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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%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
539 Saint Philip St, The French Quarter, New Orleans, LA 70116-3322
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went to Irene's at the new location and it was as good as people have said. We got reservations more than two months ago, which was good because the wait was 2 hours+. We shared the antipasto, then tried the crabmeat gratin and escargot....More

Thank pmefferd04
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to New Orleans for our 33rd anniversary. Stayed at the Quarters, about a block away from Irene's. Heard it was good so walked on over. When we got there they were celebrating St. Joesph's Altar, March 19th, and several priest were there and the...More

Thank ChipNewton
Reviewed 1 week ago

While spending a long weekend in New Orleans, we had dinner our first night at Irene's. Fortunately we made a reservation weeks in advance as it is a very popular restaurant. The service was terrific and the food was amazing. All beautifully served and great...More

Thank Barbara T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

dined at Irene’s with 2 other couples over Wrestlemania weekend. It was my wife and mines second trip there and everyone else’s 1st. The reviews were unanimous... excellent! I had the Rosemary Chicken, others had the fish and others the steak. All raved about their...More

Thank Ed J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited New Orleans with a group of adult family members and wanted to try Irene's because it's something of an institution -- and we thought it might be good to have at least one night that wasn't Cajun or Creole food. And while the...More

Thank William B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We dropped by without a reservation and lucked into a table. We foolishly changed our restaurant to this one based on our Uber driver recommendation. However, we didn't add the reservation part into our choice. The Captain, found us a table that we could use...More

1  Thank Mac_Maximum
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here in early January on the recommendation of the person whose house we were renting. It was crowded and we did have to wait a bit for a table even though we had a reservation. The food was delicious and we enjoyed everything....More

1  Thank NJWoman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There were four of us that tried Irenes after reading their web site and Trip Advisor. We had a new server James, a trainee. He did okay but, two entrees were totally overlooked. The fettuccini was mushy and the shrimp were dried out. We notified...More

Thank HappyHungarians
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We always visit Irene’s on our visits to NO but this time was less enjoyable. The cacaphony of loud voices and sounds was awful. To be fair they recently moved so perhaps they have not addressed this issue. The food was as delicious as ever...More

1  Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From one Italian to another (whether you really are or just want to be), Irene's has the best Italian Food in the City! I recommend calling for reservations - this place is no secret. And it was packed. We had a table for 2 in...More

2  Thank FCampagna
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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2 March 2018|
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Response from mjgmike2 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, that would be okay. Others had jeans on, as I did too. Hope you enjoy Frenchman Street, we go there too.
29 December 2017|
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Response from Jfc073 | Reviewed this property |
Actually, we went and we brought our wine with us. Worked out perfectly and the corkage fee was a modest $15. Of course we would not do this if ordering from the menu but it was a special bottle.
16 March 2017|
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Response from JoePlum94 | Reviewed this property |
We Uber'd everywhere as we did not have a vehicle. It was awesome!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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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