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New Orleans Take Out

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1517 Monroe St, Madison, WI 53711-2020
(608) 241-6655
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small portions for trying to represent New Orleans. Customer Service was lacking (kind of threw down our order and did not want to answer questions). Red beans and rice was tasty and Shrimp Etoufee was super spicy but was also delicious. The french bread was worth the trip.

Thank Emily N
Necedah, Wisconsin
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

wow this place has it all if you like Cajun food , cant wait to get a poor boy sandwich and some dirty rice , always good oh don't forget the beans and rice ! mmmmm

Thank Daryl S
Madison, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Excellent,spicy cajun food for take out cooked by people who know NOLA food. Fairly priced and well packed and presented. Yum!

Thank Cynthia S
Merrimac, Wisconsin
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109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Close but no cigar. Everything on the menu was perfect. Having been to New Orleans on business trips I had certain expectations. I took a friend to New Orleans Take Out based on it's reputation and food type. I had a po boy and the bread was stale. Nuf said. My guest had the special of the day and it... More 

Thank TravelersAH
Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

My husband and I live in the Twin Cities and he travels. His home office is in Madison WI, We love Cajun food the take out here is fabulous, he has an assignment to bring me home this Excellent New Orleans Food. When we lived in Cottage Grove Wi and I worked as a Home Health Nurse seeing patients all... More 

Thank NewYorkMOM51
Madison, Wisconsin
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55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

This is by far the best New Orleans food I've had in Madison. After vacationing in New Orleans a year ago, I did not think I would be able to get that kind of flavor here. Absolutely love this place.

Thank ElConquistador000
North Mankato, Minnesota
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

True N.O. flavors and they don't skimp on the heat. The fish and seafood are amazing despite being in the middle of the continent. I go back every time I'm in Madison and I dream about this place in between.

Thank SarahJC8511RL
Madison, Wisconsin
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Awesome food, shrimp and fish taste incredibly fresh.All cooked to order. I've been there a million times, I'd recommend the shrimp po'boy with creole sauce, or the blackened catfish, or deb's shrimp.. really anything there is great.

Thank jasiu2k
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Every time we come back to Madison, we make a point to go to NOTO. The food is always excellent and I would much rather get take-out here than go to some of the other overpriced pseudo-Cajun restaurants that come and go. The food is always excellent and you can't beat the prices.

Thank SKP41218
Sabana Westpunt, Curacao
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

I'm not going to comment about the atmosphere, because it is a take out joint. We ordered the special of the day, which was a ham, sausage and chicken jambalaya. The portion was a good size, but it was mostly rice. Hardly any seasoning at all, rather bland. Chicken and ham were both very dry, sausage was tasty, though. Would... More 

Thank Charles S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cajun & Creole
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
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
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1517 Monroe St, Madison, WI 53711-2020
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: (608) 241-6655

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