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“Local favorite”
Review of Jacques-Imo's Cafe

Jacques-Imo's Cafe
Ranked #17 of 1,946 Restaurants in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $30
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Uptown / Carrollton
Fort Worth, Texas
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172 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Local favorite”
Reviewed March 14, 2013

Worth the wait - and you will. Unless there are 6 in your party there are no reservations. It's first come-first served. The bar is extremely small and likewise not much room to wait. Most waited outside on sidewalk. Definitely a local crowd and casual.

Visited March 2013
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English first
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Funky and fun atmosphere with awesome food”
Reviewed March 13, 2013

We visited with four adults and four children. The house is really cute and fun. Our waiter was very knowledgable. We had the alligator cheesecake ( must try ), fried green tomatoes, blackened redfish, creole, étouffée red beans, rice, bread pudding and cream brûlée. It was ALL excellent!! You can not go wrong with anything on the menu! Highly recommend!

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank Bellabluskye
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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Great food and atmosphere”
Reviewed March 10, 2013 via mobile

Went on a Saturday night. Had no reservations. Arrived at 600P and told an hour or so wait, and they hit that pretty close (1:10).

Had the shrimp and alligator cheesecake appetizer. Really good, but it's not a sweet dish. Think more like quiche but not exactly.

Had the redfish - really tasty. Friend had mahi-mahi with pistachios- tasty as well. Sides were simple vegetables - I had mashed sweet potatoes and corn macque chow.

Thank bamarockmtn
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Seattle, Washington
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Simply amazing”
Reviewed March 9, 2013 via mobile

Best southern food we've had. Awesome service. Excellent selection. Get the bread pudding, jambalaya, stuffed shrimp, and calamari. Unbelievable corn bread too.

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Thank noahsw
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“It's always worth the wait”
Reviewed March 9, 2013

Staff and wait service was great. Come hungry. Expect a party atmosphere. If you have 5 and can get reservations, do it up to 30 days in advance. If you come after 7, prepare to wait a little. Put your name in and go to the Maple Leaf next door for a drink.

We had to wait a little extra time and the hostess was kind and gave us two free appetizers.
At least a dozen great entrees on the menu. If you can't get good friend chicken, do it. I have been living in the South for 40 years and I can't remember better. Country- fried venison was great as well.

  • Visited March 2013
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