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Mr. B's Bistro

201 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2226
+1 504-523-2078
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“bbq shrimp” (899 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
201 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2226
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Reviewed today via mobile

Still as amazing as ever. Service a plus. The barbecue shrimp are incredible. Starts with a bib and ends with a table side hand cleaning. Worth the effort.

Thank Sean S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was a great dinner. The wait staff was exceptional! When my gumbo arrived cold our waiter Micheal quickly corrected it and explained this issue. I loved the bacon shrimp and grits!!!! I would definitely return

Thank Claireallie
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful central setting. I came for drinks at the bar in the late afternoon and it was great -- friendly bartender, excellent cocktail. I had tried to get a reservation for a large group for dinner but that was unavailable. But I came one night...More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very good food but make reservations because we waited in line for over an hour. we had gumbo and I had some type of appetizer with mushrooms. is was delicious.

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have been many times and is always one of our favs. Had duck andouille gumbo which to me has the best roux in NO. the pecan pie is superb and fried oysters can't be beat. Staff are great and hot bread in a bag...More

Thank markosolo
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Mr. B’s is one of our favorite restaurants and eat here every time we’re in New Orleans typically bringing someone new to enjoy the experience. We like to sit st the bar to eat and if Dean is there, he is the best! Dean tends...More

Thank Gretchen V
Reviewed 5 days ago

Welcoming atmosphere, friendly waitstaff, exceptional meal from 1-1-1 soups to the warm pecan pie a la mode at the end. Kendrick and Bryan--thank you for your attentiveness, excellent menu suggestions, and your wonderful service overall. Dining room is just the right size--elegant but not stuffy....More

Thank 4828tracy
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stayed at Hotel Monteleon across the street and went for lunch. Starter menu fried food you could have got a fast food. Service was slow, had to ask for someone to take our order.

Thank eileenmamaw
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Still wish you had half stars. I would give this a 4.5 Based on reviews and recommendations, I had the barbecued shrimp and an appetizer. All 4 of us had different dishes and enjoyed them all. There was a nice wine list and the interior...More

Thank jennyseinert
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent dining experience.. the food was authentic, and outstanding. The restaurant oozes New Orleans class and charm. A great experience.

Thank Larry E
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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29 January 2018|
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Response from Timothy M | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if they have a private area. When you come in the front door they have a bar on the right side with a dining area. They also have a larger dining area on the left side as you walk in. We dined on the left side and... More
25 January 2017|
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Response from tmatta | Reviewed this property |
Contact the restaurant. You understand this is s review site for customers, right???
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 23 - USD 50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2226
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-523-2078
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Mr. B's Bistro, (since 1979) owned by Cindy Brennan of the famous Brennan Restaurant Family, is located in the heart of the French Quarter. Signature dishes include Mr. B's famous Barbequed Shrimp, Gumbo Ya Ya, and Bread Pudding with Irish Whiskey Sauce. $1.50 martinis and bloody marys each weekday during lunch.
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