Petunias Restaurant

★★★★☆
29.9573 -90.0674
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504-606-9132

817 Saint Louis St

New Orleans, LA

70112

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Loved this place. I would love to know how the milk punch is made. Again, I love this place. Worth the wait. Petunias Restaurant is the best place to eat in New Orleans. Worth the wait and the milk punch was to die for. If you are in a hurry, don't bother go to McDonalds. This place rocks!

5
★★★★★

Loved this place. I would love to know how the milk punch is made. Again, I love this place. Worth the wait. Petunias Restaurant is the best place to eat in New Orleans. Worth the wait and the milk punch was to die for. If you are in a hurry, don't bother go to McDonalds. This place rocks!

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Just because stars eat there doesn't mean the food is good but the last time I was there Reese Witherspoon was at the next table.

Great crepes, great french toast but you better make reservations or you'll never get in.

A fun choice in NOLA.

5
★★★★★

Just because stars eat there doesn't mean the food is good but the last time I was there Reese Witherspoon was at the next table.

Great crepes, great french toast but you better make reservations or you'll never get in.

A fun choice in NOLA.

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i lived i NOLA for years and still visit when I can. Petunias is one of the few places that insisted on taking friends that visited. I always went for breakfast/brunch. The wait staff is anything but rude and if you timely service, New Orleans is the wrong place for you. About the only reason anyone wouldn't like this place, is if they were homophobic. Anyway, Maw Maw's cajun breakfast and a Brandy Milk Punch, is an absolute must!

4
★★★★☆

i lived i NOLA for years and still visit when I can. Petunias is one of the few places that insisted on taking friends that visited. I always went for breakfast/brunch. The wait staff is anything but rude and if you timely service, New Orleans is the wrong place for you. About the only reason anyone wouldn't like this place, is if they were homophobic. Anyway, Maw Maw's cajun breakfast and a Brandy Milk Punch, is an absolute must!

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Petunia's is slightly off the beaten path, but worth remembering how to get back!! The brunch is incredible. There is usually a waiting line so be prepared. It is well worth it. One of my favorites is Maw Maw's Cajun breakfast. It is a bowl filled with rice, eggs, spicy sausage and potatoes. My other favorite dish is the Pan Pardou. This is a delectable version of French toast. Other entrees include Eggs Benedict and a variety of enormous crepes. The cocktails available compliment each dish. The prices are very reasonable. The service is excellent and colorful. This place should not be missed.

5
★★★★★

Petunia's is slightly off the beaten path, but worth remembering how to get back!! The brunch is incredible. There is usually a waiting line so be prepared. It is well worth it. One of my favorites is Maw Maw's Cajun breakfast. It is a bowl filled with rice, eggs, spicy sausage and potatoes. My other favorite dish is the Pan Pardou. This is a delectable version of French toast. Other entrees include Eggs Benedict and a variety of enormous crepes. The cocktails available compliment each dish. The prices are very reasonable. The service is excellent and colorful. This place should not be missed.

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Every time I crave a big breakfast, I think of Petunia's and wish it was still open. After they closed, Oceana (on Conti between Royal and Boubon) hired Petunia's kitchen staff and changed their breakfast menu to compliment Petunia's menu. But I've never really had any desire to eat at Oceana because it's such a tourist trap. I'll always wish for breakfast at Petunia's.

5
★★★★★

Every time I crave a big breakfast, I think of Petunia's and wish it was still open. After they closed, Oceana (on Conti between Royal and Boubon) hired Petunia's kitchen staff and changed their breakfast menu to compliment Petunia's menu. But I've never really had any desire to eat at Oceana because it's such a tourist trap. I'll always wish for breakfast at Petunia's.

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this has been my favorite place to eat for many years the best eggs benedict in town i love yhe benedict w/fried eggplant and i ask them to top it w/ crabmeat yummmmmmmmmm

5
★★★★★

this has been my favorite place to eat for many years the best eggs benedict in town i love yhe benedict w/fried eggplant and i ask them to top it w/ crabmeat yummmmmmmmmm

Pros: everything bloody mary's

Cons: the now close at 3;00 no more late nigt crepes and tea

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It took a while, but the trojan/virus that I earlier reported was attached to the Map link for Petunia's Restaurant seems to be gone now.

