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The Rum House Caribbean Taqueria

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Irish Channel
Mexican
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3128 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2305
504-941-7560
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Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 284
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  • 136
    Very good
  • 19
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  • 6
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Awesome!

This place was great! The food, atmosphere, drinks, etc. I will totally be visiting here again next time I am in the big easy.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
kmlaird743
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San Diego, California
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San Diego, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

This place was great! The food, atmosphere, drinks, etc. I will totally be visiting here again next time I am in the big easy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

The tacos we ordered were the brisket, jerk chicken, crispy fish and the Carolina. We also ordered the queso and chips, had the garden salad, plantains, sweet potato chips. As always, the food was fresh, flavorful and filling. We look forward to coming here whenever we're in town. This time we had a very odd waitress. When she asked us... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Drinks were outstanding!! Queso was very good as well. Tacos were ok, might have been better if they were warm when we got them. We went at 5 on a Tuesday and it was PACKED!!!

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

So we were riding our bikes near the garden district and saw this place, took a peak at the food being served and thought it looked good. it was GREAT. We ordered a variety of tacos, so can't really say which was best, but we enjoyed them all. The drinks were also very good. We had a Painkiller and several... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Ate the avocado mango dip ....by far best guac we have ever eaten. The jerk chicken salad is amazing. Great Caribbean cocktails. Will return every opportunity we have. Would try everything on the menu.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We went there today and ordered beef patty, jerk chicken chopped salad, and beef brisket sandwich on a roti. The place was packed with tourists on a Sunday evening and the wait was about 30 minutes. The fact that it's packed with tourists should have given us the first clue. The beef patty was average although the accompanying vegetables were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We heard about this place from friends so we decided to head down to The Garden District for the food and beautiful homes. We have pork taco Mango rice and Mahi Mahi tacos. They were terrific. If you're up for some fast casual food this place is a must. After you're done eating grab a roadie and walk straight down... More 

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New Orleans
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12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Great atmosphere. Relaxed and casual. Queso very good. Favorite is the jerk chicken tacos. Definitely recommend.

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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35 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Very much for the tourists, I should know better. A friend said give it a try..... Huge mistake. The tacos weren't all that. Chips & queso weren't even warm. The best thing they had going for them was the mango guacamole. Lesson learned!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Great food and table service. Never went without a drink refill. The food wasn't expensive but it was probably the best thing we ate the whole time we were at New Orleans. Try the brisket melt if you aren't crazy about spicy food or fish. It was awesome!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3128 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2305
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Irish Channel
  • Neighborhood: Irish Channel
  • Phone Number: 504-941-7560

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?