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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.
$30 - $40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed July 19, 2020 via mobile

Nice food and atmosphere but aggressive behavior from one server left a BAD TASTE in my mouth. This guy can go jump in Lake Pontchartain.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed July 18, 2020

Outstanding food for lunch in a Vieux Carre courtyard is a quintessential New Orleans experience. Everything was delicious and the menu prices are reasonable.

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed March 25, 2020

Cafe Amelie is a total hidden gem. The outdoor courtyard is beautiful and would be super romantic for a dinner date. My friends and I had dinner reservations and were able to be seated right away. We sat inside because it was cold outside but...probably would have picked outdoors any other time. The inside is also nice and the service was good throughout our meal. My absolute favorite was the starter we shared, the Bubba Grit Dip. The cheese and the grits were flavorful and I could have put that dip on pretty much anything. I had the Citrus Roasted Chicken for my entree and the chicken was cooked perfect but although I love citrus the flavor was a little strong.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed March 13, 2020

Nice refuge from madness on nearby Bourbon Street. Quaint inside or beautiful outdoor patio dining. Came here for a early evening drink and had a relaxing time in the courtyard

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 10, 2020

We really enjoyed our lunch here. My friends had the breakfast sandwich, which was delicious. I had the shrimp and grits appetizer, but it was not as tasty. The service was friendly, and the ambiance was very pleasant. My only complaint was that the door...to the restaurant had to be left open because there were people eating outside, and it was a little chilly inside the restaurant.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 9, 2020

The courtyard is charming, but the rest of the experience was pretty bad. The Jambalaya pasta came out cold and after sending it back to have it warmed up, it came back cold a 2nd time. The waiter was neither in a rush nor apologetic....The portion was also tiny and the flavor was mediocre at best. I asked for bread to go with the pasta and the waiter informed me they don't have bread. What kind of restaurant doesn't give bread with pasta?? I was also shocked at how there was only one bathroom and there was no toilet paper holder which is very unsanitary. Overall, very disappointed in our dinner and shocked at how many rave reviews. Would not recommend or return.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 28, 2020

I love Mardi Gras, that's what I'm in town for, but this lovely and civilized venue you can enjoy a beautifully prepared and served meal in muted elegance.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 27, 2020

You must go and order the grilled shrimp, fig bread with goat cheese and the Muffaletta sandwich. It is the best ever. The bread just melts in your mouth and the olive salad on top of the meat and cheese is delicious. They have a...very tasty salad too. The atmosphere is great with seating indoors or in the courtyard.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 27, 2020

French Quarter courtyards were so fascinating to us. It was so lovely to have dinner in this beautiful one. We just wished the chairs were a little more comfortable as we would have sat and enjoyed it longer. Inside looked very nice as well, especially...the tables near the windows overlooking the courtyard. The food and drinks were wonderful and had their own unique spin on "classic" offerings. We had jambalaya pasta and the meatloaf, we surprisingly liked the meatloaf best. Service was friendly, helpful and fast!More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 26, 2020

A quintessential experience, sitting in a shady courtyard in New Orleans, enjoying wonderful food and drink! The service was impeccable, despite the crowds, and our server, JT, was a hoot! It made for a delightful Mardi Gras experience!

Date of visit: February 2020
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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
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I'm not sure but the restaurant was excellent.
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