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Galvez Restaurant - CLOSED

914 N Peters St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3338
+1 504-595-3400
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
6 Dec 2015
“Great for a wedding”
4 Aug 2015
“Traditional Spanish Fare”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
914 N Peters St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3338
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Reviewed 6 December 2015

I did not eat here while it was just a restaurant; we were a Galvez as guests of a wedding in March. The staff was great and helpful. The food was decent and the drinks great. This is definitely a great restaurant to hold a...More

Thank Rachel C
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Struggled the first time coming here, it was closed for a private event (no signage). Traditional wait staff, only a few other tables when we went over a holiday weekend. Sangria was petty tasty, had a few appetizers with a very nice presentation, paella tasted...More

Thank dMo924
Reviewed 11 July 2015

This restaurant has a beautiful view of the Mississippi River and the food is ok. However, the whole experience was strange. It is hard to find where to go because you have to take an elevator up to the restaurant. Once inside, we thought we...More

Thank kl488
Reviewed 16 June 2015

What a nice place. Quaint overlooking the water. Great seafood paella and also salmon. Be sure to try the Sangria. Server was very nice and helpful.

Thank SueA
Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is off the path and easy to miss. Very upscale and has a beautiful view of the Mississippi! Buttttt...that's about it! This restaurant has so much potential to be a very nice place. The food was not very Spanish as it is described...More

Thank Kdub74
Reviewed 9 June 2015

View fantastic but the food and service - I do not have the words to describe. Patatas Fritas - seemed like frozen potatoes from Costco, same with the albondigas. Lack of flavor in everything. The music was loud, could not carry on a conversation without...More

Thank afhb1949
Reviewed 5 June 2015

Where our friends got married was gorgeous. The food and drink selection was also amazing! My favorite part was probably where the wedding was held, in a room that has a gray, cloudy sky painted on the top of the ceiling. There are large windows...More

Thank caitlinpow
Reviewed 14 May 2015

A lovely place right by the riverfront. Had some ceviche, fried cassava and bacon wrapped grilled shrimp. They were simply delicious! We also ordered the Paella Valencia which was scrumptious. We went on a Tuesday evening and the service was a bit slow however the...More

Thank ALKR_4
Reviewed 11 May 2015 via mobile

Mother's Day 2015, 1st time and probably the last time. Service was extremely slow, we didn't place our order until 30 mins after arrival, which was the same time we received our bottomless mimosas which were not kept refreshed. The place was not crowded, there...More

Thank KeepinUpWitDaCubans
Reviewed 1 May 2015

We have been several times, always in the evening. We always request to sit by the windows, which have a fantastic view onto the river and the bridge. The food is always good, we have liked all the things we have tried. The sangria is...More

Thank Noel K
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
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 25 - USD 40
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 914 N Peters St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3338
    (Dumaine and Decatur)
  • Public Transportation: #3 Dumaine Street stop on the Riverfront Streetcar Line
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-595-3400
  • E-mail
Galvez Restaurant has the privilege of occupying one the most beloved venue spaces in the French Quarter. Many generations of New Orleanians have shared wonderful memories within the walls of this beautiful venue. Galvez is committed to honoring those wonderful memories, and to creating many more to come. We are the French Quarter's best Riverfront dining venue featuring continental Spanish, French, and Creole cuisine with an outstanding array of mouth-watering tapas. Whether it is for a special celebratory dinner, or a Sunday afternoon brunch, the simple and honest flavor of our food will keep you coming back for more. Looking for the perfect accompaniment for your meal? Our full service bar boasts a complete array of specialty cocktails, most notably Chef Laura's Home Made Sangria. And did we mention that we have the prettiest dining room in the city? The Casa Roja overlooks the beautiful, moon lit Mississippi River. Our lover's corner, a lush and quiet corner with access to a small private balcony, is a perfect spot for anniversaries, romantic dinner dates, and wedding proposals. In essence, Galvez is the perfect choice for a romantic dinner for two, a relaxing brunch, or sharing a table full of tapas, family-style.
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