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The Camellia Grill

) #113 of 1,536 Restaurants in New Orleans American,
626 S Carrollton Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118-1008
+1 504-866-9573
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (150 reviews)
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American, Diner
626 S Carrollton Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118-1008
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Expect a bit of a line for this 30-seat (counter stool) establishment! Though they were pretty efficient in getting us in. You will be greeted at the counter by the warm, jovial and friendly voice of Leon or one of his colleagues. This is a...More

Thank fionas448
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This diner is New Orleans classic in Garden District. Limited seating, so we were lucky be seated immediately (10am on Thursday). Very family friendly too. Any omelet will satisfy your hunger, we all had vegetable -- delicious. The bacon on the side was good as...More

Thank Vagabond33
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Started in 1946 I believe and it is has stood the test of time. Every seat is counter top seating and the food is great. Make sure you order breakfast when you are there!

Thank brettlevy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife raves about how amazing Camellia Grill is, so I let her take me there for breakfast on our vacation. And let me tell you, she was absolutely right! The breakfast was delicious, cooked right in front of you by a friendly and attentive...More

Thank cmf717
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was decent, average diner fare. The pie was better than average, even though they through it on the grill and doused it in "buttery" liquid and made it much more yummy and 5x more unhealthy. We had breakfast for dinner and had two...More

Thank Raymond A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Haven't been here since Katrina but Oh, so glad the friendliness and food is still great. The line goes fast and the delicious cafe fare was delivered as remembered. Best milkshakes in New Orleans and judges chicken excellent!

Thank Cynthia R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had breakfast before returning home. Nice selection of breakfast items. Loved the Rano omelet. Michael was a wonderful waiter. Took me back to diner in my hometown.

Thank jsgelardi2016
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Extremely rude service. Did not feel welcome at all. Not the type of place you want to spend with your family. Food was cold and inedible. Definitely not worth the wait. Pass on this place!

Thank Kent S
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

I ordered a cheese burger and fries. It was amazing and tasted like a perfect homemade burger. Would recommend anyone to go there and enjoy a classic of NOLA.

Thank aliceinwonderland223
Reviewed 2 July 2017

What really stand out at the Camellia Grill is the experience and the staff. The menu is varied and it is served in a classic diner style. I would say try it at least once for the historical significance. A good place to try after...More

1  Thank MSJet_Setter1
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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17 January 2017|
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Response from Mrsjanvierward | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do, they weren't my favorite red beans in the city though
Nancy M
18 December 2015|
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Response from Judy431 | Reviewed this property |
I do not know for sure but would assume that they would be closed on Christmas
Wilding M
12 February 2015|
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Response from Pip18Wisconsin | Reviewed this property |
I really don't know. We were at the Camilla Grill right off St. Charles at the end of the streetcar line. I remember seeing it on the menu but I was focused on the pecan waffles.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 626 S Carrollton Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118-1008
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Uptown / Carrollton
  • Neighbourhood: Uptown / Carrollton
  • Phone Number: +1 504-866-9573
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