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Camellia Cafe

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69455 Highway 59, Abita Springs, LA 70420-3166
+1 985-809-6313
08:00 - 22:00
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All hours
Sun 08:00 - 20:00
Mon 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Thu 08:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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71 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Stumbled across this place at the lunch invitation of a friend that lives in the area. Mandeville is on the northshore of Lake Pontchartrain (affectionately referred to as 'The Nothshore') here. A very affluent area that has seen an incredible increase in population, traffic and commerce (much to the chagrin of those who lived here before the storm) since Hurricane... More 

Thank ScottRandolph
Mandeville, Louisiana
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115 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

good local foods with a new orleans twist. specials almost daily. friendly staff. seafood night is a killer. god foods.

Thank pecan376
Spruce Grove, Canada
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48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

After arriving early at our resort and then fighting airport traffic to pick up my wife's cousin we finally were near the resort and famished. We all like seafood and selected this cafe as it was on our route. A wise decision. Our server Briana was gracious and helped us greatly with our selection of a seafood platter for two... More 

Thank aerology
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

Arrived after a long drive from Tallahassee-- we were beat. Camellias is quiet and wasn't busy.. Food was great and really picked us up to continue for a few more miles.. Our first time there but we will keep this in our itinerary for the next trip west..

Thank flattop2345
Abita Springs, Louisiana
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

This is a preferred lunch spot among my friends and I. Great food, generous portions and helpful, attentive wait staff. The salads are huge and delicious. My favorite is the fried chicken club sandwich!

Thank Kristin T
Abita Springs, Louisiana
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Went for Monday lunch buffet. Food was very good. Salad, beans, dessert, macaroni, fried chicken, fried catfish, cornbread all included. Best value in town for lunch. Even better was the taste and the friendly service. Will be back for sure!!

1 Thank lafegadi2323
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016

Fun decor, lots of parking, great daily bargains, and the steaks were worthy of note. We've enjoyed lots of fried food during our southern states visit and were ready for steak. I doubt if you can beat the bargain at Camellia's. The rib-eyes were prepared as requested, very flavorful, and large enough for leftovers, at least for me; my husband... More 

Thank Marylub15
Roanoke, Virginia
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146 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2015

We had Thanksgiving Dinner at this restaurant. Oh my did they have a feast to make a Grandmother proud. Oysters, shrimp, turkey, dressing, all the fixings and the desserts were absolutely wonderful.

1 Thank tourtime2015
Mandeville, Louisiana, Usa
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121 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2015

If you are 55 yrs or older you get 55% off your food bill on Thursday all day. does not include your companion if under age. Saturday has a #5 menu that is nice. their food is not great, but it is good. burgers are thick and dressed well. their seafood dishes are a lil above average. the side portions... More 

Thank Sal M
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

Traveling west on I-10 in pouring rain at dinnertime, saw the blue sign with the Camellia Cafe listed and decided to give it a try. Glad we did, it was Halloween night, place was quiet, plenty of staff to greet us. I got the full Shrimp Poboy. HUGE and delicious! Wife got the Catfish Poboy ($5) special, smaller than mine.... More 

Thank Dan D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69455 Highway 59, Abita Springs, LA 70420-3166
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Abita Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 985-809-6313

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?