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Cafe Roma

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1901 Sophie Wright Place, New Orleans, LA 70130
504-524-2419
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Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Takeout

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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
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  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Needs a little tweeking

Tried this place twice First time I decide to get a pizza. They had online ordering available, and a good size menu of variety of pizza toppings, sandwiches, salads, and desserts. I went with building my own because I couldn’t change any of the toppings off their specials. The only thing I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 9, 2015
jenniealee
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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty empty place, not sure how people don't know about this place. Great food - especially impressed with the pizza. Excuse the half-eaten pizza in the picture - I couldn't wait to try it!

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Thank Christopher R
Mesa, Arizona
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181 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

Tried this place twice First time I decide to get a pizza. They had online ordering available, and a good size menu of variety of pizza toppings, sandwiches, salads, and desserts. I went with building my own because I couldn’t change any of the toppings off their specials. The only thing I didn’t like about the pizza was the fresh... More 

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1 Thank jenniealee
New Orleans, Louisiana
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61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

I have eaten at Café Roma for Twenty- five years! This restaurant is consistent and reliable! Late night, too!

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1 Thank eventsbythirteen
New Orleans, Louisiana
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

I'm rating this based on the service and not the food. I am a sales administrator at a hotel. Typically, many places offer a hospitality discount because we do refer guests different places. Front desk told me I should try this place as they give a decent discount. I called to place my order and wasn't really able to say... More 

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1 Thank iNicoletteMarie
Austin, Texas
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

A find for casual lunch off Magazine St. My wife's muffuletta had fresh baked Italian bread that was outstanding. I had a salad and they threw in a sliced of fresh baked pizza that was excellent. There were two businessmen in suits in here working on projects while they ate. This just shows you that you can go off the... More 

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1 Thank Forrest P
Brookhaven, Mississippi
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

PURE. ITALIAN. ECSTASY! I loooooved it! It is unique and located in the Garden District off Annunciation! Delicious. I will be back. WAS A PLUS FOR GROUPONS! ;)

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1 Thank imarabrenyan
New Orleans, Louisiana
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I ordered meatballs and spaghetti over the weekend and the dish looked perfect when I first opened it up. I removed the two meatballs from the plate to cut them up and noticed that a yellowish oily liquid had pooled in the indentations the meatballs had left in the pasta. I pushed the spaghetti to one side to see where... More 

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1 Thank Kathleen L
Columbus, Ohio, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Some of the worst pasta I have ever had. We ordered Chicken Alfredo and Manicotti. The Alfredo looked like chicken noodle soup and was inedible. The manicotti was worse than the cheapest frozen dinner. And to top it all off...the delivery boy was very rude.

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1 Thank Chelcie R
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

We ordered, pizza, salads and wings. The pizza and salad were excellent. The wings were not noteworthy. The Italian salad came with a house made creamy Italian dressing which was very good. And the pizza crust was not too thick nor too thin, just right. The only down side was not having beer and wine available. However, we asked and... More 

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1 Thank Lindyfrsa
Lake Charles, Louisiana
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82 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We went here for a quick early dinner. I have to say the food was very, very good but there are other issues that need some addressing. It was a very hot day, so we ordered a beer as soon as we got there, but they had none! The air conditioning was not on, door wide open with flies everywhere.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1901 Sophie Wright Place, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Garden District
  • Neighborhood: Garden District
  • Phone Number: 504-524-2419

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, American

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

Staying in Garden District

Neighborhood Profile
Garden District
Head to the Garden District for the full-on New Orleans experience replete with quaintly clanking streetcars, proudly grandiose antebellum mansions, picture perfect avenues lined with live oaks loaded down with Spanish moss, and a wealth of beautiful churches and many more architectural marvels. Even a brief excursion here makes plain why it’s called the Garden District. So, when you visit be sure to give yourself ample time for admiration at a languidly slow pace befitting such gentile strand of riverside living and to allow you to maximize each opportunity to stop and smell the roses – and whichever other blooms you might come across. While taking it all in, you’d do well to dine at one of the city’s most beloved destinations for regional cuisine. Gourmands from far and wide (and right round the corner) swear the age-old Commander’s Palace is the best restaurant in town – and have been doing so since it opened back in 1880.