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Mat & Naddie's Cafe - CLOSED

937 Leonidas St, New Orleans, LA 70118-1120
+1 504-861-9600
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“croquettes” (6 reviews)
“cheesecake” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
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937 Leonidas St, New Orleans, LA 70118-1120
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Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Hard to find the entrance. Just keep going around the building! My friends and I were seated right away (with reservations). Service was okay. Not stellar. Small portions on the entrees, but tasty food, nice wine list. Ambiance is like eating in someone's home. One...More

Thank fishfry45
Reviewed 9 April 2017

My first time at Mat & Naddie's! It's a really nice place and the food was very good!! I had red fish and my wife had catfish!! Both dishes were very, very good!! The staff was first rate even the owner was busing tables as...More

Thank Captmark20
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

I used to live in New Orleans & loved this restaurant. My dining companion was a vegetarian & both of us were always impressed with our food. For some reason, I thought they shut down after Katrina, but on a recent visit, a friend said...More

Thank Krista H
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Absolutely delicious food and a really nice wine selection as well. We were wowed by the service and made to feel like part of the family....or very special guests. Definitely going back!

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Tried the place because of a menu with unique items not found other places plus learned about the restaurant from a local! Had the Pomogranite and Shaved Pear Salad and a cheesecake with Artichoke, Sundried Tomatoes, Garlic over an Arugula salad and both Apps were...More

Thank breakfastboy
Reviewed 6 December 2016

I loved the interesting starters and tasting mains on the menu, but even though we ordered a big selection, I wasn't impressed. The crab and crayfish balls were ho, hum; the fried oysters were bready; and the shrimp with sweet potatoes tasted a lot like...More

Thank Jennie P
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Very accommodating of our large group, and the "limited" menu was not a big concern. The menu ranged from Seafood to Steak, but all had interesting interpretations. Most of all, the proprietors were excellent hosts! We thoroughly enjoyed the visit. If you are visiting Tulane/Loyola...More

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 19 October 2016

For our first meal back in New Orleans, we chose Mat & Naddie's (named for the owners' kids!)...perfect start to a visit...right on the riverbend in a glorious old house...started with a good dry rose and a big dish of spicy pecans. I had a...More

Thank Peggy O
Reviewed 19 June 2016

We had heard about Mat & Naddie's so decided to try it out for a Father's Day dinner. Overall, the restaurant seems like a neighborhood spot. The cozy ambiance to nice wait staff all added to this assessment. Overall, the food was good with good...More

Thank 0504Traveller
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We loved our visit to this neighborhood favorite - truly lovely and welcoming wooden house - patio. A smile on the door and outstanding food. We look forward to visiting again. The only reason for not giving it a 5 is that there were a...More

Thank Alan P
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Restaurant Details

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 937 Leonidas St, New Orleans, LA 70118-1120
    (Freret Street and Leake Ave)
  • Public Transportation: Take the St Charles/Carrollton Streetcar to the Freret Street Stop. We're five blocks toward the River.
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Uptown / Carrollton
  • Neighbourhood: Uptown / Carrollton
  • Phone Number: +1 504-861-9600
Closed due to damage sustained in Hurricane Katrina.
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