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Morning Call

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American, Coffee Shop, Bakeries
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3325 Severn Ave, Metairie, LA 70002-3439
(504) 885-4068
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Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night

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  • 72
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  • 37
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 2
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  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Get there by dawn!

This is a must try place. The whole experience is great, but don't show up at 8 or 9 am and just expect to sit anywhere you like, especially on a weekend, holiday or event day. You'll grow old waiting. It's coffee and beignets...........breakfast......get it early or prepare to wait!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
kjonchef
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Mobile, Alabama
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Mobile, Alabama
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This is a must try place. The whole experience is great, but don't show up at 8 or 9 am and just expect to sit anywhere you like, especially on a weekend, holiday or event day. You'll grow old waiting. It's coffee and beignets...........breakfast......get it early or prepare to wait!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Our family stayed in NO for several days before a cruise leaving out of Port of NO and we had always heard about the great beignets in NO. We set out to try different locations for various restaurants offering beignets and Morning Call wins hands down! Morning Call was the first we had tried because it was near the location... More 

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Dallas
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39 reviews 39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This is there only location, now. Still great coffee and good beignets. Depending on when you are there, service can be off, but worth the wait. These beignets are not as thick, heavy, and more traditional, and you have to self-service you powder sugar, but great tables by the park.

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Port Neches, Tx
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68 reviews 68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We tried beignets at four different place while in NOLA and Morning Call was the best! They were lighter and more tender than Cafe Dumond. The cafe au lait was made the way it should be-equal parts coffee and milk made to order, not premixed in a vat. Must try these beignets!

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Monteagle, Tennessee
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

Prefer their coffee to other more touristy spots. Beignets are not as greasy and are bigger and cheaper.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I like the beauty of the setting in City Park. I also love the cafe au latte. The beignets are good but not as good at Cafe Du Monde. I wash they would sugar them in the kitchen, but buy them anyway, they go great with the coffee! You may need to ask for service. It depends on where you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

My husband and I stopped in quickly for some coffee and beinets on our way to my last day of conference classes, and we were very happy. The beignets were made fresh upon order and the coffee was the best we had all week! great little find.

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Metairie, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

If you want to be seated and relax try Morning call for the best experience. At café du monde specially in New Orleans by the river you have to expend 1 1/2 hour waiting, and don't be in a emergency to go to the bathroom because you will do it on you pants, the line is so long, only one... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Forget all other offerings. This coffee is the way it should be made. Through cheesecloth, with chickory, au lait, primo! Unlike a cup anywhere else, including Cafe D.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Beignet craving...so we tried the Morning Call - Open 24 hours ...A little difficult to locate in a shopping center - The place has a 1930's appearance with workers wearing white jackets and caps. Hot, fresh beignets and coffee. The Beignets come naked but powdered sugar is in a shaker at each table so you can add a little or... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3325 Severn Ave, Metairie, LA 70002-3439
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Metairie
  • Phone Number: (504) 885-4068

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop, Bakeries

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