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Jacques-Imo's Cafe

8324 Oak St, New Orleans, LA 70118-2044
504-861-0886
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Ranked #12 of 1,613 Restaurants in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $30
Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Southwestern, Cajun & Creole
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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
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Even we had to wait for the table for 30 minutes, but the times went fast. I kept look around the decoration of their wall, ceiling, which there are many of art frames. The food is delicious, and makes me enjoy the meal with my friends. But the restroom is only thing I claim, because there is only a restroom... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

First off, they give you cornbread with basil and garlic on top. Best cornbread ever!!! It was so good. For dinner i got blackened redfish. Wow was it good. Amazing flavor and texture. My family got shrimp creole and said it was great. Atmosphere was nice as well. A must try!!!

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Cincinnati, OH
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130 reviews 130 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
297 helpful votes 297 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

Jacques Imos wasn't the best meal that we had in NOLA but I will say it was the most authentic. They're famous for their gator sausage cheesecake - it doesn't get more legit that that. I had a Po Boy and the bread was fried which was a little over the top for me. The Jambalaya was great. Great cornbread... More

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Frankfort, Kentucky
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52 reviews 52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

One of the best meals I've ever had. Hands down. Had it been socially acceptable, I would have licked the plate! You MUST get the Shrimp and alligator sausage cheesecake appetizer. Yes, it's called a cheesecake, but is not the sweet treat that the name implies. It's a melt-in -your- mouth combination of cheeses, cream, onion, peppers, fresh shrimp and... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The Maple Street area is known to locals. Very hip. Very trendy. The blackened redfish was the best I ever had. Red beans and rice and corn were perfect accompaniments. Our waiter, Phillip, was great too. A wee bit noisy though. Very colorful and fun. You've gotta check it out!

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Jacksonville, Florida
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This is the kind of place you go to for the overall experience. The wait is long, and the restaurant is crowded and loud...but it just makes it feel like a big party. Everyone is excited to be there; especially the wait staff. It's obvious that they are passionate about their food, and it comes out in their fantastic personalized... More

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Gainesville, Georgia, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

So much fun on Halloween. This place is lively on any day, but on Halloween, they pulled out all the stops. And the food was beyond delicious. Do not miss the alligator cheese cake….

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Calgary, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

The atmosphere is great, very casual and upbeat. It was recommended by a long time customer who lives in NO. We are thrilled that we decided to give it a try. One of our group does not like seafood but was willing to give the alligator and shrimp cheesecake a try. It was very good. We tried the vegetarian dish,... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

The food was outstanding-- everything had complex flavor and was cooked to perfection. The atmosphere was casual and fun. Our servers were personable, friendly and professional. I will be back!

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This was our first visit to this busy,eclectic Cafe and we were so happy we chose to come here. It is a very popular restaraunts,so be prepared for a bit of a wait and be assured your patience will be rewarded.the service was friendly and efficient. The menu offers a wide variety of southern cuisine that does not disappoint! We... More

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Additional Information about Jacques-Imo's Cafe

Address: 8324 Oak St, New Orleans, LA 70118-2044
Phone Number: 504-861-0886
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
Cuisine: Southwestern, Cajun & Creole

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