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Napoleon House Bar & Cafe

500 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2110
+1 504-524-9752
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“muffuletta” (230 reviews)
“jambalaya” (199 reviews)
“sandwich” (171 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
500 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2110
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Reviewed yesterday

We stopped for a quick dinner and had a very enjoyable meal. The fried shrimp po-boy was very good, but the shrimp remoulade stuffed avocado was outstanding. This dish was something I had never eaten before, let alone ever seen on a restaurant menu. We...More

Thank Eileen D
Reviewed 3 days ago

We sat outside on the back patio. The atmosphere and the food were both authentic, wonderful and reasonable. Muffulettas were huge and to die for. Best meal we had on our trip.

Thank Mia G
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had muffulettas here three times, and although the second time it was very skimpy on the meat, the first and third times it was filled with meat and olive spread and absolutely delicious. That bread is fantastic. The drinks here are good and the...More

1  Thank PalapaBound
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first trip to New Orleans. My brother. A Canadian Chef, took us to Napoleon House as a first stop. The atmosphere was quaint. The history was intriguing and the food was incredible. The staff was extremely pleasant and knowledgeable about the building...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my 2nd time at Napoleon House and I do love their muffuletta sandwich, Also love the atmosphere and siting in the lovely courtyard. Only giving it 3 stars this time because of rude hostess and waiter. Too bad it out a damper on...More

Thank Diana_DEW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

alligator sausage (not bad), shrimp n grits - pretty good, bread pudding fair. Servers friendly. nice cocktails. Not a huge menu. casual dress fine. Quiet street.

Thank abmilw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were told this is the place to go for the best muffaletta and we weren't disappointed. The jambalaya was pretty amazing as well and don't forget the bread pudding (yum). Great service...our waiter was extremely pleasant and chatted with us about various street names...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of history. And Wayne looks like one of the former owners. He was very helpful and told us the history and showed us many of the pictures and the opening where they could see visitors before the arrived. He let us split our sandwich....More

Thank Baileyh0
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Napoleon House was the first place we ate at on our 4 day trip to New Orleans, and everything all 5 of us had for lunch was amazing! The gumbo, jambalaya, red beans, and everyone split a giant muffuletta sandwich. The drinks were just as...More

1  Thank Kamie C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Slow service, and the muffuletta sandwich, served warm, was not very good..very skimpy and dry and lack of flavor. a very big disappointment

Thank remy p
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Response from jtisch | Reviewed this property |
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Casual tourist attire
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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
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, 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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