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Red Gravy

125 Camp St, Corner of Canal and Camp, New Orleans, LA 70130-2507
+1 504-561-8844
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (125 reviews)
“meatballs” (161 reviews)
“egg pie” (23 reviews)
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Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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125 Camp St, Corner of Canal and Camp, New Orleans, LA 70130-2507
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing brunch at red gravy! The restaurant is so cute, the owner makes all of the pottery herself. The food was delicious and exactly what we wanted. My husband got the Elvis, I got the money Christo sandwich, my mom got the...More

Thank ILoveMyzarandGemma
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant reminds me somewhat of the places I used to eat Uptown when I was working summers here in the '70's. ie. Small, cozy places where the locals ate. As this restaurant is just off of Canal and the French Quarter, the tourist traffic...More

Thank JimTom56
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Ordered egg pie, the egg was completely raw ... See through white part. Sent it back, came back on dirty plate still not cooked. Owner would not make it right and remove it from our bill and made me pay for it saying she cooked...More

2  Thank Mary D
VeraBlue, Owner at Red Gravy, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

I'm not quite sure which part of your review (which I've been waiting for, by the way) to address first. You told the server you don't eat eggs. You ordered The Sicilian Egg Pie. The fact that the word 'egg' is in the name of...More

Reviewed 30 June 2017

Ok, so I will admit to enjoying some of the best meatballs EVER! (although slightly over-priced) IMO. And the red gravy itself was awesome indeed. My eggs Florentine was adifferent and yummy treat, but next time myself and my boyfriend will indulge in a meatball...More

Thank AnnabelleLa15
Reviewed 28 June 2017

I know that there are many, many fabulous restaurants in New Orleans but Red Gravy is a tiny place with outstanding breakfasts. My friends had blueberry pancakes absolutely covered with layers of pancakes. I had a bagel with smoked salmon which was great. Service was...More

Thank Becky W
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Came in for a little brunch before heading out to sightsee. We throughly enjoyed everything we ordered. Wait staff was very attentive to questions and any needs we had. My daughter, 17, loved the pottery work in use and remarked on how well made it...More

Thank joyce b
VeraBlue, Owner at Red Gravy, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Thank you so much for coming in! I'm happy you enjoyed your time! Tell your daughter that after 5 years of pottery, I still can't make two things alike!! I hope you enjoy your time in New Orleans!

Reviewed 16 June 2017

Absolutely horrible experience. I could complain about so many things, but ultimately it boils down to this: I ordered the Coco Sandwich. Described on the menu as :COCO $15 Fresh Mozzarella, Capicola, Tomatoes, lightly grilled. Capicola is one of my favorite cuts and I was...More

1  Thank Deril B
VeraBlue, Owner at Red Gravy, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Thought we'd been over this...you and I both know that verbal exchange never happened the way you say it did. You simply were surprised that the sandwich didn't have as much meat on it as you hoped it would. I explained it was a fresh...More

Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Coffee was very average. We had cannoli pancakes which were ok but certainly nothing to write home about. Decor was fake & boring. Staff were nice. Wouldn't return again.More

1  Thank ladyluck12345
VeraBlue, Owner at Red Gravy, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Thank you so much for coming in! I guess I have to work a little harder on my pottery! I can be the sweetest peach on the tree, but there will always be someone who doesn't like peaches, right?! Again, thank you for coming in!...More

Reviewed 11 June 2017

I guess I can't give this restaurant a good review because I don't really want or like meatballs or Italian sausage for breakfast. They have some other options so we gave it a try. The waitstaff was very friendly and we were seated right away....More

1  Thank KathyK143
VeraBlue, Owner at Red Gravy, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Thank you for coming in. I'm happy the staff was friendly. Our menu, posted outside, lists all the many dishes that meatballs and sausage are in. The fact that we are not a typical breakfast restaurant has always been the appeal for so many of...More

Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

I always visit this place whenever I'm in NOLA! Brought a group of 10 for lunch. Love their meatballs and garlic toast for breakfast. Lots of variety of sandwiches!

Thank Mary R
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Trina R
7 December 2016|
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Response from VeraBlue | Property representative |
Generally, right after we open is best. Wednesday is also, generally a slower day.
4 November 2015|
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Response from VeraBlue | Property representative |
We don't take reservations earlier than 8:30, but generally, on a weekday, walking in at that time is not a problem at all. If it's a weekend, if you are here when we open at 8am, you should be able to walk right in for a... More
Elizabeth A
23 February 2015|
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Response from VeraBlue | Property representative |
Thanks for taking the time to ask the question about our check splitting policy. We have just one terminal for all the servers to use. We will gladly split a table between 2 checks but we have to know that at the beginning... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 Camp St, Corner of Canal and Camp, New Orleans, LA 70130-2507
  • Public Transportation: St. Charles Streetcar 2 blocks. Canal St Streetcar on Corner. Riverfront Streetcar 3 blocks
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-561-8844
  • E-mail
Bright and cheereful spot at the edge of the CBD, just across from the French Quarter. Red Gravy is a dedicated Farm to Table restaurant, sourcing most of our ingredients from local farmers, fishers and bakers. Currently listed as the #1 Brunch spot in New Orleans by OpenTable! Our brunch menu is comprised of traditional breakfast items, traditional Italian specialties like our handmade pasta and famous homemade meatballs, typical northern New Jersey/New York dishes and local, New Orleans favorites. Full service bar, cappuccino and espresso available. Come and eat, I always make too much!
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