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New Orleans Take Out

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1517 Monroe St, Madison, WI 53711-2020
+1 608-241-6655
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11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This outstanding Cajun restaurant has been in Madison for decades. I have visited many times but not often enough. I normally get the Jambalaya or the seafood file gumbo or the crawfish Etouffee ~ always excellent. Yesterday I got the Mardi Gras combo with cornbread. The combo is Jambalaya, Red beans and rice, and shrimp Creole. It was a homerun.... More 

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Thank Michael A
Wisconsin
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Small portions for trying to represent New Orleans. Customer Service was lacking (kind of threw down our order and did not want to answer questions). Red beans and rice was tasty and Shrimp Etoufee was super spicy but was also delicious. The french bread was worth the trip.

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Thank Emily N
Necedah, Wisconsin
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

wow this place has it all if you like Cajun food , cant wait to get a poor boy sandwich and some dirty rice , always good oh don't forget the beans and rice ! mmmmm

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Thank Daryl S
Madison, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Excellent,spicy cajun food for take out cooked by people who know NOLA food. Fairly priced and well packed and presented. Yum!

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Thank Cynthia S
Merrimac, Wisconsin
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167 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Close but no cigar. Everything on the menu was perfect. Having been to New Orleans on business trips I had certain expectations. I took a friend to New Orleans Take Out based on it's reputation and food type. I had a po boy and the bread was stale. Nuf said. My guest had the special of the day and it... More 

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Thank TravelersAH
Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

My husband and I live in the Twin Cities and he travels. His home office is in Madison WI, We love Cajun food the take out here is fabulous, he has an assignment to bring me home this Excellent New Orleans Food. When we lived in Cottage Grove Wi and I worked as a Home Health Nurse seeing patients all... More 

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Thank NewYorkMOM51
Madison, Wisconsin
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132 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

This is by far the best New Orleans food I've had in Madison. After vacationing in New Orleans a year ago, I did not think I would be able to get that kind of flavor here. Absolutely love this place.

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Thank ElConquistador000
North Mankato, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

True N.O. flavors and they don't skimp on the heat. The fish and seafood are amazing despite being in the middle of the continent. I go back every time I'm in Madison and I dream about this place in between.

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Thank SarahJC8511RL
Madison, Wisconsin
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Awesome food, shrimp and fish taste incredibly fresh.All cooked to order. I've been there a million times, I'd recommend the shrimp po'boy with creole sauce, or the blackened catfish, or deb's shrimp.. really anything there is great.

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Thank jasiu2k
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Every time we come back to Madison, we make a point to go to NOTO. The food is always excellent and I would much rather get take-out here than go to some of the other overpriced pseudo-Cajun restaurants that come and go. The food is always excellent and you can't beat the prices.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cajun & Creole
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1517 Monroe St, Madison, WI 53711-2020
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-241-6655

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?