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Criollo Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
French Quarter
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214 Royal St, in Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans, LA 70130-2227 (Royal Street between Bienville and Iberville)
+1 504-681-4444
06:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 14:30
Mon - Fri 17:30 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 17:30 - 23:00
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely dinner at Criollo in the Hotel Monteleone last night. After cocktails in the Carousel bar we headed in for our 7 pm reservation and were practically the only diners. Our server, Gino was friendly and prompt with our wine and bread. The thyme scones are to die for. We had a very good Pinot noir and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Celebrated a Birthday at Criollo tonight. Service was impeccable! Our servers Collin and Caleb are first class. The food was delicious. A contemporary spin on famous New Orleans cuisine. Chargrilled oysters, turtle soup, the Demitasse Flight (a sample of gumbo, butternut squash and turtle soup) was perfect. I couldn't decide what soup to choose and this was a generous amount... More 

Thank Janie L
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

They have really good LOX. It is on the expensive side but worth it if you don't want to leave and are starving! The coffee is great and has that chicory flavor which is strong.

Thank JillNewsomMackey
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

This is the Friday breakfast special. Try it with a Bloody Mary. Truly a lot of duck in this one, a very filling meal. Service was excellent as was the coffee.

Thank Thomas T
Las Vegas, Nevada
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

The staff at the Criollo Resturant in The Monteleone Hotel are welcoming, gracious and the friendliest you would want to meet. Joseph, Ina, Kathy, Gino & Donald all added so much to our experience at the Criollo. The service was prompt, the food is AMAZING!!! GO!! You won't be disappointed!!!

Thank LVAdventurer
Sarasota, Florida
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Their French Toast is awesome with your choice of praline sauce or strawberry rhubarb sauce. It isn't called French Toast there. Great service.

Thank Tripmaker_10
New Orleans, LA, United States
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

This was a wonderful breakfast at Criollo Restaurant in the Hotel Monteleone! Staff were very friendly and service was excellent. The poached eggs were very delicious with the breakfast. The kitchen was in view of the seating and showed how talented they are and work well together. We had a wonderful experience and the food was great and delicious!

Thank gregoryg2017
Sydney, Australia
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123 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Visited a few times for breakfast and once for dinner, whilst staying at the Monteleone. Enjoyed the breakfast. Dinner was good, but my choice, snapper not so good. The rest was very nice.

Thank Kathleen D
Many, Louisiana
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74 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I just had a wonderful meal at Criollo. I made the reservation because of Trip Advisor reviews and we were not disappointed. The bread basket contained these delightful tarragon scones that were so light they almost melted in our mouths. The bread was presented with regular butter, sea salt butter and cane butter; we both loved the... More 

Thank Melwood62
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

The menu has some wonderful seafood dishes, and some incredible soups and salads but the Bread Pudding with selected fruit is special!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
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>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-681-4444
  • This restaurant is at Hotel Monteleone

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