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Praline Connection

542 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2024
+1 504-943-3934
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (166 reviews)
“fried chicken” (210 reviews)
“collard greens” (76 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
542 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2024
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is better food in nearby restaurants for a much, much cheaper price. It was okay but a lot of the things on my soul food taste plate were cold and claggy. The service was fast but poor. The waiter was clearing plates before we...More

Thank TracellerAdelaide
Gloria M, Owner at Praline Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I'm sorry to hear this -- what you describe couldn't be further from the attentive service and fresh, piping-hot food we're known for. I assure you that my team would have looked into your soul food platter if you brought it up. In any case,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Virginia, our Airbnb host, suggested we try this restaurant just down the street from where we were staying. She told us they served generous helpings of genuine New Orleans cuisine. She was right! We had 2 great meals here. I thought the gumbo and the...More

Thank Jill C
Gloria M, Owner at Praline Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I'm so glad Virginia pointed you in our direction! Sounds like our Cajun cuisine hit the spot -- I hope the rest of your visit to NOLA went just as well, Jill. All the best, Curtis, Owner

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

While walking around we came across Praline that looked an interesting restaurant serving local food which is what we wanted. It was a good meal, the staff were friendly and service was good. The menu had lots of interesting things on it. Cocktails were average....More

Thank Greaty44
Gloria M, Owner at Praline Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for stopping by while on Frenchmen Street -- I'm glad to hear both our food and service could live up! Hope the rest of your trip to NOLA went just as well. All the best, Curtis, Owner

Reviewed 20 January 2018

We had a meal here after hearing jazz up and down the street, and were delighted. Honest, straightforward food, in a homey, friendly atmosphere.

Thank sagegreen2014
Gloria M, Owner at Praline Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hearing how your meal went is music to my ears! Thanks for stopping by while on Frenchmen Street. All the best, Curtis, Owner

Reviewed 6 January 2018

We go there once a year for the fried chicken livers. They're super crispy, not greasy, flavorful batter...They come with pepper jam dipping sauce. mmm... I also had the best gumbo of my life there. Everything just melted in my mouth. This time we also...More

Thank TravelinCalifornian
Gloria M, Owner at Praline Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

First off, I want to thank you for always visiting us every year! While there can be a wait at times, I'm glad it can always be worth it for our pralines and fried chicken livers. Can't wait till the next time you're in town....More

Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Awesome food and awesome service! We got the taste of soul entree and it was plenty of food for 2 people. Everything was so good!!

Thank Jen M
Gloria M, Owner at Praline Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Now this is an awesome review! I'm so glad you enjoyed the Taste of Soul, Jen -- hope the rest of your NOLA visit went just as well. All the best, Curtis, Owner

Reviewed 27 December 2017

Back in NOLA for first time since Jan 2016. My favorite New Orleans restaurant got an "average" review then. My only Praline Connection review that was less than excellent. Well, my friends, we had a great meal this time! The file' gumbo was delicious! Dark...More

Thank Bob A
Gloria M, Owner at Praline Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2018

Wow, Bob. We're thrilled that we blew you away with this past experience-- it's so great that you visited us again! Thanks for giving us another shot to show you what we're all about. We're looking forward to the next time you're back. All the...More

Reviewed 26 December 2017

Low key,great service and attitude. Food is really good - fried fish or chicken, red beans and rice, seafood platter (for a battalion) sides of potato salad and corn bread complement everything. Oyster po-boy os shrimp...just perfect size. My go to place in Treme

Thank confre
Gloria M, Owner at Praline Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2017

We love being your go-to! It's awesome that the oyster PoBoy and seafood platter alike have impressed. Be sure to let us know how you like whatever you try out next time! See you then, Curtis, Owner

Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

My friends and I were out in NOLA for a teachers conference (lucky us :-) ) and a friend recommended we check out Frenchman street. We stopped at Praline Connection because we liked the way it looked -like a great family restaurant with good food....More

1  Thank reneea251
Gloria M, Owner at Praline Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017

Welcome to NOLA! I'm so happy someone mentioned Frenchmen Street to you and your colleagues and that our local spot caught your eye. It really made my day to know our fried chicken was the best you've ever had, and thank you so much for...More

Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Clean restaurant. Great service. Good food. No smoke. No loud music. Adjacent candy shop. Variety of flavors. Enjoy.

Thank Eugene B
Gloria M, Owner at Praline Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2017

Thanks for the stars, Eugene! Hope you'll be back for more tasty cajun food and sweet treats soon! Until then, Curtis, Owner

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Response from BUFFYG2311 | Reviewed this property |
You will regret going their!
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Response from Tuppstuff | Reviewed this property |
Oops -- so sorry. No wine either -- just great Soul Food & service.
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Response from Janet A | Reviewed this property |
sorry, we didn't have any wine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 542 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2024
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
  • Neighbourhood: Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
  • Phone Number: +1 504-943-3934
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