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Nonna Mia Cafe and Pizzeria

3125 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119-3119
+1 504-948-1717
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible7%
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Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
3125 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119-3119
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We went to Nonna Mias based off a nearby review in trip advisor. So glad we did. It was a beautiful spring day do we opted to eat on the patio. I have a family of five. We have a 13 yr old, 5 &3...More

Thank Nicki G
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Went here on our last night in New Orleans. The service was excellent and our waitress was pleasant and interesting to talk with. The menu is fairly standard for a mid-range Italian place. Had a very nice pizza with high end toppings at a reasonable...More

Thank Art H
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Such a lovely setting with a great courtyard- so sought after in New Orleans! But the food at Nonna Mia tastes like a strip mall chain Italian restaurant. Pasta was overcooked, pizza dough was chewy and bland.

Thank Arwen S
Reviewed 6 November 2016

This was quite a surprise. We found a groupon for Nonna Mia Cafe and decided to try it. Not only was the service and food excellent, It was also a wonderful quiet distraction from the craziness of the quarter.

Thank Eva T
Reviewed 6 November 2016

This was one of several restaurants within walking distance of La Belle Esplanade B&B and we ended up visiting twice during our 4-day stay. We ate a range of pizza and pasta dishes and all were good, except be warned, the portion sizes were huge...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 29 August 2016

The portabella Appetizer was very good and large, could have been a meal by itself, food was good, atmosphere was warm and welcoming.

Thank s k
Reviewed 7 July 2016

This was my very first meal in NOLA! We drove around looking for a place to eat, and found this one. Very cute and we got to sit out on the patio. They were getting ready to close, but still were very nice and told...More

Thank didums30
Reviewed 13 June 2016

After getting saturated with rich food, we stopped here for a relaxing late afternoon pizza and salad. The pizza was excellent and we ate outside on the porch overlooking the patio. The service was very good and we were not hurried. It was a wonderful...More

1  Thank Joe V
Reviewed 9 June 2016

I was part of a large group that had reservations, & the service was extremely slow. Some people had finished eating dinner while others were still waiting for their meal. The food was below average & the restaurant has no atmosphere or appeal. The staff,...More

Thank SadieEN
Reviewed 6 June 2016

We had the marinated olives for an appetizer and I had the penne pasta with vodka sauce. So tasty. Nom Nom

Thank Jeni S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3125 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119-3119
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Fairgrounds
  • Neighbourhood: Fairgrounds
  • Phone Number: +1 504-948-1717
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