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Mr. B's Bistro

201 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2226
+1 504-523-2078
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (135 reviews)
“bbq shrimp” (858 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
201 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2226
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A little pricey but the food is really nice quality. Clientele were a lot like us; tourists dressed down. This was at odds with the pretentious dress code for the servers. Pretty decent and I would probably eat here again, but I do feel the...More

Thank JutteVT
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A tasty restaurant. We went before Noon for lunch and quickly grabbed two seats at the bar. The gumbo and catfish fingers were great appetizers. BUT, do not skip the BBQ shrimp! It is to die for. Save room for dessert - the ice box...More

Thank hilo2016
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Strolling through the French Quarter in early evening we decided to drop in without reservations. No problem. We were seated near the door. There is an air of casual elegance in the dining room. Very comfortable ambience. The menu is concise but offers creole cuisine...More

Thank MuchoJourneyers
Reviewed 2 days ago

We usually visit New Orleans once or twice a year for pleasure and I often am there on business. Mr. B's remains one of my absolute favorites as it has been for the past 20+ years and we eat there at least once per trip....More

Thank dlevitan
Reviewed 2 days ago

Walking around our first night we decided on Mr. B's Bistro. As it was restaurant week, we had a choice of 3 entrees, with a starter and dessert. Great service. Food was good, not great. Bread pudding was dry. Pricey for regular menu, not large...More

Thank Debbie R
Reviewed 3 days ago

The BBQ's shrimp entree is world class. Never had anything like it. Broth around the shrimp is to die for. Probably not low calorie. Take advantage of the fresh french bread to dip in the broth. Great location in the French Quarter. Excellent service and...More

Thank Seaton1975
Reviewed 4 days ago

Three of us went for dinner here one evening and we had not booked in advance. The Bistro was extremely busy but we were lucky to get a table straight away. The service was very efficient and we were served fairly quickly. The quality of...More

Thank Brian M
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I had Sunday Brunch here and it was a perfect way to start our trip to New Orleans. The food was wonderful (my barbecued Shrimp was awesome!), the Bloody Mary's delicious, the staff very welcoming and the ambiance just perfect. We will...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The food was delicious. Wasn't a fan of the seafood gumbo, but the steak, fried catfish and red fish was great!

Thank Jinda05
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

MR Bs is one of my top 5 in the Quarter. I feel the service and selection are true New Orleans and love the location...have a cocktail across the street at The Carousel Bar. I recommend the barbecue shrimp and the crab cake as an...More

Thank Deborah R
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
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Response from tmatta | Reviewed this property |
Contact the restaurant. You understand this is s review site for customers, right???
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
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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Mr. B's Bistro, (since 1979) owned by Cindy Brennan of the famous Brennan Restaurant Family, is located in the heart of the French Quarter. Signature dishes include Mr. B's famous Barbequed Shrimp, Gumbo Ya Ya, and Bread Pudding with Irish Whiskey Sauce. $1.50 martinis and bloody marys each weekday during lunch.
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