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Feb 9, 2009 12:45 PM

Good Lunch Spot on Magazine Street?

I'll be in New Orleans for a long weekend and we were planning on heading over to Magazine Street to do some shopping one of the days we're there. If there was only one place you would recomend for lunch what would it be? No specifications other than keep it affordable. Thanks!

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  1. Lilette (open for lunch tues-sat). Wonderful, wonderful.

    1. Joey K's 3001 Magazine. Nothing fancy, just great food. I had a reuben and homemade sweet potato fries that was delicious. Looks like they're going to be featured on the Food Network.

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      1. re: Soulcat

        Soulcat, do you know what program on the Food Network they'll be featured on? Thanks.

        1. re: ImissMcKenzies

          It says coming soon on Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives on their website.

          1. re: Soulcat

            Thank you Soulcat - I'll check that out.

        2. re: Soulcat

          Joey K's is decent - good patty melt - but avoid the gumbo. Way too thick and starchy.

        3. Casamento's is really good. It's on Magazine just east of Napoleon.

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          1. re: texasredtop

            Thanks, Tex. I was just about to recommend this myself. Casamento's is a do not miss.

            1. re: texasredtop

              Casamentos makes the best fried seafood I have ever had. Light as air and almost greaseless. Everyone I take there falls in love with it.

              1. re: CheBeret

                Hi, I've been doing a lot of grazing in anticipation of my upcoming weekend (coming down March 6), wondering how long a wait I should anticipate on Sat. March 7 for lunch at Casamentos? Will do the Garden District walking tour which should end about 1, and will make our way over there by maybe 1:30? Thanks in advance.

                1. re: esyle

                  Restaurant hours are:
                  Tuesday - Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
                  Thursdays, Fridays and Saturday Evenings 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

            2. I've had two good lunches recently at La Petite Grocery -- The cheeseburger is amazing!

              1. Martinique Bistro, the courtyard and food are divine.