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La Petite Grocery

4238 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2735
+1 504-891-3377
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (37 reviews)
“crab beignets” (94 reviews)
“bolognese” (49 reviews)
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American, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
4238 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2735
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We ate here on our arrival in NOLA. Our party had the pork chops, rabbit, and the turtle bolognese, as well as the blue crab beignets and dessert. The meal was very good - my sons raved about the pork.

Reviewed 5 days ago

We had an outstanding dinner at La Petite Grocery. Service was excellent. Nice wine list. Very helpful staff and sommelier. Nice, but casual setting. I had the lamb special which was indeed "very special." My husband's fried rabbit was beyond belief. Loved the coconut cream...More

Thank JBMandJCM
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited La Petite Grocery while vacationing in New Orleans. It had come recommended to us and did not disappoint. The blue crab beignets were a great starter. My hubby had the pork chop and I was craving the cheeseburger. Our waitress was friendly and...More

Thank mamachickto4
Reviewed 1 week ago

French cuisine; originally a grocery store and stable, now it’s a top 10 restaurant. Chef is a James Beard finalist. We had a delicious lunch of Turtle Bolognese and Shellfish Stew, with a short rib appetizer. Service was excellent and the atmosphere was sophisticated but...More

Thank whopper007
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This James Beard award winning restaurant did not disappoint. We always seek a locals input when we are traveling to cities well known for food. Who has time to waste eating garbage food in a town like New Orleans? The two items we tried were...More

1  Thank FloridaFoody
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three business friends gathered here -- all well traveled and serious foodies. And all of us loved, loved, loved our meals -- from the fabulous blue crab beignets to the best shrimp and grits ever, seared scallops and the daily special lamb, we were all...More

Thank catecomm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for brunch without a reservation, within ten minutes, we had a table. Our server, Andrew was the bomb. He was knowledgable and very attentive. The food was incredible....so much so that we went ahead and made a dinner reservation for later in...More

Thank AnitaCooks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food! We had the Blue crab beignets... a really creative tasty appetizer. The turtle bolognese and cheeseburger were excellent! Will definitely go back again.

Thank Thewoodlandstexas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to La Petite Grocery in the past. Food was great. We tried blue crab beignets, as recommended by John Besh in Michael Symon's Burgers, Brew, & Que. they were fantastic. This time there we tried the burger and split an order of...More

Thank KatTat2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We kept our dinner simple as we had had a late lunch. The blue crab beignets are outstanding. You have to have them. The grilled octopus was very good and enough to be an entree. The burger was nicely cooked with very good condiments and...More

Thank Kaptx
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28 February 2017|
Response from Elizabeth F | Reviewed this property |
I do not knowthe answer to that question. I would contact the restaurant ahead. They try to accommodate everything.
12 February 2016|
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Response from shel29Brooklyn | Reviewed this property |
Dressy casual is fine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4238 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2735
    (General Pershing)
  • Public Transportation: The St. Charles Ave. Streetcar is a short walk to the restaurant. There are also Magazine Street bus stops located one block away.
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Garden District
  • Neighbourhood: Garden District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-891-3377
  • E-mail
Closed due to damage sustained in Hurricane Katrina.
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