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Lebanon's Cafe

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Neighbourhood:
Uptown / Carrollton
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1506 S Carrollton Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118-2824
+1 504-862-6200
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11:00 - 21:45
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:45
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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151 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

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Thank Spike S
New York City, New York
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55 reviews
44 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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21 restaurant reviews
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 

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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!

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Thank April W
Kenner, Louisiana
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103 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 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 

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Thank Jerry L
Norfolk, Virginia
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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.

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Thank KayteeHC
New Orleans, Louisiana
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105 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

This is our favorite middle eastern restaurant in town. I love both the sandwiches and the dinner platters. We usually get the food to go because the restaurant is loud. If you like this style of food, you will like Lebanon's Cafe. Bring your own bottle because they do not have a liquor license.

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Thank friendofmitzi
New Orleans, Louisiana
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Ordered grilled eggplant sandwich, it was awful. How can a kitchen screw up a vegetable sandwich! Tabouli was excellent Still a noisy place.

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Thank Sue A
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

We are locals and regulars here. They are very consistent, and consistently good. We love the lentil soup - it is the best. Often share the combo kebab cause it's so big. Hummus is great, as are all the small plate appetizers. Oh, and the falafel is amongst the best around. Comparable to the middle east itself. And be sure... More 

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Thank Rick S
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

I was looking for someplace to eat that was nearby and not fast food and I found this gem. The restaurant has a lived-in appearance that lends to its appeal. It was lively with energy emanating from the many conversation being had by its patrons. Although many of the seats had ripped cushions it was a comfortable place. The menu... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30
Cuisine
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:45
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:45
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:45
Thursday
11:00 - 21:45
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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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