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Cafe Maspero

601 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1029
+1 504-523-6250
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“muffaletta” (133 reviews)
“jambalaya” (182 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
601 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1029
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Friends and I visited here after a long hot day in NOLA. We were ready to EAT, and we wanted some local cuisine. It wasn't awful. Service was slow for sure, but our waitress was sweet. Everything seemed fine when the food arrived. My friends...More

Thank stfualicombs
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came to this restaurant after a day-long tour at the reccomdation of our tour guide (he reccomended the muffalettas and the onion soup) Two of us ordered the muffalettas and two ordered oyster po-boys and of course we tried the onion soup. The muffalettas here...More

Thank Maeldwyn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in on a tour guide recommendation. It's OK, hurricane was yummy but didn't enjoy the Oyster sandwich.. And Oysters are my favorite. Bread was too soft and chewy, oysters too salty. Other people seemed to be enjoying the food so maybe thats just my...More

Thank kerriepie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Across from Jax brewery. we had great sandwiches and the service was excellent. we will definitely return in the future

Thank Fritz B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking in the Jackson Square area of the French Quarter on a sultry morning in New Orleans, we decided to get off our feet for a while and have some lunch. Noticed on the menu that their muffalettas were a "local favorite" and decided to...More

Thank BamaGrandslammer
Angela P, General Manager at Cafe Maspero, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi "BamaGrandslammer", Thank you for taking the time during your vacation to write a review. I'm delighted that you enjoyed our muffaletta. Your detailed description made me enjoy one for lunch today. I hope to see you all again before you return home. Best Wishes...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stop in here with friends late night after participating in the Pride Parade. We were exhausted and starving! We each ordered a beer and some PoBoys. Three of us had the Roast Beef and the odd man out had the spicy sausage. I live in...More

Thank Lisa50207
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

place was recommended by a tour guide . Food selection is not that great , PO boy can have at JONNY'S PO BOY fish was over fried , in general 3/5More

Thank Natan k
Thomas B, Area Director at Cafe Maspero, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Natan, Thank you for your recent visit to Cafe Maspero. It is unfortunate that you did not enjoy your experience. We also enjoy our neighbor's over at Johnny's but we think ours is pretty good too. I have shared your comments with team at Cafe...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Restaurant in at busy corner in French Quarter. Sit by the open windows to have a beer and enjoy watching activity outside. Prices here have outpaced the quality. $5 for small Abita Amber in cold mug and $16 for an oyster sandwich. Taste still good....More

Thank mfsinmo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nabbed a seat by the open windows...great spot to people watch. Like many of the restaurants you’ll find in this area, there is nothing special that stands out but the food is good and hits the spot after you’ve been out walking around for a...More

Thank LFisher1717
Angela M, General Manager at Cafe Maspero, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi L. Fisher, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. Hope to see you soon. Best Wishes, Angela M. General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking the French Quarter one morning, places like Cafe du Monde were packed. Looking for something a little less crowded and further off the beaten path, I found Cafe Maspero. It was quieter and less crowded. The staff was nice and efficient. I was seated...More

Thank chrisncami
Angela M, General Manager at Cafe Maspero, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Chris & Cami, I'm delighted that you stopped in. I will share your kind review with my team. Best Wishes & we hope to see you soon, Angela M. General Manager

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story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
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Todd T
December 28, 2017|
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Response from AFPayne | Reviewed this property |
there are tvs at the bar. sorry this is late...
Karen S
March 7, 2017|
Response from DortD | Reviewed this property |
I don't know you!! I think!!
Edwin W
April 28, 2016|
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Response from James S | Reviewed this property |
Yes this is the restaurant and there are times you may encounter lines to get in. I will add however that their staff is very good at getting people in and out pretty quickly. The best times for me is when it first opens... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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: +1 504-523-6250
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