Galatoire's

Cajun / Creole Restaurant, French Restaurant, and Speakeasy
209 Bourbon St (at Iberville St), New Orleans, LA 70130, United States
Hours:
Closed until 11:30 AM (Show more)
  • Tue–Sun
    • 11:30 AM–10:00 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Menus:
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Outdoor Seating:
No
8.8/10

Based on 138 votes

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  • What you need to know
    Eater
    feast of Creole classics with oysters Rockefeller covered in a lava(8 Tips)
    Nick M.
    Also get the sweet potato cheesecake for dessert.(3 Tips)
    Bite and Booze
    Crabmeat Maison is great, as is the Turtle Soup, and get a sazerac!(2 Tips)
    Melissa F.
    Try the Crab Maison(2 Tips)
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  • Oysters Rockefeller
  • crab
  • sweet potato cheesecake
  • godchaux
  • cafe brulot
  • fancy
  • good service
  • bourbon
  • turtle soup
  • steak
  • signature cocktails
  • bone marrow
  • Sazeracs
  • great value
  • escargot
  • specialty cocktails
  • quiet
  • shrimp
  • eggplant
  • authentic
  • Linsey P.

    Very classic restaurant

    Linsey Peterson · 2 weeks ago
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  • Epicurious

    Southern drawls bounce off the black-and-white checked floors and elegant mirrored walls as you soak up old-money New Orleans at its most raucous. Read more

    Epicurious · March 10
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  • Jeremy F.

    The Friday lunch is one of the best dining experiences anywhere. Arrive at 11:30 to get a table in the downstairs dining room

    Jeremy Fisher · January 21
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  • Eater

    Eater National 38 member: Join the feast of Creole classics with oysters Rockefeller covered in a lava of pureed greens, fried trout, and pompano heightened by brown butter and crabmeat. Read more

    Eater · January 19
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  • Jessie C.

    Beautiful space! Got the oysters Rockefeller based on everyone's suggestions but I think it's an acquired taste

    Jessie Chen · January 16
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  • LeeAnn T.

    VERY old school. Excellent food, but an older crowd.

    LeeAnn Talarico · November 8, 2014
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  • Siw Shauni H.

    Wonderful food and atmosphere, dress well and males have to wear a jacket (they will lend you one).

    Siw Shauni Hauger · October 27, 2014
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  • Carlis L.

    I felt like I was back in slavery days while dining here. The vintage decor, the black wait staff....but all in all it was decent.

    Carlis Lollie · September 13, 2014
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  • Meg L.

    Amazing. The soft shelled crab is delicious, the oysters Rockefeller are wonderful, and the bananas foster is a treat!!

    Meg Lake · September 13, 2014
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  • Chefs Feed

    John Besh, chef of Borgne, eats here on his nights off. He loves the Soufflé potatoes. Read more

    Chefs Feed · August 22, 2014
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  • Mary Louise C.

    Absolutely wonderful! 5 stars!

    Mary Louise Carrick · June 23, 2014
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  • mitzi m.

    Old school, elegant restaurant. Great special occasion venue. Loved the bone marrow appetizers

    mitzi manzano · May 28, 2014
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  • Andrea O.

    Serviço diferenciado com talheres de prata. Muito bom o " shrimp au vin".

    Andrea Oliveira · May 17, 2014
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  • Claire B.

    Didn't live up to expectations sadly. One beef dish had to be sent back as it wasn't cooked correctly and was tough - the replacement was good. Service ok not great. Not going back.

    Claire Barrett · March 31, 2014
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  • Arlene H.

    We didn't eat here we just nipped in for a cocktail. I wasn't impressed with the bartender at all.

    Arlene Hazeltine · February 17, 2014
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  • Serious Eats

    The Oysters Rockefeller are not to be missed at this old-school New Orleans institution.

    Serious Eats · January 24, 2014
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  • Josh L.

    Go more for the scenery and people watching than the food. A drink and snack and you'll feel like royalty.

    Josh Labove · January 23, 2014
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  • Mo K.

    Milk punch

    Mo Kirk · January 17, 2014
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  • Melissa F.

    Try the Crab Maison

    Melissa Foo · December 27, 2013
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  • Melissa F.

    Try the Godchaux Salad - Bit like a shrimp cocktail meets a chef salad. Shrimp, anchovies, tomato, egg, tangy mustard dressing.

    Melissa Foo · December 27, 2013
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  • Marcelo O.

    The worst service in New Orleans. She's loud, rude. Her name is Tacy. And yes, the food is excellent!

    Marcelo Osas · November 20, 2013
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  • Hernan

    Fantastic food and great service!!

    Hernan · August 28, 2013
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  • Marcos L.

