Montrel's Bistro

Cajun / Creole Restaurant · French Quarter
1000 N Peters St (French Market), New Orleans, LA 70116, United States
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  • Today
    • Noon–2:00 PM
    • 8:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Thu
    • 11:00 AM–2:00 PM
    • 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 10:00 AM–4:00 PM
    • 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 9:00 AM–10:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 9:00 AM–9:00 PM
  • Mon
    • Noon–3:00 PM
    • 7:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Tue
    • Noon–3:00 PM
    • 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
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Based on 76 votes

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  • What you need to know
    Anthony S.
    "Red beans and rice would help Hornets win a gane"(2 Tips)
    Jeanne D.
    "Crawfish bisque excellent."(6 Tips)
    Christina G.
    "Great bloody mary with a kick!"(6 Tips)
    Mariam E.
    "Dont get gumbo..."(2 Tips)
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68 tips and reviews.

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  • Bloody Marys
  • crawfish
  • gumbo
  • breakfast food
  • po' boys
  • BBQ shrimp
  • catfish
  • authentic
  • red beans
  • macaroni
  • jambalaya
  • staff
  • quick service
  • liquor
  • dinner
  • cheese
  • Adam R.

    Food was not worth the price, they charged us more than listed. Service was very slow.

    Adam Russell · August 18, 2013
  • Jill W.

    DO NOT use the bathroom! Disgusting... Rather use a port a potty!

    Jill Walton · May 27, 2013
  • Dan L.

    If you're expecting good service, go elsewhere.

    Dan Longo · May 19, 2013
  • James M.

    Sydney the host is amazing! He'll be running the place before they know it. He works hard to give you a good experience

    James Murray · May 11, 2013
  • Lauren E.

    Some of the reviews are not so good. I had friendly & quick service, a delicious bloody mary, & yummy red beans & rice.

    Lauren Elizabeth · March 30, 2013
  • Jeanne D.

    Everyone in my group of six enjoyed their food. The flavor on the BBQ shrimp was fantastic. Crawfish bisque excellent. Shrimp Creole good. Portions were a bit smaller than other places, but tasty.

    Jeanne Devine · March 27, 2013
  • Eric E.

    Ate here for breakfast. EVERYTHING was bad.... Service, food, and Coffee.

    Eric Edwards · March 25, 2013
  • David H.

    Service and food mediocre at best. Red beans too peppery. Get the burger.

    David Holden · March 23, 2013
  • Zoli H.

    Sloooow and inpolite service, food not tasty.

    Zoli Hozlar · March 16, 2013
  • Christopher F.

    Took 25 minutes to take our order & the food sucked! Don't waste your time!

    Christopher Freda · March 13, 2013
  • Saltino M.

    Left before ordering..service sucked waited 20 mins and the didn't even bring out water for us even after we asked ...

    Saltino Mooshkito · February 15, 2013
  • Teal

    It's been smelling good all day! Bet it's worth it

    Teal · January 13, 2013
  • Michelle M.

    $8 bloody Mary's??? Outrageous in my book and the mix was straight out of the bottle :(

    Michelle McBride · November 21, 2012
  • Aislinn

    Food is worth about 1/4 of what they charge, if that. Don't waste your money.

    Aislinn · November 9, 2012
  • Kevin H.

    I think reviews might be drunken idiots. Took care of a party of 18 in just over an hour. Everything our group ordered got favorable reviews particularly Jambalaya and beans and rice.

    Kevin Hudson · October 6, 2012
  • Brian B.

    I also liked the hosts spirit, my service was awesome. Interesting decor... Food was ok

    Brian Bolier · September 15, 2012
  • Ashley H.

    Well after sitting down we were real excited for red beans and rice. But after checking in and reading all the horrible comments and being told a 30 min wait we ran out and came to magnolia grill.

    Ashley Harper · September 15, 2012
  • Sarah G.

    Great place for breakfast! Cheap and yummy!

    Sarah Gladish · September 15, 2012
  • Alissa F.

    This place has horrible service and they can't even make fried chicken right.

    Alissa Funk · August 25, 2012
  • Ci Ci C.

    Try the Crawfish Etouffee

    Ci Ci Cooper · August 15, 2012
  • Courtney L.

