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New Orleans Take Out

1517 Monroe Street, Madison, WI 53711
(608) 280-8000 () ‎
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Ranked #38 of 823 Restaurants in Madison
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- Aug 11, 2014
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English first
Madison, WI
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I visited New Orleans Take-Out at 1920 Fordem Avenue in Madison in July 2014 and was extremely impressed with the quality of the food. I ordered Deb's BBQ shrimp, which was described as 'hot'. It was definitely hot, but not overly so. I loved the complex flavors in this dish which was, by the way, not your typical barbecue. The... More

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Paris, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Growing up in New Orleans I'm always reluctant to try Cajun restaurants in small cities, so far from the source. N.O. Take Out was a very welcome surprise! Their poboys are really good and the other dishes were equally authentic. I try to have at least one meal there every time business takes me to Madison. If you're in the... More

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Madison
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

New Orleans Take Out is awesome. I will grab a bite to go at the Northeast side location and go and sit along the lake. Doesn't get much better then that. I love their red beans and rice with sausage as well as their chicken poor boys. I have to head there right now as I am craving them..............

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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112 reviews 112 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Located near the University of Wisconsin campus in Madison, WI this little nondescript hole in the wall cN really deliver the goods. The special I ordered to go was the shrimp etouffe that had perfectly cooked rice, gobs of shrimp, and spices that pepped up the dish through every last drop. The jambalaya was equally flavorful with an excellent andouille... More

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Madison
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Food is a great deal.. Tastes fresh and its made quickly. I have tried most items on the menu and have never been disappointed.

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Minnesota
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92 reviews 92 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

There is nothing fancy about this restaurant, they barely have any seating. We come here again and again the for the great spicy cajun food unlike you will find anywhere. It's not for everyone, but if you like authentic spicy cajun food without all the fuss you should definitely visit. We have been coming here for over 15 years and... More

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Fond Du Lac
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We stopped here on our way through Madison, looking for something unique for a late lunch. It was awesome! Great service from the guys at the counter and our food was prepared quickly. We ate in, since we didn't want to eat in the car. Not a lot of seating since its a really small place but there was room... More

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Wisconsin
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

The food is excellent, the place is just right funky (it is not just carry out), and John, the owner, is just a fine human.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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63 reviews 63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

Location terrible. Shady folks walking in and out of here. Small parking area. Front of the house girls that take your order are young and look like gang members. Not friendly at all. Plastic box presentation of food for eat in and carry out. Table area and bathroom dirty. The prices are way too high. Food is very good that... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

I eat here at least once every other week and I enjoy everything on the menu. The red beans ,sausage and rice, the crab cakes and jambalya are all outstanding. Two locations and very reasonable.

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