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1000 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3310
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Lunch, Seating, Waitstaff

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Outdoor dining with good local music

Service was excellent (Lizzie). Food was good (not great). Outdoor dining was a plus, and there was a good local band.

3 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Service was excellent (Lizzie). Food was good (not great). Outdoor dining was a plus, and there was a good local band.

Thank BmxFamily
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw a band playing, the place looked fun, and we were hungry. So we stopped in on a Saturday afternoon. Got seated right away. The band quit playing as soon as we sat down. But we were asked for a donation for the band. Wait, we never heard them play! I will gladly throw $20 to a band, but... More 

Thank WMiller86
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the crab cake sandwich and fries here! The food was fresh and hot! Great place to people watch!

Thank Sandra T
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ended up sharing two appetizers as we weren't extremely hungry, and the larger entrees were expensive and/or not appealing.

Thank AJ T
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined here for breakfast outside on the patio. It was raining and underneath the patio was so refreshing and beautiful. The breakfast buffet was all you can eat and very well worth the price. The staff was super friendly and very helpful in all aspects. Great little find!

Thank Jill B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The breakfast buffet was a good value for the price. It's especially good if your hotel does not offer a good and/or hot breakfast (such as Place d'Armes). It is nothing special, just run-of-the-mill breakfast choices: grits, eggs, biscuits and gravy, fruit. However, it is nice to be able to engorge yourself before setting out to explore the city. Don't... More 

Thank Slmars1338
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had lunch here. The food was good. Not great. The entertainment was really what made it for us. It was so nice to sit outside and people watch and listen to the band!

1 Thank TXKID
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love this place. Sit relax listen to the music while you enjoy the food and drinks and people watch.

Thank loriant
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by for a lunch and was so impressed we returned the next night for dinner. Everyone in our party was more than satisfied with the meals. I am a red meat carnivore but this time I had a Redfish Ponchartrain with fries and jambalaya ....... I have to say it was been one of my best fish dinners ever!... More 

Thank KevinCBne
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner & I stopped in for dinner since it was close to Café du Monde. We had the alligator appetizer which came with a yummy sauce. I had the oyster poboy for dinner. The oysters were juicy but the white sauce was nothing special. They do have a tastey house Italian salad dressing which when added to the poboy... 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, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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?