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The Original Pierre Maspero's

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
440 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130
+1 504-524-8990
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“crab cakes” (144 reviews)
“jambalaya” (194 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
440 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130
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Reviewed yesterday

The place's established since 1766, and still makes good food. Creole or Cajun cuisine, you choose. Be prepared to the spice sauces !

Thank Ronaldo d
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I were wandering around the French Quarter after arriving in New Orleans and came across Pierre Maspero’s for a late lunch. We were pleasantly surprised by the opening atmosphere. Our server was extremely friendly and patient as we were rookies to New...More

Thank Shaun B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A fabulous little place for either drinks, food or both. The first time we visited we just sat at the bar and had some beer and wine. Service was quick and the staff attentive and chatty. We went back the next day for our evening...More

Thank TheScubaDuo
Reviewed 6 days ago

We stopped in for a beer and ended up staying to eat dinner. Very glad we did. The atmosphere was very pleasant, the wine and beer selection very good, and the service was great. However the feature was the food. We shared shrimp and crab...More

Thank Allan W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The seafood pot pie and the crawfish pasta were both awesome! The fried allegator appetizer was also delicious. Our drinks were always full and the service was just excellent! We went for late dinner just after finishing up a ghost tour and would highly recommend...More

Thank Emily H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We almost passed this place by as we were actually looking for another restaurant my husband had read about. So glad that we chose to have breakfast here!!! Omg the Louisiana Lost Bread was absolutely amazing!!! The recast of the breakfast was great, cooked perfectly...More

Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here was amazing and a great way to try some authentic cajun or Creole food. I had the jambalaya and it was amazing, full of flavour and heaps of chicken 😀 my friend had the sample plate and really enjoyed it. The staff...More

Thank Tez4553
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just flew into NOLA, checked into the hotel, concierge recommended we go here, got a crab cake appetizer and red beans and rice, mmm mmm Good!

Thank Edward M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every year we visit New Orlean. Every year we have at least one breakfast at Maspero's. This year was no exception and we brought our friends. The one criticism I have is that the cheese grits I ordered were dry and not cheesy- that was...More

Thank TravellingBee338
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had an excellent dinner in the bustling Original Pierre Maspero's Slave Exchange. The building was originally constructed in 1788. In fact it was in this building that Andrew Jackson met with the Lafitte Brothers to plan the defense of New Orleans...More

Thank pollardtony6
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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Rebecca B
3 September 2016|
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Response from Carmela B | Reviewed this property |
We didn't but we had to wait outside for a table for about 15 min which was okay because we had looked at the menu so we already had an idea of what we wanted and it was warm to stay outside. I would recommend reservations... More
Jennifer K
3 March 2016|
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Response from tasha1998 | Reviewed this property |
We were celebrating our anniversary, and the bill was around $79 for two people. We had a specialty drink with our meal, so we felt the prices were reasonable and it was a lovely experience. I guess you could contact them... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 440 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-524-8990
  • E-mail
Pierre Maspero’s is a local destination for relaxed dining in a historic setting—offering authentic New Orleans cuisine in a comfortable New Orleans landmark property. Watch the crowds go by as you enjoy traditional New Orleans entrées in one of the city’s most historic buildings. Come in for breakfast, linger for lunch or just swing by for a refreshing cocktail. Hearty meals in a historic setting!
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