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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 5 days ago

I was wanting some etouffee, preferably shrimp. And I wasn't a big fan of crawfish but did I learn something. Don't knock it until you try it. I decided what the hell. I ordered the Taste of New Orleans and a bowl of crawfish etouffee....More

Thank travelerEastStLouis
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Sat there for 10 minutes and nobody cared to serve us or even ask. Seen and not being seen. Left for a place with better service.

Thank dirk542016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in here a couple of times as it was close to our hotel and we enjoyed the live band. The gumbo was ok. Greek salad was very good. Italian sausage poboy was excellent. The service was ok depending on the day. We didn't...More

Thank Berns
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thought we would stop and have a bite to eat and listen to the music. What a disappointment ! My husband decided to order a steak as they were out of shrimp. The steak was on the menu as rib eye steak . I have...More

1  Thank Karen M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great breakfast! Lots of options. Friendly staff. Waiter Michael was great. House bloody Mary was delicious! Out door seating!

Thank David P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped in here to grab a quick breakfast before we took an all day tour. Our waitress Cookie was great! She made sure we were taken care of without hovering. The food was good and inexpensive compared to other restaurants. A...More

Thank Renee B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a morning of strolling and shopping amidst the numerous stores in the French market area we were attracted to the live music emanating from the Market Cafe. We were seated at one of the few remaining tables as it was lunch time. The cafe...More

Thank MuchoJourneyers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service was friendly, the Muffuletta sandwich I ordered was large and filling as was the Greek salad my wife ordered. The band playing for tips were excellent. There is both inside and outside tablespoons. Near to Jackson Square, this is a good reasonably priced...More

Thank Jody M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had breakfast each day of our stay here. You can eat inside or on their patio. Freshly cooked food, very friendly helpful staff. Very nice place to start your day.

Thank rodmonterey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great place to take in a live band in an open air restaurant... Muffuletta was ginormous ... Kids liked their burgers, and the beers were cold... I decided to try the cajun sampler or something like that with 4 different dishes.. I was pretty disappointed......More

Thank SuperPickyeaTER
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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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