Café du Monde, New Orleans, Louisiana

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Café du Monde

800 Decatur St

New Orleans, LA 70116

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(504) 525-4544

http://www.cafedumonde.com

  • 8 mentions in Breakfast in New Orleans?

    • Amy L.

      Amy L. said, "...to wait it is in a central location in the quarter so you can always walk around and enjoy the city.stanleyrestaurant.com Café du Monde -- go for the beignets! cafedumonde.comThe French Quarter The Ruby Slipper therubyslippercafe.netDowntown/French Quarter Palace Café -- i'd make a..." See More

    • Kristen C.

      Kristen C. said, "...it originated. It's made at the table, with a spectacular show of flames and the smells of perfectly caramelized bananas. 2) Café du Monde is a great second choice. Don't be fooled by the long line, it moves really fast. Order the traditional..." See More

    • Rachel C.

      Rachel C. said, "...Mr B's Bistro is an institution for Eggs Benedict and other great local flavors. I would also suggest beignets from Café du Monde and brunch is unparalleled at K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen. Hope this helps!..." See More

    • Tony W.

      Tony W. said, "...Bah. Café du Monde is a rookie move. Well, it's fine, but only because you ought to check the box. For a great/homey breakfast, hit: Cake Cafe & Bakery - Amazing shrimp and grits. We went back twice. Their boudin and eggs is..." See More

    • Alisa B.

      Alisa B. said, "...can tell how good it is from the daily line, which moves fast Mother's Restaurant 401 Poydras St, 70130. Have To: Café du Monde for beignets and The Old Coffeepot Restaurant...." See More

    • celia p.

      celia p. said, "...Mother's Restaurant Café du Monde- although I prefer the benigets late night after a night out, a little "night cap" if you will & no lines!..." See More

    • Jeremi R.

      Jeremi R. said, "... Beignets at Café du Monde are always a great choice...." See More

    • Jim G.

      Jim G. said, "...their Jazz brunch. LOVE it!http://www.muriels.com/One day take the streetcar down to Camellia Grill known for waffles and more...http://www.urbanspoon.com/r/57/620351/restaurant/Carrollton/The-Camellia-Grill-New-OrleansOf course, there's always Café du Monde for beignets, but you can get those any time of day.....but for me, it's a must.http://www.cafedumonde.com/..." See More

  • 6 mentions in Affordable Must-Dos in New Orleans, Louisiana?

    • Justin C.

      Justin C. said, "... Café du Monde is the go to place in New Orleans. They serve french doughnuts called Beignets and they are delicious. The cafe is right in the heart of the French Quarter, is open 24/7 and accepts only cash. The place is almost..." See More

    • Jim G.

      Jim G. said, "...Garden District and Street Car for info on how to move from one to the other. Must-do highlights are: Beignets at Café du Monde in The French Quarter ; Muffuletta from Central Grocery Co. for lunch (go early and stand in line no..." See More

    • Elah T.

      Elah T. said, "...it during dinner hours) I promise you won't regret it! For brunch i always opt for coffee & beignets (ben-yays) at Café du Monde Anyway, those are my fav places that came to mind. Hope I helped and I hope you enjoy your..." See More

    • Road H.

      Road H. said, "...toward Jackson Square (its not far). There is a mall, aquarium, and market in that area. Snack on some beignets at Café du Monde. As evening comes, experience your first cajun dinner at the Gumbo Shop . Get the combination plate, it..." See More

    • Allison B.

      Allison B. said, "...You definitely have to go to Café du Monde ..maybe more than once. :) To listen to great music head to Frenchmen Street. Also a fun thing to do is to do a walking tour. Tours By Foot are pay what you want...." See More

    • Jeanine T.

      Jeanine T. said, "...Original French Market Restaurant, Café du Monde take a city tour..." See More

  • 4 mentions in What are the must-try foods and restaurants in NOLA?

    • Debbie L.

      Debbie L. said, "...'Boys -- Domalise for sureBeignets and cafe au lait -- I know it's two things, but they go hand in hand! Café du Monde and Morning Call are the best.Fried Chicken -- Willie Mae's Scotch HouseCharbroiled/grilled oysters -- best discovery I made in..." See More

    • Soleil M.

      Soleil M. said, "...Definitely try the beignets at Café du Monde !!!..." See More

    • Alana I.

