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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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American, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
534 Saint Louis St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2118
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Reviewed 1 week ago

had a lovely meal at Nola, had Miss Hays wings and the crab cake and the ribs.. mmmmm delish Definitely worth the wait, and we did have to wait a little

Thank l0vetravelling21
Reviewed 1 week ago

I celebrated my 50th Birthday at Nola Restaurant & it was a wonderful experience. The food is delicious & the wait staff is awesome.

Thank forevertraveler2015
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I cannot even express how Amazing this restaurant was. We arrived without a reservation and the hostess was very nice. The Duck pizza was bananas! All of the desserts were great too! Every single person in our Party of 5 had Zero complaints! Usually celebrity...More

Thank RebeccaCali619
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

There is nothing ordinary at this place. From the glass elevator whisking you between dining rooms on different levels to the fried chicken like none you have ever experienced, it's all special. My fish dish came with a side of slaw that had the most...More

Thank Frank C
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We had he most amazing waiter! He helped us to pick delicious food that was unique to the restaurant and the correct portions so we were not ill afterwards. You can totally over eat in NO. The wine he paired with the duck was a...More

Thank MJPaloma
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

A group of friends (19) had dinner at NOLA. Not a single negative comment, nothing but raves about the food. Servers were very accommodating, informative, and friendly. I had the scallops and can say "I've never had better". It does, of course, cater to tourist...More

Thank Ron J
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Went to NOLA for lunch and was not disappointed. The food was wonderful. I had Duck Confit and Fried Egg Pizza. This was a very generous serving and the duck was succulent and delicious. For dessert I had Funky Monkey ice cream. I cannot remember...More

Thank Jean C
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We are avid fans of Emeril. So, seeking out his restaurants in New Orleans was a bucket list must do. The fried green tomatoes with shrimp appetizer was a favorite. Service was excellent with very friendly staff. As far as the quality of the restaurant,...More

Thank Michele N
Reviewed 28 July 2017

After a 9 year hiatus, we decided to try Nola again and see if it maintained its quality. We were not disappointed- another WOW meal. We both had the shrimp and grits. Warning- if you don't like N.O. spicy request they leave the hot sauce...More

Thank Frank T
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Went for lunch with colleagues. Very good food and relatively quick service. I had the cobb salad which was enormous and their creme brule trio which was amazing. I would go again.

Thank rals80
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 IAGMI | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are always children there each time we have went!
21 April 2015|
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Yup-nice jeans will be fine.
13 February 2015|
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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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
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 and funky 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 Brian Mottola 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 serves dinner nightly and lunch Thursday through Monday.
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