About Muriel's Jackson Square
The Bistro at Muriel’s Jackson Square offers New Orleans classics like Gumbo, BBQ Shrimp, Oysters "Muriel", Turtle soup, Fried Gulf Shrimp Po-boy, Crabmeat Imperial, Shrimp Remoulade & contemporary Creole cuisine like Pecan Crusted Drum & Wood Grilled Tuna while the Courtyard Bar is the perfect place to drop by for drinks & appetizers. The Séance Lounge is the place for a relaxed, comfortable meeting before or after dining. Comprised of two areas, The Outer & The Inner Séance, the Séance also tells the story of a mystic & checkered past. The Outer Séance addresses the New Orleans era of Storyville & when Muriel's Jackson Square was one of the French Quarter's best bordellos! The Inner Séance is the preferred domain of the resident ghost, Pierre Antoine Lepardi Jourdan, & is the perfect spot for an intimate conversation & a drink amongst its plush surroundings.
New Orleans, LA 70116
Creole / Cajun / Southern
Hours of Operation:
Dinner served daily: Monday - Saturday 5:30pm - 10:00pm and Sunday 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Lunch: Monday - Saturday 11:30am - 2:30pm
Sunday Jazz Brunch 11:00am -2:00pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Muriel's Jackson Square validates up to 2 hours parking at the French Market parking lot, behind Cafe du Monde.
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
A private party at Muriel’s offers a provocative sensory experience that exceeds the thrill of traditional dining. Guests will be immersed in a world of refinement and revelry that reflects the rich historical, cultural, and culinary character of the Crescent City.
Muriel's Jackson Square Ratings and Reviews
Shared the three course price fix plus t ...
Shared the three course price fix plus two additional appetizers with a friend. The pecan crusted baby drum was THE BEST fish I've had in YEARS! Impeccably prepared, I'll be talking about that entree for a long long time. Management checked tables and accommodated a request to see the "ghost table" despite a private party upstairs. Excellent.
We had a very nice dinner for Valentine' ...
We had a very nice dinner for Valentine's Day. We had the Valentine's Day menu and the food was excellent.
The service was mostly great, however, when my entrée showed up, the wine that came with the pairing came after I was half into my meal. That aside the service was very good.
The room was very loud and not very intimate. But the Decour was very nice and elegant. The building itself is historical as it is in Jackson Square.
Overall it was a very good dining experience and I would recommend it to anyone, especially for special occasions.
I visited with my husband for Valentines ...
I visited with my husband for Valentines Day, and we had a wonderful time. Everything was top notch. The food was delicious. I highly recommend the goat cheese crepes and crawfish appetizer. My filet melted in my mouth and was paired beautifully with a Cabernet Sauvignon by recommendation. I finished with creme brûlée that was also fabulous. Service was excellent, available but not intrusive.
We dine out often at restaurants at Muri ...
We dine out often at restaurants at Muriel's level & above. Have almost never felt so intruded on by staff; 3 different people at our table multiple times - not counting water refills. Also never felt so rushed to leave. Dining room was 1/3 empty and we were clearly being urged to finish & leave. Nice menu, very good food, nice dining room that would have been very relaxing. But management may want to examine their service philosophy.
Great food and great atmosphere. The onl ...
Great food and great atmosphere. The only vegetarian entree option was a curry based dish, which was unfortunate for my curry hating vegetarian friend. She was disappointed but we loved the zucchini, asparagus and they offered to make the goat cheese crepes without the crawfish. The other entrees were amazing though!
This is avery authentic restaurant in th ...
This is avery authentic restaurant in the heart of French quarter. Service and food were excellent, location fantastic.
The only issue is that it was very noisy but that is offset buy other good aspects of this place.
I would definitely come back again for visit and recommend to others..
In town for girlfriends weekend. The bru ...
In town for girlfriends weekend. The brunch was great, vegetarian options were available and tasted was incredible. The bread pudding is a must. Ambiance was also fantastic, we were seated near the jazz band and it felt like a private concert. Will return on next trip.
Our food was very good. Michelle our ser ...
