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Meals From The Heart Cafe

1100 N Peters St Ste 13, Located Inside of the Historic French Market District, New Orleans, LA 70116-2637
+1 504-250-9691
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab cakes” (302 reviews)
“salad” (68 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1100 N Peters St Ste 13, Located Inside of the Historic French Market District, New Orleans, LA 70116-2637
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I traveled to NOLA this past weekend with girlfriends, and of the three of us I am the only vegan. I was willing to put up with eating salads with iceberg lettuce etc. at the regular establishments so that we could eat together, but was...More

1  Thank Kaydee M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Totally unpretentious The Hearty Meal stands on the main street of the village, where it is more peaceful. It has the best view in the street from a commanding position overlooking the golf course, the lagoon and the ocean beyond. The owner, Charmaine, will prepare...More

Thank Py M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great friendly staff...and very delicious food. Try the crab tacos, or really anything on the menu. But plan to stay and sit at the counter (despite the uncomfortable chairs) because the conversation is worth it.

Thank VisitingCanuck
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First I'll say the young lady behind the counter was very nice. The cage offered some tempting gluten free options which is nice to see. They made it a point to clean grill for gluten or other food allergies. We went for breakfast and it...More

Thank Robyn G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sometimes, I’m just sitting at home, and I think about the po’boy(s) that I got from this wonderful place. If you have celiac or need something vegan or just something great, stop by here!

Thank ml_lazarus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Opens at 9am so perfect time for relaxing breakfast or brunch which they serve all day. We sat up at the counter and on both occasions we visited started with the freshly squeezed orange juice. The pancakes with fruit were amazing - they must use...More

Thank ptk_from_dy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had crab cakes with a fresh berry salad and shrimp tacos. Everything was fresh and tasted amazing. Busy counter service with limited seating but worth the wait. Everyone we spoke to around us was pleased and the staff was friendly and answered lots of...More

Thank whatsnext2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Traveling with my gluten free daughter we are always looking for new things for her to try! These crabcakes did not disappoint! Also served gf pancakes, and a variety of dishes with the gf crab cakes such as po-boy, tacos, etc. delicious!

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have celiac disease so I am always looking for restaurants that offer good local food without gluten. BINGO! The blueberry pancakes were so good. My husband eats gluten but proclaimed the gluten free one one of the best he’s ever had out of all...More

Thank Kasey P
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Had the salmon, eggs, and grits...to die for. I also wanted the crab cakes, the people sitting next to me all were raving about how good they were. Really robust menu, absolutely stacked with healthy options, gluten free, vegan, kosher, you name it. Really good...More

Thank casualperoelegante
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lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
of call for folks in search of a good time and a great
story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
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Questions & Answers
17 February 2017|
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Response from lilac127 | Reviewed this property |
They have a power shake that they offer that has almond milk in it so I know they do carry almond milk.
27 April 2015|
Response from malNewOrleans | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. Yes we do deliver. I believe our minimum is $10.
24 January 2015|
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Response from malNewOrleans | Property representative |
Thank you Foodies for your beautiful endorsements. Decatur Street splits and becomes N. Peters Street (like a fork). We are between Ursuline Avenue and Gov Nicholls Street. While on Decatur ask them to point you in the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 16
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Seating, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1100 N Peters St Ste 13, Located Inside of the Historic French Market District, New Orleans, LA 70116-2637
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-250-9691
We are located at the Historic Farmers Market inside the Food Court. This is an open air-market. Although best known for our CrabCake Passion, we are vegan and celiac friendly. Delivery is available to the French Quarter, CBD and surrounding areas.
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