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Liuzza's by the Track

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1518 N Lopez St, New Orleans, LA 70119-3029
+1 504-218-7888
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11:00 - 19:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 19:00
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

I had read all the reviews and had really high hopes that we would have a good experience. We did not. First of all someone had burnt some bread and the whole place was filled with blue smoke, we came out stinking of smoke! The staff were surly. The gumbo was ok, not worth the hype in my opinion. The... More 

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Thank Hannah W
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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125 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I've been coming here off and on for almost twenty years and a recent visit proved Liuzza's is still churning out delicious fare. My unabashed favorite dish remains the fried oysters which taste so fresh they could've been harvested that morning. Prior to Katrina, they were served with a wonderfully garlicky sauce similar to that accompanying escargot, but if you... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

I had the BBQ Shrimp po-boy and it was everything I read about and more. The food was prepared after i ordered it and was piping hot with a HUGE mound of shrimp. The sauce was delightful. I sat right down at the bar during lunch hour and was promptly greeted and taken care of. The waitress was friendly and... More 

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Thank Robert S
Shreveport, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We were visiting University of New Orleans and wanted to try some local food. I had the BBQ shrimp po-boy (sauce was great for dunking bread) and my wife had half a fried shrimp po-boy (the half was huge, bread was best part!) and chicken/sausage gumbo. Both were outstanding! The service was quick and good. Atmosphere is like a bar,... More 

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Thank Rjmathers_13
New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Awesome poboys and beers in big mugs! Had a great soft shell crab plate and the fries were homemade. Gumbo had a bit too much thyme or bay leaf flavor, other than that everything was great!

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Thank Laine W
Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

I stopped by here for lunch after a kayak trip as it was recommended by locals. This was my first ever visit to New Orleans, and at first glance some neighborhoods look a little sketchy, this place looks no different but is an absolute MUST! It was just wonderful inside, and I think I had the best sandwich of my... More 

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Thank Makutro
New Orleans, Louisiana
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

The service is good but the food is not good. If you are traveling and looking for good NOLA local food- looks somewhere else. L prefer Liuzzas on Bienville St.

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Thank Pat F
New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We took friends from out of town, and it couldn't have been better. Lots of choices of New Orleans classics, done the real way, cooked and served by true New Orleans people. Our friends were not only bowled over by the food, but three different people who worked there came over with little samples of food for their baby, so... More 

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Thank Betsy M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Love, love this NOLA secret place. It's off the beaten path just off beautiful Esplanade Avenue. It's between French Quarter & City Park right by fairgrounds where Jazz Fest is. BBQ Shrimp are amazing! egg plant is delicious! Everything I've ever tried! darn good gumbo too! 😋😋😋

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Thank David H
New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Great roast beef po-boys, and beer in a frozen mug is awesome. If you happen to be in the area, worth stopping in for a frozen beer...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 19:00
Thursday
11:00 - 19:00
Friday
11:00 - 19:00
Saturday
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1518 N Lopez St, New Orleans, LA 70119-3029
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Fairgrounds
  • Neighbourhood: Fairgrounds
  • Phone Number: +1 504-218-7888
Description
Local flavor at it's best near the Fairgrounds! BBQ Shrimp poboys, Gumbo,Bloody Marys etc.

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