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Coop's Place

Cajun / Creole Restaurant$$$$
French Quarter, New Orleans
  • Leonard B.
    "Smoked Duck Quesadillas to start followed by the Jambalaya Supreme."(20 Tips)
    Christopher F.
    "You have to get the Taste Plate, so good!"(18 Tips)
    Marc C.
    "The rabbit jambalaya is the best jambalaya I've had in the city."(13 Tips)
    Joëlle G.
    "The fried chicken with rabbit and sausage jambalaya was amazing!"(11 Tips)
300 Tips and reviews
  • fried chicken
  • tasting plate
  • Cajun food
  • gumbo
  • seafood
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  • Will
    Will2 days ago
    Everything is amazing. But if you have to get one thing, get the Jumbalya Supreme.
  • John C.
    John Cassillo3 weeks ago
    Delicious food in a small spot, but worth stopping in. Had the jambalaya -- spicy, but highly recommended.
  • Paul G.
    Paul GaugerSeptember 4
    Cajun spiced Fried Chicken and deep fried oysters
  • C L.
    C Love LeeAugust 23
    I got the sampler. Only thing I liked was the fried chicken. Red beans/rice F-. 1st time I had gumbo/jambalaya/shrimp creole, all gross! Completely turned me off to even trying those again ever.
  • Robert K.
    Robert KnoxAugust 19
    Great value for money.
  • Christian B.
    The place looks like a totally sketchy dive, but the food is fantastic. The fried chicken says Cajun, but I didn't notice much "Cajun" about it, still tasty! Gumbo and Jambayaya are also great.
  • Alexandria H.
    Tasting plate 👌
  • Priya T.
    Love this place so much!
  • Doug W.
    Doug WMay 16
    Total dive bar, but the best jambalaya we had the entire time in NOLA.
  • Constantin
    We had Jambalaya Supreme and Crawfish Dinner. We liked it! The place has a very nice, simple old and old. Nothing fancy. You can feel a very distinct historic vibe - which is awesome.
  • Wilson F.
    As whole-in-the-wall as it gets, with few tables, a small bar and gruff service. But the food, the food... all the Cajun/Creole classics PERFECTLY executed, and fabulous off-menu specials.
  • Mike K.
    The taster plate is a great crash course in New Orleans cuisine.
  • YUMLife™
    YUMLife™March 16
    The Grilled Lamb with/ Pepper Jelly 👍👍👍👍👍
  • Mike K.
    Mike KenyonFebruary 27
    Get the fried chicken. I had the tasting plate, and while the rest were alright, the fried chicken was great. I know what I'm getting next time.
  • Toree M.
    Toree McGeeFebruary 13
    It's super loud which if you're into the you'll like. The food was just okay. Some of it came out cold - maybe because it's FREEZING in there. The seafood gumbo & jambalaya weren't good.
  • Dusan M.
    Actually, this is the first time I saw a RAT walking through a restaurant. They said sorry (?!).
  • Javier R.
    Amazing food. Some of the best fried chicken and jambalaya ever.
  • Jimmy L.
    Jimmy LuNovember 19, 2016
    The group said the fried chicken was cold. I got pasta, which was pretty bland
  • Jeni W.
    Jeni WrightNovember 15, 2016
    Best Bloody Mary ever.
  • Jeni W.
    Jeni WrightNovember 14, 2016
    Fried chicken is off the charts good... as was the Bloody Mary!
  • Erin K.
    Erin KNovember 7, 2016
    The pasta jambalaya is fantastic
  • Glen B.
    Glen BischoffSeptember 16, 2016
    Marinated crab claws were excellent. Bathroom is disgusting so go before you go...
  • Valerie P.
    Valerie PetrovAugust 19, 2016
    Wish I could eat their chicken tchoupitoulas every day of my life.
