Cafe Degas
Intimate French bistro
French · Bayou St. John · $$
The Zagat Review
4.5
Food
4.2
Decor
4.3
Service
 
It's "like you're at a cafe in Paris" at this "charming" , "classic French bistro" in Bayou St. John that impresses patrons with its "rich" , "delicious" fare and "nice wine list" ; an "enclosed porch (complete with the tree coming through)" helps paint "the perfect setting for a romantic date" , making it "highly recommended."
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hours Open Today · 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Chevron
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
 
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
 
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
 
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
 
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Sunday
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
 
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
location 3127 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70119, USA phone +1 504-945-5635 website www.cafedegas.com directions Get Directions
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Outdoor seating
Zagat Mentions of Cafe Degas
Google Reviews
4.4
(222)
Cafe Degas is truly a French restaurant experience. Outdoor cafe-style seating, French cuisine, and exceptional service make for a great dining experience. It is probably not for everyone, and if you’re seeking a fine dining experience you may be disappointed. If you’re looking for an upscale French cafe you’ll love it! We tried the veal and hangar steak, and both were cooked perfectly, and seasoned well. No, it’s not Cajun and creole cooking, so don’t expect those flavors - it is traditional French cooking, and they do an excellent job. Just remember it is called Cafe Degas, and expect French cuisine and great service, and you will thoroughly enjoy this restaurant. Go expecting a lavish dining room and Cajun/Creole and you may be disappointed. Tip: Great date spot, not a particularly great place to bring the children.
New Orleans Guide · March 3, 2018
This place is wonderful! So cute and quaint outside with great lights and trees and other plants. It's situated on a corner so from the outside it doesn't look that big but there's plenty of space inside. The food was absolutely delicious and I loved every bit of it!
Allison Preslar · March 29, 2018
Can't really say I was super impressed. The food for the price was so so. Not very creative or competitive for the current culinary explosion happening in Nola. But hey... If you're a neighborhood staple I guess it doesn't really matter? Service was great. Wine was excellent.
Jennifer goosman · December 17, 2017