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Cafe Nola

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1625 Highway 51, Ponchatoula, LA 70454-6593
+1 985-386-2266
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“pasta” (9 reviews)
“shrimp” (9 reviews)
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American, Italian, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1625 Highway 51, Ponchatoula, LA 70454-6593
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Never disappointed by the food and service at NOLA. Good variety of food, priced right, nice decor. Good variety of foods from American, Italian, Seafood. Ample parking, great bar.

Thank Grace B
Reviewed May 28, 2017

Hard to find eggs Benedict around here but Cafe NOLA has it and does a good job. Served on a fried green tomato with a side of lovely creamy grits this s the place for a Sunday brunch.

Thank teenasan3
Reviewed May 21, 2017 via mobile

Thank you Cafe Nola for a fabulous event! Held my daughters graduation dinner there last night! Had 30 guests attend....had enough food to feed an army! Everything was hot, fresh & delicious! Excellent service! Chef Bobby, Chef Rabbit, Amanda & our servers was incredible to...More

Thank Amy D
Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

Very nice lunch here. Seafood salad (crawfish, lump crab, grilled shrimp) with remoulade sauce is delicious. A tad short on lump crab meat, but nonetheless wonderful. Service fast and friendly. Despite the skimpiness of the actual seafood in the seafood salad and the dark, cavernous...More

Thank Swampcactus
Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

Good food and warm service. The servers all smiled and were very nice and accommodating. Food arrived in a timely manner and tasted good. Everyone left full.

Thank trebor_skraps
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Good service, good ambiance, restaurant has always been clean. We have never have to wait long for food.

Thank Rhejoe
Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

Pasta Fiz and oysters for lunch. Pasta with a shrimp and crab cream sauce, salad and bread pudding . All very tasty! Fried oysters, Cole slaw, fries, hush puppies and bread pudding. Very good oysters, hush puppies and bread pudding. Arches over drive entrances prohibit...More

Thank BBQueen52
Reviewed December 12, 2016

You will find something for everyone! Great Fílet, hamburgers, fried seafood, and on and on. Love the place. Eat lunch there at least one time per month!

Thank Suzy H
Reviewed November 9, 2016

We had high hoped for this restaurant based upon reviews we had read online. The gumbo was good. The shrimp basket was skimpy and the French fries undercooked. The hamburger was below average, not as good as McDonalds.

Thank CvonC
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

We were headed home on a trip and stayed at a La Quinta in Hammond (ex 40 on I-12). The front desk told us about this place. One word.... Great! Everything is made fresh in house from the burgers to the pasta. Started with Fried...More

Thank Joel R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1625 Highway 51, Ponchatoula, LA 70454-6593
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Ponchatoula
  • Phone Number: +1 985-386-2266
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