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Salu

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Neighbourhood:
Garden District
American, Bar, Spanish, Pub, Wine Bar
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3226 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2321 (Pleasant)
+1 504-371-5809
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Today
11:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Brookline, Massachusetts
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234 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After walking around the garden district we stopped in here to rest our legs and grab a refreshing drink. Great location right on Magazine St.

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Thank Paul G
New Orleans, Louisiana
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Salu serves half price mussels (several choices) and flatbreads during happy hour as well as drink specials

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Thank normankiwi
Cincinnati, Ohio
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58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

I came to Salu with a big group of friends and it was fabulous! The service was great, and the food came out quickly. Located right on Magazine Street, it's the perfect place to stop for lunch as your walking around.

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Thank sailorchica
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

This is a great location on Magazine street. But, don't waste your time or money. I have been several times to Salu, hoping my experience would improve. Unfortunately, every time I go to Salu, the service is very slow. One time, for dinner with friends, we walked out because no one ever came to wait on us. The food is... More 

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Thank Cherish S
Texas
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33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

We ate lunch at Salu while exploring the Garden District and Magazine St. The Matre d (?) was very kind and inviting and so we gave it a shot. We had a mêlange of small plates that included grilled octopus, flat bread with sausage and fennel and bacon wrapped prawn among others. The food was good but not a good... More 

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Thank Greg M
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

This is my favorite place for happy hour. All drinks are 50% off. My favorite drink is the Magazine street martini - a must if you like pomengranate. In the past all mussells and flatbreads were 50% off as well, now there is a limited menu with specific offerings. The roasted beet salad was excellent!

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Thank Dr. Michelle C
Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
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292 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

We went for lunch and the beat salad was great. The chicken stuffed with cheese and flash fried spinach was a tad dry, but it had a sauce on it to make up for it. This place was nice to get away from the deep fried foods NOLA usually offers.

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Thank KkFiff
Manassas, Virginia
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

Great happy hour prices on mussels and flatbreads. I also had the Cochon and Bacon Frites - so great. Definitely order that if it is on the menu.

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Thank KandiceLK_12
Schoelcher, Martinique
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72 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

This is a very good restaurant with reasonable prices. The best bread pudding in New Orleans so do not hesitate to taste it !!!

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Thank Cristina R
Kansas City
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172 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for breakfast and a Bloody Mary. What a pleasant surprise when we saw a dish with pulled pork, eggs, potatoes and Gouda cheese. It was really good. Our server was excellent and dining outdoors made it even more enjoyable. They had a Bloody Mary bar, but we just let the bartender make ours. Perfect.

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Thank RondaKansasCity

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Spanish, Pub, Wine Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3226 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2321
    (Pleasant)
  • Public Transportation: Salu is located on Magazine Street. We are on the Corner of Pleasant & Magazine Street. We are a 2 blocks from Louisiana Ave.and we are located just five short blocks from the Saint Charles Street Car line.
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Garden District
  • Neighbourhood: Garden District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-371-5809

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Staying in Garden District

Neighbourhood Profile
Garden District
Head to the Garden District for the full-on New Orleans experience replete with quaintly clanking streetcars, proudly grandiose antebellum mansions, picture perfect avenues lined with live oaks loaded down with Spanish moss, and a wealth of beautiful churches and many more architectural marvels. Even a brief excursion here makes plain why it’s called the Garden District. So, when you visit be sure to give yourself ample time for admiration at a languidly slow pace befitting such gentile strand of riverside living and to allow you to maximize each opportunity to stop and smell the roses – and whichever other blooms you might come across. While taking it all in, you’d do well to dine at one of the city’s most beloved destinations for regional cuisine. Gourmands from far and wide (and right round the corner) swear the age-old Commander’s Palace is the best restaurant in town – and have been doing so since it opened back in 1880.
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