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Cafe Maspero

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601 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1029
504-523-6250
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Takeout

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  • 127
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  • 53
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fun Place to Eat

My friends wanted fried shrimp and beer and we found both here. The food was great and the beer was cold. We loved it and will go back the next time we visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
janet k
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Houston, Texas
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Houston, Texas
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

My friends wanted fried shrimp and beer and we found both here. The food was great and the beer was cold. We loved it and will go back the next time we visit.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Four of us went to this restaruant on a Friday around 1:00. Surprisingly, we were seated immediately. I figured right around the lunch hour AND on a Friday that there might be a wait....nope and got a window seat at that! The atmosphere there is very "New Orleans"...dark, open and noisey. The food was EXCELLENT - we tried the catfish... More 

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Yucaipa, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This is our go to place the day we fly into town. They make a delicious strawberry daiquiri ($1 for a small and $3 for a large) and a delicious hot muffuletta. The restaurant is located on Decatur, across from the Jax brewery building. I recommend if you get a Po'Boy that you specify you want it on the French... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

So many choices it was VERY hard to decide. The portion sizes are large, so we split a muffaletta sandwich. It was the best sandwich I've ever had! The olive tapenade was amazing!

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Yucaipa, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Cafe Maspero located on Decatur is one of our favorite places to eat and whenever we go to New Orleans you absolutely must try the one dollar or three dollar daiquiris . These drinks are frozen and the one dollar drink comes in about a 6 ounce glass but the three dollar drink comes in a huge 24 ounce like... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

After our tour, this cafe was recommended to us by our tour guide and she was spot on. The personal size Muffaletta was great (and piled high with meat) and the french onion soup to date is the best I have ever had! I am passing the recommendation on!

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New Iberia, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Really good Poboys, but also check out Pierre Maspero's on Chartres St, excellent food and nice atomosphere.

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Tampa, Florida
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

We always get the Oysters. Hard to bet them for price quantity and quality. Not fancy, wait staff is great, good local folk, its been there forever, for a reason.

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Ohio
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Excellent dinner at Cafe Maspero!! I ordered the crab cakes (on the recommendation of the waiter) and they were fantastic. My friend ordered the sampler plate. We split both of the orders. The sampler plate consisted of shrimp etouffee (absolutely delicious!!), jambalaya (fair), and gumbo (good). Great location/atmosphere! I would go again for the shrimp etouffee and the crab cakes!!!

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Pensacola, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Best Jambalaya I've ever had. Every time I go to New Orleans I have to go hear at least once for it. The fried Oyster Po Boy is great as well.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 601 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1029
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighborhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: 504-523-6250

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16
  • Cuisine: French, American, Seafood, Sandwiches, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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