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Meals From The Heart Cafe

1100 N. Peters St. Bay #13, New Orleans, LA 70116
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Ranked #1 of 1,577 restaurants in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Description: We are located at the Historic Farmers Market inside the Food Court. This is an open air-market.
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Milwaukee
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

Saw the reviews online and found the place while in the Frenchmarket. Stopped for a small lunch. Would have liked to go for breakfast, food items sounded great. Had the crab cake. Do not be surprised very small, quality is definitely there though, comes with small salad. Staff was very friendly, only small bar to eat at, may have to... More

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

This very non-pretentious cafe offers knock-your-socks-off food with the friendliest of smiles. We've been there twice in our three days, once for a crabcake poboy (delish) and once for crabcake and poached egg (perfect breakfast and included a side salad). Great food, friendly service and casual atmosphere made for an unexpected treat.

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Austin, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

Wonderful crab cakes and the Vidalia onion dressing is really good. Searched for this place based on Tripadvisor comments and it was worth it!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Delicious crab cake and nice little side of some jazzed- up brown rice. Wonderful lunch after a long trip and a brisk walk. I'll be back again and again! Gluten and dairy free? Tip of the hat!

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Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

We have passed by their stand in the market on every trip to Nola and just never stopped to try it. Boy, were we missing out! We had the crab cake with poached egg and it was phenomenal. You can literally taste the freshness. Hands down, the best crab cake we have had. And their homemade remoulade and Vidalia onion... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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53 reviews 53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Delicious Gumbo and Crab cakes, amazing service. Tiny little place near the open air market. Wonderful. Fast.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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111 reviews 111 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

This place is definitely worth a visit. It's totally informal, basically a kiosk within the market with 6 barstools and about six tables within the market area. The crab cakes are good, but I have had better. The blueberry pancakes were also pretty good but I would have loved more blueberries! Coffee was strong and tasty but not hot enough.... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

I had a great time coming here with my fiancé, this is more like a couples place, we came dress casual so at first we felt out of place but our lovely waitress gloria didn't seem to mind and treated us great so we did leave her an $80 tip Its a great place

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Howell, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

The gluten-free crab cakes are wonderful! Also GF blueberry pancakes & vegan power shakes. A great place to recharge in the French Market!

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East Lansing, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

We both have greatly enjoyed our meals here. The crab cakes are very good. Gumbo was good, but not great.... but the service is very good and the help really friendly.

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