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Restaurant August

301 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2408
+1 504-299-9777
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“gnocchi” (221 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (86 reviews)
“tasting menu” (114 reviews)
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Cajun & Creole, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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301 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2408
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1 - 10 of 1,837 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Showed up tired and weary after a long flight, dressed in very casual clothes. The staff made us feel welcome and the food satisfied in every possible way. Wine pairing was also excellent. I chose the produce, fresh market tasting menu - I highly recommend...More

Thank SimoneMaroney
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant is quiet and elegant. The service is impeccable. The food is delicious. We had grilled peach salad with goat cheese. My husband had an entree portion of the lamb and I had the beef. All of the dishes had a delightful blending of...More

1  Thank BudNLily
Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought a jacket was recommended here, so I wore my suit. Upon seating I saw people were dressed in a wide range - from some in shorts to someone with bowtie and jacket. The place was brightly lit and not quiet but not disruptive....More

2  Thank davidiap
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We expected to be impressed by the food and we were. We did not imagine the level of service and the quality of every moment we spent here. Our host went beyond expectations and actually improved my order to guarantee that the experience would be...More

1  Thank Terri G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoyed an afternoon in New Orleans including a visit to Restaurant August. The restaurant is beautiful and the staff are excellent. Its an elegant and posh place but at lunch time on Friday its also a bit relaxed and casual. The...More

Thank ThomasM1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here. Service was excellent. I got the Degustation prix fixe menu. Everything was perfect. The peanut butter ice cream sandwich dessert was awesome. The salad of grilled Alabama peaches and the potato crisp P&J oysters were excellent. We'll definitely be back!

Thank Thewoodlandstexas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything from the ambiance and service to the food and wine was very nice. This being my first time at August, I tried the 5-course tasting menu with wine pairings, and I was very happy with that choice. Every item was subtle and complex, with...More

Thank WynneWoody
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food and service were exceptional . We had the best table in the restaurant . The staff knew a lot about each dish on the Menu . The chef sent special treats for us to taste. The wine menu was also great . This...More

2  Thank Dawnt49209
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is just a fantastic restaurant. We went for lunch and then the next day for dinner. The dishes are different but interesting and the taste just explodes. The chef is a genius. This is the best restaurant in New Orleans amid a bunch of...More

Thank Randy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

August is an elegant place with an interesting menu .As a well-traveled foodie, I would give August maybe 1+ Michelin stars, The duck breast with foie gran and orange kimchi was a highlight. The gnocchi with truffles was delicious but lacked textural or color contrast....More

Thank runner27
Nearby
Central Business District
Compared to the more evocative monikers of some other
parts of New Orleans, the downtown’s humdrum title
might suggest that this area is all about business and
little else. But don’t let the bland name keep you
away from the Central Business District. The CBD
offers a wide range of fun things to do that would be
touted as exceptional in less jubilant corners of the
world. Bordered by the French Quarter, the Arts
...More
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Sarah B
17 March 2017|
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Response from Grandy15 | Reviewed this property |
They may say yes, but it seems a bit formal for kids under 10.
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ralph p
8 March 2017|
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Response from Michael B | Reviewed this property |
Don't know. Though it's not a place I'd recommend after my meal there, if you go, I would let the sommelier choose your wine. Her pairings with our tasting menu were superb. She even stopped by the table to chat and she was... More
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ralph p
8 March 2017|
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Response from Don B | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is $30. They have a very large selection of great wines on hand, you may want to save your $30
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 41 - US$ 80
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2408
    (Gravier)
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-299-9777
  • E-mail
Description
The cuisine at August is contemporary French with a focus on local ingredients, inspired by Chef John Besh's classical training here and in Europe, and by the depth of his own Southern Louisiana roots. August is located in an historic 19th century French-Creole building in New Orleans' Central Business District. August was a semifinalist for the 2012 and 2013 James Beard Awards Outstanding Restaurant, and has been selected by Gayot as a top 40 Restaurant in the United States. The Times Picayune has named it as one of their top 10 Restaurants the last two years in a row.
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