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Chateau Du Lac Bistro

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2037 Metairie Rd, Metairie, LA 70005-3832 (Atherton Drive)
+1 504-831-3773
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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New Orleans
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We live a few blocks from this restaurant, but continue to pass it by as it has been many things over the years. Finally, we wanted a new restaurant experience close to home, and thought we'd give it a go. OMG! What we have been missing! Upon walking in, we were struck with a quaint, subdued atmosphere. Our food was... More 

Thank Lori P
Newburgh, Indiana
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97 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Chateau Du Lac Bistro is owned by a Frenchman, who is also the Chef. This is immediately obvious when you step through the door in this suburban New Orleans gem. The menu and ambience are typical of a small French restaurant anywhere in France. I have been going to New Orleans on business for more than 30 years and stumbled... More 

Thank janna39
New Orleans, Louisiana
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187 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

We make reservations each year for July 14th, it's kind of like Cinco de Mayo - New Orleans style. The food is authentic French cooking and excellently balanced. The clientele, well it's New Orleans and we do like to dress up. Last time we were in a room filled with Marie Antoinette's. This year it was a bit more subdued... More 

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Harahan, Louisiana
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

My wife and I celebrated our anniversary at Chateau Du Lac Bistro on Metairie Road last night. We were looking for a quaint, unusual place and this bistro was perfect. The rustic bistro in a strip shopping center on Metairie Road reminded us of our trip to France a few years ago. The owner/chef of the bistro is from Brittany,... More 

Thank Glenn B
River Ridge, Louisiana, Usa
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217 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

Mother's Day outing for 6 turned well enough but I found the food not to be the commensurate with the prices. 3 Sea Scallops for about $30? Tasty but another couple scallops would have been nice. They offered a "Teres Major" on the menu without further description...it is a shoulder cut of beef supposedly nearly as tender as a filet.... More 

Thank CJB46
Metairie, Louisiana
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Don't waste your time or money. $16 for a side salad with 3 medium sized shrimp. Creme brûlée so burnt and warm it was inedible and more like the consistency of soup. Probably won't be back.

Thank SilverTwin
New Orleans, Louisiana
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

Chateau du Lac is heavenly. The drinks, food, atmosphere-- all perfect! We had only been here for banquets, so we visited early Tuesday evening. Our server took time to answer questions and even provided a few before we asked, so we had the best dining experience. My husband's filet and my red fish were delicious. I enjoyed the vegetables served... More 

Thank Brenda W
Metairie, Louisiana, United States
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36 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

We dined here for our first time at Easter with the family. Normally, this restaurant is not open on Sundays. The food was delicious and divine. The Chef has an excellent palate and skill. However, do NOT dine here with picky or choosy eaters. Our son asked for his egg scrambled and was told no, the dish comes with a... More 

Thank Beth S
Ankara, Turkey
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

This is a small, cosy restaurant with a warm athmosphere.Staff was more than polite and cheerful.Food &wine was really nice.A good place for night out with friends. Cost/performance is reasonable.

Thank cehreli
New Orleans, Louisiana
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61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

While I have had French food before, this place was really good! I was pleasantly surprised, and the service is excellent! I will be back!

Thank Xphile1067

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2037 Metairie Rd, Metairie, LA 70005-3832
    (Atherton Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Metairie
  • Phone Number: +1 504-831-3773

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?