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Estrella Steak, Lobster & Seafood House

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French Quarter
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237 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1015
+1 504-296-3005
09:00 - 22:00
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Sun 09:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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Atlanta, Georgia
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84 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although the website makes it look like a cool small place, the truth of the matter is looks can be deceiving. The owner asked a friend to wait table that night cause he was understaffed. Nice guy but way over his head. Appetizers were not bad, but really slow to come out 1/2 hour. Drinks took forever and were not... More 

Thank MazelTov_Travel
Savannah, Georgia
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85 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I always try to write something positive but I just couldn't. We did not even eat! Slow, disorganized and lack of attention.

Thank OJM653
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Food was devine and service was great, the waiter is very personable. We have been eating 3 meals a day in the french quarter for 5 days. This meal was hands down the best. Love the musician too.

Thank SarahFromNZ
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81 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We visited with a group of twelve people for dinner arrived on time and the table was ready. It all went down hill from there, after ordering drinks only a partial order arrived, it took over 30 minutes to get the others and they were as simple as a double Makers on the rocks??? The bartender was all over the... More 

Thank Steven G
Meadville, Pennsylvania, United States
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96 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This restaurant with a limited menu was very underwhelming. They didn't offer anything special other than any other restaurant. Our food was prepared well but not worth the price. And the server looked quite unhappy. Jazz music was a plus that redeemed this restaurant a bit.

Thank Bob L
Byhalia, United States
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The selection is great, atmosphere is cozy, and the food tasty. I could tell from the friendliness of other staff that there were several regulars being served. Our bread was stale and brittle beyond being edible. The salt shakers were smashed in so they didn't work, we had to get our own silverware from another table, and the New York... More 

Thank 491russellp
Eatonville, United States
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I ordered the blackened Rib steak and it was basically a low grade cut with minimal seasoning. I could have done better on the grill at my house. The music was an old guy that could barely make it. The staff was friendly but I probably wouldn't go back unless I had a free meal.

Thank Charles S
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Horrible! My friends and I went there on a Sunday evening while visiting NOLA. We were walking and looking for a place to have dinner. We looked at the menu at Estrella Steak Lobster & Seafood restaurant, and decided to eat there. I asked the manager, which is better the prime rib or the rib eye? He suggested, very positively,... More 

Thank Marilyn E
Bristol, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We visited on the recommendation of a friend. The food did not disappoint. My 12oz ribeye was delicious as was my crab cake starter. The in-house musician was a delight to listen too - he had a touch of Tom Waits about him. It's a shame there were no draught beers but apart from that I would recommend this little... More 

Thank Curmo
Memphis, Tennessee
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53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

while visiting new orleans for Mardi gras we stopped in for food. UgH!! Biggest mistake ever. Food was horrible! Drinks weren't even Good! Don't waste your time or money!


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30
American, Cajun & Creole, Seafood, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 237 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1015
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-296-3005
Estrella Steak and Lobster House is located in the heart of the French Quarter at 237 Decatur Street. Featuring authentic creole dishes, our menu will have you visiting again and again. Formerly Star Steak and Lobster. 237 Decatur Street, NOLA (504) 296-3005

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  • 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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