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Brigtsen's Restaurant

723 Dante St, New Orleans, LA 70118-1013
+1 504-861-7610
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pecan pie” (69 reviews)
“rabbit” (30 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
723 Dante St, New Orleans, LA 70118-1013
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have eaten here on 2 different occasions and every visit was a treat. One of the visits was an anniversary meal my wife and I shared. The wait staff and hostess were especially kind on that night. The food is fantastic and although it...More

Thank Cozilla
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A friend recommended this as a unique and memorable dining experience and she was right. My wife and I enjoyed different dishes and shared a dessert. Both of our soups were spectacular. The seafood okra gumbo was loaded with whole oysters and large shrimp. The...More

Thank HPCBarnabas
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This rivals the most famous NOLA restaurants that I have visited over the years the food is amazing from the appetizers to the desserts - each with a special flavorful flair

Thank Deb8963
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Headed to Brigtsen's for a bucket list fulfillment of a New Orleans Institution. Reservations required obviously -- we sat in the front room which was lovely but I wish I had taken a trip throughout to see the house. It was bright, but not too...More

Thank Classic247
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

In a little house converted to a very quaint restaurant Brigtsen's is great. It's kind of quirky but fun and a quiet kind of excellence. The tables are in rooms of the house, some smaller and cozier than others. I had the sampler and a...More

Thank William K
Reviewed 3 July 2017

My wife and I returned to Brigtsen's for a third time after not having visited New Orleans for many years and it was as great as ever. This is the one place that makes us want to keep returning to NOLA and even wishing we...More

1  Thank spiegs882016
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Chef Frank and Marna Brigtsen are the most gracious hosts in New Orleans. The food is consistently delicious, creative and fresh. The wait staff is cordial and accommodating. You will leave feeling like you have new family members and you will be making your next...More

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

We took the cable car to Carrollton and walked three blocks to the small house on Dante. We were seated promptly (reservations required) and our server saw us immediately. We ordered a couple of very nice wines by the glass. Hot French bread and butter...More

Thank rhpatt29
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

I had never heard of Brigsten's but a client gave us a gift card here and I'm so glad they did!! It was great! Cozy restaurant witj excellent food! The scallops, duck, and rabbit were all amazing! I can see why they've won the awards...More

Thank RachaelRS530
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Possibly our favorite meal on an excellent eating tour of New Orleans. Soft shell crab, sweet breads, rabbit loin, pecan pie and oysters were all excellent (and nothing was not good).

Thank Lisa C
Uptown / Carrollton
Very much their own self sufficient unit within the
greater metro area, Uptown and Carrollton tone down
the urban edge with a friendly attitude and collegiate
feel. Home to Tulane and Loyola Universities, all the
students living in the area ensure that Uptown and
Carrollton stay youthful, cosmopolitan and vibrantly
fun. Two of the liveliest thoroughfares for nightlife
and socializing (and yes of course more of the city’s
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12 April 2015|
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Response from Dorothy R | Reviewed this property |
There is in street parking. We just took the trolley from our hotel on St. Charles St and walked the few blocks to the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 723 Dante St, New Orleans, LA 70118-1013
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Uptown / Carrollton
  • Neighbourhood: Uptown / Carrollton
  • Phone Number: +1 504-861-7610
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