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Bouligny Tavern

3641 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2553
+1 504-891-1810
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good43%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“cheese plate” (3 reviews)
“deviled eggs” (2 reviews)
“burger” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
3641 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2553
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

If I understand correctly, this is run by the same folks who operate Lilette (which is a great restaurant), and it reflects a similar attention to easy-going but classy detail. The drinks and wine list are superb, but the surprise is the quality of the...More

Thank wineshark
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We celebrated a treat day at Bouligny Tavern and couldn't have dreamed up a better time. The staff was so good to us, the food was really top-notch and the atmosphere was very romantic. We loved that they played vinyl records and we will definitely...More

Thank TheLillsdotcom
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Stopped on Saturday afternoon for a drink---ordered the $12 specialty old-fashioned. If you are going to serve an old-fashioned, you need to use an old-fashioned glass, not a DOUBLE old-fashioned glass. Without any stirrer, cocktail napkin or any flourish whatsoever this drink came off as...More

Thank Jane H
Reviewed 12 April 2017

My husband stopped in on a late, rainy afternoon for a drink and ended up staying for a couple hours. All of the small plates were outstanding, particularly the lobster cavatelli and lobster toast. They have a great Happy Hour. I particularly liked their original...More

Thank Neeno315
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent selection of wines, cocktails, and bites. Menu was varied but limited, in the best possible way. Turntable behind the bar and mad-men vibe were a fun start to our night on Magazine- love the lower garden district!

Thank Amanda L
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We had dinner at the bar on a slow Monday night. My burger was superb. The bartender played vinyl of a turntable behind the bar which was a real switch from the usual programmed music you get most places. He was friendly, the place was...More

Thank SC5100
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Great little tavern/bar. Interesting cocktail selection, very innovative. Good wine list by the glass, and a really intriguing list of snacks and appetizers like beef marrow butter brioche tye or roasted fennel ricotta brioche tye. Also nice cheeses and salamis

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Really fun date spot. The drinks and service are always great. I highly recommend. The deviled eggs are well worth the trip alone. I would also say the wine list is a little more eclectic, but everything is really good.

Thank Thomas R
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent cocktails. Cool retro feel. Even has furniture that Roger Sterling would love. I really enjoyed this place.

Thank Will M
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Small, nicely decorated restaurant/bar in a quiet Magazine St. area, upscale in menu and price. But if you don't have a big appetite, you can have an excellent meal at a very reasonable price. The grilled cheese sandwich with mortadella and apple butter and the...More

Thank Ternstyle1952
Garden District
Head to the Garden District for the full-on New
Orleans experience replete with quaintly clanking
streetcars, proudly grandiose antebellum mansions,
picture perfect avenues lined with live oaks loaded
down with Spanish moss, and a wealth of beautiful
churches and many more architectural marvels. Even a
brief excursion here makes plain why it’s called the
Garden District. So, when you visit be sure to give
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3641 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2553
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Garden District
  • Neighbourhood: Garden District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-891-1810
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