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3800 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70119-6037
+1 504-482-9179
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Cusseta, Alabama
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If your looking for where the locals eat and want great food, great old fashioned service, this is the place for you!! Best fried oysters I have ever had, shrimp off the chain as well!! You must try this place if in town.

Thank goodmedic2001
Greensboro, NC
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I've never been disappointed by any of the food that I've eaten here, but it has become a tradition amongst my family and friends to eat at Mandina's on the first day of the year. Black eyed peas are provided on the first and there is always good bread brought out to munch on before your huge meal of whatever... More 

Thank niteadept
Saline, Michigan
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Full bar, large portions, good homestyle cooking, with quite a varied menu. Daily specials and flavorful gumbo On site parking

Thank nbelitsky
Temple, Texas
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296 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We visit New Orleans often, and we almost always have lunch at Mandina's. I love the turtle soup and the buster crabs! Often, we're the only tourists there. It's always a good sign when most of the diners are local! Service is great, and the price is reasonable! Parking is free.

Thank chiefqueen
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It takes effort to get ordinary food in New Orleans if you try local restaurants and not fast food chains, but there it is! And for higher prices than most places. My salad was just a jumble of everything they had in the kitchen. Half of the onion rings were made with the peel of the onion rather than the... More 

Thank rocambole78
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group of ten had very nice lunch with a great variety offered-fried chicken, beans and rice, to seafood. The fried oysters were outstanding!

Thank gogigi2014
New Orleans, LA, United States
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful food experience starting with the gumbo. The shrimp remoulade was awesome. The shrimp po boy sandwich was outstanding! Bread pudding was delicious! A must place to visit for good food!

Thank gregoryg2017
San Antonio, Texas
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was by far and away the best meal we had in New Orleans. Prepare to wait a little bit. But, it's well worth it. Service was fantastic!

Thank SanAntonio_TexasSa39
Montreal, Canada
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Honestly the turtle soup was aiight but that's it... everything was quite mediocore. Its quite expensive and the waiter refused to tell me the market price when ordering only to get surprised by a 26 dollar plate of fried oysters... they were a dozen for three dollars at a pub nearby... dont twll me that the market price had changed... More 

1 Thank Thetruthworks
Miramar, Florida, United States
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184 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So, after reading the reviews we thought this place would be perfect. More than half of our 10 person party was very unhappy with their food. I had fried chicken and onion rings. Delicious. Our waiter was awesome. He apologized and brought us complimentary bread pudding. I don't like bread pudding but I tasted it anyway. It had a lot... More 

1 Thank Jacquelyn W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3800 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70119-6037
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans
  • Phone Number: +1 504-482-9179