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Jacques-Imo's Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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Fried Grits
with white corn and tasso
Shrimp And Alligator Sausage Cheesecake
Crabmeat Stuffed Shrimp
with magnolia sauce
Fried Green Tomatoes
with shrimp remoulade
Eggplant Jacques-imo's
oyster dressing and wild mushroom sauce
Smothered Chicken
with biscuits dark meat only
Chicken Pontalba
with roasted potatoes, mushrooms and b'earnaise
Blackened Redfish
with crab-chili hollandaise
Dark Meat 18.95
White Meat 19.95
Fried Chicken Plate
Carpet Bagger Steak
with oysters, caramelized onions, blue cheese, & tasso hollandaise
Stuffed Pork Chop
ground beef and shrimp stuffing
Shrimp Creole
with rice
Grilled Duck Breast
with orange glaze, shiitake mushrooms and pecans
Shrimp Etouffee
with rice
Cajun Bouillibaisse
with oysters, shrimp, mussels, fresh fish
All Entrees Include House Salad And Choice Of Two Side Dishes:
Mashed Potatoes
French Fries
Mashed Sweet Potatoes
Red Beans Or Butter Beans And Rice
Corn Maquechoux
Mixed Greens
Potato Salad
Cole Slaw
Smothered Cabbage
$20 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is by far the best restaurant we tried during our vacation in Nola and we tried many! I have to say it was a really pleasant surprise. Everything was so good I have nothing bad to say. We went with the kids and they...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Daniroure
Reviewed 3 days ago

From the time you walk in the door, the staff are greeting you and making you feel welcome. For a higher-end restaurant, it has a very laid-back feel. Our server was very good, and the food even better. Grilled duck breast, pan-teed rabbit, pasta, sides...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank DeputyDawgJax
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved everything about this place. The wait staff were welcoming and atmosphere unpretentious. The food was top rate. Loved everything and recommend highly. Warm bread pudding was awesome.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank MontelongoFamily
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This off the beaten path is a must. Come for the cheap beer and ambiance, stay for the alligator cheesecake and some real cajun food.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Mexicodiver24
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is always packed and sometimes hard to even get in on a weekend, but today our timing was spot on. Here’s the positive : the barbecued shrimp over rice was delicious, the grouper was good and the corn muffins were delicious. Service was...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank lizs455
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Old pick-up truck on the curb out front with a paint job that looks like the painter was high as a kite. You walk thru the kitchen to get to the tables. Vinyl table clothes that differ on each table. My has been a Christmas...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank JoeFromAtlanta
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have eaten here many times and it has always been a favorite. Very eclectic atmosphere, loud and fun but my last visit was disappointing. My redfish was good but disappointing with presentation, BBQ shrimp served without "dipping bread", salmon filet was raw. I will...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank Blu51
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food, starting with the alligator cheesecake and ending with the creme brulee. Fantastic service by the wait staff and loved the lighting.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Nicole M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Finally made it to one of our longtime bucket list must-do eateries and it was definitely worth the effort to get there. After being told by so many friends about how great the dining experience at Jacques-Imo’s would be for us, we were almost skeptical...until...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank HornJock
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Oh my gosh! What a gem of a place. The watermelon mojito was so fresh and delicious-I could have had 10 (but that would be bad the next morning)! The food was authentic and delicious and the atmosphere amazing. Definitely take time to leave the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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feel. Home to Tulane and Loyola Universities, all the
students living in the area ensure that Uptown and
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fun. Two of the liveliest thoroughfares for nightlife
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Chris B
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Yes, we didn’t need them though.
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February 10, 2018|
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Response from Andre M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can easily park in the street. We went there twice in November and had no trouble finding a parking space along the side walk. Hope this helps.
April 23, 2017|
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