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Cafe Pontalba

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Cafe
546 Saint Peter St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3321
+1 504-522-1180
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good37%
  • Average22%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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9:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Cafe, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly
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546 Saint Peter St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3321
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a nice place to get a bite to eat while watching Jackson Square and listening to live music in the Square. I had the Eggs Benedict with Cajun potatoes for breakfast. It was very good.

Thank LQ4L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went in at lunch time and asked to sit at a table for four. Our wives had stopped at a shop behind us, so we went in to get drinks ordered. The waiter came out and informed us that they were too busy for...More

Thank Tvamtrenary
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed the location of the restaurant. They have big windows/doors that are open so you can see all the action. We had a jazz band playing at the Square & they were awesome. The service at the restaurant was a little...More

Thank rolltider35
Reviewed 5 days ago

Hubby and I stopped here while touring the French Quarter Service was average .. The team seemed to be on auto pilot working too efficiently but not paying attention to details when you make your request, Food for me was not what I expected ....More

Thank pioneertravler
Reviewed 5 days ago

The food & drinks are good here. The atmosphere is awesome because you can often hear & see the performers who are set up in front of St. Louis’ Cathedral. We return to this restaurant every time we are in New Orleans!

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The history about this building is really cool. The entire building is know as the oldest apartments in the US. I really liked how open this place was. It was easy to enter & exit the restaurant, even with the crowds. I tried the Creole...More

Thank Ana B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I weren't planning on eating here but we're happy we did. We didn't know it was a "sit and be served" type of place so we just stood there for a bit. The staff wasn't very welcoming but they did do their...More

Thank Katrina R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good food and great service with reasonable prices. It was busy but were were served quickly with hot tasty food-red beans and rice, gumbo and jambalaya.

Thank cathycW6428GT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent 2 hours here on our last afternoon in town. Enjoyed the music of a brass band in front of the cathedral WHILE sipping on cocktails AND eating a very nice etouffee and jambalaya. Underrated for their food the location AND food are really it's...More

Thank amy099
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location. Food was great and prices were reasonable - ate lunch and dinner here on one day :). The staff were great too!

Thank mortemadlux
French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living
lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
of call for folks in search of a good time and a great
story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 546 Saint Peter St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3321
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-522-1180
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