4
★★★★☆

It took a while, but the trojan/virus that I earlier reported was attached to the Map link for Petunia's Restaurant seems to be gone now.

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My friends and I have been to New Orleans 3 times so far (and going again in May) and we go to Petunia's every time. We found it by accident on our first trip and don't regret it. The ambience is homey not fancy which makes it kinda charming. Dinner has always been amazing. Never had brunch so I can not comment. Waitstaff is not speedy but definately friendly. If you want to impress someone on ambience or in a rush to shovel food down your throat don't go. But if you love to savor delicious food then definately make a trip.

4
★★★★☆

My friends and I have been to New Orleans 3 times so far (and going again in May) and we go to Petunia's every time. We found it by accident on our first trip and don't regret it. The ambience is homey not fancy which makes it kinda charming. Dinner has always been amazing. Never had brunch so I can not comment. Waitstaff is not speedy but definately friendly. If you want to impress someone on ambience or in a rush to shovel food down your throat don't go. But if you love to savor delicious food then definately make a trip.

Pros: delicious cajun creole cuisine

Cons: not the fastest service

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I actually went in February '07, but never got around to doing a review! However, since it's almost February '08 and I'm still thinking about it, can you tell it was good?!! I had read in another review that the pain perdue (an amazing french toast type dish) was life changing. So, I had to have it, right? Well, I did and it was. I would fly down to New Orleans every weeked for it if I could! My boyfriend had a ham and cheddar omellette that was enormous and dellicious. The staff was friendly and the prices affordable. A great value for such memorable food!!

5
★★★★★

I actually went in February '07, but never got around to doing a review! However, since it's almost February '08 and I'm still thinking about it, can you tell it was good?!! I had read in another review that the pain perdue (an amazing french toast type dish) was life changing. So, I had to have it, right? Well, I did and it was. I would fly down to New Orleans every weeked for it if I could! My boyfriend had a ham and cheddar omellette that was enormous and dellicious. The staff was friendly and the prices affordable. A great value for such memorable food!!

Pros: Delicious Food

Cons: None

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Rude waiters, dirty place poor selection of food. Just a rip off if I've ever seen one.
Foregaboutit..........PLEASE

1
★☆☆☆☆

Rude waiters, dirty place poor selection of food. Just a rip off if I've ever seen one.
Foregaboutit..........PLEASE

Pros: NONE

Cons: Everything

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We didn't have a wait at all to get a table, which was nice, though the food did take a while to reach us. This is definitely not fine dining by any means, but for a casual (and cute) place to go for a great breakfast with hefty portions, we really enjoyed it ,despite the wait. The eggs melanzana was insanely good and the cajun sausage breakfast delicious. The only downfall to the food was that we coudln't stop eating it, and a nap was needed immediately after.

4
★★★★☆

We didn't have a wait at all to get a table, which was nice, though the food did take a while to reach us. This is definitely not fine dining by any means, but for a casual (and cute) place to go for a great breakfast with hefty portions, we really enjoyed it ,despite the wait. The eggs melanzana was insanely good and the cajun sausage breakfast delicious. The only downfall to the food was that we coudln't stop eating it, and a nap was needed immediately after.

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Let me say that I had visited Petunia's about 4 years ago for lunch. I had the asparagus crepe which was cold and had squishy stringy canned aspargus in it. You would think I would have leared my lesson. Well I went to Petunia's for breakfast with a traveling companion who insisted on going despite my protestations. But I reasoned, they couldn't possibly screw up breakfast. I was wrong. We went the morning of June 20th and here's what we got for about $30.00 including tip. We waited 10 minutes to be seated in an empty restaurant and were seated at an unset table - no napkins, silverware, no offer of water. Another 10 minutes went by before the server approached. We placed our order - I had a basic breakfast of scrambled eggs, bacon and hash browns with white toast. My companion ordered an egg and seafood concoction. Mind you that there were only two tables occupied in the restaurant and it took over 30 minutes for our order to arrive. About 15 mintues into the wait, the server came to the table to ask "Is everything OK?" Fnally breakfast arrived and for my wait I got what had obviously been an omelet that was chopped up to look like scramble eggs, undercooked bacon and hash browns that were burned with a 1/4" inedible black crust and totally soaked in grease. Everything including the toast arrived stone cold. My friend didn't fare much better - the seafood in the eggs was unrecognizable - just a mush of over overcooked who knows what from the sea. I think the server knew, because she disappeared. We left the breakfasts on the plates and asked for a check - which was the fastest thing that was served that morning. we payed and went to the all you can eat buffet breakfast for $11.50 at the Ramada on Bourbon & Toulouse. A great bargain and cooked by someone who knows how to cook. During our stay we also had breakfast at EAT on Dauphine St - just great and reasonable priced. The fried green tomatoes were terrific. Moral: Avoid Petunia's at all costs!

