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Ristorante Filippo

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1917 Ridgelake Dr, Metairie, LA 70001-2971
+1 504-835-4008
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
Tue - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Grabbed a late night meal at the cozy Filippo while traveling on business and staying at the nearby airport Marriott Courtyard. Ate at the bar and was very happy with my meal (eggplant parm and Italian salad as well as friendly service.

Thank vnBrooklyn
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

My party of two called ahead of time to schedule a reservation for dinner at 7:45. Usually when you reserve a table, you expect to be seated right away. When we got there, we were greeted by the restaurant manager or owner, still not quite sure which she was, was told it would be a few minutes before we were... More 

Thank Mandi D
New Orleans
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Nice place for Italian in Metairie. Quaint atmosphere and very good service. Marinated crab claws are a must.

Thank David_BNewOrleans
Lake Charles, Louisiana
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Mushy meatballs burned sausage marinara thin veal piccata mushy horrible experience Small slow service server was nice

Thank ntmire
Los Angeles, California, United States
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138 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

I stayed out in Metairie in a hotel where any food was close but still a drive away. This place was a walk and it was worth it. If i ever stay in the same hotel, i will visit this place again.

Thank Bela T
Metairie, Louisiana
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32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

The title says it all! Very attentive staff and great food! Only thing keeping this from five stars was that our sauces were a little too oily. Opinions are opinions, though, so you might think it's fine. The flavor of the food though was awesome, as was the ambience of the dining room. Not a bad wine selection either I... More 

Thank RestaurantMgrBrian
New Orleans, Louisiana
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105 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

This was my second visit to this restaurant and it was even better than the first. The restaurant is small and it does tend to get crowded on weekends, so reservations are highly suggested. We had calamari for an appetizer which was lightly breaded and wonderful. The marinara sauce had a nice sweet taste. For entrees, we went with two... More 

Thank Parker W
Lafayette, Louisiana
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227 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

Small Italian Restaurant owned by a very pleasant couple, Philip and Mary Gagliano. Went in for a small salad and was treated to a crab salad that was incredible. I saw fried eggplant on the menu and requested a few pieces on my salad, which they did and designed the new creation delightfully. Highly recommended.

Thank Ocean_Rover_Blue_Wat
Little Rock, Arkansas
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Jewel of a classic NOLA Italian restaurant. Old-fashioned ambiance with friendly, attentive service. Go if you want southern Italian with slow-simmered marinara. Vitello parmigiano is superb. House salad on the small side with too much vinaigrette, but that was the only--and very minor downside.

Thank Coleen B
New Orleans, Louisiana
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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

The appetizer of the day, Eggplant Napoleon, with layers of eggplant medalions and a crab/crawfish sauce was excellent. I tasted my friend's spaghetti and meatballs and it was great too. I ordered the baked oysters, and they were okay, not excellent (too large and not enough seasoning).

Thank Cyn S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Cajun & Creole
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1917 Ridgelake Dr, Metairie, LA 70001-2971
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Metairie
  • Phone Number: +1 504-835-4008

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?