The Governor Seafood & Oyster Bar
Bachelorette party brunch
Had reservations for 4. Got there and ordered drinks. Those took 20 minutes to arrive. Ordered apps. Those did come out in a timely manner. They were okay.... Our waiter was non attentive and did not properly bus our table. After waiting over an hour for our enterees and going to the bar to order a second round of drinks; we decided to cancel our order and leave. And the restaurant was not busy at all. Overall, a really unpleasant experience..... and to top it off, no apology was given.....
Dont even think about going here! MY DAUGHTER WANTED TO TRY Boudan so we went here. Fried shrimp a d oysters were so overcooked they were almost inedible. Service was ok but food was extremely poor, should not have even been 1 star , my impression is they are about to go out of business
We are all so sorry for letting you down during your visit to The Governor, your feedback really does matter to us! Please visit again and give us a chance to make it up to you, we really do care about your business!
Customer service was horrible, wasn’t pleased with the wait or non consistency.
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Our waiter was great: funny, helpful and very very kind. The kitchen however, took very long to prepare our food. Despite the delay, it tasted great. We went on Mardi Gras.
So sorry if things took a little longer than they should have Helen, so glad that your server was able to make it up to you! Please come visit us again soon, we really appreciate you dining with us here at The Governor!
Unsure if it was because it was Mardi Gras or if service is always lacking but I would not recommend this place is you're pressed for time. Our reservation was at 7:30, we arrived at 7:25 & were seated by then. The waitress who doubled as bartender took our order within 10 minutes but the orders did not arrive until 7:59. I put in a to go order at 8:10 and received the bill at 8:38 but did not get our food until 8:50. From 7:30 to 8:50 and all we ordered was a burger, a shrimp platter, and fried alligator! The dining area was not crowded but maybe there wasn't enough staff, I don't know. What I do know is the food was good, just not worth the wait. AND we were barely checked on.
We are all so sorry for what happened during your visit to The Governor, there is absolutely no excuse for what occurred and I apologize for letting you down in such a big way! Your feedback really does matter to us, please visit again and give us a chance to make it up to you. We really do appreciate your business, thanks so much for choosing The Governor in the first place.
Granted it was Mardi Gras evening but it seemed like everything was in slow motion. The food was so so. The blackened fish was dry. Brussel sprouts were burnt not roasted. Definitely felt over priced for the quality and quantity
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Cold food. Poor service
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6pm dinner on Fat Tuesday. Table ready. Fantastic friendly service. Food was very tasty and reasonably priced. Sure to go back
Thanks so much for dining with us here at The Governor Walt, we all hope to serve you again real soon!
Food was very good! However the interaction between the workers wasn't very pleasing to watch.
The food was good and service very good considering it was Mardi Gras and places were getting hammered.
Food took an hour to be served. My wife and I were ready to leave and find somewhere else to eat since it was taking so long, and I wish we did. The food was pretty gross and lukewarm at best. The shrimp po boy was sickening and I couldn’t even finish half the sandwich. Drinks were average at best. Will not be returning and I recommend you don’t stop in. I’m sad I wasted a meal in New Orleans on this restaurant, there are so many better options around the French quarter.
David, we are so sorry for letting you down in such a big way during your visit to The Governor! Your feedback really does matter to us, please contact me at 225.270.6309 at your convenience and I guarantee I will do everything I can to make things right by you. We all really hope for the opportunity to serve you again soon and provide you with a much better experience, thanks again for choosing The Governor in the first place. Rob Irwin Area Director
The redfish was great and the shrimp appetizers had the best garlic butter sauce! Food came out kind of slow, I think the kitchen was backed up but our server was awesome!
So sorry if we took a little bit longer than we should have, we really appreciate your patience and kind words! Please come see us again soon, we can't wait!
Sunshine and Noelle are amazing!!
Bottomless mimosas we on point!!
Great go to spot for Brunch!!!
We agree with everything, glad you enjoyed!
We were a group of 7 for lunch the Friday before Mardi Gras. I was pleasantly surprised at the quality of the food and drinks. Everything was reasonably priced and very good. We are all local and none of us had ever heard of this restaurant before. Well kept secret. I will go back.
Thanks for discovering our secret, we are all so glad you had such a great time! See you again real soon, thanks so much for dining with us!
Excellent service with Isaac, food was delicious! Get the Brussels sprouts
We love Isaac too, so glad you enjoyed! Please come visit again soon!!
We sat at the bar. Service was great. Food was OK, but I have had much better food at other places in the city. Ambiance was nothing special, but an OK place for a last minute business meeting.
Thanks so much for dining with us at The Governor Todd, we really appreciate your business!
Fantastic Shrimp Clemenceau. Great burgers and sandwiches. Wondeefully creative signature drinks.
So glad that you enjoyed Kimberly, please come visit again the next time you are in town! Thanks so much for dining with us!
Great food and great service
Thanks so much for dining at The Governor!
