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Grand Isle Restaurant, New Orleans, LA

Grand Isle Restaurant

4.4
4.4
910 Reviews
$30 and under
Seafood
Our favorite dishes include, Char-grilled Oysters, Smoked Fried Oysters, Crawfish Beignets, Crab Dip, Shrimp Caminada Po'boy, Redfish on the Half Shell, Whole Baked or Fried Pompano, and our Creole Crawfish Pasta.

We are just a few blocks from the Convention Center. We are located on Lafayette Street, Convention Center Blvd. and Fulton Street.

We offer a casual, relaxing atmosphere inside or outside on our patio.

Our oysters are locally sourced from hardworking, lifetime fisherman from the Gulf of Mexico. Day or night you can stop in grab a cold local draft and watch the art and skill of our oyster shuckers at the Oyster Bar. Stay awhile and enjoy a dozen or two!

WED & THURS 4p-6p we offer half pound of JUMBO Louisiana Head on Shrimp boiled with the fix'ins $8.

ALL DAY HAPPY HOUR WED & THURS featuring $5 Local Craft Draft, $5 House Wines and $5 Well Cocktails!

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 12 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Options

  • Order online

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Seafood, Creole / Cajun / Southern, Farm-to-table

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Sat, Sun 11:00 am–4:00 pm Dinner Wed, Thu 4:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–10:00 pm Sun 11:00 am–9:00 pm Happy Hour Wed, Thu 4:00 pm–6:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (504) 520-8530

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Contactless Payment, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive chef

    Jeff Hof

  • Private party facilities

    Whether its a party of 5 or 500, We got you covered! From an authentic Coastal Louisiana Cochon de Lait to a white linen, plated event, Grand Isle is the perfect choice! Call us or email info@grandislerestaurant.com today for details!

  • Private party contact

    Lyn Morein - Manager, Marketing, Business Developm: (512) 552-2940

  • Neighborhood

    Warehouse District

  • Cross street

    Fulton Street, Lafayette Street and Convention Center Blvd

  • Parking details

    Validated parking for 4 hours in the Harrah’s Casino Parking Garages on Convention Center Blvd.

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Dog Friendly, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Offers

  • Shrimp Boil Happy Hour

    Multiple dates available
    Wed - Thu - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Join us Wednesday & Thursday 4pm-6pm for half pound JUMBO Shrimp boiled with all the fix'ns for $8 This special may NOT be available on holidays, during city festivals and/or BUSY convention center days. Please call ahead on these special days to inquire about availability. This special is subjected to product availabilty and at times can be terminated due to supply chain issues.

What 910 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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

4.4
4.4 based on recent ratings
  • 4.4Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.3Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • New Orleans / Louisiana

    Seafood

  • New Orleans

    Seafood

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  1. TJ

    TeddyJ

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Well, I have to start with Cali, what a beautiful presence she was to our dinner! I came for the Happy Hour Shrimp Boiled and Loved it. The surprise was the Sticky Ribs with an Asian Flair that we're the 'Best Ribs" my sweet wife and I have ever experienced. Great Place will eat there again, before we leave NOLA!!!
  2. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    We never miss an opportunity to dine whenever we come to New Orleans. Our absolute favorites are the smoke fried oysters, crawfish beignets, and chargrilled oysters. All of the staff are so friendly. Occasionally we even received a complimentary dish. ❤️
  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 23, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    While on vacation to NOLA, the Grand Isle Restaurant was suggested by our concierge. We followed his direction and made a reservation. So glad we did., the location was packed. Luckily we were seated upon arrival. The service was very friendly. The portions were large. The service was very slow, so need to keep that in mind in having plans after dinner. Overall, it’s a place we would go back to. Very pleased.
  4. A

    Angel

    Chicago

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Outstanding food and service. The signature martini and creole crawfish pasta was divine.
  5. CK

