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Cafe Amelie

912 Royal St
New Orleans, LA 70116

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(504) 412-8965


  • Sunday: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Thursday: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Friday: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Saturday: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Cuisine: Cafes, Dog Friendly Restaurants, Pizza Places

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4.9 of 5.0 from 108 reviews

price range:$11 to $25



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Cafe Amelie Reviews

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  • Casey BAmazing- great atmosphere and umbrellas for shade at outside brunch

    55555 by Casey B

  • Ariana VNice courtyard to sit outside. Order the shrimp and grits! Would skip the baked oysters with spinach next time.

    55555 by Ariana V

  • Brandi B.Foods great - Service is meh

    55555 by Brandi B.

  • Elizabeth B.Awesome outdoor ambiance, indoor was nice too, the shrimp and grits were delicious, the Louisiana linguine was yummy but very heavy

    55555 by Elizabeth B.

  • Amanda S.Beautiful patio area. Great place for a group brunch!

    55555 by Amanda S.

  • Raquel IGreat atmosphere and very beautiful patio. The food, however, is quite underwhelming

    55555 by Raquel I

  • Connie ChiuGorgeous courtyard with some good food. The crawfish linguine, shrimp and grits, and gumbo are tasty! The 9 layer cake is good too but a little too sweet.

    55555 by Connie Chiu

  • Jaleh SEverything!

    55555 by Jaleh S

  • Laura Frankif it's raining, reservations are tricky. Absolutely book in advance.

    55555 by Laura Frank

  • Cristina DThe coconut soup was good and the cocktails. The service is however below average with long waiting time until a waiter helps you.

    33333 by Cristina D

  • Eduardo CBest hocolate cannelloni ever. Cozy place

    55555 by Eduardo C

  • Vivian EShrimp and grits, gumbo, and the orange blossom. Lovely atmosphere. Still thinking of that gumbo...

    55555 by Vivian E

  • Bruna PThe duck carbonara are the best I've ever had! You won't go wrong with it!!!

    55555 by Bruna P

  • molly w.Best gumbo! I ordered gumbo everywhere trying to recreate the magic at this place but nothing stacked up.

    55555 by molly w.

  • Ryan TateThe courtyard cocktail, which changes regularly, was a superb start (a Moscow mule variation that still haunts me). The food was all superlative, particularly the creole poutin, shrimp grits, gumbo.

    55555 by Ryan Tate

  • Maria VazquezThe specials were delicious! We were a group of 10. 1 bride to be and her bride squad. The service was great. Thanks for the free shot!

    55555 by Maria Vazquez

  • Diandra LFig & Got cheese bread was AMAZING. Best Cajun chicken & waffles ever. Beet salad was very refreshing.

    55555 by Diandra L

  • Jia O.Favorites: catfish sandwich, shrimp and grits, cochon de lait, only complaint was the French toast was a bit dense and dry, make a reservation and request the courtyard

    55555 by Jia O.

  • Maggie mAmazing ! I'll definitely come back. I had the salmon. Very tasty. You should try it !

    55555 by Maggie m

  • Colin W.Cajun poutine is fantastic!

    55555 by Colin W.

  • Colin W.Brussel sprouts are delicious!

    55555 by Colin W.

  • Ted KCochon de Lait sandwich with rose is perfection.

    55555 by Ted K

  • Mina AMenu is quite standard. Lovely garden!

    55555 by Mina A

  • Steve M.Love this place! Classic courtyard dining... and the food's good, too.

    55555 by Steve M.

  • Alexis RI love the Shrimps&Grits and Cocktails: ask for the Mambo Mule or any other with ginger; excellent service. Stay in the terrace and enjoy the view.

    55555 by Alexis R

  • Elise CThe Bread Pudding!!! Yes yes yes!

    55555 by Elise C

  • Charlotte ScarfOverrated I thought when there's so much good cheap food around. I was hoping for and craving super clean, produce driven cooking. I got greasy crab cakes and pasta with an overly sweet Riesling

    33333 by Charlotte Scarf

  • Justin ZLoved the seared salmon.

    55555 by Justin Z

  • Joel G.This "romantic" French Quarter "hideaway" boasts a lush courtyard whose "relaxing atmosphere is the essence of the city", a "gorgeous" spot to partake of "exceptionally prepared" Louisiana cuisine

    55555 by Joel G.

  • Thomas MLove the courtyard

    55555 by Thomas M

  • Colin GBurrata; shrimp and grits; cheesecake were out of this world amazing

    55555 by Colin G

  • Stacie JShrimp and grits are the best

    55555 by Stacie J

  • Becky LCochon de lait is delicious! The bread is quite light and airy which was a nice surprise.

    55555 by Becky L

  • Iain JThe duck is divine, and the atmosphere is very intimate. Make sure to eat in the courtyard when the weather is nice!

