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“Great Music. So-So food and service.” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Market Cafe

Market Cafe
Ranked #251 of 1,920 Restaurants in New Orleans
Cuisines: American, Cafe, Delicatessen
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Late Night, Brunch, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: French Quarter
Saint Joseph, Missouri
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great Music. So-So food and service.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2013 via mobile

Great live music and out door seating. Great for people watching and atmosphere outside. Food was disappointing at best. Not bad just bland. Tastelest poor boys on hard bread. Server disappeared after meal was delivered and didn't return until long after we were ready for bill, most likely because gratuities are included.

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Orlando, Florida
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Nice jazz brunch alternative to Cafe DuMonde”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2013

Line around the block for Cafe DuMonde? Keep on walking down to the Market Cafe. They had a $10 breakfast buffet and a nice, covered patio with a live jazz band. It was just what we were looking for on a Sunday morning. Friendly service and good selection of food.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Olympia
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Muffalettas”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2013

Had a muffaletta at the Market Cafe along with a cup of Gumbo. Both excellent. One muffaletta is the size of a dinner plate and will easily feed 2 people. There were 2 of us and we couldn't finish in one sitting. Service is good and there is outside seating available. This cafe is located right off the French Market in the Quarter so you can also shop or just sit and watch people.

Visited May 2013
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Austin, Texas
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162 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Quiet, huge breakfast buffet”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2013

Only a block from the famous Cafe du Monde, and right opposite the French Market, this cafe really beckons. The breakfast buffet is inside ($10), and seating outside. Not crowded. Terrific service. Large outdoor seating as well. Despite the numerous food choices, they don't serve beignets, which you can pick up as you stroll the Quarter. So it's just not worth it, to us, to crowd into the insanely noisy Cafe du Monde nearby just to eat fried dough with powdered sugar--we can get that while walking off the calories.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Greenville, Wisconsin
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164 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Good stop for breakfast”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2013

Stopped for breakfast on way to French Market. I need to remember that NOLA hash browns are cubed, fried potatoes to us in the northern part of the country. Eggs and service were good though!

Visited May 2013
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