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St James Cheese Company

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££ - £££
Neighbourhood:
Uptown / Carrollton
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5004 Prytania St, Uptown, New Orleans, LA 70115-4028
+1 504-899-4737
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Today
11:00 - 16:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 18:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Duluth, Georgia
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of my family's favorite eateries in New Orleans. If you are a cheese lover, you must stop by the St. James Cheese Company. I have had some delicious cheese in France, Italy, and California but this place serves cheese right up there with the best! Really cool atmosphere, nice servers at the counter, super fresh and large... More 

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Thank atlfoodie2016
Mobile, Alabama
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has an amazing selection of cheese, meats, and other gourmet items. Great lunches are available. Staff is very knowledgeable. Indoor and outdoor seating. Parking can be difficult during peak meal hours.

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Thank John R
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great selection of cheeses, meats, and condiments for your cheese tray. So helpful and you can try samples before purchasing. They even held our purchase so we could pick up near the end of the day. We didn't eat here, but wish we had after seeing the dishes coming out of the kitchen! We will be back!

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Thank Steven L
Lake Charles
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place after trip advisor's reviews...stopped in for lunch on a Saturday afternoon. This place is precious! Menu is overwhelming for a cheese novice , but the staff was super patient and gave awesome recommendations. So amazing! Def get the cheese bites, combinations that i would have never dreamed of were incredible! Sandwich combos were huge and were big... More 

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Thank Ashley M
Cincinnati, Ohio
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58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

I have been to this restaurant many times before, and it gets better every time. The atmosphere is friendly and kind. And the staff is great. The mozzarella sandwich is excellent.

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Thank sailorchica
La Vista, Nebraska, United States
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

My wife and I have returned here multiple times for a reason. Their cheese offerings are always a wonderful surprise. Maybe overpriced a little, but it's worth it. The sandwiches are good too and I would strongly recommend the Hook's Sandwich. Great place, so check it out.

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Thank Pascal L
Houston
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We've been to both St James locations several times over the past two years. Always wonderful. Sandwiches are quite large, so my wife and I will usually split one. Salads and sandwiches are all very tasty and fresh. Their wine selection is small, but they have some very good choices.

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Thank EnglishPease
Lafayette, LA
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93 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

You better have some idea about what you want before you go in the door. Otherwise it's overwhelming. The menu is on the wall and it takes a while to read the whole thing. There's that much. Ploughman's Lunch was generous. 3 substantial pieces of cheeses, 2 slices of pate, a chutney and french bread. Couldn't finish it all. Also... More 

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Thank Earthtravler
Metairie, Louisiana
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40 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Wonderful place for lunch, so many cheeses and cheese plates to choose from. Sandwiches are great too...Only difficulty is finding someplace close to park.

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Thank Anditomp
New Orleans, Louisiana
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

This is a great place for lovers of any cheese sandwitch! Different sandwiches to choose from Along with a cheese cutting board for starters. Great service and real quick to get your food. Nice causal place.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$16
Cuisine
European, American, Delicatessen
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 16:00
Monday
11:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 18:00
Thursday
11:00 - 18:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5004 Prytania St, Uptown, New Orleans, LA 70115-4028
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Uptown / Carrollton
  • Neighbourhood: Uptown / Carrollton
  • Phone Number: +1 504-899-4737
Description
Mission To provide our guests with a meticulously selected and unexpectedly diverse assortment of perfectly ripe cheeses, charcuterie, and gourmet grocery items. Our menu has been carefully built with contemporary and European style sandwiches, salads and cheese-centric items to please all types of food lovers.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Uptown / Carrollton
Very much their own self sufficient unit within the greater metro area, Uptown and Carrollton tone down the urban edge with a friendly attitude and collegiate feel. Home to Tulane and Loyola Universities, all the students living in the area ensure that Uptown and Carrollton stay youthful, cosmopolitan and vibrantly fun. Two of the liveliest thoroughfares for nightlife and socializing (and yes of course more of the city’s outstandingly good food and live music) are Oak Street and Maple Street. For a truly wild time, the expansive acreage of Audubon Park, with its zoo, golf course, and actual patches of swampy wetlands, means peace and quiet are never too far away.
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