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Jimmy J's Cafe

115 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2311
+1 504-309-9360
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“french toast” (108 reviews)
“monte cristo” (41 reviews)
“eggs ranchero” (19 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Cajun & Creole, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
115 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2311
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Oh Jimmy js, how much we love your food and your staff! We visited This Place several times Through The Years visiting New Orleans. On this last trip we dying to hear twice. Each time we tried two different dishes and we're blown away about...More

Thank Mitra K
Reviewed 2 days ago

A very small restaurant with outstanding breakfast and lunch foods. There are only 8 or 9 tables, so many times you have to wait to get inside, but the wait is worth it. I had a Monti Christo French toast, French toast with ham, bacon...More

Thank msmacher
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stood in line for about 10 minutes outside. Our waiter was friendly and very quirky but he was very nice and accommodating. Food was good. I had the pastalaya. It was very good but I couldn't eat much. Lots of spice and andouille sausage....More

Thank bnanas1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If ever I am in New Orleans and don’t stop by- I regret it! This place is a gem! It’s an awesome stop for fantastic food and a great Bloody Mary- every single time!

Thank carrie-jo123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hmmmm, not sure if it was the complementary monkey bread, delicious coffee, generous portions or warm staff that made it worth the wait on line. The interior is intimate and tiny, the food delicious. It's a must-do on the food tour.

Thank Hoeffner5
Reviewed 1 week ago

I very much want to like this sweet little cafe unconditionally. I've been going there for several years; one time, we spent a week at the quaint hotel next door and because it rained that entire week, we had most of our meals either at...More

Thank vanenglish
Jimmy_Js_Cafe, Owner at Jimmy J's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you taking the time to write. We will make sure that all of our staff (servers and hosts) are reminded to check on diners if food is not being eaten. You should not have been served that, and should have not been charged for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a memorable experience of dining at JimmyJs. To begin with, energetic and friendly wait staff. Best Poboy sandwiches in French quarter. Delightfully and creatively decorated little place. Only con is the wait time... wish they can expand the facility a bit to accommodate higher...More

Thank Ami S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved it. Would definitely come back. It’s first come, first served and it only has 10 or 11 tables so sometimes there are lines down the block. Worth it. Scrumptious food and an awesome vibe.

Thank marabel100
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The breakfast is good and tasty. Eggs Benedict are bomb, specials really are special and the best part is the service! The waiters there are so chill and topping it up with the decorations and music, we really had that South hospitality feel. Would recommend...More

Thank devLylou
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow is all I can say the food is amazing and the staff was wonderful, fun and friendly. The banana foster French toast is to die for! If we come back to New Orleans we will be back here for sure!

Thank Jbrooks23
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September 15, 2016|
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Response from Pvrlady63 | Reviewed this property |
Very few gluten free offerings. Sorry, no gluten free fries
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2311
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-309-9360
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N'awlins' Funkiest Lil' Cafe, Jimmy J's serves breakfast all day, soup, salad, sandwiches, po'boys, hot plates and burgers. Signature dishes such as the Eggs Tuscan Style, French Toast Monte Cristo, and the Chicken & Andouille Gumbo are just some of the delicious reasons to visit one of the best cafe's in New Orleans. Open 7 days a week from 7 am - 11 pm. Delivery available.
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