About Red Fish Grill
Fishing for New Orleans' deFINitive seafood dining? Fish no further than Ralph Brennan's Red Fish Grill, a triumph of cuisine, style and design. Casual New Orleans seafood dominates a menu peppered with Big Easy favorites like Hickory Grilled Redfish, BBQ Oysters, Alligator Sausage & Seafood Gumbo, Double Chocolate Bread Pudding, and a wide variety of Gulf fish available every night.
Festive, hip decor offering an oasis from the bawdy bright lights of Bourbon Street, features hand-painted tables, a sea colored etched floor, colossal oyster mirrors, metal-sculpted palms, Louisiana bayou photography, and a sea of metal fish in neon swimming overhead.
Professional yet friendly service spiced with New Orleans joie de vie ensures easy comfort and sets a tone for the ultimate laissez les bon temps rouler!
Seafood, Creole / Cajun / Southern
Hours of Operation:
Lunch Daily: 11:00am - 3:00pm
Dinner Daily: (Monday - Thursday, Sunday) 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Oyster Bar: (Monday - Thursday, Sunday) 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dinner & Oyster Bar (Friday & Saturday) 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
For over thirty years, Ralph Brennan and his dedicated Ralph Brennan Restaurant Group team have catered the meals and events that celebrate the moments of your life.
Providing full-service custom catering for events large and small, we tailor our services to enhance your palate, theme and budget. Our passion for quality ingredients, innovative cuisine and exceptional service sets us apart and ensures your event shines. We are dedicated to servicing a seamless, professional and above all memorable experience.
Canal and St. Charles streetcars one block from the restaurant.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Indoor Smoking Area, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Located at the “gateway” to the French Quarter, Red Fish Grill features three private dining areas perfect for private lunch, dinners, meetings, and receptions. Red Fish Grill can accommodate 250 people for full service dining and 500 people for cocktail receptions.
Red Fish Grill Ratings and Reviews
Was visiting in NOLA and saw the menu po ...
Was visiting in NOLA and saw the menu posted outside the restaurant. There were many choices for someone who doesn't eat meat. The oysters with blue cheese were to die for. My fish was perfect, and though the bread pudding was tempting, we were full from a delicious meal. My only complaint was the noise level but that is to be expected on Bourbon Street.
Found the restaurant on Yelp, which got ...
Found the restaurant on Yelp, which got very good reviews. The selections were plentiful and the food was very well prepared. Loved the fish selection and wine list. Our waiter was very good and provided some guidance on popular nightlife locations.
My husband and I were seated in a room w ...
My husband and I were seated in a room with two large parties and a couple of other small tables. I wouldn't classify Red Fish as a quiet, romantic spot; but the service and food were excellent! My husband had their signature red snapper with crab and I had the grouper with lemon butter sauce. Both were delicious... beautifully prepared, seasoned, and presented! And, the fresh vegetables were a tasty accompaniment. We finished our meal by splitting the rich and delicious chocolate bread pudding. What a treat! It was our last night in New Orleans and Red Fish gave us a wonderful send-off!!
The waiter Hannibal was exceptional thro ...
The waiter Hannibal was exceptional throughout our entire dining experience. The Buffalo oyster were delicious as well as the sea scallop my gf got and the filet mignon I had. Save room for dessert because the bread pudding was out of this world good.
The service was great, everyone was real ...
The service was great, everyone was really friendly and helpful. The food was good; from appetizers to desert, everything tasted great. My only issue was our entrees weren't as hot as they should have been. They weren't cold, just warm like they had been sitting a little long before being served. Besides that, everything was great. Definitely try the Bananas Foster if you're in the mood for desert. Would eat here again!
The shrimp and grits was outstanding. Gr ...
The shrimp and grits was outstanding. Great portion size and very nice shrimp in it. The okra is a great addition to the dish. When you get the dish, immediately bury the prosciutto cracklin' in the grits to soften it up. I washed it down with an Abita Big Easy IPA. Or two. Great combo on my taste buds.
Four of us dined at Red Fish on a Sunday ...
