About Atchafalaya Restaurant
Atchafalaya Restaurant is a true New Orleans neighborhood eatery. Neighbors, locals, and out of town guests return often for a great Louisiana food experience, highlighted by attentive service, time- tested favorites, and tasty new creations.
Creole, Contemporary American
Hours of Operation:
Dinner - Seven Days: Monday - Sunday: 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Brunch - Five Days: Thursday - Monday: 10:00am - 2:30pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Live Music during Saturday & Sunday Brunch.
Residential Street parking with no time restrictions.
Magazine Street and Louisiana Ave, Louisiana Ave and Tchoupitoulas Bus Stops.
Private Party Facilities:
We accept reservations for parties up to 12 guests. Buyouts are available upon request.
Private Party Contact:
Rachael Jaffe: 5048919626x
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Atchafalaya Restaurant Ratings and Reviews
We had a lovely meal with a job candidat ...
We had a lovely meal with a job candidate. Everything looked great. I had the fried truffle chicken, which was not fried and did not taste like truffles, but was otherwise delicious. The service was very attentive and no missteps. Just as we were leaving, the lights were turned down. In the past, I noticed how dark it was. So much so that customers were using their phones to read the menu.
Shrimp and grits were amazing, I'm so gl ...
Shrimp and grits were amazing, I'm so glad they left the heads on! I want that every Sunday for the rest of my life :) The server accidentally heard our order wrong and only put in three of five dishes we ordered, but they were very apologetic and quick to fix the mistake, they also comped one meal for the mix-up. Servers were very nice and the atmosphere was vibrant and lively. The Gumbo was the best we had on our trip to Nola. I truly enjoyed my experience and will be back for more Shrimp and Grits on my next visit.
Everything was perfect at this neighborh ...
Everything was perfect at this neighborhood gem of a restaurant. At a recent brunch the food was delicious (and very New Orleans-y brunch, think awesome Shrimp & Grits). The make your own bloody mary bar was a great touch and the staff was attentive and engaging. Overall, a very positive experience and we intend to return for dinner next time.
The restaurant is very busy for brunch s ...
The restaurant is very busy for brunch so I recommend making reservations! We were sat right on time of our reservation. The Bloody Mary bar is always a win! The soft shell crab appetizer was the highlight of our meal! My shrimp and grits were a little overpriced for the quality of shrimp but my husband ordered the duck hash and it was excellent!
We had a great meal. Wonderful experienc ...
We had a great meal. Wonderful experience. New Orleans must!
We get to New Orleans once a year and ev ...
We get to New Orleans once a year and every time we visit we always eat here. They have the best shrimp and grits on the planet. The food is always excellent as is the service. It's one of the restaurants where you always know you are going to have a great experience. Can't wait until our next visit.
Outstanding all around. We bring guests ...
Outstanding all around. We bring guests to many restaurants in New Orleans to impress them. We will be back many time.
I made lunch reservations and did not re ...
I made lunch reservations and did not realize that the menu was a brunch one. This was a pleasant surprise. The food was great as usual.
Incredible experience. Wonderful food, o ...
Incredible experience. Wonderful food, outstanding and attentive service, and delicious Bloody Mary bar! I would go back again. This is a must when visiting NOLA.
Enjoyed a wonderful Father's Day Brunch ...
Enjoyed a wonderful Father's Day Brunch with friends at this restaurant. Although we didn't take advantage of the make-your-own Bloody Mary bar, we were impressed by the depth of offering! The food was really fantastic (Duck Hash, Eggs Atchafalaya, Chicken and Biscuits) and the service was really excellent. The only unfortunate aspect of our visit was the three-piece band that was performing. Although they were really excellent, their sound was so loud it was difficult to talk to our guests who had joined us.
A must place to eat. Food was very good, ...
A must place to eat. Food was very good, great fish selection. Staff was very friendly, prompt, and very helpful on wine and food selection. We will defiantly be back.
Great spot with excellent food. This gem ...
Great spot with excellent food. This gem is worth the short drive to the garden district for those visiting the french quarter.
Always great food and service! Dependabl ...
Always great food and service! Dependable, I enjoy dining there
Brunch at Atchafalaya was nice. They had ...
Brunch at Atchafalaya was nice. They had a Corn and Crab Bisque that grew on me as I ate it, the flavor seemed to develop with each bite. Also, the Duck Hash.... There isn't much more that needs to be said other than TRY IT! We were there right when it opened up so it was nice and quiet.
Great small restaurant with excellent ba ...
Great small restaurant with excellent bar. On a corner in the Garden District. Not a long menu but the food is fantastic. Service is very attentive. I'll be back next time I'm in New Orleans. I hope to be able to contribute to any expansion plans
My wife and I had a great time and enjoy ...
My wife and I had a great time and enjoyed the food.
Atchafalya was good. The food was outsta ...
