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Jimmy J's Cafe

Jimmy J's Cafe

Breakfast Spot, American Restaurant, and Café$$$$
Central Business District, New Orleans
  • Trina R.
    "The cochon eggs benedict was one of the best I've ever had."(3 Tips)
    Social N.
    "Fantastic Bacon Bloody Mary! Awesome!!!! Great food as well."(4 Tips)
    Stephanie M.
    "Awesome Cochon Benedict and French Toast Monte Cristo!!!"(5 Tips)
    Kaitlyn P.
    "crab cake eggs Benedict special"(4 Tips)
73 Tips and reviews
  • breakfast food
  • cochon
  • sandwiches
  • bacon bloody marys
  • crab cakes
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  • Stefan D.
    Stefan D.May 12
    Had the French Toast Monte Cristo. If you're not used to a southern breakfast (like me) this may be not exactly what you have in mind for a good breakfast. Tasted good though.
  • Donna B.
    Donna Burnett BellerAugust 9, 2015
    We had buttermilk pancakes and a western omelet both were scrumptious and our waiter was wonderful. The place was small though and had about a 15 minutes wait to get in but it was Red Dress Run day
  • Darby S.
    Darby SiebenSeptember 22, 2014
    Great spot. Americano breakfast with a wide french toast - can't be beat. If you get Jeff as a server - this guy loves his job, has incredible stories and makes a great breakfast spot exceptional
  • Janie
    JanieFebruary 14, 2014
    We had shrimp grits and seafood stuffed bell peppers. Amazing! Yumbo! The service was excellent. Even the manager came over and visited with us. Small but very friendly and excellent food!
  • Jimmy O.
    Jimmy O'DonnellJanuary 21, 2012
    The staff was incredibly friendly they accommodated my vegetarianism and made me a wonderful sandwich small quaint worth the trip pop in for a quick bite before you hit Bourbon Street.
  • Christopher M.
    Christopher MongApril 10, 2011
    Good food. Large portions. Atmosphere knocked down because of staff complaining about customer orders/requests around posted closing time. Cashier refused separate checks pushing calculator at us.
  • Elroy K.
    Elroy KnightOctober 10, 2015
    Best meal I've had in New Orleans so far! Get the fried oyster and shrim poboy or the 3 little pigs sandwich, they're both dope. Their Oreo pancakes are great too!
  • Matthew G.
    Matthew GordonJuly 15, 2015
    Red beans and rice has a great flavor, but it's pretty salty. Service is basically non-existent, so be aggressive if you want more than one glass of whatever you're drinking.
  • Trina R.
    Trina ReneeAugust 7, 2015
    The cochon eggs benedict was one of the best I've ever had. The potatoes were perfectly crispy on the outside and fluffy inside.
  • Leslie 💁🏻🔪🍸 A.
    If you are in New Orleans this is a must for breakfast, beyond amazing order the Cochan Benedict or the peach French toast 😍
  • Stephanie M.
    Stephanie McKinnonJuly 27, 2014
    Awesome Cochon Benedict and French Toast Monte Cristo!!! The Dining Room is really small so be prepared to wit for a table. But it's definitely worth the wait!
  • Chris
    ChrisJune 6, 2014
    Great place for reasonably priced breakfast (served all day) in the FQ and they deliver. I had the french toast Monty Cristo and it was fantastic.
  • Russ G.
    I had the steak salad. Very light but delicious! Big on breakfast foods. Small place. I think 9 tables. I will go back every time I'm in town.
  • Malissa P.
    Malissa ParrishAugust 29, 2013
    Bacon bloody mary, cucumber mojito, best breakfast ever - croissant with ham & cheddar. Home fries to die for, plus an amazing lunch menu too. EAT HERE!
  • Susy G.
    Susy GonzalezApril 20, 2014
    Things to get: Eggs benedict, bacon bloody mary, and eggs ranchero. Small place but with lots of characrer. Make reservations during peak times.
  • Kaila S.
    Kaila SchleuApril 17, 2013
    Salmon bagel. Don't ask any questions, just get it. You'll never have anything this amazing for breakfast again, trust me.
  • Maxime H.
    Maxime HockAugust 11, 2014
    Small but good value, great food and friendly service. Cheap and nice dinner too, angus burger was amazing.
  • Social N.
    Social News NetworkJune 28, 2012
    Fantastic Bacon Bloody Mary! Awesome!!!! Great food as well. Not too bad on the prices. Perfect place to start before hitting bourbon st!
