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Boxing Room

399 Grove St. (Gough St.) Send to Phone
415-430-6590 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Boxing Room satisfies with its modern friendliness and dedication to traditional New Orleans and Southern Louisiana fare.
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Cuisine
Open
Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
Open late Fri.-Sat.
Features
  • Valet parking
  • Dress code: Casual dressy
  • Reservations suggested

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Boxing Room Restaurant Review

: Boxing Room beckons with impossibly high ceilings and caramel colored fir walls. Beyond its modern fixtures and ambience are homey touches such as a large blackboard listing a selection of beer, oysters on the half shell and daily specials. Owned by the Absinthe Group (Absinthe Brasserie & Bar, Arlequin, Comstock Saloon), the restaurant is an homage to New Orleans and Southern Louisiana cooking. Chef Justin Simoneaux isn’t reinventing traditional dishes, he’s refining them. This means a carefully curated ingredient list and quality local produce. You could easily fill up on the selection of raw and charbroiled oysters, hushpuppies and deep-fried alligator with rémoulade. But if you brought your appetite, go big. There’s gumbo, etouffée and smothered okra with Gulf shrimp. Try a seafood po’ boy (catfish, shrimp or oyster) with house-made tartar sauce, or fried chicken that arrives piled on buttermilk mashed potatoes with gravy. This food begs for beer, but wine is available on tap or by the carafe, pitcher or bottle. Dessert offerings lean Southern and a bit heavy, but you can’t go wrong with a scoop of bourbon ice cream. A "plate lunch special" offers value with an entrée, side, dessert and beverage for $15 (also available for carry out).

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