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Jamila's Cafe

7808 Maple St, New Orleans, LA 70118-3961
+1 504-866-4366
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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African, Mediterranean, Greek, Tunisian
$$ - $$$
7808 Maple St, New Orleans, LA 70118-3961
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Chef Jamila and her husband are an excellent team providing a true taste of their flavors and  hospitality that is beyond expectation. The crawfish bisque is not to be overlooked with crawfish in every bite. You will be wanting more! The Brik Vegetarian was tasty....More

Thank Rob F
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Dinner with date on August 13. Competent, friendly staff especially Hannah. Convivial atmosphere. Escargot is especially good. Will be back soon!

Thank LouisianaREO
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

A great hidden gem in uptown New Orleans. I eat here a couple times a month some months. The restaurant is family owned. Moncef is the maitre d' and truly a showman. He speaks about five or so languages and treats everyone with great respect....More

Thank Benjamin K
Reviewed 23 May 2017

My husband is from Tunisia and even before we landed in town, I knew we would be going there. But, we met the Chef/Owner at her booth at the Jazz Festival which sealed its fate. At the end of a long festival day we ventured...More

Thank Doobopaloo
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Exploring NOLA outside of the Quarter and CBD has always been a pleasant pastime. Maple street was not high on the list due to the idea that it was mainly for the college crowd--I am WRONG. I would advise a stroll along this portion of...More

Thank mjcaire
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Jamila's serves Tunisian food, which is excellent. This is owned by a family. The wife cooks. The husband works the dining room and is very charming and gracious. It is a small restaurant in Uptown New Orleans and is a fun, and delicious experience.

Thank Beverly M
Reviewed 3 November 2016

A great change from traditional New Orleans food. We come to NOLA often and wanted to try something different. Jamila's Cafe came up in a search so we decided to give it a try. The hosts, food and atmosphere were above expectations. Would recommend giving...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Cozy, romantic, fine dining, impeccable service! Dinner Tu-Sun, 5-10 PM….My family enjoys the Crawfish, Zucchini, & Spinach Bisque, or Escargot as appetizers. Also great is Salad Tunisienne with apples Bell pepper, onions, cucumbers, tomatoes, tuna fish, olives with Vinaigrette. Fresh Seafood-Meat-Poultry are featured, my favorite...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 12 August 2016

A welcoming restaurant in the backstreets which we wouldn't have discovered unless recommended by our B&B hosts. Cosy and rustic decor. Very friendly staff. A few vegetarian options though the cuisine didn't lend itself so much to it. I had the vegetarian pasta while my...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 6 June 2016

I went here with my family and felt like I was part of their family! The food and service are top-notch and authentic. True loss if you can't make it here!

Thank JSteg24
Uptown / Carrollton
Very much their own self sufficient unit within the
greater metro area, Uptown and Carrollton tone down
the urban edge with a friendly attitude and collegiate
feel. Home to Tulane and Loyola Universities, all the
students living in the area ensure that Uptown and
Carrollton stay youthful, cosmopolitan and vibrantly
fun. Two of the liveliest thoroughfares for nightlife
and socializing (and yes of course more of the city’s
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2 May 2017|
Response from Beverly M | Reviewed this property |
I would just call them at 504-866-4366. I think that they are only open for dinner. So call in the evening.
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7808 Maple St, New Orleans, LA 70118-3961
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Uptown / Carrollton
  • Neighbourhood: Uptown / Carrollton
  • Phone Number: +1 504-866-4366
Closed due to damage sustained in Hurricane Katrina.
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