    CornelleK

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience2
    This was Absolutely the Worst. Chargrill oysters were gritty and so chewy out of 6…I spat out 2 left 2 in the shell … girlfriend tried one. Which she spat out. Ordered Jambalaya which was a scoop of soft paste…. Mustard greens weren’t terrible. My date ordered the braised pork chop which was. Well we ended up not eating much.
  6. SA

    SueA

    Detroit

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Really enjoyed our lunch the day before and decided to have dinner too. Food was really good and service was enjoyable
  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    30 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    30 reviews

    Dined on June 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Outstanding service. Fun staff. Thanks for helping us generate great memories of our trip to NOLA
  8. EW

    ElliottW

    Western NC

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on June 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Was a great meal and was very convenient to the convention center and Harrah's. Well done!
  9. DV

    DianaV

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Was a little loud. They add 20 percent tip automatically but I would of tipped more bc staff was great
  10. D

    Debra

    Denver

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 13, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    Here for a conference and decided to make dinner reservations since it was close to my hotel. I had the very fresh redfish with the most delicious rice I think I’ve ever had. It was a treat!
  11. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 12, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience4
    Just ok food
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Raleigh

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 12, 2022

    overall3food2service5ambience4
    Overcooked shrimp and grits. Oysters were warm. Would not go back.
  13. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Graduation
  14. e

    edisonh

    Mississippi

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had very good waitress her name was tiffany she was the best we have ever had if you go to grand isle ask for her you want be disappoint and the food was very good
  15. JS

    JoeS

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 4, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Had a good meal here. Service and food is what you would expect. Prices weren’t terrible.
  16. EP

    EmilyP

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 29, 2022

    overall5food5service3ambience5
    We went out to dinner for a family birthday and the food was excellent. We enjoyed sitting on the patio.
  17. BS

    BambiS

    Indiana

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on May 29, 2022

    overall4food5service3ambience4
    The food overall was very good. For appetizers we had the Hot blue crab dip and Boudin. Both were amazing. My son and husband had the blue cheese burger. Burgers were a little over charred for their liking. I had the Gulf fish and crawlfish. It was very good. My daughter had the fisherman's stew. She said it was very good. It just needed more seafood in it because she never eats the vegetables 😋 The service was a little lacking but she was very kind and got everything on our order correct. Restaurant was nice and clean.
  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food! Great service!
  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Oh wow, the chargrilled oysters were fabulous!!! Also the spicy salmon. We also had flounder and it was so delicious. The cocktail service was great too. The ambience is cool even though it’s just steps from the convention center. We will return!!
  20. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great service, delicious food, fun atmosphere.
  21. ZR

    ZacharyR

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food and great service. I am pescatarian so the menu was great for me. Made a reservation and had no trouble getting our table a little early.
  22. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Miami

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on May 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Dinner with friends on the last day of our trip. Great food all around and wonderful staff. Enjoyed it and highly recommend!
  23. CS

    ChristianS

    New Orleans

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Buen servicio rápido nos atendieron muy bien
  24. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 23, 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience3
    Seafood was good. Too noisy and food took a long time to arrive.
  25. ZW

    ZanetaW

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 21, 2022

    overall2food1service5ambience5
    Overpriced for the value and quantity of food. The shrimp and grits were Nasty the crawfish pasta was good and the burgers were ok.
  26. CM

    CindyM

    Memphis/West TN

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 21, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience2
    The service was great. The food and drinks were just ok. Nothing great especially for the price.
  27. DS

    DebraS

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything our group tried was great!! Waitress made great recommendations
  28. U

    United3millionmiler

    San Francisco

    52 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    52 reviews

    Dined on May 20, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    Best thing is location: 5 minute walk from the Hilton Riverside. Next best: outdoor tables spaced widely apart. Service was friendly and attentive; there is a mandatory 20% gratuity. Char-broiled oyster were very fresh. Fish was done nicely.
  29. VW

