Roberts Gumbo Shop

Top 4% of restaurants in New Orleans
7 / 10

6 expert reviews

“You can "soak up the essence" of New Orleans at this 1940s-founded French Quarter "institution" where the "excellent gumbo" has "flavor, texture and spice".”

– Zagat

Fodor's Fodor's
"Even given a few modern touches—like the vegetarian gumbo offered daily—this place evokes a sense of old New Orleans." Full review
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
"For an unabashed tourist trap, Gumbo Shop (a) does pretty good gumbo, and (b) gets a fair amount of respect from locals." Full review
Gayot Gayot
"For those who visit the city aiming to eat "€œreal New Orleans food,"€ Gumbo Shop may be the place to target." Full review
Not For Tourists Not For Tourists
"Touristy. Good place to take your milquetoast visitors."
Where Where
"Housed in a circa-1794 building, the Gumbo Shop features traditional and contemporary Creole cuisine, including several types of gumbos, étouffée, jambalaya and other Louisiana favorites." Full review