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Irene's Cuisine

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Neighbourhood:
French Quarter
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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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Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

have been here twice-both times excellent food and great service-in quarter. recommend making reservations. A nicer place, I would dress up a little

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Huntsville, Alabama
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first time to dine at the true NOLA classic!!! The atmosphere (even the front door) was incredible! A truly authentic cozy local eatery that will leave you delighted that you came! I dined with a group of seven (do make a reservation) and each entree was reported to be AMAZING! Excellent seasoned servers, provided recommendations for me,... More 

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Thank travelgalAl2013
Rockton, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and atmosphere! Cauliflower Bisque was too die for as well as the Meuniere Amandine being cooked to perfection 😊

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Thank rickneileen
Baltimore, Maryland
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23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding restaurant. Our party of four had a great time here. I got the lasagna, which was the one of the best I have ever had. My wife had the ravioli and our friends had a fish entree. For dessert, they had the creme brulee, which they said was the best they have had. The service was outstanding too. Highly... More 

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Cleveland, Mississippi
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to Irene's many times and have always enjoyed my meal, but last night was by far the best meal I have ever had. The ravioli app was perfect. Nice filling, delicate pasta and thing a delicious red sauce. I had the ribeye special. It was a spinnalis served with potato gratin and a mushroom sauce. It was... More 

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Thank Frodogg1
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not on Bourbon, this restaurant had delicious food, outstanding service, and a great atmosphere. Located in what looked like an old house, the people that worked there all had a personable way. I highly recommend this fine dining experience.

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Thank Mike F
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service, excellent ambiance and last but not least very good food. If you want to have s good culinary experience you must try this spot in town.

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Thank Foncol
Naperville
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

New Orleans visitor center sent us to Irene's as their favorite French quarter restaurant. We were surprised when we were seated and it turned out to be Italian. It's quaint and romantic, the atmosphere was exactly what we were looking for, so we stayed. Our server was attentive, I had a perfect old fashioned, it was a good start. The... More 

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Suwanee
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Ended up here after a couple strike outs prior, so glad it worked out. Busy hidden gem. piano player in the lounge while awaiting table. Delicious menu, great service and even amazing desserts. Reasonable priced and food was amazing. No one recommended this to us but they sure should have!!

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Chico, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

This is probably one of the best restaurants I have ever been to. The menu is wonderful with so many choices. The side salads were very fresh and crispy. The bread they serve is fresh and hot. Everything is good. I have been there 3 times and have never been disappointed. The waiters and all the staff give excellent and... 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, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in French Quarter

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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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