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Bistro Orleans

3216 W Esplanade Ave N, Metairie, LA 70002-5203
+1 504-304-1469
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good52%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“fried oysters” (5 reviews)
“caesar salad” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Cajun & Creole, Seafood
$$ - $$$
3216 W Esplanade Ave N, Metairie, LA 70002-5203
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We tried Bistro Orleans tonight on a friend’s recommendation. The food was really good the service was terrific and we enjoyed the food. I had trout almondine and my husband had pasta YaYa. We had fried eggplant as an appetizer. The prices were reasonable. The...More

Thank Harahangirl
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

We tried this restaurant when they opened on Houma Blvd, then twice more at their current West Esplanade location. On all three occasions we enjoyed the ambiance and we had good service. Our problem was the food. The menu is extensive (overly) with heavy emphasis...More

Thank teeville51
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

This trip was a little disappointing. Get fried eggplant sticks. They were very dark, over cooked. Disappointing. Service was very slow, my guess trouble in the kitchen. My entree, was fettuccine and fried oysters. The oysters were burnt on one side. How does that happen....More

Thank chodgson24
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Nice interior, friendly staff, raw oysters were salty, cold, and delicious. Shrimp cocktail salad was enjoyed by spouse. Veal parmigiana gravy was delicious, veal was slightly dry. Would definitely go back to try other dishes.

Thank Grace B
Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

Great oysters, excellent service, wonderful experience. The Caesar salad was wonderful. We also had the fish with crabmeat on top and it was great

Thank lancejbranch
Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

This is a very nice neighborhood stye restaurant. The food is good. The menu is relatively large. Lots of seafood and Italian offerings. Fresh oysters at the oyster bar. Good charbroiled oysters. BBQ shrimp appetizer was served with butterflied shrimp. Generous in size. Live music...More

Thank teeville51
Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

Went there with large crowd about 18-20 people. No complaints about food but nothing special either. Service was friendly and attentive but for our large group we should have had more than 1 waiter. He did a great job all things considered. Also it seemed...More

Thank Amy R
Reviewed November 27, 2017

I was hungry out in Metairie and after a quick search of nearby restaurants, I decided to check out Bistro Orleans. The place was decently filled with a "regular" type crowd on a weekday; I can tell that most of the people dining here live...More

Thank Marielle S
Reviewed October 27, 2017

Server was great, big menu, had the seafood platter, sorry to say everything tasted the same, deep fried in the same oil? I don't know but nothing was special about it at all. Oyster bar made of oyster shells was cool.

Thank Dan M
Reviewed September 16, 2017

Great place , Food is always good , service is always good , and the prices are more than fair. stopped in for a late diner great location with ample parking.

Thank oncology1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3216 W Esplanade Ave N, Metairie, LA 70002-5203
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Metairie
  • Phone Number: +1 504-304-1469
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Chef Archie Saurage, born & raised in New Orleans, specializes in classic and casual dining offering all fresh ingredients to his soups and sauces. They are all fresh and homemade. Serving Louisiana gulf seafood, local Des Allemands wild caught catfish & unique Italian dishes with the perfect kick. You must see the oyster bar with raw & char-broiled oysters. Our restaurant has a New Orleans historical and jazz atmosphere as well as a private room for parties or special events. Visit our lounge area & carnival time lounge.
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