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Ralph's on the Park

4.7
4.7
3668 Reviews
$31 to $50
Creole
Voted a "Top 10" Restaurant by NOLA.com readers and offering the city's best view of the majestic oak trees of City Park, Ralph's on the Park dishes up award-winning contemporary Creole cuisine amidst relaxed, casual elegance. Chef Knut Mjelde's fresh takes on New Orleans favorites showcase the finest seasonal Gulf seafood, premium meats, and locally sourced produce.

Ralph's on the Park's Friday Lunch is a freewheeling New Orleans tradition. Weekend Brunch is a festive occasion featuring inspired egg entrées paired with perennial favorites Turtle Soup and City Park Salad. Dinner draws locals longing to celebrate - something, anything! with good company, creative cooking, and well-crafted cocktails.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 27 times today
Experiences are available.

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Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Creole, Contemporary American, American

  • Hours of operation

    Brunch Sat, Sun 10:30 am–2:00 pm Lunch Thu, Fri 11:30 am–2:00 pm Dinner Tue–Thu, Sun 5:30 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:30 pm–9:30 pm

  • Phone number

    (504) 488-1000

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Executive chef

    Knut Mjelde

  • Catering

    Full-service custom catering for events large and small, we tailor our services to enhance your palate, theme, and budget. Our passion for quality ingredients, innovative cuisine, and exceptional service sets us apart and ensures your event shines. We are dedicated to delivering a professional, seamless, delicious, and above all memorable event!

  • Private party facilities

    Ralph's on the Park offers three upstairs private dining rooms for groups from 10 to 200 guests. Breathtaking balcony views of City Park from every room. Expert and seamless planning, seasonal menus, meticulous attention to detail. Celebrate the moments of your life at Ralph's on the Park!

  • Private party contact

    Anita Montero: (877) 676-0112

  • Neighborhood

    Mid-City / City Park

  • Cross street

    Between North Alexander & North Hennessey

  • Parking details

    Restaurant guests are invited to self-park in our private parking lot directly behind Ralph's on the Park at North Alexander and Dumaine Street. Additionally, there is street parking along City Park Avenue.

  • Public transit

    Canal Street Streetcar - 5 blocks from restaurant.

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Vegan, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Experiences

  • 3 Course Brunch

    $45.00 per person

    Multiple dates available
    Join us for our 3 Course Brunch menu and indulge in some of our most popular offerings. Start with City Park Salad or our soup of the day. For your entree - Gulf Shrimp & Vegetable Quiche {Sauteed Garlic Shrimp atop Spinach, Tomato, Mushroom Quiche with Tomato Bourbon Jam} or Grilled Ribeye {12 oz Ribeye, Asparagus, Bacon Jam, Fried Eggs} . Conclude with Lemon Icebox Pie or Blackout Doberge Cake. Please note, our a la carte brunch menu is also available.
  • 2 Course Lunch

    $25.00 per person

    Multiple dates available
    Grab your favorite lunch date and enjoy our 2 Course $25 Lunch menu. FIRST COURSE (choice of) City Park Salad or Chef's Soup of the Day. SECOND COURSE (choice of) Ralph's Burger {8 oz Wagyu beef, American cheese, housemade mayo, yellow mustard, baby iceberg, tomato, housemade brioche bun, hand-cut French fries } or BBQ Gulf Shrimp {NOLA BBQ Sauce, Shiitake Mushrooms}. Make your reservation today! Please note, our a la carte lunch menu is also available.

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What 3,668 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
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.5Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • New Orleans / Louisiana

    Great for scenic views

  • New Orleans / Louisiana

    Creole

  • New Orleans

    Great for scenic views

  • New Orleans

    Creole

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Savannah

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall4food5service5ambience5
    Anniversary
  2. AC

    AshleyC

    Las Vegas

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food and great service every time we come! Always a great experience.
  3. JP

    JoeP

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food and service at Ralph's is top notch. They catered perfectly to us and were the perfect place to celebrate my wife's birthday.
  4. EG

    ElizabethG

    San Francisco

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Service was excellent as was the food. A lovely brunch! We enjoyed immensely.
  5. BW