      Alana I. said, "...Other than Café du Monde for beignets and hot chocolate? Everyone talks about Mother's Restaurant for poboys..if you are wanting something a bit nicer? The Italian restaurant Vincent's Italian Cuisine on St. Charles street is always good. Sylvester Stallone's favorite when he is..." See More

    • Lauren F.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Lauren F. said, "...Shrimp & Grits (and 25cent martinis) at Commander's Palace Restaurant Beignets and chicory coffee at Café du Monde Wood-fired oysters at Cochon Restaurant Muffuletta sandwich Central Grocery Fried Chicken at Willie Mae's Scotch House or Dooky Chase's Restaurant, Sazerac at Carousel Bar....enjoy!..." See More

  • 4 mentions in Favorite Things to do in New Orleans

    • Andrew B.

      Andrew B. said, "...all the street performers and card readers in front of the St. Louis Cathedral. From the square you can go to Café du Monde for some beignets or go to Stanley and eat the best fried oysters in town. Royal Street has most..." See More

    • Matthew H.

      Matthew H. said, "...Quarter has 2 things that should be enjoyed. 1) is a Beignet (a type of french donut w/ powdered sugar) from Café du Monde. 2) is visiting St. Louis Cemetery No. 1. Look into walking tours, we did a free one that..." See More

    • Sabrina W.

      Sabrina W. said, "...I really enjoy eating authentic beignets (a type of French donut - fried dough covered in powdered sugar) at Café du Monde in the middle of the night, it's still hoppin'! Of course the St. Louis Cathedral is beautiful (built in 1794, the..." See More

    • Mia F.

      Mia F. said, "... Café du Monde !!!!!!!..." See More

  • 4 mentions in Headed there this weekend, what must I do?

    • Hayden H.

      Hayden H. said, "...You have to go to Café du Monde, Gumbo Shop , Deanie's Seafood , and get a hurricane from Pat O'Brien's Bar ...." See More

    • Debbie L.

      Debbie L. said, "...huge with a lot of attractions. There's also Morning Call inside of the park, which is pretty much the same as Café du Monde in terms of menu and setup, and even their history dating back to the mid-1800s. I took a bus..." See More

    • TJ T.

      TJ T. said, "...is walking distance from the French Qtr) at Basin and St. Louis St. Also, you must have a Beignet (donut) at Café du Monde. They go great w a coffee and come w tons of powdered sugar... yum! Have a great time..." See More

    • Scott H.

      Scott H. said, "...to Carrollton Ave. A Hurricane at Pat O'Brien's Bar, Dixieland jazz at Preservation Hall, and beignets & cafe au lait at Café du Monde are all, of course, on anyone's short list. Laissez les bons temps rouler!..." See More

  • 3 mentions in Can't miss spots when visiting New Orleans for a week?

    • Josh B.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Josh B. said, "...want a New Orleans brunch I would suggest Brennan's Restaurant, Court of Two Sisters, or Muriel's Jackson Square. As already mentioned, Café du Monde for coffee and beignets. I also love NOLA Restaurant, which is an Emeril restaurant with more affordable options than..." See More

    • Stacey W.

      Stacey W. said, "...can't do NOLA without visiting the French Quarter. Be sure and go to see the Preservation Hall Jazz Band. Beignets at Café du Monde, drinks at Old Absinthe House, Oysters at Acme Oyster House, hangover burger and baked potato at Port of..." See More

    • Elizabeth W.

      Elizabeth W. said, "...of NOLA Jazz Venues. And the food! OMG! Where do you begin? Even though it's touristy beyond the pale, go to Café du Monde for Beignets and Cafe au Lait. And for dinner, there are so many, many great restaurants. One of my..." See More

  • 3 mentions in What are the must try foods?

    • Josh B.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Josh B. said, "...High End Creole cuisine: Commander's Palace Restaurant MY FAVORITE: Higher end Creole & Cajun-French cuisine: K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen Beignets and Coffee: Café du Monde Brunch: Muriel's Jackson Square, Court of Two Sisters or Brennan's Restaurant Burger: Yo Mama's Bar and Grill Casual Old..." See More

    • Jacey & Scott M.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Jacey & Scott M. said, "...As everyone else has already stated: Café du Monde for the lovely beignets. Am a huge fan of bread pudding with a lovely bourbon sauce, most places will have this on the menu. We love Po-Boy sandwiches-especially with fried oysters. Do not miss..." See More

    • Phil L.

