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The Original Pierre Maspero's

The Original Pierre Maspero's

Cajun / Creole Restaurant$$$$
French Quarter, New Orleans
  • Christine S.
    "Definitely get the seafood pistolettes"(4 Tips)
    Drew T.
    "Crab and corn chowder is good, as are the crab cakes."(18 Tips)
    Lisa M.
    "Try the oyster po boy with blue cheese crumbles."(8 Tips)
    "Wonderful food, spice Bloody Mary, fabulous bread pudding."(9 Tips)
123 Tips and reviews
  • crab cakes
  • Bloody Marys
  • French onion soup
  • pistolette
  • Southern food
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  • Alain R.
    Alain RodríguezJuly 21, 2014
    I arrived as asked for a Grey Goose Bloody Mary and the waitress kindly insisted in bring it with the house's vodka infused so I could taste the difference. Confirmed: the best Boody Marys in town!
  • Esti M.
    Esti MarieApril 29, 2013
    The French onion soup is awesome! Best I have had, ever. Also the sampler is a great choice if u want to try all the local faves. The jambalaya was the best!
  • Carolina E.
    Carolina EscobarMarch 9, 2014
    I lost my fried alligator virginity here. So yummy. The hurricanes are $12.50 but TRUST me it's well worth it. Did I mention the jambalaya was heaven sent? This place deserves an A+.
  • sharon d.
    sharon dicksonJuly 11, 2013
    Awesome! Fried green tomatoes so good! And ask for Jeremy. If you have a special diet need like me, he works on making good suggestions for what to have. Me? Redfish!
  • Meloney Smith N.
    Try the Stuffed Seafood Porkchops - Pork chop stuffed with shrimp, crabmeat and dirty rice, topped with bleu cheese. A salad with raspberry vinaigrette. Some delicious mushrooms.
  • Rod S.
    Rod SagerApril 22
    The building is old, close to three hundred years old. The waitstaff was awesome and the food pretty good. Ambience was noisy but outstanding none-the-less.
  • Alisha O.
    Alisha OutridgeJanuary 19, 2013
    Highly recommend the bloody mary. It is homemade on-site with their own spiced liquor
  • JW C.
    JW CogmanNovember 3, 2014
    Crab cakes are fantastic. Crispy on the outside, succulent and light on the inside, with just the right amount of spice.
  • Neil
    NeilMarch 1, 2014
    Love this place. Wonderful food, spice Bloody Mary, fabulous bread pudding. Can't be beat for New Orleans atmosphere.
  • MarieClaude B.
    MarieClaude BelleySeptember 24, 2013
    What a great meatloaf! Best Fried green tomatoes and shrimp remoulade in town!
  • Desiree
    DesireeApril 19, 2015
    Good place for Dinner. Had the Gator Bites, Fried Green Tomatoes, Rib Eye with Cajun Potatoes, and Bread Pudding.
  • Les K.
    Les KollegianSeptember 26, 2010
    Best French onion soup in the States. Also great place to watch a game and the waitresses are hilarious and out to make u happy. Especially Mary B!!
  • 🌺Laura H.
    Such a classy little bar/restaurant. Get the taste of Louisiana trio - all three are amazing!
  • Alisha O.
    Alisha OutridgeJanuary 19, 2013
    Great taste of cajun in New Orleans - try the brunch. We did :-)
  • Brent B.
    Brent BreauxFebruary 13, 2013
    The home made caramel bread pudding is a sexual experience. Get it!
  • Kathleen
    KathleenAugust 30, 2014
    Aric the bartender is awesome. Try the fried shrimp poboy. Worth it.
  • Alain R.
    Alain RodríguezJuly 21, 2014
    Also don't forget the crab cakes: deliciously tasty!
  • Ivan L.
    Ivan LeeDecember 23, 2014
    Great place and service, crab cakes are awesome. Waitress helped us pick up a good white wine. Amazing and cozy place.
  • Christine S.
    Christine S.January 1, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Love this place!! Definitely get the seafood pistolettes !!! Or the new crawfish beignet- Yum!!!
  • Kimberly F.
    Kimberly FreemanNovember 17, 2012
    Ask for Joshua. He will make yiur night (drunk or sober). Bread pudding was amazing
  • Sandra
    SandraDecember 14, 2014
    Everything here is so delicious. Get a bloody mary and some shrimp and grits.
  • Denese R.
