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Cafe Du Monde

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800 Decatur St, In Front of Jackson Square, New Orleans, LA 70116-3306
+1 504-581-2914
Today
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Manchester UK
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76 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

You have to have simply have to have a Beignet.. no idea how it is pronounced have been told several times but still get it wrong.. What a vibrant extremely busy place this is, don't go here expecting romantic . .more chaotic but you have to go its an order !! loved how the floor is white with the frosting... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fried dough covered wth powdered sugar --yum! Lots of locations besides just the original down in the quarter

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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was so exciting about trying beignets for the first time. We went at 10:30 pm and maybe that was the problem, my beignets were almost cold. I'm not the one to send food back, so I traded one with my friend and it was a little warmer. Honestly they taste like a funnel cake from the fair, but not... More 

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Zionsville, Indiana
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Seriously, if you love anything fried with powdered sugar poured on top, you will love the Beignets from Cafe Du Monde!!! Most likely, you will walk up to the restaurant and say, "What, they only sell these in orders of 3???? I really only want one..." You will then proceed to eat your first, and then eat the second, and... More 

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Thank GoButler99
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you know and visit NOLA, you know this place. And of course, get the beignets if that's the only thing you're eating for the day.

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Thank jonjiej
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Waiter couldn't be more rude consistently throughout the entire meal. Food was great however, coffee tasted burnt though.

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Thank Natalie2213
Carmel, Indiana
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beignets are as good as promised. Busy spot but worth it. Great place to sightsee and people watch while enjoying a snack and coffee.

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Thank Elana S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

beignets! beignets! beignets! Terrific beignets! Great and friendly staff and wonderful environment for people watching and listening to jazz being played by street performers. Very reasonably priced! VERY HAPPY!

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Thank Robin P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

After finally getting to take our first trip to New Orleans, I had to go to Cafe Du Monde for the "world renowned" Cafe au'lait and beignets. I am very sad to say it did not live up to expectations. The wait: didn't mind at all, the service: below less than stellar, the "meal": a bit small and greasy. For... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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197 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is iconic. You gotta do it. But, I don't think these beignets are that great. Cash only. Pretty much everything is $3. Noisy, crowded and ONE bathroom. ONE.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Local cuisine, Scenic view, 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, In Front of Jackson Square, New Orleans, LA 70116-3306
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighborhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-581-2914

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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