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Fulton St. Bistro & Bar

3.5
3.5
73 Reviews
$30 and under
Bistro
A bright and upbeat New Orleans casual and approachable restaurant and bar offering bistro style fare in an eclectic designed environment that is reminiscent of a vintage street bistro and bar that one could find in New Orleans or Paris.




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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Bistro, Creole / Cajun / Southern, French American

  • Hours of operation

    Breakfast Daily 6:30 am–11:00 am Lunch Daily 12:00 pm–4:00 pm Dinner Daily 4:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (504) 524-8200

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive chef

    Kelly Grillot

  • Catering

    Call today to speak with Ren French for private meeting space, holiday parties, rehearsal dinners, or any other special event needs.

  • Private party facilities

    Fulton St. Bistro & Bar offers private dining space in the Rex and Bacchus rooms. Each room seats up to 80 guests for a seated meal and up to 150 people for a reception. Additionally, the restaurant may be rented for larger groups and can accomodate up to 50 people for a seated meal. Catering menus are available.

  • Private party contact

    Ren French: (504) 681-1052

  • Neighborhood

    Warehouse District

  • Cross street

    Girod

  • Parking details

    Complimentary Valet parking at the Omni Riverfront Hotel.

  • Public transit

    Located along Convention Center blvd, a short walk from St Charles Street Car.

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 73 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

3.5
3.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4Food
  • 3.5Service
  • 3.5Ambience
  • 3.5Value

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  1. MP

    MichaelP

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 24, 2022

    overall3food4service2ambience2
    Restaurant is in a hotel lobby. Service staff were kind but clearly inexperienced. Food tasted alright.
  2. SR

    SusanR

    Washington DC

    9 reviews

    2.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on May 6, 2022

    overall2food5service2ambience2
    We made a reservation that same day, but there was no host/ess, no wait staff, and the dining room wasn’t open! Only option was to sit at the bar/bar area, and we had only a few minutes to get an order in before the kitchen closed! It turns out there is only one person in the kitchen and most weekdays, they close early! We honestly weren’t sure why they allow reservations at the hour we went! The food was absolutely fantastic and salvaged our dinner! The wine list was not, but the bartender recommended one that sufficed. I won’t go out of my way to eat at this place.
  3. BD

    BillD

    Orlando

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 28, 2022

    overall2food4service2ambience3
    Only one person working. She was very nice but service was hard to get and very slow.
  4. MB

    MelissaB

    San Francisco

    13 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on February 24, 2020

    overall4food4service5ambience2
    We were in NOLA during Mardi Gras, had no dinner reservations and every place was packed. We stumbled upon Fulton St. Bistro in the lobby of the Omni Hotel. It is a new spot. The restaurant manager was our server and treated us like VIPs.
  5. JM

    JoyannM

    Minneapolis

    8 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on January 28, 2020

    overall1food1service1ambience4
    They were out of 3 things we tried to order and made a drink wrong. The appetizer we did eat was delicious but went elsewhere for dinner.
  6. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 19, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Cheer Convention. Blackened Salmon and Shrimp PoBoy was delicious. Everything was fresh and hot. The best meal we have has since arriving two days ago.
  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 1, 2020

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Very nice restaurant and great service
  8. C

    Chippy

    New Orleans

    8 reviews

    3.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on January 1, 2020

    overall3food4service3ambience2
    We were the only people in the restaurant. Food was good but they were out of a number of dishes on the menu
  9. DS

    DeborahS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 28, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience3
    Gastro surprise. We ordered the cheese board and charcuterie platter to share and were amazed at the generous portions and beautiful presentation. Our server Jada was so accommodating. We would definitely go back and if weather permits dine outside.
  10. GN

    GordonN

    New Orleans

    51 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    51 reviews

    Dined on December 15, 2019

    overall1food1service1ambience3
    We had reservations for the first seating and we were the only customers in the dining room for about 30 minutes. We placed BB our order and was informed approximately 20 minutes after placing the order they were out of salad. This means they were starting their Friday night without salad. Really???? One hour after placing our order we were informed that one of the entrees were not available. At this time we elected to leave. Waitress informed us they were in the process of changing their menu and were out of many of the selections.
  11. KB

    KirkB

    San Antonio

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 10, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food and service was fantastic,our waiter Tim made it a great experience!
  12. M

    Miizlovefood

    Philadelphia

    74 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    74 reviews

    Dined on July 21, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The restaurant was empty, promo service, & good food.
  13. MB

    MelissaB

    New Orleans

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 22, 2019

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    Horrible experience. Had a big piece plastic in my veggies that I discovered after it in my mouth! Ended up paying for nothing although I was charged for my meal. I will not be returning nor recommend this restaurant to any one.
  14. b

    brianm

    Kansas City

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 3, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    The breakfast here ordered from the menu was very well prepared and tasty. I recommend it for meetings or having a nice breakfast in NOLA.
  15. R

