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Wed, 1/26
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$31 - $50
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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French Quarter
0.3 miles from French Quarter
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came in for dinner when looking for a restaurant in the area. Cafe Sbsia had great review so we decided to check it out. We were greeted by the maitre’d and immediately seated.nThere was a lovely jazz trio playing and our waiter Thomas arrived...immediately. He informed us of the daily specials and answered all of our questions about the menu. Thomas was attentive and service was fast and the meals were delicisou. The Courtboullion was exceptional as was the redfish and appetizers. The attention to detail was not lost on us and service was impeccable. Ms. Mildred the wife of the owner personally directed us tot he restrooms and the atmosphere was exactly what one wants from a New Orleans Bistro. with Excellent service, food and drinks I rate this excellent and I definitely will be returning. I recommend it without hesitation.More

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed December 12, 2021 via mobile

Ate their on our trip to New Orleans, wonderful experience. Beautiful place, attentive and professional staff, excellent food. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed October 26, 2021

I took my daughter her for dinner for her 22nd birthday, and we had an excellent experience. We were greeted warmly, with "Happy birthday"s from the staff. Our vaccination cards were checked, and the tables were safely distanced. Clientele included locals and visitors. The crawfish...beignets melt in your mouth. My courtbouillion was heavenly, and my daughter was delighted with the catfish almondine. dessert was served with a discreet birthday candle. This dining experience was a memorable highpoint of our visit to New Orleans.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed October 25, 2021

Friends and I grabbed dinner reservations here. While not terrible, probably not a place we would go back to if we visited New Orleans again. Friend and I ordered Hurricanes and they tasted like they were made with a very cheap rum and not shaken...well enough. We also got the Pasta Jambalaya and thought the taste was lacking. I'm usually a big fan of spicy food, but this just didn't taste good. We also felt the balcony was not as scenic as it appeared on the restaurant's website. The things that were good: we had reservations and the staff was ready for us. The staff was really accommodating, answered all of our questions, and gave attentive service.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed October 15, 2021

Beautiful restaurant, Amazing Food, and Live Music made for a fantastic brunch. My shrimp & grits was wonderfully creamy, and enough food for a 2nd meal. Husband had eggs & crab cakes and they were the best I have ever eaten. When I think of...New Orleans, I will always reminisce about Cafe Sbisa!More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed October 9, 2021 via mobile

A jewel in the French market area. Only open on the weekend, I walked by this place several times and it was closed. Was a little worried about reservation I had there on Saturday night. But come Saturday night is was pleasantly surprised. What a...great restaurant. Great vibe, great service and superb food. I had the Trout Eugene with shrimp, crawfish tails and blue crab fingers. Wow, it was great. Finished with the best bread pudding we have had. Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed October 8, 2021 via mobile

The gumbo was amazing!! The food was delicious. The service was warm and friendly. Thomas G was AMAZING!! Even gave us a tutorial on making Gumbo. Will definitely be back. Sunday bottomless brunch are sure to be amazing!!!

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed August 14, 2021 via mobile

I chaperoned a newly engaged couple around the city for a few days. Hitting all the usual grande dame resteraunts. I booked Cafe Sbisa after having been a few times in past but most recently 3 years ago. The experience was spectacular from start to...end. Our server Thomas was friendly, outgoing and took good care of us. He was the star of the show. The second star was the food. The shrimp and grits where the best ever and I've had allot of them. Pastalya, filet mignon special, wedge salads and crab cakes a flat 10 of 10. This chef and his team can flat out cook and deliver!More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed June 13, 2021 via mobile

We loved this place! We ate there for brunch-food was delicious! The jazz band really set the mood for being in New Orleans.

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed May 31, 2021 via mobile

If restaurants can have groupies, Sbisa has found itself an entire family full. We went for the gumbo, loved it, and came back the next day to sample other items from the dinner menu. Divine. So we returned on Sunday for the brunch. Mercy. I'm...taking a group of friends for a birthday celebration this week. Can't wait. You shouldn't either.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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August 21, 2019|
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Response from laurazzzz2014 | Reviewed this property |
No dress code
August 13, 2019|
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Response from 66judyb | Reviewed this property |
You have an option for bottomless or not. I believe it was around 15 a person for bottomless. Well worth it.
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July 24, 2019|
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Response from lynnhharrison | Reviewed this property |
Not as such, though they can modify menu items (exclude meat sauce, capers, shellfish, etc) to suit children’s tastes and they have the usual soft drinks.
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Yes, Cafe Sbisa offers takeout services.

Cafe Sbisa is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4