  • BuzzFeed
    BuzzFeedAugust 16, 2016
    This hole in the wall ain’t playin! At Coop's they serve some of the BEST jambalaya in town! Read more
  • BuzzFeed
    BuzzFeedAugust 16, 2016
    Get the taste plate which costs $14. It's shrimp creole, fried chicken, red beans&rice with sausage, rabbit&sausage jambalaya. Also came with gumbo. Just a lot of flavor. I’ll take it all at Coop’s. Read more
  • Ashley K.
    Ashley KasperAugust 9, 2016
    The servers are rude but that's all part of the atmosphere at coops. The food was great and authentic.
  • Bianca M.
    Bianca MasilowskyJuly 28, 2016
    Cajun Pasta was excellent.
  • LuisYo A.
    LuisYo AlvaradoJuly 18, 2016
    You need to try the Jambalaya here! Its amazing! The Cajun pasta is also delicious!
  • LuisYo A.
    LuisYo AlvaradoJuly 17, 2016
    We loved the place! Great vibe, delicious food!
    ESTHERJuly 13, 2016
    Cheap drinks and air conditioner to cool off
  • Chloe Z.
    Chloe ZoharMay 25, 2016
    Amazing fried chicken.
  • Michelle B.
    Michelle BoustanyMay 18, 2016
    21 years and older. Save yourself the trouble
  • Lindsay C.
    Lindsay CApril 30, 2016
    Fried chicken and fried shrimp! Yum.
  • EM H.
    EM H.April 27, 2016
    It's dive-y which seems like the quintessential French Quarter experience.
  • Priya T.
    Priya TungrusApril 14, 2016
    Travelled across from London to eat here again for a second time! Went on two different nights and stuck to my fave jambalaya on both. Thanks Coops!
  • Aaron B.
    Aaron BlockleyMarch 9, 2016
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  • Oliver G.
    Oliver GFebruary 12, 2016
    Not well suited for large groups. (6+) Food is good. Lots of fruit flies though.
  • Shannon H.
    Shannon HubbellFebruary 11, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    The blackened redfish poboy is great when it's on the menu!
  • Greg W.
    Greg WhippleFebruary 2, 2016
    Terrible hostess would never go back!
  • Zach T.
    Zach ThomasJanuary 2, 2016
    Good fried chicken but quite a wait at night
  • Ignaura T.
    Ignaura TejedaDecember 31, 2015
    Supreme Jambalaya was great. Gumbo was a disappointment. Service is terrible.
  • Connie C.
    Connie ChiuDecember 21, 2015
    Everything is so good here. Gets crowded with long lines so be friends with your line neighbors and share a table for faster seating.
  • Gwen F.
    Gwen FontenotDecember 19, 2015
    Fried chicken cooked perfectly.
  • Becky O.
    Becky OtterBotDecember 10, 2015
    Rabbit jambalaya supreme!! Delicious!!
  • Michelle Marie
    Michelle MarieNovember 15, 2015
    Jambalaya Supreme, Cajun Fried Chicken
  • Liz
    LizNovember 9, 2015
    Horrible service. Why is this place rated so high? Do not go here! Food was less than mediocre and bartender was incredibly rude
  • Bunmi O.
    Bunmi OnitiriNovember 9, 2015
    Don't let the rating fool you, Coop's Place is terrible. Horrendous bathrooms, mediocre food and bad service.
  • Tarun N.
    Tarun NimmagaddaNovember 8, 2015
    Fried chicken was good. So was the rabbit jambalaya.
  • Marcelius F.
    Marcelius F.November 6, 2015
    The taste place is perfect if you want to try the dishes Nola is recognised for. Love how local and authentic it is!
  • Marcelius F.
    Marcelius F.November 6, 2015
    Try the platter, where you get to try all the delicious dishes Nola is recognised for. Love the atmosphere of the place. If you want local this is it.
  • Angeli d.
    Angeli de LeonNovember 2, 2015
    Jambalaya and fried chicken!
