable. Don’t miss this gem my friends! -Harrison

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  38. LindaL

    Tampa

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 21, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This is the place to go for great homemade pasta, pizza and desserts. Not to be missed in New Orleans.

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  39. nicolea

    Greater Boston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 21, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We have been staying in NOLA for a few weeks and have been back to Sofia numerous times. The wood oven pizza is so good- the crust is something I will be craving when we return home. Beyond that we have had the most excellent service from the friendly hosts to the bartenders who gave us multiple recommendations for things to do around the city. Definitely worth trying Sofias

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  40. ReneeS

    Dallas

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food is always so consistent and delicious! You can’t go wrong with the alla vodka pasta (hold the spice if you don’t want the kick). This is our go-to for delicious pizza and pasta! The best in the city IMO.

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FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Sofia New Orleans using the Order Online button. Sofia New Orleans also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (504) 322-3216.

Sofia New Orleans is rated 4.8 stars by 1670 OpenTable diners.

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 55 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Sofia New Orleans

516 Julia St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross street
    Magazine and Julia
  • Neighborhood
    Warehouse District
  • Hours of operation
    Brunch Sat, Sun 11:00 am–3:00 pm Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–11:00 pm
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Italian, Contemporary Italian, Pizzeria
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Parking details
    Street Parking
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Talia Diele
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine
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