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Garden District
American, Bar, Pub
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2533 Constance St, New Orleans, LA 70130-5513
+1 504-302-1543
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Wichita, Kansas
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96 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Funky bar in the Irish Channel neighborhood near the WW II Museum. There are characters at the bar and 3 or 4 slot machines but this place has a very deserved reputation for the best roast beef po boy in NOLA. Wow! You order at the window and it arrives loaded with beef in gravy and "dressed" which means mayo,... More 

Thank Patricia H
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I got the firey shrimp po'boy. YUM! Loved the bread. And the roast beef gravy on the French fries was such great comfort food!! They were out of a lot of the other stuff on the menu tho.. we watched a hockey game at the bar and I really liked the local atmosphere.

Thank Kelsey H
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love Parasol's! The poboys are delicious, and the bar is fun. Definitely a neighborhood gem. Definitely nothing fancy, but the food is absolutely great.

Thank cwalsh484
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in at Parasol's on our way to a guided tour at Lafayette Cemetery. Make no mistake, this place is not pleasing to the eye. It's about the food. You walk into the bar area, which is narrow. From there you can take a short set of stairs to the eating area. There's a walk up window where you... More 

Thank Sandra L
Indianapolis, Indiana
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place! My mom (61 years) sister and I had a great time here. We had a chance to meet many of the locals and Billy the Bartender was the best!! If you are ever in the Garden District, you must visit. It was rated one of the best bars in America and we all agree!!

Thank dahazen
West Palm Beach, Florida
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133 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

This truly is deserving of the 3rd "D" in DDD. Once you get past the appearance of the facility and kitchen, you will find great food. We had the roast beef poboy, onion rings and loaded fries. Everything was delicious. It is a small place, about 20 seats. It is on the 2nd floor above a bar.

Thank Lotz2CnDo
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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217 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Downstairs there is a bar, upstairs are a few tables and the kitchen window. One doesnt go to Parasols for the ambiance. If you do you will be disappointed. The food, however, is a different story. The po-boys are great and very large. Give it a try.

Thank dcfiread
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120 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Rough but friendly place with good food and beer. The po boys were really tasty - don't order the large portion unless you eat for two.

Thank Andreas J
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98 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

I was excited to come here on the review of Guy Fieri and Tripple D. Got past the old run down interior with high hopes of great foid! Must be under new management or kitchen crew because the roast beef po boy was bland and hard to finish because my jaw started locking up from chewing the beef. Asked for... More 

Thank Dan K
Toronto, Ontario
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143 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

My wife, sister in-law and I were walking around the Garden district and I had planned on coming to Parasol's for lunch. I knew both of the ladies would have objected to coming here if they knew what it looked like beforehand, so I kept it a secret. I had heard of this place from an acquaintance and I had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2533 Constance St, New Orleans, LA 70130-5513
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Garden District
  • Neighbourhood: Garden District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-302-1543
Born in 1952, in the Irish Channel neighborhood, Parasol's is a New Orleans tradition that is known as THE place to go for roast beef po boys, and a huge St. Patricks Day block party. We are a neighborhood bar to the world, where everyone is welcome and treated like an old friend. Our kitchen is dedicated to taking old school New Orleans food to a new level of flavor and quality. Belly up to the old Irish bar and enjoy a pint of Guiness or wander upstairs to our smoke free dining room. You can indulge in our delicious food either way. Parasol's is a throw back to a simpler time when the social life of the neighborhood centered around the corner bar. A place where the stuff of life is discussed, celebrated and even mourned. At Parasol's it's all about you !

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Staying in Garden District

Neighbourhood Profile
Garden District
Head to the Garden District for the full-on New Orleans experience replete with quaintly clanking streetcars, proudly grandiose antebellum mansions, picture perfect avenues lined with live oaks loaded down with Spanish moss, and a wealth of beautiful churches and many more architectural marvels. Even a brief excursion here makes plain why it’s called the Garden District. So, when you visit be sure to give yourself ample time for admiration at a languidly slow pace befitting such gentile strand of riverside living and to allow you to maximize each opportunity to stop and smell the roses – and whichever other blooms you might come across. While taking it all in, you’d do well to dine at one of the city’s most beloved destinations for regional cuisine. Gourmands from far and wide (and right round the corner) swear the age-old Commander’s Palace is the best restaurant in town – and have been doing so since it opened back in 1880.
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