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“The real thing!”

MA Harper's Creole Kitchen Incorporated
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole
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Reviewed March 23, 2013

Just plain N'Orleans fantastic. Just like being there. From the wonderful Ma to the whole take it easy atmosphere accentuated by incredible food! Gumbo is 10 out of 10 and everything else we had was right behind it. Like the waitress said "when you've had Ma's cornbread, you don't need no cake!" If you need your Creole fix, this is it. If you're not really familiar with New Orleans, be sure to relax and just let the pace pace itself. Don't be in a hurry.

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Reviewed June 24, 2010

We wanted some Creole food and looked on here and found that the reviews looked good. Upon entering this store front restaurant in a shopping center area the decor was of Ma's newspaper articles, awards and fun memorabilia.We weren't greeted by anybody and weren't sure if we sat ourselves or should wait to be seated. Someone (Auntie) came out from the back a few minutes later and told us to sit wherever we would like, the tables were just cleaned. While service can be slow, I think it was great to get to look around and also get to know Auntie. The fresh made lemonade was made by Auntie and you get one free refill. The cornbread was sweet and semi-moist. My boyfriend was in heaven when he ate the first bite of gumbo. He said it brought him back to his roots. The fried shrimp was light and cooked well and the catfish did not have any of that muddy taste. We met Ma Harper, her husband and God daughter..I felt like family is all I can say. It was a lovely experience.When we first requested dessert we were told they were out of the bread pudding and the sweet potato pie. That was quite a disappointment but then Ma 'found' two big slices of pie and her pie is delicious.We have already recommended this place to our Nawlins friends and we will come back.

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Reviewed December 28, 2008

A great down-home Louisiana experience and Alice Harper is one of the Nicest people you would ever want to meet.

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Alamo Heights, Texas
Reviewed September 1, 2008

Good gumbo & jambalaya. Excellent red beans & rice.

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