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Royal Cafe

700 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3113
+1 504-528-9086
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (19 reviews)
“tortellini” (2 reviews)
“shrimp po boy” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
700 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3113
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lunch including delicious ettoufee, roast beef poboy, and jambalaya was great! Convenient location and lovely balcony tables.

Thank jmwalters7
Reviewed 17 January 2018

The drinks are original and fantastic and the oysters are some of the best in town! my shrimp po boy was good and my hubby loved the catfish ravioli!

Thank maryanne_63
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Breakfast is not bacon, eggs and toast. Royal has a delicious breakfast menu which includes oysters, crab cakes and shrimp dishes. And our waiter was wonderful.

Thank randyc353
Reviewed 27 December 2017

We had a nice dinner here. The food was good, nothing special but definitely enjoyable. Our waiter was very attentive. The place needs a little updating but otherwise I would recommend it. Try the velvet cake pie!

Thank norcalSf_ca
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

We had a very nice experience. All dishes we ordered were delicious, service was great, and live jazz made the ambiance exceptional. Definitely worth going while in NOLA.

Thank ricomacpata
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I stopped in @ 10:15 pm on 9/13/17 and ordered a Roast Beef Po Boy with Provolone. The gravy was cold. Not like it had just come out of a refrigerator, but not warm at all. It was poured on top of the cheese which...More

Thank ImGregB
Reviewed 9 September 2017

This place was so good we went back several times! Don’t miss the charbroiled oysters, and the French onion soup is perfect.

Thank kclightman
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

From the time I walked by to the time I left I received excellent service! The people at the door set to lure you in did just that and I'm glad they did! I sat and the bar and Jeff served me. He is such...More

Thank SunshineMarie26
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Waited in line for a little while. We sat at the bar and Ordered the raw oysters and drinks. Oysters were tastless. The oysters rockafellar were a little better, but then a lot of salt. Had other appetizer that also fell short. Our bartender was...More

Thank Janie6061
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Bartenders and drinks are top notch. The Bloody Mary's are the best I've EVER had, hands down. Unfortunately, the food wasn't good. So, worth the stop if you sit at the bar. Otherwise, find another place.

Thank LetThemHaveIt
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story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 35
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3113
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-528-9086
Closed due to damage sustained in Hurricane Katrina.
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