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Restaurant R'evolution

777 Bienville St, Royal Sonesta Hotel, New Orleans, LA 70130-2210
+1 504-553-2277
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
17:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood, French, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
777 Bienville St, Royal Sonesta Hotel, New Orleans, LA 70130-2210
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Reviewed yesterday

A bit pricey to a bit overpriced, but no regrets. Excellent menu with a great balance between seafood and eclectic land-based items, making it a bit harder to choose one's indulgence. Loved the Brick Oven Brussels Sprouts. Hubby had an excellent steak and I went...More

Thank cvrob
Reviewed 2 days ago

A little on the pricey side. Service was excellent and food was great. We had fish and steaks and everyone loved their meal.

Thank Dana0616
Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautiful venue, excellent food (try the crab beignets and the gnocchi), terrific service and unexpected touches that stay with you. Thanks to Deshawn for his friendly, genuine approach. A true NOLA gem.

Thank Colleen F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We are foodies, and we loved Revolution! My husband had the scallops with fois grais and I had the red fish. We shared the heirloom tomatoes & Barrata cheese. Everything was fabulous! We've eaten at Michelin starred restaurants and this was comparable! You can't go...More

Thank SaraSota34239
Reviewed 4 days ago

Friday night. Fresh hot rolls. Fresh healthy salads. Tender and juicy frog legs and rabbit. Tender, juicy, and inventive Pollo Verde. Super ice creams and sorbets. A complimentary cabinet (you have to see for yourself) filled with a variety of sweets. Very attentive, but not...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Really enjoyed this place. Great cocktails and wine selection. Service is wonderful, really enjoyed the warm personalities of the waitstaff and support staff. The amuse bouche was a duck liver mousse - truly memorable. We split a tomato salad with burrata - the surprise highlight...More

1  Thank Heather G
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a high end restaurant with ultra high end service and quality. From the moment we entered, Travis ensured we were in great hands. It was an amazing evening. Several servers attended to our every need professionally. My wife is allergic to bell peppers,...More

Thank Talisker55
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the Sunday Jazz Brunch and I cannot say enough good things about the experience. Service was stellar! We waited for nothing. Coffee was excellent. Brunch cocktails were unique and well mixed. Good pairings were tasty and fresh. This was such a unique...More

Thank JShields536
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner Saturday night and have to say this is one of the most outstanding restaurants in NOLA. Starts with the best and truly incredible service of Travis, Colin and Alex. This team of 3 - and yes ALL three waited on us was...More

1  Thank Marilyn P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Travis and Ishmael made sure that we felt extra special for our anniversary dinner! We had a cozy corner table, and from start to finish felt pampered without feeling rushed or bothered! The food was delicious (hot stuffed beignets are a MUST)...and just wait for...More

Thank Katehunni
French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living
lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
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
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
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In the summer are dress shorts and a collared shirt acceptable here or long pants only? Thank you.
9 June 2017|
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Response from jakester88 | Reviewed this property |
I would think a collared shirt and dress shorts should be OK. You should strongly consider adding shoes to the mix, too. :)
Does this restaurant accommodate children (1 year old, well behaved)?
14 April 2017|
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Response from COZ79 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, not well set up for children and very busy bar. This is a dressy high end establishment. I would try someplace else.
Is there a corkage fee if we would like to bring in a nice bottle of wine?
6 April 2017|
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Response from SonestaNOLA | Property representative |
Thank you for your question and interest in dining at Restaurant R'evolution. Our corkage fee is $50 per 750ml bottle. If you are bringing a larger bottle and/or more than two bottles, you will need to speak with our Wine... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$48 - US$75
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 777 Bienville St, Royal Sonesta Hotel, New Orleans, LA 70130-2210
    (Bourbon Street)
  • Public Transportation: Canal at Bourbon Street
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-553-2277
  • E-mail
Serving Lunch on Fridays, Dinner nightly and Sunday Jazz Brunch. Restaurant R'evolution is the first joint venture of award-winning Chefs John Folse and Rick Tramonto offering modern, imaginative reinterpretations of classic Cajun and Creole cuisine. Steeped in the diverse historic and cultural influences of Louisiana, the menu features not only the chefs' interpretations of New Orleans classics such as gumbo, po' boys, and beignets, but also new creations highlighting ingredients from what Chef Folse refers to as "the swamp floor pantry." Tableside service components play an important role in the dining experience, promoting guest engagement about the history and evolution of the food they are enjoying.Soups such as Creole Louisiana Snapping Turtle Soup and Death by Gumbo play on unusual presentations of these traditional dishes that date back centuries. Desserts showcase classical New Orleans sweets done in a new and contemporary way.
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