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La Petite Grocery

4238 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2735
+1 504-891-3377
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (41 reviews)
“crab beignets” (108 reviews)
“bolognese” (52 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 pm - 9:30 pmAll hours
American, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
4238 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2735
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

We weren't able to get a table inside, but fortunately it was a great day, the weather was beautiful, and so we took one of two outside tables. Our waiter was very nice, but a tad slow. Probably because he had a lot of walking...More

Thank Tracy-BO1
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Friends recommended this place so we had lunch here. We are frequent visitors to Nola and are foodies. My boyfriend used to own a restaurant so knows food. He had the turtle bolognese and I had the trout sandwich special. His was too salty but...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 14 March 2017

wonderful little place on magazine; interesting and creative menu (eg.alligator bolognese with a deep fried hard-boiled egg - awesome) and the butter scotch "pudding" in a mason jar was also most excellent

Thank james h
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Wonderful atmosphere and superb service! Our wait staff was so knowledgeable about the menu, she answered all questions. Our meal was outstanding and the prices were great as well.

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 6 March 2017

It lived up to the hype for me. The service was prompt and courteous, and the atmosphere, lovely. Everything we ate and drank was fantastic. Whiskey cocktails, brussel sprouts, paneed rabbit, seared tuna...I would order every single thing again. Even the bread for the table...More

Thank GOYAYTravel
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Yummy! One of the best meals I had in Nola! The blue crab beignet and butterscotch pudding are musts!

Thank montlilac
Reviewed 1 March 2017

To be candidly honest, we stopped going to this restaurant several years ago as the food was just too trendy for me. With Pascal Manaul, La Crepe Nanou and Upperline which have better menus close by, it just doesn't work for me, but my wife...More

1  Thank sailorboy333
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Four of us shared crab beignets, marinated octopus salad, duck confit, deviled eggs, ricotta dumplings, excellent French bread and great service. We also shared the pudding dessert- not really a pudding consistency and it was EXCELLENT. the crab beignets...I could have them again and again.

Thank buckeyechic312
Reviewed 23 February 2017

What an absolutely lovely place. We loved every aspect of our evening there. We were warmly greeted and welcomed, and found the space to be so comfortable and very lovely. It wasn't to noisy, despite being completely full. The tables are not packed too closely...More

Thank yecats59
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful dinner for four with our teenagers during the first weekend of Mardi Gras. A little challenging to get here with much of Magazine Street blocked for parades, but glad we persisted. Funky and eclectic cocktails (heavy on the whiskey/rye which suits me...More

Thank Troy B
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28 February 2017|
Response from Elizabeth F | Reviewed this property |
I do not knowthe answer to that question. I would contact the restaurant ahead. They try to accommodate everything.
12 February 2016|
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Response from shel29Brooklyn | Reviewed this property |
Dressy casual is fine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4238 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2735
    (General Pershing)
  • Public Transportation: The St. Charles Ave. Streetcar is a short walk to the restaurant. There are also Magazine Street bus stops located one block away.
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Garden District
  • Neighbourhood: Garden District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-891-3377
  • E-mail
Closed due to damage sustained in Hurricane Katrina.
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