Café Du Monde

500 Port of New Orleans Pl, Ste 27 (at Riverwalk Marketplace), New Orleans, LA 70130, United States
Hours:
Closed until 8:30 AM tomorrow (Show more)
  • Mon–Fri
    • 8:30 AM–5:00 PM
Reservations:
No
Menus:
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
7.8/10

Based on 99 votes

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  • beignets
  • cafe au lait
  • wear black
  • biegnets
  • donuts
  • hot chocolate
  • outdoor seating
  • breakfast food
  • scenic views
  • ratatouille
  • coffee
  • family-friendly
  • quiet
  • casual
  • powdered sugar
  • chicory
  • tourism
  • people watching
  • dinner
  • Sandra C.

    Order cafe au lait and beignets....what else?

    Sandra Cochrane · April 29, 2010
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  • Food & Wine

    The divine beignets (doughnuts) at this New Orleans institution are served warm with a generous coating of powdered sugar.

    Food & Wine · April 26, 2011
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  • Allen A.

    Watch how they magically convert a little flour, oil, and powder sugar into wads of cash in front of your very eyes...

    Allen Arcade · August 8, 2011
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  • Tiffany B.

    Pick a table with a view so you can people watch as you enjoy you enjoy your beignets and cafe au lait.

    Tiffany Black · March 28, 2012
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  • DONOVON W.

    Don't wear black here. Powdered suga EVERYWHERE!

    DONOVON Williams · October 18, 2011
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  • Ben K.

    Bring Cash! They don't take credit cards.

    Ben K. · September 24, 2011
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  • Antonio R.

    Best Beignets in the world

    Antonio Rosario · August 19, 2010
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  • Melissa L.

    You must order some Beignets. And either some coffee or chocolate milk to drink!

    Melissa L. · March 21, 2010
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  • Richard B.

    FOR BEST (FRESHEST) RESULTS: 1. Go inside to avoid the patio line. 2. Order drinks, NO BEIGNETS. 3. Order beignets when drinks arrive. The servers have to wait in line for drinks, but not for food.

    Richard Bronosky · October 20, 2011
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  • Gunz

    relax with an iced coffee and beniette

    Gunz · April 18, 2010
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  • Fiona F.

    This place is overrated! Bad service, attitude and the table, chairs and floor were dirty while employees were sitting!!

    Fiona F. · September 17, 2012
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  • Ruben G.

    Seems like the employees could care less about the customer. Dirty!!

    Ruben Garcia · September 4, 2011
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  • Allen A.

    Oh yeah. Giddy up! Not a bad treat for just a couple of bucks!

    Allen Arcade · August 8, 2011
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  • Sarah C.

    Beigbets, clearly.

    Sarah Conrad · May 30, 2011
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  • Soxinly

    One word: Beignets! Don't care much about cafe au lait.

    Soxinly · 3 days ago
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  • Basem M.

    Love it ....

    Basem Mousa · 1 week ago
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  • Tye W.

    Great beignets

    Tye W · 1 week ago
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  • Ricardo R.

    lot of people

    Ricardo Rosales · December 28, 2014
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  • Mark V.

    Of course the Beignets were great but trying to get service early in the afternoon was frustrating. We ended up getting take away. It was worth it though and the place seemed less busy in the evening

    Mark Veary · December 6, 2014
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  • Yeow Meng C.

    The beignets here are very good, but I can't say the same about their cafe au lait.

    Yeow Meng Chee · November 18, 2014
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  • Erika Enid

    Awesome to share it

    Erika Enid · November 5, 2014
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  • Terence D.

    Nice quiet atmosphere

    Terence Deese · August 14, 2014
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  • Jesse M.

    Warm Powdered Biegnets and Hot Chocolate...Yum!!!

    Jesse McGee · August 8, 2014
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  • Tanita J.

    The beignets are wonderful.

    Tanita Johnson · June 12, 2014
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  • Andrew R.

