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430 Dauphine St, New Orleans, LA 70112-3406 (St. Louis)
+1 504-525-4455
11:30 - 13:30
18:00 - 22:30
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Thu 18:00 - 21:30
Wed - Sat 11:30 - 13:30
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 22:30
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Plainville, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had dinner at Bayona with 7 other folks attending the same national meeting as us. We were quickly seated in the main area at a round table. The decor was quaint and the room a bit noisy but still allowed conversation at the table. The waiter was attentive and helpful. We tried the seared scallops with roasted cauliflower, Harissa... More 

Thank BillP1123
Mid coast Maine
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4 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant had been highly recommended and are expectations were high. Our serving team let us down. We asked for lemons for our water which we never got. After the meal was served no one came back to our table. My lamb which I was told would come medium rare was very rare to the point of being tough to... More 

Thank chloeh907
Pompano Beach, Florida
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Very disappointing! The food was OK, but the service was awful. Had to ask twice for bread and when they finally brought it, there was a plate with 4 small pieces of dry, tasteless bread. They brought olive oil, but no fresh ground pepper, or vinegar. We waited more than 30 minutes between appetizer and entree and no appearance by... More 

Thank mbernst106
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131 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We like visiting Bayona for the great cuisine and the specials that are always offered. We dined on the patio. It was lovely there and the weather that night was great. I would recommend any of their items as I think they would all be wonderful. Good wine selection with a dedicated person to help you. Make reservations well in... More 

Thank Icemanlaa
Atlanta, Georgia
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had heard such good things about Bayona that our mediocre meal this Saturday night was quite a surprise and disappointment. Of our party of 6, only 1 truly enjoyed their meal. He had the trout. Three of had the salmon and were disappointed. I had requested medium rare and it was under-cooked and actually cool when served. Others had... More 

Thank Senor_Garrick
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In a sea of restaurants all serving sort of the same thing, Bayona puts a slightly different twist on its recipes. I particularly liked the Smoked Duck "PB & J", which is comprised of thinly-sliced duck, cashew butter, and pepper jelly between two slices of toasted wild flour multigrain bread, with an apple-celery salad on the side to cut the... More 

Thank ThePathLessTravelled
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215 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here for a business dinner and sat in the courtyard. Good attentive service and good food. Fish was excellent as were the sweetbreads. Good choice of wine and beers. Would strongly recommend.

Thank LDGK90
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found this restaurant on accident as we got lost trying to find a different place and we are glad we got lost!! Amazing food and spectacular service. The chef should be very proud of his creations. It's Not overly ridiculous prices for 5 star meals, especially for the French Quarter. If I had to nick pick and come up... More 

Thank Harold M
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overal our prix fix unch took over 2 hours and the courses really were sub par from our many previous experiences. The duck in puff pastry was dry and tasted like leftovers mixed with filler, more like a stale thanksgiving stuffing with little or no actual duck. The ricotta tart also tasted like it had been frozen and not fresh,... More 

Thank garrettmarvel
Harbert, Michigan
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a neighborhood jewel, in all its meanings. The setting is intimate, quite. The service is spot-on attentive. The food is subtle and interesting.

Thank zippy521

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 40
French, Cajun & Creole, International, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 13:30
18:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 13:30
11:30 - 13:30
18:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 13:30
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 430 Dauphine St, New Orleans, LA 70112-3406
    (St. Louis)
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-525-4455

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in French Quarter

Neighbourhood Profile
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 Quarter, brightly colored Victorian homes and businesses, famously done up with wrought-iron features, provide a distinct and immediately recognizable backdrop for all varieties of fun. At any given moment in this historic riverside setting, some of America’s finest meals are being cooked, most potent cocktails are being mixed, and most engaging music is being performed.
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