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About Restaurant R'evolution
Serving Dinner daily, Sunday Jazz Brunch and Lunch on Fridays Restaurant R’evolution is the first joint venture of award-winning chefs John Folse and Rick Tramonto, offering modern, imaginative reinterpretations of classic Cajun and Creole cuisine. Steeped in the diverse historic and cultural influences of Louisiana, the menu features not only the chef’s interpretations of New Orleans classics such as gumbo, po’ boys, and beignets, but also new creations highlighting ingredients from what Chef Folse refers to as “the swamp floor pantry.” Table-side service components play an important role in the dining experience, promoting guest engagement about the history and evolution of the food they are enjoying. Soups such as Creole Louisiana Snapping Turtle Soup and Death by Gumbo play on unusual presentations of these traditional dishes that date back centuries. Desserts showcase classical New Orleans sweets done in a new and contemporary way.
New Orleans, LA 70130
Creole / Cajun / Southern, Creole, Cajun
Hours of Operation:
Friday 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Sunday 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Nightly 5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday 12:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Sunday 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday 5:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
$50 and over
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
Five dining rooms within the restaurant can be privatized to accommodate groups from 6 to 30. Larger groups can be accommodated in the adjoining Fleur de Lis Suite to include custom designed R'evolution menus for groups up to 160.
$12 for 3 Hours of Valet Parking or Self Parking is available in the Royal Sonesta Hotel garage with entrances on both Bienville and Conti Streets
Canal at Bourbon Street
John Folse and Rick Tramonto
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Restaurant R'evolution Ratings and Reviews
The service was impeccable. The food is an astoundingly delicious melange of flavors and textures; the ambience and decor are gorgeous yet comfortable with beautiful flower arrangements strategically placed throughout. This was truly a fine dining experience. Death by Gumbo - outstanding! The crab beignets are divine. Cheese gnocchi with lobster is superb!!! One of the best dining events we had in New Orleans!
I was a little disappointed that the dress code of the guests was so poor. I’m not sure if there was a dress code per se but it brought down the level of dining to have such poorly dressed guests seated in the same area with guests in suits and nice dresses. I also missed having a table cloth. Saw this was not uniform throughout. Very good service and great place for the meal. Some missed opportunities with table maintenance and clearing. Overall one of the best meals we’ve had in New Orleans and we’re locals. Can be better though and I know you want to know this. Will definitely be back.
My boyfriend and I went on our one year anniversary! I never been but he has. We loved the atmosphere, staff, drinks, and food. The waitstaff Scott, Isaac, and Deshawn were excellent! They were knowledgeable and professional made you feel at home. Our favorite was bone marrow app, bread and butter, scallops and foie’ Gras, oyster salad and soup and smoked tuna App. We will be back!
I had been looking forward to going to this restaurant for over a year .
What a disappointment !!
The Service was outstanding other then when I told captain that the fish was over cooked dry and fishy tasting. He offered nothing.
The fish was over cooked, fishy smelling , dry and I think the food had sat to long after being prepared. The bread pudding cheese cake had no flavor. The Quail was good but small. The Scallops were good but nothing special.
The atmosphere was plain other then being able to see the kitchen.
Simply an outstanding experience... from the well thought out and well executed menu to the love and pride the staff has in their resturant and town. While I wanted to try everything on the menu, I ordered the oysters r'evolution (so unique we went back two days later and ordered again), the crab beignets, Death by Gumbo, and pumpkin risotto. It was the best meal I had in a city of great meals. Special appreciation for Kevin, the knowledgeable dining room captian, who gave us tour of the restaurant after hours (and the staff who waoted on him to finish up) and discussed japanese whiskey at length. Cannot wait to come back.
Solid food and good to service, but felt like it could have been great service with some more attention to detail. It's a very good restaurant, I just feel like it could be great if the staff really did its homework. Kinda like the B student in school who you know if they'd apply themself they'd be getting straight A's.
We celebrated our anniversary in New Orleans. They sat us in a nice, romantic booth in the corner. The service was superb. Everything we ordered was amazing. The death by gumbo is a non traditional gumbo so if you’re into trying innovative dishes, you should give this a try. My favorite dish, however, was the wood oven bone marrow. I️ came for this dish and it did not disappoint.
We had a reservation for 7:45 and we didn’t get seated until 8:30 .
We ordered sides of greens that we too salty and unetable . Our sweet photo soufflé was dried out .
My pork chop was very tasty and cooked perfectly.
Menu was very limited as it was Thanksgiving
We went for Thanksgiving , There are no words for how exceptional the experience was. Food superior by any standard. Service casually formal. Special but not fussy/ I own a restaurant in the FQ, this was one of the better dining experiences I have had . The Thanksgiving pris fixe at $60 was great value for money. The food was superb, generous and grand. Best celebratory restaurant in the city, puts Commanders and Brennans to shame. highly recommended !!!!
Phenomenal food and outstanding service
All courses were outstanding
Excellent selection of wines by the glass
The tables in the open kitchen section featured a continuous view of a soda fountain and boxes stacked on the floor as the doors swung open repeatedly
Ask to be in the front rooms unless you enjoy this type of distraction
Otherwise a great dining experience
We dined here for our 10 year wedding anniversary. Everything was wonderful. Wine list extensive and amazing wines. Crab beignets app amazing. The death by gumbo was highly recommended and good, but not as great as I’d hoped. Salad delicious. Scallops entree is amazing. Highly recommend he bread pudding & creme brule dessert. Whoa. Service impeccable. Bread delicious. Loved our corner booth and the feel of the restaurant.
The last time I was in New Orleans, R’evolution was the hot restaurant and I was unable to get a reservation, so I was looking forward to my meal. What a disappointment! I had packed my suit anticipating an early morning departure and came in jeans. Nice wine by the glass list. I ordered (more on that later). I received an amuse bouche on a tablespoon. Later I saw patrons around me being served an elaborate amuse bouche. I asked what they were and was told so. Disrespect. Upon ordering, the waiter recommended the crab beignets. I specifically asked if they were mostly breading or had significant crabmeat and was assured they did. They did not. I had fish the 2 previous nights and oysters for lunch so I ordered rabbit schnitzel, again on the waiter’s recommendation. It came paper thin, nearly flavorless, with mustard artfully arranged around the perimeter, but not enough for even the small portion of schnitzel. A dollop of cabbage. The small, but adequate amount of spaetzle was good. When the waiter and later the manager asked how things were I answered as above. To their credit, they did subtract a portion of the bill. Still, I would not return and suggest you save your $ for some of the other fine New Orleans restaurants.
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