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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%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp and grits” (424 reviews)
“duck” (285 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
534 Saint Louis St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2118
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

As a local New Orleanian this was one of my go to Restaurants, the stuffed chicken wings, duck, dessert and wine list. Unfortunately with the redesign the restaurant lost its direction and taste. Now I can't recommend this place to anyone. Sad to see this...More

Thank Jfc073
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went to NOLA without a reservation not knowing if we would get a table and were wonderfully surprised that we were able to a table. Our waiter was awesome and had great recommendations. We were surprised at the Asian twist on traditional New Orleans...More

Thank Ryan M
Reviewed 4 days ago

I came here with some business associates looking to take a break from work, and enjoy the esteemed Emeril's magical cuisine. Overall, the food was very good. My mild disappointment was more with the portions ( a bit small) and the ambiance (crowded, noisy). We...More

Thank srgeyes
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The prices are reasonable and portions are large, but the service is meh or great. Gregory saved the day when our original server was so slow that what he recommended and we ordered some of was sold out, at 7:30! He was not helpful in...More

Thank Kulbi
Reviewed 6 days ago

The food was excellent. The service was good. The restaurant was very loud and I would have preferred quieter dining that night. Modern chic atmosphere

Thank Michelle L
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was delicious - try the seafood gumbo, it was one of the best we had in NOLA. We sat on the first floor and had excellent service. Also tried one of the recommended pizza, and it was outstanding..

Thank bolkin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was looking for a restaurant that was not open air in the French Quarter. We found Nola close to our hotel. This was some of the best food I have ever tasted. We also felt it was reasonably priced. We were very pleased with our...More

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This has to be the best food for the price in NOLA. You can get a fantastic pizza for $12. We had frog legs that were amazing. You can get glasses of wine for $8-$14. Nice atmosphere and excellent service.

Thank Katie R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food at a moderate price. Accessible wine list and attentive service. First floor is active and sometimes loud, second floor better. Third floor quiet but unattractive.

Thank George R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch here by myself and the shrimp and grits were very tasty and perfectly done. Only com,plaint is the server directed me to the non-house chardonnay and when the bill came an 8 oz. pour was $24...caught me by surprise. 5 oz was $16...

Thank David E
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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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Response from jeffjnok | Reviewed this property |
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, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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