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Cajun Cafe at the French Market

1100 N Peters St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2628
+1 504-905-3212
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“jambalaya” (7 reviews)
“quick bite” (3 reviews)
“great food” (5 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 am - 6:00 pmAll hours
French, Seafood
$$ - $$$
1100 N Peters St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2628
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

Gumbo? Etouffee? Crawfish pie or crawfish mac n cheese? You can get all of this and much more, all of it flavorful. The only drawback, if it's hot and humid, is that this is an open air cafe. Of course, this is also part of...More

Thank Mollie G
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We had to try the alligator meat. It was tender, seasoned well, cooked well...but it was cold and the bread was stale...the sample dish was a little over $12..

Thank shakaylia1 .
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Had the best gumbo here the whole trip. The service was great. Live music, great to have a place to listen with the kids. Would definitely come back.

Thank lurlene
Reviewed 9 March 2017

A fun place to order oysters! Order at the bar, grab a seat next to the oyster stand and enjoy. I think my boyfriend and I ended up eating 3 dozen in one sitting. We kept going back for more.

Thank Diana_G_B
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Plenty to chose from and great portion size too, the atmosphere in the market was also worth the trip

Thank PaulL5083FH
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Shrimp pasta dish was great. Husband had some sort of sampler with jambalaya, and a couple other NOLA staples. He really enjoyed it.

Thank MelanoMangos
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Ate here for lunch on a hot day in the market. I ordered the shrimp tacos and once I got them, they were delicious. The problem, I was hungry, it was hot and they seemed in no hurry to make them. I looked around but...More

1  Thank Bobby W
Reviewed 21 May 2016

In an rush and came upon this place and saw they had a buffet breakfast and stopped by for a quick bite. Food was fine, service was very good and it seems it does get busy for lunch, given all the staff there by 10:00...More

Thank Rafael A
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

Cannot complain about the food here as it was very good! The servers were very good and friendly and informative initially! However once they realise that you are not ordering anything else attitudes change, the bill/check arrived on the table without us requesting it!

Thank potters1972
Reviewed 11 March 2016

We just had breakfast here and it was good. We were served promptly and the breakfast options were a good selection. I had a spicy Cajun omelette that was quite good. Coffee was good and hot. Not much I can say except it was a...More

Thank Jay M
French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1100 N Peters St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2628
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-905-3212
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