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“Worth the wait”

Mother's Restaurant
Ranked #309 of 2,093 Restaurants in New Orleans
Price range: USD 10 - USD 25
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Takeout
Neighbourhood: Central Business District
Description: Authentic N'Awlins home-style cooking since 1938. The Amato family welcomes you for a taste of tradition.Home of award-winning Jambalaya, the famous Ferdi Special, and the original debris-laden roast beef.Private room for parties, rehearsal dinners and special events.
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We waited about 20 min duringvlate lunch, around 2pm. Lots to pick from on the menu, including all day breakfast. A great restaurant that has been around since 1938.

Thank denarn1
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We found this place walking to the museum. So glad we stopped in. There was a line, but it moved pretty quick. The staff was friendly and great....
But the food....AMAZING. i suggest the ferdi. A roast beef and ham sandwich.

Thank Frank Z
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

This is a must place to eat if you’re going to New Orleans. The poboy sandwiches here are amazing! My roast beef and turkey who is absolutely fresh cut and amazing. It’s hard to rank if it was the best meal in New Orleans because most of the food is amazing. But this was a great eating experience and a two thumbs up.

Thank Mkdkay
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

1st of all let me say the people leaving poor reviews are idiots. Mother’s has THE BEST PO BOYS IN TOWN. 1st night I had the Ferdi special with debris. 2nd night the John G also with debris. Debris is like bits of roast beef in au jus and it is incredible.

Mother’s lives up to its reputation and is a MUST when traveling to Nola

Thank Michael R
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

We went at an off hours therefore we eliminated the wait. The grilled cheese for the kids was a hit. The adults... shrimp was plentiful but bland. The fried chicken was nothing special, fiOur and lots of oil. The red beans and rice was probably the best. The waitress was rude when asked for the sachet of butter instead of the slab of butter that they served. She ignored me the first time kept me waiting. When asked the second she said the the butter was up front and she would check when she had time. Good thing tipping was not allowed. Our waitress was seen taking a tip from one of the customers. I would not go back.

Thank Donna H
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