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Cajun / Creole Restaurant

Mother's Restaurant

38 locals recommend · Estimated price 2 out of 4 ·
About this place
Authentic N'Awlins home-style cooking since 1938. The Amato family welcomes you for a taste of tradition. Home of award-winning Jambalaya, the famous Ferdi Special, and the original debris-laden roast beef. Private room for parties, rehearsal dinners and special events: http://ht.ly/9Xw4A
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Ricky
Ricky
June 14, 2019
Popular cafeteria-style joint drawing crowds with po' boys & down-home Southern fare since 1938.
Gloria
Gloria
January 18, 2019
One of our favorite stops in NOLA was Mother's! We got there at around 9 or 10 am on a Wednesday and it was not busy at all. However, at times, the line is wrapped around the building. Worth it, though! The people are absolutely amazing in here!! Even if the food wasn't great, I'd still rate them…
Jennifer
Jennifer
August 12, 2018
Best place for local New Orleans cuisine.
Chris
Chris
May 23, 2018
Great New Orleans cooking from locals!
Erica
Erica
May 22, 2018
People love this spot for lunch, I'm not always sure why- but it stands as a NOLA institution. You can learn a lot about our lunch counter culture here. Cafeteria style, the crawfish etouffe is amazing, and they are famous for debris sandwich. Best to go off hours otherwise the line can be quite…
Location
401 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone+1 504-523-9656
Hours of Operation statusOpen · Closes 10:00 PM
Serves the following meal typesBreakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Reservations
No
Credit Cards
Yes (incl. American Express)
Outdoor Seating
No
Menus
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Drinks
Beer
Dining Options
No Delivery
TouchTunes Jukebox
Yes
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