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Tony Mandina's Restaurant, Gretna, LA

Tony Mandina's Restaurant

4.7
4.7
542 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
A family owned and operated Italian Restaurant serving Southern Italian cuisine along with great seafood for over 41 years, just minutes from downtown New Orleans.

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2 people

8:00 PM


Booked 2 times today

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Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Italian, Seafood, Cocktail Bar
  • Hours of operation
    Dinner Wed–Sat 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (504) 362-2010
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Neighborhood
    Gretna
  • Cross street
    Porter Street
  • Parking details
    Private Lot
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 542 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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

4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.5Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • New Orleans / Louisiana

    Neighborhood gem

  • New Orleans / Louisiana

    Italian

  • New Orleans

    Neighborhood gem

  • New Orleans

    Italian

542 Reviews
  1. lovenola

    Baltimore

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on April 7, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Very warm atmosphere great waitress good food Very pleasant outing

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  2. OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 24, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Consistent quality of food and great service. One of our favorite Italian restaurants

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  3. PamS

    New Orleans

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on March 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Tony Mandina’s has been around for a long time. There is a reason for it. It is still a friendly family owned restaurant. Any restaurant with the owner’s sitting at the table in the front with a welcoming smile and under their watchful eye is has great chance of being great.

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  4. VossRules

    New Orleans

    25 reviews

    5.0

    25 reviews

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    NOLA's best Italian is on the West Bank! Being able to buy a jar (or 2) of gravy to take home is an extra bonus!!

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  5. Laci

    New Orleans

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The best service and the very best food! We love Tony Mandina's! I highly recommend.

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Great value plenty of parking a very nice family restaurant for special occasions.

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I go specifically for the Chicken Lindsey Grace. I wish I could try other things but I just love it so much. Wonderful service, great atmosphere and amazing food, all 5 minutes from my house. What more could I ask for?

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  8. Dani

    New Orleans

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 8, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Love this place !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  9. Faysie

    New Orleans

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 4, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Love to dine here. Love the ambiance also. Just wish the piano could be heard

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  10. OpenTable Diner

    Greater Boston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Can’t believe I haven’t been to this West Bank institution before! Excited to return. The parking attendant was so kind

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  11. KellyJ

    New Orleans

    21 reviews

    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on February 1, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Tony Mandina's is hands down the best!!!!! The food is amazing. The service is unbelievable. Everyone we encounter was happy and pleasant. Highly recommend. This was our second time having Gage as our server. Never change Gage!!!!! We had fun with you!!!!

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  12. BLAINEB

    New Orleans

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on January 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It was an awesome time with friends … will consider it another time

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  13. ElenaM

    New Orleans

    7 reviews

    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on January 6, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Great food. Service was rushed, entre came before we finished our starters. Staff kept trying to take our plate’s before we were finished eating, so I suggest not ordering entrees until after I you have your starter. Beautiful inside but very loud. I will definitely go back.

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  14. ScottL

    New Orleans

    16 reviews

    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on December 29, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Had a new dish, chicken with pesto and garlic sauce, and cannot wait to have it again. Delicious!

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  15. Linda

    New Orleans

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on December 28, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great food and excellent service. The chicken parmigiana was the best.

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  16. Nolafood

    New Orleans

    15 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on December 24, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great experience, wonderful food, live piano is an always nice!

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  17. SMRE

    New Orleans

    6 reviews

    3.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on December 23, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Far too expensive. Great food. Server was excellent. Very, very loud

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  18. OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 23, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Outstanding service and the food was excellent , would highly recommend this establishment

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  19. Stephanie

    New Orleans

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 21, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Enjoyed our gathering of friends for a Christmas party. Waitress was friendly and interactive. Food and drinks were presented appealing and tasted delicious . Portions are great for the price. Atmosphere is cozy and inviting/ beautifully decorated for the holidays. Wonderful experience.

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  20. DanielH

    New Orleans

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 17, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always awesome! We have been coming for years, and will keep on coming.

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  21. Nola813

    New Orleans

    19 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on December 16, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was excellent. The oyster appetizer was to die for. I also loved the veal Picata. The waiter was adorable, and the service was excellent. The whole atmosphere has gotten so much better along with the food. My go to spot on the Westbank.

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  22. PatG

    New Orleans

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on December 8, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was great (strongly recommend the redfish). Also enjoyed the piano bar very much. Can't wait to return.

