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The Pelican Club

4.5
1679 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Creole / Cajun / Southern
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The Pelican Club, offering a wide range of fabulous New Orleans dishes, consists of three dining rooms and a large bar fashioned from a handsome, 19th-century French Quarter townhouse, rising from the corner of Bienville Street and Exchange Place in the heart of the French Quarter. Owner, Richard Hughes, and his wife, Jean Stinnett-Hughes, transformed a neglected architectural gem into a welcoming restaurant decorated in a crisp blend of traditional and contemporary. Each room has its own ambiance, created with such diverse elements as burnished Louisiana cypress, contemporary paintings by New Orleans artists, antique prints, and the dramatic contrast of black-leather banquettes against cream-colored brick walls. Such an atmosphere is sure to make your meal feel like a truly New Orleans experience.
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Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Creole / Cajun / Southern, Seafood, Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Dinner: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(504) 523-1504
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Richard Hughes Jr.
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Catering
Catering Available
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Bienville Street
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Parking details
Parking validated for up to two hours at the Hotel Monteleone; parking garage located just across the street from the restaurant.
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Entertainment
Piano player on Friday and Saturday nights in the bar.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Located in a 19th-century townhouse in the French Quarter, The Pelican Club offers three classic dining rooms and a large bar for all types of private events. We can accommodate groups from 20 to 250 for events from cocktail parties to 4-course seated dinners with menus customized for your event.

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What 1679 People Are Saying
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4.5
service
4.5
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4.2
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89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipDar123 (Denver)
4.0  Dined 3 days ago

It took longer than usual for dinner wine to arrive but otherwise excellent experience. Delicious pecan pie compensated for the time!

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AlanV 
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Dined here 3 nights in a row while working a convention in town. Took a different set of customers each night. Service, staff and food was consistent and good. Will return here next time in town. Highly recommend to anyone looking for a local flavor.

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Oldwireguy (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

I make a point to visit Pelican Club whenever I’m in New Orleans and I have never been anything but delighted.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Great service, excellent food, nice location. One of the best dinners we have had.

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Hetravels (Central Coast)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Set within the French Quarter down a charming picturesque court area. This is an elegant well run establishment with good food and wine at reasonable prices but it’s not cheap. The Prix fixe menu is good value and with a good balanced selection of dishes.

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NGFairfaxVA (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

One of my favorites in the Quarter!

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vipMajor (Dallas)
4.0  Dined 6 days ago

Delaney made the dinner! SUPER personality and did a great job on just her second night of working at this old New Orleans established restaurant. The trio of duckling was excellent, though the confit was only warm. The broiled oysters to start was outstanding as was my wife’s salad with endive, grapefruit and goat cheese. Her fresh catch of the day was indeed that, served with succotash. The coconut cream pie for dessert was the best I’ve ever had. Shoutout to Vicky who was watching over Delaney during in her training.

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OpenTable Diner (Baton Rouge)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

Absolutely my most favorite restaurant!!
The rack of lamb is to die for!!

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OpenTable Diner (Salt Lake City)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

This is a high class restaurant that does everything right: food, service, and atmosphere. The Pre Fixe menu is the best.

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Suziq (Cleveland)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

A hidden gem in the French Quarter. Excellent service and a delicious meal. Our server was informative and attentive. Would highly recommend to anyone visiting New Orleans to put this restaurant on their list.

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