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Grand Isle Restaurant

575 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70130
+1 504-520-8530
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“oysters” (118 reviews)
“po boy” (62 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
575 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70130
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great meal sitting outside on Fulton Street. Had some local snapper and crawfish etouffee and every thing was tasty and seasoned perfectly.

Thank Joel D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great dinner here with the wife. she got some sort of shrimp dish and I got boiled shrimp which was fabulous!

Thank bakerbecker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've walked by this restaurant many times but have never ventured inside, but last night, while on Fulton with friends, we had a lovely dinner here. The oysters were phenomenal, and the entrees were not only the perfect portions but were nicely prepared. I really...More

Thank thatonegirlfromla
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great service from our waitress LaDonna, we ordered a couple of mini shrimp boils for $7 which is an insane happy hour special and might be the best shrimp I've ever had, shrimp & grits, catfish dinner and a half dozen raw oysters 75 cents...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 15 August 2017

If you’re looking for a great afternoon heavy snack…. Grand Isle is the place to come visit. Located near the Convention Center you’ll find this cozy restaurant with many out of the ordinary menu items to choose from. Impressed by the menu of the many...More

Thank misskimmiemartini
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Nothing irritates me more when a restaurant is empty and still the service is slow and inattentive.Thats exactly what happened here. Also agree with other reviews about the portions being small. We ordered the gumbo which was $9.50 for a 6 ounce serving and a...More

Thank Hansfrau
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Grand Isle has a nice atmosphere, but it's very expensive for average quality dinner. Appetizers and drinks were good though.

Thank Gregory M
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Stopped in just before happy hour and was greeted by a happy staff. Wasn't too busy, but the atmosphere was inviting. Ordered the onion rings as an appy, and an Abita Amber. I have to say I've never been particularly drawn to Abita...but the Amber...More

Thank majshanman
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Appetizers are huge and a good price. I did not care for the ribs because it tasted like a thin pasta sauce was poured all over. Great drink specials if you're into that.

Thank ameuc
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Sat at the bar since tables for our group of 6 meant waiting 30 to 45 minutes. Bartender was very accomodating and informative. First chance to taste some of the Cajun food we wanted to try.

Thank hitraveller2017
Central Business District
Compared to the more evocative monikers of some other
parts of New Orleans, the downtown’s humdrum title
might suggest that this area is all about business and
little else. But don’t let the bland name keep you
away from the Central Business District. The CBD
offers a wide range of fun things to do that would be
touted as exceptional in less jubilant corners of the
world. Bordered by the French Quarter, the Arts
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 575 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70130
    (Fulton St & Convention Center Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-520-8530
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