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Lil Dizzy's Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, Cafe
1500 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116-1805
+1 504-569-8997
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (20 reviews)
“fried chicken” (101 reviews)
“bread pudding” (35 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 14:00All hours
American, Cafe
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1500 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116-1805
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1 - 10 of 283 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our tour guide recommended we go to Lil Dizzy's for lunch and wow were we not disappointed. The buffet was amazing with some of the best brisket I have ever had and the peas...I will dream about the peas here for the rest of my...More

Thank Carolyn B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm ok with a long wait, so that part was a non issue. Our​ waitress pushed the Buffett really hard and then another gentleman came to the table and proceeded to push the Buffett. Both telling us the wait will be very very very long...More

Thank adam f
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were there for brunch and I luv southern food I tell u this was by far the best soul food ever I had a seafood omelette grits greens fried chicken mac&cheese!!! The bread pudding is like heaven the gumbo!!! Oh my God the chicken...More

Thank Likisha G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a block from our condo, what a gem this place is! The food was the best we had in NOLA. They are not open for dinner,, but don't let that stop you. They have home cooked breakfast, brunch, lunch food that is amazing!...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Fried chicken so good that we’ll definitely go back! Perfectly cooked, crisped skin, yet not too greasy. Wish I would’ve had the gumbo as they’re known for that as well, yet had stuffed myself on a second thigh, mac-n-cheese, and bread pudding (mmmm!).

Thank Charla M
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Made the trip to Lil Dizzy based on recommendation. The place was packed. Food was okay, but nothing special. The dining experience was husthe bustle....not what I wanted for a vacation memory. I can get chicken served from a steam table at home. Done this...More

Thank mkeithleywilliams
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

There is nothing horrible I can say about this place! The food is amazing! I've tried pretty much everything off of the menu within a few trips to NOLA.... every time I visit I have to come to this place ! A trip is not...More

Thank keithswife3
Reviewed 11 July 2017

At lunch here at the recommendation. Delicious food, loved the buffet. The staff were exceptional. I would eat here again.

Thank Fougamou
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I've been to Lil Dizzy's a few times and the chicken is always delicious, the tea is always sweet, the waiters are always friendly, the french toast is always just right and my belly is always full.

Thank MsWanderlust718
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

The food here was good. The selection for the brunch was a bit limited considering the 17.99 price tag. The restaurant is also very cramped. Getting in and out with a full house is a bit tedious and maze like.

Thank Lonnell D
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else? It’s all good and in broad abundance on the
streets of Tremé, where so much of what’s considered
to be the very best of New Orleans culture and
tradition is, put simply, just how people go about
their daily lives in this historic part of town. As
one of America’s oldest African-American neighborhoods
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23 September 2015|
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Response from JessieMom | Reviewed this property |
Yes, plenty of street parking close by. No meters either.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1500 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116-1805
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Treme
  • Neighbourhood: Treme
  • Phone Number: +1 504-569-8997
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