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Impastato's Restaurant

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3400 16th St, Ste A, Metairie, LA 70002-3483
+1 504-833-1816
17:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spectacular! A friend took us here, and was I ever impressed! The ambience is kitschy, lots of photos and sports memorabilia. Fun stuff. Service is attentive, but slow, which was OK because it gave us lots of time to savor an absolutely astonishing meal! They have the best pasta I've ever eaten!! We had Redfish Marsala. To die for. Soft... More 

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

2nd time in 3 months as visiting for Mardi Gras. Had the shrimp au gratin, pasta, crab cannelloni, and soft shell crab marcello. Oh and finished it off with the chocolate mouse. All totally delicious. The crab cannelloni is one of the best things I have ever eaten. Soooo good. This place is highly recommended!! Check out all the great... More 

1 Thank Tom R
Metairie, Louisiana
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We celebrate all our family birthdays andValentine's Day at Impastato's. The set menu is very good. It begins with a appetizer, then salad, and pasta with Marinila sauce and Alfredo sauce, There are many different Italian entree s in which to chose fram.

Thank jett70002
New Orleans, Louisiana
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Great Food as always, definitely a Go-To! Has some unusually not so great service and reservation issues on Valentines Night but overall not so bad. Typically flawless service and the food is just outstanding. Blueberry Banana Pie does not sound that appetizing but do not pass it up. One of the best desserts ever!

Thank lesagejr
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Hide out for the locals, home made Italian cuisine with a cajun/creole flair. I have been lucky enough to have eaten at Impastato's twice, every time I'm in NOLA I'll visit, SERIOUSLY it is that good. Most likely you'll get to meet the owner, Joe, and you might get to see other New Orleans celebs. Strong drinks, great wine, phenomenal... More 

Thank David E
Atlanta, Georgia
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Took sister and bother in law or anniversary dinner and the food was delicious! Six of us total and we opted to the 5 course meal. For appetizer, the crab fingers were to die for :-). I opted for the soft shell crab dish or main dish and it was delicious. Others ordered the osso buco (veal shank) which was... More 

Thank MJ L
New Orleans, Louisiana
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

We were able to get reservations for 6 of us a few hours before and we're glad they were able to fit us in. Food was delicious! It had been a few years since I've eaten there. Restaurant looks the exact same. Waiters were very helpful. A wonderful gathering for friends and family!

Thank fdavila120
Montgomery, Texas
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Another visit to Impastato's and another great dinning experience, Everyone's food looked good and tasted better. Service was excellent. This is my favorite Italian restaurant in the New Orleans area.

Thank 182tmd
Metairie, Louisiana
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I went here for a rehearsal dinner and was impressed with the food. Their lasagna is delicious. My friend had the veal parmesan and raved over it. I highly suggest this restaurant if you love Italian food and/or are looking for a private meeting space.

1 Thank erinnola
new orleans, louisiana
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 July 2016

The restaurant was tired looking, with a jammed in feeling of when there were fewer restaurants in town and a diner had to tolerate poor surroundings. The service acted like they were doing you a favor to bring everything and the food was mediocre at best for pretty healthy prices. Just don't do this.

Thank syllandesq

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3400 16th St, Ste A, Metairie, LA 70002-3483
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Metairie
  • Phone Number: +1 504-833-1816

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?