Willie's Restaurant & Bar

4.4
67 Reviews
$30 and under
Cajun
The true success comes from the ability of a Husband, Wife and Sister to overlook each other’s faults, complement each other’s skills and talents, maintain sanity, and develop a menu that rivals the best eating establishments in Baton Rouge and even south Louisiana.

Throw in a few original drinks, great service, a new convenient location, and a hard working dedicated staff, and Willie's Restaurant and Bar rivals the best in Louisiana.
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Drippy
1 review
Dined on March 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I came here on my birthday I really enjoyed everything and the food was really nice I definitely will be returning again

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JerryE
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Good food and nice environment but food is a bit pricey, good restuarant for upper class,not so much for mid class.

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vipLoa3
Baltimore
18 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The fried catfish and the Saintsation Poboy were great. The shrimp and grits were good -- would have been better without so much gravy, and if the shrimp tails had been removed.

Service was very good every time.

Very noisy, but very busy.

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NiomiK
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on February 10, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Meeting friends for dinner. Waitress was friendly, beer keg problems led to change in drink order, butterfly shrimp kind of bland, gumbo was tasty, Cajun queso was alright. Very expensive - husband and I split entree and still dinner was over 80$. Not sure if we would go back.

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CrystalDSBR
Baton Rouge
4 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Food is good... standard Louisiana fair. The gumbo and bisque were especially good and the best part of the evening.

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OpenTable Diner
Baton Rouge
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

I reserved a table 4 6 what seated till seven not happy

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Delicious
New Orleans
5 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service was excellent as always. One of our favorite places to eat.

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TashaG
New Orleans
3 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time there and the food was amazing! Will definitely be returning.

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KimW
1 review
Dined on January 26, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

great expeirence nice people good food plenty of room to sit, but ya'll need new chairs

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OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
4 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience. Having reservations helped a lot.

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Delicious
New Orleans
6 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing as always. The food and the service is always excellent.

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Delicious
New Orleans
6 reviews
Dined on December 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent as always

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SandraS
1 review
Dined on November 17, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Nice place... the food is good.... drinks could be a little better!

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SheterricaC
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing! I had the catfish with Ponchatrain sauce with a side of asparagus! Definitely must try it out. I would love to go there daily and try different dishes! Baton Rouge gem you don’t want to miss out on

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HollieT
Baton Rouge
2 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Great food. Great drinks! We ordered the Frychos and they were absolutely delicious.

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JaniceP
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Server was very attentive and helpful. Food was delish. We have added Willie's to our go-to list of restaurants. Can't wait to go again.

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FranG
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We celebràted my son's 50th birthday at this great restaurant, his favorite. We loved the food, and the service was excellent. I wish I lived closer to Baton Rouge so I could dine there frequently. My son does. There are many specialty dishes from which to choose, the portions are generous, and the prices reasonable.

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vipRileyL
Mississippi
14 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2019
Overall3food4service2ambience3

I requested to be seated at a standard table when I made my reservation, but we were seated at a high top table instead. We were tucked away in the corner near the bar, which made it easy for our server to overlook us - which seemed to happen several times. Other than those 2 minor issues, it was a good experience.

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DinaS
New Orleans
4 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We went for brunch. The food was good- the fried green tomatoes appetizer was phenomenal! Drawbacks: no fruit available, had to ask for water, more coffee and more cream. Waitress was nice, but should have checked on our coffee and cream levels - and water should be a given. Also, the hash browns are skinny, small French fries - not real hash browns. Coffee was good - nice and strong!! Please offer FRUIT!!! :)

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Lori
1 review
Dined on July 30, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

This was my first time dining at Willie's. Tried it for Restaurant Week. Food was good and plates were all full sizes, which surprised us.

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BrittanyM
Baton Rouge
1 review
Dined on July 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Date night for my husband and I

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DonaldH
1 review
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Willie's is my go to place when I want to enjoy a casual, comfortable meal out. The drink selection and wonderful menu is always satisfying!

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AnnR
1 review
Dined on May 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love the atmosphere and the food at Willie's. My husband's favorite is the Seafood Stuffed Potato. We had boiled crawfish the last 2 times we ate there and they were delicious and reasonably priced. Would definitely recommend to anyone.

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LillianR
Baton Rouge
1 review
Dined on May 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great as always. Long time customer. Staff is totally awesome. We ended up with s party of eight. All were well pleased. Several had never been there.

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JaretG
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious. The restaurant was packed so service was understandably slow. I actually think our waitress was the hostess who took one for the team. But we left happy and full of good food. It was a great way to celebrate Mother's Day. Crawfish was excellent!!!!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was amazing!

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AlanK
Baton Rouge
3 reviews
Dined on April 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Crawfish were excellent. Two potatoes & 1 corn with each order of 3 or 5 lbs. Had to pay for extra corn with 5 lb platter. Fast service. Louisiana Bread is a favorite.

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AndrewG
Poconos
1 review
Dined on April 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing! The portions were large and as good as the food was the the two young ladies that were our two servers in the High Top area made our experience outstanding.

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PatriciaL
1 review
Dined on April 15, 2019
Overall5food5service3ambience4

We really enjoyed the atmosphere and the food was superb. My only complaint would be that our waiter/not the trainer that was with her continued to forget to bring things that we had asked for giving us her reason that it slipped her mind. Overall everything else was great for my birthday!
Thanks
Ms. P Lang

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FranA
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

We had a reservation but still had to wait quite a while. The food was good and worth the wait.

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LillianR
Baton Rouge
2 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always recommending this restaurant!!! Food is always awesome. We’ve been going since they were at old location. Staff is always great. Everything is great.

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Maurica1
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Prices should be on the menu I felt scammed will not be back

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AmberG
1 review
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We enjoyed our awesome food and great service from the wait staff. Everyone was so nice and friendly.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New Orleans
6 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Crawfish were absolutely perfect. Sangria is incredible. Service had serious issues because waiter was double-seated when we arrived and never able to catch back up. He was sweet and apologetic though.

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JenniferW
1 review
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

My first visit to Willie's was a success! Our party of 8 sat on the patio to enjoy the nice weather. I usually will eat all the food put in front of me but this time, I needed a to-go box! Everyone in the party got something different and it all looked delicious. I will definitely be back, several times!

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homeatlast53
Omaha
7 reviews
Dined on March 11, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

As visitors to BTR, my colleagues and I are always looking for a great place to eat. Willie's is now on our "We'll be back" list!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Overall great experience for our 1st stop in Louisiana! We had the boiled shrimp and the crawfish. The seasoning was amazing! Salads were super fresh! We also had the cajun donuts for dessert. Overall pleasant experience. It was super busy and a bit loud, but not terrible. Our family of 4 paid less than $100 with gratuity.

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MonicaT
Tampa
4 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience3

I had high expectations and the food did not disappoint. All our food was excellent including apps, soup, and entree's. My husband's Redfish Ryn was absolutely wonderful. We will definitely be back.

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AnnetteI
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

We stopped in for lunch on our way through town. Nice atmosphere and good service.

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MaryW
Baton Rouge
2 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our waitress was outstanding. Food wwas good and hot. Awesome service

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Willie's Restaurant & Bar is rated 4.4 stars by 67 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.