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trident
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Jacque-Imo's Cafe



I'm going to this amazing restaurant

What's your favorite dish?


Let the hating commence
-to small
-have to walk through the kitchen
-yada yada





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Neauxla
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re: Jacque-Imo's Cafe


inbeforeoverrated
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TigerWise
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Don't forget about the wait





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Fun Bunch
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quote:

I'm going to this amazing restaurant








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LSUzealot
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Shrimp & alligator cheesecake





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LakeViewLSU
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Why is fried chicken 20$ ?





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Lee to Toliver
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re: Jacque-Imo's Cafe


Go to crabby jacks for the fried chicken, it's the exact same chicken at a lower price





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nevilletiger79
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Fiorella or coops for fried chicken





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nevilletiger79
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Nm


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4LSU2
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The deep fried stuffed flounder is excellent.





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LSUbase13
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I really don't get the hate for this place. Is it worth the wait? If you have the time, sure. Are there better restaurants in the city? Of course, but that certainly doesn't make it a bad restaurant by any means. It's nice having a few drinks at The Maple Bar while you wait, then having a good meal with fun, loud, rambunctious atmosphere.





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tetu
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It's nice having a few drinks at The Maple Bar while you wait,
this is the part I look forward to the most.






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Lambdatiger1989
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+1 I've enjoyed my dinner there everytime. Bar next door helps with the wait....enjoy





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Martini
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I enjoy it from time to time. The fried chicken came from Austin Leslie when he cooked there for awhile. Good chicken.





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JOJO Hammer
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It's not a horrible restaurant it's just not amazing either. For the price you pay you could eat at a much much better places





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trident
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Love the atmosphere there and the food is really good. Only the snobs dont like it





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bossflossjr
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Hope they didnt take Rabbit off the menu, I thought they did itbest. I would get the cheesecake and rabbit.





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Zissou
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The fried grits will blow your mind if you've never had something like that.

And that only looks like half the menu...






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dpd901
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My issue with the place is Sanitation. Went once and it smelled like a rat died behind the wall and you could smell the bathroom from 20 ft away. Went with a group one night and a roach crawled onto the table and onto one of our party's plate. When roaches are brave enough to do this, you have a pest problem.





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VOR
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quote:

It's not a horrible restaurant it's just not amazing either. For the price you pay you could eat at a much much better places


This is large part of my criticism. It's not that the food is bad, but there are several places that that similar offerings that aren't inflated in price. Money is no object for me if the food is worth it, but believe me, the food prices at Jacque-Imo's are sort of silly.

Plus, there are perhaps two restaurants in the city where I'll willingly spend more than 15 minutes waiting for a table.

And the place's funkiness that was a good funky, has slowly slipped into a sort of shitty funky.

Of course, I can't remember the last time I ate there, so . . .

ETA: I think I'd grab a Ferdie from Mother's before waiting for a table at J's.



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