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Cafe Pontalba

546 Saint Peter St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3321
+1 504-522-1180
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good38%
  • Average21%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“crawfish pie” (33 reviews)
“caesar salad” (18 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Cafe, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
546 Saint Peter St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3321
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1 - 10 of 733 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Ate dinner here after our ghost tour. Prices were reasonable, had a coupon for a free dessert. Service was good and our food was hot. We got a lot for our money. Sat at one of the open windows/doors looking out onto Jackson Square/St Louis...More

Thank Bridget S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Not fine dining, but very acceptable food served hot. Nice selection of New Orleans fare at prices that won't send you running for the ATM. Good place to watch the non-stop activity and music on Jackson Square. Friendly and courteous service. Clean. Not sure I...More

Thank Richard L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Second time coming here for lunch on T-giving. They are busy, but food is good and prices reasonable. Had a delightful, but frazzeled waitress. She did a great job in the hectic, understaffed place. We were glad they were open on a holiday! The mud...More

Thank Abycats
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place by Jackson Square to stop for lunch and watch people and listen to music on a nice day. The food was good too.

Thank cangel1307
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a shame when you go to a New Orleans restaurant on the square in the French Quarter and are served a pre-fab soy burger and cold French fries. Don’t waste your time, too many other chances nearby of a good meal!

Thank Carol D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this restaurant while walking around and decided to try it. We shared a crawfish pie (which I wanted to try), a crab cake entree and a side of the red beans & rice. The pie was wonderful, the crab cakes had a great...More

Thank Rosemarie G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our choice for our first dinner in NOLA but it was closed. Probably due to the water restrictions, but not sure When we finally went back, I was disappointed with my dinner, a pasta jambalya. Lacked flavor and the serving was quite small...More

Thank QuikAg80
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dropped in at midday on New Years Eve to get out of the cold and rain for a quick drink. We got a table by the bar. Even though I cant personally comment on the food, the restaurant was full with people getting Sunday...More

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We wandered upon this restaurant on New Year’s Eve. We had a large party, but we were seated quickly. The service was excellent. Everyone loved their food. We will definitely go back during our next trip to New Orleans.

Thank lbbydesign
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The wife and I stopped in for lunch on early Sunday afternoon, January 21, 2018. Upon being seated we were immediately given our menus and our drink orders were taken and quickly filled. The waitress was very helpful and and answered any questions we had...More

Thank Ed K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 546 Saint Peter St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3321
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-522-1180
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