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Cafe Maspero

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French Quarter
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601 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1029
504-523-6250
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 143
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  • 57
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  • 55
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Muffaletta

Every time I go to New Orleans I eat a muffaletta at Cafe Maspero. If it is time to go home I get an extra sandwich to take home. Just that good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Lisa B
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Lafayette, Louisiana
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The food and service was wonderful. If you plan on going to the French Quarter you should check them out. Prices are descent and each item has a good sized portion (see picture).

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Thank Keaira F
Columbus, Ohio
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51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I went here thinking it was the original Pierra maspero's. I walked in and instantly realized it was not the same. Our cab driver told us it has the same owners so we wrongly assumed the food would be similar. The service was not great and when I ordered the jambalaya I was severely disappointed. Tasted like it had been... More 

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Thank ScottFred84
Quinlan
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88 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

we have to go about twice every time we go to New Orleans. They have the best mufalatas and french onion soup. and they have very good strawberry drinks. good place to sit and people watch too.

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Thank Belinda S
San Diego, California
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stumbled upon the restaurant in our search for a muffaletto. We had hear about this crazy sandwich and just had to try it. We were not disappointed! This sandwich was GIGANTIC! It would for sure feed any two people. In addition to that, I have found the best French onion soup that I have ever had!!! I order FOS... More 

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Thank angiagram
Lafayette, Louisiana
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Every time I go to New Orleans I eat a muffaletta at Cafe Maspero. If it is time to go home I get an extra sandwich to take home. Just that good.

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Thank Lisa B
Baltimore, Maryland
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Terrific casual,authentic NOLA restaurant located near Jackson Square. Great for the Creole dishes that you want to have when you visit the town. Delicious, generous portions at very reasonable cost. Excellent service

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Thank hswmd
Dallas
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414 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 262 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Been coming here for 20 years. Food is all ways great and this is the best value in the quarter. Low prices and good quality. Don't be afraid to wait in the long line outside. It moves quickly and I don't think I have ever waited more than 20 minutes

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Thank tangojohnDallas
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The sign caught my eye and the menu sounded great. The hostess greeted us and made us feel welcomed right away, not sure of her name but she was great. The server was funny and helped us figure out what to eat. He keep our glasses full, which is one of my pet peeves when servers don't. Food simple, great,... More 

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Thank Danielle F
Houston
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35 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We always visit Cafe Maspero when in New Orleans. This place has the regular cajun favorites. The portions are big, the atmosphere is great and the prices are great.

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Thank phooks15
Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This cafe is always our first night's stop when in New Orleans... a cup of jambalaya, a cup of french onion soup... and the catfish sandwich which we split as it's so generous in portion. Great ambiance and super staff! Don't miss it!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 601 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1029
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighborhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: 504-523-6250

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, French, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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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 French Quarter

Neighborhood Profile
French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port of call for folks in search of a good time and a great story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the Quarter, brightly colored Victorian homes and businesses, famously done up with wrought-iron features, provide a distinct and immediately recognizable backdrop for all varieties of fun. At any given moment in this historic riverside setting, some of America’s finest meals are being cooked, most potent cocktails are being mixed, and most engaging music is being performed.