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Cafe Adelaide & The Swizzle Stick Bar

300 Poydras St, New Orleans, LA 70130-3216
+1 504-595-3305
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
300 Poydras St, New Orleans, LA 70130-3216
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very nice upscale place to eat. We had breakfast 2X and both very nice albeit a little pricey. Waitstaff was very good and attentive, Great coffee!

Thank thomaso352
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The crab beignets were overcooked and hard to cut much less chew. The salads should never have left the kitchen! The lettuce/arugula was so old it was actually slimy! I would never, ever go back!

Thank PCGfromCT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The drinks were exceptional and the atmosphere was fun. The gumbo was disappointing (loaded with rice and not much else, not very spicy or authentic).

Thank travbuddy_28
Reviewed April 10, 2018

Swizzle has small bar area and always packed, lobby area has cocktail service, great happy hour drink & food specials

Thank bijoux1919
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

I disembarked from a Western Caribbean cruise today and wanted to ensure a pleasurable dining experience. I had a scrumptious brunch with excellent service. I had seafood gumbo, Royal Street brunch entree and German Chocolate brownie. All were excellent. As always, dining at Cafe Adelaide’s...More

Thank NewJazzhead
Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stayed across the street at Harrahs. We were told about this quaint cafe in Loews hotel. The service and food were very good. We will return. Very reasonable.

Thank Cheryl L
Reviewed March 27, 2018

Situated in the Lowes Hotel on Poydras, Café Adelaide was a perfect first night dining experience in the city. The staff was gracious and warmly welcoming. The dining room has a contemporary setting that is spacious and comfortable. The Swizzle Stick Bar knows how to...More

Thank Logistics
Reviewed March 25, 2018

We ate there number of times during a conference held at the Loews Hotel, where the Adelaide is located. The menu offers fewer options than at some other restaurants, but it is diverse enough and the items offered are very well prepared and and presented....More

Thank Rajai A
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Dinner was a hit. They have a fixed price dinner option that was worth the price. Strawberry spinach salad, very good shrimp and grits plus a bread pudding for dessert. (I think it was $34). Enjoyed it all although the bread pudding was not what...More

Thank David G
Reviewed March 18, 2018

As someone who has lived in NOLA and spent years visiting there, I was disappointed in Cafe Adelaide. I expected so much more for a special Monday breakfast. I also expected anything associated with Commanders to be outstanding. Service was poor. Our whole order never...More

Thank Peanutmam
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January 8, 2017|
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Response from Vicki C | Reviewed this property |
There is a private dining area. I don't think it can hold more than about 35 people. But I could be wrong. If you call their event person they would be more than happy to assist you and if not there they may be able to... More
June 9, 2015|
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Response from Buffleheadjoey | Reviewed this property |
When we dined there, we were in the main dining room and I don't recall that noise was an issue.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$70
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
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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