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Meals From The Heart Cafe

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1100 N Peters St Ste 13, Located Inside of the French Market Behind Margaritaville, New Orleans, LA 70116-2637
+1 504-525-1953
09:00 - 18:00
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Sat - Sun 09:00 - 18:00
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

While the food here is delicious it is also very expensive. On a trip to New Orleans, I stopped here to grab a bite and ended up paying $18 for an order of crab cake tacos. After paying I thought - "These better be the best tacos I have ever eaten." While they did not meet that expectation I can... More 

Thank Helen W
Hoover, Alabama, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I enjoys our lunch of the crab cake passion salad today at the Meals a from the Heart Cafe located inside the Farmer's Market side of the French Market. I had problems finding it based on the information from TripAdvisor but when I called they told me to look for their sign in the Farmers Market. It... More 

Thank Brian W
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice staff, but was a litlte shocked to find my Vegan gumbo order was $15. Very nourishing, tasty & warming. I just ordered off the list of options they have on the bar (no prices listed, but I did not think to ask either just made an assumption) & was a little shocked. So a 'cheap' market meal cost a... More 

1 Thank Sandy R
Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We liked this place alot, fresh made to order food that was really tasty. Good smoothies too. The owner and her son were so friendly and we're happy to suggest places for us to visit. Thanks from Canada!

Thank CharliBlanchard
Gores Landing
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This a gem among the food stalls in the French Market. The excellent crab cakes are served in a quioche bun, pleasantly dressed and at $14 a true bargain. They serve a good gumbo, fresh squeezed juices and other healthy dishes.A great place for people watching compensates for market decor.

1 Thank MurrayTO
Troy, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the very few places for a Vegetarian or Vegan option and the food is at its best. No where else in the city I found Vegan Gumbo than here. Appreciate their conscious effort to meet the needs of every Visitor.

1 Thank Harish P
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wanted to like this place. Really, I did. I mean, how can you not support one of the few eateries in the tourist district that serves organic produce? Unfortunately, they forgot the flavor. I ordered the gluten-free crab cake po'boy with a side salad. It was edible, but it was so, so bland. The remoulade sauce added a touch... More 

1 Thank Kathleen_Starmer
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

2nd time this time to this yummy spot in the French Market. Food is tasty and delicious. Prices are excellent for the quality of food. Menu has all the Nola favorites, but prepared in a fresh and guilt free manor. Service is excellent

Thank Malorie S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really good fresh and healthy food - but you will have to wait a bit. I was traveling with 3 vegetarians (one gluten free as well) and 2 'normals'. This place had food we all enjoyed. So much so that we came back. We enjoyed their breakfasts and their lunches, and in particular - the fresh squeezed o.j. and the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place in the french market is a gem for gluten free travelers. I ordered the gluten free crab cake po boy. The crab cakes were delicious. My only minor complaint was that they were served on Udi's bread- I was hoping for a more authentic po boy with some sort of french bread. Very tasty though, I recommend it.

Thank Kate N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$16
American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1100 N Peters St Ste 13, Located Inside of the French Market Behind Margaritaville, New Orleans, LA 70116-2637
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-525-1953
We are located at the Historic Farmers Market inside the Food Court. This is an open air-market. Although best known for our CrabCake Passion, we are vegan and celiac friendly. Delivery is available to the French Quarter, CBD and surrounding areas.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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 Quarter, brightly colored Victorian homes and businesses, famously done up with wrought-iron features, provide a distinct and immediately recognizable backdrop for all varieties of fun. At any given moment in this historic riverside setting, some of America’s finest meals are being cooked, most potent cocktails are being mixed, and most engaging music is being performed.
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