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5130 Freret St, New Orleans, LA 70115-6408
+1 504-899-6532
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good49%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (5 reviews)
“sushi” (14 reviews)
“noodles” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
5130 Freret St, New Orleans, LA 70115-6408
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

I went for dinner at Origami with a few friends, and we had a great experience. The service was fast and friendly, and the restaurant was set up well to accommodate groups. I got beef yakisoba that was very filling for a low price.

Thank Lucy M
Reviewed 26 September 2017

One of my friend who lives at New Orleans knew that I love sea food of every kitchen so recommended to have a diner there with me and my son. This restaurant is not the first class one when you walk in, simple table and...More

Thank Laz1945
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Went with my wife for lunch and it was very tasty. They have an extensive premium sushi list (~$14 ea.) as well as a list of more common rolls (~$7 ea.). 4 rolls were more than enough to feed us both and we really enjoyed...More

Thank Rudeabaga1
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

This is the best sushi place by far. The owner, Mitsuko, is from Japan and knows her fish. She makes sure the fish is fresh and nothing goes out from the kitchen unless it's perfect. You won't go wrong if you choose to eat here.

Thank Suzy C
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Sometimes you go into Japanese places and everything is just kind of sticky...ya know? Well at Origami, the restaurant is pristine and the food is great. I've tried both their sushi and their hot foods (chicken teriyaki is a favorite of mine). It can be...More

Thank slcoates1540
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Origami has a large seating area with a large menu. There are many Sushi options and are cheap too! They have other food besides sushi as well as a bar. It is a great place for an affordable meal that also is great quality &...More

Thank rowan816
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Good Japanese good, although service was a bit slow, but it was a very busy Saturday night, so it's understandable. My soup arrived after the noodles..... Kinda awkward, but ok.... I was so hungry that the order of dishes didn't bother me too much.

Thank Bruce C
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Had lunch at Origami one day while staying at a nearby airbnb. Nice large modern restaurant, big bar and wide selection of standard and special rolls. Can't say that I would travel out of my way for Origami's food, but if you are staying in...More

Thank Mimmom24
Reviewed 17 June 2016

I absolutely love this place. Besides the fact that I took my now wife here for our first date, the food is also amazing. They do great takes on different and fun rolls. Very fresh fish. They have great chicken teriyaki as well. Parking can...More

Thank localyokel1976
Reviewed 10 May 2016

We went here for my husband's sushi-themed birthday. Our kids live in new Orleans; our daughter-in-law is Japanese, so they know the local places. Service was good. There was a great variety of food that we all enjoyed. We had tempura, sushi, sashimi, noodles, hot...More

Thank webbgirl49
Uptown / Carrollton
Very much their own self sufficient unit within the
greater metro area, Uptown and Carrollton tone down
the urban edge with a friendly attitude and collegiate
feel. Home to Tulane and Loyola Universities, all the
students living in the area ensure that Uptown and
Carrollton stay youthful, cosmopolitan and vibrantly
fun. Two of the liveliest thoroughfares for nightlife
and socializing (and yes of course more of the city’s
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5130 Freret St, New Orleans, LA 70115-6408
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Uptown / Carrollton
  • Neighbourhood: Uptown / Carrollton
  • Phone Number: +1 504-899-6532
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