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Bourbon House ???

parisbully May 28, 2010 12:57 PM

I have done a search on this board and have not found much info on Bourbon House. Comments anyone? Hit or miss??

Bourbon House
144 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130

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    Littleman RE: parisbully May 28, 2010 04:04 PM

    I have seen some nice reviews. Remember it's a Brennan restaurant and can't be too bad. It was written up along with several other NOLA restaurants about the seafood shortage in a link below. My problem is I can't get fired up about any restaurant in the FQ if I'm that close to Galatoire's. I will see if I see any more reviews. Check it out. You can't go wrong.

    Galatoire's Restaurant
    209 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70130

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      joedontexan RE: Littleman May 29, 2010 05:21 AM

      one of the most beautiful restaurants Ive ever seen but the food is just so so in my opinion but the oyster bar there is outstanding.

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      JazzyB RE: parisbully May 29, 2010 10:03 AM


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        kibbles RE: parisbully May 30, 2010 06:33 AM

        The bar is great, attractive space and large retro oyster bar. The baked trio is a good way to initiate oyster newbs.

        1. edible complex RE: parisbully May 31, 2010 05:59 AM

          have had 3 misses there. want desperately to change that, but the misses just keep on coming.

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            latasche RE: parisbully Jun 1, 2010 10:38 AM

            Miss. I went once for a business lunch and wished that I had just had a turkey sandwich from home - even when someone else was paying the bill.

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              kibbles RE: latasche Jun 4, 2010 09:16 AM

              dah. mistaken post. cant delete.

            2. Steve Green RE: parisbully Jun 1, 2010 05:36 PM

              I liked it. Went there for a quick second lunch on my last day in N.O., just before heading to the airport. I had some sort of fish (drum, I think), with garlic mashed and green beans, and it was quite tasty. It came with a small bit of Creole Meuniere atop the fish. I asked for more, and they brought me a gravy boat full. The bread was quite nice dipped in the sauce. Then again, they could pour Creole Meuniere over a......., uh, never mind.

              On a previous visit with my GF on a weekend night, I don't remember what we ate, but it was great fun sitting by the window and watching the partiers stagger back to their hotels after their visit to Bourbon Street. Those were probably the drunkest people we'd ever seen, apart from some of the people on COPS.

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                Mark Alberts RE: parisbully Jun 2, 2010 08:37 PM

                One exclusively positive experience, one fairly negative experience. So, hit or miss. It is a nice-looking restaurant, though, and open Sunday nights (not every place is).

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                  W.L.T.E. RE: Mark Alberts Nov 14, 2010 09:53 AM

                  It's a hit for a few specific reasons... If you are going to try oysters, they only use the best available & the shuckers are great guys. Try going at off times to get better personal attention. The trio of baked oysters is some of the best in town. The plateaux de fruits de mer is OUTSTANDING. The decor is beautiful. Great local beer on tap.

                2. FoodChic RE: parisbully Nov 14, 2010 04:21 PM

                  It really is beautiful, and I say okay if you want to swing by the bar for some oysters and a few drinks. Overall, I'd say the food is lacking....some of the worst gumbo I've ever had. It's too bad since they've put alot of effort into the decor.

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