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Felix's Restaurant and Oyster Bar

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
French Quarter
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739 Iberville Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
+1 504-522-4440
Today
10:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 01:00
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Nashville, Tennessee
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116 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great oysters, raw and my favorite... Chargrilled! This is a neat place with black and white decor and mirrors all a round. The staff... Great! Friendly and helpful!!!

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Thank DvsDan
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55 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Felix's is an old fashioned seafood restaurant with outstanding food. The atmosphere was fun listening to the oyster shuckers while they worked. It was obvious they were experienced and loved their job! The seafood was delicious...extremely fresh. Will definitely return.

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Thank Lisa T
Key West, Florida
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187 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The grilled oysters we had were piping hot. Good turtle soup and catfish sandwich. Great onion rings and friendly service. Easier to walk in by far than Acme and I like Felix better. Always go when I am in NOLA

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Thank Rob S
Marblehead, Massachusetts
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89 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've been coming to Felix's for many years for lunch. This time the greeter was surly as though I was bothering him by coming in. The gumbo was weak and yuck. Sorry to see this old place go down hill.

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Chicago, Illinois
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372 reviews
313 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Disappointed with the grilled oysters. They weren't served hot off the grill (and could have been grilled a tad longer). Mr. Ed's and Drago's are much better. The gumbo was OK. Good service.

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New York City, New York
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Went to Felix because acme oyster line was too long and it's right across the street and menu is the same it's a loud casual place we ate at the oyster bar all the tables were full but it was great soon as I sat down they were throwing oysters down on the counter for me to try before I... More 

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Thank mimi719
Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came into Felix's to grab a bite before meeting my group of friends. Since I was alone, I sat at the oyster bar. I had a blast chatting and joking with the men shucking oysters behind the bar. The food was great and the service was even better. I will be back! I enjoyed the turtle soup, raw oysters,... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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131 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great seafood dishes and shucked oysters. A must stop when in the New Orleans area. Conveniently located in the French Quarter. A well-known tradition for a New Orleans traveler.

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Thank James L
Orlando, Florida
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57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been a patron of this French Quarter standard for almost 40 years. There are more famous destinations around the Qtr but none as reliable. Here you will not find fluff, pomp, or marketing at play. Simply you find a real New Orleans dining experience. Gumbo is great, PoBoys are always a safe play, and of course the oysters... More 

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Thank Sean E
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76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At the insistence of a friend, we ate here and I really enjoyed it. Our bartender/server was super friendly! The oysters on the half shell were very good and so were the chargrilled oysters. The bloody Mary's were good too. Enjoy!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 35
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 01:00
Saturday
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 739 Iberville Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-522-4440

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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 Quarter, brightly colored Victorian homes and businesses, famously done up with wrought-iron features, provide a distinct and immediately recognizable backdrop for all varieties of fun. At any given moment in this historic riverside setting, some of America’s finest meals are being cooked, most potent cocktails are being mixed, and most engaging music is being performed.
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