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Market Cafe

1000 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3310
+1 504-527-5000
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good43%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Cafe, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1000 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3310
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were dying to have some well know New Orleans classics, and this place definitely delivered! We sat down and were recommended to try the combo dish that included three(which you could vary) New Orleans classic dishes. We choose the gumbo, crawfish etouffee and jambalaya....More

Thank wiz3260
Reviewed 3 days ago

my daughter has severe food allergies and it is always tricky to find new things...when visiting NOLA I wanted her to experience real louisiana food...The chef was great..he came out and talked to her and assured her that what she wanted was safe. Our waitress...More

Thank Writerwife
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I ate here two mornings. On our first day we had Sue as our server and what a character! Loved her and she even gave us our own private tour of the area. On the second morning we returned and asked for...More

Thank ceegee0801
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The live jazz music was the draw for my wife and i. We really enjoyed the musicians as we ate lunch.

Thank Andes B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When you think of New Orleans food you think Cajun steak, seafood gumbo, crawfish, shrimp... well that's what we had and it was great food from Market Cafe We arrived to hear a jazz band playing in the restaurant they were great and really gave...More

Thank craigmoreton
Reviewed 1 week ago

That's what Cookie told me when I asked if the Jambalaya was authentic! And she was right! That and a frosty cold beer and my afternoon was set straight!

Thank David M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take a lunching table at outside seating and experience New Orleans. Southern food, lifting live jazz, nods and words of appreciation for the band from fellow diners. Great ambience. People walking by. A girl selling scarves. Quick service. Pretty decent food. The Oyster and Shrimp...More

Thank Avijit R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our 2nd morning to have breakfast at The Market Cafe. Breakfast buffet was good, everything we liked for a descent morning meal! Ruth was an awesome server and great host! Kept the coffee coming! Fun conversation asking us where were from ( KS,...More

Thank Rhonda J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here for breakfast on a Wednesday at 9:30 in the morning. As we were being seated, we were told that they were no longer serving breakfast, only lunch (at 9:30 in the morning???), but that we could have the breakfast buffet. We decided...More

Thank DrNic1144
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Justice, Illinois
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the enviroment and staff especially Sue. She was wonderful. Food all you can eat great price and delicious. From Chicago this was really nice will be coming back here.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3310
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-527-5000
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