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Smilie's Restaurant - CLOSED

5725 Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans, LA 70123-5112
+1 504-733-3000
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  • Excellent5%
  • Very good26%
  • Average26%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible38%
25 Feb 2016
2 Jan 2016
“Very surprised by the taste and quality of the food, didn't expect it to be as good as it was.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Cajun & Creole
€€ - €€€
5725 Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans, LA 70123-5112
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Reviewed 25 February 2016

Smilie's Restaurant closed in Harahan. The owner is presently building Augie's Restaurant in the Palms Shopping Center on Jefferson Highway next to Crescent Ford. It should open in March, 2016.

3  Thank Glenn B
Reviewed 2 January 2016

We were told the food was good and wanted to give it a try. Very happy with our food and overall experience.

Thank Tommy K
Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

The food here,which co-workers had raved about, was over cooked, dry, bland and BORING. We had a very limited menu from which to choose, and you would think it would be good - but no. I will not go back on my own to this...More

Thank psincl5611
Reviewed 18 July 2015

The exterior and interior are somewhat shabby and forlorn, and it seems that no updating has occurred since the repair work following the huge fire, there, in 1991. We waited and waited and finally the owner, Augie, took us through a hall into an empty...More

Thank RJayT
Reviewed 30 May 2015

Large place, can hold functions there. The food is passing nothing to write home about. I prefer hotter seasoned food, if you have a pallet that does not favor hot this is your place.

Thank aocmand
Reviewed 9 May 2015

Our party of three had lunch there today. The food was good, not great, grilled flsh slightly overcooked, a bit more bread than I like in the crab cake. We ordered 3 entrees from the regular menu + "appetizer for 2", which cost more than...More

1  Thank MSYCajun
Reviewed 9 January 2015

Visited this restaurant as part of a rehearsal dinner. Upon arriving the parking lot was completely empty and front and side doors were locked. This was my first time at this restaurant - not a good first impression. After finding our way through a back...More

Thank geauxlsu089
Reviewed 25 December 2014

I was in a rush when I spotted Smilie,s. I had run all over town looking for lunch when I remembered seeing Smilie,s so I headed on over. When I arrived I waited for around five minutes for someone to seat me. My expectations had...More

1  Thank squrrily
Reviewed 9 October 2014

Attended a private dinner and the food was awful. The menu was finger sandwiches, meatballs, fried fish, fried shrimp, jambalaya, shrimp pasta, and bread pudding. I can honestly say, the only thing edible was the meatballs!!! Even the bread pudding was tasteless!!! The bartenders couldn't...More

1  Thank jma1234
Reviewed 1 July 2014

my shower was suppose to have continuous food served from two o'clock pm to five o'clock pm my baby shower started off bad when the waitress asked if she should start frying the food for the shower that had already began. more food needed to...More

Thank divamom60
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5725 Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans, LA 70123-5112
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans
  • Phone Number: +1 504-733-3000
Closed due to damage sustained in Hurricane Katrina.
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