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Orleans Grapevine Wine Bar and Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
French Quarter
French, American, Wine Bar
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720 Orleans Ave, The French Quarter, New Orleans, LA 70116-3111
+1 504-523-1930
16:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 00:00
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san antonio
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had the scallop appetizer - excellent, the gulf fish entree and the filet entree. The entrees were good, a little different. The bread with parmesean-paprika butter was great. Romantic little courtyard out back, got there for happy hour when they serve bacon with your drinks. Kinda quirky and fun. Waitress was great.

Thank blrdfam
New Orleans, Louisiana
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Friendly, profressional staff Background piano music Lovely patio dining Bacon!, Warm French bread, flavored butter Delicious crabcakes and trout almondine $19.00 bottle of Chardonnay! Try it, You'll love it!

Thank Miranda300
Nixa, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were fortunate enough to stumble into this place for dinner. Not only was the food fantastic, (lamb chops and crab cakes) the service was also fantastic. It was so good that we are definitely going back before we leave.

Thank jessazhimo
Pearland, United States
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had great meals and drink just accross the street from the Orleans. Do not miss the bred and the fish dishes. Everything is great at this place to eat.

Thank Gary G
Houston, Texas
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67 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fun date night at Orleans Grapevine. The staff is very helpful! The decor is really nice. They have a self playing piano which was really cool. They serve bacon with your wine. We had 2 of the red wine flights that allowed us to try several different types of wine. All of the wine we sampled was... More 

Thank smlkennedy
San Antonio, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A previous reviewed commented on the small plates and was so right. My dinner companion and I each had a salad and then split three small plates. The barbecue shrimp and beef medallions were delicious. The baked oysters were just like heated raw oysters and didn't have much flavor - no sauce. We ended the meal splitting the key lime... More 

Thank HHG78209
Orleans G, Owner at Orleans Grapevine Wine Bar and Bistro, responded to this review

We have two types of oysters. One is a garlic butter sauce poured over the oysters and the second one is a rich cheese sauce baked on the oysters. You must have received the one with butter and garlic sauce. We are so sorry it was not up to your standards. We are going to eliminate if from our menu.... More 

San Francisco, California
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is highly rated and it did not live up to the hype. Waitress was nice, she recommended the shrimps barbecue and that was good; broth was tasty and shrimps satisfying. Not brilliant but a good dish. I wanted to try the fish - sounds very fancy on the menu. Fish of the day was drum and I was... More 

Thank viorica c
Orleans G, Owner at Orleans Grapevine Wine Bar and Bistro, responded to this review

We are extremely sorry you were not completely satisfied with your dinner. I will attempted to address your concerned. First, you said the fish was cooked well, but the sauce had fat in it and bland. Most customers find the sauce outstanding. We make the sauce with sautéed bell peppers, onions, heavy cream and Tasso, which is an original Cajun... More 

Columbus, Ohio
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here with a group of friends on our last night in NO. IT was a great choice! They offer a large selection of entrees and small plates so everyone found something they wanted. I had the fish of the day, red fish with crab meat topping, rice and vegetables. It was all delicious. I had Crème Brulee. It was... More 

Thank superrn_98
New York
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187 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After 4 nights of "must do" eateries we wanted an easy, relaxed evening. Orleans Grapevine turned-out to be the perfect match. The street side view of the restaurant/bar is deceptive in that the inside is far more attractive and the garden area in the back is the real French New Orleans. The food turned-out to be really, really good.... even... More 

1 Thank idefixaegean
Orleans G, Owner at Orleans Grapevine Wine Bar and Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for your rave reviews of our service, food, and interior ambiance. As for the plain exterior of the building, the French Quarter is controlled by an organization called the Vieux Carre Commission. All the buildings today, have to remain as they were in the 1800s. This building was built in 1808 and was the first creole restaurant in... More 

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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bacon and drinks is the perfect mix in NOLA. Atmosphere was awesome and adorable and the drinks were amazing. Wonderful place.

Thank Tina A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
French, American, Wine Bar
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 720 Orleans Ave, The French Quarter, New Orleans, LA 70116-3111
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-523-1930
This beautiful two-story building was erected in 1809 by Antoine Angué where he opened the Vieux Carré’s first Creole Bistro called, The Restaurant d’Orleans. Today, the property is owned by the noted local business team of Pam Fortner and Earl Bernhardt. Lovingly renovated with its prestigious past in mind, The Orleans Grapevine continues the tradition by offering discriminating diners the best in fine dining and an extensive wine list in a beautiful, intimate yet relaxed atmosphere. We feature many unique and seasonal special dishes & specials.

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