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O'Donnell's Restaurant - CLOSED

131 SW Railroad Ave, Ponchatoula, LA 70454-3338
+1 985-386-4077
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good10%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible15%
2 Aug 2013
“Best there is...ANYPLACE!!!!!!!!!!!!!”
9 Mar 2013
“Seriously enjoyed this restaurant”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
131 SW Railroad Ave, Ponchatoula, LA 70454-3338
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Reviewed 2 August 2013

O'Donnell's flies so far under the radar! We have been going there for years, since it took over what was once C'est Bon. Owner Phil is a master chef and it shows in the skillful preparation of every dish exiting his kitchen. Service is always...More

Thank Tweepy123
Reviewed 9 March 2013

I had a lot of fun dining her a few times. One when we had a girls day and seriously enjoyed the lunch but the appetizer was what stood out the most. Another was for a formal even thosted by my church and the food...More

1  Thank Trista B
Reviewed 27 January 2013

Last night was my fiance's birthday. We got there at 7:30PM on a Saturday night. There were a few tables, but it was not especially busy. We didn't get waited upon until well past 8PM and didn't get our salads by 9PM! My fiance's sweet...More

3  Thank raefromla
Reviewed 14 January 2013

If I do not have time to cook a brisket or ribs on my Big Green Egg then this only one place I want to go to get my fix. You will not be disappointed. .

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 14 January 2013

Quite a recent shakeup to this once superb restaurant. The original owner/chef is back and the place has done a virtual 360 from what it had been. Had dinner this weekend and everything was top notch. The Trout Almondine with crabmeat came out hot, crispy...More

Thank walker-roamer
Reviewed 5 July 2012

My wife and I had lunch there on Saturday, June 29, 2012. We shared a wedge salad and she had eggplant medallions. The dish was served with a brown sauce with shrimp and sides of squash and angle hair pasta. I had New Orleans style...More

Thank JimF1935
Reviewed 22 May 2012

I come here usually 1-2 times a month with co-workers and/or friends but today may be the last!!!! 4 co-workers and myself had lunch today. We were the only customers in the restaurant except for 3 other small parties the entire time we were there....More

3  Thank LoriTorres
Reviewed 21 May 2012 via mobile

Great atmosphere in an old historic building in downtown Ponchatoula on the tracks. The food is always good but service sometimes slips when a new waitress/waiter is hired. Love the ambiance in this restaurant.

2  Thank cypins
Reviewed 22 February 2012

My wife and I visit this resturant on special occasions. The atmosphere is great and the food is typically pretty darn good. Prices are somewhat expensive, thats the reason we visit it on special occasions only.

1  Thank jmg70466
Reviewed 9 January 2012

This is such a hit and miss restaurant. One time, the food will be incredible- crab cake salad. The next time, fatty duck quesadillas. I really want to like O'DONNELL'S with its great service and atmosphere but the number one reason I go out to...More

2  Thank lisalisala
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 SW Railroad Ave, Ponchatoula, LA 70454-3338
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Ponchatoula
  • Phone Number: +1 985-386-4077
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