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Shaya, New Orleans, LA

Shaya

4.9
4.9
4022 Reviews
$31 to $50
Israeli
Shaya restaurant marries Israeli staples with Southern flavors and modern techniques, striking a balance between innovation and tradition. Shaya approaches Israeli cuisine as a grand mosaic, drawing influence and inspiration from North Africa, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, Turkey and Greece. The contemporary menu reflects the ongoing evolution of Israeli food and celebrates the abundance of Louisiana. Shaya highlights seasonal, responsibly- and locally-sourced ingredients.

The wood-fire oven is central to both the menu and the dining experience, from the incredible homemade, wood-fired pita to vegetable-centric small plates and heartier entrees. Many of the dishes on the diverse menu are meant to be shared and enjoyed throughout many courses.

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2 people

7:00 p.m.


Booked 78 times today
Experiences are available.

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Israeli, Mediterranean

  • Hours of Operation

    Lunch Daily 11:00 am–4:00 pm Dinner Daily 4:00 pm–9:00 pm Happy Hour Mon–Fri 4:00 pm–6:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (504) 891-4213

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive Chef

    Fariz Choumali

  • Private party facilities

    Welcome your guests to one of New Orleans most popular dining experiences. Offering thoughtful service, delightful ambiance, and award-winning modern Israeli cuisine- Shaya is the perfect choice for your social or corporate event bookings.

  • Private party contact

    Melissa Joyce: (844) 537-6428

  • Neighbourhood

    Uptown

  • Cross Street

    General Pershing Street

  • Parking Details

    Limited parking is available in our private lot. Street parking is also available along Magazine Street.

  • Additional

    Banquet, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Experiences

  • COOLinary Dinner: $45!

    US$45.00 per person

    Aug 1 - Aug 31, 2022
    Shaya's COOLinary Dinner for $45! First Course Choice Of Tahini Hummus or Cauliflower Hummus or Lamb Ragu Hummus Second Course Demi Fattoush Salad | Seasonal Greens ,Heirloom Carrots ,Green Onions ,Sumac Date Vinaigrette , Pita Chips Or Falafel | Green Tahini , Pickled Cabbage Third Course Kvaroy Salmon | Caramelized harissa , Couscous “ risotto “ , sweet Corn Or Chicken Leg and thigh | Aromatic Rice , Charred green onions , Pistachio , Pecan , Tzatziki Dessert Seasonal Sorbet Scoop Price is per person, plus beverages, tax, and gratuity
  • COOLinary Lunch: $25!

    US$25.00 per person

    Aug 1 - Aug 31, 2022
    Shaya's COOLinary Lunch Menu for $25! First Course Choice Of Tahini Hummus or Cauliflower Hummus Second Course Chicken Shawarma Pickled Cabbage - Toum - Ararat Fries Or Shakshuka Seasonal Vegetables - Spicy Chilies - Tomato - soft cooked egg - Herbs Price is per person, plus beverages, tax, and gratuity.

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What 4,022 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.9
4.9 based on recent ratings
  • 4.9Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.7Value

NoiseModerate

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  • New Orleans / Louisiana

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  • New Orleans / Louisiana

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  • New Orleans / Louisiana

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  1. JJ

    JeffJ

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    This is some of the best food you will ever eat, and at surprisingly reasonable prices!
  2. MS

    MiyahS

    Fort Lauderdale

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was amazing and service was quick amd kind
  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Cici (please excuse me if the spelling is incorrect) was such a joy. She really made our dining experience 1000× better. It was a pleasant evening altogether.
  4. s

    susana

    Central Coast

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We have come all the way from London to visit and it did not disappoint. The most fabulous meal. Every mouthful was delicious.
  5. FK

    FoodieKing

    New Orleans

    17 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    17 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Salmon with couscous risotto is so rich and delicious
  6. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Bring a sweater it was chilly
  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fantastic! Food, service, staff, are all excellent!
  8. H

