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Bourbon House

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Central Business District
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144 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2302 (Iberville Street)
+1 504-522-0111
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Today
11:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 10:30
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Sun - Sat 06:30 - 10:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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albuquerque n.m. 87120
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145 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our first visit to BH and we found much to like. The service was excellent, we both had fish dishes which were prepared perfectly. It was quiet and elegant.

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Thank Marcus4
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124 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The service is slow and the food came out warm to cold. Best to get the buffet so you can help yourself. Only ate breakfast there so it might be better later in the day.

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Thank Donald G
London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The best thing to say about Bourbon House is that it is open during that late afternoon period between lunch and dinner when many other local restaurants are closed. Open, that is, in the sense that you can go inside and sit at a table. Service may be another matter. Even though the place was less than half full when... More 

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Thank Robin D
Beaumont, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great bar. Never a wait. Great service. Awesome oyster bar with incredibly fresh oysters. Enough said

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Thank Dean T
Dayton, OH
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Bourbon House has wonderful breakfast with Shrimp and Grits, tasty benedicts, good coffee and great service.

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Thank DAYMark
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We started at the bar with Happy Hour Oysters, The best I've ever eaten! Then we were seated in the dining room near the windows streetside and enjoyed people watching. OUr service was fabulous and the food was great. I had the Red Fish and it was amazing. My husband love the seafood stew. Can't wait for our next visit!

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Thank Ibcruisn28
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our drink server, Jason, was amazing. Our food server needs some additional training or a better attitude. Tried the crab claws, a lemonade and corn and crab soup to start. Each were delish but I felt as if the pricing was a bit much.

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Thank Sigmababy
Richfield, Minnesota, United States
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My first visit was not so good, but they have great reviews so I returned and the service fell short of what I expected but the food was good.

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Thank Missy B
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Last place we visited. We were ugly, worn down and carrying luggage. We were treated no differently than someone in business attire. They took our bags and stowed them for us. Provided with 2 servers making things very prompt. The sazerac was on point and the peel and eat shrimp was amazing. We tried 3 apps and 4 entrees and... More 

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Thank Kurtis D
Normal, Illinois
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120 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Close to many other restaurants like Acme, Felix's and Hard Rock cafe, Bourbon appears up class and perhaps too fancy if you aren't dressed up or in the mood. Do not let this stop you. We felt that way and landed at the bar. The bar set up allows you to sit next to the oyster shuckers and watch them... More 

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Thank Jason H
Stephen S, General Manager at Bourbon House, responded to this review

Jason, Thank you so much for your wonderful comments! I am absolutely thrilled you enjoyed your experience at our Oyster Bar! I hope your travels bring you back to NOLA soon! Cheers! Stephen Schnell General Manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 80
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 10:30
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
06:30 - 10:30
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 10:30
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 10:30
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
06:30 - 10:30
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
06:30 - 10:30
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
06:30 - 10:30
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 144 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2302
    (Iberville Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-522-0111

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Central Business District
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