Did not live up to expectations
by tdg on 3/10/12
Had heard great things about Antoine's and was expecting a great meal and service. Nothing was wrong with either, but both were very average. Seems as though they rely on history to excuse mediocre food and service. Waiter forgot my soup order and I had to beg them to offer me another drink. I've had much better meals in the Quarter for less money. I will say that the atmosphere is good, but that does not replace food and service for me.
Antoine's great service
by xray on 12/24/11
Gary is usually our waiter at Antoine's. The service and food quality is great. Going to a restaurant that has been running since before the Civil War is always a treat.
by lsuaudio on 1/18/11
Went over the weekend. What a great atmosphere. Sat in the "Dungeon" room. Service and food were both great. Best escargot I've had. Also recommend souffle potatoes and the Baked Alaska for dessert!
Antoines Soiree with Champage pairing; a bargain for $50
by BabsTheTiger on 8/3/10
The waiters greeted us with souffle potatoes,champagne flowing,and a jazz band playing. My favorite oysters foch with toast points,filet with mushrooms,marchand de vin sauce,crabmeat ravigote and many other appetizers were served. A great time was had by all.
An oldie but goodie
by iluvdatiger on 7/1/10
I have eaten at Antoine's with a group as small as 4 and a group as large as a 150 person rehearsal dinner. I recall both meals went really well and the food was delicious and I almost considered having my rehearsal dinner here until I went to Restaurant August. They have so many different themed cool rooms to dine in. If you are looking for nice french creole cuisine, this is a good place to start. They make a big deal out of their dessert Alaska Antoine but I didn't think it was anything fabulous.
A bit antiquated, but still pretty good
by LSUDav7 on 7/1/10
Truly old school NOLA, don't be expecting to be pampered. I dig the place, and they make some of the best old-fashioned's around.
by Edge on 5/18/10
Antoine’s has always been a fine dining tradition in New Orleans with excellent food, wonderful atmosphere and great service (if you know your waiter). However, Antoine’s has seldom been considered easy on the wallet. With the $20.10 special for a three course lunch and with $0.25 martinis, Antoine’s is offering a bit of a bargain for some period of time.
While the lunch special menu limited our selection, there were still good choices (e.g., Starters – soup, salad or a sample of three baked oysters; Entrees – shrimp and grits, chicken or a veal dish; Desserts - cheesecake, peach melba or bread pudding). We also mixed in one or two appetizers from the menu to balance the limitation with the special menu.
We dined at Antoine on a Saturday and had a delightful, leisurely lunch with quite a few martinis. Our overall dining experience was excellent. If you plan to partake in the martini special, it is suggested that you leave your afternoon open.
good deal at lunch
by tiger789 on 3/14/10
Had lunch on a friday a few weeks ago. Reasonable cost at lunch and everything tasted good. Inexpensive martini as well. The service was good and we were made to feel welcome. Will go again.