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Jacques-Imo's Cafe

8324 Oak St, New Orleans, LA 70118-2044
504-861-0886
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Ranked #14 of 1,607 Restaurants in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $30
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Cuisines: Southwestern, Cajun & Creole
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Pune, India
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Unless you know this place, you are surely bound to miss it's existence. With a small and not so fancy entrance, you might feel like you'd give a skip. But, trust me; you will enjoy each and every moment spent here. We started with Alligator cheese cake and they were amazing! In main course, I tried their specialty; crab godzilla... More

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White Plains, New York
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

The food is great, the atmosphere interesting and fun. The location seems out of the way, but you can take the St. Charles Street Car and go from Cannel St all the way. We go there every time we are in NOLA, sometimes twice!

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Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We have been coming to New Orleans for quite a few years and this time we finally made it here!! And it was worth the wait. The corn muffins they start you with were delicious. My husband and I had the fried chicken and it was sooo good!! One of the best I've had in a long time. Oh yes... More

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Seattle
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We waited about 40 min, but they texts you when ready so we were not stressed out. Server was great Dinner, food very very good, wife loved her no meat dish..squash. Was very very cute, decorative interior... think marsi gras. On fun street, a few bars but also quieter than most.

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Sugar Land, Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Go on Tuesdays! Not only is the food amazing but on Tuesdays ReBirth Brass Band plays next door at the maple leaf! Must try the Alligator cheesecake!!!

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Dined with my husband and mother during a family mini reunion weekend. Really friendly atmosphere, very good service and food. I wanted to try something new so I had two appetizers, the garlic snails and the alligator, shrimp and sausage cheesecake - both were de-lish! We were even given 2 complimentary desserts, creme brûlée and bread pudding, both wonderful. This... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We have been trying to eat here for several years but they have a quirky schedule which makes it difficult to eat here if you're a tourist or on a limited schedule. We had three appetizers--the fried green tomatoes, alligator cheesecake, and deep fried roast beef Po-boy--all which were excellent. The three entrees were good but not great as expected... More

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Austin, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My husband and I went here on a recent trip to NO. It was so SO good! Possibly the best meal I've ever had, and definitely the best fish (I had the potato crusted drum - so good!!) We went on a recommendation from my dad, and I'm glad he told us about it, because it doesn't look like much... More

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Little Rock
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is a very popular restaurant in the Garden District that has a diverse menu with delicious choices. I had the Grilled Grouper with Crabmeat Imperial. It was WAY more than I could eat - huge portion but amazing. Also loved the corn muffins!!

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Miami, Florida
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94 reviews 94 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Such a great meal and experience! The corn bread muffins are delicious and the coconut bread pudding is out of this world! I at the mahi for dinner and it was very good as well. Great atmosphere and very nice wait staff!

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