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Nola Restaurant

534 Saint Louis St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2118
+1 504-522-6652
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“shrimp and grits” (430 reviews)
“duck” (286 reviews)
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American, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
534 Saint Louis St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2118
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I shared the 4 cheese pizza and the andouille sausage a glass of wine and the special daily cocktail. All were terrific, bartender was attentive and helpful. Would be back in a heartbeat to try more.

Thank Stout1967
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nola wins! After eating at more expensive restaurants and popular locations this was our favorite food! We loved the foot long egg roll and my shrimp and grits was spot on delicious. Everyone enjoyed their meal. Waiting team was spot on, friendly and attentive. Our...More

Thank Angela A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Don’t bother. Go to another tried & true restaurant for a much better NO experience. New Orleans has a fantastic food culture that this restaurant no longer contributes to. An ill trained server replaced by one with more experience was little help. The Foot Long...More

Thank Yvette F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

NOLA was probably a very good restaurant somewhere in its past, but not for us. There are many other restaurants in the French Quarter that have better food and know how to serve a customer better. Our waiter mumbled and had a difficult time answering...More

Thank Lane B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My family are Emeril fans from way back, and wanted to visit one of his restaurants while in NOLA. We are glad we went, and tried some of his signature dishes. Arrivied about 6:45 and beat the Friday night crowd, and were seated right away....More

Thank Sally B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I thought for being Emeril restaurant it would awesome food and well run place but food was just ok . The kitchen was way in weeds it was long wait but one of cook came said sorry for being behind. I will give them second...More

Thank Mattheu G
Reviewed 1 week ago

I like that this place wasn't 'stuffy', but it still served 'fancy' delicious food. I had a reservation during mardi gras for 4 people and last minute they graciously allowed me to add 4 more guests whose dinner plans fell through. GREAT service, delicious food....More

Thank LSUsajani
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for a cocktail as the restaurant is just a half a block from our hotel. Sat at the bar and ended up having drinks and ate off the happy hour menu. Delish!!!!

Thank patty2011_50
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hubs and I had a really good meal here. The atmosphere was our issue. We were seated at a long banquet with small tables. The folks two tables down were really loud and were speaking about really personal issues. They were there before us but...More

Thank Golulumax
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a disappointment. I would be rating a two, but only going the three because our friends returned a few days later .. and our kids didn't complain about their meals (for once). We came in with a large group for lunch .. thankful...More

Thank HereComesTehBride
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16 October 2016|
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Response from IAGMI | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are always children there each time we have went!
21 April 2015|
Response from itsanicedayout |
Yup-nice jeans will be fine.
13 February 2015|
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Response from jeffjnok | Reviewed this property |
That I'm not sure about, sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
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. - 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: 534 Saint Louis St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2118
    (Chartres Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-522-6652
  • E-mail
NOLA is chef/restaurateur Emeril Lagasse’s casual eatery in the heart of New Orleans’ French Quarter. Open since 1992, the critically-acclaimed restaurant fuses traditional Creole, Acadian and Southern cuisine with global influences. Chef de Cuisine Philip Buccieri works closely with Chef Emeril to create an innovative menu showcasing rustic Louisiana cooking with local ingredients and some ethnic twists. The three-story restaurant features an open-action kitchen, chef’s food bar and a signature wood-fired brick oven. NOLA was renovated in 2017 and is now open daily at 11:30 am serving one menu for lunch and dinner.
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