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Original Pierre Maspero's

440 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2102
+1 504-524-8990
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“crab cakes” (137 reviews)
“jambalaya” (181 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
440 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2102
Neighbourhood: French Quarter
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I had andouille and eggs, which looked hefty on arrival but was a great way to start the day. Coffee was good and they offered a take out cup as wel to get me through the miles of walking I was about to do! They...More

Thank GlennMans
Reviewed yesterday

We wandered into Pierre Maspero's while in the French Quarter walking around. We were seated right away and greeted by our server, Katie. She was very friendly, took our drink orders and let us peruse the menu. When she came back, she offered some suggestions....More

Thank kanieds
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were looking for a place to have a light dinner as we were still basking in the glow of Breakfast at Brennan;s when we were attracted to Maspero's by the fact that it was packed and noisy with lots of laughter. Seemed like good...More

Thank Anthony F
Reviewed 2 days ago

Stopped in for Apps and Drinks, and chatted with the friendly bartenders. Gorgeous interior, very New Orleans. Will return for dinner for sure!

Thank CocoDo5
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Ordered salad and jambalaya - not bad but not excellent either, have had better. The service, however, was great - Shelley was an energetic and helpful server. Food? Meh.

Thank carecare27
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went for a lazy lunch and had a great time. the staff were friendly,helpful and very patient .the food was great we had quite a few different dishes between us crab cakes were really good aligator tasted amazing. pies delicious. jambalaya with burnt prawns excellent....More

Thank miec h
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I am not sure that you should order anything else but I can tell you the PoBoys are on point. That's what they are known for and that's what you should get. As a bonus, hope you get Miss Mary for your server. She makes...More

Thank Bentina T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I went for a late lunch. We had the French onion soup, seafood pot pie and meat pies. The crust on the meat pies was excellent, the meat was a little spicy for our taste. The shrimp in the seafood pasta was...More

Thank ScottH7755
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wanted a Po boy on my first night on NOLA and the hotel recommended this place and I'm glad it did , as it started out vacation out on a good note, good food, good prices and good atmosphere . Great waitress and service and...More

Thank Bill G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ordered the Crescent City sampler and the French Onion soup. There was more than enough food with the sampler for me anyway, did not need the soup. Thought the soup was a bit fkat, not enough onions and the broth was thickened. I prefer the...More

Thank Eastendboyvan
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
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Rebecca B
Do you take reservations?
4 September 2016|
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Response from Carmela B | Reviewed this property |
We didn't but we had to wait outside for a table for about 15 min which was okay because we had looked at the menu so we already had an idea of what we wanted and it was warm to stay outside. I would recommend reservations... More
Jennifer K
Do you offer an AAA discount? What is the average bill total?
4 March 2016|
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Response from tasha1998 | Reviewed this property |
We were celebrating our anniversary, and the bill was around $79 for two people. We had a specialty drink with our meal, so we felt the prices were reasonable and it was a lovely experience. I guess you could contact them... More
Jerry W
When do tours begin and how much $$
30 May 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 440 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2102
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-524-8990
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Pierre Maspero’s is a local destination for relaxed dining in a historic setting—offering authentic New Orleans cuisine in a comfortable New Orleans landmark property. Watch the crowds go by as you enjoy traditional New Orleans entrées in one of the city’s most historic buildings. Come in for breakfast, linger for lunch or just swing by for a refreshing cocktail. Hearty meals in a historic setting!