Muriels Jackson Square

Muriels Jackson Square
801 Chartres St.
New Orleans, LA 70116
http://www.muriels.com/html/menus.html

They have a 2 course lunch special for $16.95 and a 3 course dinner special for $30 which are pretty good deals considering how expensive everything is on their menu. The location is great too for walking around Jackson Square.

I had the shrimp creole (Louisiana shrimp simmered in classic New Orleans creole sauce served with rice) and the house salad. The shrimp was cooked nicely but the sauce was a little too sweet for me. At first when I saw it, I thought it was a sweet and sour sauce from a Chinese restaurant (the taste was similar but not the same). I think I had built up in my mind a different dish and was sorely disappointed with what the waitress brought out.

Speaking of the waitress, she was a bit snooty and not very friendly.

My fellow foodie had the Blackened Mississippi Catfish which she said was cooked to a perfect flaky composition. Although the sauce was Crystal hot sauce I think the chef add sugar to it because both of us were surprised at how sweet the dish was. She also had the seafood gumbo which was ok, little lacking in andouille sausage.

I had such high hopes for this place. sigh.

bread with a hint of some spice in it

house salad with a very mild blue cheese

Shrimp Creole

seafood gumbo

Blackened catfish

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About julia521

I'm a food aficionado with an interest in photography. Most of my restaurants will be in New Orleans as I will be here over the next few years. Every now and then you will see a post from Boston or Philadelphia too!
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