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The Fountain Lounge

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$$ - $$$
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Central Business District
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130 Roosevelt Way, New Orleans, LA 70112-2502 (Formerly The Sazerac Restaurant-Roosevelt Hotel-New Orleans) (Common)
+1 504-648-5486
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Today
06:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 06:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
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San Antonio, Texas
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303 reviews
266 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the eggs benedict for breakfast and found them to be tasty and well prepared. This is one of the dishes that I use from hotel to hotel as a benchmark for the quality of their other dishes. I wasn't disappointed!

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Thank Capt_Wyatt
Southgate, Michigan
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88 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Eggs Benedict is my dish. I get everywhere I travel if it's offered. This is the second best one I've had behind the one at the Conrad Chicago (the old one). Wife had the avocado toast with salmon. She loved it as well. I don't like to always eat at the same spot twice while on vacation but I think... More 

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Thank CallMrPlow
Houston
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first breakfast in the Big Easy was here at the Roosevelt Hotel. Lovely seating in this restaurant and fabulous food. Their beignets are better than those at Cafe Du Mond, in my opinion.

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Thank Betty7707
Seattle, Washington
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This restaurant is located in the Roosevelt Hotel. The food is great but you pay for it. Try the Avocado sandwich. It is the best. Great wait staff.

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Thank Steven D
Miami, Florida
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429 reviews
294 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

The breakfast is outstanding. Get the Full American, it is enough for 2 or 3 people, but WOW. The pancakes are addictive!!

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Thank Trvlchnnl
Georgia
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86 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We forgot to make a dinner reservation, and NOLA was a very busy town that night, so we chose to stay in the hotel and have dinner in their lounge. What a great choice it turned out to be! The service was wonderful and the food was plentiful, beautifully presented, and the taste was excellent! The charred Caeser salad was... More 

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Thank Rambling--Tourist
Arlington Heights, Illinois
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205 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We tried the Fountain Lounge once for a late dinner and twice for breakfast - be prepared to wait, even when the restaurant is nearly empty! Despite allowing an hour for breakfast and telling our server when we ordered that we had time constraints, it still took over 45 minutes to get our food. Some of it was hot, some... More 

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Thank Teresita_Herndon_VA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We came for the music but could not resist ordering the brownie. It was absolutely delicious. The house band was amazing. The wait staff was courteous and professional. We shall return.

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Thank Arthur R
los angeles
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

the food is good.. a little over rated and over priced for what it is.... but it is in the hotel and easy to deal with

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Thank szferris
New Orleans, Louisiana
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

While the Roosevelt Hotel says that check in time is 3:00, often rooms are not available and you have to wait. The Fountain Lounge would be a good place to have a cup of coffee, a drink, and some food, but, they don't serve food until 4:00PM. So, you have to leave of the "grandest" hotels in New Orleans to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
06:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
06:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
06:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
06:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 Roosevelt Way, New Orleans, LA 70112-2502 (Formerly The Sazerac Restaurant-Roosevelt Hotel-New Orleans)
    (Common)
  • Public Transportation: One Block off the St. Charles Streetcar line at Carondelet & Canal
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-648-5486
Description
Inspired by the history and vibrancy of the legendary bar just steps away, the Sazerac Restaurant brings a unique flavor to The Roosevelt’s legacy of fine dining. Signature creations delight the palate while the warm ambiance offers the perfect setting for any occasion.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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