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Mr. B's Bistro

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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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San Jose, California
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109 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We dined here for lunch and without a reservation; we were seated immediately. My husband ordered the barbecue shrimp and initially wondered why they put a bib on him. Well turns out, they know what they're doing because boy, did he need it! He didn't talk much while he ate because he said later it was just so good. I... More 

Thank Rajj976
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We walked around for a while looking for somewhere to draw us into eat. This restaurant certainly did that. It was very busy but I see that as a good sign & as we hadn't booked were told there was a short delay of about 20 mins before they could seat us. No problem! We wanted to try new dishes... More 

Thank Denise W
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Started with lump crab cake and seafood gumbo, both very good. My husband ordered BQ Shrimp a signature dish. I ordered the Grouper with crawfish risotto. Mine was very average and a bit over cooked. The BQ Shrimp was very good. They do a good job of getting people in and out quickly. Every course came fairly quickly which may... More 

Thank ginal63
Los Gatos
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Mr B's Bistro is one of my favorite restaurants in NOLA and it is the first place I go upon arriving. And, I go there every chance I get for their BBQed shrimp. Their version is not really BBQed at all but comes in the shell sautéed in the most delicious garlic, spice and butter sauce one can possibly imagine.... More 

Thank JadedTourista
The Woodlands, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were in New Orleans during NBA All Star weekend and made a reservation at Mr. Bs Bistro for their Sunday Jazz Brunch. Everything was amazing!! We had Mr. Bs Crab Cake and Seafood Gumbo as appetizers and the Shrimp & Grits and Beef Debris & Eggs - highly recommend them ALL!! They were absolutely delicious. The service was superb... More 

Thank conniewoell
Davis, California
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441 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We came with a group for dinner. I ordered the Gumbo ya-ya and shrimp & grits. Yum and yum! The place was packed, and people were waiting - on a Wednesday night. It's a bit pricey, but the food was delicious. Everyone enjoyed their meals. I was too full for dessert.

Thank USAwalkers
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of my travel mates had been here before and wanted a return visit and I was happy to oblige (duh food). I was not disappointed. I had shrimp with pasta (sooooo good) and they had the hamburger (proclaimed best burger ever and this from a big fan of burgers). Nice atmosphere and the bartender is a hoot.

Thank Tiffany T
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198 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited Mr B's Bistro for the Sunday Brunch jazz. The bistro has a chilled relaxed atmosphere, staff were attentive without being intrusive. This was an introduction to southern food for us and we were not disappointed. We both had seafood gumbo? For our main course, I had Cajun shrimp with poached eggs. My husband had smoked salmon hash, All... More 

Thank BandMK
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went early without reservation. Got seating quickly. Service and ambience was extraordinary. Highly recommend the Barbecue shrimps. Alcohol was served quickly and efficiently.

Thank Robert C
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had been referred to Mr. B's Bistro for their BBQ's shrimp and grits. We arrived for dinner within 5 minutes of when they stopped seating for dinner. We were told we could go to the bar for limited meal. Chose to do that but only had appetizers to chose from and we did not get what we ordered. WE... More 

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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, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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