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Red Fish Grill

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$$ - $$$
Central Business District
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115 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2301 (Iberville Street)
+1 504-598-1200
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

atmosphere was like a chain restaurant. to theme oriented. I could have been at disney store that served ok food. the price of the meal was way to high. the waiter was not attentive. never asked if i wanted anything else. the saving grace was the bread pudding. that's why its just and average and not poor. Rent on Bourbon... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First dish to sample is the Grilled Gulf Shrimp & Grits. I had this for lunch my first day in New Orleans. This dish was so good, I think I started to cry. The shrimp were plump, tender, and faintly sweet. The grits were THE Best Grits EVER!!! These were creamy, fragrant, and I promise you, the prettiest speckled red,... More 

Thank TellyWorld
Hiawassee, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Leave it to me...I made the reservations for the wrong night! The hostess very nicely told me not to worry and seated us with only a short wait. Anthony, our waiter, was wonderful - attentive without being intrusive. The food was as good as the service. If I had to give a negative, it would be that it was very... More 

Thank Tammy C
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went in to the bar since the dining room was closed. My wife asked the bartender if there were any special drinks. He replied a drink is a drink. Crossed his arms and leaned back against the bar. We got up and left. I get people having a bad day, but really? Suck it up.

Thank Troy N
Hartland, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice menu with extensive seafood selection with local flavors. While a bit on the pricey side, food was well prepared and flavorful. Noise level high, so bring a strong conversational voice. Reservations also recommended, although they won't guarantee immediate seating. Proximity to Canal St makes this a great dinner choice if you're in a hotel on Canal St, and comes... More 

Thank Tom E
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Walking in the French Quarter with colleagues from a business conference, we stumbled upon Red Fish Grill, a name I was familiar with from NOLA news coverage. Amazingly, they had a break where they could fit everyone in. Four people ordered and loved the jambalaya; one enjoyed the drum and I thought the shrimp and grits were very good. My... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went met up here with some business friend before going to the Saints game. The food was Louisiana food and it was good We had barbecue oysters and alligator boudin balls for starters. I had the fried catfish and ettouffee and i highly recommend it.

Thank livininlouisiana
Mechanicsville, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a surprise so close to my hotel. We had reservations which looked like they were necessary as it was pretty busy. Had a great waiter, Ike. Ask for him if you get the chance. The barbecued oysters should not be missed. The gumbo looked delicious, but I opted for the red bean soup, which was great. The red fish... More 

Thank terp24
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We are not huge fans of Bourbon Street, but this classic is before you enter the booze zone. We sat at the bar and the staff was very attentive, engaging and interesting! We started with the house salad, it was fresh and the warm bread was light and fluffy. We ordered the wood grilled redfish and Louisiana crawfish tails. It... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Happy Hour 3-6pm Monday to Thursday in the bar features Oysters for $.50 each and 2 for 1 drinks. The Bay oysters are HUGE! They are a meal in themselves but don't leave without having the double chocolate bread pudding. Dinner prices are expensive but the seafood looks good and fresh. Staff are great and the manager was sharing cooking... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$35
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2301
    (Iberville Street)
  • Public Transportation: Canal and St. Charles streetcars one block from the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-598-1200
Ralph Brennan's award winning casual New Orleans seafood restaurant and oyster bar on Bourbon Street. (Voted seafood restaurant 4 years, best oyster po-boy 2010 & 2011). Don't miss Red Fish Grill restaurant's heavenly BBQ Oysters, signature Alligator Sausage & Seafood Gumbo, Grilled Redfish and Double Chocolate Bread Pudding. Casual and fun (a sea of metal fish in neon swim overhead bright, hand painted tables). Open for lunch and dinner 7 days with a lively cocktail and oyster bar going from 11 AM - 11 PM, the perfect place to ease into New Orleans' laid back French Quarter lifestyle or tell it goodbye until next time.

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