    ValerieW

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We met our friend for lunch and we loved it! Everything we ordered was great (soft shell crab, shrimp basket, Raw Oysters, Mac n cheese and grits with BBQ corn and jalapeño. We had a great visit with our great, professional and very pleasant server Janisha! The greeting host validated my friend’s parking pass and gave her a bag to carry out. Definitely a winner! We’ll be back!
  30. TH

    ToddH

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 20, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Location is great and safe feeling for NOLA. Service was excellent with great attention to detail and attentive. Food was solid. Salad was fresh, shrimp and grits were good, and fried fish with crayfish and potato cake was very good. Deserts were excellent. Great value. Would return.
  31. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our waitress was in a great mood, our fried whole pompano excellent and we had a great time!
  32. MP

    MickyP

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great service and amazing food. Had the white fish and loved it.
  33. TG

    TG69

    New York Area

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 15, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Rachel was our server, she was perfect! Food was fast and delicious! Only downside , when we arrived the inside of the place smelled like a dumpster/ trash.
  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 14, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Great food- little slower with service but overall had a great time! Shrimp & grilled oysters were delicious as appetizers
  35. l

    leez

    Washington DC

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on May 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food and service was amazing.
  36. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My server was excellent most definitely coming back just remember her name. THANKS FOR THE EXPERIENCE
  37. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    9 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on May 12, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    We had not been to Grand Isle in quite some time. The place was busy, but our waiter (Mike) was very attentive and professional. The raw oysters were juicy and cold. The pompano was served whole and cooked perfectly.
  38. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a lovely time. We showed up early for our reservation by 45 minutes and they accommodated us early. Our server was wonderful and her recommendations were spot on. We enjoyed the food, the patio and the service!
  39. LV

    LasVegasLenny

    Las Vegas

    105 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    105 reviews

    Dined on May 9, 2022

    overall1food2service2ambience2
    Worst experience. 1. We had a 9pm reservation and when we arrived we were told the kitchen was closed because it was Mother’s Day and the staff had worked hard and wanted to go home. Because we had a reservation they seated us. 2. First waiter told us about specials (crab cakes). Second waitress said there were no specials available. 3. One person ordered oysters as her main dish. They brought it as an appetizer 15 minutes before our dinners. 4. Rice served with pompano was inedible spicy and pompano was bland and overcooked 5. Cheese on burger was disgusting 6. Shrimp on po’boy was pre-prepared frozen shrimp. 7. We were brought crab dip we didn’t order 8. Check included crab dip 8. Mandatory 20% tip for bad service This place is part of Harrahs on Fulton Alley. Harrahs should know how to manage a restaurant. I would never go to this restaurant again. Management should be fired.
  40. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 9, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience3
    The food and service were very good. The staff were attentive and friendly. We would go back.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Grand Isle Restaurant using the Order Online button.

Grand Isle Restaurant is rated 4.4 stars by 910 OpenTable diners.

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 12 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Options

  • Order online
Google Map for Grand Isle Restaurant

575 Convention Center Blvd New Orleans, LA 70130

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Fulton Street, Lafayette Street and Convention Center Blvd

  • Neighborhood

    Warehouse District

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Sat, Sun 11:00 am–4:00 pm Dinner Wed, Thu 4:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–10:00 pm Sun 11:00 am–9:00 pm Happy Hour Wed, Thu 4:00 pm–6:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Seafood, Creole / Cajun / Southern, Farm-to-table

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Validated parking for 4 hours in the Harrah’s Casino Parking Garages on Convention Center Blvd.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Contactless Payment, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Jeff Hof

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Dog Friendly, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (504) 520-8530

  • Private party facilities

    Whether its a party of 5 or 500, We got you covered! From an authentic Coastal Louisiana Cochon de Lait to a white linen, plated event, Grand Isle is the perfect choice! Call us or email info@grandislerestaurant.com today for details!

  • Private party contact

    Lyn Morein - Manager, Marketing, Business Developm: (512) 552-2940

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