1
★☆☆☆☆

Let me say that I had visited Petunia's about 4 years ago for lunch. I had the asparagus crepe which was cold and had squishy stringy canned aspargus in it. You would think I would have leared my lesson. Well I went to Petunia's for breakfast with a traveling companion who insisted on going despite my protestations. But I reasoned, they couldn't possibly screw up breakfast. I was wrong. We went the morning of June 20th and here's what we got for about $30.00 including tip. We waited 10 minutes to be seated in an empty restaurant and were seated at an unset table - no napkins, silverware, no offer of water. Another 10 minutes went by before the server approached. We placed our order - I had a basic breakfast of scrambled eggs, bacon and hash browns with white toast. My companion ordered an egg and seafood concoction. Mind you that there were only two tables occupied in the restaurant and it took over 30 minutes for our order to arrive. About 15 mintues into the wait, the server came to the table to ask "Is everything OK?" Fnally breakfast arrived and for my wait I got what had obviously been an omelet that was chopped up to look like scramble eggs, undercooked bacon and hash browns that were burned with a 1/4" inedible black crust and totally soaked in grease. Everything including the toast arrived stone cold. My friend didn't fare much better - the seafood in the eggs was unrecognizable - just a mush of over overcooked who knows what from the sea. I think the server knew, because she disappeared. We left the breakfasts on the plates and asked for a check - which was the fastest thing that was served that morning. we payed and went to the all you can eat buffet breakfast for $11.50 at the Ramada on Bourbon & Toulouse. A great bargain and cooked by someone who knows how to cook. During our stay we also had breakfast at EAT on Dauphine St - just great and reasonable priced. The fried green tomatoes were terrific. Moral: Avoid Petunia's at all costs!

Pros: None

Cons: Bad service & food

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Sorry, this place just really isn't good. I saw other positive reviews on this site and thought it'd be a good place to take my mom for dinner. It ended up being one of the least satisfying $20 meals I've had in a while. I was looking forward to the infamous crepes...what I got was closer to an omelette, and not in a good way. The thing was smothered with cheddar cheese (fine for nachoes, but not for a crepe); underneath was mushy, canned asparagus and mediocre ham. Mom got 'cajun fish' which may have actually come from a body of water at some point, but had since been preseasoned, precooked, frozen, and re-cooked. The result was a texture more akin to chicken and less like the flaky, delicious fish one might expect in New Orleans. The only good points: our server was nice and the mashed potatoes were pretty good, at least compared to the rest of the meal.

2
★★☆☆☆

Sorry, this place just really isn't good. I saw other positive reviews on this site and thought it'd be a good place to take my mom for dinner. It ended up being one of the least satisfying $20 meals I've had in a while. I was looking forward to the infamous crepes...what I got was closer to an omelette, and not in a good way. The thing was smothered with cheddar cheese (fine for nachoes, but not for a crepe); underneath was mushy, canned asparagus and mediocre ham. Mom got 'cajun fish' which may have actually come from a body of water at some point, but had since been preseasoned, precooked, frozen, and re-cooked. The result was a texture more akin to chicken and less like the flaky, delicious fish one might expect in New Orleans. The only good points: our server was nice and the mashed potatoes were pretty good, at least compared to the rest of the meal.

