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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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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“beignets” (17,239 reviews)
“fried dough” (708 reviews)
“funnel cake” (422 reviews)
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12:00 AM - 11:59 PMAll hours
800 Decatur St, In Front of Jackson Square, New Orleans, LA 70116-3306
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Reviewed yesterday

Got caught in an afternoon rain storm so we were forced to have coffee and beignets for the second time that day.... sometimes you have just gotta to do what you gotta do. Well patronised and busy turn over. Can sit and watch the world...More

Thank Matt S
Reviewed yesterday

... you just have to stop here. Reading reviews before we arrived, people wrote about the long lines. We went on a Saturday afternoon and there was no line. We got a table immediately. Three beignets to an order. Considering this was the first beignets...More

Thank Alicia S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First trip to NOLA...had to do it...and would truthfully do it again!! The beignets were dense and hot - the iced coffee was delicious. Don’t be deceived by the long line on the back side of the restaurant - this is for takeout - walk...More

Thank Christy C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Crowded no tables dirty tables no organized seating plan or direction. None of it matters. The hardest working wait staff will find you clean the table and deliver the best beignets and coffee in the French Quarter. Just don’t wear a black shirt.

Thank the rocklander
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is a well oiled machine! Our server was friendly and extremely efficient. We went around 430p on a Sunday and only had to wait about 10 minutes for a table. The beignets and coffee we ordered were on our table within 5 minutes....More

Thank bugaloos
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were happy to start our NOLA weekend with the first stop at Cafe du Monde—full of history and atmosphere —oh and those tasty fried squares of dough—home of the beignets and worth the pilgrimage. But even more for the chicory coffee and the iced...More

Thank szs818
Reviewed yesterday

We ate here by the Riverwalk Outlets instead of their other location which had long lines. The warm beignets, covered with powdered sugar were a wonderful treat! I took some back to the hotel and even cold, they were good (although warm and fresh was...More

Thank Missshopper
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We loved the beignets. The line to sit at a table was quite long but we used the take out line and then sat in the square and still enjoyed the treats.

Thank Macy G
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I am so addicted to these donuts. This is the most wonderful invention and somehow I have to believe that it is nutritious. It is now a true staple for me in my life each time I visit New Orleans

Thank Milamojoqueen
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Soooooooo yummy!!! Worth the wait!!!! Iced coffee & beniegts (sp) were amazing!!! My mom did the take out and walked with her coffee to riverwalk to watch steamboat-another option instead of waiting to sit. CASH ONLY

Thank travelergirl84
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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Bruce W
3 September 2017|
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Response from careyhc | Reviewed this property |
Just powered sugar. Add milk and chocolate milk to the beverage list too
21 August 2017|
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Response from Russell S | Reviewed this property |
24 July 2017|
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Response from 404Cindy | Reviewed this property |
4 pm. shouldn't be that crowded and if you wish you can get stuff to go at the take out window. They are famous for their beignets. fried dough pillows with powdered sugar. be prepared to have powder sugar all over you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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
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