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Baru Bistro & Tapas

3700 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2637
+1 504-895-2225
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (40 reviews)
“ceviche” (18 reviews)
“arepas” (12 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Spanish, South American, Colombian, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3700 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2637
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in for a late lunch. I ordered the Coriander Shrimp salad. The shrimp was perfectly seasoned and sauteed. The garlic ranch combined with the kale for a delicious salad. The grapefruit and fried shallots provided just the right amount of citrus and crunch....More

Thank luv4phood
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The food was respectable, although despite my love of salt, all the dishes were salty right up the limit of my tolerance. The wine list is far too limited, given that they only have three, yes THREE beers available, none local. Service somewhat challenged, although...More

Thank wineshark
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

A friend and I were looking for a place we could enjoy small plates and mocktails. This place did not disappoint! Our server (I'm so sorry I forgot the name!) was amazing and made us some delicious spritzers with strawberries and mint and the food...More

1  Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 17 August 2017

My vegan niece suggested this place for family and children. There was not much choice of "normal" food on the menu. It appeared to be where the chic people gather but not much of a restaurant in our opinions.

Thank Bnbiloxi
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Service here can be rather erratic but the food itself was delicious. Good dining on Magazine Street~!

Thank AaronFWA
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Eclectic atmosphere, fantastic food, good service. We ordered several tapas (small portions but hi quality) and mojitos (2 thumbs up). Environment was mix and match. Oldies Beatles music mixed with Queen, etc. interesting experience.

Thank Eryn T
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We were 5 Adults walking along Magazine Street looking for an outdoor eatery in to have a dinner and came upon one available table at Baru Bistro & Tapas. . While the Bistro is pricey, the night was so lovely that the expense was worth...More

Thank Judy_Ann
Reviewed 16 May 2017

My sister and I stopped here for lunch after shopping on Magazine street. It looked nice and had lovely outdoor seating. The service was a bit slow, but the server was good, although a bit arrogant. The menu was a bit limited but we both...More

Thank Kacey S
Reviewed 5 May 2017

......and I lived in the Tampa FL area for 30 years, so I know Cuban Sandwiches!! Seriously, the pork was melt-in-your-mouth and the sandwich was truly pressed, not just heated, so the cheese was hot and oozed out the sides. The yuca served with it...More

Thank travelover1959
Reviewed 4 May 2017

I have eaten both upstairs and downstairs. I loved the ambiance upstairs. We were at a corner table, so we had the opportunity to kind of keep to ourselves and just watch the rest of the room and enjoy our meal. I'm sure if you...More

Thank michael87166
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$26
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3700 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2637
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Garden District
  • Neighbourhood: Garden District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-895-2225
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