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“Veggie Delight” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Carmo

Carmo
Ranked #26 of 1,842 Restaurants in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $15
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Central Business District
Cross street: Magazine
Description: Carmo is a New Orleans-based tropical restaurant and bar with a commitment to providing vegans, vegetarians and omnivores alike with healthy and affordable dishes in a warm, friendly and casual atmosphere. The menu is built upon the rich, multi-cultural culinary influences found throughout the Caribbean, Central and South America, West Africa, Southeast Asian, Gulf South and beyond and features eclectic and traditional/traditionally-inspired dishes with an emphasis on fresh, local ingredients, as well as unique and little-known flavors from around the world. Exotic fruit such as juice of the cocoa fruit (cacau), cupuacu, graviola (sour sop), caja and caju infuse Carmo's juice and cocktail menu with exciting new flavors.
Hamilton, New Jersey, United States
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7 reviews
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“Veggie Delight”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

This is a gem we found in NOLA. Very flavorful food. We went here twice during our 3 day trip. Both time for lunch. Veggie King sandwich is amazing, so fresh. We had Veggie Gumbo one day as special and 2nd day was a veggie soup which was equally good. They have a lot of good options for non-veg people as well.
We also ordered broken noodle sandwich - was a lil sweet for our taste (We love spicy food), however, ingredients were fresh.
I would love to go here again whenever i go back to NOLA

  • Visited February 2013
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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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36 reviews
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“Art, Food, cool place to chill”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013 via mobile

We are visiting New Orleans and saw the reviews for this place. Really nice change of pace from the rest of the restaurants. Their menu is focused on healthy options which we like. Husband got the Rico plate and I got a garden salad. Very nicely done. Experience was great!

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Ireland
2 reviews
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“AMAZING BANANA BREAD CAKE!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

This place is really great. I got the seafood Gumbo and it was fresh and beautifully cooked. The lace itself has a lovely feel to it with some really good art and the staff are really friendly. For dessert I got the Caribbean banana bread cake, which was divine! I highly recommend this place - it even does gluten free/vegan/veggie options as well.

Visited February 2013
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Enid, Oklahoma
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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“Amazing!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

Great place that accommodates veggie and vegans! Had the veggie rico....OMG! so yummy!! their banana bread is to die for! Great plate presentation and they offer yummy tropical juices. Staff is friendly and location is in arts district of downtown. Loved it!

Visited February 2013
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Milky Way
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6 reviews
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“Unbelievably good food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

Everything we had was so delicious, first day - broken noodle salad and acaraje, second day - super fresh veggie sandwiches. AMAZING! Places like this are so progressive! I feel they are helping to open people's minds to healthy vegetarian and vegan options.

Try the mango juice!

Lots of cool galleries and shops nearby, check out Dirty Coast for some legit, very cool New Orleans paraphernalia and sweet T-Shirts.

  • Visited January 2013
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