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Irene's Cuisine

539 Saint Philip St, The French Quarter, New Orleans, LA 70116-3322
+1 504-529-8811
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
539 Saint Philip St, The French Quarter, New Orleans, LA 70116-3322
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

We were recently here with friends. Didn't have a reservation, but took a chance. We walked in, and were greeted by a few of the friendliest waiters ever. Sat in back listening to a great pianist for about 15 minutes before we were seated. We...More

Thank sja1229
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

After asking around and looking on trip advisor my husband and I decided to try Irene’s. What an amazing experience. The food was delicious and and the atmosphere was great. The service was amazing and very friendly. Would definitely recommend and will definitely be back...More

Thank Corina H
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

I had the lasagna and my gf had the filet. We got their garlic soup as appetizer. Got creme brule for dessert. There is absolutely nothing bad to say about this place. Staff was awesome. It is pricey. Would say $$$ out of $$$$.

Thank Sean G
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Great food, ambience and service! Such a fun place but be prepared for a lot of noise and tight quarters! They are moving to a bigger space in January and they need it..but the food was delicious and great wines!

1  Thank Denise P
Reviewed 25 October 2017

They were located one block from our hotel. The smell was wonderful coming from them. My wife had the duck, which I sneaked a piece of-wonderful. My steak was soo tender that you could cut it with a butter knife. Great service.

Thank mjgmike2
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

We met some locals who told us Irene’s is their favorite restaurant. We didn’t have a reservation but we were waiting when the door opened at 5:30pm and we got a table. By 5:45 the restaurant was full. The food was brilliant and the service...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I dined at Irene’s at 6pm on Friday, Oct. 20th. Very congested dining room - we were seated right by the front door, seasoned waiter made many mistakes, etc. I asked for 2 bills - he brought one, told us he would...More

3  Thank aomdwm
Reviewed 21 October 2017

This is a great Italian restaurant which just a bit of a twist for NOLA. I would recommend reservations. The food was fabulous, the staff was very attentive and Irene actually came over to our table. Great atmosphere. Extensive wine list. We had complimentary brochette....More

Thank DogRocket
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Went to Irene's at the last minute without reservations. Just my husband and I. We had a 35 minute wait but had seating in the bar. Got a drink and listened to the piano player. very good by the way. Hadn't finished our drink when...More

Thank judie210
Reviewed 18 October 2017

I was traveling on business to New Orleans and wanted to try something different. Irene's came highly recommended so we gave it a try. The atmosphere is close and intimate, but not over crowded. Service was friendly and attentive. Recommendations were provided and we made...More

Thank MCoudray
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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28 December 2017|
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Response from Jfc073 | Reviewed this property |
Actually, we went and we brought our wine with us. Worked out perfectly and the corkage fee was a modest $15. Of course we would not do this if ordering from the menu but it was a special bottle.
15 March 2017|
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Response from JoePlum94 | Reviewed this property |
We Uber'd everywhere as we did not have a vehicle. It was awesome!
1 March 2017|
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Response from cabinwoman | Reviewed this property |
Call at least a week in advance, the fact that you are flexible with dates will help.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 539 Saint Philip St, The French Quarter, New Orleans, LA 70116-3322
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-529-8811
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