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Cafe Du Monde

800 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3306
(504) 581-2914
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Ranked #156 of 1,602 Restaurants in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Bakery, French, Café
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

Okay okay I know this place is an institution I know everybody has to go there when they visit New Orleans. But really the glorified funnel cakes seriously stand in the line 40 people deep for a funnel cake and it's not state fair I don't get it. But somewhere there's a marketing genius that sold this place to the... More

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

I come here every time I visit NOLA. Every time. It's quick, the menu is simple, and you get served almost immediately. It's open 24 hours, so my advice is skip the long lines in the morning and get a late night snack instead!

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Davis, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

Always a crowd, but very pleasant once you are seated. Great coffee and beignets. We stopped there at the end of a night on the town and enjoyed the great staff, coffee and food.

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Salisbury, Maryland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Don't let the line scare you. It moves relatively fast. There is a reason for the line - it's a New Orleans favorite! The beignets (square/rectangular crispy donuts) are made fresh 24 hours a day. Get an order with a Café Au Lait and experience the awesome! Sit in the covered café or take a bag to go and sit... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

Cafe Du Monde is the ultimate taste of New Orleans, and lives up to it's reputation. Wait staff is continually busy but still nice and patient with an endless stream of tourists. Good place!

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Alameda, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Had the special doughnuts (can't spell!) and found them quite heavy with a thick fried crust. Coffee was good. Staff friendly. A classic so you probably should try!

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Colorado, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

The French beignets are DELICIOUS! We got lucky and snuck in to the area by the kitchen and got a table right away. The treat was so good we visited the Riverwalk mall location as well! Don't miss this place!

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Darien, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

its not a trip to NOLA if you don't stop here at least once and get some powdered sugar on your shirt

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Mobile, Alabama, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

This is the classic cafe for beignets and chickory coffee. Seating is first come first serve, without the benefit of a hostess, so you may have quite a wait, but it is fun to people watch while waiting. An order of beignets is three donuts, so everyone does not need an order. ( I only ate one, my teen daughter... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Obviously, this is the most well known place to go to get a Beignet! And as far as Beignets they are the best! Don't go expecting great service and any other foods - Beignets is their claim to fame...and earned!!!!

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Additional Information about Cafe Du Monde

Address: 800 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3306
Phone Number: (504) 581-2914
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: American, Bakery, French, Café

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