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Jacques-Imo's Cafe

8324 Oak St, New Orleans, LA 70118-2044
+1 504-861-0886
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cornbread” (161 reviews)
“fried chicken” (223 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8324 Oak St, New Orleans, LA 70118-2044
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Service was perfect! We had the alligator cheescake, and Boudin cheese balls for appetizers. So delicious! We had the Cajun bouillabaisse and the Crawl fish Etouffee... So so good! If you have a chance, eat here and try anything, I am sure it is all...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Latterman
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We liked this place so much we went back on the same night with our son who having a late dinner. A artistic ambiance with lots of local color and tones. The gator and shrimp cheesecake was terrific. We also had the duck breast and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank flynjack1
Reviewed 1 week ago

staff did an outstanding job, some reviews speak of bad service but none was evident tonight. Started with the shrimp and alligator cheesecake, very good and would recommend. Next course was the blackened redfish, perfectly cook and well seasoned. I would recommend the place to...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank John Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

In NOLA for the Sugar Bowl with son and on New Year's Eve there wasn't much open without a 1-2 hour wait. Walked by Jacques-Imo's and got an immediate seat at the bar. I ordered smothered chicken and son fried chicken. Everything was superb. Great...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MarkM76180
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a memorable dinner here for 6. You can get a reservation for 5 or more. Great drinks. The oysters were our favorite...

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank CathandLee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere was very nice. Loved walking through the kitchen to get to the tables. The service was excellent.The food was outstanding. This was authentic cajan cuisine. The Étouffée was superb. This restaurant even accommodated individual preferences as one member of our party was a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Latebloomer-48
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came in here expecting great things and they delivered. The complimentary corn bread you get upon sitting down was delicious, but the shrimp and alligator cheesecake stole the show. It was fantastic. I also enjoyed the catfish stuffed with crabmeat. This place is not...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Yankeebaseball
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is out of this world! Food was delicious and such a great space, you have to walk through the kitchen to get to the tables. We had an issue with a dish and the owner came by and straightened it out ASAP!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank srcesq
Reviewed December 14, 2018

We took the St Charles line streetcar to Carrollton & Oak stop - its a 3 - 4 block walk from Carrollton. The entrees come with salad and 2 sides. We shared a large piece of Grouper with crabmeat topping. The salad is spinach with...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Resort802695
Reviewed December 3, 2018

The wait time for dinner on a Saturday night was 60+ minutes but waiting for those cornbread muffins was well worth it. Buttery, hint of garlic ...can you say YUM? I ordered the fried chicken entree. It comes with the muffins, small plate of spinach...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LindaSeattle
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Chris B
March 19, 2018|
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Response from 794sidg | Reviewed this property |
From what I understand, you can make reservations if you have a party of 5 or more. You’d have to see the operation.. even w reservations you’d probably have to wait a bit. The best advice is to get there shortly after it... More
Nikaela B
February 10, 2018|
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Response from Chrissie777 | 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $30
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8324 Oak St, New Orleans, LA 70118-2044
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Leonidas
  • Neighborhood: Leonidas
  • Phone Number: +1 504-861-0886
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