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Osteria Lupo Unveils Family-Style Tasting Menu & Weekend Lunch, Expanding Culinary Offerings in Uptown NOLA

Osterio Lupo

Osteria Lupo, the popular new restaurant in Uptown New Orleans, has been receiving excellent reviews since opening April 2023. Led by Chef Brian Burns and Reno De Ranieri, this Northern Italian eatery has quickly become a top choice for patrons seeking authentic Italian cuisine, sophisticated aperitivi, a wide selection of Italian wines, and a vibrant atmosphere.

Just in time for summer, Osteria Lupo is expanding its offerings and hours by introducing a new family-style tasting menu, weekend lunch service, and extending its dinner service to seven nights a week.

Black Truffle Arancini - Photo by Katherine Kimball
Black Truffle Arancini – Photo by Katherine Kimball
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Starting June 28th, Osteria Lupo will offer a four-course family-style tasting menu priced at $60 per person (excluding tax and gratuity). Full table participation is required for this dining experience. According to Chef Burns, the tasting menu will vary depending on what’s fresh and in season, as well as the number of guests. However, it will always feature their favorite antipasti, pastas, and desserts.

Here’s a sample tasting menu for four people:


  • Burrata con Panna: Pistachio, Aged Balsamic, Grilled Focaccia
  • Pesce Crudo: Red Snapper, Tomato-Walnut Pesto, Fried Capers
  • Black Truffle Arancini: Fresh Umbrian Truffle, Val D’Aosta Fonduta


  • Radiatori: Louisiana Blue Crab, Basil, Parmesan
  • Bucatini Carbonara: Guanciale, Egg, Pecorino, Parmesan
  • Spicy Rigatoni alla Vodka: Crispy Garlic, Calabrian Chili


  • Grilled Lamb Rack: Wood-Fired Zucchini, Pistachio, Mint
  • Yellowfin Tuna: Fennel, Charred Cipollini, Olive, Chilies
  • Crispy Potatoes: Lemon, Garlic, Parmesan
  • Charred Radicchio and Broccoli: Bagna Cauda


  • Flourless Chocolate: Anglaise, Hazelnut Brittle
  • Saffron Pavlova: Orange and Cardamom Creme Fraiche, Rose Water-Macerated Berries (Note: Full table participation is required.)

Beginning July 7th, Osteria Lupo will launch weekend lunch service, available alongside its dinner service seven nights a week. The summer-inspired antipasti options include Spring Green Salad with gorgonzola, fennel, walnut, and shallot vinaigrette; Burrata con Panna with pistachio, aged balsamic, and grilled focaccia; and Pesce Crudo featuring red snapper, tomato-walnut pesto, and fried capers. For hot antipasti, guests can enjoy Black Truffle Arancini with fresh Umbrian truffle and Val d’Aosta fonduta, as well as Royal Red Shrimp with Calabrian chili, lemon, and fresh herbs. The menu also offers a variety of pizzas, pastas, and secondi dishes. Enjoy rotating lunch specials and unwind with a Negroni Bianco, a glass of wine from their extensive 100 percent Italian wine list, or a classic cocktail.

Rack of Lamb Photo by Sarah Peters Photography
Rack of Lamb Photo by Sarah Peters Photography

Osteria Lupo is located at 4609 Magazine Street. Beginning July 7th, restaurant hours will be Monday – Thursday, 4PM – 9PMFriday through Sunday, 11AM – 9PM.  The family style tasting is available during all open hours. For additional information, please visit

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