Atchafalya was good. The food was outstanding, but the day we went for brunch the services was not the best. They were slow. They were very apologetic about it, but they were so so so slow. It took them over 5 minutes to greet us at the table, another 5 to just get water, 10 minutes before they were back just for drink orders. We got the bloody mary bar, and it took the staff 15 minutes to grab our vodka glasses for us. It was a little nuts. Additionally, our waitress was pushing us to add crab to our meals, but failed to mention it was an additional 10$ a plate!!! That being said, the food really was phenomenal! The restored house was really interesting. My biggest piece of advice would be to improve the service speed, the honesty about pricing, and maybe put the a/c on.
out standing service and outstanding food.....
have already told friends about this gem; will certainly be back the next time i'm in NO. i was disappointed that they didn't have the strawberry short-cake on the menu, BUT it could not have been better than the galette. the red fish/crab "special" was certainly that!
Great food, atmosphere and location. The ...
Great food, atmosphere and location. The wine list is exceptional! We had also great cocktails, that are in nobody else menu!
Great food and great service, I would hi ...
Great food and great service, I would highly recommend Atchafalaya.
What a great restaurant. The whole dinin ...
What a great restaurant. The whole dining experience was amazing. Thank you!
Food was beyond amazing. And so was the ...
Food was beyond amazing. And so was the service. Will definitely be back.
Best meal of my trip
Stumbled upon Atchafalaya while in NOLA for a baseball tournament and was ready to get out of the French Quarter. It was by far our best evening and best meal during our trip. The food was unique and delicious. There were six of us and we were all passing plate around to get a full taste of everything ordered. I don't get to NOLA often, but will return next time I go back.
Drumfish and swordfish were both outstan ...
Drumfish and swordfish were both outstanding. the swordfish was juicey and not rubbery or dry. The sauces were full of crawfish and shrimp--no skimping. also had a soft shell crab salad that had an excellent dressing. Will eat here again for certain. Excellent use of spice
service staff was off the night we we're ...
service staff was off the night we we're there. Food was good.
Absolutely loved everything about my mea ...
Absolutely loved everything about my meal from start to finish including drinks.
Nice for weekend brunch. Don't go w/o reservation
Nice place to get brunch. A hipster take on brunch with a NOLA flare. DON'T SHOW UP WITHOUT A RESERVATION! This restaurant is very popular and had a 2-hour wait when we arrived. Live music playing while you eat and a bloody mary bar. The shrimp and grits were SOOOO good! Grits creamy and hot, sauce was flavorful with lots of shrimp and sausage. I used the jalapeno cornbread to sop up the extra gravy yummmm. However my sister got the Eggs Atchafalaya, supposedly the restaurant's signature dish, and found it small and bland. Disappointing because that dish specifically got rave reviews. We finished the meal with tiramisu, which was also amazing! Overall, a cool place to eat, as long as you avoid the EA.
Nawlins off the beaten path
Chose this out of the way restaurant based on trip advisor Found the food too "pretentious " Nice service staff, but they towed the political correctness order too closely probably because the chef was dining himself,( nearby). Probably will not go back.
One of neighbor favorites but the might ...
One of neighbor favorites but the might we went the restaurant was off. Took forever to get a drink. At the being they only had one waiter for the whole room. The swordfish I had was good, mussels ok. The crabmeat ravioli was very good. The veg risotto was a big disappointment. No flavor at all. Tried adding salt and pepper and parm cheese, to no available. Since the tourist have found the restaurant have they let their standards down? Hope not.
One of the best breakfasts I've ever had ...
One of the best breakfasts I've ever had..ever! And great Bloody Mary bar
Drinks were watered down, service was sl ...
Drinks were watered down, service was slow, seating was isolating, and the main dish was dried out and uneatable. When complained to the waiter they merely apologized. It was the last serving of the night and it was apparent the staff and cook wanted to go home. Very disappointing experience. After it being recommended on Trip advisor and a local New Orleans bar tender.
We arrived early and sat at the bar with the very friendly bartenders. We had excellent drinks and scrumptious fried green tomatoes. Dinner was even better. The service was friendly and most knowledgeable of the entire menu. The food was exquisite!!!
We went for the Sunday Jazz Brunch. Fan ...
We went for the Sunday Jazz Brunch. Fantastic music and a lively crowd. Hostess and wait staff attentive and friendly. Loved my chicken and waffles. It was graduation weekend so there was a a huge crowd.
this place was Fantastic! Great food we ...
this place was Fantastic! Great food well presented and very tasty. Service was wonderful and attentive but not overbearing at all. Great wine list and a knowledgeable person to help with your selection. Be sure to try their signature cocktail and their flan with a hint of blue cheese.
Wonderful food and service
Excellent brunch offerings, attentive service. The make our own Bloody Mary bar is outstanding.
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