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US$50 - US$75
American, Steakhouse
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Central Business District
0.6 km from The National WWII Museum
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All reviews steak mixed grill spinach salad italian sausage onion rings cakes bread redfish seafood who dat shrimp fish of the day enjoyed our dinner business dinner lovely atmosphere cooked perfectly side dishes friday night
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband took me & my daughter here for my birthday trip. The steak was so delicious!! We also had the mozzarella and tomato salad which was excellent. They brought me a yummy chocolate red velvet brownie with a candle!! The service staff is top...notch. Very good place to go for a special occasion for sure!More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 3 February 2021 via mobile

Great place. Very much on the high price side. Service was excellent. We ordered soup De jour and Onion soup. Both were fantastic. Our mixed grill entree was prepared to perfection. Our sides of creamed spinach and asparagus were also prepared perfectly. They offered a...comprehensive wine list. My only issue was that this place was exceptionally noisy and they were only allowed up to 50% capacity. We enjoyed our experienceMore

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 1 December 2020 via mobile

Excellent food, impeccable service. We tried the spinach salad , Mac n cheese , asparagus and steak and we’re blown away. Wow. And the staff is so friendly. 10 out of 10!!

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 12 November 2020 via mobile

Had a business dinner here for 8. Service was exceptional and food as well. We had appetizers who Dat Shrimp/ crab cakes/ spinach dip. All great. Had steaks and I had lamb chops. Superb. Had a bottle of Jason which was a good pairing. Requested...a corner table so we could talk and it was excellent. I’ll go here again.More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 14 March 2020 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere, great service, wonderful food! Nice wine list! Steaks came out sizzling hot. Lobster was cooked perfectly.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 2 March 2020

We read great things about this restaurant so we decided to try it while in NOLA. We were not disappointed. The food was fantastic, the service was great. The bourbon list was extensive. Our only disappointment was the noise level in the place - we...were there the weekend before Mardi Gras and it was super busy (thankfully we had made reservations) and very loud. It was worth it!More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 17 February 2020

My husband and I ate at Desi Vega's Valentine's Day 2020--our first time at the restaurant. We loved everything about our experience: atmosphere, service, and food. We enjoyed the complimentary meatball and bread (although two meatballs would have been nicer--they were very small). I had...the mixed grill for my entree (chicken, steak, Italian sausage, broiled tomato), my husband ordered the ribeye, and we split au gratin potatoes. All the meats were cooked and seasoned perfectly. We will definitely return to Desi Vega's next time we're in NOLA. Thanks for a memorable dining experience!More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 12 February 2020

Was on my list for a while to try for Happy Hour. Staff in lobby of hotel not helpful in trying to ascertain if the "Happy Hour" advertised was in the bar on the right when you walk in, or in the small bar that...is part of the restaurant. Had to ask three different people. Info is that "normally" happy hour is in the bar on the right when you walk in, but on this night, it wasn't. Small bar, not too crowded. Two bar tenders who were not busy. One helpful the other on her phone checking texts or whatever didn't seem like she could be bothered. Maker's Mark bourbon on happy hour price but mixers were limited. Only one white and one red wine at happy hour prices. Bar/Snack happy hour menu had variety. Hamburger was good as were the fries. The bartender who was friendly and talkative, did mention that there will be NO happy hour during Mardi Gras Parades/season. Fine with me as I live here and won't be going down in to that area when Parades are rolling.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 10 February 2020

Had lunch in hotel waiting for room. Oyster salad and speckled trout were outstanding. Good service. We had dinner at Arnaud and also Broussard, food was just a good or better. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 19 January 2020

Steak was tender, drinks very good, Lovely atmosphere, very good wait service, appetizers were also delicious

Date of visit: January 2020
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23 October 2016|
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Response from CSbisa | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they have a totally private room, but you should call them direct to see if they can accommodate you.
27 April 2016|
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Response from 1cookielady | Reviewed this property |
Most restaurants will accommodate. If nothing else there are salads and pasta. My non meat eating daughter was with us, but she does eat fish. She didn't have a problem making a selection. Best advice, Call ahead
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  • Yes, Desi Vega's offers takeaway services.

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  • Desi Vega's is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4.5