NOLA on the Square

NOLA on the Square

Cajun / Creole Restaurant$$$$
Fifth and Forbes Corridor, Pittsburgh
  • Rachael L.
    "Delicious authentic creole food!"(3 Tips)
    Beth K.
    "And the Beignets were fabulous.. Nice atmosphere"(2 Tips)
    Kimberly G.
    "Abigail is an excellent server."(2 Tips)
    Douglass L.
    "Seafood Jambalaya"(2 Tips)
70 Tips and reviews
  • seafood
  • live music
  • Creole food
  • crawfish
  • sandwiches
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  • Aerie
    AerieFebruary 24, 2012
    Located in the heart of downtown, NOLA provides the best Creole food with an ambiance to match. There's no better location for dinner and a drink on Mardi Gras.
  • Matt H.
    Matt HOctober 26, 2013
    Tried the alligator, first time trying it. Was a bit chewy and over seasoned (too salty). All in all though the food and atmosphere was great
  • Walnut Capital
    Walnut CapitalFebruary 16, 2015
    Great restaurant with a great vibe. Live music, tasty New Orleans-inspired cuisine, bright atmosphere and exemplary service.
  • Debra P.
    Debra ParmaSeptember 15, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Absolutely amazing and highly recommended. The food and the drinks are both outstanding.
  • Beth K.
    Beth KnapickAugust 13, 2014
    The Jambalaya was delicious! And the Beignets were fabulous.. Nice atmosphere
  • Sonny B.
    Sonny BerrySeptember 30, 2015
    Great beer selection and ordered the turkey cuban with voodoo fries and was amazing. Nice atmosphere, friendly staff.
  • Lesley L.
    Lesley LudwickJanuary 29, 2013
    Amazing food! Shrimp Po Boy!!! Be sure to save room for the homemade desserts!! The carrot ice cream is fabulous!
  • cdubuu
    cdubuuOctober 26, 2013
    Make sure time is on your side and your very dependence on alcohol is low as well as your standards for good service
  • Vader P.
    Vader PrimeApril 17, 2015
    Had some amazing gator tail here - deep fried,breaded with a spicy mustard glaze. Great appetizer.
  • Joey J.
    Joey JanSeptember 5, 2013
    The chocolate chip bread pudding was the best dessert I've had in Pittsburgh so far! Very good
  • Toya P.
    Toya PriceMarch 24, 2011
    Everything on the menu is to die for. Great atmosphere to enjoy the music, food, and drinks with a live band on Wednesday.
  • Andra Z.
    Andra ZapartanMay 11, 2015
    Try the cajun grilled catfish :) delicious
    Upvoted Sep 11
  • Rachael L.
    Rachael LipinskiAugust 28, 2013
    Delicious authentic creole food! Def a must in market square to try!
  • David C.
    David CaryOctober 31, 2013
    Awesome place! Genuine Cajun and Creole food. Can't recommend it enough.
  • Kristin W.
    Kristin WeisDecember 17, 2014
    Food and service are great. Try the fried green tomatoes.
  • Roger T.
    Roger TubbsJune 1, 2013
    Food was incredible and the service was phenomenal! Would highly recommend this establishment!
  • Brian B.
    Brian BOctober 16, 2012
    Grit cakes are an awesome mix between a croquette and a French toast stick.
  • Sheena V.
    Sheena Van DykeFebruary 15, 2013
    Best service I have had and absolutely amazing food. Try the Mardi Gras Sangria!
  • Geneva P.
    Geneva P.December 24, 2011
    Very fun and festive atmosphere. Great jazz and food was tasty, ESP the gator.
  • Sachin K.
    Sachin KothariDecember 20, 2015
    The chili mango martini was delicious
  • Becca B.
    Becca B.March 5, 2013
    Johnsie (sp.?) is the sweetest, most helpful waitress ever. We loved her. : )
  • Carole C.
    Carole CliffordMarch 23, 2011
    The NOLA salad is to die for! Great ambience, wonderful service, great addition to The Square!
  • 席子
    席子November 28, 2012
    Their famous jambalaya is not in lunch menu; call them to make it!
  • Troy R.
    Troy ReevesDecember 16, 2014
    Crawfish Chowder was amazing also must get a Sazerac.
  • Ben F.
    Ben FallonJanuary 30, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Get the catfish!!! Its amazing... Corrine was a fantastic server for our party
  • John K.
    John KFebruary 8, 2013
    Jambalaya all day long! BBQ Shrimp are really good also.
  • John K.
    John KMarch 19, 2015
    Jambalaya is my go to move here....very tasty!
  • Marcia T.
    Marcia ToroAugust 23, 2013
    Very good flatbreads good service!
  • Sandy E.
    Sandy EllingsonOctober 6, 2011
    Best restaurant on the square. Everything was great. Above my expectations :-)
  • Terri Traveler
    Terri TravelerFebruary 18, 2012
    Try the pork chop! And the beignets are tasty too. Bite into the warm dough then get a small bit if gelato- delish!
  • Kirsten S.
    Kirsten SearsNovember 17, 2012
    iPhone battery low? No problem! They have an iPhone charging cabinet behind the bar. Mind = blown.
  • Mallory M.
    Mallory McdonoughMay 31, 2011
    Awesome hapy hour drink and food specials! You can sit inside or out!
  • Stef D.
    Stef DMay 22
    Food is tasty but Catfish undercoked. Ask for it well done!
  • Liz V.
    Liz VMarch 16, 2011
    The Griddle Grits are out of this world and vegetarian :) Delicious!
  • Kimberly G.
    Kimberly GillDecember 27, 2011
    Abigail is an excellent server. She knows how to sell the menu.
  • John M.
    John MaineOctober 7, 2014
    Jambalaya was awesome
  • Joe C.
    Joe ChiodaJanuary 19, 2012
    Come hungry if you order the pulled pork sandwich!
  • Douglass L.
    Try the alligator...
  • Douglass L.
    Seafood Jambalaya
  • Natalie M.
    Natalie MorrisNovember 14, 2011
    The Crab and Strawberry salad is fantastic!
  • Blake
    BlakeJune 22, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the Fried Oyster Po'Boy - Love me some po'boy!
  • J.r. G.
    J.r. GraffApril 23, 2013
    Avoid the fried chicken & waffles!! It's not boneless and the chicken was overcooked and dried out. Yuck. The other dishes, well, they're really not authentic New Orleans. Skip this place.
  • Stef D.
    Stef DMay 22
    Back room is nice. Music too loud and distorted up front.
  • Erin
    ErinNovember 26, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    This place is amazing. Get the Purple Haze!
  • Haley H.
    Haley HallinanSeptember 4, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Key lime pie creams brûlée
  • Alexis B.
    Alexis BFebruary 13, 2012
    The Crawfish soup is Delish!!!
  • Aaron C.
    Aaron CacaliOctober 4, 2011
    The alligator is excellent.
  • Jeff J.
    Jeff JoehlJuly 7, 2013
    Jambalaya was phenomenal!
  • Julie K.
    Julie K.May 6, 2011
    Fantastic! Megan the bartender is awesome!
  • Kent M.
    Yum! Yum! Yum!
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