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601 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1029 (French Quarter)
504-523-6250
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Ranked #343 of 1,630 Restaurants in New Orleans
Price range: $0 - $16
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Delicatessen, Hamburgers, Seafood
Neighborhood: French Quarter
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
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San Antonio, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Nice atmosphere and courteous staff, but the food is only average. In the heart of the French Quarter, I asked for Remoulade for my po-boy and they don't have it!! Brought me some of the components to try to make it myself. Good authentic red beans and rice, but go elsewhere for po-boys.

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Broussard, La
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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Let me preface this by saying we've been going to Cafe Maspero at least three or four times a year for 30 years. Everything has always been very good to excellent and very consistent, and is THE BEST deal in New Orleans, for the money. Our latest visit proved this regarding the calamari, but the pastrami was a bit cold,... More 

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Connecticut
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87 reviews 87 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

A bustling kind of café with bar food and all the Louisiana favorites. The food is well prepared, wait staff is friendly and accommodating - not a bad place to grab something quick to eat and rest your feet.

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Parksley, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

Great service! Love the muffulettas. Hubby had the gator sausage sandwich, and it was very tasty. Server recommended the french onion soup and it was great!

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Had dinner here, lots of local NO classics. The Gumbo was excellent and the seafood (Calamari) was very fresh. Wait staff was fast and attentive, very knowledgeable about the food they were serving. Pricing was very far compared to other restaurants in this area.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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129 reviews 129 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We had a large group, 10 of us. We sat upstairs and the doors were open to Royal St below so we could see and hear all the activity. The wait staff was attentive and kept us supplied with drinks. The crawfish cakes appetizer were amazing. Two in our party had shrimp and grits. They really enjoyed them. Several people... More 

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Thomas B, General Manager at Cafe Maspero, responded to this review

Jan While I love the great review, I believe you may have us confused with a different restaurant. We do not have an upstairs, raw oysters, crawfish cakes, shrimp and grits, or view of Royal Street. I would love to take the kind words but unfortunately it was not us. It sounds like you could have possibly been at one... More 

North Little Rock, Arkansas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We had lunch at the Maspero's on Decatur and it was delicious and well priced. My roast beef po'boy was tender, tasty, and smothered in yummy gravy all while served on a Leidenheimer roll. This is a new addition for Maspero's, as our waitress pointed out. They used to only serve on round french rolls. But Leidenheimer is the ONLY... More 

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Thomas B, General Manager at Cafe Maspero, responded to this review

Wendy Thank you for the recent visit and review on Tripadvisor. I am pleased you enjoyed your Roast Beef and yes, Leidenheimer is the only way to go for bread in New Orleans. I have shared your desire for Remoulade with my kitchen manager and perhaps you'll see that on a future visit. We appreciate the review and recommendation and... More 

Houston, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Awesome place with a great wait staff. French onion soup and mufaletta was awesome. Can't wait to go back.

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Thomas B, General Manager at Cafe Maspero, responded to this review

Wyza3564 Thank you for the recent review on Tripadvisor. We cant wait to have you back soon. I am thrilled you enjoyed the Muffaletta and French Onion Soup during your visit and we thank you again for the wonderful words. Sincerely Thomas W Burns General Manager Cafe Maspero More 

VancouverBC
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119 reviews 119 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Went to Cafe Maspero for lunch while wandering around the French Quarter. We each had a couple blody Mary's (very good) and an order of red beans and rice and a seafood platter. Fun atmosphere, good food, friendly staff...and the drinks here were only $6 each!!

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Thomas B, General Manager at Cafe Maspero, responded to this review

BoomchickaCuba, Thank you for the great review on Tripadvisor. I am pleased that we were one of the favorite places you dined while in New Orleans. We hope you join us again on a future visit to our city and thank you again for the kind review. Sincerely Thomas W Burns General Manager Cafe Maspero More 

Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We both ordered sandwiches and they were pretty good. Nothing spectacular or to write home about. The servings are ginormous and the prices can't be beat. The service was ok. Our server was very short with us but the food runner who brought our food out to us was very nice.

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Thomas B, General Manager at Cafe Maspero, responded to this review

amccarty78, Thank you for the recent review on Tripadvisor. While I am pleased with the 4 star review, I am concerned about the shortness of the service during your visit. We try to be fast but it should never be at the expense of a great service experience. I have shared your comments with management and staff and hope that... More 

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Additional Information about Cafe Maspero

Address: 601 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1029
Phone Number: 504-523-6250
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
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
Average Prices: USD 0 - 16
Cuisine: American, Delicatessen, Hamburgers, Seafood

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