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New Orleans Creole Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Cajun & Creole
2476 San Diego Ave Ste A, San Diego, CA 92110-2897
+1 619-542-1698
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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2476 San Diego Ave Ste A, San Diego, CA 92110-2897
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

We were bowled over by the ambience in this small Louisiana inspired restaurant. All true to character, with the most delicious food imaginable. We felt like we were back in the Big Easy as we watched the cooked to order food coming out of this...More

Thank Travelsak
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We were anticipating a good creole dinner tonight. Maybe some good gumbo or jambalaya. We finally found the restaurant. When we went there it was closed. Nothing on website to indicate closed except menu was unavailable,stating being revised. ??out of business

1  Thank kathiodom
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Last night my husband and I celebrated my birthday with dinner at the New Orleans Creole Cafe. The patio was so pleasant, yet through the trees and flowers we could see bustling Old San Diego. We ordered the two signature items on the menu, crayfish...More

Thank alevineharroun
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Every time I am in town (working vacations, 2 or 3 times a year), this Cajun Girl drops by for some back home cooking. Set away in cozy trees you can find true Louisiana cooking. The setting and atmosphere assist with the entire experience. Food:...More

Thank Kat R
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I'm actually writing this review as I'm sitting in the beautiful San Diego weather, on the patio of New Orleans Creole Cafe! I've got a beautiful glass filled with their signature Sweet Tea and a recently emptied bowl that used to have some absolutely delicious...More

Thank FelipeAZ
Reviewed 18 March 2017

While I enjoy all the different selections of Mexican food while visiting Old Town, having something a little different is always nice. Once we stumbled onto this place, and being from the south I just had to give it a try. I was not disappointed....More

Thank Mackat26
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

My family and I have been coming to the creole cafe here in old town san diego for years now. We periodically drive the 2 hours plus from La Verne Ca in los angeles county for the delicious meal and warm service. That's how good...More

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I work in San Diego. Rarely do we go to "Old Town". Too much of a tourist trap. However my two assistants and I had lunch at this little restaurant and am I glad we did. If the weather is bad or cold be aware...More

Thank DPB4law
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is my favorite place in San Diego. They have had a lot of renovations so their seating is currently more limited, but even at full capacity this is still a pretty intimate eatery. Located behind the famous Whaley House, New Orleans Creole Cafe has...More

Thank Cinerina
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Sooooo good. The food was so incredibly rich and flavorful, and such a cool location! Highly recommend!

Thank theClarksofCA
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Eileen C
8 April 2017|
Response from Cinerina | Reviewed this property |
That's a good question - I can't speak to the sauces' flour contents but much of the dishes are based in rice so if the sauces are gluten free then the only thing you can't have is the table bread and muffaletta sandwich... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2476 San Diego Ave Ste A, San Diego, CA 92110-2897
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 619-542-1698
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