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My fiance and I went to Petunia's this past Sunday, and it was a terrible experience. First of all, as we were lined up outside the restaurant waiting for a table, a narcotics deal was happening across the street. Minutes later, a gentleman patron of a fine drinking establishment was kicked out into the street, where he subsequently decided to shout at Petunia's customers about this injustice. Keep in mind this about 10 a.m. Finally our name gets called and we head into the restaurant, whereupon we're seated without silverware or waters. I notice that everything on the menu is $12-15, which doesn't correspond to the ambiance of the setting - food must be incredible, right? Well, unfortunately we'll never know. Sitting in the restaurant for more than ten minutes without anyone approaching us, we considered just leaving and trying to rectify our morning elsewhere. When a waiter finally did arrive, he was covered in sweat, casting a mean halitosis over our table. No apologies for the wait, just "we're having trouble getting our napkins washed... can I start you with some drinks?" We asked for waters and then made our break out of the restaurant after he left. There's no way I'm paying upwards of $40-50 to have such a distasteful presentation and overall dining experience. If you like fearing for your life, atrocious service, bad breath and sweat, then by all means, this is your place. If you don't, consider the place we went to afterwards, Bacco, which has a brunch for the same price and is leagues more comfortable.

1
★☆☆☆☆

My fiance and I went to Petunia's this past Sunday, and it was a terrible experience. First of all, as we were lined up outside the restaurant waiting for a table, a narcotics deal was happening across the street. Minutes later, a gentleman patron of a fine drinking establishment was kicked out into the street, where he subsequently decided to shout at Petunia's customers about this injustice. Keep in mind this about 10 a.m. Finally our name gets called and we head into the restaurant, whereupon we're seated without silverware or waters. I notice that everything on the menu is $12-15, which doesn't correspond to the ambiance of the setting - food must be incredible, right? Well, unfortunately we'll never know. Sitting in the restaurant for more than ten minutes without anyone approaching us, we considered just leaving and trying to rectify our morning elsewhere. When a waiter finally did arrive, he was covered in sweat, casting a mean halitosis over our table. No apologies for the wait, just "we're having trouble getting our napkins washed... can I start you with some drinks?" We asked for waters and then made our break out of the restaurant after he left. There's no way I'm paying upwards of $40-50 to have such a distasteful presentation and overall dining experience. If you like fearing for your life, atrocious service, bad breath and sweat, then by all means, this is your place. If you don't, consider the place we went to afterwards, Bacco, which has a brunch for the same price and is leagues more comfortable.

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My boyfriend and I went for Brunch the Monday after Jazz Fest. We got there around 1 and waited in a line outside the joint for about 35 minutes. He walked next door and got a bloody mary while we waited at a locals bar. By the time we got to the front, there were a few empty tables and still had to wait to be allowed inside. The staff was not very professional whatsoever, in fact when I thanked one for a menu he responded with "it's cool". We had to ask for waters three times before we received them. Out waitress did not know the prices of the wine. When we did order some, they said they couldn't find it. So we oredered the house champagne, which was bubbly, but warm. I got the St. Louis, which was good, and my boyfriend the Pain Perdu, which was good as well. NOTHING SPECTACULAR. And with a wait staff that was neither knowledgable or friendly, we will not be returning.

1
★☆☆☆☆

My boyfriend and I went for Brunch the Monday after Jazz Fest. We got there around 1 and waited in a line outside the joint for about 35 minutes. He walked next door and got a bloody mary while we waited at a locals bar. By the time we got to the front, there were a few empty tables and still had to wait to be allowed inside. The staff was not very professional whatsoever, in fact when I thanked one for a menu he responded with "it's cool". We had to ask for waters three times before we received them. Out waitress did not know the prices of the wine. When we did order some, they said they couldn't find it. So we oredered the house champagne, which was bubbly, but warm. I got the St. Louis, which was good, and my boyfriend the Pain Perdu, which was good as well. NOTHING SPECTACULAR. And with a wait staff that was neither knowledgable or friendly, we will not be returning.

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I am a Louisiana native and this food is fabulous- truly New Orleans! I had the St. Louis, which is a crabmeat benedict. The crabmeat was extremely fresh and flavorful. Others that I dined with also enjoyed their brunch. The portions are outstanding- it was way too much for just me. The only downside was the wait. I went on a Tuesday day- and our brunch took well over 45 minutes after ordering. But I had the BEST bloddy mary while I waited- It was a well-rounded spicy bloody- happy it was recommended to me. I highly recommend Petunia's if you are looking for a laid-back restaurant.

