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Restaurant R'evolution

777 Bienville St, Royal Sonesta Hotel, New Orleans, LA 70130-2210
+1 504-553-2277
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (72 reviews)
“death by gumbo” (191 reviews)
“crab beignets” (203 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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777 Bienville St, Royal Sonesta Hotel, New Orleans, LA 70130-2210
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So I find it rare that Trip Advisor lets me down, but it did here. A restaurant that I was really looking forward to visiting, great location and beautiful interior, but unfortunately those were the highlights. The service was average at best and our server...More

Thank travbud1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful dining experience, highly recommend. The crab beignets for an appetizer, followed by duck and wild rice, superb. The staff is amazing, really take pride in looking after you. Our servers Travis and Colin did a fantastic job of describing the menu, answering questions and...More

Thank keithz2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Super service and attention to detail was great. The shrimp and grits were exceptional. As this is the best restaurant that we have ate at in New Orleans there are a lot of great things to say about the food from the cheeses to oysters...More

Thank rakams
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

fabulous upscale NOLA restaurant with modern edge! perfect for a romantic/fun night out on the town!

Thank Lien C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything about the evening was wonderful, from the bread/butter offering to the final surprise box of sweets. The wait staff is the most professional we've encountered in New Orleans. Dinners are well put together in terms of what is offered, and they are perfectly prepared....More

Thank Frank A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been lucky enough to dine at excellent restaurants in many countries on many continents. Among the top tier R'evolution is at the pinnacle. Chef John Folse has created a menu, a staff, a wine list, that is about as close to perfection as...More

Thank Sheldon B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our third visit to Revolution in three years. This trip was about a week of fine dining, and this restaurant was by far the best we dined at this year. Come hungry - food is rich and portions are large. The new roasted...More

Thank Lee M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate at several of the more formal restaurants. This one was the best. Got there at 5:25 for a 5:30 reservation and were immediately seated! Waited at the others. Menu was amazing. Service model was outstanding (thanks Scott and Justina). Wine list was great...More

Thank Manager V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This may be the best meal I've had in New Orleans. The service was top-notch. Our water was never empty, we were always attended to when we had questions and the food arrived just about when you thought it would. Each dish was beautifully prepared,...More

Thank carpoolguy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Second time eating here. Was in the center room with a chandelier. Two of us in a corner nook. Enjoyed the extensive wine offerings (they poured a taste prior to giving you the whole glass). The quail gumbo was beautifully served with half a quail...More

Thank arguseyes6
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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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tripsarefun5
9 June 2017|
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Response from jakester88 | Reviewed this property |
I would think a collared shirt and dress shorts should be OK. You should strongly consider adding shoes to the mix, too. :)
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JAETravelingfamily
15 April 2017|
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Response from COZ79 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, not well set up for children and very busy bar. This is a dressy high end establishment. I would try someplace else.
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DestinBeachbumFL
6 April 2017|
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Response from SonestaNOLA | Property representative |
Thank you for your question and interest in dining at Restaurant R'evolution. Our corkage fee is $50 per 750ml bottle. If you are bringing a larger bottle and/or more than two bottles, you will need to speak with our Wine... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$48 - US$75
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 777 Bienville St, Royal Sonesta Hotel, New Orleans, LA 70130-2210
    (Bourbon Street)
  • Public Transportation: Canal at Bourbon Street
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-553-2277
  • E-mail
Description
Serving Lunch on Fridays, Dinner nightly and Sunday Jazz Brunch. Restaurant R'evolution is the first joint venture of award-winning Chefs John Folse and Rick Tramonto offering modern, imaginative reinterpretations of classic Cajun and Creole cuisine. Steeped in the diverse historic and cultural influences of Louisiana, the menu features not only the chefs' interpretations of New Orleans classics such as gumbo and beignets, but also new creations highlighting ingredients from what Chef Folse refers to as "the swamp floor pantry." Tableside service components play an important role in the dining experience, promoting guest engagement about the history and evolution of the food they are enjoying. Soups such as Creole Louisiana Snapping Turtle Soup and Death by Gumbo play on unusual presentations of these traditional dishes that date back centuries. Desserts showcase classical New Orleans sweets done in a new and contemporary way.
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