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Dante's Kitchen

736 Dante St. (Leake Ave.) Send to Phone
504-861-3121 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
A favorite with local chefs on their day off, Dante’s Kitchen is intimate and informal.
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Dinner Wed.-Mon., Brunch Sat.-Sun.
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Dining room at Dante's Kitchen, New Orleans, LA

Dante's Kitchen Restaurant Review

: Ask many of the city’s best chefs where they like to eat on their day off, and they’re likely to mention Dante’s Kitchen. The place has the urban chic feel of a SoHo café or a downtown San Francisco eatery. Occupying an old house near the Mississippi River levee, this 70-seat restaurant has an informal ambience, with a covered terrace, a small private dining room and an airy bar. A veteran of Commander's Palace, owner and chef Emmanuel Loubier takes a California approach to Creole cooking, so grains, aromatic vegetables and herbs inform much of the repertoire. At the same time, even ordinary side dishes get the local touch, such as sweet potatoes with a nip of Barq's, a New Orleans original root beer. The house version of low country shrimp and grits is complemented by andouille red-eye gravy. Brunch is a mainstay for area diners, largely because of such dishes as bread pudding french toast and Brie omelets. The wine list isn’t extensive, but it covers all the necessary bases. For dessert, we suggest the “Gain a Pound Chocolate Cake” with chocolate chip ricotta, chocolate peanut butter sauce, fig jam, and cocoa candied peanuts.

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Dante's Hell
by EmmaNOLA on Tue Jul 07, 2009 9:06 am
 
I guess that one sees "Commanders" and automatically thinks of great food. Well, don't waste your time or money going to Dante's. Over priced, ordinary food and poor service. We had a party of 5 for brunch. Two of our orders were completely wrong and as a result, we were all eating at different times. The "BLTE" (bacon, lettuce, tomato, egg) sandwich had 2 pieces of bacon and 2 slices of tomato. After we paid the bill, which had a 25% gratuity added, we were stopped at the door by the manager who told us that we were given the wrong bill and that we owed additional money and a tip. After we paid the bill and tipped 20% the manager did absolutely nothing to accommodate us for their mistake. A truly horrendous experience, not to mention the ordinary, over priced food.
 
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