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Adolfo's

€€ - €€€Italian, Seafood
611 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2001
+1 504-948-3800
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“rack of lamb” (74 reviews)
“cannelloni” (54 reviews)
“mussels” (74 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 22:30All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Seafood
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Service
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
611 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2001
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Reviewed yesterday

We are not ones to slam a place of business because we have the power of a review (see our review of Upperline restaurant and others) but we also believe in providing information that may help others avoid a bad experience. Four of us had...More

Thank JTMowles
Reviewed 6 days ago

Adolfo’s has always and for the last eight years been our first stop for dinner. Sorry to say this will be the last time we eat there. We started out with the mussels which were delicious and than it went downhill. First of all, I...More

1  Thank boege
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I cannot explain all those waiting lines and excitement for Adolfo's restaurant. The food is just terrible. Anything you may order will be greasy, fat, unhealthy, overlooked. If you are used to a good Italian pasta, fresh fish, or different sides - you will not...More

1  Thank OlgaPaolo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very unusual Italian restaurant. You chose the meat or fish you want then pick the sauce you want from a list of about 8. The fish is wonderful and a wide selection. Large portion of escargot and mussels - an appetizer you...More

Thank Diana M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tiny restaurant upstairs above a great music bar is fantastic. Our waiter was very good and the atmosphere was great fun. The menu selections are varied from Italian to Seafood. Portions are generous but not ridiculous. I had the Grouper and it was amazing....More

Thank Weerobbie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quite amazing that late on a Saturday night, we were able to get a table for 8. Our server said we must be lucky people. We all ordered amazing dishes and shared as much as we could. No one left unsatisfied or hungry. Awesome Italian...More

Thank seeingtheworld22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great upstairs resturant on Frenchman Street. Its upstairs and you better get there early or be prepared to wait...its worth the wait ask for the ocean sauce. Good service great bar with music its CASH ONLY so bring your dollars.

Thank 859jillk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Several people recommended Adolfo's - and we were not disappointed. The service and food were fantastic! I can't say enough about this meal-which was our best all week. The mussels were absolutely the best I have had anywhere in the country. My fiancé's veal was...More

1  Thank mizaims14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had to wait for more than an hour to get into Adolfo's but well worth it. Tiny place. Very noisy if thee are big groups. We had drinks downstirs while we waited. My husband had the Pork chops and he could not finish them. HUGE...More

Thank judie210
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This gem of a local eatery on Frenchmen is probably overlooked by most tourists passing by. Reservations aren't taken and you can easily miss the small sign that marks the staircase leading up the stairs besides the Apple Barrel bar. We learned about it from...More

Thank BryanSil
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kimbrook40
11 July 2017|
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Response from Larry v | Reviewed this property |
Nope. Get there early and the list moves fast. I think they open at 5:00
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Janet E
11 April 2015|
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Response from Chrisrd2 | Reviewed this property |
I would call. It's a small kitchen, so they may offer no carb foods but if you have celiac you need to watch the cross contamination of gluten.
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jmmjmm3
13 March 2015|
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Response from Jfc073 | Reviewed this property |
Cash only , tight cramped , food good not great . Didn't stay for dessert. We like Irene's better.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:30
Monday
17:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:30
Thursday
17:30 - 22:30
Friday
17:30 - 22:30
Saturday
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 611 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2001
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
  • Neighbourhood: Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
  • Phone Number: +1 504-948-3800
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