Ratings: 7 | Reviews: 5 | Display Reviews Only:
4.44/5 rDev +9.1%
This place is a classic old-style fishhouse styled restaurant with loads of dark woods and tiles. The bar is big and can seat about 15, but on the corner of the bar is a seafood display that will get your mouth watering. Some oyster shuckers work behind the bar too. Tables are a bit cramped on the floor by the bar, but more spacious in the back dining room, which has a nice view into the kitchen.
There were 6 beers on draft - 3 brewed for them and Stella, Harpoon, and Parish Brewing's Canebrake. There were 12 bottles on the list that had beers from Brooklyn, Anchor, St. Arnold, Shipyard, and Abita. I had the house altbier which was good.
Service is top notch here as expected in a more upscale restaurant, and the food was extremely good and satisfying. We enjoyed frog legs, gumbo, burgers, and rib eye steak.
If you want to get out of the French Quarter and enjoy some great food with a decent beer selection this should be on your list of places to visit.
05-13-2014 15:22:17 | More by Gavage
3.23/5 rDev -20.6%
Hopped over here on whim with a friend. Food was outstanding. Beer selection a bit slim but all was tasty. Heiner Brau is a lovely set and worked well with the food we ordered which was a selection of pate, presskopf, & rillette; as well as a very lovely burger.
03-14-2014 03:14:42 | More by Cocktailsntomas
3.98/5 rDev -2.2%
Stopped in for happy hour on the walk from the French Quarter to the Superdome for the Sugar Bowl.
The 25 cent P&J oysters were the best oysters I've ever had. Not to mention 12 of them for $3. The wife had a roasted beet salad and frites.
I sampled all three house brews, Mardi Gras fest beer (cream ale), blonde, and amber, and a Spaten Optimator. The only beer that appealed to me was the blonde. Not a cream ale fan at all.
The other taps were Stella and Schneider Weisse.
This is easily the most upscale and nicest beer-forward establishment that I've been to in New Orleans. Since it was happy hour (3-6), our bill was a measly $31.
01-05-2010 02:33:01 | More by Yetiman420
3.93/5 rDev -3.4%
Located in the Hilton, Luke's has great old world charm. It looks well worn with scuffed hardwood floors, wood walls and a nice back bar.
There are two rooms that make-up the space. There is a bar room in front and a dining room with an exposed kitchen in the rear.
The bar sits about 12 and they have nice display of iced oysters, shellfish, etc to whet your appetite.
They have a great happy hour. It runs everyday from 3 to 6 and includes 25-cent oysters and 1/2 price beer.
Speaking of beer, they offer 8 beers on tap including three "house" options (I went with the tasty seasonal Marzen). The bottled list includes a heavy does of European (primarily Belgium & German) & US Micro options. Tap beers were regularly priced at $4.50.
The service was incredibly friendly but pretty slow. I was in no real hurry, but may have been frustrated if I was really thirsty...
The food is fantastic. While they have some local dishes, the menu is definitely bistro focused. Portions are decent sized and the sides are fantastic.
I will be back to visit next time I'm in NOLA.
12-21-2009 18:38:35 | More by Redrover
4.18/5 rDev +2.7%
With a baby boy at home named Luke, we were immediately intrigued walking by yesterday. And when learned this was a John Besh restaurant, we put Luke on the radar.
Lump crab asparagus omelette with fromage blanc. So light, so fresh and flavorful. Kelly chose the chicken & waffles, accompanied with a side of local mayhaw syrup and a side of Benton Farms bacon, mushroom, onion gravy. The perfectly fried buttermilk chicken breast with gravy was a homerun.
Pretty good, clean beer list for this food forward bistro. Grimbergen, Schneider Weisse, Stella & 3 house made brews on tap. Over 30 in the bottle...lots of Belgians.
The service was very good. We walked I around 1040 and the hostess said they were now serving lunch. We thought about leaving, but were
06-19-2009 17:05:06 | More by RustyDiamond
Lüke in New Orleans, LA
- out of 100 based on 7 ratings.