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Brigtsen's Restaurant

723 Dante St, New Orleans, LA 70118-1013
+1 504-861-7610
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pecan pie” (68 reviews)
“rabbit” (30 reviews)
17:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly
723 Dante St, New Orleans, LA 70118-1013
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Reviews (398)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chef Frank and Marna Brigtsen are the most gracious hosts in New Orleans. The food is consistently delicious, creative and fresh. The wait staff is cordial and accommodating. You will leave feeling like you have new family members and you will be making your next...More

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the cable car to Carrollton and walked three blocks to the small house on Dante. We were seated promptly (reservations required) and our server saw us immediately. We ordered a couple of very nice wines by the glass. Hot French bread and butter...More

Thank rhpatt29
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had never heard of Brigsten's but a client gave us a gift card here and I'm so glad they did!! It was great! Cozy restaurant witj excellent food! The scallops, duck, and rabbit were all amazing! I can see why they've won the awards...More

Thank RachaelRS530
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Possibly our favorite meal on an excellent eating tour of New Orleans. Soft shell crab, sweet breads, rabbit loin, pecan pie and oysters were all excellent (and nothing was not good).

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 13 May 2017

I am always amazed at the how the food is perfect for all your senses. Great menu for all and everything is excellent. its like being at someone home with everyone wants to make your dining experence perfect.

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Oh my goodness, I can't say enough about Brigtsen's. My husband and I have been going regularly since they opened in 1986. We just went again this past weekend, and as always, it was simply wonderful. One of our guests had the special soft shell...More

Thank AnnNewOrleans_LA
Reviewed 29 April 2017

While Brigtsen's is out of the French Quarter, it is well worth the taxi cost to enjoy a special evening in a charming old house with service just as charming. But the food really is the star here. Their Gumbo is wonderful. We had a...More

Thank salmon42
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I took a cooking class from Frank years ago and always wanted to visit his place. Frank makes a mean roux and I use several of his recipes. He is still in the kitchen and his wife runs the front of the house. The locale...More

Thank Jackson K
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Brigtsen's is out west of the town nearly at the end of the street car route down St Charles. Get off first stop after the river bend and walk towards the river two blocks. The restaurant is in a naet and tidy house that has...More

Thank Adrian D
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Two words: PECAN PIE! The whole meal was delicious and the folks who work there were great, but the pecan pie stole the show. So yummy!!

Thank meesha03
Uptown / Carrollton
Very much their own self sufficient unit within the
greater metro area, Uptown and Carrollton tone down
the urban edge with a friendly attitude and collegiate
feel. Home to Tulane and Loyola Universities, all the
students living in the area ensure that Uptown and
Carrollton stay youthful, cosmopolitan and vibrantly
fun. Two of the liveliest thoroughfares for nightlife
and socializing (and yes of course more of the city’s
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Is there Parking
12 April 2015|
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Response from Dorothy R | Reviewed this property |
There is in street parking. We just took the trolley from our hotel on St. Charles St and walked the few blocks to the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 40
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 723 Dante St, New Orleans, LA 70118-1013
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Uptown / Carrollton
  • Neighbourhood: Uptown / Carrollton
  • Phone Number: +1 504-861-7610
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