    Service was decent, but the food was not impressive, especially for the price.

    Courtney Lawler · July 26, 2012
  • Amanda E.

    Best authenticate Cajun food I've had in a while!!! Service was amazing and the whole atmosphere was just awesome will deff be going back soon!

    Amanda Edwards · July 18, 2012
  • Jackie

    Food not very good. Service good. I would not recommend it

    Jackie · July 9, 2012
  • Jen L.

    Use the bathroom someplace before you go. Ewww. And the food was ok. Had the catfish and shrimp with Mac and cheese. Is was nothing to go cry home about. They also dim the lights to hide the grime.

    Jen La · July 8, 2012
  • Yolanda E.

    When I came late in 2010 it was awesome! Tried it today again and it was disappointing.

    Yolanda Erickson · July 2, 2012
  • Jessica E.

    Bad bad food. Overpriced. Nothing good about this place except location

    Jessica Edwards · June 20, 2012
  • Niccole R.

    Excellent service!!! Thanks Montrel!!!!

    Niccole Roseman Graves · June 3, 2012
  • Kayla R.

    Food was bland... Bloody mary was good but not strong... But thats bc it was made with zing zang Bloody mary mix..

    Kayla Rauschkolb · May 21, 2012
  • Julian F.

    Go somewhere else. bad service, cold food.

    Julian Fischer · May 1, 2012
  • Phantomluvr L.

    The owners are funny as hell.

    Phantomluvr Luva · April 27, 2012
  • Pomme G.

    Awful. Shells in the stuffed mushrooms, the rice is bland, they put shrimp in the crawfish, and they forced a hot sausage we didn't want.

    Pomme Granny · April 16, 2012
  • Stephanie M.

    Service was really good but the food was really bad. Nothing really had a taste to it and it was expensive. I will never be back here

    Stephanie Moore · April 5, 2012
  • Patty D.

    Great bloody Mary

    Patty Davis · April 4, 2012
  • Judy S.

    Food nondescript. Service terrible. Nice location for people watching

    Judy Sassorossi · April 2, 2012
  • John L.

    Food was decent, but the portions were tiny and left us still hungry. Service was slow. Also, cockroaches.

    John L · March 29, 2012
  • Chrissy P.

    Service is lacking, eggs were greasy and gross. Mimosas we good but worth eating at this place

    Chrissy Pfeiffer · March 25, 2012
  • Jodi R.

    Not good! They ran out of bacon at 10:30am and then it mysteriously appeared 30 mins later? FAIL!!!

    Jodi Reg · March 25, 2012
  • Anthony S.

    Red beans and rice would help Hornets win a gane

    Anthony Sanders · March 22, 2012
  • Trace D.

    Actually, disregard previous tip. Turns out the food smells better than it is - don't eat here!

    Trace D. · March 17, 2012
  • Trace D.

    Grab a tasty po boy to go, they're little slices of heaven. Plus, you can get a plateful of crawfish!

    Trace D. · March 17, 2012
  • Margot C.

    Very very slow service. The fact that the surrounding places were busy and this place was slow should have clued me in..

    Margot Cole · March 11, 2012
  • Spike W.

    Worst service ever,

    Spike Walker · March 3, 2012
  • Melissa W.

    TERRIBLE!!!!!!!!! Do not come here.... Get drunk instead

    Melissa W. · March 3, 2012
  • Jamie A.

    Horrible...salty pork chops and Creole Shrimp that's so spicy you can't eat it. DISAPPOINTING & surprising.

    Jamie Anderson · March 2, 2012
  • Andrew F.

    Service sucks but the French toast is good

    Andrew Fielding · January 8, 2012
  • - -.

    Service was so bad. Left after waiting forever to order.

    - - · January 1, 2012
  • Felipe P.

    The only grumpy waiter in New Orleans and the food was nothing special.

    Felipe Palha · December 26, 2011
  • Judy S.

    Don't be in a hurry, took over an hour to get our food and it wasn't even crowded!

    Judy Schall · December 18, 2011
  • Jay K.

    Best decision we made all day. Drowning in the Natchez Platter...

    Jay Kindell · October 22, 2011
  • Andrea M.

    Mistake! Don't not come here! Food is super bland

    Andrea Martinez · October 15, 2011

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