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Napoleon House Bar & Cafe

500 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2110
+1 504-524-9752
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“muffaletta” (542 reviews)
“jambalaya” (203 reviews)
“sandwich” (160 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
500 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2110
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

For a great, locals lunch, go to Napoleon House. Started with the original Pimms Cup and split s shrimp po'boy and jambalaya. Great food and great local fare.

Thank PennyG338
Reviewed 3 days ago

We enjoyed the Pimm's Cup drink (their featured drink), Muffuletta sandwich and also the Muffuletta salad (both excellent) and Red Beans and Rice with Smoked Sausage (good but have had better). The service at our table was lacking, but both of the other servers that...More

Thank mcharles0809
Reviewed 4 days ago

On a hot and humid New Orleans afternoon, we stopped into the Napoleon House to cool off. The city was typically crowded and the restaurant was no exception. There happened to be one bar stool available, so I hopped into it and my date stood...More

Thank Pattigan
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Delicious. After tons of recommendations to try this place and with the history behind it. We gave it a shot for lunch. It was great. We had the beef sandwich (possibly what’s called a po boy) it was soooo good. Very messy (don’t wear white-...More

Thank GracieAmy1990
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A group of us went here for dinner. Great atmosphere with outside seating. We spilt a muffuletta which was very good. We also tried the Pimm’s drink- ordered another one it was so refreshing on a hot night.

Thank Sharron N
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was referred to me so I tried it. Not impressed. I had a roast beef sandwich with melted cheese & horseradish aoli. Sent it back because looked like it didn't have cheese. They replaced it & it really didn't look any different. Small...More

Thank lsprouse2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Napoleon House was recommended to us by another bar for their affordable and we'll made Sazeracs, and the history behind building sealed the deal. The Sazerac was delicious, service was great and although it looks fancy it has a laid back vibe where we didn't...More

Thank Kati K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for a few drinks. Not sure if I would have chosen to eat here as seemed very cramped. Service was good and the decor worth seeing.

Thank TheScubaDuo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the ambience of the bar area and the little courtyard in back. Food was excellent - muffalettas are huge and tasty, po'boys not quite so filling but equally flavourful. Good beer choice and pleasant staff.

Thank Glock T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Napoleon House has a great bar and nice courtyard. The atmosphere is laid back and casual. We sat at the bar and got some pims cups and I enjoyed a fantastic muffuletta that was toasted, my wife had the red beans and rice, and we...More

Thank David E
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Response from Martha D | Reviewed this property |
Casual tourist attire
31 July 2016|
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Response from skmccraw | Reviewed this property |
I did not make reservations, and I'm unsure whether they accept reservations. You might contact them at 504-524-9752. I've never had to wait longer than 10 or so minutes to be seated, and most of that 10 minutes was... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2110
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-524-9752
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Housed in a 200 year old National Historic Landmark this Bar/Cafe' is a favorite with locals and tourist alike
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