What You'll Get
A diner's oversized booths and oversized pies have long been a beacon of hope for teens dumped after prom and frowny clowns looking for new novelty-sized props. Take refuge in the crispy crust of an old-fashioned eatery with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of comfort food, New Orleans classics, and drinks at Magnolia Grill, located in the French Quarter.
A glowing neon jukebox and bright orange stools set the two-tone tone at Magnolia Grill, a retro eatery rife with tasty comfort food and homemade New Orleans delights set with a front-row view of the bustling French Market. A variety of fresh breakfast and lunch munchables amble along the menu, engaging eaters from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and all the way to midnight on Friday and Saturday. Marching pairs of bacon, eggs, and sausage fortify the Pan Perdu's edible ark of Cajun-style french toast, ideally smothered in a deluge of syrup ($8.99). Tempt your tongue with time-tested local favorites such as the Muffaletta, its snuggly stack of salami, ham, provolone, and olive salad bedded atop a comfy Italian bread mattress ($8.99 half, $11.99 whole), or sidekick an order of jambalaya ($8.99) with an aromatic sipping of the seafood gumbo ($3.99 cup, $5.99 bowl). Brain-freeze your memories of the corner malt shop with a thick, delicious deluxe milkshake ($5.29).
Magnolia Grill's friendly staff is quick to refill a cup of coffee as you take in the sights from the nearby street or the savory burger being cooked to order before your orbs. A charming brick exterior welcomes diners to a clean, lively setting that evokes the 1950s without re-building Eisenhower's confusing hovercraft byway system.
Magnolia Grill gets a positive review on the PeeDeeFoodie blog. Yelpers give it a three-star average rating, and 70% of Urbanspooners like it, citing mixed opinions about the food but overall agreement on the great ambience and friendly waitstaff.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Sep 22, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy multiple as gifts. Limit 1 per table, 2 per table of 6 or more. No cash back. Tax and gratuity not included. Not valid with other offers. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.