Limon at the Uptown JCC


Due to COVID-19 restrictions, limon is unable to serve members at this time. to support the limon family, visit Rimon at Tulane Hillel for the fresh kosher-style eats you've learned to love from chef dan esses. 

Brought to you by Chef Daniel Esses, Limon is a kosher-style café located adjacent to the outdoor pool complex at the New Orleans JCC. Limon stocks grab and go items prepared at Rimon, our sister restaurant overseen by Rabbi Yonah Schiller. We prepare dairy-based items on-site. Our food is crafted with a focus on fresh, high-quality ingredients. During the summer, featured items include an assortment of frozen treats as well as an outdoor grill. 



Breakfast Go Cup
buttered stone-ground grits, scrambled eggs, roasted potatoes, and cheddar cheese with smoked tomato gravy  

Everything, Plain, or Wheat Bagel
with butter or plain, herbed, or strawberry cream cheese add smoked salmon 

Chia Pudding
coconut milk, chia seeds, seasonal fruit V GF 

Fruit and Yogurt Parfait
Greek yogurt, fresh fruit, organic granola – contains nuts


Hummus Snack Pack
hummus, carrots, cherry tomatoes, celery, and pita chips V GF 

Cheese Snack Pack
assorted cheese, gluten-free crackers, seasonal fruit GF 


Asian Noodle Salad
soba noodles, pickled vegetables, lettuce, fried shallots, and soy lime dressing  

Beet and Brussels Salad
mixed greens, smoked bread and butter Brussels Sprouts, pickled red onion, pumpkin seeds, and beet vinaigrette V GF 

"Caesar" Salad
romaine lettuce, tomatoes, pickled red onions, croutons, parmesan cheese, and vegetarian “Caesar” dressing 

Salad Add-Ons
lemongrass chicken, grilled chicken, or smoked turkey 

Sandwiches and Wraps

Smoked Turkey
beef bacon, mayo, lettuce, tomato, and onion on wheat bread

Superfood Wrap
brown rice, black beans, raw greens, and sweet potato in a spinach wrap with coconut curry sauce V  

Lemongrass Chicken Wrap
lemongrass chicken, lettuce, cucumbers, and pickled vegetables in a wheat wrap with sriracha aioli  

Fruit Smoothies

LIMON | lemon, pineapple, ginger, Greek yogurt GF 

GREEN | apple juice, avocado, banana, spinach, cucumber V GF

COCONUT | coconut milk, banana, pineapple, strawberry V GF

DATE |  banana, date, milk, almond butt

COFFEE DATE |  date smoothie with cold brew coffee V GF 

Sweets and Cold Treats







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