    Ragark

    New Orleans

    31 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    31 reviews

    Dined on April 6, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We ate here this time for Saturday lunch. This restaurant has not disappointed. The food has been on point the few times we have been there. Best pecan crusted catfish anywhere. The fish was light and fresh without a fishy taste. The BBQ shrimp are cooked like they are supposed to be, dark zesty sauce with Large shrimp. We WILL certainly visit again. Our server was efficient and very attentive. Great experience all around.
  16. MC

    MicheleC

    Las Vegas

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 27, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great place to have a lunch meeting during a conference. Not busy and excellent food and service at a reasonable value.
  17. LN

    LisaN

    New Orleans

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 16, 2019

    overall1food2service1ambience2
    After reading the reviews, I recommended Fulton St. Bistro & Bar to our whole group. One of the evenings we had dinner reservations for 5:00 pm and was informed (after waiting in line for our table) that it would not be opening until 6:00 pm. No apologies! When I said I thought it opened at 5:00, the answer was, "Well tonight it is at 6"! Our Bartender Kurt was AWESOME. The other nights is was clear that the bartender was not happy and very upset, with a lot of slamming of cabinets and throwing things around. Very disappointing experience from a highly rated Bistro/bar! Would never return or recommend again!
  18. FD

    FDNYC

    New York Area

    17 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2019

    overall4food5service5ambience3
    Nice place very quiet, small. Very attentive and pleasant staff. Food was very good. The oysters Rockefeller were great! Great for lunch but considering mediocre am since not sure if great for dinner if looking for a big lively restaurant. Would definitely go here again.
  19. JG

    JoseG

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 25, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food for Christmas and atmosphere was great staff did a great job with service no wait at all for food being serbed
  20. JN

    JNice

    Orlando

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on December 25, 2018

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    We went for a spontaneous Christmas morning breakfast, the food was very good, when we received it. The host/morning manager seemed very disconnected. He seated us with lunch menus when it was breakfast/brunch, didn't explain the breakfast/brunch was still available-diners around us were eating breakfast food. We waited patiently ( and it was about 50% seated) until one of the servers was able to come to see us and ask if it was still available? They said yes and had to go find menus. Then, brunch items were running low and nor being replenished, items they specialized in such as gluten-free bread, a house Specialty Sausage, fruits Etc. Would give thema try again next time I'm in town, the fiodvwad hood. Thinkung outliud, the hotel restaurants need to overstock if they're going to be one of the few restaurants open on the holidays in a major tourist destination and during football season when the Saints are trying for a spot in the playoffs.
  21. BF

    BobF

    Philadelphia

    18 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on October 12, 2018

    overall3food3service2ambience3
    Inside the Omni hotel, very few staff and fewer customers at lunchtime. The food, okay but nothing special, came quickly and then no wait staff attention until we asked for the check and more water. There are numerous options nearby and I would not choose this one again.
  22. MC

    MarcyC

    Orlando

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 2, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    A Groupon find we were very pleased with, all in all a nice dinner
  23. ER

    ERICS

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 22, 2018

    overall3food4service2ambience3
    The Bistro is located in the lobby of a hotel. When we arrived there were people at the bar, but only three other people in the restaurant. One other table came in during our stay. While the food was adequate, the service was lacking, especially in light of how slow business was. we had to wait to be acknowledged, have our order taken, receive our food, and receive our bill. We chose the restaurant because we had a Groupon. We probably would not return unless we had another Groupon.
  24. j

    jess20143

    Los Angeles

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 4, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food
  25. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Phoenix

    6 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on June 24, 2018

    overall4food3service3ambience2
    Very disappointed. Located in the Omni, I expected more. Had a reservation but stood at the entry way for several minutes . A customer stayed there was someone to seat us. The bartender then came and sat us. Waitress was polite, but service was lacking, many items on the menu were not available, soup came with first dinner of my guest. My salad never came. After an hour my main meal wasn’t even ready to be served. Canceled the dinner paid our check and left. Not what I wanted for the last experience of a high end hotel, restaurant from one of the best known foodie cities.
  26. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Central Texas

    5 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on June 6, 2018

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    Worst restaurant I’ve ever been to. Orders were completely wrong and even some items missing. And employees are super rude
  27. SJ

    ShandiJ

    San Diego

    7 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on March 30, 2018

    overall1food2service4ambience1
    There were mice in the seat cushions that would exit onto the dining room floor from time to time and then retreat
  28. LS

    LaurieS

    Jacksonville

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on March 7, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Very nice lunch venue. easy walk from convention center. Very good menu. Gumbo is delicious as was my salmon on salad. Other in group enjoyed their meal as well. Good place for business lunch as conversation.
  29. JJ

    JaniceJ

    New Orleans

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 27, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a quiet delicious meal. The service was excellent. Although there were only 8 entrees available we had no trouble finding something that we likes. The Seafood pasta with shrimp, crawfish & moray sauce was superb. Our waitress was knowledgeable, friendly and professional. The Gumbo was also delicious. Very low noise level and good ambiance. I especially noticed that the dining chairs were oversized and extremely comfortable. We will return.
  30. CB