  • Ken B.
    Ken BosmaJanuary 29
    They did a nice job of allowing me to mix and match from the printed and special menus. Crawfish cakes were excellent.
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    Gambit New OrleansNovember 16, 2012
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  • Josh T.
    Josh TruaxMay 28, 2013
    Pray they don't forget they sat you and then ignore you. Also if they're gonna talk about you, they might wanna use quieter voices.
  • Jeff S.
    Jeff SearlesJuly 8, 2015
    Biscuits and gravy are the best I've ever had! The Cochon Burrito is unique and fantastic as well.
  • Jonathan O.
    Jonathan O'BrienAugust 4, 2011
    Fast service great prices and by far some of the best food in New Orleans! Try it now, thank me later
  • Dan P.
    Dan PSeptember 10, 2012
    Awesome service and food. Best home fries I've ever had! Grab a table outside for a great view. .
  • jenn v.
    jenn voJanuary 20
    Crabcake Benedict was delicious! One of the better egg benedicts I've had in my life
  • Phil K.
    Phil KatzJanuary 12, 2015
    Go here! And order the eggs lafitte, you won't regret it.
  • Candace W.
    Candace WilliamsApril 13, 2015
    The French Toast with sausage practically melts in your mouth.
  • Greg K.
    Greg KukwaNovember 17, 2015
    Jajay is the bomb. She takes care of her customers. Food out of this world!
  • Esteban M.
    Esteban MejiaJuly 28, 2012
    DO NOT EAT HERE! I found two small flies in my water! And service was awful. Took 35 min for our food to be made!
  • Kaitlyn P.
    Kaitlyn PezikSeptember 14, 2015
    quirky little place, the crab cake eggs Benedict special was phenomenal
  • Colby C.
    Colby CJuly 7, 2012
    Not impressed - this place needs Chef Robert Irvine and Restaurant Impossible to pay a serious visit.
  • Angela S.
    Angela StevensonNovember 18, 2012
    Great place!! Cozy, nice. Tacos are delicious! Service is great!!
  • Amanda C.
    Amanda CSeptember 25, 2011
    The grilled chicken sandwich was really good (add pesto) and the lemonade
  • Chris
    ChrisJune 10, 2014
    Try the French toast Monty Cristo. Breakfast served all day!
  • Ashley F.
    Ashley FowlkesSeptember 14, 2014
    Crab cakes are so delish! And the ham & Brie with spiced apples? Ermegerd!!!
  • Nazila M.
    Nazila MathariDecember 27, 2014
    Cute breakfast spot. Love the art and decor. Decent food.
  • Laura H.
    Laura HJanuary 1, 2014
    Excellent food and wonderful service. Worth the wait every time!!
  • Brooke L.
    Brooke LeGrosJanuary 6, 2013
    Eggs Tuscan Style with bacon and grits was amazing!
  • Dave
    DaveJune 25, 2011
    Great ambience. Mushroom & goat cheese omelette was amazing.
  • Jeri C.
    Jeri ChiarizioOctober 27, 2015
    The biscuits and gravy and Monte Cristo were awesome!
  • David M.
    David MorenoMarch 25, 2011
    Love the decor, good coffee and ambience. Slow service though.
  • Brad H.
    Brad HowardJanuary 4, 2015
    Eggs ranchero very good! Great service too:
  • Kathy L.
    Kathy LechmanJune 1, 2013
    Excellent food at reasonable prices atmosphere is cool.
  • Katie M.
    Katie McCrinkMarch 3, 2014
    Get a mimosa pitcher! They don't chinch on the champagne!!
  • Marisa M.
    Marisa Moran3 weeks ago
    Super tiny not worth the hour wait but it is good.
  • Sarah N.
    Sarah NeubauerMarch 20, 2014
    Bartender is from wisconsin!! Bacon bloody is dank! Chonchon de lait po-boy yum!!!!!!!
  • Rodrigo P.
    Rodrigo PereiraFebruary 11, 2012
    John is the only good person here ! Don't come after 12:00 cold food might come in your way
  • Amanda S.
    Amanda ScheerbaumJune 9, 2015
    Eggs Lafitte! The grit cakes are amazing!
  • Bruna
    BrunaFebruary 11, 2012
    Really like the decoration style. Nice guy and good food!
  • Haley S.
    Haley StewartMay 11, 2012
    The French toast Monte Cristo is to die for!!!
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