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Baru Bistro & Tapas

3700 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2637
+1 504-895-2225
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (40 reviews)
“ceviche” (18 reviews)
“arepas” (12 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, South American, Colombian, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3700 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2637
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1 - 10 of 148 reviews

Reviewed 10 November 2017

Enjoy a sampling of great small places. Service is great and allows you to simply enjoy your food and conversation. Always fresh and seasonal.

Thank Keith G
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Beautifully prepared and presented food and cocktails. A brief menu that focus send on quality throughout. Not a single quibble.

Thank Winchwench
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We were a little worried that reservations were so easy to come by on a Saturday night but the menu read so well we decided to give it a try on our one night in New Orleans. Are we glad we did. To start, the...More

Thank Codeedo
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We stopped in for a late lunch. I ordered the Coriander Shrimp salad. The shrimp was perfectly seasoned and sauteed. The garlic ranch combined with the kale for a delicious salad. The grapefruit and fried shallots provided just the right amount of citrus and crunch....More

Thank luv4phood
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The food was respectable, although despite my love of salt, all the dishes were salty right up the limit of my tolerance. The wine list is far too limited, given that they only have three, yes THREE beers available, none local. Service somewhat challenged, although...More

1  Thank wineshark
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

A friend and I were looking for a place we could enjoy small plates and mocktails. This place did not disappoint! Our server (I'm so sorry I forgot the name!) was amazing and made us some delicious spritzers with strawberries and mint and the food...More

1  Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 17 August 2017

My vegan niece suggested this place for family and children. There was not much choice of "normal" food on the menu. It appeared to be where the chic people gather but not much of a restaurant in our opinions.

1  Thank Bnbiloxi
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Service here can be rather erratic but the food itself was delicious. Good dining on Magazine Street~!

Thank AaronFWA
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Eclectic atmosphere, fantastic food, good service. We ordered several tapas (small portions but hi quality) and mojitos (2 thumbs up). Environment was mix and match. Oldies Beatles music mixed with Queen, etc. interesting experience.

Thank Eryn T
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We were 5 Adults walking along Magazine Street looking for an outdoor eatery in to have a dinner and came upon one available table at Baru Bistro & Tapas. . While the Bistro is pricey, the night was so lovely that the expense was worth...More

1  Thank Judy_Ann
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 26
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3700 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2637
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Garden District
  • Neighbourhood: Garden District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-895-2225
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