    BradfordW

    New Orleans

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful restaurant, beautiful location, outstanding food and service.
  6. GN

    GerryN

    New Orleans

    37 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    37 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Made sure to arrive early so the four of us could enjoy a cocktail at the bar. Appetizers, soups and salads and fish entries were all excellent! Another great time at Ralph’s. We keep going back and have yet to be disappointed. If you haven’t gone - you need to.
  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on November 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent service!
  8. SM

    SeanMoore

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    This is one of our favorites, especially when our adult children are back in town. Fine dining but without too much formality. We were the last seating for Thanksgiving Day. I think the staff had already checked out, unusual for this restaurant. It reminds me to cook at home on holidays and let restaurant staff do the same.
  9. KT

    KT88

    New Orleans

    16 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    Went to Ralph's for Thanksgiving dinner. It was an excellent experience. Unlike is often the case on holidays, the restaurant was not overbooked/overcrowded. The set menu had lots of choices so everybody in my party could order to their taste. The food was excellent. And the price for a holiday dinner was reasonable.
  10. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fantastic….Angel was our server… she made sure that chef left out allergens… executive chef Knut mjelde was accommodating and very talented.
  11. HS

    HaleyS

    Chicago

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on November 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great experience as always
  12. PC

    PaigeC

    Denver

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 19, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Very nice experience. Salad was way too small though.
  13. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 19, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    The only issue was the hostess never made eye contact when we checked in. She was busy looking at the screen. Then said follow me..
  14. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on November 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Had family in town and wanted to have brunch at a nice location before thanksgiving. Ralph’s is our go to! Always a good time and great food.
  15. T

    adrienneT

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 19, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    The experience was terrific. We have been there numerous times over the years and it is exceptional. Our server Adele was incredible. Being in the industry i can recognize amazing service and true hospitality. She was it. It seemed like the menu was shorter than I remember on entrees, but those they had were excellent.
  16. GB

    GinaB

    Chicago

    13 reviews

    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on November 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We always love eating at Ralph’s. The seasonal pumpkin cocktail is fabulous!
  17. MM

    MauraM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I love Ralph's on the Park--the food is exceptional, the service, impeccable and the view of City Park is magical! My niece came to New Orleans for the first time and I wanted to treat her to a wonderful lunch. She particularly loved the Strawberry Cream Soda, my favorite Shrimp Skully and the Blackened Red Fish--historic! It is my go-to location to impress friends and family and they never disappoint.
  18. c

    catwoman

    New Orleans

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on November 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great Friday afternoon lunch to celebrate friend's birthday. The multi layer birthday cake was absolutely divine!
  19. MH

    MarkH

    Denver

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on November 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent as always.
  20. JN

    JudithN

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 16, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    more choices for 25$ menu. too much for sandwiches
  21. RW

    RondaW

    New York Area

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on November 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Friends having brunch.
  22. DW

    DanW

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food and service was excellent And you can’t get a better view in the city
  23. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    2 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 13, 2022

    overall2food1service5ambience2
    Loud, scales on fish, just terrible
  24. IT

    IikeToeatOUTaLOT

    New Orleans

    16 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on November 12, 2022

    overall3food3service5ambience3
    Prices went up (most likely because of inflation) but portion sizes were smaller. I’m fine with higher cost of food but why also serve smaller portions? Not sure if I’ll be back soon.
  25. AL

    AnastasiaL

    New Orleans

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 12, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Ralph's never disappoints - wonderful, locally sourced food. Creative Chef featuring New Orleans/Creole fine dishes. It was a very busy evening but our waitstaff did her best to serve our table with a smile and helpful suggestions. The browned butter Gulf fish was absolutely delicious as was the chocolate robert cake for dessert.
  26. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We ate there for our 16th wedding anniversary and it was phenomenal.
  27. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    5 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on November 11, 2022

    overall3food5service5ambience1
    Food and service were excellent. The noise level was horrible. Sitting at a table for 2, I had to shout at my husband for him to hear me. The banquette side of the table was sunken and needs to be re-upholstered.
  28. s

    statmagic

    New Orleans

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on November 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Ralph’s is great. Nice ambiance, food is excellent and noise level is good too. One of my top three restaurants in NOLA.
  29. WR

