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Mr. B's Bistro

201 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2226
+1 504-523-2078
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“bbq shrimp” (899 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
201 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2226
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Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Amazing food and the bread is amazing. As fellow diner said, sit with Michael and be treated like you come here 7 days a week.

Thank Levi G
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Oh, the bacon wrapped shrimp and grits! Oh my, the incredible fried oysters on the half shell! My husband was beside himself for the barbequed shrimp -- they brought him a bib and hot towels! best pecan pie I have ever had! The service is...More

Thank johannab198
Reviewed 23 May 2016

If you are looking for a special dinner, there are many other places in NOLA that will give you the ambiance and service. The food here is good, the shrimp and grits were very good, but the service was not the best, the noise level...More

Thank Christie K
Reviewed 23 May 2016

The BBQ shrimp was recommended to me and since I did not have much time, I stopped here in mid-afternoon. I sat at the bar, ate the BBQ shrimp and drank the local Abita beer. This was one of my high lights of my first...More

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 22 May 2016

This was our second time there after having an amazing dinner. Went there for drinks and appetizers after jazz fest and was it FABULOUS! The fried oyster were to die for!!! YOU CAN EAT THE OYSTERS LIKE POPCORN....thats how good they are! They have great...More

Thank precious1015
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Barbecue shrimp,red fish great New Orleans experience. Medium prices.great dinning.desert was fantastic.service was great.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Reservations were required. My lemonade was not delivered until others in party received their second drinks. Fish was excellent. Extra creamy grits. Service mediocre.

Thank Karen J G
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for quality and fine dining Mr. B's is top ranking... Appetizers are delicious but the main course was a little short of options

Thank Garyg1962
Reviewed 22 May 2016

This was our 4th visit to Mr B's with all prior visits outstanding. Highly recommend BBQ Shrimp and Soft Shell Crab but their lamb chops were borderline average at best. Wait staff did not return to inquire after food was served. Disappointing. The restaurant is...More

Thank c0de7777
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Mr. B's Bistro, one of the Brennan family restaurants, is always lively with a fun vibe. The menu doesn't change much, but includes classic Creole dishes, including barbequed shrimp, fried oysters, crab cakes, gumbo, and crawfish risotto, skillfully prepared and always delicious. I won't eat...More

Thank Rosemarie L
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
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29 January 2018|
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Response from Timothy M | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if they have a private area. When you come in the front door they have a bar on the right side with a dining area. They also have a larger dining area on the left side as you walk in. We dined on the left side and... More
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Response from tmatta | Reviewed this property |
Contact the restaurant. You understand this is s review site for customers, right???
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 23 - US$ 50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
Mr. B's Bistro, (since 1979) owned by Cindy Brennan of the famous Brennan Restaurant Family, is located in the heart of the French Quarter. Signature dishes include Mr. B's famous Barbequed Shrimp, Gumbo Ya Ya, and Bread Pudding with Irish Whiskey Sauce. $1.50 martinis and bloody marys each weekday during lunch.
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