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1000 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3310
504-527-5000
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Drinks, Lunch

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  • 104
    Excellent
  • 177
    Very good
  • 91
    Average
  • 30
    Poor
  • 25
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
poboy with live jazz music

we had a shrimp poboy which was ok, nothing special but we have listen to some jazz music and the service was nice

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
Diana_Dobrescu
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Bucharest, Romania
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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English first
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Came here for brunch, had a buffet that was excellent and reasonable priced. Has the option of eating in with AC or outside with the live music

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Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

we had a shrimp poboy which was ok, nothing special but we have listen to some jazz music and the service was nice

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New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Although we enjoyed the live jazz music, the meal was not enjoyable. I had six shrimp (with heads in the shell which is OK by me), but the six shrimp cost too much for what I could have gotten elsewhere. The restaurant is probably overpriced because of its location. I do not recommend this restaurant with all the other fine... More 

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Upper Marlboro, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I was slightly disappointed :( The Good - The location is amazing! Walking distance to everything you would want to see, touch, and taste. The food was ok by NoLa standards, good by most peoples but no where near my favorite place of the trip. The prices were nice and we did enjoy live entertainment which is always a plus... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

My friend and I were visiting and came across this place in our travels. We heard the live music on the patio and decided to enjoy some drinks inside and cool off. The staff were incredible! The bartender (Raymond) was very engaging, personable, and funny. I did not try any of the food but my friend and I enjoyed our... More 

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Temple, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

While the food is not spectacular, the location (near Jackson Square, the French market, Cafe Du Monde) and live music made it a place for us to try. In door seating is available, or under the patio to listen to music.

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Keota, Oklahoma
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

They have inside or outside dining and they did have a jazz band playing while we were there which was very entertaining. The food was average and overpriced

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

We ate here while walking through the French Market area. The food was not the best and the service was very, very slow. The waiters and waitresses were just standing around, while our glasses were empty and we were waiting for more to drink. I ordered the jambalaya, and it was somewhat cold and did not taste the best. The... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

The place is located in a good spot on a corner. Aimed for the passerby tourist and that matches exactly the quality of the food. Not great but definitely not bad. The live music outside is nice, practicing young enthusiast musicians. Not bad for an easy meal.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

I'm so sorry to have stumbled across this restaurant. We were hungry and tired after a morning tour and wanted a late lunch somewhere. I think it would be great for a drink outside as there were musicians who were quite good. The food was dull and awful and tasted like it wasn't fresh at all. I tried the "Taste... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1000 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3310
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighborhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: 504-527-5000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?