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Jimmy J's Cafe

Jimmy J's Cafe

Breakfast Spot, American Restaurant, and Café · Central Business District
115 Chartres St (btwn Canal St. & Iberville St.), New Orleans, LA 70130, United States
Hours:
Closed until 7:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Wed
    • 7:00 AM–11:00 PM
  • Thu
    • 7:00 AM–Midnight
  • Fri–Sat
    • 24 Hours
  • Sun
    • Midnight–11:00 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
Yes
Menus:
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert, Happy Hour
Drinks:
Beer, Full Bar
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Wi-Fi:
Free
Outdoor Seating:
Yes

Great food, signature cocktails and delicious deserts have made Jimmy J's Café a favorite of locals and tourists alike. Dine In, Take Out and Delivery.

8.5/10

Based on 186 votes

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    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!!!"(4 Tips)
    Kaitlyn P.
    "crab cake eggs Benedict special"(4 Tips)
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  • breakfast food
  • cochon
  • sandwiches
  • bacon bloody marys
  • crab cakes
  • French toast
  • grits
  • brunch food
  • eggs
  • casual
  • lively
  • authentic
  • good service
  • cozy
  • biscuits
  • Angus burgers
  • delivery
  • po' boys
  • pancakes
  • great value
  • Ken B.

    They did a nice job of allowing me to mix and match from the printed and special menus. Crawfish cakes were excellent.

    Ken Bosma · 1 week ago
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  • jenn v.

    Crabcake Benedict was delicious! One of the better egg benedicts I've had in my life

    jenn vo · 2 weeks ago
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  • Sabrina W.

    serve breakfast whole day long with mexican style food.

    Sabrina Wang · December 30, 2015
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  • Chris

    Great spot for breakfast/brunch.

    Chris · December 19, 2015
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  • Greg K.

    Jajay is the bomb. She takes care of her customers. Food out of this world!

    Greg Kukwa · November 17, 2015
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  • Erica S.

    That truffle egg scramble tjough👌😍

    Erica Santiago · November 8, 2015
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  • Jeri C.

    The biscuits and gravy and Monte Cristo were awesome!

    Jeri Chiarizio · October 27, 2015
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  • Elroy K.

    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!

    Elroy Knight · October 10, 2015
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  • Kaitlyn P.

    quirky little place, the crab cake eggs Benedict special was phenomenal

    Kaitlyn Pezik · September 14, 2015
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  • Laura A.

    Best food ... So good!!!

    Laura Aldana · August 22, 2015
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  • 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 😍

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  • Donna B.

    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

    Donna Burnett Beller · August 9, 2015
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  • Trina R.

    The cochon eggs benedict was one of the best I've ever had. The potatoes were perfectly crispy on the outside and fluffy inside.

    Trina Renee · August 7, 2015
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  • Matthew G.

    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.

    Matthew Gordon · July 15, 2015
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  • Jeff S.

    Biscuits and gravy are the best I've ever had! The Cochon Burrito is unique and fantastic as well.

    Jeff Searles · July 8, 2015
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  • Amanda S.

    Eggs Lafitte! The grit cakes are amazing!

    Amanda Scheerbaum · June 9, 2015
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  • Candace W.

    The French Toast with sausage practically melts in your mouth.

    Candace Williams · April 13, 2015
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  • Mario H.

    Favorite breakfast spot in New Orleans!

    Mario Herrero · March 18, 2015
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  • Phil K.

    Go here! And order the eggs lafitte, you won't regret it.

    Phil Katz · January 12, 2015
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  • Brad H.

    Eggs ranchero very good! Great service too:

    Brad Howard · January 4, 2015
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  • Johanna B.

    Swap your side of bread for grits - it's worth it! #tasteslikehomecooking

    Johanna Bergan · January 3, 2015
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  • Nazila M.

    Cute breakfast spot. Love the art and decor. Decent food.

    Nazila Mathari · December 27, 2014
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  • Sherri M.

    Everything!

    Sherri McGee · December 12, 2014
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  • Sherri M.

    Best crab cakes Benedict ever!

    Sherri McGee · December 12, 2014
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  • Sondy B.

    Try the specials! But really you can't go wrong with anything.

    Sondy Bojanic · December 7, 2014
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  • Merle G.

    Best Monte Cristo sandwich ever!

    Merle Giles · November 21, 2014
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  • Darby S.

    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

    Darby Sieben · September 22, 2014
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  • Ashley F.

    Crab cakes are so delish! And the ham & Brie with spiced apples? Ermegerd!!!

    Ashley Fowlkes · September 14, 2014
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  • Maxime H.

    Small but good value, great food and friendly service. Cheap and nice dinner too, angus burger was amazing.

    Maxime Hock · August 11, 2014
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  • Stephanie M.

    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!

    Stephanie McKinnon · July 27, 2014
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  • Chris

    Try the French toast Monty Cristo. Breakfast served all day!

    Chris · June 10, 2014
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  • Chris

    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.

    Chris · June 6, 2014
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  • Susy G.

    Things to get: Eggs benedict, bacon bloody mary, and eggs ranchero. Small place but with lots of characrer. Make reservations during peak times.

    Susy Gonzalez · April 20, 2014
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  • Sarah N.

    Bartender is from wisconsin!! Bacon bloody is dank! Chonchon de lait po-boy yum!!!!!!!

    Sarah Neubauer · March 20, 2014
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  • Katie M.

    Get a mimosa pitcher! They don't chinch on the champagne!!

    Katie McCrink · March 3, 2014
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  • Janie

    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!

    Janie · February 14, 2014
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  • Stephen G.

    The breakfast potatoes were really fantastic.

    Stephen Goldmeier · January 15, 2014
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  • Mark S.

    Bacon bloody Mary... excellent!

    Mark Sultenfuss · January 9, 2014
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  • Laura H.

    Excellent food and wonderful service. Worth the wait every time!!

    Laura H · January 1, 2014
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  • Alex C.

    Great food. Awful service

    Alex Carrick · October 25, 2013
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  • Neel B.

    Great breakfast burrito

    Neel Bhargava · September 30, 2013
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  • Malissa P.

    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!

    Malissa Parrish · August 29, 2013
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  • Kathy L.

    Excellent food at reasonable prices atmosphere is cool.

    Kathy Lechman · June 1, 2013
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  • Josh T.

    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.

    Josh Truax · May 28, 2013
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  • Kaila S.

    Salmon bagel. Don't ask any questions, just get it. You'll never have anything this amazing for breakfast again, trust me.

    Kaila Schleu · April 17, 2013
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  • Robin B.

    Best steak and eggs ever!

    Robin Bristol · April 15, 2013
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  • Carissa R.

    All I can say is...where is my food? Omg this is taking forever!

    Carissa Roberts · February 10, 2013
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  • Brooke L.

    Eggs Tuscan Style with bacon and grits was amazing!

    Brooke LeGros · January 6, 2013
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  • Angela S.

    Great place!! Cozy, nice. Tacos are delicious! Service is great!!

    Angela Stevenson · November 18, 2012
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