We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cafe Amelie

912 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2702
+1 504-412-8965
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (101 reviews)
“mixed salad” (17 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 pm - 9:00 pmAll hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
912 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2702
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (1,104)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 1,065 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the most pleasant server and we loved our food here...try not to miss going here if at all possible!!

Thank AaronFWA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The most charming restaurant I have ever been to. It's simply perfect. The atmosphere, the food, the staff, the location. Everything about it was incredible. We ate outside and only wandered inside to use the restrooms. The inside is small, yet intimate. We dined here...More

Thank Caitlyn W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was above the rest and food was wonderful. If you have never had shrimp and grits... this is the place to try it! I am in love!

Thank tricklic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its all about the atmosphere for me, but the food here was top-notch as well. I had a citrus chicken dish; it was unlike anything I have ever tasted before. The sauce was divine. The service was deluxe. The outdoor courtyard was enchanting. Great menu...More

Thank charlestonchick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a reservation here based on the recommendation of the hotel where we were staying (The Cornstalk Fence Hotel) and was definitely not disappointed. We arrived about a half hour before our reservation so we could enjoy a drink at the bar. The two bartenders...More

1  Thank Rose S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived 1:20 PM and was seated inside right away. Josh met us and started telling us about the special drink (Margarita made with house aged tequila in Oak barrels) and dish ( a pasta). Margarita...Perfect cool drink for being so hot outside. Ordered Oven Roasted...More

1  Thank MACatGonetothedogs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wanted to try this place for a while and finally went to Sunday Brunch. Rain threatened so we opted to forego the delightful patio and eat inside. Limited menu still had many tempting choices. Husband picked baked oysters, which arrived plump and delicious. I had...More

1  Thank wego2places
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant had good food and an upbeat 20's-30's crowd. The courtyard is very nice. Unfortunately the lack of service ruins it. We had a reservation which we called to move up. They accommodated us graciously. It took 20 minutes before a server appeared at...More

Thank spirittenorp
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

We went with another couple and had no problem being seated. We did ask to change because we were seated next to a bunch of loud kids. Drinks arrived promptly but dinner took awhile. Manyvin our party have the pulled pork and said it was...More

Thank Glen S
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Cafe Amelie is tucked away, but still within 5 minutes of Bourbon St. The patio area was great and felt very intimate. We thought that the inside was good, but did feel a bit stuffy and the courtyard is definitely the way to go. Food...More

Thank Tech_Zilla
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
Nearby Restaurants
Irene's Cuisine
1,840 reviews
.08 miles away
Muriel's Jackson Square
4,248 reviews
.11 miles away
Central Grocery Company
2,262 reviews
.14 miles away
Le Croissant d'Or
733 reviews
.12 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Voodoo Authentica
142 reviews
.05 miles away
New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum
414 reviews
.06 miles away
Madame John's Legacy
40 reviews
.03 miles away
Craig Tracy Gallery
15 reviews
.05 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
August 19, 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Steve Y | Reviewed this property |
Hello. No, there is no dress code. It's very casual, but you could certainly dress up if you wanted. You wouldn't be out of place either way, casual or dressy. It is just so one of those: 'just relax and be you and do what... More
June 22, 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Gran1955 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure but the restaurant was excellent.
Cynthia C
October 16, 2015|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from louisethethird | Reviewed this property |
No idea
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 912 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2702
    (Between Dumaine St. & St. Philip St.)
  • Public Transportation: Cafe Amelie is accessible by the RTA’s redline streetcars that run along the river; the nearest stop is Dumaine Street, then Cafe Amelie is a short 4-block walk from the river.
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighborhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-412-8965
  • E-mail
Please note that the courtyard is seated on a first come, first serve basis. A reservation does not guarantee seating in the courtyard but we will have a table available inside our beautiful, historic carriage house. We normally allow reservation space for only 50% of the dining room to accommodate walk-ins. Additionally, in order to accommodate all of our guests who are waiting to be seated, we are only able to seat your party once everyone has arrived. Nestled in the historic 150-year-old Princess of Monaco Courtyard and Carriage House on Royal Street in the French Quarter, Cafe Amelie is a rare combination of superb Louisiana fare served in a lush, enchanting New Orleans courtyard setting. Cafe Amelie has a full bar offering an array of signature cocktail creations. Cafe Amelie and the accompanying Princess of Monaco Courtyard are also available for private parties, weddings and receptions.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing