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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 good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“bbq shrimp” (880 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
201 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2226
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We walked in at 6:30pm on valentine. With no reservations and lucky we were seated on a nice table. Nice comfortable Resto. Our waiter was very nice too. We ate very well Food and drinks were excellent. This is where locals come to wine and...More

Thank drlau99
Reviewed 2 days ago

It was packed but my colleague had a conducting gig and when the maitre d knew we had that - a table appeared. The food is excellent!! The staff is excellent and the atmosphere was wonderful. Excellent fresh fish. Cocktails are sublime. It is the...More

Thank George M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First time having their bbq shrimp. I don’t like messy foods. But I put on the bib and I’ll do it again! Fantastic!! Looking forward to having it again. Service is always excellent.

Thank pussandboots
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had been a favorite, a place for celebrations. Bar is still good, but menu, food quality and servers are now just average. Too much better food and service nearby to recommend again.

Thank Craig B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My first thought was it smelled delicious! We didn’t have reservation and quit frankly we were a bit under dressed it was a last minuet pop in but everybody was super friendly and accommodating but I would suggest dress nicely because it’s a nice classy...More

Thank JIll R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was outstanding. We went for lunch. Definitely recommend the duck springrolls, the burger, and the banana pudding king's cake.

Thank F6787MDelizabethl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Watched most of the Krewe of Iris parade and ducked into Mr Bs for lunch. Ordered both versions of gumbo and a wedge salad to share. The gumbo were very good. The wedge salad was the best I think so have ever had. Outstanding in...More

Thank Jay F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wasn't excited about going here for some reason, but my daughters thought it would be a good place to eat in NOLA. I saw some celebs walking out of the restaurant looking full and happy and decided to give it a go. I'm GLAD I...More

Thank ScoutFinch59
Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here for a private business party so I had the privilege to try a number of their menu items and none disappointed. Mr. B's is exactly what you want in a nice restaurant, their waiters and waitresses were the best, very polite and...More

Thank Cody M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked in and waited for a table at the bar (for faster service than table service) it was a busy night So we had to wait for a bit... but the food and service was so worth the wait! Everything was delicious and we weren’t...More

Thank Writerwife
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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28 January 2018|
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Response from Timothy M | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if they have a private area. When you come in the front door they have a bar on the right side with a dining area. They also have a larger dining area on the left side as you walk in. We dined on the left side and... More
24 January 2017|
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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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene
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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