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Lilly's CAFE

1813 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130-5013
+1 504-599-9999
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“pho” (58 reviews)
“spring rolls” (11 reviews)
“banh mi” (8 reviews)
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Asian, Vietnamese, Soups, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1813 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130-5013
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went here with my very picky father in law, my Vietnamese brother in law, and the rest of our family. Everyone was happy! Father in law loved his grilled chicken and rice dish AND the bun a few of us ordered. Pho also got rave...More

Thank aseiff617
Reviewed 6 days ago

Small little place at one end of Magazine Street with amazing pho. Wanted something different than the usual NOLA food and I had read an article about how good the Vietnamese food was in NOLA, so after looking at Yelp decided to give this place...More

Thank GoddessofArt
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Guys. Lilly's rocked my socks off! Seriously guys... How can I explain it without writing a whole point-by-point review? I've come to expect that about 90% of asian restaurants in the US all have some sort of bland, ubiquitous, pseudo-asian dishes with no real flavor,...More

Thank Rachiemeowpow
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Very busy at lunch on a weekday, but everything was excellent. Shared some shrimp rolls which were good. The Banh mi was delicious, served on a very fresh and crunchy baguette. Noodle and rice plates had the right proportion of meat, veggies and noodles or...More

Thank Kristin M
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

I always try to eat at Lilly’s Cafe at least once during any visit to New Orleans since my first time here in 2014. If you enjoy authentic Pho or Vietnamese food this place is IT!!! Went in on Ash Wednesday & enjoyed the Veggie...More

Thank mica530
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

After long days off walking, this place hit the spot. We went twice on our 5 day trip and I wish I could go again. Comforting chicken pho and friendly fast service. Fantastic!

Thank Michelle H
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We ordered Crab Rangoon, Grilled Pork with rice and the Grilled Chicken with Rice. The Crab Rangoon was okay, not the best I’ve had. The pork and chicken portions of our entrees were very light. They also weren’t well seasoned and I had to put...More

Thank Nathaly P
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

It's a small restaurant on Magazine street. The place was busy but I didn't wait much to order. If you have a huge appetite, I recommend the beef pho combo. A-mazing. And the eggrolls. Needless to say that after eating all that I just wanted...More

Thank Maria K
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch on a cold weekday. It was packed so we had to wait a little bit, but well worth it.

Thank connw01
Reviewed 23 October 2017

My sister in law raved about this place so I was excited to check it out; however, I only found it to be average. The service was extremely quick and pleasant.

Thank doctormom67
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15 February 2016|
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Response from LPLoveToTravel | Reviewed this property |
Delicious Vietnam noodle dishes...like a soup with noodes (either rice or grain), veggies and a protein. Very good on a cool night!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1813 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130-5013
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Garden District
  • Neighbourhood: Garden District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-599-9999
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