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Irene's Cuisine

539 Saint Philip St, The French Quarter, New Orleans, LA 70116-3322
+1 504-529-8811
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“soft shell crab” (123 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
539 Saint Philip St, The French Quarter, New Orleans, LA 70116-3322
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend recommended that we try Irene's and I am so glad we did. I was prepared to wait even though we had a reservation but to my surprise we were seated right away. The waiter said there must have been something going on because...More

Thank Sheila K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My mother and I stopped in for dinner on our last night in NOLA. The food and service was excellent, and the wine options also superb. Our server, Orlando, was very attentive (despite the busy evening) and he made great recommendations for our meals. Irene's...More

Thank MaryH2003
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked in without booking, and were seated after about 15 minutes - no problem and it was worth the wait. Food was exceptional and service very professional - tables are a little small for four and they are crammed in - but good atmosphere

Thank Craig H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in New Orleans for my daughter's wedding. Went to many restaurants recommended by everyone at the hotel, but by far this was the best one we went to. The food was fantastic, the waiter was great, and with every special occasion the waiter...More

Thank Tdg1234
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To be fair, the only reason this isn't a 5 rating is because we ended up waiting longer than we were told and felt some of the staff were a bit snooty to us. It was the Tuesday night after Jazzfest and our waitress was...More

1  Thank Dave A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The evening could not have been better. Great service all night. Very pleasant staff. Complimentary broushetta was a nice touch. As noted in many reviews, the soft shell crab was superb. The escargot was also very good. The lasagne was excellent and massive. A the...More

Thank Kaptx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For the past couple years we have traveled to New Orleans for our anniversary. We make sure to have our anniversary dinner at Irene's. Reservations are necessary. You might get lucky and get seated without a reservation but I would not take that chance. Ireland's...More

Thank jimwarren2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a chance on this one, not having been before and were very pleased we had. Food was superb, service great and couldn't fault it

Thank Gillian S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The most delicious meal I have ever had! The most wonderful, knowledgeable and entertaining wait staff I have ever met!!!!

Thank Maryna D. N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were on holiday with friends & were out walking when we stumbled across Irene's, didn't have reservation but only waited 10 mins on table for 4, food, wine, staff & atmosphere all brill!!! It's a charming restaurant with 2 dining rooms with loads of...More

Thank Karen M
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 & Answers
16 March 2017|
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Response from Sharon R | Reviewed this property |
There is some on street parking but watch that you park legally or they'll tow you . There are paid parking lots and then you can walk a couple of blocks to the restaurant.
1 March 2017|
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Response from cabinwoman | Reviewed this property |
Call at least a week in advance, the fact that you are flexible with dates will help.
1 March 2017|
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Response from Baltimore-Bob13 | Reviewed this property |
You should be able to make reservations over the phone. Mardi Gras may have affected the hours they are open.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 539 Saint Philip St, The French Quarter, New Orleans, LA 70116-3322
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-529-8811
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