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Mr. B's Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
French Quarter
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201 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2226
+1 504-523-2078
11:30 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:30 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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Navarre, Florida
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My third visit here, first with a group of tourists who'd never been. We had a small hiccup with the reservation (not the restaurant's fault), but had a short wait on an incredibly crowded Wednesday night - where do all these people come from ? Wine, warm bread, shared appetizers, steak, pork chop, shrimp & grits - nice spread from... More 

Thank BobTNavarre
Reno, Nevada
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went in with my wife for a late lunch appetizer. Crab cakes. Fantastic. $1.50 bloody marys. That's right. So good we went back for dinner. Everything was spectacular and not overly priced, considering the location. Very nice restaurant. Warm, dark wood, classic san francisco style interior. Highly recommended.

Thank tim c
Houston, Texas
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187 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had eaten here a few years ago and remembered how wonderful the Bacon Wrapped Shrimp and Grits were, so we came here specifically for that dish. It is just outstanding. The grits are the creamiest I've ever eaten and the shrimp were seasoned perfectly. The waiter said they add mascarpone cheese to get that creamy taste. And the red... More 

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Media, Pennsylvania, United States
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69 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved this restaurant. Incredible service at every point of the meal. The food was fantastic. The restaurant is in a nice location with a good atmosphere. It is expensive but worth every penny!

Thank Gigi P
St. Louis, Mo
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great service and varied menu including many New Orleans specialties; Bloody Mary's seemed especially popular. The prompt service will give you extra time for sightseeing so good choice for lunch. Convenient location.

Thank MOmom_8
Toronto, Canada
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Must try the BBQ shrimp dish. Good thing they give you a bib as you will need it. Highly recommend this as well as the crab cake and lemon icebox pie. Won't be disappointed.

Thank hockeymom24seven
Knoxville, Tennessee
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49 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Adequate food; adequate service. Not a bad meal (or service), but certainly not worth repeating. Risotto was horribly prepared, green beans were properly crisp but bland. Rabbit was tender; redfish was bland. Meh.

Thank Beth F
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I got the buratta as an appetizer with the garlic roasted chicken as my dinner. Both were absolutely delicious. My boyfriend got the fried alligator and redfish, I do not like seafood but I tried the alligator and it was heaven! We went here for our last night as something a little more fancy. It was very classy with great... More 

Thank Taylor F
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Exemplary service, cocktails and food. I highly recommend getting the barbecue shrimp - dig in and enjoy the luscious, buttery delight! Get the bib!!! Lol

Thank tmatta
Vestavia Hills, Alabama
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always love eating here with my wife, one of our favorite restaurants in town. We used to live in New Orleans 30 years ago and it's been consistently great ever since. Gumbo is some of the best in town. A must meal when you visit NO.

Thank ALML58

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$23 - US$50
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2226
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-523-2078

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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 Quarter, brightly colored Victorian homes and businesses, famously done up with wrought-iron features, provide a distinct and immediately recognizable backdrop for all varieties of fun. At any given moment in this historic riverside setting, some of America’s finest meals are being cooked, most potent cocktails are being mixed, and most engaging music is being performed.
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