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Cafe Reconcile

1631 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70113-1469
+1 504-568-1157
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Cafe, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1631 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70113-1469
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked a group of 20 hungry students and teachers to visit Cafe Reconcile -- and then I brought the group on the wrong day! (If you've ever worked in a restaurant, you know how big a disruption this can be.) I was mortified by...More

1  Thank Dennis Q
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Heard about this wonderful concept and just had to give it a try -- pretty much non-profit eatery (lunches only weekdays) that trains local youth for careers in the food industry -- while offering great lunches to boot. Priced nicely and served in a warm...More

1  Thank Stew S
Reviewed 10 November 2017

My friend suggested this restaurant for our luncheon date. She has been there often and calls me a picky eater so was sure I would find something to eat... lol. It was a Monday. In New Orleans that means red beans and rice with a...More

1  Thank Yvonne E
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

What a wonderfully done Luncheon at this location. Professionalism every step of the way. Good cooked perfectly. Beef medallions, catfish, baked chicken, seafood gumbo, classic Cesar salad, corn Macque, death by Chocolate Cake and their bananas Foster's Bread Pudding could not have been better. It's...More

1  Thank 977Linda312
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

I can't say enough about Cafe Reconcile!! What an amazing concept. The food is delicious and all proceeds go to the program which trains at risk youth in the restaurant business. I can't say enough about our experience here. There were 25 of us and...More

1  Thank Allison O
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This review is be written well outside of my visit to the Cafe. I've visited the Reconcile a few times and have had several different entrees. The red beans and rice w/fish are a cafe staple. You can't go wrong with this menu choice. The...More

1  Thank reginaldb674
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This restaurant was a training restaurant to give young people around 16 to 24 experience in finding a trade, learning about food, learning about life and responsibilities, working with people, serving, cooking, and building confidence. The food was incredible! ! It was Southern, Cajun and...More

1  Thank Maryjane917
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The attitude of the folks here is amazing. They are so very nice, friendly, courteous, and helpful. I seriously recommend the jerked chicken and virtually any sides. OH, and when you're done, be sure to ask for an envelope to slip a donation to help...More

1  Thank ryrowe
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This is a truly remarkable place. The cafe is the front door to a training program for young people facing employment barriers in NOLA. wonderful and caring staff guide students into hospitality, real jobs and meaningful lives. Oh, and the food is absolutely the best...More

1  Thank Ashley W
Reviewed 5 February 2017

I left New Orleans decades ago but new that I was home with the first bite of the Friday special, "Eggplant with Shrimp Soufflé". What I love about the food is the marriage of the seasonings which is the essence of the cultural flavor. Personally,...More

2  Thank John B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1631 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70113-1469
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans
  • Phone Number: +1 504-568-1157
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