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New Orleans Lunchbox

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4000 Holmes Ave NW, Huntsville, AL 35816-4120
+1 256-830-0081
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“jambalaya” (6 reviews)
“bread pudding” (2 reviews)
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Cajun & Creole
$$ - $$$
4000 Holmes Ave NW, Huntsville, AL 35816-4120
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Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

Wow! We found this place online, we reluctantly went inside. We were greeted by Mary who made our experience that much better! She made wonderful suggestions. She had us try her special bread! It's worth the drive. The gumbo, jambalaya and ref beans and rice...More

Thank kimcgeorgia
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

I came here for lunch on the recommendation of several coworkers and boy was I glad I did! It was completely off my radar while preparing for my trip to Huntsville. It is located in the Marathon gas station at the edge of the University...More

Thank MLTraveler23
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

I lived in New Orleans many years and The food here is authentic and very tasty. Unfortunately i have been a little disappointed lately. The new guy making sandwiches needs a bit of training on how to make a po boy sandwich. The crawfish etouffee...More

Thank Napltp
Reviewed March 31, 2017 via mobile

We came to try the New Orleans food but ended up with spectacular BBQ. We shared a smoked platter: ribs, pork, brisket and sausage and chicken. Enough to feed an army. The sides were also fabulous - broccoli salad and coleslaw. The meat was smoked...More

Thank cindyannsmith
Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

I've eaten here twice, and both times I have been blown away by the tremendous flavor of the food. The shrimp etoufee is unbelievably good. The red beans and rice are seasoned perfectly - best I've ever had, Same goes for the gumbo. Today, I...More

Thank Igotfire
Reviewed August 14, 2016

Found this place by accident...searching online for BBQ places...and convenient to those living/working on Redstone Arsenal. The restaurant is located in a convenience store/gas station. Large smoker on wheels behind store/restaurant. Restaurant is order service at the counter. Tables/seating for inside dining or walking/call in...More

Thank RobertL0001
Reviewed April 17, 2016

I had their fare from the food truck at UAH's senior weekend. The pulled pork and jumbalaya were AWESOME! The smell will have you drooling while you wait!

Thank Kelley2639
Reviewed September 30, 2015

The food is fantastic. Some of the best, if not THE best, wings in town. Sides were delicious too. Would love it if they expanded to a "real" restaurant.

Thank c0ldbeerhere
Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

Visited New Orleans Lunch Box with a small group. Each of us had something different so we could share. I pleased to say that everything was outstanding from the pivot to the wings and sides. And the restaurant being in a gas station created an...More

Thank Larry M
Reviewed June 2, 2015 via mobile

Start out by saying this place is in an odd location, a gas station/quick mart. Not a location I would look for a place to eat. We went in to eat based on reviews I found on google. One review raved about the brisket so...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4000 Holmes Ave NW, Huntsville, AL 35816-4120
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Huntsville
  • Phone Number: +1 256-830-0081
  • E-mail
New Orleans Lunchbox is Roland Lowrey’s first restaurant open to the public. Don’t let the location fool you the restaurant has 4 booths and a counter for dining in.Featuring slow cooked barbecue ribs, smoked brisket, barbecue chicken along with traditional cajun dishes like jambalaya and red beans and rice line-up next to the po’ boys that Roland’s Cajun Catering made famous over the last 30 years.
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