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942 N. Rampart St. (St. Philip St.)
New Orleans, LA 70116
Cuisine: French / Bistro
Charming bistro in the French Quarter.
Openings: Dinner Tues.-Sat.


Meauxbar, New Orleans, LA

Meauxbar Restaurant Review:

This onetime corner grocery space was transformed into an intimate French bistro; a flourish of bright, Caribbean yellow color highlights the exterior while the interior has an Art Deco retro-stylish feel. Meauxbar’s menu is updated frequently, but the standout seafood entrée, when available, is the sea bass en papillote, steamed in parchment with shiitake mushrooms, red pepper and soy sauce. Steak frites is another classic, done with a generous ten-ounce New York strip drizzled with tarragon butter. Appetizers and small plates are every bit as enticing as the mains and include ginger crawfish dumplings in a soy dipping sauce and mac ‘n’ cheese made with goat cheese and Gruyère. Our favorite way to end the evening is with a traditional sableuse (French butter cake) soaked in Grand Marnier and topped with fresh berries. The wine list is almost exclusively French, with just a couple California and Spanish options. The owners are well-informed about their wines and eager to help with selections.

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