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Baru Bistro & Tapas

3700 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2637
+1 504-895-2225
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (40 reviews)
“ceviche” (19 reviews)
“arepas” (13 reviews)
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Latin, Spanish, Caribbean, Seafood, South American, Colombian, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3700 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2637
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Judy_Ann
Reviewed 17 May 2017

My sister and I stopped here for lunch after shopping on Magazine street. It looked nice and had lovely outdoor seating. The service was a bit slow, but the server was good, although a bit arrogant. The menu was a bit limited but we both...More

Thank Kacey S
Reviewed 5 May 2017

......and I lived in the Tampa FL area for 30 years, so I know Cuban Sandwiches!! Seriously, the pork was melt-in-your-mouth and the sandwich was truly pressed, not just heated, so the cheese was hot and oozed out the sides. The yuca served with it...More

Thank travelover1959
Reviewed 4 May 2017

I have eaten both upstairs and downstairs. I loved the ambiance upstairs. We were at a corner table, so we had the opportunity to kind of keep to ourselves and just watch the rest of the room and enjoy our meal. I'm sure if you...More

Thank michael87166
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We arrived just at opening for a 3 hour drinks and tapas extravaganza, with great food and a variety of drinks, we couldn't ask for a better start to a night, especially the great service we received from Daniel........

Thank DennyC111111
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Three of us tonight..Good food,excellent service but very pricey.Early bird only two options.Sliders good and beef skewers really good but way over priced

Thank Joe H
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Perfect seviche and sashimi embodied fresh fish fusion. Cliched fried Brussels sprouts. Great corner location on Magazine in the lower garden district with indoor and outdoor seating. Bar and service were ok.

Thank Amanda L
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

One of the best restaurants in New Orleans! So yummy! Brought our 3 children and they all loved it as well! Our favorites: arepas con lechon, chuzos de entrana, and oysters were amazing. The staff where great and made fruit spritzer for the kids!

Thank Kristy W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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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 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
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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