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Cafe at the Square

€€ - €€€American, Cafe,
500 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130-3410
+1 504-304-7831
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (27 reviews)
“crab cakes” (27 reviews)
“salad” (23 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Cafe, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
500 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130-3410
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stopped by for some breakfast, and they did not disappoint! Beware though, GIANT sized portions. Everything was good. Service was great. Good with kids too. Nice surprise, and worth the visit.

Thank Cora C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had really great service and excellent food. The food options are endless on the menu and then they had several specials. The biscuits and gravy were home made and delicious

Thank Tony H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me & my partner visited a few mornings ago and had breakfast, My partner had scrambled eggs then waffles w/ strawberries & cream, whilst I had an excellent breakfast of bacon & eggs on a roll with lettuce and this delicious glaze, and some grits...More

Thank Steveirvine1811
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The wait staff is super friendly and engaging. The food is really good and the portions are pretty big. I got a 2 egg breakfast that comes with a choice of meat (bacon, ham, sausage), your choice of bread or biscuit and then choice of...More

Thank Angela R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped in for a late lunch, and got the Cheeseburger Salad. The salad was awesome. I stopped in during a slow time, so I was basically the only person in the restaurant. The staff made sure I had what I needed, but didn’t seem...More

1  Thank Tabatha R
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Came here for breakfast and dinner. The breakfast was great, the yogurt, granola and fruit dish was delicious and very filling. Dinner portions are big and delicious. The prices are very reasonable and the staff very friendly.

Thank Wendyalice
Reviewed 9 May 2018

I know you've been told to go to Mother's and maybe you should go once just to say that you did. But if you want to start the day on a really good breakfast, go to this place a mere two blocks away. it really...More

Thank Jan v
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

It was one of the only places we could find open on that side of town however we ordered most starters and then the Lafayette chicken. The chicken is amazing and gets 5 stars! The French onion soup was very strong, mozzarella sticks were good,...More

Thank Carlee D
Reviewed 28 April 2018

The only reason I didn't give 5 stars to this restaurant is because of the lighting for night time. I'm staying at the Blake Hotel for 10 days and when I get out of work I want to relax with a certain ambiance in the...More

Thank rhammond01
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Great spot to people watch. Food was great and prepared quickly. The service was excellent and the seating are kept clean,.

Thank Thomas W
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Right down the street
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130-3410
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-304-7831
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