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Market Cafe

1000 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3310
+1 504-527-5000
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good43%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“muffaletta” (81 reviews)
“popcorn shrimp” (11 reviews)
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1000 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3310
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The people are courteous and friendly. We went in very early looking for a place to have breakfast. They had an all you can eat for 10.95 with typical items including gravy and biscuits. I enjoyed their spicy bloody Mary which was served with green...More

Thank Vitalizer28
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place with live music and great food. For the first time in my life I have eaten alligator sausages - delicious! Great atmosphere, good beer and a very good jazz band. I bought a CD and often listen to it now. I would definitely...More

1  Thank _marekart
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first stop in the city we’d never been to was Market Cafe right by the French Market. The band began to play early and they were spot on! The food was fresh and hot and yummy. The service was okay. Not a must stop...More

Thank alisafranz50by50
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in here for lunch and the food was just ok. The service was nice though and the jazz band was a lot of fun to listen to while we ate. Fun atmosphere.

Thank Deborah L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We always stop here for the best Muffaletta in town! Also got the fried alligator. Add a top notch Jazz band and you have a perfect New Orleans afternoon!

Thank Zain D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The gumbo is usually a first step in rating a great New Orleans restaurant. They're gumbo is the best I have had yet in the Big Easy. Their shrimp oyster Po Boy is down right criminal it's is so delicious. Tasty roll home made and...More

Thank rcocciar
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Simply listening to the local jazz band and enjoying an Arnold Palmer. Great way to escape from the humidity and enjoy some great 🎶

Thank Redbullx2
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Several times I've come to the Market Cafe because of Hobson's choice--all the other places had lines out the door and I was tired of hunting for a place to eat. Each time, the food has been excellent, the wait staff has been wonderful, and...More

Thank Vincent M
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Heard the music and stop to listen and grab a quick bite. The gumbo is excellent with just a little bite to it. Very good location for people watching and enjoying a nice cool drink. :-)

Thank john H
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We had done the French Market and were walking by and heard the band and decided to sit down and have a beer on the outside pavement. Great people watching place and the live music was excellent - havnt seen a small saxophone like that...More

Thank Craig N
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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3310
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-527-5000
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