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Avenue Cafe

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1907 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Kenner, Louisiana
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273 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

I was looking for a good quiche and, during an online search, Avenue Cafe came up as having some of the best quiche. I have passed Avenue Cafe before, but never stopped in (it does not have a lot of curb appeal) but decided to check it out for lunch. Overall, the quiche was very good in a decent size... More 

Thank 0504Traveller
Castro Valley, California
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

High prices for just a plane bagel or small pastry. Service was slow. It's just convenient, because there is no Starbucks near.

Thank Wild904
San Jose, California
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360 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

We're in New Orleans for a conference and just arrived. Staying at an AirBnB in the Garden District (cause we're not really French Quarter types). We were wandering in the area and looking for a light dinner and happened upon the Avenue Cafe and were delighted with the choice. We both had salads and a nice pastry for dessert. Really... More 

Thank gosaka
Arlington, Virginia
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Walking distance from where we are staying, this quickly became my go to spot. Delicious coffee, tasty and flavorful pastry and scones. What more could I ask for...oh right, totally friendly, helpful service! Go...

Thank Jill5005
Petersburg, Alaska
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122 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

Dining around NOLA can get pricey and sometimes you don't want a full sit-in dining experience nor do you want to settle for fast food. Avenue Cafe fits the bill nicely. Bagels sandwiches, pastries, quiche, soup and salads, and of course coffee.

Thank Mark K
Kincardine, Canada
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104 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

The coffee selection is large and the flavours great! The Americano is excellent, French Press not as good as I had hoped. Muffins and bagels are good.

Thank 32brucebeach
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57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

We had iced coffee and breakfast sandwiches on the patio. It was delicious and I enjoyed watching the people while sipping on my latte. It's a short walk from many of the hotels and gave me a feeling of home in a strange, new city.

Thank Brook L
Clemson, South Carolina
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

We had coffee and bagels here every morning while staying at the Clarion just a few steps away. Everything was delicious and the staff was warm and friendly. We got deressed on our last day...we didn't want to leave New Orleans or this special little shop.

Thank Henry T
Atlantic Beach, Florida
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46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

Home baked breakfast and brunch items. My favorite is the maple sweet potato and bacon biscuit! I go back very year and get a couple during Mardi Gras!

Thank 2119rio
Tucson, Arizona
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016

We found this little cafe down the street from where we were staying, and ended up going there almost every morning we were in town. The service was fast, the staff was very friendly, and the muffins, breads and pastries were quite tasty. If you're looking to grab a quick bite before exploring the city and are in the neighborhood,... More 

Thank JMyles

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1907 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans
  • Phone Number: 504-301-2097
We offer the best coffees from around the world roasted locally each week and ground fresh daily! In addition to our extensive choices of coffee, espresso, and teas, we serve fresh made pastries, croissants, breads, muffins, and cinnamon rolls from the best bakeries in New Orleans. Our full menu of sandwiches, paninis, wraps, and salads is served all day, and this is a great spot to people watch overlooking St. Charles Avenue or use our free wifi to get some work done. We are one of only 2 places in New Orleans serving H&H bagels from New York, enjoy them with a flavored cream cheese or fill it with a breakfast sandwich.

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