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Mr. B's Bistro

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French Quarter
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201 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2226
+1 504-523-2078
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 10:30 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was very good. BBQ Shrimp was great. Prices were above average for what you got. No salad or soup included. Service was average at best. Waiter was not attentive. Once he took our order we did not see him again until our plates had been cleared for 5 minutes. I would of had another glass of wine if he... More 

Thank Cheryl H
South Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I spent this trip dining in the Brennan restaurants as much as I could. I see why they are so respected. I listened to the bartender and ordered the barbecue shrimp, which were outstanding. I also got the warm pecan pie he recommended. Awesome !!!

Thank stevenotre
knoxville, tn
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Gumbo was great; calamari had a wonderful taste; seafood well prepared; service unparalleled; just across the street from the Hotel Montlemone; reservations suggested.

Thank rockyKnoxville_Tn
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We arrived, two friends, for dinner on a busy weekend night WITH a reservation. And glad we had it too cuz the place was hoppin. We started in the bar with Perseco and Titos Vodka...YUM MY FAV TITOS!! Now we split everything and they brought it to the table divided...so the pictures posted are half orders so to speak. For... More 

Thank Rebecca C
Mountainair, New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent wait staff and service, outstanding food. My wife had shrimp and I had rabbit, both delicious. Waiter was very attentive, informative and helpful with meal selection. Enjoyable experience in every way.

Thank Bob G
Boulder, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our recent trip to NOLA left me with the feeling that locals don't care for visitors much any more. My first visit to the city was in 1990 and have had several amazing trips since. This time was different and it was most obvious in wait service. Hands down, Mr. B's Bistro is the best Bar-B-Que shrimp in the Quarter.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

When you first arrive this is a must stop for there BBQ shrimp. They are served with the heads still attached but easily removed. They are served in a bowl with the lovely BBQ spice and plenty of bread for dipping. Don't get too filled up because you need to try the other amazing spots in New Orleans

Thank Ed S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had Sunday brunch here and it did not disappoint. The shrimp & grits, steak & eggs and bread pudding were all wonderful. Bloody Mary's we're just okay. Not a very big drink, and they bring you the hot sauce and horseradish to complete it yourself. Would go again

Thank DQBinTexas
Oceanside, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved Mr B's. Sat at the bar where we were served by Michael. A good guy with a good sense of humor. Loved the seafood Gumbo and fried shrimp along with Louisiana Abita beer!! Yummy

1 Thank CindyRos
Arlington Heights, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stopped in for lunch and were so happy we did. We had heard good things about Mr. B's but seeing/tasting for yourself is believing! The service was very friendly and accommodating while efficient at the same time. This was one place where we felt being a tourist was not a detriment, as opposed to some places who seem to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 23 - US$ 50
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2226
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-523-2078

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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French Quarter
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