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Cafe Amelie

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
French Quarter
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912 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2702 (Between Dumaine St. & St. Philip St.)
+1 504-412-8965
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Wed - Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Wed - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Birmingham, Alabama
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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My mother and I dined here in April and it was a lovely experience complete with delicious food and excellent service. Everything was perfect.

Thank ShayC30375
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful courtyard for Sunday brunch. French onion soup, shrimp & grits, along with strawberry-infused mimosas. All were delicious. Josh, our server, was great! People were in line at 10:30 for 11:00 opening.

Thank Betsy M
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Charming courtyard garden dining. The goat cheese with fig spread and bread was delicious! I also had the Jerk Pork with Mango sauce. It was a delicious and a bit spicy, but that was to be expected. I would recommend having a reservations. While I was there, they seemed to have a steady income of diners, some they had to... More 

Thank audrey1267
Copenhagen, Denmark
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just opposite The Cornstalk Fence Hotel, this café - witch is really a restaurant and bar - was a very good experience for lunch. There was no table, when I arrived, but I was invited to stay in the courtyard where I enjoyed a drink from the bar. The courtyard has a really lovely ambience with lots of trees for... More 

Thank miriamhvidt
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sat down and waited a half an hour before walking out. We were sat at a table in the center of the room, passed by countless servers, but no one stopped to take our order. Even after we attempted to get their attention.

Thank Remmersond
New York City, New York
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Charming courtyard garden with lovely rustic restaurant. Exquisite Baked Oysters and French Toast. On a rainy day it was cosy spot.

Thank knottypiner
Northampton, Massachusetts
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68 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at The Cornstalk Hotel last week and walked across the street to Cafe Amelie for dinner. I didn't have a reservation, but they had a cancellation and so I was able to get a table. The meal was delicious! Fruit and nut bread with goat cheese and fig jam to start, then seared Ahi tuna for my entree;... More 

Thank fishfry45
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I absolutely loved the food. I went their for brunch. I'd been dying to go for a long time. I had the sunny up with the Cochon au lait with their chicken and andouille gumbo. Food was unbelievable. Service was ok. I feel like since I was alone, I was slightly neglected. I didn't get the same treatment as couples... More 

Thank brandibruce
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great Food, beautiful cool patio ! Terrible service. Shrimp and Grits excellent, Muffuletta average, Lemon cake was very tasty.

Thank srhill
Koloa, Hawaii
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Honestly a seriously romantic delicious spot tucked back in a lovely garden setting. I went with a couple friends , but we met enchanting people all over the place falling in love. We sat at the bar and the bartenders were the sweetest most attentive and funny guys ever. And mixed up some delicious concoctions..I honestly wanted one of everything... More 

Thank mimibell

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 912 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2702
    (Between Dumaine St. & St. Philip St.)
  • Public Transportation: Cafe Amelie is accessible by the RTA’s redline streetcars that run along the river; the nearest stop is Dumaine Street, then Cafe Amelie is a short 4-block walk from the river.
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-412-8965
Please note that the courtyard is seated on a first come, first serve basis. A reservation does not guarantee seating in the courtyard but we will have a table available inside our beautiful, historic carriage house. We normally allow reservation space for only 50% of the dining room to accommodate walk-ins. Additionally, in order to accommodate all of our guests who are waiting to be seated, we are only able to seat your party once everyone has arrived. Nestled in the historic 150-year-old Princess of Monaco Courtyard and Carriage House on Royal Street in the French Quarter, Cafe Amelie is a rare combination of superb Louisiana fare served in a lush, enchanting New Orleans courtyard setting. Cafe Amelie has a full bar offering an array of signature cocktail creations. Cafe Amelie and the accompanying Princess of Monaco Courtyard are also available for private parties, weddings and receptions.

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