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New Orleans Restaurants

Bourbon House

Updated 04/09/2014

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On one of the French Quarter's busiest corners is Dickie Brennan's biggest and flashiest restaurant yet (he also owns Palace Café and Dickie Brennan's Steakhouse), and it's a solid hit with seafood aficionados. The raw bar is prime real estate, with its sterling oysters on the half shell, chilled seafood platters, and antique, decorative oyster plates, but the elegant main dining room is more appropriate for digging into the Creole catalog—oysters Bienville, catfish

pecan, and Gulf fish on the "half shell" with lump crab meat. Take your frozen bourbon-milk punch in a to-go cup. Why? Because you can.

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Restaurant Information

Address:

144 Bourbon St., New Orleans, Louisiana, 70130, United States

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Phone:

504-522–0111

Restaurant Details:

  • Credit cards accepted

Updated 04/09/2014

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Aug 15, 2007

Gotta do it

My hubby and I were in N.O. this past weekend. On the first night we wanted a good variety of seafood, after looking all over Bourbon Street we decided on the Bourbon House. Excellent decision!!! We got Callamari, stuffed crab, alligator soup and the gumbo for appetizers(we like a fine sampling) everthing was our favorite, I highly reccomend the alligator soup(my first). For the entree we split the seafood platter. This was more than plenty for

us, and we left STUFFED. Turns out the next night my husband had a dinner meeting again at the Bourbon House, we were thrilled. We got the same things except that we got an extra entree, the stuffed redfish. Of all of the placed that we have eaten in N.O. this has to be our fav.

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May 2, 2007

The Restaurant for Every Occasion

This is the best place to go for phenominal sea food! The oysters(cooked or raw) are to die for!

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Jan 26, 2007

Fantastic in every sense

Three weary travelers went on our first night in NO. We had our best meal of the trip. Deviled crab app, redfish on the halfshell, barbeque shrimp, and paneed veal for the entrees and dessert of chocolate chunk bread pudding and amaretto strawberry cake. The redfish (get the lump crab added on) was rated the best by all three of us; the shrimp were a close second! And the bread pudding... had it a few times during the trip and this was by far the

best! Our waiter Ryan was knowledgable and extremely personable and helpful. This restaurant will be on our must list the next time we go.

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Apr 17, 2005

Not bad but you can find better

Its probably popular bc its on Bourbon street but as a local, I believe you can find better seafood for a more reasonable price. The staff is great and its conventient if youre out partying. Try Deanies for the best seafood platter in N.O.

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Mar 23, 2005

Oysters-Oysters-Oysters

Best oysters we had in New Orleans! A 4 rating on food because the dinner meal was okay, but lacking a finesse we were expecting from the "setting". Order the sorbet, which was nicely presented. Wait staff was very attentive and fun. We would go back, especially at the Oyster Bar, and prices and choices were very adequate!

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