Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

Mena's Palace

200 Chartres St. (Iberville St.) Send to Phone
504-525-0217 | Order Now! | Menu
Affordable, convenient Mena's is a French Quarter mainstay.
Your Opinion
Add your own review


 
Local Deals: 120 * 90

Cuisine
Open
Breakfast & Lunch daily
Features

* Click here for rating key

  • 3.5 star rating
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
3.5 rating over 3 reviews

Mena's Palace Restaurant Review

: Mena’s is that little neighborhood joint that you find in Anytown, USA, except here the calling card is the down-home Louisiana cooking. Unless wallboard and neutral white paint have suddenly become fashionable, the single dining room, flanked by a long, TV-equipped bar, is similarly staid in its aspect. None of this diminishes the value of Mena's as a prime source of decent eats at low prices. Red beans and rice, shrimp stew and chicken-fried steak are as frequent at Mena’s as at any restaurant of its size in town. Gumbo, fried chicken, hamburger steak and stuffed crab are among the headliners. Almost everything comes with french fries and a salad. Table service is swift and appropriately chummy. Desserts are pretty basic, but tasty: pecan pie, apple pie and bread pudding with rum sauce. The wine list is fairly straightforward as well, while the popular quaff is the Bloody Mary.

User Ratings & Reviews for Mena's Palace
 



RESTAURANT AWARDS 2014

Check out the 2014 edition of GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Issue, which features the Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S., Rising Chefs and more.