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La Petite Grocery

4238 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2735
+1 504-891-3377
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (38 reviews)
“crab beignets” (96 reviews)
“bolognese” (52 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 14:30All hours
American, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
4238 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2735
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Reviewed 4 days ago

They were less than stelllar. As most New Orleanians know what a beignet is, these should be called crab fritters or balls.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was great. Magazine street is just totally charming. The food was very good, just not divine. All around a place I very much enjoyed and I would go there again no question.

Thank Rose-Ranch
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here for dinner with friends. Great atmosphere and food. Started with the crab beignets and the finished With the seafood stew. All was fantastic!!!

Thank GigEm1995
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While walking along Magazine street my husband and I stumbled upon La Petite Grocery and ate there for lunch. The staff was so kind, and welcoming. The food was amazing, we shared their burger (best we have had in a long time) and the braised...More

Thank Kristin M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hands down favorite restaurant in New Orleans—so good we went again the next night! The only thing not droolingly amazing is the bread—the bread is good; however, it’s happily not excellent so that you don’t fill up on it (the way you do at many...More

Thank Charla M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We made reservations for this restaurant after reading positive reviews. From the online pictures, it appeared casual and family friendly with menu items children could enjoy. Much to our chagrin, we were greeted by a less than friendly hostess who did not even break a...More

1  Thank lshimoon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here on our arrival in NOLA. Our party had the pork chops, rabbit, and the turtle bolognese, as well as the blue crab beignets and dessert. The meal was very good - my sons raved about the pork.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an outstanding dinner at La Petite Grocery. Service was excellent. Nice wine list. Very helpful staff and sommelier. Nice, but casual setting. I had the lamb special which was indeed "very special." My husband's fried rabbit was beyond belief. Loved the coconut cream...More

Thank JBMandJCM
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited La Petite Grocery while vacationing in New Orleans. It had come recommended to us and did not disappoint. The blue crab beignets were a great starter. My hubby had the pork chop and I was craving the cheeseburger. Our waitress was friendly and...More

Thank mamachickto4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

French cuisine; originally a grocery store and stable, now it’s a top 10 restaurant. Chef is a James Beard finalist. We had a delicious lunch of Turtle Bolognese and Shellfish Stew, with a short rib appetizer. Service was excellent and the atmosphere was sophisticated but...More

Thank whopper007
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27 February 2017|
Response from Elizabeth F | Reviewed this property |
I do not knowthe answer to that question. I would contact the restaurant ahead. They try to accommodate everything.
11 February 2016|
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Response from shel29Brooklyn | Reviewed this property |
Dressy casual is fine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4238 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2735
    (General Pershing)
  • Public Transportation: The St. Charles Ave. Streetcar is a short walk to the restaurant. There are also Magazine Street bus stops located one block away.
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Garden District
  • Neighbourhood: Garden District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-891-3377
  • E-mail
Closed due to damage sustained in Hurricane Katrina.
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