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Frankie & Johnny's

321 Arabella St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2005
+1 504-243-1234
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
321 Arabella St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2005
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Reviewed September 19, 2018

As part of a Family Reunion in New Orleans we took my son and daughter-in-law to the restaurant we took our grandkids to earlier in the Summer. There were eight of us and service was great. Our server even took a group picture!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank bdude2016
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Nothing fancy, po boys, oysters, salads, and beer. The place is really big and the service was great. I would definitely visit again. I had the fried shrimp poboy (around $10) and it hit the spot.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank gregpV3314OS
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Very good old school classics in an extremely laid back environment. The prices are reasonable and the portions are large. Great onion rings and gumbo. Extremely friendly and good service

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MasonOrion
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Had both seafood and chicken/ sausage gumbo with fried oyster sandwich . I would eat the chicken/ sausage gumbo every day if I could . Try some their own Hot sauce for a Hot treat . Dana at the Bar was great service and menu...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank djembetycoon
Reviewed August 5, 2018

I remember going here when I dated my husband,,,34 years ago! We always go back and make it our first stop when we visit NO. The local food is wonderful! I love the po-boys but my husband swears by the red beans and grilled pork...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Karen C
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This is not a fancy place. The food is good and the portions large and prices very reasonable. We visit New Orleans a lot and often eat here

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank drgph66
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

New owners, quality food, consistent and very family friendly. Oysters on the half shell are delish! Sit at the bar and eat or go with friends and get a big table.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank poozeyman
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

Our friends from NOLA love this local favorite. We ate here with our 15 month old and we all had a blast. We ate the fried shrimp Po-boys with beef gravy, so delicious. Can’t forget the onion rings!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Carrie N
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

Frankie and Johnny’s is a low-key, no frills, easygoing place to meet and eat. The food is always incredible, never anything less. The menu is as diverse as you could expect, and even has options for vegetarians. Now, please don’t expect health food!! You will...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank lorifromtheatl
Reviewed June 20, 2018

The best onion rings in the world. I usually don't eat onion rings, but their onion rings were worth every penny. Enjoyed the salad and oysters as well.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Cheryl B
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April E
February 13, 2018|
Response from stan w | Reviewed this property |
Suggest you check the bus and street car routes online.
January 20, 2018|
Response from allintexas | Reviewed this property |
Yeah, you'll be fine. The oysters "r" in season, meaning months with "r" is an old adage that holds very little water.
April E
February 13, 2017|
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Response from GypsyJessa | Reviewed this property |
Yes, crawfish is definitely in season in April. The prices for crawfish fluctuate depending on the time of year and seasonal availability. April is a great time for reasonable prices and good availability. Have a great... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 321 Arabella St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2005
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Uptown / Carrollton
  • Neighbourhood: Uptown / Carrollton
  • Phone Number: +1 504-243-1234
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