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

Sylvain

625 Chartres St. (Toulouse St.) Send to Phone
504-265-8123 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
The gastropub movement thrives at Sylvain in the French Quarter.
Your Opinion
Add your own review

Local Deals: 120 * 90

Cuisine
Open
Lunch Fri.-Sat., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sun.
Open late Fri.-Sat.
Features

* Click here for rating key

Dining room at Sylvain, New Orleans, LA

Sylvain Restaurant Review

: Sylvain takes its name from a 1796 comic opera that premiered in New Orleans, and the former carriage house in which it resides was built that same year. Sylvain is the brainchild of Manhattan transplant Sean McCusker, who used as many antiques and as much recycled wood as possible from the old La Marquise bakery that once occupied this structure. Sylvain’s wine list is ever-evolving and constructed on the safe side, but patrons may bring in their own wines for a moderate corkage fee. A cocktail enjoyed in the lush, secluded courtyard also is an option. Though the focus is on spirits, the food is tasty, too. Try the confit duck leg and grilled garlic sausage, or go for the roasted Texas quail with cornbread stuffing. Be good to yourself at the end of the meal with a chocolate pot de crème or an Abita root beer float. Or, finish your wine with an artisan cheese plate.

User Ratings & Reviews for Sylvain
 



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.