Carmo
Carmo
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Carmo

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.cafecarmo.com/
  • Phone: 5048754132
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch:

    Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 3:00pm;


    Dinner:

    Tuesday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm;
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Vegetarian, Global, International, Brazilian
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Delivery, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Carmo offers full-service catering for groups from 20 to 2000.

    Menus feature a range of international cuisines that includes Brazilian, West African, Creole, Mexican, Caribbean, Spanish, Vietnamese, Malaysian and many more. All menus can be designed to be vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free.
  • Private Party Facilities: We have a large private gallery space which will accommodate groups.
  • Private Party Contact: Dana Honn 5048754132

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Magazine
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Carmo
Carmo is a New Orleans-based tropical restaurant and bar with a commitment to providing vegans, vegetarians and omnivores alike with healthy and affordable dishes in a warm, friendly and casual atmosphere.

The menu is built upon the rich, multi-cultural culinary influences found throughout the Caribbean, Central and South America, West Africa, Southeast Asian, Gulf South and beyond and features eclectic and traditional/traditionally-inspired dishes with an emphasis on fresh, local ingredients, as well as unique and little-known flavors from around the world. Exotic fruit such as juice of the cocoa fruit (cacau), cupuaçu, graviola (sour sop), caja and caju infuse Carmo's juice and cocktail menu with exciting new flavors.
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Carmo reviews from OpenTable diners
  • I was able to make a reservation
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 1/17/2013
    I was able to make a reservation for 9 people a few days ahead of time and the table was waiting for us when part of our party arrived. The service was slow; we waited 20 minutes before getting water and menus, which was OK since not everyone from our party had arrived yet. However, the service stayed slow; the food took a long time to come out and the waiter also took a long time to bring us our bill. Despite the service, the food was delicious--I had the "Rico" and it was quite flavorful and fresh. Portions weren't too large, either. I would certainly go back!
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    good for groups
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  • exotic, foodie vegetarian options
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 1/15/2013
    Very fair priced, healthy, gourmet combined with exotic flair. Gourmet veggie & vegan options, much appreciated. Great drinks, international foodies will appreciate the menu, gourmet or locally fresh ingredients, casual atmosphere. My new favorite place to eat with friends.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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  • It was my first time at Carmo
    rcote75VIP
    Dined on 1/15/2013
    It was my first time at Carmo and I enjoyed the entree special I ordered. The flavors were very fresh and the Carribean taste was definitely there. I will be back.
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  • Great food!! Healthy and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 1/5/2013
    Great food!! Healthy and delicious - good for vegetarians!! I tried the Rico sandwich (veggie version) and loved it. Also loved the Graviola fruit juice!
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The vegan menu is quite impressive
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 12/31/2012
    The vegan menu is quite impressive and the cocktails are well made. The portion sizes were a little small I thought but besides that, the place was great.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Better option for lunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 12/31/2012
    We went for NYE dinner- you seat yourself and have to go up to the register to order. The menu is varied and they have vegetarian/vegan versions for all entrees. Both the carnivores and vegetarians were happy with their orders. The food itself was delicious- but the portions were small for dinner, and the price was high considering that you have to go up to order and get your own utensils. There were also some inventory issues which I did not expect on a holiday. I think the portions and service are more suited for a casual lunch. Again, the food itself is absolutely delicious- both the meat and veggie versions of the Rico were great as was the tuna sandwich. The Brazilian cheese balls were a hit, and the house salad dressing is phenomenal
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The restaurant is small and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 12/27/2012
    The restaurant is small and quaint with a neighborhood atmosphere. This is not a fancy restaurant but the food is good and satisfying. A good place for a quiet dinner or lunch.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Went for a Christmas eve dinner.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 12/24/2012
    Went for a Christmas eve dinner. Food serving was very slow. Already expected for a big charge for Christmas meal but the food was like the business lunch- wanton-chips, chinese noodles and spring roll, soup and orange chicken with vegetables.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We were in NOLA for a few
    Lizzy
    Dined on 12/22/2012
    We were in NOLA for a few days prior to Christmas, and there was one night when we did not have dinner reservations and were looking for a nearby uncomplicated dinner spot convenient to our hotel in the Arts District. The reviews of Carmo were good, and we were not disappointed! The space is eclectic, orders are taken at the counter, our choices were excellent, and the servings were plentiful. Nothing fancy, just good wholesome food, and we will look for it again when we return to the city.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • How nice to find such interesting
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 12/14/2012
    How nice to find such interesting vegetarian food in NoLa! Take a break from gorging yourself and enjoy the wonderful flavors and friendly service. The Acaraje was fabulous. Lots of gluten-free options too.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I expected something a little
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 12/1/2012
    I expected something a little fancier but was pleasantly surprised. Food and cocktails are ordered at the counter and delivered. Everything was delicious and staff was extremely friendly. Order the Rico sandwich!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The vegan options are tasty
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 11/30/2012
    The vegan options are tasty and healthy. Best hot sauce ever...Brazilian peppers...yum! The staff is very friendly. We will definitely go again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • My boyfriend and I came here
    Mdunn504
    Dined on 11/20/2012
    My boyfriend and I came here for dinner, we sat outside and it was lovely! The staff was very sweet (even though we came in pretty close to closing time) and accomadating! Great beer and wine selection and the food was outstanding! I will probably start going more often for lunch, seems like a great lunch spot, but when I'm in the mood for a nice light dinner, Carmo will be my place!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, great for lunch
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  • Creative
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 11/17/2012
    Very creative. Lots of vegetarian & vegan dishes - rare in NOLA. Meat-eaters will be happy, too. Friendly, courteous service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The restaurant is small and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 11/16/2012
    The restaurant is small and cozy. The staff was very friendly. The food preparation area is visible from the main dining area and I noticed food being prepared from scratch. We had the Broken Noodle Salad, Plantain Patty with Pulled Pork (vegan and vegetarian versions of "pulled pork" are also available) and Plain Baquette Bread with Havarti Cheese. All dishes were excellent. This is definitely not your standard steak and seafood restaurant. If like vegetarian dishes and appreciate culinary creativity with a tropical twist, then Carmo is for you.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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  • Our group loved the flexibility
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 11/3/2012
    Our group loved the flexibility of the menu: nearly every item had options for vegan, vegetarian, or meat/fish. One member of our party was a strict vegetarian, and so Carmo was a treasure (especially in New Orleans, where vegetarian cuisine can be hard to find). Delicious and beautifully prepared food, great cocktails, and everything VERY reasonably priced!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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  • Staff and management were
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 10/30/2012
    Staff and management were warm and friendly. The mango mousse is a must have!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very good food
    504sherri
    Dined on 9/2/2012
    Love the Quinoa salad. Great for vegetarians. Very casual service but worth it since the food is so good. Tasty drinks.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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  • Wonderful restaurant-- thoughtful
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/31/2012
    Wonderful restaurant-- thoughtful menu; great atmosphere
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, hot spot
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  • Great new find!
    pickypalette
    Dined on 8/11/2012
    We all tried different things from the menu and enjoyed all the choices. The menu is very unique and enticing and all of the dishes surpassed our expectations. My favorite was the salad with quinoa and black beans- very flavorful with a little kick to it. We had a great time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great vegan choices
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/7/2012
    This was one of the best stops on our road trip. The food was fantastic with a great vegan menu as well as yummy drinks to choose from. The staff is very knowledgeable and very friendly. If I ever visit New Orleans again this will be my first stop!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate