Desire Bistro & Oyster Bar

Please pardon our progress... Desire Bistro & Oyster Bar is TEMPORARILY CLOSED for renovations & will reopen early 2015. In the interim please visit Restaurant R'evolution for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner.

We can't wait to reveal the newest hotspot in the French Quarter for fresh raw, fried and charbroiled oysters in a lively, upbeat bistro setting overlooking Bourbon Street! In addition to oysters, our new extensive menu will include: Fresh Gulf seafood, American classics and New Orleans' favorites, such as Jambalaya, Red Beans and Rice and Roast Beef Po-Boy sandwiches, and additional libations to keep the energy flowing.

Reopening early 2015! For renovation updates & opening date please follow Desire on Facebook and Twitter @DesireOysterBar

Take your seat in this cozy historic streetside bistro overlooking Bourbon Street. Often referred to as the most photographed corner in the French Quarter, the entrance to Desire boasts iconic Broadway style lights over its doorway.

Serving Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, this full service restaurant features freshly prepared Louisiana seafood specialties as well as many of New Orleans' famous creole recipes and some amazing New Orleans inspired breakfast entrees as well as your favorite breakfast items. Relax at the historic oyster bar and be entertained by our oyster shuckers as they open and serve fresh salty Louisiana oysters.


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Desire Bistro & Oyster Bar
300 Bourbon St
New Orleans, LA 70130