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Cafe Du Monde

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French Quarter
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800 Decatur St, In Front of Jackson Square, 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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Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

After partying on Bourbon Street, make your way down to Cafe Du Monde. They serve nothing but coffee and beignet 24 hours. The historic hangout is packed during the daytime, and the line wraps around the cafe. Fortunately, we got there after peak hours, and there was no line at all. We were in a complete zombie mode from the... More 

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Riverdale, Georgia
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was not our first visit to Cafe Du Monde, but it is a mandatory stop whenever we are in New Orleans. We actually went more than once during our week visiting. The beignets were hot and dripping in powdered sugar, just as promised. I agree with some the criticism about the dirty floors, but it's in the middle of... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We tried beignets at a few places and these were by far the best. The cafe au lait chicory coffee was also good. I'm not a huge coffee drinker but the chicory added a slightly more bitter taste. We went on a Wednesday morning and found a seat right away. Cash only. Paid when the food arrived to the table.

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Dallas, Texas
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A trip to New Orleans is not compete without a trip to Café Du Monde! You must have the beignets and coffee! A true New Orleans tradition!

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Thank Judy T
Evansville, Indiana
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31 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Yummy and historic this French tradition is delicious and three are plenty. Advice- don't wear dark clothes that day powdered sugar will be everywhere. Lol Enjoy !!! Close to French market

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Thank Cuprina313
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Don't wear dark pants , the powdered sugar gets everywhere lol but so worth it ! It's a simple menu and a trip to New Orleans wouldn't be complete without stopping in, take out or dine in.

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Thank Brandi D
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

All I can say is no trip to Nola is complete without going to Cafe Du Monde for Bengiets & cafe or tea. It's always crowded don't let that deter you-get it to go and sit in Jackson Sq people watch and eat. Enjoy-get extra napkins!

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Thank Tawana C
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you go to New Orleans & you don't go to Cafe Du Monde it's like you didn't go. It's worth the visit, the Beignets are simple & delicious, obviously with the Cafe au lait. It's 24/7 right on the Jackson Square and near the river front, on a hot day you can order your beignets to go and sit... More 

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Thank Mary O
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Always good and reasonable prices. You will see why this a favorite. Don't be surprised if you have to wait.

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Campo, California
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My daughter wanted to come here for her 18th birthday. We made the trip and ordered some of the world famous beignets. We could not have been more pleased. We also ordered some coffee and it may have just been the surroundings or the fact that we were in a place that we both had wanted to go to, but... More 

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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
Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
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, 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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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.