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“All kinds of amazing”

Meals From The Heart Cafe
Ranked #19 of 1,964 Restaurants in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $16
Cuisines: Seafood, Healthy
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery
Neighborhood: French Quarter
Description: We are located at the Historic Farmers Market inside the Food Court. This is an open air-market. Although best known for our CrabCake Passion, we are vegan and celiac friendly. Delivery is available to the French Quarter, CBD and surrounding areas.
Guildford, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“All kinds of amazing”
Reviewed September 5, 2013

So happy we made the decision to eat here. I ordered the crab cakes with poached egg, whilst my partner ate the fish tacos. Both dishes were amazing, and I truly can't understand the comments which suggest they lack flavour. Cooked to perfection, fresh ingredients and yummy sauces on the side which enhanced the dishes, but did nothing to overpower the original flavours.

Would definitely come here again. Highly recommended.

  • Visited September 2013
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Houston, Texas, United States
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Delicious crab cakes!”
Reviewed August 25, 2013 via mobile

We ordered the okra gumbo, which my sister said wasn't as good as our grandma's, the crab passion which is a salad with a crab cake on it, & the crab cake Po boy. The crab cakes are really good but I think the bread on the po boy hides the flavor of it, but the bread is very good too. I also had the vegan shake, which was pretty good also. I was disappointed its not a sit down restaurant, but more of a walk up counter in the French Market. Still, I'd recommend it to a friend.

  • Visited August 2013
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Glen Rock, New Jersey
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Excellent Choice for Vegetarians in the French Quarter”
Reviewed August 22, 2013 via mobile

Finding vegetarian in the French Quarter is a challenge, and finding Meals from the Heart is a jewel. The owner is very knowledgable about healthy foods and prepared for us a special black bean pattie po-boy with fresh vegtables, both added to the sandwich and on the plate. All three of us found the food excellent! The organic ice tea was delicious and the small orange while we waited for our order was not only a healthy choice but refreshing for the warm weather. We definitely plan to return on our next trip to New Orleans.

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2 Thank Steven S
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Crab cakes”
Reviewed August 11, 2013

They have great crab cakes and a nice counter to sit and eat. Fresh dressings and great food and watch the tourists at the French market.

Visited August 2013
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Houston, Texas
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Healthy but nothing extraordinary”
Reviewed August 5, 2013 via mobile

We tried 3 different plates, unfortunately, none of them had much of the creole flavor. The chicken Ceasar salad was fresh and the dressing was good; average portion. The crabmeat patties were okay, like any you could have at any place; the only Louisianna taste was in the side sauce/dressing; that was good. Side vegetables were fresh and tasty. The tilapia tacos were large with a lot of salad in them and it was the poorest dish. The fish was shredded and could not taste it. The mixed greens were fresh. The wrap or tortilla was flavorless. My recommendation: if you like vegetables and salads, focus on those.

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