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Cafe Maspero

601 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1029
+1 504-523-6250
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“muffaletta” (131 reviews)
“jambalaya” (182 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
601 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1029
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Got table with no wait around 10:00 Sunday morning, party got muffalettas, one of the eggs benedict dishes, other breakfast fare, all very good, bottomless coffee. Got an order of beignet strings - not so great: tasted like funnel cake, but if you want real...More

Thank masstester
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place was nice for a quick lunch. We got seated right away by friendly staff. I ordered the muffaletta which was delicious and my boyfriend ordered a po’ boy. I would totally go back again and try other things on the menu since it...More

Thank kbabic63
Reviewed 1 week ago

I know people debate where the muffaletta got its start, but the first one I ever had was at Cafe Maspero, and ever since, I always go back there. It's a sandwich with crusty bread, salami, mortadella, provolone, mozzarella and the all-important olive salad, and...More

1  Thank Jax H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked in, got a great welcome from the barmaid, good service and very helpful. Went back in the evening to eat, very enjoyable. Would definitely go back again.

Thank DevonSeven
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were so hot and tired and stopped in for sandwiches. We had po boys , club sandwiches, burgers. It was good but nothing exceptional. Great service though.

Thank Indimom0721
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're downtown in New Orleans, then ya need to drop into this place for a great meal, with large portions and exceptional tastes. Wow, wow, wow! This is our third visit here. Still some of the best food I've had anywhere. My wife and...More

Thank Ward H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for muffalettas and people watching. Food is a little speedy for quality and quantity. Skip the side salad - certainly not worth $5+ for lettuce and shredded cheese - yep that it for the salad.

Thank JuJuT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is directly across from Jax Brewery. The atmosphere was nice and family friendly when we went. The seafood plate included fried octopus which was an interesting treat for our adventurous teen. The grilled steak was also tasty.

Thank shar0nandrews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The short stack pancakes were simple and delicious - everything a pancake should be. Only reason it’s not 5 stars is that the service was a bit unfriendly and I did feel like a bit on an inconvenience.

Thank Katherine S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

1. 20 minutes after our order, the waiter told us that they're 'out of Jambalaya'! how can a restaurant be out of Jambalaya? and what took them 20 minutes or so to figure it out? 2. Then wait for another 20 minutes to be served...More

Thank Ruplogin
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Todd T
29 December 2017|
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Response from AFPayne | Reviewed this property |
there are tvs at the bar. sorry this is late...
Karen S
7 March 2017|
Response from DortD | Reviewed this property |
I don't know you!! I think!!
Edwin W
29 April 2016|
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Response from James S | Reviewed this property |
Yes this is the restaurant and there are times you may encounter lines to get in. I will add however that their staff is very good at getting people in and out pretty quickly. The best times for me is when it first opens... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1029
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-523-6250
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