gary
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    November 23, 2014
  • Last Review
    March 22, 2015
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Occupying a late 1800's corner drugstore in the heart of the Magazine Street Antique & shopping district, Lilette balances bistro & fine dining with contemporary French & Italian fare. Beautiful banquettes & blood-red walls create a romantic ambience for you to enjoy the culinary styles of Food & Wine's 'Best New Chef', John Harris
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 3/20/2015
 2007
Dined on 3/20/2015
 2007
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 3/20/2015
 2007
Special Features: special occasion, notable wine list, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Located in the oceanfront resort, Montage Laguna Beach, The Loft features stunning panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean – the perfect backdrop for enjoying market-fresh, creative American cuisine by acclaimed Chef de Cuisine, Casey Overton with friendly, informed, and professional service. Chef Overton’s innovative signature dishes are a personal interpretation of California regional cuisine with strong influences from the Americas; other favorites also include roasted meats and seafood from the wood-burning, copper-hooded rotisserie. The interactive Cheese Gallery is a popular feature every evening with more than 150 selections for guests to enjoy. The talented fromagiers offer tasting tips and anecdotes, as well as pair cheeses with house-made accompaniments such as crackers, caramels, nuts, fruit compotes, and honeys.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 2/14/2015
 2007
Dined on 2/14/2015
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Went there for Valentine's Day. It was expensive. However the ingredients were the best. From the salad greens to the goat cheese (best I ever had) to the vegetables and the salmon. By far the best food in Laguna Beach."
Dined on 2/14/2015
 2007
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Chef Donald Link's Herbsaint Bar and Restaurant on historic Saint Charles Avenue features an acclaimed menu with French and Italian-inspired, yet distinctive Southern dishes and a dynamic wine list in a modern bistro setting. Private dining with customized menu is available for up to 50 guests.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 3/13/2015
 2007
Dined on 3/13/2015
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 3/13/2015
 2007
Special Features: hot spot, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Located in the Garden District of New Orleans, Coquette offers innovative southern cuisine with an emphasis on locally sourced product. Featuring an accessible international wine list, classic and creative New Orleans cocktails and a well-traveled beer list.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 3/08/2015
 2007
Dined on 3/08/2015
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 3/08/2015
 2007
Special Features: romantic, great for brunch, hot spot, special occasion, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 3/06/2015
 2007
Dined on 3/06/2015
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 3/06/2015
 2007
Special Features: romantic, special occasion
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Shaya is an innovative restaurant with a warm and welcoming approach to the dining culture inspired by Chef Alon Shaya’s Israeli upbringing. Chef Alon sees modern Israeli food as a grand mosaic, drawing influence from North Africa, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, Turkey and Greece. The menu at Shaya reflects the ongoing evolution of Israeli food, while celebrating the abundance of Louisiana and Alon’s close relationships with local farmers, which he has fostered through his ongoing work with the Crescent City Farmer’s Market. In keeping with the the ethos of all of the Besh restaurants, Shaya uses seasonal, responsibly- and locally-sourced ingredients. Similar to Alon’s other establishments in New Orleans, the wood-fire oven will be central to the menu development and the dining experience, starting with a basket of homemade warm wood-fired pita. Many dishes on the diverse menu are meant to be shared. Diners can expect Middle Eastern dishes such as falafel, kebabs and baba ganoush.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Refreshing!
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 2/22/2015
 2007
Dined on 2/22/2015
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Great small plates of appetizers and salads. Vegetarians will be very happy with Shaya."
Dined on 2/22/2015
 2007
Special Features: great for brunch, hot spot, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Southern regional cuisine from critically acclaimed chef Ryan Hughes.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 2/20/2015
 2007
Dined on 2/20/2015
 2007
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"I think they need to work on their frying since the rabbit was greasy. The pea tendrils were also greasy. Took forever to get one drink from the bar. Service is inexperienced."
Dined on 2/20/2015
 2007
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Johnny Sánchez is the inaugural restaurant collaboration of two old friends known for their world-class cuisine. John and Aarón, each of whom has been recognized with some of the culinary world’s most coveted awards, met years ago when Aarón began his career in New Orleans, working for legendary chef Paul Prudhomme. Later, the chefs’ paths crossed again while competing on the first season of Food Network’s “Next Iron Chef.” Since then, the two have become great friends and each has lit up the culinary scene by utilizing his unique talents and skills to entertain and educate the country about shared passions: food, drink, and hospitality. <br /><br />Serious food but a fun environment is the name of the game. Stepping through the door will bring guests out of their everyday routine and into a inspired atmosphere reminiscent of Mexico City.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 2/01/2015
 2007
Dined on 2/01/2015
 2007
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 2/01/2015
 2007
Special Features: good for groups, great for lunch, fit for foodies
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We welcome you in joining us for Lunch, Dinner and Sunday Brunch. Come dine in this beautifully restored Uptown restaurant on Magazine Street and enjoy Chef Justin Devillier's contemporary Louisiana Cuisine.<br /><br />Please note that we will be closed for the following holidays:<br />Staff Appreciation Day - Monday, May 20, 2013<br />Memorial Day - Monday, May 27, 2013<br />Independence Day - Thursday, July 4, 2013<br />Labor Day - Monday, September 2, 2013<br />Thanksgiving - Thursday, November 28, 2013<br />Christmas Eve - Tuesday, December 24, 2013<br />Christmas Day - Wednesday, December 25, 2013<br />New Year's Day - Wednesday, January 1, 2014
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Aging Well
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/25/2015
 2007
Dined on 1/25/2015
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"This restaurant always amazes and surprises. They have they stand-bys that always get better. (ie hamburger) and then their specials. Salad of the day is always wonderful and never disappoints."
Dined on 1/25/2015
 2007
Special Features: great for brunch, hot spot, special occasion, fit for foodies
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The collaborating chefs of Trenasse focus on Gulf Coast Cuisine with a South Louisiana Flare. Using regionally farmed ingredients they present their dishes classically and creatively.
 
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service problems
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/18/2015
 2007
Dined on 1/18/2015
 2007
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Went there for a lunch and the service was poor. First the onion soup was served lukewarm. Once it was reheated it had a good taste. However the bowl was served on a plate and there were grits on the plate partially obscured by the bowl. I asked the severer this was intentional. She said it was either to keep the bowl from moving on the plate or a bonus order of grits??? While we were still eating the soup course our entrees arrived. We were at a small two person table so there is not a lot of extra room. The server who brought the entrees kind of forced his way into putting the entrees on the table. Luckily were were sitting next to the silverware table so I was able to put the entree on there until I finished my soup. The server seldom showed up to see what we needed even though we were probably her only table. The food was okay but with all the great restaurants in New Orleans this one has a long ways to go."
Dined on 1/18/2015
 2007
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