  • Leslie L.
    Leslie LinOctober 26, 2015
    Long line, not so friendly bartender...but the fried chicken was pretty good
  • Steve G.
    Steve GaryOctober 24, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Chicken Tchopitoulas
  • Bob H.
    Bob HigginsOctober 11, 2015
    The taste plate is the way to go if you don't have a favorite. But everything is awesome. Oh, and Judah is the man.
  • Bob H.
    Bob HigginsOctober 11, 2015
    Every damn thing.
  • Michelle A.
    Michelle AndersonOctober 7, 2015
    Not bad fried chicken. Cool little hole in the wall
  • Marc C.
    Marc CSeptember 25, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    The rabbit jambalaya is the best jambalaya I've had in the city. It's worth a stop in this dive (which I call a "dive" with the utmost respect)
  • Tobias R.
    Tobias ReiperSeptember 4, 2015
    A truly authentic and epic Jambalaya was such great flavours and ingredients!! If your in New Orleans you must come here!!
  • Raied F.
    Raied FarghalyAugust 31, 2015
    Shrimp Creole and the crab filled jalepeno poppers are great.
  • Daniel B.
    Daniel BarnettAugust 30, 2015
    Everything is good here. Some of the best food in New Orleans, at a dive. Love this place.
  • Priya T.
    Priya TungrusAugust 26, 2015
    Nice portion sizes (European style!) and lovely food. Try the jumbalaya.
  • Aaron C.
    Aaron ConcannonAugust 19, 2015
    Wouldnt let us in with a UK driving license for ID so we don't know what's good...bring your passport if you're not from the us
  • Liana C.
    Liana CascianiAugust 14, 2015
    Amazing place, seriously let the servers just order everything for you. It was best meal we had in NOLA by far.
  • Ana S.
    Ana SAugust 12, 2015
    Nice Food but workers are a little bit stressed! Enjoy life!!! We are only here once!
  • magenta
    magentaJuly 29, 2015
    Food was AMAZING
  • Zuzana C.
    Zuzana CizovaJuly 22, 2015
    Rabbit jambalaya is great. Also chicken and sausage gumbo is delicious.
  • Constantine L.
    Had the sampler. Everything was great. Atmosphere was fantastic. New favorite place in NOLA
  • Kim G.
    Kim GarnerJuly 18, 2015
    This. Place. Is. Amazing. Get the fried chicken and/or the taste platter! Yum. Also, Juda is the greatest server.
  • Laura W.
    Laura WilsonJuly 13, 2015
    Rabbit jambalaya I still dream about.
  • Juieta C.
    Juieta ChowdhuryMay 31, 2015
    Amazing jambalaya supreme
  • Christina B.
    Christina BeardMay 29, 2015
    Delicious burgers! I've never been disappointed with any food here!
  • Phillip B.
    Phillip BMay 25, 2015
    The Jambalaya Supreme was excellent as was the Smoked Duck Quesadilla. The service, however, was subpar.
  • Luci S.
    Luci SmethurstMay 18, 2015
    Good fast food - sample platter was a great intro to local food. Staff didn't seem very pleasant though.
  • Megan E.
    Megan EnsingerMay 9, 2015
    The rabbit and sausage jambalaya was AMAZING.
  • Hugh M.
    Hugh McIntyreMay 7, 2015
    Ordered lamb ribs, fried chicken with rice and beans and the jambalaya. It was all freaking awesome. Lamb ribs falling off the bone, lovely smokey jambalaya and the fried chicken was bloody amazing.
  • Alex J.
    Alex JangMarch 19, 2015
    This is the real jambalaya!! with tabasco, the taste extended to the universe.
  • Peggy A.
    Peggy AugusteMarch 3, 2015
    Delicious po-boy. Excellent Bloody Mary!
  • Jon M.