3
★★★☆☆

I am a Louisiana native and this food is fabulous- truly New Orleans! I had the St. Louis, which is a crabmeat benedict. The crabmeat was extremely fresh and flavorful. Others that I dined with also enjoyed their brunch. The portions are outstanding- it was way too much for just me. The only downside was the wait. I went on a Tuesday day- and our brunch took well over 45 minutes after ordering. But I had the BEST bloddy mary while I waited- It was a well-rounded spicy bloody- happy it was recommended to me. I highly recommend Petunia's if you are looking for a laid-back restaurant.

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we came in on those rare cold cold New Orleans night. We wanted to be seated in the corner (every table was free) but were told those were reserved. We were seated right next to the door and shivered in cold every time the door opened. Needless to say, by the time we left, no one occupied any of the "reserved" tables. When asked about it, we were told those did not show up and one of the groups who came right after us were seated in a different location so there was plenty of opportunity to seat us there. The food was great. We had the best gumbo we had in town and by far the best crawfish entoufee. Fried seafood was good. The seafood pasta (signature dish) was a bit overrated. The mixed drinks had very artificial flavor (porch sipper and sinful shirley) so I would recommend going with your own favorites instead.

4
★★★★☆

we came in on those rare cold cold New Orleans night. We wanted to be seated in the corner (every table was free) but were told those were reserved. We were seated right next to the door and shivered in cold every time the door opened. Needless to say, by the time we left, no one occupied any of the "reserved" tables. When asked about it, we were told those did not show up and one of the groups who came right after us were seated in a different location so there was plenty of opportunity to seat us there. The food was great. We had the best gumbo we had in town and by far the best crawfish entoufee. Fried seafood was good. The seafood pasta (signature dish) was a bit overrated. The mixed drinks had very artificial flavor (porch sipper and sinful shirley) so I would recommend going with your own favorites instead.

Pros: good food

Cons: artificial tasting drinks

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well worth going out of your way for,.... The kitchen staff was short handed the last day we ate here. from the line to get in until the check was paid was two hours and thirty minutes, WELL worth THE WAIT. Even the tourist who were first timers left happy and stuffed. Awesome food, Excellent service, No place stays in business serving the public for 25+ years without great quality stuff!!!
The 3 egg omelet is more like a dozen egg omelet,.. the bacon is piled high,.. the lost New Orleans (French Toast) is outstanding,.. the crepes are 2 die for,... Must eat here

5
★★★★★

well worth going out of your way for,.... The kitchen staff was short handed the last day we ate here. from the line to get in until the check was paid was two hours and thirty minutes, WELL worth THE WAIT. Even the tourist who were first timers left happy and stuffed. Awesome food, Excellent service, No place stays in business serving the public for 25+ years without great quality stuff!!!
The 3 egg omelet is more like a dozen egg omelet,.. the bacon is piled high,.. the lost New Orleans (French Toast) is outstanding,.. the crepes are 2 die for,... Must eat here

Pros: IT's all Outstanding

Cons: not one

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Petunia's is a great place for brunch. We didn't have to wait at all, service was great, and the food was unbeatable! The waiter (thankfully) suggested that two of us share the bananas foster crepes - which were incredible - although more a dessert than a breakfast item (they were kind of like an ice cream burrito). The restaurant is adorable - small, intimate environment. My friends had some eggs benedict dishes that were also amazing. Highly recommended! Wish I had found Petunia's on my first day in NO instead of my last.

5
★★★★★

Petunia's is a great place for brunch. We didn't have to wait at all, service was great, and the food was unbeatable! The waiter (thankfully) suggested that two of us share the bananas foster crepes - which were incredible - although more a dessert than a breakfast item (they were kind of like an ice cream burrito). The restaurant is adorable - small, intimate environment. My friends had some eggs benedict dishes that were also amazing. Highly recommended! Wish I had found Petunia's on my first day in NO instead of my last.

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Their crapes are huge and their seafood pasta with cream sauce and andouille sausage is to die for. They have some "interesting" waiters here, and one even took me up stairs to tour the house.

5
★★★★★

Their crapes are huge and their seafood pasta with cream sauce and andouille sausage is to die for. They have some "interesting" waiters here, and one even took me up stairs to tour the house.

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I recommended this restaurant to several groups of friends that traveled to the Quarter after we had returned, and they all had the same amazing experience that we had on our trip. If you find yourself in the quarter - this is definitely the place to go!

5
★★★★★

I recommended this restaurant to several groups of friends that traveled to the Quarter after we had returned, and they all had the same amazing experience that we had on our trip. If you find yourself in the quarter - this is definitely the place to go!

