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“Small Quaint”
Review of Jimmy J's Cafe

Jimmy J's Cafe
Ranked #56 of 1,998 Restaurants in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $15
Cuisines: American, Cajun & Creole, Contemporary, Cafe
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Neighborhood: Central Business District
Description: 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.
Reviewed May 8, 2014

Small, quaint cafe, they have a small menu but too many items to pick from -- healthy to non-healthy! So even though we were only there for a long weekend over Jazz Fest, we had to eat their twice. There was a line to get in but service is great and you do not have to wait a long time. Recommend anything on their menu.

Thank JuleVacationTime
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Jimmy_Js_Cafe, Owner at Jimmy J's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded May 20, 2014

We're glad you managed to pop by our little cafe a few times during your visit for Jazz Fest. It's also great to hear that you enjoyed both the service and your meals while you were here. Thanks for the review and recommendation.

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Reviewed May 8, 2014 via mobile

I loved the decor, the service was awesome and the food was very unique and flavorful! Definitely a must for your next trip to NOLA!

Thank Misstery1967
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Jimmy_Js_Cafe, Owner at Jimmy J's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded May 20, 2014

Thanks for popping by our restaurant during your visit to NOLA. It's great to hear that you enjoyed our unique decor and meals. Thanks for the recommendation and review. Come visit us again!

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Reviewed May 7, 2014

My daughter was attending a conference at the Marriott and while waiting for Mimi to arrive
to take care of 4 year old grandson, she went for breakfast at Jimmy J's. The fact that they
would make a one pancake order ( very reasonably priced) was kindness enough. What was
even more wonderful was the waitstaff's welcoming attitude toward a little stranger. The next
morning Mimi accompanied Logan there for breakfast and Jeffrey(our server) greeted him by name as if Logan were a visiting dignitary. Ronnie the chef had his one pancake order almost
ready and waiting. That morning I ordered the Brandy Glazed Brie Stuffed French Toast with
Bacon. I have eaten breakfast all over the world but THIS was out of this world. The next
morning was a repeat performance. I want to personally thank Jeffrey and everyone else
at Jimmy J's who demonstrated to my grandson the value of human kindness. If anyone
reading this goes there, tell them Logan says "hi."

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Thank naturalbuz
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Jimmy_Js_Cafe, Owner at Jimmy J's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2014

We loved having you here! We say "Hi!" to Logan as well, and hope to see you all again soon!

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Reviewed April 29, 2014

This restaurant was suggested by the concierge of our hotel. It was a great choice for early breakfast (before 9 a.m.) since it`s easy to have a table. A small restaurant, but a great service and great food and an extensive menu. We had omelets (vegetables & Western Style) along with potatoes (so good). The plates are big and the prices are good. Fresh orange juice, coffee, etc. We had a window view (not so much to see/street parking). I would suggest a table in the back if you don`t want to have people looking at you and your plate, but again it`s a smaller restaurant. We`ve seen a line outside during the day, but usually the line goes quickly because the service is fast.

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Thank sweethummingbird
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Jimmy_Js_Cafe, Owner at Jimmy J's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2014

We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your omelettes for breakfast and that you found the service prices to be good as well!

Thanks for the review and have a great day.

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Reviewed April 26, 2014

Very small and cute, so we decided to go in. My husband ordered their speciality, some sort of pork po-boy and I had bacon and eggs.
The Po-boy was so awful my husband left it after one bite. The bacon and eggs were average, the eggs to runny for my liking when I ordered them scrambled.
We walked by the Ruby Slipper and then decided to find a place not lined up. Big mistake. Places that are lined up are so for a reason.
Would try the Ruby Slipper and wait in line, food is obviously worth the wait, wish we had!

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2  Thank TheKatt
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Jimmy_Js_Cafe, Owner at Jimmy J's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2014

We're sorry that you did not find our food satisfactory. We take pride in the quality of food we serve, and expect better from ourselves.

If you'd like to contact us about this, please do not hesitate.

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