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Cafe Louisa

1036 E Fairview Ave, Montgomery, AL 36106-2145
334-264-4241
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Ranked #85 of 370 Restaurants in Montgomery
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: American, Bakery, Coffee Shop
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Pensacola, Florida, United States
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Visited Aug 2nd. I had a peanut butter cookie and cheesecake (vanilla bean). Staff was kind caring and made sure we got what we wanted. I don't know our cashier's/waiter's name, but he had reddish hair and a beard. Nice place.

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Roseville, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Sandwiches, pastries and bagels are all delish! Fresh, tasty and reasonably priced. Wonderful relaxed vibe in the cafe. However the coffee is awful-watery, weak and flavorless. If the owners are reading this-please, please, please revamp your coffee lineup. Also, give your customers real half and half. Using land o lakes individual creamer packets is terrible.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Love this place! Great sandwiches and iced tea in a cozy, pleasant space. Free wi-fi, too. Cloverdale is the coolest area in Montgomery, and Cafe Louisa is one of the coolest destinations in Cloverdale.

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Montgomery
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

I moved to Montgomery about two months ago but avoided going to Cafe Louisa because I knew once I started going I wouldn't be able to stop. I bought my first bagel there about a week ago and have already gone back at least 3 or 4 times. Their everything bagels are solid and their morning glory muffins are amazing!... More

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Mobile, AL
Top Contributor
226 reviews 226 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Food was OK, overpriced a bit, but OK. Service was totally unacceptable and unprofessional. I get how the whole "slacker" attitude fits in but these folks transcend trendy and enter into just plain inept. Bottom line is this place has a good menu with terrible execution.

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Auburn, Alabama
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109 reviews 109 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

We 3 ladies were having a girls lunch out and one friend suggested we come here. We weren't disappointed. We ordered 3 different things and each was very tasty and carefully prepared. The portions were generous as well. The hummus plate had 2 different kinds of olives which was great to see. Our Italian Creme sodas we ordered were short... More

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Montgomery, Alabama, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

Everything is overpriced. Quality isn't that great. They have a ridiculous debit/credit card limit to try to force you to buy more to meet the minimum. Employees are snobs who are slow and don't seem to care about good service.

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Washington DC
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105 reviews 105 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

They had baked goods, gelatos, and coffees. It is connected to the Tomatino's pizza shop, so you can head next door for dessert. There are some non-dairy sorbets as well.

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Montgomery, Alabama
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

The pastries are homemade and bagels are great with veggie cream cheese. Coffee is good especially if Farm House blend.

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Montgomery, Alabama
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71 reviews 71 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

Located close to Martin's Restaurant which is the pinnacle of Southern cooking in Montgomery, this tries to be a innovater like Michael's talble. Worked well at the start, but appears not to be aging well.

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