Jacques-Imo's Cafe

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8 / 10

13 expert reviews

“The menu features a heart-stopping alligator sausage cheesecake, as well as a dish called "Godzilla meets fried green tomatoes," a tower of fried soft shell crab on top of the Southern favorite.”

– Tasting Table

Fodor's Fodor's
"Oak Street might look like any other sleepy urban thoroughfare by day, but once the sun sets the half-block stretch containing Jacques-Imo's Cafe feels like the center of the universe." Full review
Zagat Zagat
"A "Mardi Gras atmosphere" rolls year-round at this Carrollton "dive-chic" destination where "jolly" chef-owner/ringmaster Jacques Leonardi turns out "inventive", "crave-able" plates." Full review
BlackBook BlackBook
"Chef/owner Jacques Leonardi runs this energetic asylum as an extension of his eccentric personality."
Gayot Gayot
"Chef-owner Jack Leonardi's cooking gives Jacques-Imo's menu a split personality: half of the dishes are authentic Creole while the other half are creative takes on the cuisine." Full review
DK Eyewitness DK Eyewitness
"This popular restaurant serves Creole and Cajun specialties at reasonable prices."
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