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New Orleans Restaurants

Irene's Cuisine

  • 539 St. Philip St. Map It
  • French Quarter
  • Italian

Fodor's Review

The walls here are festooned with enough snapshots, garlic braids, and crockery for at least two more restaurants, but it all just adds to the charm of this cozy Italian-Creole eatery. From Irene DiPietro's kitchen come succulent roast chicken brushed with olive oil, rosemary, and garlic; delicious, velvety soups; and fresh shrimp, aggressively seasoned and grilled before they join linguine glistening with herbed olive oil. Waits here can stretch to the 60-minute mark during peak dinner hours, which is just enough time for a bottle of wine in the convivial little piano bar.

Restaurant Information


539 St. Philip St., New Orleans, Louisiana, 70116, USA

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Restaurant Details:

  • Closed Sun. No lunch
  • Reservations essential


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