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Sylvain

625 Chartres Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
+1 504-265-8123
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (41 reviews)
“beef cheeks” (71 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
625 Chartres Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
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1 - 10 of 654 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I just finished dinner at SYLAINS. We had the beef cheeks and the scallops and both were absolutely fabulous. We also had the beet salad and the tomato and watermelon gazpacho which was the best gazpacho we've ever had. We both had...More

Thank SaraSota34239
SylvainNewOrleans, Manager at Sylvain, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you SaraSota! So glad you enjoyed dinner with us last night. And don't you worry, those Braised Beef Cheeks are a signature dish and not going anywhere! And we'll make sure to let Dawn know that she is, the best!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This really is a hidden gem among all of the other more touristy bar/restaurants surrounding the quarter - you aren't really sure where the entrance is! First, the bar serves incredible hand-crafted cocktails like Bloody Marys made with their own homemade tomato juice! My favorite...More

Thank Karen M
SylvainNewOrleans, Manager at Sylvain, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for the kind words Karen! We're a place that caters to both tourists & locals, and we sure do love our regulars. Introduce yourself next time you come in. We'd be happy to have you back!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was there for a weekend dinner. The place has a quiet library/bohemian style, dark lighting and such. The staff was very helpful with drinks and food selections. A lot of the food has unique ingredients which I liked. I got a leek soup that...More

Thank Traveling-TiaraG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was very happy to finally find a place where I could sit down for a drink and some food and still be able to hear my conversation and enjoy the setting. The food was good and the drinks were delicious. I recommend making a...More

Thank Austin W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great hole in the wall feel. Wife and I sat at the bar. We love to do that when possible. Chris behind the bar took great care of us. They have a great eclectic drink selection. Known for the bar!! A simple but eclectic...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This small New Orleans French Quarter restaurant/bar is a hidden gem. Located 1/2 block from Jackson Square. Bar has very knowledgeable bar tenders who know how to make the specialty drinks of Sylvain as well as the usual Quarter "old faithfuls" like Bloody Mary or...More

Thank Hounka
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I had dinner here during a long weekend getaway. The building is historic and extremely dark . It was so noisy we asked to change our table which helped a little. The age of the building may have contributed to the noise...More

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stop at the bar first--great Moscow Mules. The food is unusual--more farm to table type with uncommon ingredients. It was fun to try new foods, but we didn't care for all of them (ex: tomato and beet salad). This place is for the adventurous eater.

1  Thank Betsy M
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Hidden Gem! Amazing food and away from all of the chaos of Bourbon street. I recommend this place to anyone who has a taste for yum!

1  Thank Meredith P
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Great Friday lunch. Seemed to be local working folks meeting there. Initially worried that it would be disappointing bar food. Server read my mind and suggested great cold shrimp salad-like dish and the mule cocktail - completely won me over. Both were delish!

Thank Simon C
Nearby
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
...More
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Cassidy B
Is a reservation required or highly recommended?
19 September 2016|
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Response from RTullis | Reviewed this property |
Recommended on busy days. We went without one, spoke to the Maitre D' and got the "heads up" about a couple at the bar who were about to be seated. We hung nearby and grabbed their bar seats and then ate at the bar, which... More
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BK_Explorer122
Is there a brunch on Fridays?
11 January 2016|
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Response from SylvainNewOrleans | Property representative |
We do Brunch Friday through Sunday, from 10:30am until 2:30pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$26
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 14:30
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
10:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 00:00
Saturday
10:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 625 Chartres Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
    (Between Toulouse and St. Peter)
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-265-8123
  • E-mail
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