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French Market Restaurant & Bar



1001 Decatur Street
New Orleans, LA 70116

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(504) 525-7879

Cuisine: Bars, Cajun Restaurants, French Restaurants, Seafood Restaurants

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4.4 of 5.0 from 79 reviews


price range:$11 to $25

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  • Diego A.Anything boiled here is amazing. Ask for Ron, one of the best waiters out there!

    55555 by Diego A.


  • Tiger QEverything form the famous jambalaya, gumbo, bbq oysters/shrimp, gator sausage, crayfish etroufee, frog legs, famous red beans and rice.Ya name it, if its a New Orleans thing, they're serving it here!

    55555 by Tiger Q


  • Stefan ASeafood Gumpo

    55555 by Stefan A


  • Stefan AThe seafood gumbo is really amazing.

    55555 by Stefan A


  • Brandi B.Servers were great. Crawfish super mushy and way overpriced

    33333 by Brandi B.


  • Jeff IsraelHad gumbo, jambalaya, and grilled oysters and all of it was super delicious. Ate well past full and into self loathing; no regrets.

    55555 by Jeff Israel


  • Olmedo MirandaNice restaurant in Decatur street. The pasta Jambalaya very good!

    55555 by Olmedo Miranda


  • Sonia C.Try the blackened alligator

    55555 by Sonia C.


  • Greg MGood gumbo.

    55555 by Greg M


  • Priya aGreat for a crawfish boil when in season. Has outdoor balcony seating (if you can wait!)

    55555 by Priya a


  • Candace ChinnThe crawfish ettouffe was great

    55555 by Candace Chinn


  • Tara M.The grilled oysters are out of this world.

    55555 by Tara M.


  • Tony HillGreat place for shrimp, crawfish or crab Boils! Drinks are great as well!

    55555 by Tony Hill


  • Ernesto Glez DiazI was more tha 1 hour waiting for a sandwich very bad service. Las morning i had the opposite idea maybe was the waitress

    22222 by Ernesto Glez Diaz


  • Kelli M.BBQ shrimp!!

    55555 by Kelli M.


  • Tara DîanaThe creole chargrilled oysters are phenomenal.

    55555 by Tara Dîana


  • Helen GutierrezDelicioso 😁

    55555 by Helen Gutierrez


  • Chow Down DetroitI came here for the cheesecakes. It's tasty but you need to share because it's huge!

    55555 by Chow Down Detroit


  • David G.The Bayou Platter is awesome. And request a balcony table!

    55555 by David G.


  • Anthony IntravaiaWe had jambalaya & shrimp and grits And a LA lemonade very good.

    55555 by Anthony Intravaia


  • Debbie BOysters Rockefeller was excellent. The rest of the food not so great.

    55555 by Debbie B


  • Stacy Y.Peel and eat shrimp were huge! We ordered 1lb, server charged us for 2lb. His service was slow and terrible, will not return bc of it. Awesome seafood!

    22222 by Stacy Y.


  • Reggie W.If you're looking for new Orleans things. This is the place.

    55555 by Reggie W.


  • Jenny K.Food was good, but waiter was a jerk.

    22222 by Jenny K.


  • Anthony CThis was the best restaurant out of all of the ones that I've visited. You can smell their cooking before entering!

    55555 by Anthony C


  • Drew P.Balcony seating would be my preference... jazz and a nice breeze.

    55555 by Drew P.


  • Sophie C.Happy hour M-F 3PM-5PM with raw oysters $.50 each.

    55555 by Sophie C.


  • Stan EGreat lunch of oysters on the half shell and fried green tomatoes.

    55555 by Stan E


  • Jared L.Sheila is an awesome waitress! The oyster po'boy was delicious!

    55555 by Jared L.


  • Phil RogersSwamp Platter was awesome! If your into frog legs, gator and crawfish!

    55555 by Phil Rogers


  • Suzanne M.Omg the grilled oysters were so good a member of our group ate three! I had the bayou platter and it was amazing!

    55555 by Suzanne M.


  • Robert M.Red Beans & Rice w/ Fried Catfish was great!

    55555 by Robert M.


  • Amanda E.Above average hurricanes, below average blackened alligator.

    55555 by Amanda E.


  • Piotr LTake Balcony seating . Eat seafood

    55555 by Piotr L


  • Tamela G.You must try the Crabmeat Cheesecake. Delicious. And if Corey is working, he's the bomb

    55555 by Tamela G.


  • Mirella B.Place looks like a dirty dungeon. Mixed reviews on food. Oysters were so dirty-the guy never cleaned them before shucking. Hubby had red beans and rice that he said were good. Shrimp po boy dry.

    22222 by Mirella B.


  • Tiana T.Gumbo rollin

    55555 by Tiana T.


  • MattShrimp and Grits. Trust me .

    55555 by Matt


  • jeff s.The fish n' grits with shrimp is awesome. Dig in.