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I have never had a bad meal here. Tucked away a half block off Bourbon St. on Saint Louis St., just look for the pink sign. The dining room area is in what used to a residence. The food is excellent (gumbo, crawfish etouffee, po' boys, and a large selection of giant crepes). It can be little pricey though.

5
★★★★★

I have never had a bad meal here. Tucked away a half block off Bourbon St. on Saint Louis St., just look for the pink sign. The dining room area is in what used to a residence. The food is excellent (gumbo, crawfish etouffee, po' boys, and a large selection of giant crepes). It can be little pricey though.

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The cajun breakfast is the best breakfast I have ever had, anywhere. There may be a line, but wait, it's worth it. I can't speak about lunch, we never had it, and it's true, the ambience is lacking, but the food more than makes up for it. There was no smoking allowed when we were there, so again, I can't comment.

4
★★★★☆

The cajun breakfast is the best breakfast I have ever had, anywhere. There may be a line, but wait, it's worth it. I can't speak about lunch, we never had it, and it's true, the ambience is lacking, but the food more than makes up for it. There was no smoking allowed when we were there, so again, I can't comment.

Pros: breakfast

Cons: ambience

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My husband and I went around 11:30 on a Sunday and were seated after about a 20-30 min wait (stood in line outside). The food was VERY good, but decor was on the tacky side and people were smoking all around us with little ventilation.

4
★★★★☆

My husband and I went around 11:30 on a Sunday and were seated after about a 20-30 min wait (stood in line outside). The food was VERY good, but decor was on the tacky side and people were smoking all around us with little ventilation.

Pros: great breakfast!, friendly staff

Cons: smoky, small

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Judging from the previous reviews, this place must be better for breakfast. Had lunch there Thursday afternoon. The decor was quaint and inviting. I started by ordering the soup of the day, but the waiter brought me a cup of gumbo. He disappeared for a while so I decided to eat the gumbo, it was fine, just not what I ordered. For lunch we ordered the traditional Jambalaya and the Succulent Shrimp Barataria - gulf shrimp smothered in a curry dill sauce. The Jambalaya was good, but in New Orleans it's easy to be a critic with so many versions to sample. I thought it had a nice smokiness, but lacked something. My shrimp dish was okay, but the shrimp were a bit mealy. We also had a side of okra, which was pretty flavorless. Not a terrible meal, but not a great one. My recommendation: go there for breakfast.

3
★★★☆☆

Judging from the previous reviews, this place must be better for breakfast. Had lunch there Thursday afternoon. The decor was quaint and inviting. I started by ordering the soup of the day, but the waiter brought me a cup of gumbo. He disappeared for a while so I decided to eat the gumbo, it was fine, just not what I ordered. For lunch we ordered the traditional Jambalaya and the Succulent Shrimp Barataria - gulf shrimp smothered in a curry dill sauce. The Jambalaya was good, but in New Orleans it's easy to be a critic with so many versions to sample. I thought it had a nice smokiness, but lacked something. My shrimp dish was okay, but the shrimp were a bit mealy. We also had a side of okra, which was pretty flavorless. Not a terrible meal, but not a great one. My recommendation: go there for breakfast.

Pros: Air conditioned, Decor

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Prior to leaving for a family reunion in New Orleans this week, I read the reviews about Petunias and was determined to get there. Finally, on Saturday morning, I was able to break away from the pack and strike out on my own with two new friends -- none of us a related to the reunion family, but are all friends who go way back. A trip to Petunias was wonderful. We got there early and there were only two people ahead of us. The wait was about 5 minutes. We looked over the tantalizing menu and two of us chose that day's special/ Every morsel of the red beans and andouille omelet was delicious. I was leery about the beans at first, but the meal and the service could not have been better. I plan to return to Nawlin's and I will definitely return to Petunias.

5
★★★★★

Prior to leaving for a family reunion in New Orleans this week, I read the reviews about Petunias and was determined to get there. Finally, on Saturday morning, I was able to break away from the pack and strike out on my own with two new friends -- none of us a related to the reunion family, but are all friends who go way back. A trip to Petunias was wonderful. We got there early and there were only two people ahead of us. The wait was about 5 minutes. We looked over the tantalizing menu and two of us chose that day's special/ Every morsel of the red beans and andouille omelet was delicious. I was leery about the beans at first, but the meal and the service could not have been better. I plan to return to Nawlin's and I will definitely return to Petunias.

