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Cafe Du Monde

800 Decatur St, In Front of Jackson Square, New Orleans, LA 70116-3306
+1 504-581-2914
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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800 Decatur St, In Front of Jackson Square, New Orleans, LA 70116-3306
Neighbourhood: French Quarter
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Reviewed yesterday

The beignets were amazing fresh delicious 😋 coffee or hot cocoa. Are the drink choices both good Best time to go after 9 pm 😉

Thank rosiedellarocca
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was one of our first stops on our trip for breakfast in New Orleans and we ended up back again for a snack! Beignets were amazing! I don't drink coffee but my husband, sister and brother in law did and said the cafe au...More

Thank MaggieS1234
Reviewed yesterday

I'm pretty sure Cafe du Monde beignets will be on heaven's menu. They're 3 to a serving. Don't wear dark clothes unless you don't mind leaving a powdered sugar trail. Their selection of drinks is limited, but an afternoon snack of beignets with milk is...More

Thank Cara S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Beignets are amazing but be prepared for very long Waits open 24 hours a day seven days a week 365 days a year

Thank Michael B
Reviewed yesterday

I went with a group of friends for beignets and we were not disappointed! Warm, soft and delicious. We sat at a table and had approximately 20-25 minute wait as it was busy, but definitely worth it! Would absolutely recommend a visit.

Thank ilivetovaca
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I were here today for breakfast - their famous Beignets and Chicory coffee. These French donuts and coffee were heavenly. A true landmark and place to visit when in New Orleans. They are the original since 1862 so don't miss stopping here....More

Thank C M
Reviewed yesterday

I know this place looks like a tourist trap, but the beignets are actually really good! When I asked my friend who's been to NOLA before what I should try when I'm there, the first thing she recommended was Cafe du Monde. Try their beignets...More

Thank Indira P
Reviewed 2 days ago

Always a favorite stop for beignets. Sometimes is can be very crowded but the wait is generally not long. Whatever you do, don't wear black or powered sugar will surly show. :)

Thank 1Dug
Reviewed 2 days ago

This used to be a wonderful place to visit years ago-today it is a tourist trap that ONLY accepts CASH .Atmosphere gone-crowded tables. Two of these -I must have gone to the wrong one.We ate outside-don't know about the inside.

Thank Pickleconn
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It's hard to argue with 24 hours of beignets. They're crowded during the day but after hitting Bourbon st, there's almost no line and they really hit the spot. Highly recommended.

Thank Morgan F
French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living
lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
of call for folks in search of a good time and a great
story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
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What is the best time to go during the week to avoid the line? :)
7 March 2017|
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Response from das0031 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you will have an issue Mon-Thurs. If you go on the weekend, I suggest going early in the morning (before 10am) or really late at night (after 10pm). Even more true if there are big events going on (Mardi Gras... More
Someone told me they only take cash. Is that true?
21 December 2016|
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Response from jlenviel | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Cash only.
Janet P
Wheelchair accessible?
24 November 2016|
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Response from Sandi001 | Reviewed this property |
Yes but long line ups most of the day
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 Decatur St, In Front of Jackson Square, New Orleans, LA 70116-3306
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-581-2914