Your guide to the 4 most popular spots in New Orleans's Mid-City neighborhood

Your guide to the 4 most popular spots in New Orleans's Mid-City neighborhood
Neyow's Creole Cafe. | Photo: Don C./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on January 17, 2020.

Spending time in Mid-City? Get to know this New Orleans neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a dessert shop to a Cajun spot.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Mid-City, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.

1. Angelo Brocato

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Topping the list is Angelo Brocato, a spot to score coffee and tea, desserts and gelato. Located at 214 N. Carrollton Ave., it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 555 reviews on Yelp.

This family-run spot has been serving up ice cream and other sweet treats for more than 100 years. On the menu, look for gelato, biscotti, cannoli, cakes and other pastries. (Check out the full menu here.)

2. Neyow's Creole Cafe

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Next up is Cajun/Creole spot Neyow's Creole Cafe, situated at 3340 Bienville St. With four stars out of 1,315 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.

This restaurant chain recently expanded, with one other location in Houston.  The menu is full of authentic Creole cuisine, with entree options like Southern fried chicken and ribs.

3. Mopho

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Vietnamese and Asian fusion spot Mopho, which offers bubble tea and more, is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 514 City Park Ave., Suite F, four stars out of 670 reviews.

This spot offers up Asian cuisine with a Southern twist. Customers can build their own pho by choosing the broth, proteins and veggies. Other menu items include vermicelli and rice bowls, po-mi sandwiches and various curries. (Find the entire menu here.)

4. Mandina's Restaurant

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Mandina's Restaurant, a Cajun/Creole spot, is another neighborhood go-to, with four stars out of 612 Yelp reviews. Head over to 3800 Canal St. to see for yourself.

Open since the 1930s, this spot serves up Creole favorites like homemade seafood gumbo, crab fingers and the Muffaletta sandwich. Look for dishes like the turtle soup au sherry, as well as the fried catfish platter. (Explore the entire menu here.)

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