New Orleans southern italian Restaurant Reviews
Welcome to our New Orleans southern italian restaurant reviews guide where you'll find top restaurants off the beaten path, both locally owned and chain. In fact, some of the best restaurants in the New Orleans just might be the little mom and pop operations flying under the radar. For some of the best picks in New Orleans, you've come to the right place.
Our New Orleans restaurant reviews guide can help you make sense of the thousands of options out there. Happy eating!
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“It's not just about the food, its the whole aura of the place. Yeah, you might have too wait and yeah, its crowded and, yeah, its noisy - thats the sound of people having a great time, and yeah, the service may be a bit slow - so you can linger and enjoy. Best Italian in New Orleans and great peopl... ” (03/30/2003)
“Irene's was suggested by a local couple. There is a wait for dinner after 630pm, however the french gentleman in the piano bar is very entertaining and you have an opportunity to mingle with other guests. The food is spectacular and very reasonably priced for such an upscale resturant. A must do in... ” (01/07/2003)
“For our honeymoon my husband and I went to New Orleans,and a friendly cab driver suggested Irene's to us...and it was the best advice we ever got!We make sure to stop in every time we pass through town,and we let everyone know it's one of the best restaurants in the French Quarter!” (11/01/2002)
“One of the best restaurants in the country... period. Sure it has its own charm, but the food... amazing.” (08/08/2002)
“Having read good reviews of Irene's, my husband and I went there, expecting the atmosphere to be romantic, the service good, and the food outstanding. We knew there would be a wait because they don't take reservations. But on arrival at 8 PM, we were taken to a back room next to the restrooms where ... ” (06/06/2002)
“We will reccomend this to everyone we know who will be visiting New Orleans. The only problem we had was the first time we went to eat, the wait was an hour and a half. So we left for an hour and came back and they had given up our table. One of our party was mad about that and didn't want ot tr... ” (03/25/2002)
“Irene's is one of those places you can't wait to get back to. Italian to be sure, but some of the very best we've eaten. The wait staff is very attentive...and well worth their tip.”