Fodor's Expert Review Angelo Brocato's

$ Mid-City Café

Traditional Sicilian gelato, spumoni, cannoli, pastries, and candies are the attractions at this quaint little sweetshop, now over a century old. The crisp biscotti, traditional Sicilian desserts, and the lemon and strawberry ices haven't lost their status as local favorites. The shop closes at 10 pm weekdays, at 10:30 pm Friday and Saturday, and at 9 pm on Sunday. Plan to stand in line and chat with locals (and many smiling kids). On your way out, look for the brass plaque on the door that marks how high the water reached after the levees broke during Katrina in 2005.

Café Dessert $ Family

Quick Facts

214 N. Carrollton Ave.
New Orleans, Louisiana  70119, USA


Known For:
  • City's best tiramisu
  • Authentic gelato
  • Local clientele and long lines
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Mon., Credit cards accepted

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