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Olde N'awlins Cookery

205 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2204
+1 504-525-4577
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“crab cakes” (86 reviews)
“gumbo” (116 reviews)
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Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
205 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2204
Neighbourhood: French Quarter
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing food, a great way to experience New Orleans eats! Nice interior and the seating on the balcony is super cool!

Thank Bianca C
Reviewed 3 days ago

Was not expecting a lot since it looks like a standard touristy place right on Bourbon St. However, the food was really good, not fancy, but very tasty. My wife said the crawfish etouffee was the best she had on this trip and our other...More

Thank chicagodono
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was traveling for work and did a quick search on Trip Advisor for best places to eat and this restaurant came up. The waiter highly recommended the crabcakes so I ordered them. Unfortunately they were terrible...didnt taste fresh and unfortunately I had an upset...More

Thank launicaWorldWide
Reviewed 6 days ago

Located in the French Quarter Olde N'awlins Cookery is a good place to sample the various flavors of the area. Their sampler plate had red beans and rice, gumbo, jambalaya. We also enjoyed fried oysters and fried shrimp. Not very lo-cal but very tasty. Atmosphere...More

Thank RickyD23
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was great in its day, fairly upscale. Although the original sign remains, the restaurant has been replaced by Oceana. The latter is solid but more basics, like po boys and barbeque shrimp. Its a hot choice right now, with a fun atmosphere and long...More

Thank azbbyes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great waitress. Awesome, awesome food. I can't express how good it was. I had the Cajun chicken alfredo, and it was creamy and delicious. The other person in my party had the red beans and rice, which I sampled, and it was so good. So...More

Thank Wyn93
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ye Olde Nola did not disappoint. We had balcony seating overlooking Bourbon st. We had red beans and rice and seafood gumbo and both were delicious. Service was very good, I would definitely recommend this restaurant.

Thank maxtraveler2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a cute Cajun place right in the middle of the happening spots on Burbon street. We had a lovely table right in the window and fantastic service. Crab cakes were pretty good, came with a savory crawfish sauce. Salads were fresh. My husband...More

Thank tripcasey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very ordinary restaurant with loads of tv screens but the food was surprisingly good. I had the gumbo which also came with a pot of lovely red beans and a pot of spicy sausage. For dessert I had the bread pudding which...More

Thank carol s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not the most plush restaurant, but it is typical of the area. The food is reasonably priced for Bourbon street, it was tasty & service was very quick. Bread pudding & rum sauce was particularly good

Thank BELMONTIpswich
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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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have a private room to accommodate 100 persons for a family reunion meet and greet July 21st.
1 March 2017|
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Response from Eli B | Property representative |
Yes, it's definitely possible! Please call (504)525-3661 and ask to speak w Rachel.
Hi. I haven't been to your restaraunt since Katrina. But I remember it well. I never had a trip to NO without stopping by for your BBQ shrimp. As you can see I'm totally additcted to this item. We are coming down in March and I popped online to see if it is still on your menu. Sadly I didn't see it. Can you tell me if you are still offering that dish? I will certainly be there if so! Thank you.
9 January 2017|
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Response from Hope Y | Reviewed this property |
BBQ shrimp and the amazing red fish are still there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:45 - 01:00
11:45 - 00:00
11:45 - 00:00
11:45 - 01:00
10:45 - 01:00
10:45 - 00:00
10:45 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2204
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-525-4577
  • E-mail
"Cooked by Locals, Spiced with History" Located on the famous Bourbon Street in the heart of the French Quarter. Come take it all in... the sights, the sounds and the taste of New Orleans!