Mr B's Bistro
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- 98%Luxury Travelers
- 84%Business Travelers
- 84%Local Culture
- 51%Spiritual Seekers
- 51%History Buffs
Member Reviews (12)
- Mr B's BistroMar 08, 2014
One of the top restaurants in New Orleans, owned by Cindy Brennan, who I know from college (LSU). It's right across from the Monteleone Hotel on Royal St. Order the Barbecue Shrimp- their specialty!
- Mr B's BistroMember ofLocal CultureBudget TravelersBusiness Travelers+ 3Feb 11, 2014
Mr. B, aka Brennan, is the most notable name of all New Orlean's cuisine. The family's influence has started an empire that reaches even Anaheim on the west coast (Ralph Brennan's Jazz Kitchen in Downtown Disney). Somehow we decided to start at the upper part of the $ scale, but it was a good choice and don't regret it one bit. As with most fancier places in New Orleans, the faire is typically creole with the BBQ Shrimp taking top notability. We also sampled a bit of the soups in the sampler, but discovered that sticking to creole would be the best choice here. It's pricier than most, yes, but the flavor is classic. Your fellow diners will be mostly compromised of tourists such as yourselves. This is New Orleans so really everyone here is in good spirits. I also can't help but notice that most of the people here looked like they just came off a boat though so wear your boating caps accordingly.
-=-Starter Baguette-=- When cutting into this all the crumbs would just pebble all over the table cloth. As a fancy place, the server will come by occasionally and scrap the crumbs off the table. The bread was super soft and they will give you another if you need it. Best to dip this in your BBQ Shrimp Sauce for maximized enjoyment.
-=-Pork Belly Appetizer-=- Pork Belly is an amazing word as it is because just the mere mention would make me want to try it. In the case of Mr. B's, it was a fatty win. Definitely my style of cut with a tender softness in every bite. This was a good way to start off the meal.
-=-Soup Sampler - Gumbo, Jambalaya, Etoufee-=- One must sample all the soups. It's the rule of travel. Nothing notable in flavor here, but rules are rules.
-=-BBQ Shrimp-=- That BBQ Shrimp Sauce was outstanding. The spice is pretty tame, but it's delicious. The BBQ here is more like a mesquite smokey runny type. I made sure to soak up every last bit with my baguette. The shrimp itself was so soft that I just bit directly into that shell. and chomped it all down. Don't eat here without trying to BBQ Shrimp.Recommended for:Luxury Travelers
- Mr B's BistroMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBusiness Travelers+ 3Mar 08, 2013
I heard great things about this place, but for me it fell a little short of expectations. My entrée was very creative - seared tuna with crayfish sauce and fried green tomatoes. Tasty but a little too rich for me. The place was noisy and felt a little too impersonal.
- Mr B's BistroMember ofLocal CultureFoodiesHistory Buffs+ 1Aug 15, 2012
At the New Orleans School of Cooking, Mr. B’s was recommended as the place to go for BBQ shrimp. So our group of six went there for lunch.
I’ll eat one shrimp, but didn’t want an entire plate, so while my dining companions were sitting with the paper bibs tied around their necks, I had the trout amandine. The dish made me think of France as it was prepared as the French would do.
The restaurant was very busy and the servers engaging making it a fun spot.
- Mr B's Bistro