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Cafe Reconcile

1631 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70113-1469
+1 504-568-1157
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Cafe, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1631 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70113-1469
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can't say enough about Cafe Reconcile!! What an amazing concept. The food is delicious and all proceeds go to the program which trains at risk youth in the restaurant business. I can't say enough about our experience here. There were 25 of us and...More

Thank Allison O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This review is be written well outside of my visit to the Cafe. I've visited the Reconcile a few times and have had several different entrees. The red beans and rice w/fish are a cafe staple. You can't go wrong with this menu choice. The...More

Thank reginaldb674
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This restaurant was a training restaurant to give young people around 16 to 24 experience in finding a trade, learning about food, learning about life and responsibilities, working with people, serving, cooking, and building confidence. The food was incredible! ! It was Southern, Cajun and...More

1  Thank Maryjane917
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The attitude of the folks here is amazing. They are so very nice, friendly, courteous, and helpful. I seriously recommend the jerked chicken and virtually any sides. OH, and when you're done, be sure to ask for an envelope to slip a donation to help...More

1  Thank ryrowe
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This is a truly remarkable place. The cafe is the front door to a training program for young people facing employment barriers in NOLA. wonderful and caring staff guide students into hospitality, real jobs and meaningful lives. Oh, and the food is absolutely the best...More

1  Thank Ashley W
Reviewed 5 February 2017

I left New Orleans decades ago but new that I was home with the first bite of the Friday special, "Eggplant with Shrimp Soufflé". What I love about the food is the marriage of the seasonings which is the essence of the cultural flavor. Personally,...More

2  Thank John B
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend. Great New Orleans restaurant in the Central City neighborhood with excellent cuisine and a varied menu with big portions at affordable prices. Offers all the NOLA standards at high of quality. Even better is Cafe Reconciles' mission to assist local young people learn...More

1  Thank marksI917HA
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and restaurant environment! We had jerk chicken with two sides ($9) and Bananas Foster bread pudding ($4). This has been the cheapest meal we have eaten while here in New Orleans and the best! The jerk had a bit of a kick but...More

2  Thank XelaChivo
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This is a wonderful lunch spot. But what makes it even more enjoyable is the fact that it is also a teaching facility for at risk youth. And the kids are great. Nice selection of hot and cold dishes, traditional new Orleans fare, daily specials,...More

1  Thank carolkS777XW
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

The food here is simple, affordable, and tasty. Staff excel at hospitality. Dessert ended up being almost too much, but it was fantastic.

1  Thank Agustin M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1631 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70113-1469
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans
  • Phone Number: +1 504-568-1157
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