Four of us dined at Red Fish on a Sunday night and from the start the service was terrible. It took 20 minutes for the waiter to show up and after bringing our drinks he disappeared for an eternity. We asked a few questions about the menu and as some of the party was still deciding, he said he would get us some bread. Once again, gone, gone, gone. Finally he took our order and then brought one appetizer while the rest of us sat waiting for ours to arrive. Next we waited and waited and waited for the entrees. When the food finally arrived it was actually pretty good, but by then we were so frustrated with the experience it was hard to enjoy our meals. Go to Emeril's instead. Impeccable service and great food.
We LOVE to eat at Red Fish Grill when we ...
We LOVE to eat at Red Fish Grill when we visit New Orleans! The restaurant itself is great. The food is delicious, and the staff is very friendly. The location of the restaurant is in the heart of the French Quarter, and that is awesome! The shrimp and grits are a MUST!
The Red Fish Grill was our choice for ou ...
The Red Fish Grill was our choice for our last dinner in New Orleans. I wasn't sure what to expect with it being located on Bourbon Street, but I was pleasantly surprised. It is at the quieter end of Bourbon Street, but if you sit at a table by the window, still allows for great people watching. The food and service was terrific! I had shrimp and grits, which was very tasty and satisfying. My dinner partner had filet mignon, which he said was the best he ever had. If I ever make it back to New Orleans, this will be a definite place to revisit.
The wait for our food was a little long ...
The wait for our food was a little long but the food didn't disappoint. Spice level was just right and the portions were good. It is on the more pricey end but that's what you're going to find on Bourbon. Great dinner choice though!
First time to Red Fish Grill. My husband ...
First time to Red Fish Grill. My husband had the Red Fish which was fantastic! I had the grouper also good. The restaurant was busy and fairly loud but our waiter was great and very tenitive to our needs. Overall it was the best seafood we have ever had. Will come back when we visit NOLA again!
We enjoyed our trip to Red Fish Grill (2 ...
We enjoyed our trip to Red Fish Grill (2nd time there). We went for my wife's birthday. Her meal, the namesake grilled Redfish was fantastic.
I got wood-grilled swordfish, which was excellent, but pretty small for the price.
Dessert was the double chocolate bread pudding...again, not cheap, but very good.
Wife had the salad with blueberries and ...
Wife had the salad with blueberries and said it was the best she ever ate. I had the grouper and it was fantastic, wife had drum and it was good. We split the keylime pie for dessert, and although it was impressive looking, it was a little light on the key lime flavor. But we still finished it all. ;)
Our family of five was visiting New Orle ...
Our family of five was visiting New Orleans for a long weekend and had a wonderful dinner at Red Fish. The ambience was fun, the food was delicious and the waitstaff was friendly and helpful. We recommend it highly!
First time, had reservation and was seat ...
First time, had reservation and was seated quickly. We where seated next to window facing street, which keep the kids amazed see the Police on Horses and people gathering around them. They had a kid menu for kids that wasn't seen on web site when we view restaurants in the area of our hotel. They brought theirs meals out with our appetizers which was great. Elmo our waiter, check on us couple of times to make sure if we needed anything. Even had a visit from the manager as well. The gumbo was spicy and full of flavor. The red fish with crab meat was wonderful. I should had order that myself, but I had the steak and it was good. Nothing special. For dessert we had the bread pudding that was recommended by Elmo and it too was great. The atmosphere/deco was colorful from art sculptures from the ceiling and on walls. restrooms where very clean and had Pictures of local fisherman catches to view on the walls. Would eat again in our future visits to the big easy.
Located on a very busy portion of Bourb ...
Located on a very busy portion of Bourbon Street but not crowded on Friday night. The food far exceeded our expectations. Wood grilled red fish and BBQ crab claws were excellent. Service was adequate to above average. We will definitely go back on our next trip to NO.
This was one of many stops during a 5 da ...
This was one of many stops during a 5 day visit to New Orleans. I booked this place because it was available on OpenTable and had good reviews. I was not disappointed. Our server, Elmo, was great - all of his recommendations panned out.
I highly recommend.
I k is that this is a tourist place but ...
I k is that this is a tourist place but I went b/c a tourist wanted to go. Really disappointing considering it is a Brennan's product. Gumbo bland and Luke warm, fish was OK but potatoes undercooked and greens were cold!
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