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Jacques-Imo's Cafe

8324 Oak St, New Orleans, LA 70118-2044
+1 504-861-0886
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cornbread” (135 reviews)
“fried chicken” (203 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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8324 Oak St, New Orleans, LA 70118-2044
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I went with a friend to celebrate her birthday. We were hoping for excellent food. When we arrived the wait time was 90 minutes to 2 hours. We stayed at the bar had and had dinner there instead. The bartenders provided decent service. The dessert...More

Thank Fabiola925
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went on Monday night for dinner and was surprised we got in right away for a table of four. Good Cajun food. Juicy fried chicken though cannot beat chicken from Willie Maes. Garlic cornbread was good starter. The blackened redfish with kimchee special was a...More

Thank janey835
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was Halloween evening. My brother took my daughter, me and his girlfriend, Ellen for her birthday. It is a cute place, I believe a former house or maybe a store. You need to walk through the kitchen to get to the seating area. My...More

Thank Stephen1952a
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious food: we had fried chicken, green fried tomatoes, calamari.....all excellent. Service: excellent.....welcoming, friendly, helpful. Cost: very reasonable for the interesting variety and presentation.

Thank Optoko
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went twice. Both meals were excellent! Started with garlic cornbread and then we shared the shrimp etouffee. It came with a delicious salad and rice and there was plenty for us to share. Our second time we shared the stuffed catfish, also delicious. I’d...More

Thank Bailaencuba
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spectacular Cajun Creole food served in a hip setting. There can be a wait if you get there later in the evening, but it's worth it. The staff is very friendly and the food is truly amazing. It's a great place to expand your culinary...More

Thank DanHNYC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

not only the best on Oak street, best meal we had in NOLA. yes, it is packed and you will wait without a reservation. We waited 90 minutes but sat at the bar and talked with a other patrons. Drinks were great, dinner fantastic (potato...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My mother in law highly recommended this place for my husband and I to visit on our trip to New Orleans. It was by far the BEST place we ate at on our trip. We arrived and there was about a 20-30 minute wait, so...More

Thank alysster
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is packed, so you think the food must be decent, but our experience was far from it. The grouper special comprises some great fish, but with a truly weird, sweet sauce that was more like a custard and a salad involving pineapple and...More

Thank Ianfinchtgd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Jacques-Imo’s on the recommendation of a couple friends. The atmosphere is so cool — local art, wall murals, funky light fixtures, a moose head, and (of course) the El Camino table out front. The food is very good. I had read all...More

1  Thank Erika C
Uptown / Carrollton
Very much their own self sufficient unit within the
greater metro area, Uptown and Carrollton tone down
the urban edge with a friendly attitude and collegiate
feel. Home to Tulane and Loyola Universities, all the
students living in the area ensure that Uptown and
Carrollton stay youthful, cosmopolitan and vibrantly
fun. Two of the liveliest thoroughfares for nightlife
and socializing (and yes of course more of the city’s
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23 April 2017|
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Response from ganta07 | Reviewed this property |
Looks like you got the answer. I never took the trolly.
22 April 2017|
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Response from Lukabayby | Reviewed this property |
I went there with locals who were born and raised in NOLA and we went to a really great jazz music bar after dinner which was right next door. The neighborhood seemed artsy so there may be other things going on too. We took... More
2 April 2017|
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Response from twenty1again64 | Reviewed this property |
Check on Yelp. Their food was just ok, I'd check out Brigsten's in the same neighborhood.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8324 Oak St, New Orleans, LA 70118-2044
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Uptown / Carrollton
  • Neighbourhood: Uptown / Carrollton
  • Phone Number: +1 504-861-0886
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