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Frankie & Johnny's

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
321 Arabella St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2005
+1 504-243-1234
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“crawfish” (49 reviews)
“onion rings” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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321 Arabella St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2005
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Had the half sandwich -- shrimp po boy -- and cup of gumbo and grilled oysters to share. Good thing I didn't get whole sandwich, would not have been room for white chocolate bread budding. Service good and friendly.

Thank happyflyer45
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I have been eating here for years and the food is amazing. Yesterday I had the soft shell crab and it was incredible. My 6 year old had red beans and rice and also fried shrimp, also amazing. This is my go to place. If...More

Thank TMilone
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Water the crawfish boil but we arrived when they first open and the water wasn't ready, a reason to go back. We had great service and great food. It is a local place but easy for us to get from our hotel using the bus...More

Thank Steven H
Reviewed 1 June 2017

I visited Frankie and Johnny's on my first trip to New Orleans in 1988. This is now a MUST do everytime I return. The incredible food, relaxed neighborhood vibe, and the incredible waitstaff and bartenders - this is true New Orleans charm to me. Try...More

Thank Filmchick66
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Delicious! We had the crab cake appetizer and crawfish as our dinner and it was perfect and sooo good! Do skip the potatoes corn and sausage though ours was most definitely not fresh

Thank Shannon C
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We came here for the crawfish and we weren't disappointed at all. After trying other locations, we made it here, off the beaten path and loved it. The staff was friendly and helpful for us first time crawfish eaters. The juice from the crawfish was...More

1  Thank Nate080411
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I found this place when she was craving just simple boiled crawfish. We were welcomed from the moment we entered the place. The staff is very friendly and efficient and the entire place just has a happy feel to it. Great for...More

1  Thank Linda L
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This restaurant has quite the local flavor and menu and makes a nice place to eat when guests are in town and you want to show them some local food. We like the raw and grilled oysters and there are lots of catfish on the...More

Thank bdude2016
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We walked to Frankie & Johnny's after spending time in the waiting room at a nearby hospital. We enjoyed a bowl of gumbo and crusty bread as we were in a bit of a hurry, but would have loved to try out other menu items....More

Thank Beth S
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Oysters by the dozen, crayfish by the pound. Friendly service, plenty of space, good choice of beers. What's not to like?

Thank MartySFCA
Uptown / Carrollton
Very much their own self sufficient unit within the
greater metro area, Uptown and Carrollton tone down
the urban edge with a friendly attitude and collegiate
feel. Home to Tulane and Loyola Universities, all the
students living in the area ensure that Uptown and
Carrollton stay youthful, cosmopolitan and vibrantly
fun. Two of the liveliest thoroughfares for nightlife
and socializing (and yes of course more of the city’s
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April E
14 February 2017|
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Response from GypsyJessa | Reviewed this property |
Yes, crawfish is definitely in season in April. The prices for crawfish fluctuate depending on the time of year and seasonal availability. April is a great time for reasonable prices and good availability. Have a great... More
15 April 2016|
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Response from MickieBun | Reviewed this property |
Crawfish season is not a set season as it depends on the growing season for that year. Some seasons are better than others (you can usually find out when you see the price per #). Call in advance to find out if they have... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 321 Arabella St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2005
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Uptown / Carrollton
  • Neighbourhood: Uptown / Carrollton
  • Phone Number: +1 504-243-1234
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