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Irene's Cuisine

Certificate of Excellence
££££
Neighbourhood:
French Quarter
As featured in Seeing New Orleans and 1 other guide
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539 Saint Philip St, The French Quarter, New Orleans, LA 70116-3322
+1 504-529-8811
Today
17:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Jackson, Mississippi
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36 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Our first night in NOLA we had dinner at Irene's, located a half block from where we were staying. Classic Italian cuisine, perfect romantic atmosphere, great food and wine. Does it get any better? We look bed our experience at Irene's .

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Thank Brad S
Seminyak, Indonesia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What an incredible evening at Irene's. The food, service and atmosphere was superb and we were thoroughly spoilt.

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Tampa, Florida
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117 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 382 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

the food is just great and delicious, I don't just want to name one dish, because everything was great, and that's what we heard from the other tables around us. No matter what day of the week, you better reserve a table, otherwise you will have a long wait. The night we came, a Thursday night, some people waited for... More 

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Ponchatoula, Louisiana
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62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Irene's after it being the most recommended on a Facebook poll we created. We made reservations and they seated us promptly. Two in our party had their heart set on getting the soft shell crab but unfortunately, they are not in season at this time. We tried a variety of appetizers including the escargot, crab au gratin and... More 

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My new favorite restaurant! The service, food, atmosphere, and entertainment was all an A+. Highly recommend this restaurant. Reservations are recommended.

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Virginia
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93 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went here for a New Year's Eve dinner and the food was delicious. I still dream of the oysters and the duck. Would love to go back and would highly recommend to anyone. Definitely make reservations as it fills up.

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nola
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152 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

no negatives well, OK, some of the patrons are too casually dressed - but no negatives as far as the restaurant is concerned. the place looks great, the staff is efficient, friendly ( but not TOO friendly ), and knowledgeable. the food is very good. last time we were there we had the duck and the filet. they were perfect.... More 

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Jackson, Wyoming
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and experience was amazing! This is the best restaurant we went to in New Orleans. The server had great recommendations and everything we tried was great.

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Puerto Banus, Spain
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There were so many places that we looked at for our last dinner in New Orleans and we came across Irene's online but couldn't reserve a table, though we still wanted to try it out so we rolled up anyway. We were not disappointed and only had a 15 minute wait for a table. Fast and efficient service throughout and... More 

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Las Cruces, NM
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75 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate there on our very last evening in NO and glad we did. The meal was excellent! A few negatives... It's a very loud restaurant which can be annoying. The Glass of Cabernet I ordered came in a wine glass that you'd expect in a cheap Italian restaurant and the wine was fair. Should have better Cabernet by the... More 

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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
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 539 Saint Philip St, The French Quarter, New Orleans, LA 70116-3322
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-529-8811

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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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