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The Italian Barrel

430 Barracks St, French Quarter, New Orleans, LA 70116-2602
+1 504-569-0198
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“ravioli” (43 reviews)
“sea bass” (20 reviews)
“penne vodka” (7 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
430 Barracks St, French Quarter, New Orleans, LA 70116-2602
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed a really nice dinner here. The food was delicious. I had a mushroom pasta that was the special of the day & it was phenomenal. My husband really enjoyed his gnocchi too. Definitely recommend!

Thank dolldockrisneal
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic Italian Food!! Creative Menu - All pasta dishes will please. Veal Meatballs melt in your mouth - finely ground, but loosely packed and delicious. Nice bar, excellent service, best Italian food in New Orleans.

Thank E7656BAmicheller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We happened across The Italian Barrel on our last visit and fell in love with the amazing food. We were able to work with them to arrange a wedding party dinner the night before our wedding. They were so accommodating and incredibility friendly. Our servers...More

Thank Erik V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful experience. Four of us shared the crab salad as an appetizer and each had seafood dishes. The owner is from Italy. We talked to her quite awhile and closed the place that evening. Definitely would go back. Great service. Love that it’s small and...More

Thank TravelerNorfolk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had read about this little treasure on Trip Advisor. WOW! Tucked on a corner close the end of the French Quarter, it is worth the walk. The Sea Bass is one of the best I have had anywhere in the world!! Great wine selection! The...More

Thank Peter T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kept having to change our reservations back but they were still accommodating. It is a small, corner place. I suggest you make reservations but did see many walk-ins while having our meal. Casual Dining. Two of us wanted lasagna but they were out-not surprising since...More

Thank Vicki B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We discovered this restaurant because it was close to our hotel, and thought we could go in shorts. We could, but were underdressed. Regardless though, it was great Northern Italian food, and we've already been back once.

Thank CSL63
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food and service were great. Everything was fresh and seasoned just right. Would come back again next time in New Orleans.

Thank DanaFromFlorida
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We always love this restaurant. Food is excellent and service is wonderful. Make sure you call for reservations ahead of time.

Thank kdbeach57
Reviewed 13 October 2017

This is a small Italian restaurant in the French Quarter. We came upon it coincidently. The food was superb. Service was great. Blair was our server. We have eaten in many places in New Orleans and this is in my Top 10 for sure.

Thank RemusJ
French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living
lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
of call for folks in search of a good time and a great
story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
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Response from Jacquie C | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 430 Barracks St, French Quarter, New Orleans, LA 70116-2602
    (Decatur Street)
  • Public Transportation: Street car stops just one block away
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-569-0198
  • E-mail
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