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Central Grocery Company

923 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3381 (French Quarter)
(504) 523-1620
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Ranked #80 of 1,638 Restaurants in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Neighborhood: French Quarter
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Baltimore, Maryland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

We came for the muffuletta and weren't disappointed. They are efficient about traffic and queue management. We ate in the back at a counter and chatted we two other couples who were also first time tourists. We came expecting exactly what we received and were happy about it. We would come back on our next trip to the city.

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Liberty Hill, Texas
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68 reviews 68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

This is the store that has everything New Orleans but not a lot from China. Old store and home of the famous Mufalotta. 4 of us shared one sandwich, chips and Dixie Beer right in the store. Right down from Jackson Square. Enjoy

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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

If you like the soup nazi, you will like this place. They only have the one sandwich and I didn't really like it. I thought it was very oily. I did like the different selection of groceries, good variety. The service wasn't very nice or polite to us.

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Kansas
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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

I had heard so much about this sandwich that I had to give it a try. And it did not disappoint. I had heard so much about the line that could form but we must have picked a good time to visit as not only was there no line but we found a place to sit and enjoy watching a... More 

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Powder Springs, Georgia
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118 reviews 118 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

you must have a quick bite to here it. Not only for the history lesson, but the store has neat seasoning. Try the muffuletta the best.

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Lawrence, Kansas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Stopped in for a taste of history. Wife and I shared a half moffaletta and a couple of Dixie beers. If you are starving, share a whole one between two people, or do what we did, and save room for beignets and coffee afterward at Café du Monde. Wandered around the cool market to check it out. Very small place.... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Please do yourself a favour and try a muffaletta across the road in the French Market. There is a little Italian wine and sandwich shop in the French Market (next to the from the heart cafe). The muffalettas here are made fresh and are served warm, having been lightly toasted. Had I not tried this muffaletta first I might have... More 

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Caledonia, Illinois
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We made it a priority to stop here and have a Muffaletta sandwich from the first place to ever serve them!!! We were not disappointed!!! Awesome small old school Italian meat market! Loved it ! I think it's a must!

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Beaumont, Texas
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46 reviews 46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

You have to go; it's the original. Sandwiches have become more commercialized, and not made as fresh as they used to be. But you still have to have one. We got a half, cut in half.

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Was there the week between Christmas and New Years and it was crowded, as usual. Do not mind the crowd at all as we love to get the sandwich and go outside by the river, or back to the courtyard of our hotel and enjoy our lunch, and waiting in line is part of the fun as you can people... More 

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Additional Information about Central Grocery Company

Address: 923 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3381
Phone Number: (504) 523-1620
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20

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