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Lebanon's Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Uptown / Carrollton
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1506 S Carrollton Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118-2824
+1 504-862-6200
11:00 - 21:45
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:45
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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St Augustine FL
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295 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I ordered the hot vegetable dish. Nice assortment of vegetables on rice and covered with cheese. Well seasoned. To be excellent for me, I would have liked the vegetables to be cut a little smaller and cooked just a little longer. Salad was simple with a nice lemon dressing. The pita bread was wonderful. My friend had soup, a cauliflower... More 

Thank havaneseangel
Antioch, California
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found Lebanon's Cafe to be average. We sat outside and our waitress seemed to forget all about us. Every table was full, but she just disappeared. We had to ask another waitress for assistance, and then she forgot about us! The food was average. I had the vegetarian place, and I've had much better hummus and tabouli. My husband... More 

Thank torrescali
Castle Rock, Colorado
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyed the relaxed cafe, pleasant and busy on a Friday night with great service and good food. After being at a conference in the Hilton Riverside, it was refreshing to get out of the tourist district to this part of town. Especially nice for a vegetarian! They have a vegetable baked dish on the menu that is large and... More 

Thank BetsyCR
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Lebanon's Cafe is an excellent middle eastern restaurant. Their hummus is smooth and creamy and their pita is fresh. I got the chicken shawarma and it was cooked and seasoned perfectly. It is in a great location right on the street car line close to other restaurants & shops.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
New Orleans, Louisiana
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155 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

This is the place where locals go for Middle Eastern cuisine. All chicken dishes are well seasoned and moist. Portions are big, so you will need a to go box. Bring your own beer or wine.

Thank Spike S
New York City, New York
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57 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I ate twice at Lebanon's twice recently, once for dinner and once for lunch. Starting at the top, the dinner was delicious and an excellent value: cauliflower and hummus appetizer, baked half chicken with vegetables, rice, salad, pita bread and bottomless ice tea brought the tab to $30 including tip. At lunch my wife ordered a vegetable plate which was... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I enjoy going to Lebanon's Cafe with a lot of people because we can have lots of different things and sample each. All of the dishes I have tried are packed with flavor. The hummus is so different than the old thick pasty store variety. It is very light and lemony. I am a serious lemon lover. I usually get... More 

Thank BisousRoRo
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We were a party of 4 and started with Babaganoush, taboule, and hummus. All freshly made and each was absolutely amazing. We shared the lamb chops and chicken with veggies. It was succulent and each mouthful was a explosion of flavor!

Thank April W
Kenner, Louisiana
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104 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Out of curiosity, I went here after looking over the menu online and ordered Hummus with Lamb Meat seeing that a locale food critic recommended it. I’m not a big fan of lamb, but have had lamb chops which I like, so I ordered this dish which consists of Lamb seasoned with chef style spices then sautéed with onions &... More 

Thank Jerry L
Norfolk, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Service is good, dining inside or outside is nice. Didn't do my homework prior, it is BYOB and saw a lot of people with their wine bottles. The hummus is great. Pita bread served warm.

Thank KayteeHC

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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
Average prices
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:45
11:00 - 21:45
11:00 - 21:45
11:00 - 21:45
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1506 S Carrollton Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118-2824
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Uptown / Carrollton
  • Neighbourhood: Uptown / Carrollton
  • Phone Number: +1 504-862-6200

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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 outstandingly good food and live music) are Oak Street and Maple Street. For a truly wild time, the expansive acreage of Audubon Park, with its zoo, golf course, and actual patches of swampy wetlands, means peace and quiet are never too far away.
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