    Hospitalitycounts

    San Francisco

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 30, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience4
    In an industry that should be known for being customer friendly, Shaya fell way below the bar of adequate. We arrived at 11:50 for a noon reservation. It was pouring rain and we were getting soaked even though we had umbrellas. We tried to open the door and the young hostess gestured it would be 5 minutes. Really? We weren't asking to be served immediately. We just wanted to get in out of the rain! We took cover across the street under a wine store's awning and the staff person ope ened the door and invited us in! After we were seated at Shaya, a couple of tourists came in. They had been caught in the rain with no umbrella and were drenched. Nobody thought to go to the kitchen to get a towel or even offer them an extra napkin. I'm a La. native and run a museum where customer service is something we pride ourselves on. The food was delicious, but we won't be back.

    ShayaResponded 4 days agoThank you for bringing this to our attention and taking the time to give us your feedback. We are deeply sorry that you were not accommodated before opening hours due to the rain. We are strict about opening door before opening hours, however there is always room for accommodations, especially if you and your guests are getting soaked. Please allow us time to address the staff to explain the importance of hospitality and how to greet guests by offering them time to dry off with provided towels and/or asking if they need anything. We are pleased to see you enjoyed the ambiance, service, and food. We hope you will give us another try. All the best, Shaya Management.

  9. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Miller made our visit amazing! Great suggestions and kept our meal moving without rushing us. Honestly could not have asked for a better experience! I hope management appreciates what an wonderful employee they have in her. The food was amazing with great cocktails to go with.
  10. D

    Dana

    New Orleans

    47 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    47 reviews

    Dined on July 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    What a great meal! Always consistently delicious and great service!
  11. JC

    JillC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Spectacular food. One of the best meals I’ve ever had in Nola.
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dallas

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on July 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Hands down the best spot to eat in NOLA! Such a cute restaurant in design, but the food is next level. The hummus is SO good. Amazing service and drinks as well. Highly recommend!
  13. SG

    SouthernGirl

    New Orleans

    15 reviews

    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on July 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent service- Dylan was attentive and the absolute best! Food as always was timely and excellent. Highly recommend.
  14. CW

    CalW

    Little Rock

    324 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    324 reviews

    Dined on July 26, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience3
    Service was very good as usual. I made a mistake ordering the salmon well done. It and the couscous were over/cooked. Monday night is busy busy busy.
  15. c

    chris70448

    New Orleans

    16 reviews

    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on July 25, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    First time visit but will be back. Service was excellent and for a 5 star establishment we were surprised by both the reasonable prices and the portion size. Very evident that all is fresh and the dishes burst with flavor. My only regret is that after multiple shared small plates we had no room left to try an entree
  16. L

    Leticia

    Orange County

    2 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 25, 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience3
    Good but after reading the reviews I expected more. Tried it but probably won't go back way to many restaurants out here for choose from.
  17. GS

    GaryS

    Louisville

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 24, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience3
    Saw the Feed Phil episode and decided to make the trip. Baba Ganoush was good. The lamb was too salty. My only complaint. Nice service. Nice restaurant.
  18. JO

    JackieO

    Orlando

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Omg. Please, please go here. We shared a variety of small plates and the shining star was the heirloom tomatoes with pita.
  19. AH

    AnneH

    Charleston

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    About 5 years ago I was in New Orleans and went to Shaya for the first time and was thrilled with our amazing dinner. I’m back in New Orleans now and went back to Shaya hoping my experience would be the same. It was! Every bite was exciting. With so many amazing restaurants in New Orleans it’s hard to pick a favorite, but after last night I would have to put Shaya at the top of my favorites list.
  20. BB

    BridgitteB

    New Orleans

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always a great experience! The food and service were excellent!
  21. JG

    JamesG

    Salt Lake City

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This is my wife's favorite restaurant. We come here for special occasions or sometimes just for a special treat. The lamb ragu hummus is a must order every time we are there, and occasionally we have to order a second helping to go.
  22. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dallas

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 24, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    The restaurant is amazing the food is great
  23. RG

