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The Grocery

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Garden District
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2854 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70115-4461
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Durham, North Carolina
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Best sandwiches in New Orleans would be accurate. You have to go to the Garden District to get this, but what a delight. Coupled with a walking tour of the Garden District and you have a perfect pairing for a nice afternoon, away from the French Quarter.

Thank LikeItActive
Detroit, Michigan
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We saw this place on the trolley on Friday, and when we were wandering around the Garden District on Saturday, just happened to be by here and fell into it making our way back to St. Charles St. Our friends got the Cuban, and my wife got the Creole Corned Beef pressed po boy. Holy. Moly. I mean, it almost... More 

Thank James J
New Orleans, Louisiana
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I used to eat at this place a lot but went in recently for lunch and the prices have gone way up and the sandwiches aren't as filled as they used to be.

Thank Jamie d
Miami Beach, Florida
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338 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick bite before visiting the Lafayette cemetery and was not disappointed. Chose a muffaletta,it was nicely pressed with meats,gooey cheese and salty olives,yummy! Washed it down with a local Southern Pecan brown ale... gave me enough sustenance to go on with my visit. When in the Garden District make sure to keep The Grocery as one... More 

Thank ARodriguezP
New York City, New York
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

Looks like a dive, but the food is made behind the counter of this small eatery, and it is good. Been here with friends and family and have never been disappointed.

Thank 1Bubba2015
Mexico City, Mexico
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Very nice place to have lunch as a start or finish point for the Garden district. Try the cuban pressed po boy and a real cold beer

1 Thank GuiomarGarcia
New Orleans, Louisiana
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233 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

First of all . . Plan to smell like this place the rest of your day. No vent = stinky at work the rest of the day. The staff is NOT friendly. Not sure why. . The place was pretty much empty at 12:30 on a Tuesday. Turkey mushroom melt that carried over from the previous owner is good, but... More 

Thank localyokel1976
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30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

We were walking in the Garden district and walked in for a bottle of water. We found found a delicious lunch menu. The pressed po boys are fantastic.

Thank Jodi C
Grovetown, Georgia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016

This review is not against the restaurant. ..I just didn't like the muffuletta. Too salty for my taste. Wanted to try it because I had seen it on tv as a must try when u visit NOLA. If I return it will not be for the muffuletta.

Thank jamonetime
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

While visiting the Garden District, we were very disappointed to be turned away by commanders Palace because one of our party was wearing shorts. It was lunchtime and hot outside and we really needed a break so we stopped in at the grocery and what a pleasant surprise! We ordered grilled cheese sandwiches with bacon and OMG! This was the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $15
American, Delicatessen
Restaurant features
Takeout, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2854 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70115-4461
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Garden District
  • Neighborhood: Garden District
  • Phone Number: 15048959524

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Typical questions asked:
  • 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.
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