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The American Sector Restaurant + Bar

945 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130-3813
+1 504-528-1940
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
945 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130-3813
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Reviewed today

This restaurant has wonderful food and a lovely view of the WWII museum. Excellent service, and a full bar as well.

Thank 790cherib
Reviewed 5 days ago

We did not expect much from this restaurant located inside the WWII Museum, but we were pleasantly surprised. The gumbo was not the best in NOLA, but it was quite acceptable. The salmon sandwich was very good, the fries were very good. We did not...More

Thank MrJoelB
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in building #2 of the WWII Museum complex, this is a convenient place for a lunch break while touring the museum. It is well-designed and has somewhat of a celebrity/Hollywood vibe with pictures of celebs on the walls. Service is not especially good, I...More

Thank Davigeta
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the restaurant inside the museum. Was very crowded so had to wait about 45 minutes for seating. Service was good food and was good, but a bit pricey. But we didn't mind the pricey in exchange for the convenience of a sit down...More

Thank rgvfamilytoo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a light meal of delicious gumbo for lunch, and it was sufficient to get us through the day at the museum. Good thing we booked ahead since the place was packed and wait times were long.

Thank LiketoeatCincinnati
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were visiting the museum on a Saturday and stopped for lunch in the American Sector. We were able to get seated right away and our server was polite, pleasant and prompt. The food was very good, but I thought the prices were high. My...More

Thank Jenny W
Reviewed 15 December 2017

It is pricey but you really have no other place to eat. The food was good and you get alot. I recommend you eat before you go but in a pinch this is a nice place to break.

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 14 December 2017

This seems to be a popular place for cocktails as that is all people were ordering while I was sitting there for lunch/working an hour or so. That said, I had the Victory Salad + chicken and a dessert + diet coke = $28.00 before...More

Thank LifeisTooShort69
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Since we spent the entire day (opening to close) in the museum, it was nice to have such a nice convenient restaurant on the premises to visit. The restaurant was busy but it only took 5-10 minutes to be seated. The food was good if...More

Thank FloridaSunDevil
Reviewed 25 November 2017

I normally wouldn't review a place that is a museum lunch place, but this is a full service bar and restaurant that was pretty good. You'd expect slightly higher than usual prices in that type of setting and I suppose they are--but not outrageous. The...More

Thank brian k
Arts District / Warehouse District
Once a thriving industrial zone, today this district
is home to a buzzing arts scene with an amazing
assortment of galleries, boutiques, and studios having
moved in and set up shop throughout the disused
warehouses for which the area is so well known. Much
of the art you'll come across here is local in scope,
ownership and inspiration. However, among the many old
brick warehouses are modern structures of steel and
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 945 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130-3813
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Arts District / Warehouse District
  • Neighbourhood: Arts District / Warehouse District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-528-1940
  • E-mail
The American Sector Restaurant + Bar in The National WWII Museum is proud to offer a menu where Modern American food and drink meet Old-World nostalgia. Executive Chef Eric Cook has created a "Victory Garden to Table" menu inspired by both regional and Southern favorites such as the Crispy Oyster "BLT", Chicken Fried Steak, and Shrimp and Grits. All-American standards include the Belle Burger and Toasted Turkey Club. The wine list features reds and whites from across the globe, while the beer selection includes American favorites as well as imported and craft beers. The bar is rounded out with several specialty cocktails, including the signature Midway Mule. Happy Hour, everyday from 4pm to 7pm, features half-price wine, beer, and cocktails.
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