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535 Ramona St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1710
+1 650-328-2722
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good48%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“jambalaya” (35 reviews)
“beignets” (15 reviews)
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Bar, American, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
535 Ramona St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1710
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Reviewed yesterday

I visited this restaurant with a business group, and again with my wife when we visited the US. What a great find. We've never had Creole food and tried a selection from their menu. Really great tasting food, good service and lovely atmosphere. If I'm...More

Thank Ryno v
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very fun atmosphere in here for food, drinks, and late night fun! I have enjoyed my time here for drinks on weekends. Just be prepared for a very packed house. I have had dinner here and the pulled pork sandwich is amazing! I definitely recommend.

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A fairly crazy and upbeat atmosphere - parties all over the place 😀 great for large groups and those wanting a loud and vibrant atmosphere the jambalaya was great!

Thank MattChampion
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate dinner with colleagues. People had various dishes including jambalaya etc. It was good. Also drinks were good. It was a lively atmosphere and there are tvs easy to see.

Thank Sara_sakflva
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

New Orleans is one of our favorite destinations, and when there, our main purpose is to eat. Stepping into NOLA on Ramona St., is a mini-trip to the Vieux Carre. We've been coming here for years and the menu has stayed pretty much the same,...More

Thank MikeanGin
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

Made reservations for a brunch here at this New Orleans themed restaurant in downtown Palo Alto. My girlfriend really wanted me to experience this place and it was definitely worth it. Great and friendly service along with amazing food make this place a must visit...More

Thank Blake B
Reviewed May 24, 2017

New Orleans themed restaurant with interesting decor. Food was ok. Salad with quinoa was adequate. It's fine.

Thank travuluv2014
Reviewed May 21, 2017

The restaurant has a French Quarter look to it with outdoor dining and a railed balcony. The food was good, try the jambalaya, fresh oysters and beignets for desert. Seating by the fountain is nice but the kitchen can be a bit distracting. The food...More

Thank Shaymur
Reviewed May 15, 2017

I went to Nola's with a group of 13 people. We had a reservation for 8:30 but weren't seated until 9pm. The building itself is very cool. It has an open roof and so there are patio heaters inside the restaurant. The service wasn't great....More

Thank mldollaz
Reviewed May 12, 2017 via mobile

From the beads hanging over the entryway to the trendy top 40 music pumping out, you know this will be a lively and exuberant atmosphere. Combine that with a lengthy cocktail list and spirits of just about anything, you are guaranteed to find a delightful...More

Thank David O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 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 - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 535 Ramona St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1710
  • Public Transportation: CalTrans Palo Alto. And a late night cab stand on the weekends.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-328-2722
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