Cafe Du Monde

Top 1% of restaurants in New Orleans
8 / 10

17 expert reviews

“This outdoor café--a stone's throw from the mighty Mississippi--is the destination for Nola's signature breakfast food, the beignet.”

– BlackBook

Fodor's Fodor's
"No visit to New Orleans is complete without a chicory-laced café au lait paired with the addictive, sugar-dusted beignets at this venerable institution." Full review
Frommer's Frommer's
"Excuse us while we wax rhapsodic. Since 1862, Café du Monde has been selling café au lait and beignets (and nothing but) on the edge of Jackson Square." Full review
Insight Guides Insight Guides
"For sugar-dusted beignets, chicory coffee, people-watching and pure NOLA atmosphere, this historic 1875 café cannot be beaten."
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
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"Du Monde is overrated, but you're probably gonna go there, so here goes: the coffee is decent and the beignets (square, sugar-coated fritters) are inconsistent." Full review
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"The menu at Café du Monde in the French Market is simple, and almost everyone comes for the same combination: café au lait and beignets." Full review
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