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Nola Restaurant

534 Saint Louis St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2118
+1 504-522-6652
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“shrimp and grits” (434 reviews)
“duck” (287 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
534 Saint Louis St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2118
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This restaurant was great. My husband and I wish we had made dinner reservations here for everyday of our stay in New Orleans. Everything we ate was good. Service was great. Ambiance was great. My husband ate the frog legs (spicy) and he hasn’t stopped...More

Thank latina3172016
Reviewed 4 days ago

It is in the French Quarter but the best reason to eat there is the food and service. The locals and well as tourist like it.There is a bar downstairs as well some restaurant seating. the restaurant seating continues upstairs. They have an elevator. You...More

Thank chinatravler022
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Historically, NOLA’s has made my short list for visits to New Orleans. In the past, consistently a favorite for food, funkiness, and flair. This visit couldn’t have been further from the truth. Two friends, who have never visited New Orleans, entrusted me to plan an...More

Thank Cyndee C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

NOLA was a lace we heard of from friends. Exactly as they described. Smaller size portions (if you’re starving, might try somewhere else). And kind of expensive. We wanted a dinner that was better than most places so from that perspective the food was spot...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had an amazing culinary experience several years ago at NOLA. We ordered from the waiter’s suggestions, and were blown away. Fast forward to 2018. We returned with much anticipation. We were sorely disappointed. For a city known for its cuisine, NOLA’s...More

Thank hpfamily
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for lunch. Food was good, speedy service. You must get the egg rolls they are delicious. Skip the andouille

Thank Factnotfiction86
Reviewed 1 week ago

We'll always visit Emeril's restaurants, they're great. This one's no exception, 2 floors of it! Reservation was easy through the website, a Wednesday night. Service excellent, tableware, food & drinks all shined. It's just that Swordfish & a pork chop, 2 glasses of wine cost...More

Thank HandsomeHoward
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Third time lucky. We tried to get into this obviously popular restaurant and finally got a table on our last evening. Well worth the wait. The restaurant is set in the French Quarter, a renovated old building with plenty of atmosphere, and the main dining...More

Thank Jacqui M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had shrimp w. grits, pork shoulder, egg roll and more plus drinks at around $30 p/p Do not miss the great food here. This is a Big Easy tasting that is truly extrarodinary

Thank drmojo48
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must if you want to try nouveau New Orleans cuisine in a great atmosphere with fantastic service. There are so many interesting dishes, small plates, entrees, sharing is necessary if not a must. We had the stuffed chicken wings, a specialty, we...More

Thank gourmand47
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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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17 October 2016|
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Response from IAGMI | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are always children there each time we have went!
21 April 2015|
Response from itsanicedayout |
Yup-nice jeans will be fine.
13 February 2015|
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Response from jeffjnok | Reviewed this property |
That I'm not sure about, sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 534 Saint Louis St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2118
    (Chartres Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-522-6652
  • E-mail
NOLA is chef/restaurateur Emeril Lagasse’s casual eatery in the heart of New Orleans’ French Quarter. Open since 1992, the critically-acclaimed restaurant fuses traditional Creole, Acadian and Southern cuisine with global influences. Chef de Cuisine Philip Buccieri works closely with Chef Emeril to create an innovative menu showcasing rustic Louisiana cooking with local ingredients and some ethnic twists. The three-story restaurant features an open-action kitchen, chef’s food bar and a signature wood-fired brick oven. NOLA was renovated in 2017 and is now open daily at 11:30 am serving one menu for lunch and dinner.
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