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Rocky & Carlo's Restaurant

613 W Saint Bernard Hwy, Chalmette, LA 70043-4822
(504) 279-8323
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Ranked #1 of 55 Restaurants in Chalmette
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Diner, Italian
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

After a long day of fishing we were in the mood for some good grub and lots of it.Our cajun friend put us on Rocky and Carlos's place in Chalmette.I love this place ,it is eerily reminiscent of Spumoni Gardens in Brooklyn,NY,.The food is basic fare with Cajun entrees mixed in and comes in huge portions.The onion rings were a... More

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Chalmette, Louisiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Rocky and Carlo's is legendary. They came back after hurricane Katrina, and, more recently, after a fire. Their food is great, and the portions are huge! You have to try the macaroni and cheese, roast beef po'boy, and the hamburger steak. It's always crowded and kind of loud and chaotic, but it's because everybody is there.

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Chalmette, Louisiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The menu is big. Many local Louisiana favorites. The half fried chicken takes 20 minutes to cook, but I worth the wait. The meatball and pasta is the best served with a nice light sauce. Whatever you pick you won't go wrong. And, oh yeah, Bark's root beer in a bottle. Wow!

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Conway, Arkansas
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46 reviews 46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in St Bernard Paris on a recent trip to the Crescent City and had several people recommend Rocky and Carlos. Everyone also told us we had to try the Mac and cheese. Our party of 7 tried a big variety of the R &C fare on a recent Saturday night. Among us we had fried shrimp, soft shell... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I have been coming to R&C's for about 35 years. It's still fantastic. You must get the baked macaroni. R&C's is the baseline by which all baked mac should be judged. You can even get it with the red gravy. Real Bruciloni, great po-boys, and much much more. Portions are obscenely large. It's a workingman's restaurant! And, "Ladies Invited!" You... More

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grandmahenry
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285 reviews 285 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

It actually looked at little down at heel outside, but we had read the reviews and went in...bit odd inside, more cafeteria than cafe. We had no idea what the procedure for ordering was and we asked - you order at the counter where all the food is displayed and then they give you a number and bring it to... More

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Columbus, Ga
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Rocky & Carlo's is a Chalmette tradition that has endured despite a number of hardships. Well known in St. Bernard Parish for standard fare and PoBoys, it is arguably the busiest restaurant in town. You're likely to find a line no matter what time of day you stop in, but it moves fairly quickly, service is friendly, and the food... More

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New Orleans
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44 reviews 44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Down home experience in "da parish" Food is great, atmosphere is fun; If your visiting Nola it's a great place to eat with the locals.

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Tomball, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

My wife and I went to rocky & Carlos while visiting some family in the Parish. I had a roast beef po-boy, and it was one of the best that I've had. Not too complex, just good down-home food. The atmosphere was that of a cafeteria, but the food more than made up for it.

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New Orleans, LA
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54 reviews 54 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I haven't been here in years, but it hadn't changed a bit over time. Even though it has been rebuilt several times (after Katrina & 2 fires), the food is exactly the same quality (& quantity) as always. My group enjoyed the Italian offerings - all with red gravy! This even included the baked mac & cheese!! I left with... More

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Additional Information about Rocky & Carlo's Restaurant

Address: 613 W Saint Bernard Hwy, Chalmette, LA 70043-4822
Phone Number: (504) 279-8323
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Chalmette
Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Diner, Italian

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