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La Petite Grocery

4238 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2735
+1 504-891-3377
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (53 reviews)
“crab beignets” (116 reviews)
“bolognese” (55 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 21:30 Hours
American, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
4238 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2735
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Reviewed 29 April 2017

We went back to La Petite Grocery after having had a wonderfuL meal on a precious trip 3 years ago. The restaurant has not changed....it is still fabulous! We had the lamb shoulder confit for an appetizer that was unusual and very delicious. The swordfish...More

1  Thank Lila O
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We loved the specials, the food , and the crab beignets! Service was friendly, atmosphere was great.

Thank Ibcruisn28
Reviewed 26 April 2017

The restaurant is lovely. The service was fine. I explained when we sat down that I am gluten-intolerant as well as being vegetarian and the server was helpful at pointing out what I could eat. After waiting a long-ish amount of time, I was presented...More

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 24 April 2017

It was our son's birthday so we thought we'd splurge. I ordered the soup special which was cauliflower and mushroom..not a good pairing. I had the appetizer sized portion of the pork belly ravioli and I had to use a knife to cut the shells...More

1  Thank bigeasymama
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Eaten at all the best in Nola, but this one wins the prize. Food was creative and interesting...and really freakin good. Service was really good and personable. Good recs on both wine and food. Had tartar, soup of day and soft shell crab special.

Thank tatefarm
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Friends recommended and glad we headed in! Wonderful service from start to finish. It was a hopping Saturday night. A lovely table was available but we opted for the bar and glad we did. The bartenders were both so skilled, charming and lovely - putting...More

Thank Sam L
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This was our second visit there and we realized they have some issues. Each time we were there our entree came out as we were still chewing our last bite of our appetizer. The first time, our server immediately corrected it and re-fired our entrees....More

Thank mrstrump
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This was absolutely the best meal of our trip. Every bite was perfect and the atmosphere is lovely. The scallops, oysters, and rabbit all got plates licked clean. Butterscotch pudding was a deceptively simple fabulous ending. Everything here is precisely executed and the flavors of...More

Thank DCEllenH
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I arrived at the door before they opened to make a reservation for the following evening. The hostess was most charming opening the door and, cheeringly, made the reservation for us. The wait staff was excellent and cordial. 2 members of our party were a...More

Thank mimi8386
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Had dinner at La Petite Grocery and had a great meal. The menu is great for almost anyone's desire and has some interesting specialty meals not found everywhere. The staff was really helpful and friendly. Of special interest was an Octopus appetizer. It was great....More

Thank robert-charmaine
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Stephanie H
2 March 2018|
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Response from susan m | Reviewed this property |
We took an uber so... but doubt it bec easy to park looked like to me
28 February 2017|
Response from Elizabeth F | Reviewed this property |
I do not knowthe answer to that question. I would contact the restaurant ahead. They try to accommodate everything.
12 February 2016|
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Response from shel29Brooklyn | Reviewed this property |
Dressy casual is fine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4238 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2735
    (General Pershing)
  • Public Transportation: The St. Charles Ave. Streetcar is a short walk to the restaurant. There are also Magazine Street bus stops located one block away.
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Garden District
  • Neighbourhood: Garden District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-891-3377
  • E-mail
Closed due to damage sustained in Hurricane Katrina.
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