    55555 by Iain J

  • DrewskiCochon de lait sandwich, shrimp and grits, and poutine were all phenomenal. Outdoor seating is very cool. Highly recommend.

    55555 by Drewski

  • SabeenThe courtyard is delightful - yummy food and great ambience.

    55555 by Sabeen

  • Kev WilsonBest gumbo I've ever had!

    55555 by Kev Wilson

  • E G.Amazing cocktails....and the shrimp n grits are the best I've ever had. Also sit in the courtyard.

    55555 by E G.

  • Priya aBeautiful courtyard. The food was tasty but I was hoping for more local dishes.

    55555 by Priya a

  • Racky R.My first breakfast in this awesome city! Loved the pain perdu (lost bread)!

    55555 by Racky R.

  • Denette N SteveThe seating ladies weren't very professional but our server was delightful! The brunch menu and cocktails were great!! The outdoor seating is quite lovely but can get hot in the summer.

    55555 by Denette N Steve

  • forestNagyon jó és hangulatos. Kötelező 20% díj került a számlára, az gáz.

    55555 by forest

  • Kaitlin F.It's worth the wait for brunch. Really wonderful food and the most attentive service! A really quaint place, too, feels like the old South.

    55555 by Kaitlin F.

  • Venkatesh H.Try to get outside seating. The pork cochon and meatloaf sandwiches are really good.

    55555 by Venkatesh H.

  • Rebecca EngelGreat service and the patio was beautiful for brunch!

    55555 by Rebecca Engel

  • Avi S.Brunch. Order EVERYTHING.

    55555 by Avi S.

  • Roberto L.Best restaurant in NOLA. Lamb amazing. Ambiance stellar. Duck was special. Loved it all. Must go.

    55555 by Roberto L.

  • Tara DîanaThe shrimp and grits. Yes. Yes. Yes! The gumbo, too.

    55555 by Tara Dîana

  • Lorena EguiluzNice place, excellent food and service

    55555 by Lorena Eguiluz

  • Jessie ChenSuch a cute place! Chicken and waffles were amazing!

    55555 by Jessie Chen

  • Christian W.Fantastic Cochon du lair sandwich and shrimp and grits

    55555 by Christian W.

  • Rogelio FernándezThe shrimp and grits was incredible.

    55555 by Rogelio Fernández

  • Kelsey AndersonSit in the courtyard if you can. The lamb meatloaf and the pecan pie are to die for.

    55555 by Kelsey Anderson

  • Adrienne L.If the lamb meatloaf is available, get it! Very good breakfast cocktails as well.

    55555 by Adrienne L.

  • Giorgia L.Waitstaff at the bar is awesome and incredibly helpful. Sit in the courtyard, it's beautiful.

    55555 by Giorgia L.

  • Cynthia M.Those shrimp and grits. Must have.

    55555 by Cynthia M.

  • Michelle L.Amazing atmosphere, excellent service, and high-quality cuisine.

    55555 by Michelle L.

  • Zuriel B.The Amelie pasta was perfect! The jumbo shrimp was delicious and the sauce was simple and delicate. Loved it.

    55555 by Zuriel B.

  • Anna LeikoDelicious food, friendly wait-staff and very romantic atmosphere.

    55555 by Anna Leiko

  • Martyna StudniarskaThe lamb meat loaf and the shrimp and grits rock!

    55555 by Martyna Studniarska

  • Kaiping SuCourtyard seating when it's not hot out can't be beat.

    55555 by Kaiping Su

  • Enny LvTip: Make reservations bc they have quite a bit of wait. It's the prettiest little place ever. Didn't have enough time to wait 45 minutes but next time will plan for this.

    55555 by Enny Lv

  • Susan Xiongamazing. waiter (Wade) was friendly. chicken and andouille gumbo and the cochon de lait sandwich.. both delicious! you MUST get the gumbo. melting chocolate cake and berry crumble were fantastic too!

    55555 by Susan Xiong

  • Josie GusteBe prepared to spend a lot of money. I was disappointed in what I got for the $$. We had the lamb meatloaf and shrimp pasta.

    33333 by Josie Guste

  • Amy M.Lamb Shank is delicious!

    55555 by Amy M.

  • Avi S.Protip: order the meatloaf, cochon du lait, and two shrimp and grits. Share them between the two of you.

    55555 by Avi S.

  • Gadi S.Great cafe food. Roast lamb Croque was awesome and so did the curried pumpkin soup.

    55555 by Gadi S.

  • Melissa F.Try the Satsuma Pepper Glazed Shrimp - Deliciously tangy

    55555 by Melissa F.

  • Melissa F.Try the Brussel Sprouts A La Planca - So good we ordered a second plate.

    55555 by Melissa F.

  • Marco J.Breakfast in a cup is a must have!

    55555 by Marco J.

  • Leigh K.Get the crab cake! It's fantastic! The farmers market pasta was superb. Also, be sure to make a reservation... This place fills up fast.

