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Nola Restaurant

534 Saint Louis St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2118
+1 504-522-6652
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
534 Saint Louis St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2118
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing atmosphere and food!! Always wanted to try one of Emerils places!! We didn’t have a reservation and got right in at the new renovated bar area!!

Thank Haley M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is one of New Orleans Crown Jewels! The food was out of this world!!! There were 4 of us in our party and we all selected different items so that we could sample other menu items. Whether it was steak, fish, chicken or...More

Thank g12015s
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here was good. I loved the shrimp and grits and the cornbread with collard greens. The stuffed chicken wings weren't bad. The frog legs were pretty chewy. The service started out great but then tapered off... I spent the last 15 minutes without...More

Thank Krystal D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best pizzas on the world! Spicy fried frog legs are also a delight. Highly recommended for all good food's lovers!

Thank AlexAlexJersey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to eat. Recommend reservations, but they accommodated walk ins fairly well early on. Food was great and so was the service.

Thank CJ_Expat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to NOLA with my mom hoping to have as great an experience as we'd had at Emeril's Orlando at Universal City Walk. Unfortunately, this was not the case. The restaurant is quite noisy, which would have been forgivable if there had at least been...More

1  Thank Lauren C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't let the fact that this is an Emeril Lagasse restaurant cause you to think that NOLA is stuffy and pretentious. The food is easy and wonderful and you are guaranteed to love the staff, particularly if you are fortunate to get a seat at...More

Thank Celeste M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nola offers some of the best food the French Quarter has to offer. Emeril Lagassie did a great job restablishing the place. The staff and waiters are amazing. The chef is five stars. His menu selection is right on. Try the collards served over cornbread....More

Thank 418lorrainef
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oysters Rockefeller Pizza BBQ Shrimp - excellent NOLA style butter sauce. Spicy Fried Frog Legs gereat flavors, awesome lunch, service is a little slow but that is the way it is in most of NOLA.

Thank John W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was recommended by our Hotel and it was a great choice. The Food and serviced was outstanding and my wife's Salmon was second to none.

Thank Steven M
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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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17 October 2016|
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Response from IAGMI | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are always children there each time we have went!
22 April 2015|
Response from itsanicedayout |
Yup-nice jeans will be fine.
14 February 2015|
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That I'm not sure about, sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 534 Saint Louis St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2118
    (Chartres Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-522-6652
  • E-mail
NOLA is chef/restaurateur Emeril Lagasse’s casual eatery in the heart of New Orleans’ French Quarter. Open since 1992, the critically-acclaimed restaurant fuses traditional Creole, Acadian and Southern cuisine with global influences. Chef de Cuisine Philip Buccieri works closely with Chef Emeril to create an innovative menu showcasing rustic Louisiana cooking with local ingredients and some ethnic twists. The three-story restaurant features an open-action kitchen, chef’s food bar and a signature wood-fired brick oven. NOLA was renovated in 2017 and is now open daily at 11:30 am serving one menu for lunch and dinner.
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