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Cafe Adelaide & The Swizzle Stick Bar

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Central Business District
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300 Poydras St, New Orleans, LA 70130-3216
+1 504-595-3305
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Today
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
06:00 - 10:30
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 17:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 14:00
Mon - Fri 06:00 - 10:30
Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 13:30
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Texas
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been coming to NOLA for 23 years, typically twice a year, and this is my first time to eat at Cafe Adelaide. Hostess: Walking in Brittany is very welcoming and she has a good sense of humor. Server: Dereck is sweet but I waited a good bit for a heat up on my coffee. As I watch him, I... More 

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Thank flygirl43
Nashville, Tennessee
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67 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were here for breakfast on Mother's Day and enjoyed a well prepared breakfast very and fine service. There were four in our party and we all had a very good breakfast.

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Thank dianec624
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch and sunday brunch - great menu & you can't go wrong with any of the appetizers or entrees. Great wine list & several beers on draft.

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Thank wheelswine
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

The bartender and barmaid were not very friendly. I felt like I was inconveniencing them when asking for service. I even asked one of them if there was a problem because he appeared to have gotten upset when I ordered a drink and didn't start a tab but then ordered fries and he wanted me to pay first. All he... More 

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Thank dmejias33
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided to stay in for a business dinner at Loew's on a rainy evening which was a big mistake. While the hotel is lovely with good service and the bar is also good, the restaurant is an exception. There were only a few tables occupied but the service was incredibly slow, almost two hours from start to finish. Very long... More 

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Thank AnnM336
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ate breakfast and lunch here, and recommend it highly. The servers were invariably attentive and friendly, and the food was well prepared. The coffee was especially good at breakfast, and they had a gluten free muffin at breakfast each done. The grits were creamy, maybe the best I've ever had, and I'm from the south!

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Thank MamaCarlon
Athens, GA
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 April 2017

A large traveling group and I had dinner at Cafe Adelaide, and enjoyed the best meal of our whole trip. Not only was the food cooked to perfection, but the service was the best I believe I have ever experienced.

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Thank GeorgiaTraveler115
london
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped here midweek for the 25 cent martini lunch. Our table had the appletini and the classic martini both of which were good. The turtle soup with sherry was excellent.

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Thank Heather C
Texas
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300 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Three business colleagues and I had lunch at a Cafe Adelaide (which is about one-half a mile from the Hyatt Convention Center). The starters and mains were gorgeous and delicious. One person ordered the fixed price two course meal, but everyone else ordered off the menu. Service was great with 4 mains being served simultaneously by three servers. The turtle... More 

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Thank happyrelaxeddudes
Diamondhead, Mississippi
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Our server was fantastic! Such a nice young man....and gave us great menu tips. Food? Exceptional. Cocktails? Best in NOLA. Ambiance? Comfortable and chic. I have nothing but positive things to say of this establishment.

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Thank MississippiMike55

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$70
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 21:00
07:00 - 13:30
Monday
17:30 - 21:00
06:00 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:00
06:00 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:00
06:00 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:00
Thursday
17:30 - 21:00
06:00 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:00
Friday
06:00 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 13:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Poydras St, New Orleans, LA 70130-3216
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-595-3305

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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