    Walked here to EAT- No food

    Andrew Reich · June 3, 2014
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  • Mandy B.

    Good but don't get the hype :/

    Mandy B · May 25, 2014
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  • Anthony M.

    Their beignets are awesome!

    Anthony McCray · April 8, 2014
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  • Peter L.

    Beignets: Cafe Du Monde. As much as it's a cliché, it is what it is. It's cliché for the right reason. They make coffee, chicory, and beignets. That's the menu

    Peter Lada · October 23, 2013
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  • John H.

    DO NOT go to the Riverwalk location, it's terrible -- the beignets were rocks. Make the trip to the "original"/"real" one on Decatur.

    John Haberland · June 10, 2013
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  • Julia U.

    ...don't wear black, haha...this is true! Too much sugar, but very tasty;-)

    Julia Urazaeva · May 13, 2013
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  • Eric S.

    If you eat beignets outside be sure to be upwind. Enjoy!

    Eric Stumpf · April 21, 2013
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  • TV Food Maps

    NO classic, a must see. Featured on Man v. Food and Food Paradise (Donut Paradise)

    TV Food Maps · April 18, 2013
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  • Linda M.

    Look for the tall older Creole man who busses your table while he croons. Classy!

    Linda Miklowitz · January 1, 2013
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  • Tini H.

    Awesome beignets to die for

    Tini Ho · December 26, 2012
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  • Peyton

    Hot chocolate is creamy and rich best served in the winter! 

    Peyton · July 12, 2012
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  • El

    Try the frozen cafe au lait. It's great when it's 95* out! The Riverwalk location is NOT "cash only," which is great.

    El · June 28, 2012
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  • Charlie W.

    Make sure and bring cash as they only take cash.

    Charlie Wilson · June 19, 2012
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  • Trevor C.

    They need a line for just beignets so I dont have to wait for someone to pick up 10 coffees

    Trevor Chambers · June 13, 2012
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  • Mary Ann N.

    Biegnets are awesome! Watch out for the big ratatouilles!

    Mary Ann Navarrete · May 18, 2012
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  • Bill B.

    Don't try to clean your own table or the tall man will get on to you.

    Bill Boemanns · April 29, 2012
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  • Chad G.

    Worst service model ever. Long lines and the staff at the pick up window ignore you.

    Chad Gerhardt · April 22, 2012
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  • Rachael W.

    Having Beignet with the girls while the guys have meetings.

    Rachael Whibbs · March 20, 2012
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  • Jen C.

    If you do anything here, skip dinner and stuff your face with beignets.

    Jen C · January 22, 2012
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  • Amy A.

    Dodge the tourists and go to Cafe Beignet on Royal or Bourbon. Alton Brown told me so.

    Amy Arnold · January 3, 2012
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  • Trevonte C.

    $3.99 for really bad cup of coffee. I literally mean the worst coffee in have ever had. This seattle guy knows his coffee! :-(

    Trevonte Carlson · October 26, 2011
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  • Dave G.

    I've been to New Orleans many times & being a tea drinker, I have never stopped here. After many friends begged me to try CdM, I finally gave in... and WOW! Cafe au lait & beignets are outstanding!

    Dave G · October 26, 2011
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  • Phoebe L.

    Can't beat cafe au lait and beignets ...service isn't exactly 4 star but don't let that stop you. Definitely head inside if you don't feel like waiting in line. And DON'T WEAR BLACK! haha

    Phoebe L · October 23, 2011
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  • Lisa H.

    Must see in French Market area

    Lisa Hampton · October 10, 2011
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  • Richard B.

    There is 1+ hour line for the patio. Everyone just gets in line. If you skip the line you can go indoor where it is self-seating.

    Richard Bronosky · October 8, 2011
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  • Ryan S.

    Beignets were disappointing. Not fluffy or fresh.

    Ryan Stephens · August 21, 2011
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