Smilie's Restaurant

Food & Drink
5725 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans, LA 70123 5725 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans Directions
Today 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Closed All Hours
+15047333000
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68% of 71 customers recommended

About this Business

  • Cuisine
    Italian, Creole, Seafood, Southern, Cajun
  • Meals
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Price
    $15-$30
  • Hours
    Sun
    11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Mon-Fri
    11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    Sat
    12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Cuisine
    Italian, Creole, Seafood, Southern, Cajun
  • Meals
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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  • Attire
    Casual
  • Alcohol
    Available
  • Parking
    Lot
  • Delivery
    No
  • Takeout
    Yes
  • Reservations
    Yes
  • Vegetarian Options
    Yes
  • Gluten Free Options
    Yes
  • Catering
    Yes
  • Good For Kids
    Yes
  • Good For Groups
    Yes
  • Kids Menu
    Yes
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37 Tips
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Report | 7 months ago
It was no longer there when we arrived!!!!!!
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Report | a year ago
Need more variety, especially side dishes.
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Report | a year ago
Dined there on 12/30/2015. Had only been there for reception type functions prior to this and the food was lacking at each of those occasions. Was the worst food I have ever eaten. Salad consisted of a few pieces of wilted lettuce and two cherry tomatoes with what tasted like bottled salad dressing. The red gravy on the three Italian dishes we ordered was watery with no taste. The bread pudding was a rubbery piece covered by a nasty sauce. Then to add to our misery, we were informed that supposedly their credit card machine wasn't working and we needed to run to an ATM!! Furthermore, the owner walked around with a notebook and when we asked for a bill he said "um $36.00...!!" I asked for a written bill and he got all flustered only to return to the table 10-15 minutes later with a scribbled bill for $38.72!! It was a very WEIRD experience and the most horrible food ever ...would not go back -- however heard it was closing anyway!!!
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Report | a year ago
Had great time
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Report | a year ago
If they know you have a groupon they will up charge you. You will not get a receipt and if you ask about the pricing they make you feel like your doing something wrong for inquiring about the high price.
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Report | a year ago
No one came to greet us for several minutes when we first got there and when he did he was not friendly AT ALL. The restaurant was virtually empty at lunchtime, now I know why. Food was okay, although they were out of mozzarella cheese sticks that my daughter ordered from the kids menu!!
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Report | a year ago
Very nice people.
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Report | a year ago
The lunch menu is very reasonable
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Report | a year ago
Good food,good service
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Report | a year ago
The seafood is excellent. The food was hot and fresh.
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From Our Editors

If you're in the mood for spaghetti and meatballs, New Orleans's Smilie's Restaurant serves up an Italian experience in the heart of New Orleans. Gluten-free and low-fat eaters will enjoy the menu at Smilie's Restaurant. Round out your meal with a little tipple ? this restaurant has a terrific drink list, including beer, wine, and more. The large dining space at Smilie's Restaurant provides quick and easy seating options for large groups.

It doesn't get much more laid-back than Smilie's Restaurant, so dress for comfort when you come.

For easy dining, Smilie's Restaurant provides convenient parking in a connecting lot.

Most items on the menu are reasonably priced, so expect to spend around $30 per person at Smilie's Restaurant. If you're looking to rack up your frequent flyer miles, feel free to pay by major credit card. Whether you're hungry first thing in the morning or prefer to eat a little later, Smilie's Restaurant is conveniently open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. So head on over to Smilie's Restaurant and send your taste buds on a delicious trip to Italy.

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Sun
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Mon-Fri
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sat
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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