Our food was very good. Michelle our server assistant was excellent. James our server, was a bit rushed. I think 4 tables is probably his max looked like he had at least 6 tables. . That way he could slow down a bit and improve his service technique and make my dining experience better. I typically tip at least 20% but today only 15%. I would definitely go back.
I'll never eat at this place again. The ...
I'll never eat at this place again. The pork chop smelled like it was covered in liquid smoke. The food upset my stomach so much, the drive home the next day was miserable with a lot of bathroom stops along the way.
Right in the middle of the famed Jackson ...
Right in the middle of the famed Jackson Square, we enjoyed being able to relax midday at a pleasant sit down restaurant. During our first visit (yes, we went back!) we enjoyed a view of the square. We loved their 2 course lunch which included a glass of wine for $4! The lunch course for the special was limited but I had the shrimp creole during my first visit and the maritilada the second day. I liked the shrimp creole more. My wife had the catfish twice! Of course I had a taste and it was very good. Service was friendly and attentive. Since we were in New Orleans, we had to try the King Cake; however, we were not big fans as it was doughy and very sweet. We finished most of it just the same! A nice restaurant in a very good location if you are exploring the French Quarter.
We wanted to eat here after learning abo ...
We wanted to eat here after learning about Pierre Antoine on a ghost tour. The atmosphere was great and service was top notch. After dinner, we checked our Pierre's table and walked around the swanky parlor upstairs. Muriel's is a great restaurant and we highly recommend it!
This is a beautiful hsitoric restaurant. ...
This is a beautiful hsitoric restaurant. I went for Sunday Jazz brunch with a friend and the ambience was amazing. The food was positively delicious. You need to get dessert! The peanut butter dome was incredible!
Love this place for their Jazz brunch. V ...
Love this place for their Jazz brunch. Very attentive service and they were happy to tell us about the haunted history behind the place too. Jazz musicians are very good and switch between rooms so you can switch between chatting and listening to some music. We had a window table so it makes for good people watching too. The brunch 3 course meal seems like a good deal. We went with the Ala-carte option though and ordered some delicious breakfast beverages. All in all a must try spot for dinner or brunch - a NoLa tradition.
While visiting Nola for my 40th birthday ...
While visiting Nola for my 40th birthday, my daughter's birthday, and my son's deployment (he just got notice of deployment & in the 82nd Airborne) we thought we would celebrate here. Biggest mistake ever. As their food choices weren't all that great to begin with, the noise from 2 parties was so loud that I couldn't even here anybody at my table. These people next to us were drunk, partying, standing up, and yelling nonstop. One of the waitresses even came over and said she was sorry, people are complaining about it. You think that the 5 managers walking around doing nothing would say something. Nope! After spending 200 dollars and talking to the manager about the situation, he said, "What do you want me to do about the noise, I can't control it," then said to me, "Goodbye!" Then he proceeded to laugh in my face. You can't even be serious... I've been to plenty of fine dining restaurants, and I know they can tell a party to please respect other people dining, it's quite loud. I understand that this man does not care if someone is having a milestone birthday or their child is deploying into a combat zone, he couldn't be more glad to insult me and my children. I would never go back to this horrible place for their mediocre food and pretentious managers who do nothing, but insult patrons. This owner should be embarrassed of his employees, as I've read more reviews of this happening to paying customers.
Dined in for a 20th anniversary - food w ...
Dined in for a 20th anniversary - food was amazing. Seating was perfect and in a corner in front of a window facing the street. Service was helpful and friendly. However, I would have liked to speak with someone a bit more familiar with the history of NOLA and the restaurant itself. The restaurant has a rich history.
We went on a whim to Muriel's to see the ...
We went on a whim to Muriel's to see the ghost table and ended up having the best meal of our entire trip to New Orleans. The prix fixe is a great deal with delicious options. The service was good but perhaps a bit overzealous. Great wine choices too.
Excellent restaurant! I was so impressed ...
Excellent restaurant! I was so impressed with the atmosphere and the menu. I had the Coco Vin and it was incredible. Their mushroom gnocchi was out of this world. And don't even get me started on dessert. I highly recommend this restaurant.
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