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Royal Cafe

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) #439 of 1,537 Restaurants in New Orleans $$ - $$$ American, Seafood,
700 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70116-3113
+1 504-528-9086
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good29%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“oysters” (18 reviews)
“tortellini” (2 reviews)
“burger” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
700 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70116-3113
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the time I walked by to the time I left I received excellent service! The people at the door set to lure you in did just that and I'm glad they did! I sat and the bar and Jeff served me. He is such...More

Thank SunshineMarie26
Reviewed June 23, 2017

Waited in line for a little while. We sat at the bar and Ordered the raw oysters and drinks. Oysters were tastless. The oysters rockafellar were a little better, but then a lot of salt. Had other appetizer that also fell short. Our bartender was...More

Thank Janie6061
Reviewed April 17, 2017

Bartenders and drinks are top notch. The Bloody Mary's are the best I've EVER had, hands down. Unfortunately, the food wasn't good. So, worth the stop if you sit at the bar. Otherwise, find another place.

Thank LetThemHaveIt
Reviewed March 12, 2017

Went after a parade. Service was very slow and the food was mediocre. Waitress seemed confused. Wouldn't go again.

Thank jupiterem
Reviewed March 5, 2017

Food was outstanding, and staff is friendly, prompt, and attentive. We ate at the bar, and Donald took excellent care of us while shelling oysters for all the patrons at the bar -- up to 1,500 oysters per shift! Highly recommend this place -- we...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

Searched out for this bar because we wanted to go again. My husband and I first went to this quaint bar and restaurant about 2 years and it was exactly as if was when we pulled up to the bar for a late night dozen...More

Thank tne1025
Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

This is a must while in NOLA. Fresh sandwiches and some of the best beignets ever. Skip the tourists beignets, these are authentic. Try the coffee a French roast with chicory. Next time in the French Quarters give this gem a try! Great are for...More

Thank 53traveler
Reviewed January 24, 2017 via mobile

Had amazing shrimp balls on a mushroom base. Amazing sea food tortellini and charcoal oysters. They served a nice Argentinian Malbec wine. Place itself is not special but food Was really good:

Thank lusiane
Reviewed December 29, 2016

This is an upscale (but not extremely high end) restaurant and oyster bar. The food is consistently excellent and they make great drinks. I've been there twice with my husband alone, twice for lunch by myself, and once for dinner with my husband and two...More

Thank Lori V
Reviewed December 26, 2016

They have really very good food, and happy hours every day from 4:00pm to 6:00pm. Gambo is good, but my favorite is Banana split Ice cream, they fry banana and then burn it in rum and poor it over vanilla ice cream in front of...More

Thank slanas
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70116-3113
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighborhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-528-9086
Closed due to damage sustained in Hurricane Katrina.
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