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K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen

416 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2102
+1 504-596-2530
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
416 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2102
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

When Chef K-Paul wrote his first cookbook and introduced blackened redfish to the world in the 70's, my mother was all over it. She had all the equipment set up outside to do the smoky deed on an ash covered iron skillet. It was the...More

Thank Katie D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here because of famous name. Food was average. Service was good. Probably won't be back. Just too many better places.

Thank kjd601
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to K Paul's in the past, and always loved it. When we walked in last night we were surprised to see that half the tables were empty. It didn't take us long to find out why. The food, When measured by New...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were only in the city for three days and of course wanted to try as many delicious foods as possible. Husband wanted to try traditional Cajun, so I made last minute reservations at K Paul's. So glad we did! We had the Louisiana Drum...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour guide recommended this restaurant and by far it was the best meal we had. Their homemade rolls were to die for. My husband had the ribeye steak and it was done to perfection. I had the special for the night which was the...More

Thank thetravelingsister
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to K-Paul's 25 years ago. It was fabulous. I loved the food. I made a reservation the moment I knew I was going to be in New Orleans. The restaurant has changed a lot. The menu is moved away from the traditional K-Paul's...More

Thank Vulturecap
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

K-Paul's has a very nice atmosphere, and very good service. We choose the blackened beef tenders with debris sauce and it was cooked to perfection, and melt in your mouth tender. And the debris sauce just added to the enjoyment Good wine list. Reservations need...More

Thank LindanSAT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came in before our tour. We both ordered Gumbo. It was fabulous. Bread also was one of a kind. But the chocolate martini tasted like cough syrup. And the staff is bipolar. Mood very lukewarm. Try it anyway people are people but food was...More

Thank smithcandice29
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Six of us enjoyed a wonderful dinner. Menu has a lot of selections for all with great descriptions of each entree. The service was also good and wait persons were very helpful. Read about this restaurant and then make your reservations. No need to really...More

Thank millievanillie2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an interesting menu. I enjoyed rabbit as an appetizer as my husband continued his gumbo run while in NOL. The main dish of duck and shrimp was delicious as was the pasta dish with a crab sauce and veal cutlet selected by my husband....More

Thank Lucie M
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Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
of call for folks in search of a good time and a great
story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
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Lauren W
Going here for dinner what is the dress code?
1 April 2017|
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Response from Kelli U | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. I just saw this. I hope you enjoyed your dinner!
Lauren W
I am looking to eat there when I come to New Orleans in the next two weeks. Would I need a reservation or can I just walk in and get a table?
27 March 2017|
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Response from Harold R | Reviewed this property |
Reservation for dinner is your safest option. However, if you are planning on having lunch at K-Paul's than I would just walk up.
Does balcony seating seat a party of 5?
16 October 2016|
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Response from WorldTraveler422 | Reviewed this property |
I understand there is seasonal balcony seating, but I have not been upstairs. I read the following: "Dining areas include seasonal balcony dining, spacious dining rooms on both the first and second floors and an intimate... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$55
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 416 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2102
    (St. Louis Street- Conti Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-596-2530
  • E-mail
In July 1979, K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen(R) opened its doors in New Orleans. In only a few years, Chef Paul Prudhomme's Cajun and Creole French Quarter restaurant attracted world travelers and continues to excite diners today.
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