    Pide las ostras Rockefeller y un entrante frío que te ponen cangrejo de mar y de rio y gambas. También la berenjena rellena esta buenísima. Vuelvo el martes a probara más cosas. Shannon 👍camarera

    Marcos Laborda · July 22, 2013
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  • David S.

    Oysters Rockefeller are amazing

    David Shren · May 19, 2013
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  • Roger D.

    Classic high end New Orleans food and atmosphere. A cross between 5 star elegance and a place where you walk and talk to folks. The Poisson Meunière Amandine and Oysters Rockefeller are to die for.

    Roger D'Aquin · May 8, 2013
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  • Jason P.

    Ask for Jason P, he's a great waiter!!

    Jason Phillips · May 1, 2013
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  • Gambit New Orleans

    Old Creole classics include shrimp remoulade and fried shrimp BLT po-boy. Read more

    Gambit New Orleans · April 24, 2013
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  • Roni M.

    Food here is pretty good..two thumbs up

    Roni Manroe · March 26, 2013
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  • Roni M.

    Delicious food for family

    Roni Manroe · March 26, 2013
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  • Roni M.

    Delicious food

    Roni Manroe · March 26, 2013
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  • Food Network

    Too full for dessert? Order the Café Brûlot, a giant bowl of tableside-flambéed coffee with orange liqueur and spices. Via CityEats.com Read more

    Food Network · March 26, 2013
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  • Sherry F.

    They have a James Beard award which is impressive but I wasn't impressed with the food. Main dining room is too bright, crowded and very loud. You can get a better steak somewhere else in NOLA.

    Sherry Frags · March 10, 2013
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  • Sadie H.

    Mind the dress code :)

    Sadie Horan · March 10, 2013
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  • Lisa

    Check out our brand new, beautiful bar w new specialty cocktail menu in the works next door @215 bourbon st...new steakhouse and official grand opening coming in March 2013!

    Lisa · February 22, 2013
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  • Susannah C.

    Love everything! I always get the Godchaux Salad!Dress code is enforced. Went this past summer for lunch& all of us were dressed up& had on nice shorts.We had to go bk& change! Blazers req'd for men.

    Susannah Clemons Bicknell · January 1, 2013
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  • Chris M.

    Old-school charm with emphasis on seafood. Pricey for dinner...blazer required.

    Chris Muir · December 15, 2012
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  • The Culinary Institute of America

    This restaurant is home to CIA Alumnus Michael Sichel. Get more info on where he got his degree. Read more

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  • Phillip K.

    There's a small bar at the top of the stairs, go enjoy a quiet drink up there before/after food in the bustling dining room & chat with the bartender, always get at least fun conversation.

    Phillip Keene · October 17, 2012
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  • Lisa

    Stop by and try one of my personal signature cocktails, the 'Mona Lisa' and 'Fleur de Lisa' are growing more and more popular every Friday!

    Lisa · October 12, 2012
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  • Penguin Teen

    Award-winning, New York Times bestselling author Ruta Sepetys set a party scene in her upcoming novel Out of the Easy in this restaurant. Learn more at http://www.OutoftheEasy.com

    Penguin Teen · October 11, 2012
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  • Laura B.

    The sweet potato cheesecake is amazing!!!!

    Laura B · October 8, 2012
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  • Gambit New Orleans

    Crazy for crabmeat? A classic ravigote combines large crab lumps and creamy dressing - "Gambit's Five in 5" Read more

    Gambit New Orleans · July 10, 2012
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  • Patrick

    The Stuffed Eggplant.

    Patrick · May 7, 2012
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  • Okra Magazine

    If soft shells are in season, you will not be disappointed. And, if the mood strikes you, enter the flaming world of the Cafe Brulot head out.

    Okra Magazine · March 20, 2012
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  • Tracy M.

    this place is a new Orleans must despite the Bourbon St address it is a very classy establishment with excellent food & service.

    Tracy Martorello · March 10, 2012
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  • NOLA Nites Concierge | Meloney Smith

    Having a reflective moment in Galatoire’s mirrored dining room.

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  • Gambit New Orleans

    Try the golden-crusted cauliflower au gratin, it's a classic side. Read more

    Gambit New Orleans · February 29, 2012
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  • Talia F.

    We had the: escargot, crab maison, oysters Rockefeller, sweet potato cheesecake. They were all WONDERFUL and my kids loved them too. The place has a little wait but you can get a drink. A great meal

    Talia Faren · December 28, 2011
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  • Persio L.

    If asked who you want to serve you, ask for Shannon. Excellent service and knowledgeable about food. She won't steer you wrong.

    Persio Logos · November 19, 2011
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  • Rick R.

    Be sure to order Cafe Brulot at the end of the meal!

    Rick R. · September 16, 2011
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