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Cafe Du Monde

Certificate of Excellence
French Quarter
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800 Decatur St, In Front of Jackson Square, New Orleans, LA 70116-3306
(504) 581-2914
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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South Bend, Indiana
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

As we patiently waited in line for to go beignets we had a server call of us over as he was just waiting for his tables to need something. He got us some beignets quickly and even made himself an extra tip. Way to Keep the line moving so that all can experience the deliciousness of the beignets.

Thank Tracy P
London, Canada
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Stopped by Cafe Du Monde to grab some of their famous Begniets to go. They were as delicious as people said. Just be sure to have lots of napkins as they are very messy with all the powdered sugar. A definite stop on any trip to New Orleans!

Thank kstansell
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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59 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is clear as soon as you arrive at Cafe du Monde that the place is super popular and you know you're going to get good food! The place was packed, so I got beignets to takeaway and sat in Jackson Square and enjoyed them. Dumped with icing sugar, they were hot, fresh and delicious! When in New Orleans, eat... More 

Thank Danielle1363
Bentonville, Arkansas
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Cafe DuMond is why we are here. Whether its for breakfast, or at 3am, nothing beats sitting there watching the wait staff bring you your beignets. And the atmosphere is sooo cool. You have all types of people there. Tourists, high society, mild drunks, tip-sipping old ladies, locals. Its the best! What an experience nowhere to be found anywhere in... More 

Thank Texasteve1964
Dublin, Ohio
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67 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited because everyone says you have to. Don't wait in a long line for their beignets--do some sightseeing and check back. It's a huge place and the line dwindles pretty quickly. Then enjoy the doughy treat and check it off the list!

Thank ElizabethGT
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Cafe Du Monde in the French Quarter is worth a try. It's a simple cafe with awesome beignets & good coffee. They use a lot of powdered sugar but that's what it's known for. No other food on the menu so try the beignets as a treat or snack!

Thank Samantha M
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Good selection of food, reasonable pricing and our waiter was very professional. It gets pretty crowded so be patient. A must visit.

Thank Tweedle45
Albany, New York
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Is there any question that when in New Orleans you must eat beignets at Cafe Du Monde? There wasn't any question for us, so we visited on our first day here. We chose to just get one order for take-out late in the afternoon. The line was long, but worth it. We walked up the hill and sat on a... More 

Thank kfl56
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What a tourist place! I doubt that anyone local would ever visit as the beignets are truly just edible. You grab whatever table is free once you are allowed in and order beignets and coffee (which came with cream and sugar already added for all of us - we were a group of over 20). The place is nuts in... More 

Thank 540tanyas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you're walking the streets of the French quarter and need a break, this is a good spot to grab a coffee and relax

Thank Matt N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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
  • Neighborhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: (504) 581-2914

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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