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Oct 16, 2012 02:43 PM


Has it gone back to what it was before Kitchen Nightmares?

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  1. Sucked before KN, sucked during, and sucks after. A restaurant that, if there was any justice in this world, would have long since gone out of business, so as to avoid ripping off unsuspecting diners.

    1. Ridiculous lines, considering. Approaching Mothers and Acme silliness for waiting dupes.

      7 Replies
      1. re: nolala

        Interesting. We caught that "Kitchen Nightmares" episode, but did not know Oceana. Now, I am glad that we did not.

        Too many great restaurants in NOLA to waste an evening.

        Thank you,


        1. re: Bill Hunt

          dumb name for a restaurant....looks to be sysco heaven and frozen city when i see deliveries going in. the kitchen nightmares episode was a total joke. i don't know how anyone could go there after that!

          1. re: mcegielski

            We were actually thinking about trying to work it into our mix, but there are just too many great NOLA restaurants, and too little time. Heck, we have missed Galatoire's on the last few trips, so Oceana will just have to wait - if they can hang on.


            1. re: Bill Hunt

              Hunt, I've read WAY too many of your erudite posts to even think of letting you consider Oceana as a dining option. Trust me on this one, I have inside scoop: you do not want to put ANYTHING in your mouth that comes out of that kitchen. 'Nuff said.

              1. re: sanglier

                Two years ago at the behest of a nephew, I checked out the place as a possibility for an after wedding family brunch site. I did not make it into the middle of the first room...saw way too much and got out.

                1. re: TaTee

                  Wow, that does not sound good, at any level.



                2. re: sanglier

                  I thank you for that info, and also your concern.

                  Sorry to hear the state of affairs, as I always want a "good" NOLA restaurant to do well, prosper, and be around for decades. The others, well they deserve to fade away.