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About Tujague's - New Orleans
Welcome to Tujague's, the second oldest restaurant in New Orleans! Located in the heart of the French Quarter, facing the historic French Market, Tujague's has retained its reputation for providing an unforgettable dining experience in the original Creole tradition. Over 160 years old, Tujague's has been a favorite entertaining and satisfying the delightfully robust appetites of French Quarter patrons.
The original Creole tradition of hand-selecting fresh produce purchased daily from the open French Quarter market also continues today, ensuring cuisine of the finest possible quality. Sit back, relax and enjoy course after famous course of traditional New Orleans dishes and drinks!
New Orleans, LA 70116
Creole / Cajun / Southern
Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday & Sunday 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Sunday - Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday & Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$30 and under
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wine
Tujague's - New Orleans Ratings and Reviews
We stopped in for a quick bite during Saturday brunch. The place was not full but the broiled oysters were excellent. The dining room is very historic and bright. Loved it. We'd have to check out a second time to make a firm opinion on the place. Not an outstanding stop, but very nice.
One of the worst restaurant experiences I ever had. My boyfriend and I decided to spend thanksgiving at tujague's. They offered a pre-fix menu for $58 - drinks excluded. We read some good reviews and decided to go there, but our experience there turned out to be very disappointing! First of all The menu included in the entree's option a kobe short ribs, but as soon as we sat at the table the waiter told us the kobe was no longer available (although the menu still had the kobe option on it...) we were kind of bummed but decided to choose the other dishes available... everything was a total disaster!!the Salad appetizer was literally 3 green leaves in a soggy sauce, (you can get a better salad if you do it yourself) then we got a crab and brie soup that arrived cold and did not have any flavour. The entree plate was the pork chop that we asked to be cooked medium but arrived overcooked and cold.At the time of paying the waiter swipes our cards and comes back with our receipt where he manually written/included the tip!! We found this very rude and unprofessional. We spent $90 each for bad food and rude service. Even at Mcdonald I would have got a better dinner and service without spending $90!! There are so many other great restaurants in new orleans that have tasty Southern food and are half the price of tujague's! I would never come back or recommend tujague's to anyone!
The location and overall look the restaurant is great. But, we found it to be an overpriced tourist trap. Food was once undoubtably good. It's basically there. But, the restaurant is clearly going through the motions and the food is nothing special. In fact, the salad was awful. The rest just OK. Price was in line for a top restaurant, but food and service wasn't.
They automatically added a big tip in return for mediocre service. The waitress was going through motions. Not worth it. Yeah, I know I could argue it. But, I didn't want to spoil the evening with my family. Avoid this place, there are so many good places in New Orleans. High price does not mean quality or service. Don't let the lines at the door fool you. It's really not that good.
I did not give this one star, as the restaurant could be good. They just need to care and try as once they perhaps did.
Highly recommended by locals. A bit tired on inside, but is one of oldest restaurants in NOLA. My wife’s veal Oscar came out tough and without flavor. Waitress quickly offered any alternative for free and management gave us free grasshoppers, best I’ve had in years. They took care of us. Will try this place when we are back in town. By the way, name is pronounced “two Jacks”.
We were treating a friend to dinner before a movie. We had a great waiter Chris to start with and then it just got better-wine, outstanding appetizers and mouthwatering, delicious entrees. There was no room for desserts. It was a delightful dining experience. It was not our first time at Tujaques nor our last.
When ever I'm in New Orleans Tujague's is a must stop for dining. The ambiance is wonderfully New Orleans. It's definitely not the romantic candlelight scene but if its memories you hope to build for that special night it more than fills the requirements.
Food is incredible and some of the fish preparations are even more so. The wait staff know the menu well and are excellent at providing service and conversation to aid in your selections or help you with your walking about New Orleans experience.
Our friends always appreciate our visits to Tujague's.
Again, a must visit in dining for this Clevelander.
I have travelled on business to New Orleans dozens of times over the past 25 years, but had never eaten at the “second oldest restaurant in New Orleans”. What a treat ! It is in a “quieter” part of the French Quarter near historic Jackson Square. The place just oozes old world charm when you enter through the “stand up bar” (no stools here). We had a group of 12 frequent travelers, so they seated us in a dining room that had one other group. The waitstaff was extremely attentive , so your drink was rarely ever more than half empty. 5 of us had the Pompano, which was terrific. Also, there was 1 very large pork chop , 2 filets, 1 ribeye, 1 brisket & 1 shrimp & grits - all enjoyed ! The turtle soup was also terrific (be prepared - it is large bowl). And, you have to go with the chocolate tort for dessert!
The restaurant is a lovely setting. We had dinner upstairs. The stairs were a bit hard to climb and descend. The food was good, smaller portions , considering the price, and not memorable. The waiter was very efficient but not engaging. He did his job and moved on to the next client. We are frequent New Orleans visitors and Tujague’s will probably not be a repeated stop.
Out last night in NOLA - Tujague's (too-jays) was deep in the French Quarter. It is a taste of true New Orleans/French atmosphere. The food was all tremendous - every bite!! However, the small dining room was very crowded and extremely loud and noisy - impossible to have a conversation without shouting. But the food was worth it. Just don't expect a quick, quiet bite here!
Unbelievably mediocre food for the price. The broccoli looked like it came from a high school cafeteria. Very unimpressive food overall. The waiter was nice, I don’t want to ding the service for the failures of the kitchen.
We were there for lunch. Service was quick and attentive. Food was wonderful. Get the $18.58 lunch special. I chose the roast beef which was cut with a fork tender. The sauce was amazing. She had a sea food salad that waslike the gulf on a giant plate with shrimp, crab and more. The decor is what you would expect from a 150 year old place. Mirrors on each wall to make the narrow space appear larger and hundreds of small bottles in cases on the walls. The bar was a friendly neighborhood place, very comfortable
Our server was absolutely the best and attentive. He suggested moving us to a larger table so that we could spread out - great idea!. Loved the chicken bon femme, oyster wedge salad, and brisket. Only disappointment was the shrimp romelaude - too much paprika. Love Chef Guy.
Given table with cold draft on 2nd story. Climb is difficult. Waiter was MIA for first 15 minutes. Hostess had to take drink/appetizer order. Fried green tomatoes were good. Turtle soup was room temperature, but tasty. Trout and BBQ shrimp were tasty. Noise level high in room. Add to that...Halloween street festivities.
Decent decor. Very loud. Wait staff were friendly and good, but our waiter looked apologetic and when the food came we realized why. Reasonably priced, but not for the low quality of food. Obviously pre-prepared salad (blackening avocado, mushy tomato) and very basic tasteless main courses. Guess we should have known having never heard of it and it being located where it was, but no bad reviews that we could find. Hopefully this helps the next diners make a more informed decision.
Always great! One of my main go to spots! This particular time we had gnocchi with lumped crab meat appetizer, bottle of wine, dinner was shrimp ans grits and veal oscar. Food was stellar, dinner bill came in around $120 total, very economical and one of the best meals in town! If you havent gone, you must go!
This little gem is in the heart of the French Quarter. It is in a bustling area that gives you exactly what you expect when visiting this diverse exotic crazy city! You just gotta love it. The food is sooo delicious! So many flavors to savor. It is a little loud but it’s actually exciting to be part of the dining group as they enjoy the experience. Our waiter was attentive and seemed genuinely interested in our needs and if we enjoyed our food. French Quarter delight.
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