      Phil L. said, "...absolute must, you can not go to New Orleans and not try this great treat beignets, click the link below ( Café du Monde) http://www.cafedumonde.com/beignets..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Cross Country Trip - CA to FL with 3 children (ages 10, 7, 6) . . . HELP!

    • Jeremi R.

      Jeremi R. said, "...Get there at least 20 minutes early for a good viewing spot. In New Orleans, there's no shortage of good restaurants. Café du Monde is a classic. For attractions, you can checkout the Audubon Zoo, the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, and the..." See More

    • Jerry W.

      Jerry W. said, "...Audubon Zoo, a must see in New Orleans! Café du Monde in the French Quarter for beignets (French donuts with powdered sugar!)..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Good Eats in New Orleans? What should not be missed?

    • Josh B.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Josh B. said, "...High End Creole cuisine: Commander's Palace Restaurant MY FAVORITE: Higher end Creole & Cajun-French cuisine: K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen Beignets and Coffee: Café du Monde Brunch: Muriel's Jackson Square, Court of Two Sisters or Brennan's Restaurant Burger: Yo Mama's Bar and Grill Casual Old..." See More

    • Sarah G.

      Sarah G. said, "... Café du Monde for coffee and beignets- the perfect Saturday morning, Borgne, Luke Restaurant, SoBou, The Rum House's nachos- the best I've ever had in my life, Lilly's Café for Vietnamese, Cochon Restaurant, Herbsaint, Jaques-Imo's. You can't go wrong with any of those!..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Must sees for a first timer in New Orleans

    • Melissa C.

      Melissa C. said, "...done (if you aren't too scared!) A walk through the cemeteries and Louis Armstrong Park is nice. For food, I recommend Café du Monde, Coop's Place, Stanley, Magnolia Grill, GW Fins, Bayona, and visit the bar at Restaurant R'evolution for the crab..." See More

    • Natasha P.

      Natasha P. said, "...Don't forget beignets at Café du Monde!..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Is it hard to get a seat at Cafe du Monde?

    • Debbie L.

      Debbie L. said, "...I take it that you're referring to the Café du Monde on Decatur that's located in the French Quarter (they have eight locations total, so make sure you get directions to the right one!!). You can't make reservations at Cafe du Monde, but..." See More

    • Road H.

      Road H. said, "... Café du Monde don't take reservations. You may have to wait 20 minutes but the line moves really quickly. The seating area is open to the outside and you will get powder sugar all over you so don't wear dark or nice clothes..." See More

  • 2 mentions in News Orleans mid-October to-do's??

    • Tony A.

      Tony A. said, "...and ambiance and I think they tout it as the oldest bar in America. For breakfast please please please go to Café du Monde. The coffee is great (it contains chicory) and the beignets are second to non. As well, if you..." See More

    • Will C.

      Will C. said, "...The weather will be great for a walk in Jackson Square and coffee and beignets at Café du Monde...." See More

  • 2 mentions in Interesting nightlife and restaurants in New Orleans wanted!

    • Melissa C.

      Melissa C. said, "...I love New Orleans! Definitely get some beignets at Café du Monde. They are so delicious. In fact, I would like some right now! I also recommend Restaurant R'evolution. But, instead of having a full dinner there, you can get crafty cocktails..." See More

    • Mary B.

      Mary B. said, "...which is a John Besh restaurant and bar. If you want to go more traditional and touristy, I would go to Café du Monde and Commander's Palace Restaurant for food, or a short drive to Mittendorfs for some famous thin fried catfish. Mother's..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Things to see and do in the Big Easy

    • Tim T.

      Tim T. said, "...just walking around, antique shopping on Royal St or strolling through the French Market. Make sure you go eat beignets at Café du Monde. Our Audubon Zoo and Audubon Aquarium of the Americas are wonderful. If you have time, you could also..." See More

    • Rachel C.

      Rachel C. said, "...I would suggest Café du Monde, R & O's for seafood, K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen for lunch, and you can never go wrong with Crescent City Brewhouse for a slice. Enjoy!..." See More

  • 1 mention in What is the best haunted tour to go on in New Orleans?

    • Hazel B.

      Hazel B. said, "...over, they have walking tour brochures. My friends stayed at an air b&b on St Charles Ave. I always navigate to Café du Monde and eat across the street and have my palm read in Jackson Square. It is great to take carriage..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best swamp tour in New Orleans?

    • Katherine B.

