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Satsuma Cafe

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Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
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3218 Dauphine St, Bywater area, New Orleans, LA 70117-6729
07:00 - 17:00
Closed now
All hours
Wed 19:00 - 17:00
Thu - Tue 07:00 - 17:00
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful people always service with a smile and kind as the day is long , great food. Fabulous atmosphere. Cookies to die for

Thank Michael B
Waterloo, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During my stay in the Bywater my friend and I would have breakfast at Satsuma Cafe every morning. It has a small but tasty menu. Loved sipping my coffee and reading the news in their courtyard each morning.

Thank QueenOfSlack
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just had brunch at Satsuma Cafe in the Bywater in NOLA. It was delicious! My husband and I both had the ABC cold pressed juice and it was just perfect. You can taste the beets, but they are not overwhelming. I also had a sandwich with eggs and avocado spread on a bagel and my husband had the breakfast platter.... More 

Thank Stephanie B
Los Angeles
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to eat and mingle in the Bywater. We've been here many times and the quality is very good. We often just hang here and enjoy the coffee and freshly baked muffins and scones. The best. Don't miss coming here if you are staying in the Bywater.

Thank sjfletch52
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Very cool cafe recommended to us by the Air BnB folks we stayed with. The decor is great, the staff are super friendly and the iced coffee is yum! Recommend.

Thank Caroline W
Tulsa, OK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Satsuma had been recommended to me several times, so I was excited to try it. The Bywater neighborhood where it is located is definitely worth visiting, and the cafe is on a street with several interesting thrift/junk stores. You will get a great feel for the local culture by visiting. I did not purchase any food at Satsuma, but I... More 

Thank Jessica H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Decided to explore my neighborhood this early AM. Stopped here for a delicious, fresh juice and the green eggs and ham sandwich. So, so good. The ham was especially delicious (not dry, too salty, etc). Will probably end up here again before we leave.

Thank Olivia H
Mandeville, Louisiana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This place in the Bywater area is quite popular. The menu has an a select but eclectic collection of salads and sandwiches. I orderd the turkey, roast peppers sandwich on sourdough bread with a citrusy juice. The juice was very refreshing. The sandwich was insipid. Granted they were out of the ciabata and it may taste better than the sourdough.... More 

Thank rahul_d_chatter
Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed nearby when we were visiting from out of town. We came here every single day for breakfast. It was so good! Nice if you can get a table outside.

Thank N333B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

My recommendations: the tofu scramble, quinoa scramble, and green sandwich. Picture the most incredible breakfast you've had and the double it's incandescence. Enough said. Also splurge for the cayenne pepper shots ;)

Thank Jessaryn H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
19:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3218 Dauphine St, Bywater area, New Orleans, LA 70117-6729
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
  • Neighbourhood: Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
  • Phone Number: 5043045962
Located in Bywater area of New Orleans about 2 miles east of the French Quarter that attracts the hipster crowd. A chalk board lists menu items consisting of fresh local produce and healthy ingredients, a divergence from deep-fried heavy Southern foods. Sandwiches include portobella mushrooms, roasted pear, BLT, ham. Fresh salads consist of dark leafy greens, endamane, quinoa, etc. Fresh juices made with seasonal satsuma, limes, beets are are squeezed, pulped, per order. Also has an appetizing selection of breakfast items. Other items include freshly baked muffins and pasteries. Free WiFi is used by many customers thereby occupying tables and can make it difficult to find a table for newcomers. Smoking area is outside in the patio.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
Nestled between the French Quarter and the Ninth Ward, the Faubourg Marigny & Bywater environs are largely residential. Of course, folks around here love to go out and have a good time as much as they do anywhere in NOLA. And if out-of-towners want to join in the festivities, well then so much the better! Home to some of the most revered live music venues in New Orleans, an eclectic gaggle of gourmand dining destinations, and a come-as-you-are vibe that’s as infectious as it is alluring, this is real deal New Orleans oozing with southern hospitality and the promise of a most epic night out. For endless opportunities to boogie, to admire row upon row of lovingly restored homes, and to escape the fray of the more touristic parts of town (but still live it up in grand style) head to Faubourg Marigny & Bywater.
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