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Criollo Restaurant

214 Royal St, in Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans, LA 70130-2227
+1 504-681-4444
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“criollo” (196 reviews)
“avocado stack” (8 reviews)
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Open Now
6:30 am - 2:30 pm Hours
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
214 Royal St, in Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans, LA 70130-2227
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If don’t find the time to enjoy the bar or the dine at the Criollo your missing out! Excellent excellent service and Ms Kathy is a gem! We can’t wait to go back.

Thank bob and Jen J
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had the most exquisite breakfast experience. Our server Kathy has worked there for nearly 50 yrs and was impeccable in our her timing and hospitality. Not to mention she served us up some fantastic bineits (spelling?) .. anyway the staff is a reflection of...More

Thank Ralphie M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ambience is good so was the service . The creole omelette was average with no real depth to it. The flavors were average for the bacon. No specialty breads.

Thank Amir H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very typical for restaurants in the Quarter, we were rushed and food came to the table cold. The pacing and service was terrible. If any action could have been done poorly, it was. Not just the waiter as I believe we must have dealt with...More

Thank EyeForget
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Were invited by friends for dinner on a Friday evening,The restaurant is next to the Carousel Bar & Lounge which make the dining room a noisy environment due to the lack of partition.The service by Ina was great, the presentation also but the food was...More

Thank se210
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To be fair, we only ate breakfast there this trip + a late night bar snack. The food was okay but bland. Only the beignets were a stand out – better than Cafe du Monde in my opinion.

Thank E D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There with family while the place seemed very busy. Despite the large number of people in the restaurant, we were seated quickly and had very attentive staff. The crab stack was phenomenal. We all had a great time and lovely meal. This place is a...More

Thank jdmarker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great dinner with the family. Enjoyed the pace and food. Good service. Nice wines and after dinner drinks.

Thank RMCHouston
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went in for drinks with friends. The manager, David, was the BEST. Gave us tips on hidden treasures to visit in nola. James was an AMAZING server. Fabulous food. Can’t wait to go back!

Thank Maggie G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband took me here for my birthday dinner and it was great and delicious. Everything from bread and butter to delicious salad to juicy steak and potatoes. I did not have any dessert since I was too full after dinner. The staff were great...More

Thank latina3172016
Central Business District
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parts of New Orleans, the downtown’s humdrum title
might suggest that this area is all about business and
little else. But don’t let the bland name keep you
away from the Central Business District. The CBD
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touted as exceptional in less jubilant corners of the
world. Bordered by the French Quarter, the Arts
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Charlie S
23 February 2018|
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Response from Paula E | Reviewed this property |
I wish I had an answer, but usually a good restaurant like this one will work with you.
Valerie R
10 September 2015|
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Response from ataglance | Reviewed this property |
Breakfast is casual. We did not eat dinner there but did have drinks at the bar and lounge. We did not see anyone in very casual clothing. So if not long pants then dress shorts. Hope this helps.
Donald A
13 July 2015|
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Response from Lillian S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the restaurant is open 7 days a week. It's in the Monteleone Hotel.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 Royal St, in Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans, LA 70130-2227
    (Royal Street between Bienville and Iberville)
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-681-4444
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Hotel Monteleone
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