Mandina's Restaurant

Cajun / Creole, Italian, Seafood
$ $
3800 Canal St (S. Cortez St.)
New Orleans, LA 70119
11:00am - 9:30pm
11:00am - 9:30pm
11:00am - 9:30pm
11:00am - 9:30pm
11:00am - 10:00pm
11:00am - 10:00pm
12:00pm - 9:00pm



  • A Canal Street institution drawing patrons for lunch and dinner, Mandinas menu is creole and Italian, offering fried seafood, po boys, sandwiches, and Italian classics. [Eater 38 Member]
  • The soft shell crab is amazing
  • Best turtle everything!
  • This Creole-Italian stalwart serves daube over spaghetti on Wednesdays
  • The onion rings are is the turtle soup!
  • Turtle soup au sherry
  • Calamari was AWESOME
  • Service is pretty slow .. Been here 20min and server hasn't asked my drinks order:(
  • This Mardi Gras season try the Turtle soup and Crawfish etouffee. Its a Saturday special in Italian-Creole at this downhome standby.
  • the plates are enormous, split with friends, or get a few smaller items if you are by yourself
  • The gumbo is OMG good!
  • Delicious gumbo and poboys! Friendly and efficient staff even when theyre exhausted after Mardi Gras. It wasnt a planned stop so it was a pleasant surprise!
  • I got the Wednesday special- stuffed bell pepper and it was amazing! Also not expensive and very generous portions
  • Turtle soup and soft shell crab were outstanding!
  • Midday Old Fashioned, in honor of Aunt Gretchen, with a shrimp po'boy.
  • Eggplant sticks wt marinara sauce !!
  • Seafood gumbo with garlic bread is a must.
  • Delicious turtle soup and seafood gumbo. Fried plates were alright.
  • Portions are enormous
  • Big servings! Try the daily specials. You can't go wrong with the NOLA cuisine standards. Family friendly.

Nearby places

214 N Carrollton Ave
800 Decatur St (at The French Market)
228 Poydras St (at Poydras St)