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Jacques-Imo's Cafe

8324 Oak St, New Orleans, LA 70118-2044
504-861-0886
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Ranked #16 of 1,596 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
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
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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  • Spanish first
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English first
Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

This place is a local favorite, with a fun atmosphere and well worth the jaunt outside the tourist-ridden French Quarter to enjoy. Have the Godzilla if it is special on the menu - a soft shell crab stuffed with dressing and speared onto a platform of delectable fried green tomatoes. The alligator cheesecake is rich and a not-to-be-missed item. Eat... More

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petercbowman
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

We secured the private room in this restaurant. Small space . . . great food. I had a fried po boy, a delicious fish and amazing lamb chops. It takes a while to get there, but it is well worth it.

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Montgomery, Alabama
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

My friend and I cabbed it out to this restaurant for dinner from down by the French Quarter and it was well worth the trip. We went on a recommendation from a friend, and the food and atmosphere was totally worth it. The menu had a lot of New Orleans classics, but it also had some different Southern options as... More

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San Antonio, Texas
Top Contributor
157 reviews 157 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We were there on a Thursday Night and waited 45 minutes for our table but it was well worth the wait, while waiting you can have a tasty watermelon mojitos at the bar or walk down Oak St and check out the cute shops and bars. The hostess will take your cell number and text you when your table is... More

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Pineville
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

So, a friend of a friend recommended this restaurant. Dress up, dress down, it doesn't matter. You'll fit right in. Looked like out-of-towners and locals both frequent this place. Decor was interesting.... food was wonderful! But be ready to step out of your comfort zone. The menu includes rabbit, duck, venison and some amazing looking seafood dishes. Wish I could... More

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Williamsburg, Virginia
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This place has some good food. Not great, but good. There is not a lot of space, so everyone is on top of each other when eating and it gets very noisy, but it has a great vibe to it and plenty of atmosphere.

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San Jose, California
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115 reviews 115 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Would never had gone here had a local friend not taken me on the drive from downtown to uptown. This local joint is in a really quaint part of NOLA. The food was exceptional local fare and they had a good mix of fried and fresh on the menu. The pan fried drum was amazing as were the appetizers. Great... More

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

I had the alligator cheesecake for an appetizer, watermelon mojito, and the desk breast with orange glaze and pecans... This place is food heaven!

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Phoenix
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This is a great place. The food, ambiance and service was great. The restaurant is a bit of a drive from the French Quarters, but well worth it. Make sure to order the stuffed shrimp appetizer. The place is lively and always full. Expect a wait, however, there is a full service bar to pass the time.

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Orinda, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We have been to Jacques many, many times, always with a reservation because we have had a party of five or more. On our recent visit, we were seated in the annex, next door. Totally not the same atmosphere as the restaurant. I made the reservation two months in advance! In the annex we were seated with two very large,... More

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