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535 Ramona St, Palo Alto, CA 94301 (Hamilton)
CalTrans Palo Alto. And a late night cab stand on the weekends.
650-328-2722
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Nola will transport you into the heart of the Quarter! Authentic folk art...
Nola will transport you into the heart of the Quarter! Authentic folk art and the largest Hurricanes in town will get you ready for a bayou blowout.
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  • 27
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Went here on July 4th with friends, had a good time

So I've been here on several locations: one was to watch the World Cup last year. They have a great seating arrangement for watching sports with multiple TV's so that you can see different games going on. In the main floor they have a very The appetizers are good. I also came here on July 4th so I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
William Y
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Foster City, California
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
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Foster City, California
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

So I've been here on several locations: one was to watch the World Cup last year. They have a great seating arrangement for watching sports with multiple TV's so that you can see different games going on. In the main floor they have a very The appetizers are good. I also came here on July 4th so I was glad... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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321 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 487 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We were tricked somewhat into a 30 minutes wait by first pretending there was a table immediately and then claiming a mix up. We could wait in a nice lounge with good drinks, however bill had to be separate. Had to remind the staff of us waiting there. Then however got a nice table, good waitress and food fast. The... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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88 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I have been to Nola at least 15 times and the reason I go back is I love the food. The service is inconsistent and the decor is a bit rough, but I love the food and the price is right. So if you want a fun meal and you set your expectations correctly, go to Nola and enjoy a... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

It’’s my run-to place for a new orleans craving fix. so much cheaper than the flight and hotel would be, but somehow, you miss the NOLA atmosphere! I,m not talking loud and noisy, ether.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I thought I'd write a review for you guys as a partial thanks for accepting my UK drivers license as ID (I'm 29 and look it) after The Old Pro declined to serve me, saying I should carry a photo of my passport (ridiculous). I just wanted a beer and to watch the women's football World Cup but was happy... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

If you like Cajun / Creole cooking and exceptional service than you will love Nola's two store open center design makes you feel like you are in the French Quarter for sure. I had the Gumbo and started with the oysters Yummy.also had a side of grits just like back home (DeRidder La.)

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Monte Sereno
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

My wife and I recently ate at Nola's in Palo Alto. It's unrelated to Nola's in New Orleans. The setting is quaint and somewhat reminds one of a Bourbon Street bistro. The food is good, not great but still very good. We ordered the pulled pork and the chicken with waffles. The chicken had a nice spicy kick to them... More 

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London, England
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Sat by myself and had spicy jambalaya (it is pretty hot) and slaw. Was sat up at the bar and chatted to a few friendly folk. All in all a good place, not overpriced, food decent, Friday locals, can't complain at all.

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Dublin, California
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96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Went here for my birthday with 2 of my closest friends for lunch. We orders almost all of the same plates. Steak Tacos 5 stars Crabamole 2 stars Crawfish Hush puppies 4 stars Chicken and Biscuit Basic 3 stars The Devil's Eggs 1 star Mama's Mac and Cheese 2 stars The Nola Hurricane 4 stars Bread Pudding 5 stars Beignets... More 

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Portland, OR
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98 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Tucked in an embedded alleyway just of University Ave, Nola resembles in many always your typical Cajun bistro in New Orleans. Ambiance and decor is casual but very nice, equally suited for families, casual business dinners, or even a relaxed date night. Food is generally pretty good- gumbo's and other creole favorites. The sweat potato frites are a must. Good... More 

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Additional Information about Nola

Address: 535 Ramona St, Palo Alto, CA 94301
Phone Number: 650-328-2722
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: American, Cajun & Creole

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 535 Ramona St, Palo Alto, CA 94301
    (Hamilton)
  • Public Transportation: CalTrans Palo Alto. And a late night cab stand on the weekends.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: 650-328-2722

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Cajun & Creole

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups

Description

Nola will transport you into the heart of the Quarter! Authentic folk art and the largest Hurricanes in town will get you ready for a bayou blowout.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?