Smilie's Restaurant

Food & Drink
5725 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans, LA 70123 5725 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans Directions
Today 8:00 AM - 8:30 PM Closed All Hours
+15047333000
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68% of 69 customers recommended

About this Business

  • Cuisine
    Italian, Creole, Seafood, Southern, Cajun
  • Meals
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Price
    $15-$30
  • Hours
    Sun
    8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    Mon-Sat
    8:00 AM - 8:30 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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Tips

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36 Tips
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Report | 5 months ago
Need more variety, especially side dishes.
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Report | 7 months 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 | 7 months ago
Had great time
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Report | 7 months 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 | 7 months 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 | 7 months ago
Very nice people.
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Report | 7 months ago
The lunch menu is very reasonable
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Report | 7 months ago
Good food,good service
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Report | 7 months ago
The seafood is excellent. The food was hot and fresh.
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Report | 7 months ago
Staff appeared to be rushing us to clear the restaurant, which was a very unwelcoming feeling.
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From Our Editors

In 1976, Augle Lopez finally realized his dream of opening a restaurant that ushered some of the French Quarter's charm and hospitality into neighboring Harahan. His mission is evident in the menu, which blends approachable, homestyle Italian fare with fresh seafood and creole standards. Chefs ladle house-made marinara over delicate angel-hair pasta, dress fresh seafood with classic lafitte and meunière sauces, and fry catfish and shrimp to a crisp, golden brown. Smilie's also hosts large-scale events, such as weddings, banquets, and support-group meetings for oxygen addicts, within their large banquet hall adorned with flowers and white tablecloths.

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Sun
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Mon-Sat
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
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