8801 Oak St, New Orleans, LA | Directions 7011829.952186 -90.135628
Neighborhoods: Uptown - Carrollton, Leonidas
My friend and I have been in search of the best burger in New Orleans and so far Cowbell holds that title. They even have the best buns. The only appetizer I've had was the figgy toast which consists of croutons with a bleu cheese on them and figs mixed with sausage. Amazing. They always have really great looking specials. I'll be going back this Saturday to try something new!
My husband and I were just wondering around and got tired of walking. I happend to see this place and we dicided to stop and have a drink. The wine was great, the establishment was charming and had tons of character. We got a couple appitizers and they were also very good. The chili cheese fries were awesome!!!
Ok ill confess I initially passed on this place because the name was so stupid and didn't invoke any sense of appetizing food, just a SNL skit... I am sorry for not having tried it sooner during my visit because I would have come again. The food was very good quality and very good. I had the savory adult grilled cheese, so much better than any grilled cheese sandwich on earth! They make delicious mac n cheese and the apple pie is just scrumptious! Give them a chance you won't be disappointed!
This is some of the best food in New Orleans -- imaginative and fabulous! This chef is a genius as far as I am concerned. The quirky staff and atmosphere just adds to the experience. I highly recommend this place.
Cowbell is located at the end of Oak Street in what looks like an old gas station, but I don't think that's quite right. Anyway, it is a funky looking place, some tables outside for good weather and decent seating inside as well. Full bar available.
I was in with my wife for lunch. She had a curry soup and grilled cheese. I had the cheeseburger and fries. We had an orange ice-box cake slice for dessert.
My wife loved the soup, I don't care for curry, so I take her word for it.
OK, so its a grilled cheese---but no, this is much more complex than mom's velveeta on white. This was on rustic country bread that was perfectly crisped and hot on the outside, the cheeses inside were melty with tomato spread on the inside. It crunched perfectly and tasted absolutely wonderful. I'd get this sandwich in a second.
Hamburger came on a potato bun that was also fresh off the grill. Home-made ketchup on the side with cinnamon, a little paprika, and other spices that was fantastic, as was the house-made aioli. The burger was hand formed and cooked perfectly to order. It was large but not overly so. The mixture of the ketchup, aioli, some ground mustard and lettuce/tomato were perfect. The meat is grass fed and it showed up in taste and firm texture. As good a burger as I've had in New Orleans.
Fries were cut from whole potatoes and also very good. Nicely seasoned with salt and something that I couldn't identify.
Ice box pie was really good but they really need to give a knife to cut, its really hard out of the freezer.
Value was great. Nice bar with specialty drinks and good but not overwrought service.
Go here for great food in NOLA.
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