    Denese RodgersMarch 23, 2011
    The Stuffed Shrimp Pistolettes are the perfect yummy messy delicious treat - kinda of a seafood bisque sandwich!
  • Beth C.
    Beth CampbellDecember 29, 2014
    The Grand Gallette was the brunch winner. Great Bloody Mary. Dave enjoyed his Jambalya.
  • Roy C.
    Roy ChauvinOctober 2, 2010
    This is one of the best places to get a taste of the Cajun flavor. Try the fried alligator or the crescent sampler.
  • Jay G.
    Jay GroahJanuary 12, 2015
    Absolutely fabbbbbb bread pudding, great drinks, we had truly outstanding service!
  • Jeff L.
    Jeff LassiterJuly 20, 2013
    The BBQ shrimp has awesome Cajun flavor and fried alligator was great to
  • Tina L.
    Tina LevyMarch 19, 2014
    Good food! Hostess & Service could use a tip, Be friendly & Service with a 😃
  • Drew T.
    Drew ToddMarch 9, 2011
    Crab and corn chowder is good, as are the crab cakes. Red beans and rice is earthy, funky, delicious!
  • MarKansaSity
    MarKansaSitySeptember 4, 2010
    Bloody mary mix is housemade & amazing. Order a draft pint w/ a 'shot' of mix for an outsatnding bloody beer!
  • Pasiveagressiva
    PasiveagressivaJuly 16, 2014
    Delicious! I dream of the Crawfish Etouffe with the crispy crawfish tails!
  • Aaron H.
    Aaron HughesAugust 6, 2013
    The crab cakes are to die for! Share the French onion soup #awesome and the sampler is good too!
  • H S.
    H ScherSeptember 29, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Changed the menu two weeks ago. Old favorites like the onion soup and the bread pudding are gone! :(
  • Dave P.
    Dave PettitOctober 6, 2012
    French.Onion.Soup. Crabcakes have a lot of potential, just wish it was more crab than filler
  • Kristin
    KristinNovember 2, 2012
    This place had awesome food! Red beans and rice was a top fav!
  • Dave S.
    Dave StudJune 9, 2013
    Gator worth the try. Table consensus says generous portions of bland, non-seasoned meat.
  • Marq J.
    You will not be sorry! Delicious food, great drinks, no lines.
  • Jason M.
    Jason MartinOctober 10, 2010
    Undoubtedly, some of the best bread pudding on the planet! You will NOT be disappointed!
  • Patrick F.
    Patrick Fitz-GeraldMarch 31, 2013
    Awesome roast beef poboy! Needs a bit more gravy though
  • Angela T.
    Angela TrumbaturiFebruary 13, 2011
    Try the Barbecue Shrimp - there's nothing "BBQ" about it. Simply delicious!!!!
  • Rebecca B.
    Crab cakes are a MUST! Nothing but blue crab meat.
  • Izzie D.
    Izzie DizzieDecember 28, 2012
    Roasted Beed Po' Boys are delicious
  • Brandy G.
    Brandy GaffneyAugust 31, 2013
    The crab cakes are great! All crab...little cake :-)
  • Amanda L.
    Amanda LincolnNovember 8, 2013
    Had our first dinner in NO here. Not really worth it. Good history/story but the food was sub par. Lacked in seasoning all around, fries were from a bag. They don't allow side substitutions.
  • Richard P.
    Richard PicaSeptember 30, 2012
    Latest from the former mayor of Mexicali Blues: Try the Shock top!!!
  • Sue L.
    Sue LeeMay 24, 2015
    Get their andouille sausage and eggs with a side of cheese grits.
  • Lisa M.
    Lisa MattsonAugust 28, 2011
    Try the oyster po boy with blue cheese crumbles.
  • Lindsay B.
    Lindsay BenedekJanuary 3, 2014
    SERVICE IS TERRIBLE!! Our gumbo came out cold.. Not warm, cold. Like they forgot to heat it up. Server never came back to check on us. Waited over 30 minutes for a refill. Food is ok, nothing great.
  • Harpreet S.
    Harpreet SethiJanuary 1, 2014
    friendly staff... crab cakes are super...
  • Chris D.
    Chris Du4March 2, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    They have the BEST french onion soup I've ever had: crispy melted cheese on top and extremely hearty aroma of sakts& seasonings. Yum!
  • Alyssa L.
    No no no. Touristy place for sure. Had the jambalaya and some sort of bo boy. Was awful. And so was the service. Didn't taste fresh at all.
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