I gave the service a 4-star rating because, if there's anything like service that's "too good", this was it - my husband and I expected a leisurely Saturday evening dinner, and were seated promptly for our 7:30 reservation (nice to know they honor reservations before walk-ins), but were finished and out by 8:10! We had hardly finished the appetizer when the salads came out, and then before finishing those, our dinner order was served. We asked to split an oyster po-boy, but were served a shrimp remoulade/fried green tomato/couple of oysters on it-type po-boy, which was ok, but not exactly what we expected. We didn't see our server to ask to replace it, so just went with the flow........ our whole experience felt very rushed, like they couldn't wait to turn over our table to all of the waiting customers.
I moved from New Orleans but try to get back to Ye Old College Inn as often as possible. Many new restaurants have opened up in NOLA but I stick to the tried and true ones, College In being one of them.
Duck is outstanding! Cocktails are yummy too!
Our waitress Molly was incredible!!
Great food, great service. Slam dunk.
Had A great dinner, food was fantastic, service was attentive and friendly. The veal was very good and the oyster Po-boy with harvarti cheese and bacon bits was fantastic. will go back again.
Ye Olde College Inn never disappoints--great food, excellent service. It's one of our two go-to places for friends visiting New Orleans!
Delicious brisket with mashed potatoes and onion rings too!
One of my Favorite Classic New Orleans Restaurants frequented by locals. Always a Great meal, never disappoints. We frequent this restaurant anywhere from 4-6 times monthly, always a Great meal. Our favorite waiter is Jimmy, if you're headed to Ye Olde College in ask for Jimmy, you will NOT be disappointed.
LOUD! The hostess Seated us at the two top in the bar area. A great place for having drinks, but not for dining. It was so ridiculously loud we were screaming at each other to have a conversation. It’s definitely a locals hang out. The same barflies are always in there. The food is always great and the waitress was a doll.
Mixed review on our dinner. Place was incredibly loud with people yelling and more people than space at the bar. At our table, server disappeared frequently, especially when we needed him. Took 35 mins from drink order to ordering food. Food was great, however the experience was very less than great.
The food As always it was fabulous. And the service was very attentive. I look forward to my next visit.
Me and my boyfriend went for a late Valentines Dinner. For both of us, it was our first time dining in. The service was exceptional, and we will definitely be back soon! (I even got a single red rose to take home for the occasion.)
Excellent across the board.
Great service from Jimmy C for my mother-in-law’s birthday!
Always great specials in addition to regular menu items in a nice atmosphere. Great for every day dining, special occasions or business dinner.
Fantastic as usual. College Inn is a great place to stop in for a drink and a quick bite or an evening meal with the family. But, don’t tell anyone or they’ll get too busy!!
This place is hard to get into. It's very popular. We managed to get last minute reservations for 4 last night. I'm sure it was because of all the Mardi Gras parades. All of us ordered the brisket and were quite pleased. We like to go to this restaurant for dinner and its food is very consistent.
Phenomenal restaurant with exceptional service. Ask for Jimmie for your server and you will have a memorable experience. The oysters blue appetizer is a must try. Great onion rings too. The veal cutlet/fish/brisket are all super good choices for your entree. And whatever you do, don’t miss out on the award winning fried bread pudding dessert.
Great food and a fun atmosphere!
We enjoy Ye Olde College Inn very much. It's just a stone's throw from our house, so it's very much a neighborhood favorite. Great food and service at moderate prices.
Best shrimp poboy in the city!!! Too many "best-of" New Orleans to list here ... entire menu fantastic!
Very consistent great food. Very well established restaurant with great vibe.
went for a dinner to help the VOA and had a great meal. the service was prompt and courteous and would recommend.
Had to wait a bit to get our table. Delicious though. Ordered a vegan dish and it was just as good as any other. Always consistent and just classic New Orleans!
College Inn remains one of our favorite neighborhood restaurants. Fantastic drinks at the bar. Excellent new crab and brie appetizer. The new duck dish is also great. Fantastic service with a smile. Good parking. Always great food for many years.
Seated where could see Mr Bingle while eating! 1st time trying fried green tomato & shrimp po boy. Would order it again! Rock & Bowl next door so no brainer to eat here then go there after dinner.
We always enjoy dinner at Ye Olde College Inn! The food is excellent and so is the service.
Loved the atmosphere. Service was quick. Food was good. Loved the Mac and cheese app.
Us olde hostess wouldn't honor my open table reservation and said they were trying to block the slots, but couldn't. Put me last in line for a 9:00 rez. We left and the 2 of us spent our $250 at Ruth's Chris. I guess they don't need my patronage.
Reservation was for 9pm but didn’t get seated until 9:30pm. What’s the purpose of a reservation???
Excellent traditional New Orleans food with a vibrant bar and the best dessert in New Orleans. Have some gumbo, shrimp any way you want, onion rings, oyster loaf or hamburger steak and drink a stout old fashion. Head to rock n bowl afterward and check out the nightlife. Enjoy.
Was great, for there 20 min early and they sat us right away. Probably the best Shrimp & Grits in the city!
Jimmy/Jimmie was a great server. Can’t wait to return.
Excellent food, prices, staff and atmosphere. Our usual waiter, Jimmy is knowledgeable and passionate about the food. He sells the restaurant and I always listen to his recommendations.
The ambience created by seasonal decorations created a festive atmosphere. Kevin the waiter was very attentive and accommodating.
We have always enjoyed College Inn. Great food combined with friendly service and very consistent food quality without breaking the bank.
I've been a regular at Ye Olde College Inn since a child. It has remained a family favorite for good food either mid-week or for the weekend when getting family and friends together.
Whether you're looking for a classic New Orleans restaurant dining experience or new to the city as a local or visitor Ye Olde College Inn will definitely please all.
If you're looking for Great Service just ask for Jimmy as your waiter, he's one of the best.
Took my family to celebrate my daughter's 25 Birthday. Hadn't dined there in quite a few years. We were very impressed with the food and service. All 6 in our party ordered something different and all 6 dishes were fantastic. Definitely will be back!
A truly fun place for great food, the best cocktails and warm ambience!