    RebekahG

    New Orleans

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing menu filled with so many delicious food options. Friendly, knowledgeable service. Excellent atmosphere. Will absolutely eat here again!
  24. B

    Bryan

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was delicious! Fried chicken hummus was the best thing we ate.
  25. PD

    PatrickD

    New Orleans

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on July 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    One of the best meals. Period. A true dining experience!
  26. SD

    SusanD

    New Orleans

    63 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    63 reviews

    Dined on July 20, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    One of our favorite restaurants! Best fluffy, soft pita bread and apps.
  27. J

    Jeffry

    New Orleans

    51 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    51 reviews

    Dined on July 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    This is a restaurant we return to often. The food is outstanding (Middle Eastern emphasis but not exclusively) the service is friendly and efficient. (And above all get our sense of humor!) And they do have parking!
  28. s

    spkmck

    New England

    15 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on July 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Fresh ingredients, great flavors. We've already been back for more.
  29. DR

    DebraR

    San Francisco

    28 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    28 reviews

    Dined on July 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Outstanding food. Great atmosphere.
  30. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Absolutely amazing ambiance! Food was so good! Fried Chicken Humus is a table must! The Crispy Halloumi another favorite! So disappointed that we didn’t take desert to go! But we’ll be back! Oh and Dylan (excuse spelling of it’s wrong) gave great advice, service and rounded out an overall great experience!
  31. SP

    ScottP

    New Orleans

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food, great service. Outstanding experience.
  32. RF

    RachelF

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Superb Meal. Fantastic Israeli food served with traditional southern hospitality. What more could you ask for?
  33. R

    Rene

    San Francisco

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Attentive, polite, and courteous wait staff. Food was excellent. Great experience overall!
  34. RL

    RobertL

    New Orleans

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Consistent in excellent food and attentive service. Always amazed and never disappointed. Each visit I try something new and think I’ve discovered the best thing on the menu. Yet each visit tops the former.
  35. RB

    RonaldB

    New Orleans

    45 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    45 reviews

    Dined on July 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Had a great time! Food always good!
  36. AL

    AmyL

    Savannah

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was delicious! The fried chicken hummus is 🔥 We will be back!
  37. KG

    KristinG

    New England

    5 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on July 14, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    Food is good as per usual. Service was a bit slow.
  38. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food and service were fabulous. Our server was so nice always checking on us and had great suggestions. Your taste buds were will have a party. Thank you
  39. CW

    CalW

    Little Rock

    325 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    325 reviews

    Dined on July 14, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Love the farro. Meghan was one of the best servers I’ve had. Hostess was efficient and friendly. This hotel restaurant is coming into its own right.
  40. CJ

    CourtneyJ

    New Orleans

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Shaya was delicious. It was my husband and I on a date night. I would highly recommend to anyone interested in delicious mediterranean food. We are also pescetarians who do not eat dairy and Shaya was very accomodating.

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Shaya using the Order Online button. Shaya also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (504) 891-4213.

Shaya is rated 4.9 stars by 4022 OpenTable diners.

Shaya does offer gift cards which you can purchase here.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 p.m.


Booked 78 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Other options

  • Order online
Google Map for Shaya

4213 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70115

Additional information

  • Cross Street

    General Pershing Street

  • Neighbourhood

    Uptown

  • Hours of Operation

    Lunch Daily 11:00 am–4:00 pm Dinner Daily 4:00 pm–9:00 pm Happy Hour Mon–Fri 4:00 pm–6:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Israeli, Mediterranean

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking Details

    Limited parking is available in our private lot. Street parking is also available along Magazine Street.

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive Chef

    Fariz Choumali

  • Additional

    Banquet, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (504) 891-4213

  • Private party facilities

    Welcome your guests to one of New Orleans most popular dining experiences. Offering thoughtful service, delightful ambiance, and award-winning modern Israeli cuisine- Shaya is the perfect choice for your social or corporate event bookings.

  • Private party contact

    Melissa Joyce: (844) 537-6428

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