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Cafe at the Square

) #186 of 1,538 Restaurants in New Orleans ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Cafe,
500 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130-3410
+1 504-304-7831
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (23 reviews)
“crab cakes” (25 reviews)
“grits” (18 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Cafe, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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500 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130-3410
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1 - 10 of 272 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The mixed drinks were made to perfection. The staff was very friendly, almost like they knew you personally.

Thank courtney c
Reviewed 1 week ago

they were super nice to us when we arrived with multiple kids and basically had our 'rehearsal dinner' there 2 days before our wedding. the next day breakfast was fast and good as well. some good New Orleans items on menu.

Thank yogaperson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved the food and wonderful location of this restaurant! Last week, I ate here 3 times because I happened to be doing tours nearby and I thoroughly enjoyed the alligator bites, cheeseburger poboy and crawfish poboy! The entertainment was amazing, as I had a...More

Thank Kate G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I had brunch here before a full day at the WWII Museum. I just can't say enough about the wonderful service and spectacular food. My husband was hesitant because of the prices but conceded afterward that the amount and quality of the...More

Thank TexasMomma92
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Diverse menu with some healthy choices. Food was delicious and the service was good. Generous happy hour too (4-7pm).

Thank Nicole W
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was very close to my hotel and I passed it while walking to the National WWII museum. Thought I would give it a try. Had a spectacular Rum punch and a very good meal of crab cakes. The side salad that accompanied the...More

Thank Janly
Reviewed 6 June 2017

I stopped in for dinner. I had a salad, crab cakes, and fries. All good and what I wanted along with a glass of Zin. The buttermilk dressing on the salad was incredible. A good experience and would be a good choice for breakfast or...More

Thank SonomaRichard
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We came here for a late breakfast. The food and service was good, and the prices were reasonable. Would definitely recommend.

Thank NYtravelers_111
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We visited the Cafe at the Square for dinner and breakfast. The food was excellent and served hot. The prices were very reasonable. The staff was attentive.

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Many modest hotels offer fine breakfast fare, but few offer a first-class lunch and dinner as this place in the Blake Hotel. Best crab cakes of my life, and two large patties for a modest price. Excellent servers too.

Thank Fred F
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13 April 2017|
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Right down the street
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130-3410
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-304-7831
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