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Cafe Amelie

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French Quarter
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912 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2702 (Between Dumaine St. & St. Philip St.)
+1 504-412-8965
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11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Wed - Sun 11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Tempe, Arizona
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Brad was our server and he could care less. I would never again go back. They were rude, and food did not make up for it. Wasted 2 hours for nothing.

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Thank Maranda C
Atlanta, Georgia
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The courtyard is beautiful! The food was delicious! A great place for lunch or brunch! Great service as well.

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Thank Angela H
Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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435 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We found Cafe Amelie through Tripadvisor and were very pleased with our meal. We both ordered the Atlantic salmon ($26) with roasted fingerling potato, asparagus and horseradish sauce. Everything was cooked perfectly. My husband enjoyed a nice Riesling and I had ice tea. Our waitress was very attentive and our meal arrived quickly. There is outside dining in a lovely... More 

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Thank Jenny W
Bethesda, Maryland
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best places in the French Quartier! but be aware of the hundreds of tourists looking for a table and if you can, choose a weekday (mondays and tuesdays is closed)

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Thank lucialopezuy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Five of us had dinner on a Saturday night - and chose a range of meals including vegetarian. A slight problem with one dish was fixed efficiently and the ambience and service were first class. Good fresh cooking to a reassuringly short menu. Next time we'll book the courtyard.

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Thank David W
Harviell, Missouri
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76 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I and our good friend spent two day prior to and two days after a cruise in New Orleans. As our designated "activities planner", I arranged new places in NOLA to try. So, we began our vacation with a long, leisurely evening dinner at Café Amelie. This place is everything I expect a NOLA restaurant should exemplify:... More 

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Thank Sandra C
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to “Amilie’s” for Brunch and started w/excellent Bloody Mary’s. We opted for the breakfast items on the menu, having the best grits of our trip, so far. Lauren, our waitress, was a very pleasant addition to a wonderful brunch; she actually remembered us from our last visit in March, a very nice touch. “Amilie’s”, we were told it... More 

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Thank StephenNYC
New Orleans
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for lunch with two friends, only one of us was happy with their selection, salmon. Cochon du lait sandwich way too spicy as to be almost inedible. Hide the pepper from the cook. Lamb meatloaf sandwich so dry ketchup requested to make it palatable. Very disappointing food quality. A shame with such a beautiful locale.

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Thank chantrelleNewOrleans
uk
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39 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very prettily set garden restaurant which should have been a pleasure. Had to book three days in advance and was advised if weather inclement then would automatically be given a table inside. And yet table was not available on arrival but when Tried to sit at another empty table and was told not to as it was... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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135 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is tucked away just slightly off of Bourbon St. we were a large party traveling g on business. The menu was simple, but with enough options. The shrimp and grits was absolutely delicious. Wait staff very engaging and attentive.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 912 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2702
    (Between Dumaine St. & St. Philip St.)
  • Public Transportation: Cafe Amelie is accessible by the RTA’s redline streetcars that run along the river; the nearest stop is Dumaine Street, then Cafe Amelie is a short 4-block walk from the river.
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-412-8965
Description
Please note that the courtyard is seated on a first come, first serve basis. A reservation does not guarantee seating in the courtyard but we will have a table available inside our beautiful, historic carriage house. We normally allow reservation space for only 50% of the dining room to accommodate walk-ins. Additionally, in order to accommodate all of our guests who are waiting to be seated, we are only able to seat your party once everyone has arrived. Nestled in the historic 150-year-old Princess of Monaco Courtyard and Carriage House on Royal Street in the French Quarter, Cafe Amelie is a rare combination of superb Louisiana fare served in a lush, enchanting New Orleans courtyard setting. Cafe Amelie has a full bar offering an array of signature cocktail creations. Cafe Amelie and the accompanying Princess of Monaco Courtyard are also available for private parties, weddings and receptions.

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French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port of call for folks in search of a good time and a great story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the Quarter, brightly colored Victorian homes and businesses, famously done up with wrought-iron features, provide a distinct and immediately recognizable backdrop for all varieties of fun. At any given moment in this historic riverside setting, some of America’s finest meals are being cooked, most potent cocktails are being mixed, and most engaging music is being performed.
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