    ChellieB

    Seattle

    40 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    40 reviews

    Dined on January 7, 2018

    overall3food3service5ambience4
    Came here for breakfast and the hostess was unaware the bistro took reservations.?? Service was very good and food was delivered hot and quick! I was a bit disappointed with the Nutella French toast as I was expecting it to have bananas or strawberries. It was soggy and didn’t have much Nutella. I ordered a ham steak for the savory salt compliment however it was more like leftover shavings than steak. My husband had the egg white omelet which he really enjoyed and said it was quite tasty.
  31. LF

    LaurenF

    New Orleans

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 6, 2018

    overall2food3service1ambience3
    Disappointed in experience. Expressed that we were on short timeline and ordered easy foods (app was the cheeseboard and we each got a salad). Took >45 min to bring cheeseboard and salads were a minute later. We were the only people in the place. Also waiter could not articulate our drink requests to bar. Food was great but will not return!
  32. H

    Hussain

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    vip
    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 11, 2017

    overall2food5service1ambience2
    Upon arriving the hostess informed me that they no longer take open table reservations. After the manager said they would accommodate us anyway, it took 10min to get water and another 10min before anyone came to take our order. My salad entree was delivered to the table 40min after we were seated.
  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Diego

    1 review

    vip
    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 11, 2017

    overall2food4service1ambience2
    Could not handle a big business crowd for breakfast led to chaos around our reservation for a business breakfast in which our table was given away to 3 parties without a reservation. Was embarrassing and led our meeting being cut short. Service was also poor due to busy crowd.
  34. E

    Eastcoastfoodie

    Phoenix

    18 reviews

    4.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on November 8, 2017

    overall4food3service5ambience4
    I ordered the spinach mozzarella egg white omelette that came without spinach. The server was amazingly gracious but it seems like a basic mistake that can be avoided.
  35. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Seattle

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 31, 2017

    overall3food3service2ambience4
    Restaurant was clean and part of lobby area of hotel. This restaurant is close to the convention center. The hostess was unfriendly and short with us when we asked questions about menu. The menu was decent and the meal arrived promptly. My overall recommendation is 3 Stars.
  36. C

    Colonelk

    Columbus

    16 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on October 14, 2017

    overall2food2service4ambience3
    Nice ambiance and service was good. Food was less than acceptable. Gumbo had absolutely no seafood in it, and was extremely salty. My friend's french onion soup had no croutons, and was truly tasteless. The spinach salad was excellent. We had a groupon, so value was good. I would like to try this restaurant again, maybe for lunch or an early dinner. We dined late, so this could have influenced the quality of the food.
  37. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Atlanta

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on October 14, 2017

    overall4food5service5ambience2
    At first I was very skeptical when I saw the restaurant, as it is directly in the lobby right behind the bar. It honestly feels like the area where you would eat a complimentary hotel breakfast except that it has a podium for a host/hostess. The service was great, however, and the food was excellent, particularly the Croque Madame. I'm not sure that I would be as satisfied if I had paid full price but I would definitely go again with a Groupon.
  38. PB

    PriscillaB

    San Diego

    10 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on June 3, 2017

    overall4food5service5ambience3
    The service was great, but open table provides the wrong menu. They don't do brunch as we were told.
  39. B

    Bruce

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 28, 2017

    overall4food5service3ambience5
    Fit the bill perfectly. Quiet lunch business meal where we could eat great gumbo and discuss business casually and privately.
  40. PE

    PEP2

    New Orleans

    10 reviews

    4.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on February 5, 2017

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Was a great Sunday morning spot for a family gathering. Food was good. Service was good. Workers attentive to our needs. Quiet spot.

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Fulton St. Bistro & Bar is rated 3.5 stars by 73 OpenTable diners.

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Additional information

  • Cross street

    Girod

  • Neighborhood

    Warehouse District

  • Hours of operation

    Breakfast Daily 6:30 am–11:00 am Lunch Daily 12:00 pm–4:00 pm Dinner Daily 4:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Bistro, Creole / Cajun / Southern, French American

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Complimentary Valet parking at the Omni Riverfront Hotel.

  • Public transit

    Located along Convention Center blvd, a short walk from St Charles Street Car.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Kelly Grillot

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (504) 524-8200

  • Catering

    Call today to speak with Ren French for private meeting space, holiday parties, rehearsal dinners, or any other special event needs.

  • Private party facilities

    Fulton St. Bistro & Bar offers private dining space in the Rex and Bacchus rooms. Each room seats up to 80 guests for a seated meal and up to 150 people for a reception. Additionally, the restaurant may be rented for larger groups and can accomodate up to 50 people for a seated meal. Catering menus are available.

  • Private party contact

    Ren French: (504) 681-1052

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