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Lil Dizzy's Cafe

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1500 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116-1805
+1 504-569-8997
07:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 14:00
Thu - Sat 16:00 - 20:00
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Boise, Idaho
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142 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited daily during our stay. Atmosphere was eclectic. Simple fare of eggs, a choice of meat, and eggs. Friendly service

Thank PaulaW1
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153 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Leave the tourist area and come to Treme. Great Sunday brunch with all the creole favorites in a small but wonderful buffet. Every table gets just made french toast. One of the highlights of my trip.

Thank mrh16
Houston, Texas
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Small place, great food, the red beans and rice is a must have. A lot of celebrities visit this place. The ice tea is a must have, the environment was so friendly. We walked in and saw Kevin Westbrook sitting there. I loved the fact that no one was pestering him, they snapped a few photos and that was it,... More 

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Bourne, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we walked into Lil Dizzy's I knew we were in for something special.Everything about the place was rich with authenticity. The smells, the smiles for the staff, and did I mention the food?...delicious, and exactly how I had hoped. We had an eggs and sausage, grits breakfast one morning, and because we got there late the next day we... More 

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New York City, New York
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44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow. Upon arrival it appears to be a quaint cafe which lots of locals. The server offered to have the buffet and wow, it was the best! We had bananas foster, gumbo, and other things I'm not sure of the names but we ate it all. I'm so glad our guide told us about this place. Very reasonable prices and... More 

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Clovis, California
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're looking for an authentic New Orleans Home Cooked Meal, then this is your place. Even the Restaurant itself is like sitting in your Grandma's kitchen listening to her fuss at your Auntie while she cooks up your food with love and all the best the area has to share. Shrimp and Grits will tantalize your tastebuds and the... More 

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Roselle, New Jersey
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

This is a restaurant located in a ok area of New Orleans, parking is limited. Food is homemade style and very delicious, prices a little higher than expected however the tasty food made up for it. Wait staff very friendly. Will recommend!

Thank pius p
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We were driving by and saw line of people waiting to get in. Decided to stop and glad we did. It was Sunday breakfast and the place was packed. Inside was a flurry of activity, the wait staff racing around and the owner keeping all on their toes. The wait staff and the chefs (who cook right next to the... More 

Thank Dardo505
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

With arms wide open, we were welcomed with good vibrations dressed with fields of sunday aromatic goodness! This all you can eat brunch filled every piece of me. Mind, body & soul. Not only was I celebrating my b-day but our waiter and four other people that came through were too! Our waitress was hilarious and sweet as ever, dressed... More 

Thank Orishaslove
Pensacola, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

My husband and I first heard about Dizzy's on the food network channel and it immediately became one of my places to visit on my bucket list. We went to Vegas on Jan 13th and ended up flying out of New Orleans.The first thing we did was drove to Dizzy's and had an amazing lunch. We read all the reviews... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1500 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116-1805
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Treme
  • Neighbourhood: Treme
  • Phone Number: +1 504-569-8997

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Staying in Treme

Neighbourhood Profile
That sound? That flavor? That certain je ne sais quoi that lets you known you’re in “Nawlins” and nowhere else? It’s all good and in broad abundance on the streets of Tremé, where so much of what’s considered to be the very best of New Orleans culture and tradition is, put simply, just how people go about their daily lives in this historic part of town. As one of America’s oldest African-American neighborhoods and among the nation’s first established residential areas for free people of color, Tremé’s significant heritage and contribution cannot be understated. This is especially the case when considering some of Tremé’s most famous residents, most notably jazz great Louis Armstrong. For full flavored food, funky and jazzed up music, and vibrant street life presented with homegrown pride, you can’t beat a visit to Tremé.
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