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Cafe Du Monde

Certificate of Excellence
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Neighborhood:
French Quarter
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800 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3306
(504) 581-2914
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12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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San Diego, California
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Busy place but service is quick since it's likely they are always popular with tourists, and crowds are served routinely. French quarter, historic, beignets, inexpensive and you can walk off the calories in the beautiful French quarter...what more can one say. Enjoy. Hint- there is also a location in the Riverfront mall, at the port, which is clean, smaller and... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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123 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Open 24hrs! Go here and get some beignets (French doughnut puffs with mounds of powered sugar) and try their famous coffee. Very cheap, very good. Bring cash.

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Thank Chelsey D
Southaven, Mississippi, United States
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was a fun snack stop! Note that you just pick an open table in order to be served. (It was unclear to us how to place an order when we arrived.) There is outdoor and indoor seating. The menu includes beignets, coffee, and a few Coke products. Beignets taste pretty much like a funnel cake. For $2.73 you get... More 

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Thank RNMommyAudra
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place is on every tourists 'to do' list when travelling to Nola. But, really it's just fried dough with lots of powdered sugar on it.

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Thank Elaine R
New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

No visit to New Orleans is complete without a stop at Cafe du Monde for their delicious beignets and cafe au lait. You will probably leave wearing the evidence of these yummy squares of fried dough covered in powdered sugar. Try to go at off peak hours so you can get a table without much of a wait. They are... More 

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Thank Bossbear
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The line was down the sidewalk but that was to be expected but soooo worth the wait the Beignets was very good can't wait for our next visit to NOLA

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Thank Angela S
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stood in the take away line. The line was fast, customer service was left to be desired. The beignets and coffee were amazing. Defiantly a N.O. do!

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Thank travelingpurdy
Orlando, Florida
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stood in line for 30 minutes and when i finally got to door i told them i wanted food to go. I was told i was in the wrong line and i should get in the other line. Screw that. They could have some walk down the line and let customers know there is another line behind the place for... More 

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Thank chu4ck
Richardson, Texas
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Of course everyone has this as a must stop for the French Quarter. The line went all the way down the street, but the line moves super fast, so don't be discouraged. Just don't forget cash! One serving (of 3) is only $2.73, so it's inexpensive and comes fast and fresh.

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Thank marksle84
Corpus Christi, Texas
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Doesn't matter if they update the building, doesn't matter if they change the interior, the beignets are always FANTASTIC. I do have to warn you, do not do what I did, eat one fast and try to laugh, oops, powder sprayed everywhere! The restaurant appladed, seems I am not the only one that this happened to!!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Monday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Tuesday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Wednesday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Thursday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Friday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Saturday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3306
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighborhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: (504) 581-2914

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in French Quarter

Neighborhood Profile
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 Quarter, brightly colored Victorian homes and businesses, famously done up with wrought-iron features, provide a distinct and immediately recognizable backdrop for all varieties of fun. At any given moment in this historic riverside setting, some of America’s finest meals are being cooked, most potent cocktails are being mixed, and most engaging music is being performed.