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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” (129 reviews)
“jambalaya” (180 reviews)
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8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
601 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1029
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s the second time I visit this restaurant. The first time was before Katrina hurricane happened and I had to wait to be seated. But the second time, it was quite empty. I asked for a Jambalaya a plate that had to have shrimp, but...More

Thank Carlos Alberto G
Angela P, General Manager at Cafe Maspero, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Carlos, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We pride ourselves in giving our guests quality food at a fair price. I apologize that your experience did not reflect that. I hope that you stop by on your next visit to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In an effort to enjoy the local food, we had gumbo, jambalaya and red beans and rice. Everyone left satisfied with the quality and portions. Our waiter was a humble giant who provided friendly and accommodating service for a gluten allergy.More

Thank Bernie051988
Angela P, General Manager at Cafe Maspero, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Bernie, I'm very happy to took the time to share your feedback. I showed the team your review and praised John for his hospitality. We all knew who the "humble giant" was and enjoyed your description. I hope to see you all on your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice corner location on the bottom edge of the French Quarter. Waiter was very nice, but service was S L O W, on a moderately busy evening. Food was basic and very average. Red Beans and rice was too dry. Calamari appetizer had fries and...More

Thank KLCardwell2
Angela P, General Manager at Cafe Maspero, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Mr. Cardwell, I'm glad you enjoyed your calamari appetizer. I would like to apologize for the dry rice & I shared your review with my kitchen crew so that they may prevent this in the future. As for the shrimp, we do not use...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in for lunch on our way to the airport. It's a bit of a congested mess to get to in the summer because of all of the people and construction, but we finally made it. There wasn't a line, but it wasn't long...More

Thank PBandJsMom
Angela P, General Manager at Cafe Maspero, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. I hope you will stop by again on your next visit. We have many items that are standard New Orleans fare, but we also have several specialty items that are unique to Cafe' Maspero. Your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location and fun atmosphere. Food was average, but the service was great. I had the roast beef po'boy - it was a bit dry.More

Thank Shannon H
Angela P, General Manager at Cafe Maspero, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Shannon, Thank you for sharing your review. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit. I am concerned that you received a roast beef that was a bit dry. We serve it smothered in gravy and frequently guests must eat it with a fork and knife....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is located in the French Quarters located in a historical building. The atmosphere was wonderful and the food and service was outstanding. I would recommend to family and friends to go to Cafe Maspero on their next visit to New Orleans.

Thank Tim B
Angela P, General Manager at Cafe Maspero, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Tim, Thank you for the delightful review and recommendation. I will share your praises with my team. Hope to meet you next time you visit. Best Wishes, Angela Michaud General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I ordered the white beans and rice with fried fish. It came with a side salad and was plenty for the two of us. The fish was really moist and tasty. The rice was a little hard. Prices were normal for this...More

Thank Klayres5
Angela P, General Manager at Cafe Maspero, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for the 4-star review. See you next time!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friends and I visited here after a long hot day in NOLA. We were ready to EAT, and we wanted some local cuisine. It wasn't awful. Service was slow for sure, but our waitress was sweet. Everything seemed fine when the food arrived. My friends...More

Thank stfualicombs
Angela P, General Manager at Cafe Maspero, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Sorry for the delay in response. I'm apologize that your experience with our roast beef wasn't the best. Our version of the roast beef is served local style, smothered in gravy, requiring several napkins. We usually advise our guests to use a fork and knife...More

Reviewed July 10, 2018

Came to this restaurant after a day-long tour at the reccomdation of our tour guide (he reccomended the muffalettas and the onion soup) Two of us ordered the muffalettas and two ordered oyster po-boys and of course we tried the onion soup. The muffalettas here...More

Thank Maeldwyn
Angela P, General Manager at Cafe Maspero, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review. It definitely made me hungry & confused on whether to order the muffaletta or an oyster poboy for my lunch today. Best Wishes, Angela Michaud General Manager

Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Dropped in on a tour guide recommendation. It's OK, hurricane was yummy but didn't enjoy the Oyster sandwich.. And Oysters are my favorite. Bread was too soft and chewy, oysters too salty. Other people seemed to be enjoying the food so maybe thats just my...More

Thank kerriepie
Angela P, General Manager at Cafe Maspero, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Kerrie, I'm disappointed that you did not enjoy your meal. We do have several bread options and there may be one better suited for your taste. I hope you will come by on your next visit to New Orleans so that we may give...More

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Todd T
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Response from AFPayne | Reviewed this property |
there are tvs at the bar. sorry this is late...
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Karen S
March 7, 2017|
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I don't know you!! I think!!
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Edwin W
April 28, 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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$16
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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