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Baru Bistro & Tapas

3700 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2637
+1 504-895-2225
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (44 reviews)
“arepas” (16 reviews)
“ceviche” (18 reviews)
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Latin, Seafood, Caribbean, Spanish, South American, Colombian, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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3700 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2637
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Reviewed yesterday

I'm a local and have been wanting to try this place for years. I had an idea it would be good, really good. I was not expecting to be overwhelmed with how delicious, savory, any unique it turned out to be. It reminded me of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Aubrey L
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

I went here with my boyfriend and my workmates as it was recommended by one of them. We opened the place at 5pm they were very accommodating. We ordered steak, ceviche and i actually forgot the other (shame) it was a good time though great...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jackie F
Reviewed 10 August 2018

While visiting New Orleans, we met up with a friend who moved down there and she recommended to meet her here at Baru. I'm so glad we did! It was delicious and fresh, with bright and bold flavors that punched. We had a lot of...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Shaun M
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Met with a warm welcome. Service was amazing throughout. Food was expedited quickly. The flavors were just fantastic. Incredible find. From the Arepas, the corn, empanadas, skirt steak.. and the dessert- WOW!!! The Maracuya cocktail was refreshing and perfect for the occasion

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 941lizzief
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

So glad I tried this place for lunch while strolling on Magazine Street. It’s not much to look at but the food is fantastic. I struggled deciding on what I wanted as everything on the menu looked delicious. I started with a blueberry mojito and...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 757nandil
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

I can’t pronounce anything correctly, but everything we ordered was great- 3 different cocktails (margarita, something with cilantro, and 1 with passion fruit) and 2 tapas (goat cheese crostini and fried oysters)

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank O3672RJcherylb
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

A very special treat to find the taste of costal Colombia in New Orleans. Absolutely wonderful! We will be back soon.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Brad F
Reviewed 4 March 2018

I was working in the area and stopped in to try a new place. The outdoor seating was nice on a pretty day! I had the Pepeada (chicken and avocado) Arepa and the Tostones with Chimichurri. The food was wonderful, but the Arepa was kind...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank JenniferZ767
Reviewed 21 February 2018

We had lunch here last Saturday and everything was delicious and so different tasting. I also, had the best Pisco Sour I've had outside South America. The Tapas are very substantial, so I would advise 2 rather than 3 per person. A little bit pricy,...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Agnesbythesea
Reviewed 14 February 2018

We stopped in to have a late lunch/snack in the afternoon and Baru did not disappoint. The worst thing about the place was how hard it was to decide what to get. Needless to say, a light afternoon late lunch turned into a pretty filling...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank msudawg12
Garden District
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 26
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3700 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2637
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Garden District
  • Neighbourhood: Garden District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-895-2225
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