Not sure where to even start but to day that restaurant is in major disorganization and malfunction. Service was horrid. Instead of writing a thesis let me say that they need to get with that tv show that helps businesses overhaul their operations from a toz
Fred, I am so sorry that we let you down during your visit to The Governor! Your feedback really does matter to us, please contact me at 225-270-6309 your convenience and I will do everything I can to earn your trust back as our guest. I hope to hear from you soon, thanks again for choosing The Governor in the first place. Robert Irwin Area Director
Valentine’s Day dinner with friends. Loved the food and the service. Very nice upstairs dining area with balcony.
So glad that you enjoyed, thanks so much for dining with us! Please come again soon!
Fried oysters were heavily breaded and way over cooked.
We are so sorry that you did not enjoy the oysters, please come see us again and give us another chance to get it right for you! Your feedback really does mean a lot to us, hope to serve you again soon!
Food and service EXCELLENT!
So glad you enjoyed Kathleen, hope to serve you again soon!
Great great great!!!!
So glad you enjoyed, we really appreciate it!
The staff was very friendly and attentive. They treated me and my family very kindly and had many great recommendations for the menu. Their drink menu also had some very creative and well made offerings.
So glad that you had such a great time during your visit to The Governor, please come visit again real soon!
The food and service were okay, could have been much better. A rat ran inside the restaurant as we ate, and the workers pretended not to see it. I would not be dining at this restaurant anymore. It was a “one and done” for me.
I am so sorry for what happened during your visit to The Governor, we really do appreciate your business and take your feedback seriously! Please give us another chance and I guarantee that we will take care of all of your concerns, thank you for choosing The Governor in the first place!
Food was good. Server was friendly and fast. Restaurant was nearly empty at prime dinner time. Mixed drinks were terrible and very overpriced.
Thank you so much for dining with us at The Governor, I am so sorry that your drinks were not great ! Please visit again and give us the chance to find something more to your liking, your feedback really does matter to us!
Great food. Went for brunch with a large group. Highly recommend the crab and shrimp omelette. Kay was our server and she was THE BEST!
We are all so glad that you enjoyed everything so much, please come see us again soon!
Good food At a reasonable price! We had a large group and got in quickly. The service was wonderful.
Thanks so much for dining with us Amy, glad y'all had such a great time! See you again soon!
A diner like atmosphere with a full bar and robust menu. We had brunch here complete with bottomless mimosas. Very friendly staff!
So glad that you enjoyed your meal with us, hope to serve you again soon!
We had a great brunch at The Governor. The food was excellent as were the service (thanks to Bubbles!) and of course the bottomless mimosas. A fun place to start the day in New Orleans.
So glad you had such a great time with us, come back soon and let's do it all over again!
The food is mediocre.
So sorry if you didn't enjoy your meal, please come back and give us a chance to find something more to your liking! We really do appreciate your choosing The Governor in the first place, hope to serve you again soon.
We had a wonderful breakfast! Stephen was our waiter and he was awesome! We didn't have to ask for a thing because he took such good care of us. The food was great too. We will be back!
So glad you had such a great time Karen, we love Steven too! See you again real soon!
Tried a new spot for brunch this morning. The Governor Seafood and Oyster Bar on Chartres St. has an interesting menu and very good Bloody Marys. We were greeted warmly and seated immediately upon arrival. It is a narrow little corner cafe/raw bar that one might walk right past, but I would strongly suggest giving it a try. Prices are reasonable and service pleasant and attentive. We were fortunate to have Steven for our table and had a nice conversation with him during our meal. The options are well described on the menu and all sounded good. Janice’s choice was the Vietcong Carre Benedict and mine the Eggs Ponchatrain. Mixtures of crab and shrimp and poached eggs with Hollandaise and Remolade toppings. Well prepared and delicious. Our compliments to the total staff from desk to cook for treating us to a most pleasant brunch. Thanks especially to Steven for the warm comraderi.
Sounds like a great time was had by all, we really appreciate the kind words! Please come see us again the next time you are in town, we can't wait!
Service was outstanding.
Food was too salty.
So sorry if your meal was too salty, please come visit again and give us a chance to find something more to your liking!
We had great a meal that was prepaid perfectly and really enjoyed the delicious desert also !! Loved it thank y’all for caring
Thank YOU Melissa, it was our pleasure to serve you! See you again soon!
Good food. Made reservation and as no wait. Noël was a great server and very attentive. Busy night so appreciated the great service.
Thanks so much for dining with us here at The Governor, please come join us again soon for some more good times!
When we arrived there was no table for our reservation, so we ate at the bar.
So sorry if we did not have your table available, please come see us again soon and give us a chance to make it up to you!
Very good bar tender while we waited. Appetizers were great and food was amazing for the price. Great location!
SO glad that you enjoyed your visit, please come see us again soon!
Oysters were ok but not great. Service good and food too. Prices were a bit much for what we got.
Thanks so much for visiting The Governor Debra, so sorry if you did not enjoy your oyster! Please come see us again and give us a chance to find something more to your liking, thanks again for your business!
The Governor Seafood & Oyster Bar is rated 4.1 stars by 140 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.