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Patois Review

Hidden on a quiet residential corner, this bustling bistro could have been transported directly from Provence. The menu continues the French theme, although with a Louisiana attitude. Mussels arrive in a fragrant tomato broth, sautéed sweetbreads are bathed in a country ham reduction, and the meunière sauce on the Gulf fish gets a bright burst from local citrus. Chef Aaron Burgau developed close connections with growers and fishermen while managing a local farmers' market, so his kitchen is stocked with the best. He knows what New Orleanians like to eat, and his Uptown neighbors, a mix of affluent young and older couples, have rewarded him with nightly full houses.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 6078 Laurel St., Uptown, New Orleans, LA 70118 | Map It
  • Phone: 504/895–9441
  • Website:
  • Location: Uptown

    Restaurant Details

  • Reservations essential.
  • Closed Mon.–Tues. No dinner Sun. No lunch Sat. and Wed.–Thurs.
Updated: 04-01-2013

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