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Criollo Restaurant

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214 Royal St, in Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans, LA 70130-2227 (Royal Street between Bienville and Iberville)
+1 504-681-4444
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Today
06:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 06:30 - 14:30
Mon - Fri 17:30 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 17:30 - 23:00
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Austin, United States
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89 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We loved this little restaurant. Its good for Lunch and for Dinner. Great cocktails in the Carousel Bar before and then topped it off with a fabulous dinner. We sat by the window and watched all of the people walking from the St. Patrick's Parade. Great people watching...terrific food...and we are foodies. Not your typical heavy Cajun Fair but a... More 

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Thank Stephanie T
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a lovely quiet meal here on a Tuesday evening. The menu is great and the staff know their stuff. Had the pork belly and the muskovy duck. Dwayne was charming and helpful all evening.

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Thank Smiles186
Miami, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The avocado stack and redfish was ok, grilled shrimp and pompano excellent. Our waiter repeatedly spilled wine on the table and on our phones without any care or apologies. This ruined our dining experience.

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Thank EEclipse
Las Vegas, Nevada
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Breakfast was delicious and biegnets were amazing! Omelets were huge and we got to try boudin sausage.

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Thank Mommystyle
Santa Barbara, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My waitress (Deanna) was great, and service was friendly, but the support service was terrible: table was never bussed from the previous diner (ever), food on the floor under my feet, no honey available, no sugar in the bowl, and leftover cream in a dirty vessel for my coffee. Food quality was fair to good: over "medium" eggs were actually... More 

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Thank Kendricko
Mckinney, TX
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205 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I cam solo on a week night with no reservation and was accommodated by the friendly staff here. Really enjoyed my char-grilled oyster appetizer and also their gumbo. Would like to come back and try the entrees. Just to full that night. Very nice setting.

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Thank DougGleaner
Ottawa, Canada
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50 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Amazing food! Nice atmosphere. Good service. Best food I had all trip! Got the oysters, wild green salad and pork belly. All delicious. Also had a chocolate mousse dessert.

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Thank Natasha H
San Francisco, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Criollo Restaurant, situated inside the handsome, tall, street-side windows in the Monteleone Hotel, was absolutely our favorite dining experience from all the many excellent restaurants in which we dined during our recent week in New Orleans. What a surprise--we had no idea how impressed we would be with Criollo. You can imagine genteel power lunches happening here--or that, 150... More 

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Austin, Texas
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55 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service, table setting and food were all excellent. We were there the day before Fat Tuesday and were extremely pleased.

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Thank rob s
Seattle
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143 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Checked into hotel last night came down for breakfast this morning. Had to wait for hostess to finish reading her magazine. Finally asked if I can eat breakfast - so poor start- she set me at table, read entire menu..waited. Then noticed table had food crumbs & used bread plate. Waited. Decided it had been 5 minutes & things weren't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Monday
06:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
06:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
06:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
06:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 Royal St, in Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans, LA 70130-2227
    (Royal Street between Bienville and Iberville)
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-681-4444
  • This restaurant is at Hotel Monteleone

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