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Central Business District
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123 Baronne St, New Orleans, LA 70112-2303 (Canal Street)
+1 504-648-6020
11:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to this restaurant as it is located in the hotel we were staying, The Roosevelt. The food was good and the service was appalling. The restaurant is very loud. My husband asked if they carried draft beers, the waitress responded, and due to the volume I could not hear her. I asked did they carry draft beer and... More 

Thank DAhern
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298 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Domenica is a spartan appearing, plain wood tables kind of restaurant, but is highly rated, even for New Orleans, for the imaginative menu and tasty food. I was concerned by a recent critical review stating that service had slipped. I had roasted baby beets, on field greens with chopped hazelnuts in olive oil, and a sprinkle of mildly cajun vinaigrette-excellent.... More 

Thank docbruce
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74 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The lasagna is delish. I have also enjoyed the happy hour pizzas. They are a great deal for an early dinner or late lunch.

Thank Kristin G
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My family and I dined there to celebrate a birthday and we had such a wonderful dinner. We had eaten there before and always had good experiences, but this was over-the-top excellent! Our only complaint the whole meal is that the table was too small for all the food! All of it, from the appetizers to the main course to... More 

Thank Sarah A
Norfolk, Virginia
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great place to meet friends for lunch. The Fried Tuscan Kale should not be missed. Share it with your friends. 3 of us split it and it was a perfect way to start off.

Thank KayteeHC
Little Compton, Rhode Island
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is probably the 4th time we've dined at this favorite but we were thoroughly unimpressed tonight. 10 minutes from our seating before anyone came by. Waiter was completely lackluster as was the food to follow. Zero personality and care for his guests. What used to be pillowy pizza was flat, a beet salad plated with as much care as... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were celebrating my brothers engagement. The restaurant was helpful in accomodating a large group. We shared the mushroom rissotto, arancini and porchetta. All were great but I will dream about the porchetta which was crisp and flavorful. The lasagna was a popular choice. I liked my short ribs but my husbands pork chop was amazing. The cocktails were unique... More 

Thank Rhine95
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126 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had a great meal here. The restaurant is beautiful. Service was excellent. The wine list is pretty reasonable. For starters, they are known for their roasted cauliflower and for good reason. It is HUGE so don't even try to eat one yourself; it probably can satisfy four. The dipping sauce was awesome. We both had pasta... More 

Thank RMZR1
Baltimore, Maryland
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had thanksgiving reservations. Heirloom turkey was simply the best I'd ever had. Tried the lasagna -- also amazing. Also sampled their amazing short ribs. Appetizers and desert were fantastic as well. Tried to make reservations several nights later, but only a few random times were remaining. The entire staff did a wonderful job as well. Highly recommend this place!!!

Thank rjansen222
Roseville, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are so many amazing restaurants to explore in New Orleans - but this is one of my favorites. Even my kids loved the different appetizers fighting over who got to finish the kale! Highly recommend!!

Thank mrand308

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Baronne St, New Orleans, LA 70112-2303
    (Canal Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-648-6020
Domenica is a contemporary and inviting Italian restaurant that creates regional Italian dishes with southern and middle eastern influences. The cuisine combines Chef Alon Shaya's Israeli heritage and love of local ingredients with a menu that reflects his time spent cooking and living in the small towns of northern Italy.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Central Business District

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Central Business District
Compared to the more evocative monikers of some other parts of New Orleans, the downtown’s humdrum title might suggest that this area is all about business and little else. But don’t let the bland name keep you away from the Central Business District. The CBD offers a wide range of fun things to do that would be touted as exceptional in less jubilant corners of the world. Bordered by the French Quarter, the Arts District and Tremé, with the river at its eastern extreme, this hub for sports, gaming, shopping, theatre, family-friendly activities, and amazing regional cuisine makes a smart base wherever your interests lie.
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