    55555 by jeff s.


  • Julie C.Don't leave without treating yourself to their decadent bread pudding!

    55555 by Julie C.


  • Lisa JI highly enjoyed the bar staff and customers. BBQ oysters are SOOOO tasty!!!!!!!!!!!

    55555 by Lisa J


  • Ken B.BEST BLOODY MARY EVER!

    55555 by Ken B.


  • Ron H.Monica is an excellent server!

    55555 by Ron H.


  • Lexi W.Crawfish season is from March till June. There is no crawfish any other time of year. If you ask for it any other time of year, you will be laughed at behind your back.

    33333 by Lexi W.


  • Sookie S.Ask for Andrew, super cute! get 2 lb crawfish, add corn and taters, and a bowl of red beans and rice. And split it between 2!! And of course brews!!! Sit by the stairs bc it's cooler!

    55555 by Sookie S.


  • Ken W.Biggest oysters I've ever seen and I'm from Alabama.

    55555 by Ken W.


  • Christopher B.Best Crawfish in NOLA!

    55555 by Christopher B.


  • Carlton B.Al (black guy) and Dante (white guy) treat you right make sure you sit at the seafood bar and let them teach you about seafood.

    33333 by Carlton B.


  • trina MFantastic crawfish! Friendly service!

    55555 by trina M


  • Katie D.Eat on the balcony for good people watching. Grilled shrimp was okay, salad had brown lettuce.

    33333 by Katie D.


  • Sona P.Never going back here. There was a giant cockroach on the wall near the kitchen, so I'm sure the place is invested & we found a parasite in the oysters! Gross place

    22222 by Sona P.


  • K L.If you want GOOD bayou classic foods like red beans and rice, shrimp creole or jambalaya ... Go across the street. It's nasty here

    33333 by K L.


  • Tyler AI wasn't here for crawfish or crab season but the boiled shrimp, raw oysters on 1/2 shell, and roast beef Po Boy were excellent!

    55555 by Tyler A


  • Benita B.Upstairs/outside table 105... Or 106

    22222 by Benita B.


  • Rafael tChoose the up-stairs and get table 106

    33333 by Rafael t


  • Preston MarshallGratuity is included in parties of 5 or more, beware. Food was mediocre and overpriced. Also, they can't split checks.

    11111 by Preston Marshall


  • Erin CTry the crawfish!

    55555 by Erin C


  • Sheila E.Upstairs rocks

    55555 by Sheila E.


  • Tiffanni B.Don't waste your time. Better food, cheaper prices elsewhere in the Quarters.

    11111 by Tiffanni B.


  • Patricia T.Try the PNW Kumamoto Oysters

    55555 by Patricia T.


  • Andrew R.Don't come with drunk people

    22222 by Andrew R.


  • NinjariderThe Chargrilled Oysters are like comfort food after a tough loss.

    55555 by Ninjarider


  • NinjariderTry the chargrilled oysters.

    55555 by Ninjarider


  • Hannah U.Easily the best Bloody Mary I have ever had. Anything from their boil pot is AMAZING.

    55555 by Hannah U.


  • Tina SDitch all the chain restaurants this is the best food ever! Seafood platter is amazing!

    55555 by Tina S


  • Red J.Breakfast is hot and fresh! Servers helpful and pleasant. I love this place!

    55555 by Red J.


  • Shaunie S.Good quick service and food split the entrees its a lot of food

    55555 by Shaunie S.


  • TuaneBread pudding is to die for

    55555 by Tuane


  • Kasey W.Definitely eat upstairs on the balcony. Awesome!

    55555 by Kasey W.


  • Taylor S.Only went in for a beer. Smelled like a men's publi restroom and there were fruit flies fluttering around the bar. Couldn't get out of there fast enough. Don't go!

    22222 by Taylor S.


  • Kyle M.Get the crawfish. They're good.

    55555 by Kyle M.


  • Sam S.Start w/ an Abita & 1/2 doz raw oysters, then jump into the fried seafood platter (scratch the fish an add extra shrimp, oysters or soft shell crabs) YUMMY! Walk back to your hotel 2 work it all off!

    55555 by Sam S.


  • Kayla RIf you've walked far take your shoes off and rub your feet on the carpet. Feels sooo good :)

    33333 by Kayla R


  • Jeff E.Have the grilled shrimp. Nice large portion.

    55555 by Jeff E.


  • Henry H.Nice place. Food is good. Right next to the French market.

    55555 by Henry H.


  • Christie DGotta have boiled crawfish and BBQ shrimp

    55555 by Christie D


  • Gabriel TMmmm

    55555 by Gabriel T


  • Tarah F.try the grilled oysters in the shell with white wine sauce and cheese

    55555 by Tarah F.


  • Tarah F.get a dozen fresh raw Louisiana oysters in the half shell

    33333 by Tarah F.


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