      Katherine B. said, "...a week in New Orleans. We booked the tour with Gray Line New Orleans , which has a meeting point near Café du Monde. If you want to read more about the tour and see some pictures, I wrote an article about..." See More

  • 1 mention in Solo travel Itinerary and tips for New Orleans?

    • Josh B.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Josh B. said, "...want a New Orleans brunch I would suggest Brennan's Restaurant, Court of Two Sisters, or Muriel's Jackson Square. As already mentioned, Café du Monde for coffee and beignets. I also love NOLA Restaurant, which is an Emeril restaurant with more affordable options than..." See More

  • 1 mention in Restaurant with "atmosphere" for lunch

    • Adam M.

      Adam M. said, "...Delmonico Commander's Palace Restaurant are very good options but can be pricey. Also be sure to stop by Café Beignet or Café du Monde for dessert and famous chicory coffee...." See More

  • 1 mention in What are 'must dos' in New Orleans?

    • Phil L.

      Phil L. said, "...To soak up the flavor of New Orleans, just walk the famous French Quarter and stop in at the famous Café du Monde for a beignet, click the link below. http://www.cafedumonde.com/beignets..." See More

  • 1 mention in Are there any 'less-expensive' but safe places to stay in NOLA?

    • Josh B.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Josh B. said, "...the city. Here is a list of some of my favorite restaurants: K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen Best Creole Fine DiningIrene's Cuisine Jacques-Imo's Café du Monde BeignetsYo Mama's Bar and Grill Best Burgers Ever Camellia Grill Best Omelette Ever..." See More

  • 1 mention in Traveling from Nashville to Houston!

    • Hazel B.

      Hazel B. said, "...great displays and good ice cream. It is off I 10 and an hour from New Orleans. You can navigate to Café du Monde the next day and take a carriage ride through the French Quarter..." See More

  • 1 mention in Interested in some non-touristy but great dining spots in NOLA

    • Vinny M.

      Vinny M. said, "...Pizza Delicious, Peche, Cochon, The Ruby Slipper Café, Faubourg Wines, Café du Monde..." See More

  • 1 mention in New School NOLA Restaurants

    • Daniel L.

      Daniel L. said, "...a great an authentic New Orleans Po Boy- Mahoney's. Also a great new addition to the classic beignets- Café Beignet and Café du Monde, check out the new school Blue Dot Donuts...." See More

  • 1 mention in Best Coffee Shop

    • Maria B.

      Maria B. said, "...For wonderful coffee and atmosphere that shouldn't be missed on a trip to NOLA try Café du Monde...." See More

  • 1 mention in Ideas for family trip to New Orleans?

    • Polly B.

      Polly B. said, "...even easier to get downtown. As far as food goes, you have so much to chose from! Coffee and beignets at Café du Monde are a must-do when you visit the French Market. (Grab some pralines from Aunt Sally's shop for a sweet..." See More

  • 1 mention in Where Would You Go for 2 Weeks?

    • Hazel B.

      Hazel B. said, "...place. Which is why the Audabon Center is located there. New Orleans is less than 90 minutes away. I navigate to Café du Monde and park where l can. I eat across the street and then take a Carriage ride around the French..." See More

  • 1 mention in What would you do with 3 hours in New Orleans?

    • Josh B.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Josh B. said, "...in New Orleans and choosing to eat Chinese food should be punishable by death! For dessert, get beignets and coffee at Café du Monde. Walk down Royal St to see some great art galleries. Walk down Bourbon Street to say you did..." See More

  • 1 mention in Are there any other districts worth checking out besides the French Quarter?

    • Debbie L.

      Debbie L. said, "...beautiful and it's huge, so there's a lot to explore. There's an amusement park for children inside of it, plus a Café du Monde -esque cafe called Morning Call ...." See More

  • 1 mention in Top restaurants and can't miss attractions during the day

    • Jeremi R.

      Jeremi R. said, "...My favorite places to eat in New Orleans are Café du Monde and Oceana Grill. As for things to do, in addition to what has already been mentioned, you can check out the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas and the The National WWII..." See More

  • 1 mention in Not to miss places in New Orleans?

    • Lori W.

      Lori W. said, "...a wonderful time. Visit New Orleans once a year for past 10 years. A not to miss place is the famous Café du Monde. Enjoy street music in the outdoor cafe and their beignets. For music go to Frenchmen Street-http://frenchmenstreetlive.com/ For a..." See More

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