    55555 by Leigh K.

  • Jordan T.Excellent food and service. Gorgeous/romantic setting. If weather is nice, request an outdoor table. Make a reservation, even on a weekday.

    55555 by Jordan T.

  • Sylvie A.Loved the shrimp and grits!

    55555 by Sylvie A.

  • Marko KehmGet the fig, goat cheese, nut bread!

    55555 by Marko Kehm

  • Sara L.Sit outside if possible. Get the shrimp & grits!

    33333 by Sara L.

  • StephanieThe Smoked Salmon Smorrebro on Challah bread with a side arugula salad w/ fresh dill and cherry tomatoes was just perfect. Sit outside if you can, the courtyard is adorable!

    55555 by Stephanie

  • Jill A.The waitress recommended adding a fried egg to top the shrimp & grits, and she was not wrong.

    33333 by Jill A.

  • Debby N.South side Fizz and Ruby Slipper cocktails refreshing and not too sweet. Shrimp and grits small plate just right for lunch and very tasty with a bit of spice to it

    55555 by Debby N.

  • Rachel T.Delicious breakfast cocktails and shrimp and grits!

    55555 by Rachel T.

  • Ian K.the food is superb, the atmosphere is delightful, and the key line pie is a must! A+!

    55555 by Ian K.

  • Gloria C.great for breakfast & brunch. try the shrimp & grits. gorgeous courtyard

    55555 by Gloria C.

  • Bemnet Y.The gumbo is the bomb!

    55555 by Bemnet Y.

  • Lucky M.Gumbo was excellent, couchon de lait very garlicky, yummy, and huge! The star of the meal was the Chocolate melting cake with chicory coffee ice cream- amazing!! We might have to come to get it again!

    55555 by Lucky M.

  • Erica R.Bring your date (or lady outing) here - the courtyard and Carriage House are both incredibly charming. Fantastic cocktails.

    55555 by Erica R.

  • Joe M.Love the gumbo. The lamb meatloaf rocks!

    55555 by Joe M.

  • Michael B.Here's the tip. Just get here! Really delicious food in a beautiful atmosphere.

    55555 by Michael B.

  • Jennifer E.Pet friendly, and grits and shrimp were very tasty!

    55555 by Jennifer E.

  • Kate D.The BLT is out of this world.

    55555 by Kate D.

  • ScottyCrab cake for the win. Friendly staff and quick service.

    55555 by Scotty

  • Steve P.Delightful

    55555 by Steve P.

  • Jay G.Chocon de lait.

    55555 by Jay G.

  • Raj S.A great place to bring a date. The Chicken gumbo was absolutely incredible. I enjoyed the rye cocktail as well, but it was a little too sweet. You really can't go wrong with the menu.

    55555 by Raj S.

  • CindySit In the courtyard for a charming and delicious meal.

    55555 by Cindy

  • La R.Leo and Joey! Best bartending duo!

    55555 by La R.

  • Lisa M.Be sure to check out the vintage erotic art in the upstairs bathroom

    55555 by Lisa M.

  • Karen G.Best crab cake ever

    55555 by Karen G.

  • Chris H.Spicy crab cakes. Gorgeous atmosphere. So charming. Well-laundered napkins.

    55555 by Chris H.

  • Sean B.Wade is a fantastic waiter let him take care of you he gave us the perfect meal!

    55555 by Sean B.

  • Will A.Leo can make a damn drink! Treat this kind man well, folks!

    55555 by Will A.

  • Megan B.Amazing food. Friendly staff. Sit outside in the courtyard in the shade. Great place!!!! A must for brunch.

    55555 by Megan B.

  • Faye I.Get the crab cake appetizer and Cochon de lait sandwich! Satisfaction guaranteed.

    55555 by Faye I.

  • Cherie L.you must sit in the courtyard! absolutely gorgeous. ordered the chicken and andouille gumbo for brunch, very unique taste and loved it!

    55555 by Cherie L.

  • AnneExcellent! Great outdoor ambiance, salmon done perfectly. Menu changes to reflect avail ingredients!

    55555 by Anne

  • Lee C.Absolutely yummy! I can also say that the corn linguini (forgive me for not remembering the exact name) was amazing.... And so was the berry crisp with vanilla bean ice cream!!

    55555 by Lee C.

  • Anne N.Dark! But good cocktails.

    55555 by Anne N.

  • Kevin B.Perfect lunch spot! Courtyard is beautiful and food fab! Spice pear collins with pulled pork sandwich is worth it

    55555 by Kevin B.

  • Jacque M.Eat outside in the courtyard, it's beautiful!! Would definitely order the Corn Maque Shoux Lingini, it's absolutely delish!!

    55555 by Jacque M.

  • Kat C.Best maque choux I found in the city, fresh and robust!

    55555 by Kat C.

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