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The Italian Barrel

430 Barracks St, French Quarter, New Orleans, LA 70116-2602
+1 504-569-0198
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
430 Barracks St, French Quarter, New Orleans, LA 70116-2602
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Reviewed yesterday

Food and service were great. Everything was fresh and seasoned just right. Would come back again next time in New Orleans.

Thank DanaFromFlorida
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We always love this restaurant. Food is excellent and service is wonderful. Make sure you call for reservations ahead of time.

Thank kdbeach57
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a small Italian restaurant in the French Quarter. We came upon it coincidently. The food was superb. Service was great. Blair was our server. We have eaten in many places in New Orleans and this is in my Top 10 for sure.

Thank RemusJ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in on spec and managed to get a table. A friendly welcome.Attentive service with the meal just right. If you want a quieter more European vibe then this is the place.

Thank Caxtonswing A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my view. I am a local and ask for at least a view other than a kitchen curtain..I will never send tourist here ever again. . Our waiter knocked over a third of a glass of red wine and pretty much refused to...More

Thank jerry s
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for a nice romantic birthday dinner and that is exactly what we got. Our server was outstanding! ( I wish I could remember his name). We never felt rushed or that we were waiting, perfect timing of everything. The menu had great...More

Thank Rebecca N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best restaurant we ate while in NOLA. Fresh made pasta and acceptable prices. Service was very good too. Cozy and relaxing.

Thank Shardy007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a romantic dinner here to celebrate my husbands birthday and this was a great choice. From the special fig and prosciutto salad starter to the extremely delicious pesto and scampi, my food yearnings were sated. My husband gorged himself on a wonderful pasta...More

Thank imagem55
Nelson R, General Manager at The Italian Barrel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank You very much for choosing us for your special occasion. I'm thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is good but there's a lot of good food in the French quarter. In my opinion the quality does not warrant the pricing. It used to be reasonably priced until they expanded. Now you can't even bring a bottle of wine and pay...More

Thank kickdog
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pleased to find this gem and be able to get reservations at late notice, scored a nice table to side. Great ambiance although very loud with couple of noisy tables and with all hard surfaces sound just bounces around so bit difficult to converse even...More

Thank David J
Nelson R, Manager at The Italian Barrel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience. It is our goal to always have the freshest ingredients we can. A lot of our menu comes straight from Italy to us. From time to time we are temporarily out of certain...More

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
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Response from Jacquie C | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 430 Barracks St, French Quarter, New Orleans, LA 70116-2602
    (Decatur Street)
  • Public Transportation: Street car stops just one block away
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-569-0198
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