The Italian Barrel

$$$ • Italian, Wine Bar

1240 Decatur St, New Orleans
(504) 569-0198


Take-Out/Delivery Options


Reviews for The Italian Barrel

I LOVED this restaurant. Unfortunately, members of the service staff is ignoring rules regarding masks in the facility. In the past 2/2 visits, the staff or food hand-off person has been wearing NO mask, no gloves, NO face covering (unless you count the one dangling from their neck). I even called first both times to make sure that the entire staff was wearing masks and gloves and was assured that they were before placing my family's carry out order.. Being immunocompromised, full review
We first saw this tiny gem after a wrong turn on the east side of the French Quarter. The only reservation we could get on short notice was an outdoor table but based on the reviews it would be worth it. Unlucky for us it started thunderstorms yesterday right before our reservation and we thought all was lost. The host did everything he could to get us inside but being a small restaurant and it being fully booked there was little he could do. Luckily the rain subsided full review
You wouldn't think of an Italian joint in New Orleans for fine dining but this little restaurant has beaten the odds because its a taste of Italy without getting on a plane. The "talking menu" is the highlight here since everything on it is shipped in fresh that morning. On this special occasion my friend and I ordered two of the special appetizers, one which was a special Italian cheese was divine the other was just ok. My friend ordered one of the specials I ordered the chef' full review

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Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 11AM - 8:30PM
Thursday 11AM - 8:30PM
Friday 11AM - 8:30PM
Saturday 11AM - 8:30PM
Sunday 11AM - 8:30PM

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