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Tujague's Restaurant

823 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3302
+1 504-525-8676
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“brisket” (203 reviews)
“boiled beef” (12 reviews)
Closes in 19 min
5:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options
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823 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3302
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was excited to go to Tujague’s, after hearing about it on a tour. The service was great when we got there, before t then I started to be disappointed. First, the $4 brunch Bloody Mary is in a shirt glass, and not worth $4....More

Thank Jeremy R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband & I ate here for my birthday while we were in New Orleans. The food was excellent and our server, Alexa, was very efficient and friendly. My husband had the speckled Trout special which he said was the best he ever tasted. I...More

Thank Btrout51
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’m not sure this place faded or just never was very good. But in a city with such a glorious (and well-deserved) culinary reputation, strike this eatery from your list. My shrimp remoulade was very average. Being charitable, my drum entree was mediocre. The menu...More

Thank Gary J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was our last night in New Orleans and we had a number of options for a nice "last meal". Unfortunately, we opted to go to Tujague's, a well known established restaurant. Our dinner started off on a promising note, with warm bread delivered to...More

Thank Lily S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant had lovely ambiance and I was expecting a dining treat. I shared some crab au gratin appetizer, which was creamy and flavorful. It was kind of down hill from there. The brisket came highly recommended, so we went with it. The meat was...More

Thank Laura K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not much else I can say about this restaurant other than excellent service and food. You will not find a better place for New Orleans style food. This is a "must be on my foodie list" type of place.

Reviewed 15 January 2018

So, it getting to be lunch time and my back was telling me it was time to sit down, as well. We passed by this place and decided to give it a try. The decor was nice, and the wait staff were professional and friendly....More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Hello, I visited this historic landmark establishment on Christmas Weekend on a recommendation. The place was great with old authentic ambiance. The brisket was outstanding as well as the staff and service, will visit them again.

Thank joseph t
Reviewed 11 January 2018

My wife and I have been coming to Tujague's for 30 years and have never been disappointed. We love the ambiance and authenticity of the place and the food is always great to say nothing about the service.

Thank chesterk2016
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Loved the atmosphere, which is more authentic and old-timey than the photos show, even with apothecary items on the wall. It reminded me of Old New Orleans, or Cuba! I think the menu is rather limited so order wisely. Have something uniquely Southern. You can...More

Thank aventine
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Response from ATP828 | Reviewed this property |
Shorts will be fine.
25 March 2017|
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Response from Katie O | Property representative |
We do a traditional Pimm's Cup with Pimm's No. 1 and have been working on a variation known as the Petite Pimm's as well. Keep an eye out on our bar menu for the variation over the next few weeks!
9 April 2015|
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Response from edcarol | Reviewed this property |
We were there in January and enjoyed two great meals while there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 60
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 823 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3302
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-525-8676
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Tujague's Restaurant is the second oldest, continually running restaurant in New Orleans. Established in 1856, this French Quarter institution has been serving traditional New Orleans cuisine to locals and visitors alike for more than 160 years. The restaurant began its long history by serving the hungry port workers from the Mississippi riverfront. Lore states that brunch originated here, as did the Grasshopper cocktail. Homages to the restaurant's long and colorful history abound within the interior of the building from the classic 19th century architecture to memorabilia on the walls. The menu features locally sourced ingredients in traditional preparations, melding French traditions with New Orleans fare and flare. Tujague's famous five course menu is still served nightly; but have no fear, the menu is no longer pre-fixe, so those less ravenous diners can join in too. If you want a quintessential New Orleans experience filled with history and local flare, Tujague's is your place.
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