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Restaurant August

301 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2408
+1 504-299-9777
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“gnocchi” (224 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (88 reviews)
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Cajun & Creole, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
301 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2408
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We planned a family reunion months ago, my brother, the foodie, did research and selected this for our dinner. We LOVED it. 5 of us in total, we each got something different and sampled each others meals. Everything was amazing! Our waiters name was Ben,...More

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Atmospheric from the moment you walk in, comfortable, August delivers pleasant efficient, attentive (without intrusive) service on all levels. The wine choices are enormous and the menu offers a good range of options. My wife and I chose different appetizers, main courses and desserts and...More

Thank Ivan G
Reviewed 6 days ago

The fois gras three ways was so yummy I could have had that for dinner only. I also had the scallops and they were just as delicious. The brick, the service and the waiter were all outstanding.

Thank Debra P
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant was quaint and lovely. The food was delicious. The three course lunch was very good, but not cheap - $28 for fairly small portions. Worth a visit if you've already tried lots of other options in New Orleans.

Thank bolkin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been to this place twice now and it is simply amazing. The exposed brick ambiance and chandelier lighting all contribute to the wonderful atmosphere. Food is top notch modern cuisine. Favorite dishes for this visit were the beet salad, gnocchi with truffles, duck, and roasted...More

Thank 597tedl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were gifted with a nice dinner for our honeymoon trip to NOLA and were so excited to eat a nice fancy dinner by an acclaimed chef in a beautiful restaurant and were prepared to drop big bucks in addition to our gift certificate-we had...More

Thank Brandy012
Reviewed 1 week ago

quality ingredients. great presentation. But in NOLA its tough to stay in top 10 with so many quality restaurants. greast ambiance too.

Thank tmountcastle
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, it was expensive. Yes it was worth it. Zeke our waiter was great. It was one of those rare opportunities in life to enjoy the finer things. Two weeks later and I'm still thinking about it. Just do it.

Thank Zosonic
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a wonderful evening where food and service were exquisite. There was no rushing, very attentive staff to all facets of the meal and service. All 4 of us exclaimed about the food and preparation, may have been the best duck breast I've ever...More

Thank David E
Reviewed 1 week ago

very good food and service, outstanding old fashioned, especially the personality of our waitress. arrived early to avoid the crowd. it gets a bit loud in the evening.

Thank jlw1942
Central Business District
Compared to the more evocative monikers of some other
parts of New Orleans, the downtown’s humdrum title
might suggest that this area is all about business and
little else. But don’t let the bland name keep you
away from the Central Business District. The CBD
offers a wide range of fun things to do that would be
touted as exceptional in less jubilant corners of the
world. Bordered by the French Quarter, the Arts
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Sarah B
16 March 2017|
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Response from Grandy15 | Reviewed this property |
They may say yes, but it seems a bit formal for kids under 10.
ralph p
8 March 2017|
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Response from Kona3241 | Reviewed this property |
They have an extensive wine list. I wouldn't try to bring your own. Not that kind of place.
ralph p
8 March 2017|
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Response from Don B | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is $30. They have a very large selection of great wines on hand, you may want to save your $30
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2408
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-299-9777
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The cuisine at August is contemporary French with a focus on local ingredients, inspired by Chef John Besh's classical training here and in Europe, and by the depth of his own Southern Louisiana roots. August is located in an historic 19th century French-Creole building in New Orleans' Central Business District. August was a semifinalist for the 2012 and 2013 James Beard Awards Outstanding Restaurant, and has been selected by Gayot as a top 40 Restaurant in the United States. The Times Picayune has named it as one of their top 10 Restaurants the last two years in a row.
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