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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” (133 reviews)
“bbq shrimp” (851 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 31 January 2016

Headed here for lunch and it is really classy in its decorations and general atmosphere. The bar menu is nicely laid out with just enough choices without being overwhelming and loads of great comforting authentic meals. We went for the gumbo and it was absolutely...More

Thank Megan T
Reviewed 31 January 2016

The food, the staff, the ambience - all of it is simply impeccable! The Barbeque shrimp is my favorite but the steaks are some of the tastiest too! I've tried all most everything on the menu and have never been less than delighted! Iconic New...More

Thank LauraMcHenry
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Great looking restaurant and atmosphere Reservations highly recommended Hostesses were very pleasant and personable Had a 530 reservation and glad we did. The restaurant opens right at 530. Ore server greeted us , very pleasant told us the specials and took the beverage order. Water...More

Thank David V
Reviewed 31 January 2016

We stopped in for a quick business dinner during a recent conference in New Orleans. The food and service was excellent. We had the BBQ Shrimp and it was great. Living on the Gulf Coast I am use to good seafood and this was as...More

Thank Cspear
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Love this place. Food is always good. Service is always excellent! Great place to try gumbo! The French bread is to die for.

Thank virginia B
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

With so much choice in NOL why go here? Cause it's great! Situate the bar and enjoy a local beer and the best cosmo in town - the bartenders are friendly and fun - then sit swum for the best bbq shrimp in town -...More

Thank Expattraveler100
Reviewed 29 January 2016

Great service, great food and great atmosphere! Shrimp and grits, oysters and shrimp,duck rolls, bread pudding. All very good!

Thank 1512ellen19
Reviewed 29 January 2016

We are fans of the dark chocolate colored roux. The traditional gumbo had Andouille sausage and chicken. The seafood gumbo was excellent. The fried catfish filets were delicious. The sauce for the filets was very good, but filets really did not need a sauce. I...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 29 January 2016

We stopped by for lunch. They had $1.50 Bloody Mary's and martini's to start. A few lunch specials, one of which my husband got (pasta and seafood) that was delicious. I just wanted a drink and the gumbo ya ya. Now, We've tried gumbo at...More

Thank Crazzzzs
Reviewed 29 January 2016

I have to go to Mr Bs Bistro every time I am in NOLA. Its my favorite for many reasons. Service, atmosphere. But, the most important reason is for the BBQ Shrimp! It is the best! I have to have it! What a mess though...More

Thank bert424
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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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, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, 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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