We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Bennachin Restaurant

1212 Royal St, Frnt, New Orleans, LA 70116-2555
+1 504-522-6746
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“black eyed peas” (17 reviews)
“coconut rice” (16 reviews)
“fritters” (14 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
African, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1212 Royal St, Frnt, New Orleans, LA 70116-2555
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (161)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 157 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Never tried African before. Very good service and food was good. Not sure if I will try again but enjoyed the experience when we went.

Thank TBailey71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was rather disappointed with the food at this restaurant considering the fact that it had good ratings on here! If you are west African please don’t bother it tastes nothing like home! I’m legit obsessed with Fufu and my fufu was horrible and stew/soup...More

Thank Amachalker
Reviewed 10 August 2017

i one time went in and order the corn fritters with tomato stew and when it came out i was bummed because it looked like a poboy, but then one bite and i was in love.....i recommend this restaurant to people nearly everyday

Thank Buzz N
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

I stopped in here after running through the rain to find a good, warming lunch. Bennachin did NOT disappoint. The restaurant is run by a mother and her daughter (from what I could tell). They had a new waitress on staff who was incredibly energetic...More

Thank Samantha R
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We visited this unassuming little place on our first day in New Orleans, as it had been recommended to us as vegetarians. The food is incredible - so simple, full of flavour and wholesome. The place is basic but comfortable and friendly, and it offers...More

1  Thank loladelorean
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

The waitress must have had a very off day today, which was a pity because this was our first major meal in New Orleans and we had heard only good things about the restaurant. The traditional drinks were good. The waitress did not actually explain...More

Thank Thinesh R
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Stopped in here during the last Mardi Gras week, quiet, comfortable, and great food. First impression I was not sure what to expect, a few locals in there and the hostess didn't say much other than grab a seat anywhere. Menu was loaded with a...More

Thank ktharg
Reviewed 4 May 2017

... but one member of our group saw it and insisted we grab dinner there. It was wonderful! I had the fish pies and one of the desserts with couscous and coconut milk.

Thank LibrariNerd
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I have enjoyed it since the first time I came many years ago, when they were not in the French Quarter. The chicken soup will always bring me back, each time I visit NOLA. I feel like I am home when I go to Bennichin....More

Thank Lynda P
Reviewed 28 March 2017

This restaurant was the first stop on the culinary cycle tour with Confederacy of Cruisers. It was meant to introduce us to the west african flavours which forms the basis of so many of the New Orleans food. We tried the fried plantains which come...More

Thank Tuesdaychild
Nearby
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
...More
Nearby Restaurants
Le Croissant d'Or
745 reviews
.15 km away
Port of Call
1,359 reviews
.26 km away
Verti Marte
515 reviews
.03 km away
Angeline
238 reviews
.23 km away
Nearby Attractions
Beauregard-Keyes House
251 reviews
.17 km away
Old Ursuline Convent
189 reviews
.17 km away
Gallier House
66 reviews
.14 km away
Lalaurie Mansion
146 reviews
.05 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
ew1111
17 February 2015|
Answer
Response from TravelinGal920 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, It is about 6 blocks from the Best Western. About a 10 minute walk. Hope you enjoy NOLA as much as I do!
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1212 Royal St, Frnt, New Orleans, LA 70116-2555
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-522-6746
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing