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Serendipity - CLOSED

3700 Orleans Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119-4830
+1 504-407-0818
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good42%
  • Average0%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible0%
7 May 2013
“True con-fusion dining”
21 Apr 2013
“Very creative cuisine at value pricing”
Restaurant Hours
All hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, International, Soups
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
3700 Orleans Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119-4830
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1 - 10 of 14 reviews

Reviewed 7 May 2013

Beware of eating here. The Chef's vision is far beyond his grasp and usually falls far short of the intention. The starters were pretty good -- my melon, greens and pumpkin seed salad was quite enjoyable. My Cochon au Lait/lei was supposed to be a...More

Thank wordwiz
Reviewed 22 April 2013

Coming out of Green Goddess, Chris (chef) has a bigger playground but still spot on with crazy concoctions and flavor combinations that satisfy at very reasonable pricing. Nice décor, but a bit hard to find the first time, In the American Can Company building. Definitely...More

Thank lilbanjo
Reviewed 13 April 2013

The food was very different. I had a goat meat moussaka, it had an interesting flavor, but the portion wasn't filling. I tried a liquor punch drink that was pretty good. They have an extensive drink menu. The appetizers were really good, and I liked...More

Thank Napoleon504
Reviewed 6 April 2013

Lunch was quite good. Each dish was creative and very flavorful. Although I didn't have a cocktail, the list was impressive, as was the collection of spirits behind the bar.

Thank BN712
Reviewed 24 March 2013 via mobile

What a taste sensation for any discerning palate. Serendipity is so aptly named for numerous reasons. They offer a list of classic cocktails we have not encountered before in many years of travel. Its so fun and offbeat you want to plan your next five...More

Thank RiRiTex
Reviewed 26 February 2013

A little out of the way, but if you want a different experience it is worth checking out. Staff is super friendly and helpful. There are many vegetarian dishes which is refreshing. We had the "cauliflower "steak" and the fish tacos. The "steak" is a...More

Thank lvpassport
Reviewed 20 February 2013

Restaurant had one waitress at lunch serving 10 tables, she was nice and all but it took an hour to get the food. The food failed to deliver up to NOLA standards. The Tequila Shrimp Po-Boy was all bread and some bland tiny boiled shrimp...More

Thank Esmeralda V
Reviewed 17 February 2013

Finally made it to Serendipity for dinner and we were so glad we did. Everything brought to our table was exceptional from the wine to the dessert. Our son was home for the weekend from college and we have know the chef, Chris, since his...More

Thank DianeLynn143
Reviewed 12 February 2013

Chef Chris may have gotten voted of chopped but hit a home run with his newest restaurant. I stopped in by way of a friend’s recommendation and I’m so glad I did. The food was awesome and the service was perfect! My wife ordered all...More

Thank DieHardRamsFan
Reviewed 30 January 2013

Came in to check out the decor etc yesterday and stopped to have a glass of wine at the bar. We have been fans of Chef Chris from his Green Goddess days. The "bartender" Ed turned out to be a part owner of both Serendipity...More

Thank NolaGal_2
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 12 - USD 30
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3700 Orleans Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119-4830
    (Jefferson Davis Pkwy, Carrollton Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: Three blocks from streetcar stop at Carrollton and Orleans Ave.
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans
  • Phone Number: +1 504-407-0818
Description
Inspired by the jazz of New Orleans & seasonal, creative fare by Chef Chris DeBarr matched to impeccable cocktails & adventurous wines, Serendipity is a stellar "neighborhood joint" that is exciting and affordable. With partner Ed Diaz of the legendary Bar Tonique, Chef Chris has created a friendly place with the most inspired menu the city has ever seen, unexpected yet playful & delicious! Serendipity is a local hangout with world class food at prices that seem a steal. Imaginative soul food for today's New Orleans!
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