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Cafe Degas

Cafe Degas, 3127 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans

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About Cafe Degas
Cafe Degas
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Average Price: $30 and under
Cuisine: French
Dress Code: Smart Casual
v 2.8 miles from New Orleans center (as shown on map)
Café Degas was named after the 19th century French Impressionist, Hilaire Germain Edgar Degas, who in 1872 visited New Orleans and stayed for a short time down the street at 2306 Esplanade Ave.
French artist and restaurateur, Jacques Soulas, came to New Orleans in 1980, and with his friend Jerry Edgar decided to build a restaurant that would be reminiscent of his homeland, and where diners could experience French Bistro atmosphere (with a New Orleans touch), good food and an inspired Wine List. They chose the current location for old historic charm, the area's artful and picturesque appeal, and because the available space was just right for the effect they were trying to create. Through the years Café Degas has become a standard for quality of food and service, as we continuously try to perfect the art of enticing the palate with our deliciously prepared daily specials and wine selection.
Cafe Degas 3127 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans

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Cafe Degas is #156 of 2100 things to do in New Orleans

5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: GBwannabet, Natchitoches, Louisiana
Mon 3 Sep, 2018
l Exceeded expectations regarding menu choices and excellent taste. Wanted a romantic night but really wasn?t a romantic spot. However the service and food were superb and that made up for it. Would...

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5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: Bobh47167, Robert, Louisiana
Mon 27 Aug, 2018
l A really great restaurant serving classical French dishes. The atmosphere is cozy. They even have a tree growing through the roof of the dining room. You won't be disappointed.

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5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: Kathleen C
Fri 17 Aug, 2018
l This cozy restaurant with its attentive and knowledgeable waiters has a perfectly charming menu. We were allowed to be seated right before closing time and chose to dine from the small plates menu...

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