    WarrenR

    Baltimore

    5 reviews

    3.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on November 9, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience4
    It's a nice experience. The service personnel are well trained and helpful. The menu could benefit from a little more variety and imagination and is just "okay" and the food, while good, wasn't anything special. Certainly not a special occasion place but for a night out for a decent meal, it was fine.
  30. KE

    KarenE

    Los Angeles

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I have a standing dinner date with a friend, and we always go to Ralph's. The food is always good, the servers are always friendly and helpful, and the ambiance is always nice. It's easy to park and in a convenient neighborhood. I go to restaurants all over town, but when I want a place that is both elegant and reliable, and where I, as a woman arriving alone, feel safe, I go to Ralph's. It never disappoints.
  31. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great dinner!
  32. NO

    NOLAIrish

    New Orleans

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food; great service. Will definitely return.
  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Birthday outing.
  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Central Coast

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 5, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience3
    No quiche on the brunch menu was disappointing but overall it was a delicious and fun time
  35. j

    jackie

    New Orleans

    87 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    87 reviews

    Dined on November 4, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Always enjoy my visit to Ralph's on the Park. The service and drinks are great.
  36. T

    Trimegistus

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious dinner, flawless surroundings, excellent service, good wine. I'll probably eat here every time I visit.
  37. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My wife and I are enjoyed her birthday dinner.
  38. KW

    KatieW

    Seattle

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    A lovely dinner with the best service! We are always grateful for warm, friendly wait-staff! The food was amazing- the drinks/wine were delicious!
  39. SW

    ShawnW

    New Orleans

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was perfect and delicious. The staff was a wonderful delight.
  40. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    1 review

    vip
    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 30, 2022

    overall1food1service2ambience3
    My family went to celebrate my father’s “77th” birthday. He and my mother ordered the filet. This is definitely not a steak house!!!! Steaks were ordered medium rare. My father’s steak was well done but edible. My mother’s steak however was like rubber. I tried a piece and immediately had to spit it out. Despite the fact it was so over cooked, it tasted like paste. These steaks were old. No flavor!!! Very disappointed. The waitress even commented, “ I knew that steak was not right.” Really!!!!! Then why serve it!!!! Needless to say the manager took both steaks off our ticket… like I told him… thanks but too late the meal is ruined!!!! I’m so sad I recommended this place for my dad’s birthday… save yourself the trouble!!!! There are plenty of other great restaurants in New Orleans… I would skip over this one is your visiting… 😕

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Ralph's on the Park using the Order Online button. Ralph's on the Park also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (504) 488-1000.

Ralph's on the Park is rated 4.7 stars by 3668 OpenTable diners.

Ralph's on the Park does offer gift cards which you can purchase here.

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 27 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Other options

  • Order online
Google Map for Ralph's on the Park

900 City Park Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70119

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Between North Alexander & North Hennessey

  • Neighborhood

    Mid-City / City Park

  • Hours of operation

    Brunch Sat, Sun 10:30 am–2:00 pm Lunch Thu, Fri 11:30 am–2:00 pm Dinner Tue–Thu, Sun 5:30 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:30 pm–9:30 pm

  • Cuisines

    Creole, Contemporary American, American

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Parking details

    Restaurant guests are invited to self-park in our private parking lot directly behind Ralph's on the Park at North Alexander and Dumaine Street. Additionally, there is street parking along City Park Avenue.

  • Public transit

    Canal Street Streetcar - 5 blocks from restaurant.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Knut Mjelde

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Vegan, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (504) 488-1000

  • Catering

    Full-service custom catering for events large and small, we tailor our services to enhance your palate, theme, and budget. Our passion for quality ingredients, innovative cuisine, and exceptional service sets us apart and ensures your event shines. We are dedicated to delivering a professional, seamless, delicious, and above all memorable event!

  • Private party facilities

    Ralph's on the Park offers three upstairs private dining rooms for groups from 10 to 200 guests. Breathtaking balcony views of City Park from every room. Expert and seamless planning, seasonal menus, meticulous attention to detail. Celebrate the moments of your life at Ralph's on the Park!

  • Private party contact

    Anita Montero: (877) 676-0112

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