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  23. Starkman

    New Orleans

    21 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on December 2, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Still The Best! The Westbank is lucky to have you.

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  24. LisaL

    New Orleans

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on December 1, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We love Tony Mandina's Restaurant! We have been coming here for years and will keep coming back. I especially enjoy the lasagna, but everything is good!

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  25. Nawlinsfoodie

    New Orleans

    54 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    54 reviews

    Dined on November 30, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    The food is always very good and the service too. Wine list is rather limited, but some good choices are fair prices. Good selection of entrees and desserts. We liked the quiet dining room unlike many other restaurants today. You could actually have a conversation without having to raise your voice. Owners are usually present and greet everyone who enters the dining room. Good place for a family meal or a date night.

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  26. Tinana

    New Orleans

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on November 19, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It is always a great experience at Tony Mandina’s. Good food, good service and a nice atmosphere.

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  27. JRONOLA

    New Orleans

    44 reviews

    5.0

    44 reviews

    Dined on November 11, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    My wife and I both had gumbo which is always tasty. We had the tuna entree and the veal Marsala which was very good. Great dining experience

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  28. Wayne

    New Orleans

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on October 27, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fabulous atmophere. Fabulous menu and equally delicious food. Excellent cocktails. Best dessert. Service was phenomenal.

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  29. BirthdayNightOut

    Oklahoma City

    32 reviews

    3.0

    32 reviews

    Dined on October 21, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 2
    We heard a lot of good things about this place so our level of expectation was high. Overall it was a disappointing experience. The food was adequate but not special. The noise level was such that we could not have a conversation The service was terrible. We will not go back.

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  30. NathanF

    Baton Rouge

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on October 21, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It was great as always. Worth the trip from the French Qtr

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  31. LollieO

    New Orleans

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 7, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    Was disappointed in the bread and olive oil. The bread was like the one you got for lunch at school nothing special about it. Expected more from an Italian restaurant.

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  32. OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on September 29, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    First time visit can’t wait to return! Everything was top notch

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  33. ChrissyW

    New Orleans

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on September 24, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food and service were outstanding as always, we are regulars and brought our out of town guests - they were delighted!

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  34. CarmenF

    Alabama

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 23, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    First time here on our overnight trip to New Orleans on the night prior to our cruise. From the employee helping to park cars all the way to the wait staff and other employees, it was a great experience. You felt welcome the minute you got out of yoyr car. The atmosphere was great and the food was excellent. The wait staff was very attentive and friendly. I highly recommend this restaurant and will most definitely be back.

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  35. JRONOLA

    New Orleans

    44 reviews

    5.0

    44 reviews

    Dined on September 22, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    My wife and I both had the redfish Alia, it was delicious. Just like other times I’ve had it

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  36. Queen11

    New Orleans

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on September 2, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always a delightful dining experience from the moment we enter. The gracious greeting, the ambience & the capable wait staff enhance the dining experience that accompanies the excellent food choices. Delicious & delightful always.

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  37. mwiggins

    New Orleans

    16 reviews

    4.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on September 1, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    My wife and I dined to celebrate a birthday. As we were greeted, the host wished my a "Happy Birthday". There was even a Happy Birthday card on the table. Everything was well done from the drinks, the turtle soup and the entrees. We love to go to Tony Mandina's.

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  38. Core

    New Orleans

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 26, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Real authentic Italian food on the West Bank. Live music. Tiramisu excellent. Happy belly.

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  39. shellyg

    New Orleans

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on August 25, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great experience. Serice was great and food delicious. We were crunched for time and they were aware and made sure we were served and out of there quickly. Will definitely go back.

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  40. JoanH

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 19, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    The food and service were both great. I was thrilled that there were so many young adults greeting, busing and working the room. Chef's kiss 💋 all the way around.

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FAQs

Tony Mandina's Restaurant offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (504) 362-2010.

Tony Mandina's Restaurant is rated 4.7 stars by 542 OpenTable diners.

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

Make a reservation

2 people

8:00 PM


Booked 2 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Tony Mandina's Restaurant

1915 Pratt St, Gretna, LA 70053

Additional information

  • Cross street
    Porter Street
  • Neighborhood
    Gretna
  • Hours of operation
    Dinner Wed–Sat 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Italian, Seafood, Cocktail Bar
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking details
    Private Lot
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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