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Refuel Cafe

Uptown / Carrollton
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8124 Hampson St, New Orleans, LA 70118-1026
+1 504-872-0187
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Mon 7:00 am - 11:00 am
Tue - Fri 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
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84 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

1st time here. Ordered biscuit sandwich which was a good quality biscuit with cheese, egg and bacon. Fancy jellys on the table to add to it. The rest of group had as equally good food, including a good waffle with nutela and bananas. Try it out.

Thank Matthew P
South Florida, Florida
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212 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

We came as a party of three. My daughter said the crowd was normal for a Sunday. That being the case they should be ready and will detail later. The man we ordered from was friendly. We had to hover over a table making the people uncomfortable as we were while we were holding our number. They left. We stood,... More 

Thank davideQ6492QE
North Wales, United Kingdom
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549 reviews
301 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 300 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

Jumped off the Charles Street street car at River Bend looking for coffee. There was a queue at Camellias so we wandered around and found this little place. Asked if they just served coffee we were welcomed and sat down. We got talking to Guthrie the owner about all sorts. The floods, the neighbourhood and grits. So he brought a... More 

Thank VanessaRoad
New Orleans, Louisiana
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

Looove!!!! This place so much! Everyone is friendly and nice and the grits are sooooo yummy :) and I always get half a waffle :)

Thank Jerilyn M
Los Angeles, California
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

One of the best omelet I ever had! That's my wife said and she had a lot of omelets. This place is small but the food is very good and the staff is super friendly.

Thank Silex5778
New Orleans
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Small menu but serving fresh well prepared food to order. Order at the counter, they bring the food to you. Great waffles, eggs, burritos.

Thank Liat C
New Orleans, Louisiana
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98 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Awesome place for breakfast. Food came out super quick and was delicious. Will be back. Very quaint location but they need to do something about the wasps around the business.

Thank Taylor M
Richmond, Virginia
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166 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2016

Small space with a few tables in which you order from the counter. Cute ambiance with adorable quirky wall decor. It's a bit pricey for a basic breakfast, but the quality is very good. I wanted the huevos rancheros but couldn't stomach paying $13 for them, so I skimped and got the quiche of the day instead for $4.25. I... More 

Thank OliviaJ91
Baltimore, Maryland
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73 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2016

My son and I had a great breakfast here instead of waiting on line at the Camellia Grill (which is also good). The eggs and bacon were perfectly done, and his Huevos Rancheros were plentiful and delicious.

Thank KPM5228
Houma, Louisiana
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2016 via mobile

We stumbled across this cafe accidentally We were actually bound for another restaurant but glad we didn't make it. It was about 2 pm and hadn't realized that they closed at 2. I asked the person on register if we were too late and he said no we have time As we placed our orders they locked the doors. But... More 

Thank Medcare2005

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8124 Hampson St, New Orleans, LA 70118-1026
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Uptown / Carrollton
  • Neighborhood: Uptown / Carrollton
  • Phone Number: +1 504-872-0187

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Neighborhood Profile
Uptown / Carrollton
Very much their own self sufficient unit within the greater metro area, Uptown and Carrollton tone down the urban edge with a friendly attitude and collegiate feel. Home to Tulane and Loyola Universities, all the students living in the area ensure that Uptown and Carrollton stay youthful, cosmopolitan and vibrantly fun. Two of the liveliest thoroughfares for nightlife and socializing (and yes of course more of the city’s outstandingly good food and live music) are Oak Street and Maple Street. For a truly wild time, the expansive acreage of Audubon Park, with its zoo, golf course, and actual patches of swampy wetlands, means peace and quiet are never too far away.
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