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“Authehtic Cajun right here!!!”
Review of Cafe NOLA - CLOSED

Cafe NOLA
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Latham, New York
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88 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Authehtic Cajun right here!!!”
Reviewed November 12, 2013

We stumbled upon this cute little place, we were charmed and went away happy. It's real, authentic and delicious. Great music downstairs, by the way! We sat upstairs, where it's a bit quieter. The crawfish nachos were a nice starter, totally unexpected menu item! I had an oyster po'boy and companion had Jambalaya. Highly recommended!!

  • Visited October 2013
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1 Thank notshyaboutit
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English first
Guilderland, NY
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Spooky Night”
Reviewed November 10, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Visited for a special event and food was buffet style. Food was okay, but I won't rush back. Speaker that evening was painfully long winded without much to show for it.

Visited September 2013
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Thank traveloverz
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Ballston Lake, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Enjoy Cajun dishes!”
Reviewed October 28, 2013

We always have the crawfish gumbo to start things out and truly enjoy the dish. A cup serving is great to start your meal and I've found that a bowl can be a meal in itself. Our meals have always been outstanding and we look forward to our next visit We use to live in the South and have found this to be the best Cajun cooking since our time there.

  • Visited September 2013
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1 Thank Princepuppy437
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Niskayuna, New York
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342 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
“First Time , Last Time !”
Reviewed September 17, 2013

I try not to ever write anything bad but the only saving grace was the sweet server. Who greeted you and let you pick where you wanted to sit ......if it had not been a little on the cool side we would have been outside and skipped the creapy "white noise" upstairs that they were trying to contact people from the "other side". At first I thought they were setting up an inter com so that she didn't have to run upstairs for everything. Another couple came in and went upstairs and came back down, sat next to our table and asked the questions, that's when she told them they had found a tomb stone in the basement and other things. I was so glad to be almost done with the worst fried chicken I have ever had. The hush puppies were so hard you could not taste them. The Lemonade that our server made was the only thing worth it. We left hungry and will not go back ever again, sorry to say since my husband loves Creole but would be afraid to try anything else there. I hope we just picked a bad night. Since when we drive by it seems busy at times.

  • Visited August 2013
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1 Thank IBJosey
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Niskayuna, New York
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Ugh nasty”
Reviewed September 4, 2013

We both ordered the fried chicken which was dried out, hush puppies that were too hard to eat.
The only thing half way decent was lemonade - which was real with a squeezed lemon in it.
On top of that they were doing some kind of spooky thing upstairs with a PA system that spooked the heck out of my wife.. something about the place was haunted and someone found tombstones in the cellar. really weird. If you're into that stuff then maybe its for you, just don't go for the food.. it was like it was frozen stuff that they defrosted and threw in a deep fryer.
Ugh

  • Visited August 2013
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2 Thank jeffdorr
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