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The Dining Room is 970 square feet (15′ x 64′); the Banquet Room 1,950 square feet (21.5′ x 90.5′), and both rooms together 2,920 square feet. A Full Restaurant Buyout brings the total to around 3,890 square feet, with room for 245 seated and 380 standing guests.

All prices are based on a three-hour party, with rates pro-rated for any time over three hours. A 9.75% Tax is applicable to all checks, and there is a 20% Non-taxed Gratuity charge.

Breakfast ALL DAY

NO RESERVATION

Mother's Favorites

During and after World War II, Mother’s became a local hang-out for “the few and the proud” – the U.S. Marine Corps.

History of Mother's Restaurant

Mother’s Restaurant opened its doors in 1938 on Poydras Street’s “Restaurant Row”, situated between a thriving waterfront and the courthouse. Owners Simon
and Mary (Mother) Landry and his large family cooked up po’ boys for lines of longshoremen and laborers, newspapermen and attorneys.

During and after World War II, Mother’s became a local hang-out for “the few and the proud” – the U.S. Marine Corps. The Marine spirit was in the family – five of the seven Landry children (five sons and two daughters) joined the Marine Corps. Francis Landry was the first woman in Louisiana to be accepted into the Corps. This special association with the Marines earned Mother’s the title of “TUN Tavern New Orleans” in the late ’60s. The original TUN tavern was the official birthplace of the Marines during the Revolutionary War.

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  • MISS MAE

    For over 22 years Oda Mae Peters ran the roost in the kitchen at Mother’s...

  • FERDI SPECIAL

    Mr. Ferdi, a local merchant and regular Mother’s patron, probably had nothing...

Booking A Party?

All Bar Packages can be added to any Food Packages, all of which are set up buffet style, with menu selection required to book an Event. Additional food and bar items can easily be added to any package at your request, please inquire for per person pricing.

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  • RALPH SPECIAL

    Not to be outdone, Ferdi’s nephew Ralph one-upped his eccentric uncle by requesting...

  • DEBRIS

    Ever picked the shavings off a freshly carved roast? When a customer asked Simon Landry...

Mothers Dictionary & Recipes

Ferdi Special

A po’ boy packed with baked ham, roast beef, debris and gravy, served dressed..

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Jambalaya

rice cooked with chicken, homemade andouille (an-doo-wee) sausage, vegetables, herbs and seasonings. Jerry’s Jambalaya has been creolized..

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OPEN SEVEN DAYS A WEEK! 7:00am - 10pm Mon-Sun

No Reservation Accepted

Closed:

Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day,
Easter Sunday and Mothers Day.

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