Pros: prices, menu variety, cute townhouse

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We came here after reading a good review in Frommers and in their chat rooms. We weren't disappointed. The French toast (pain perdu) was AMAZING. P.S. don't use any syrup on it because it would be a crime! It was perfect as is. The egg dishes were also good. The table next to us had one of their famous massive crepes. It came out with all this whipped cream (homemade, it appeared) on it and filled with fruit and I was instantly jealous. Waiters were also delightful. Highly recommend!

5
★★★★★

We came here after reading a good review in Frommers and in their chat rooms. We weren't disappointed. The French toast (pain perdu) was AMAZING. P.S. don't use any syrup on it because it would be a crime! It was perfect as is. The egg dishes were also good. The table next to us had one of their famous massive crepes. It came out with all this whipped cream (homemade, it appeared) on it and filled with fruit and I was instantly jealous. Waiters were also delightful. Highly recommend!

Pros: Cheap, Atmosphere, Pain perdu

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We ate here for brunch. We came at 1pm on a Friday, there were approximately 10 folks in line ahead of us. The seating area is small, so there is often a wait, but the line moves fast (and its worth the wait). The food is tasty, the portions large, and the ambiance delightful. If you have a sweet tooth try the french toast. You don't even need syrup, it's wonderful!

5
★★★★★

We ate here for brunch. We came at 1pm on a Friday, there were approximately 10 folks in line ahead of us. The seating area is small, so there is often a wait, but the line moves fast (and its worth the wait). The food is tasty, the portions large, and the ambiance delightful. If you have a sweet tooth try the french toast. You don't even need syrup, it's wonderful!

Pros: large portions, good food, nice ambience

Cons: often line to get in

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The food is fabulous and priced right. Not your average eggs and bacon, the Creole and Cajun flavors come out wonderfully and when you would least expect it, At Breakfast! For breakfast or brunch try their Cajun sausage or one of their delicious benedicts dripping in to die for hollandaise. For those of you who had one too many the night before don't forget one of their memorable Mimosas or bold Bloody Marys. Located right off of Bourbon in a true historic quarter home turned restaurant.

5
★★★★★

The food is fabulous and priced right. Not your average eggs and bacon, the Creole and Cajun flavors come out wonderfully and when you would least expect it, At Breakfast! For breakfast or brunch try their Cajun sausage or one of their delicious benedicts dripping in to die for hollandaise. For those of you who had one too many the night before don't forget one of their memorable Mimosas or bold Bloody Marys. Located right off of Bourbon in a true historic quarter home turned restaurant.

Pros: Very Nawlin's, Great Location, Cajun Breakfast Delux

Cons: Not Many Tables, May Have To Wait, Only In Nawlin's

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Comfort food? Try their Bananas Foster - but you'll need to bring a friend to share it with! Everything we've tried was excellent, but have to make at least one special trip just for this dessert every time - sometimes it's even the excuse to visit New Orleans again...

5
★★★★★

Comfort food? Try their Bananas Foster - but you'll need to bring a friend to share it with! Everything we've tried was excellent, but have to make at least one special trip just for this dessert every time - sometimes it's even the excuse to visit New Orleans again...

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Petunias is a well-kept secret. We ate there four times this past visit. Once for dinner and the rest for breakfast. It felt like dining in one's own dining/breakfast nook. The service was friendly and accomodating. The breakfasts are great - try the french toast. Eggs benedict were the best I've had and compared to Brennan's ($26), was a bargain.
For dinner we had fish. The shrimp creole was delicious though the shrimp were a little too cooked. Try the banana's foster flambe for dessert. This is a great little place!

5
★★★★★

Petunias is a well-kept secret. We ate there four times this past visit. Once for dinner and the rest for breakfast. It felt like dining in one's own dining/breakfast nook. The service was friendly and accomodating. The breakfasts are great - try the french toast. Eggs benedict were the best I've had and compared to Brennan's ($26), was a bargain.
For dinner we had fish. The shrimp creole was delicious though the shrimp were a little too cooked. Try the banana's foster flambe for dessert. This is a great little place!

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