    Jon MillerFebruary 26, 2015
    Awful service, everything is breaded & fried, nothing to write home about. Don't waste your time or money, unless you're only stopping for a beer (but you can do that anywhere).
  • Stefan
    StefanFebruary 16, 2015
    Get the tasting plate and play some random music on the jukebox. Pretty decent food for the touristy area you're in.
  • Sam M.
    Sam MertinsFebruary 10, 2015
    If you like to sit at the bar, don't expect good service.
  • Carl D.
    Carl DirksFebruary 7, 2015
    Dingy, dirty, strange wait staff, great food. Love it!!!!!!
  • Chris
    ChrisFebruary 7, 2015
    Good place to grab some grub. They are open late. Try one of the fried seafood plates.
  • Ricel A.
    Ricel AlmadovarDecember 24, 2014
    Really inexpensive local hangout. Cajun fried chicken, Shrimp Gumbo and Seafood Platter are so delish! Cheap wine and beer, too!
  • Divya M.
    Divya MulanjurDecember 23, 2014
    Absolutely loved it here. Must try their fried oysters -crunchy,cajun spiced on the outside and so juicy inside! Get the taste plate if you want to try everything. But I'd recommend the jambalaya.
  • Janet Y.
    Janet YuDecember 21, 2014
    Great food. Service is so so but I think that is what they are going for
  • bello b.
    bello belloDecember 21, 2014
    Copious staff attitude doesn't really outweigh the food quality. (Staff openly criticised other customers in front of us - that's just bad however you look at it)
  • Tony M.
    Tony MDecember 14, 2014
    The best gumbo we had in town. Strong drinks.
  • Lou C.
    Lou CarulliDecember 8, 2014
    Yes this is a DIVE and feels more bar then restaurant but the food that comes out of this place is true Cajun! I went here with 9 guys for a bachelor party and the food was great.
  • Paddy
    PaddyDecember 6, 2014
    Cool dive bar. Very casual atmosphere and a good beer selection. Fried chicken was good too.
  • Bonnie U.
    Bonnie UrestiNovember 22, 2014
    We got the taste plate and the green beans. Honestly everything was okay... but the fried chicken was literally the best fried chicken I've ever had in my life. It was coated in heaven!!!
  • Kim T.
    Kim TanNovember 18, 2014
    They make a really good blackened redfish - juicy, succulent, bursting with flavor.
  • Carla T.
    Carla TanakaNovember 13, 2014
    I tried the duck tortilla and oh my god!! It's so so delicious!! Also tried the jambalaya and it was great! Quite spicy, but still great!!
  • Casey R.
    Casey RucinsNovember 2, 2014
    Fried chicken and jambalaya, duh.
  • RcL
    RcLOctober 27, 2014
    Be sure to try the marinated lamb ribs! I didn't care too much for the gumbo but other folks in my party thought it was good.
  • Karla N.
    Karla NievasOctober 17, 2014
    The étouffé with crawfish and shrimp
  • Tristan M.
    Tristan MulhallOctober 16, 2014
    One of the best and most authentic local bars in New Orleans. Great atmosphere with fantastic creole food and Louisiana beers.
  • Aaron L.
    Aaron LeopoldSeptember 12, 2014
    Had the crab filled jalapeñas, shrimp creole, and a sample of the fried chicken. All fantastic..
  • Ginger P.
    Bloody Mary's awesome. Fried chicken is delicious. Gumbo is great.
  • Jonathan G.
    Jonathan GottfriedSeptember 1, 2014
    It was decent but honestly not worth the wait.
  • Dave L.
    Dave LoochAugust 30, 2014
    best bloody marys and killer jambalaya. Cajun pasta
  • Victor Manuel R.
    Excelente lugar con un inmejorable ambiente y la comida es fantástica
  • Ofe M.
    Ofe MartinezMay 4, 2015
    El mejor ambiente pero sobre todo la mejor comida tradicional de Louisiana. Eso si preparense para hacer cola
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