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Best cafes in New Orleans

Gift Shop
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“Traditional coffee shops that serves beignets, which are just square French-style doughnuts.”
  • 284 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“In the By-Water, funky, hip inspired New Orleans food. Good breakfasts and brunch, but good anytime.”
  • 199 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Satsuma Cafe hones a hipster vibe in the Bywater neighborhood. The vegan curry scramble with roasted sweet potato, kale, and cauliflower flavor blends are spot on. Mexican tacos and fluffy blueberry pancakes are hometown and out of town favorites. ”
  • 212 locals recommend
Café
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“Bakery and breakfast/lunch place that makes delicious pastries, breads, and cupcakes Solid breakfast menu, including great breakfast sandwiches”
  • 163 locals recommend
Donut Shop
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“Donuts and mini sandwiches and coffee. The 'croquenut' is a grilled donut sandwich. Many approve this innovation. ”
  • 126 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Screw Cafe Du Monde! Ride bikes up Esplanade and soak in the beautiful City Park while having coffee & beignets here! Don't miss the free sculpture garden across the street!”
  • 159 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Best breakfast spot in the city. Shrimp and Grits or Bannana's Foster French Toast are KILLER ”
  • 114 locals recommend
Café
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“Pagoda is a favorite spot in the neighborhood, with delicious beverages and pastries. They're well-known for their breakfast offerings and a casual, peaceful ambiance. Indoor seating is minimal, but the outdoor space is ideal. Particularly when you can find some shade!”
  • 131 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Want a quiet place to write, read, study and sip a cup of coffee or tea. Fair Grinds Coffeehouse is very close - just 3 mins away! It has lots of personality :) ”
  • 123 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“Sneaky Pickle is in the Bywater neighborhood and has a hidden wine bar in its backyard, open weekends till midnight. They nail sweet savory beat dishes and offer one of the few tempeh reuben sandwiches in the city. I recommend any flatbread sandwich they dream up.”
  • 100 locals recommend
Bakery
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“An amazing French bakery within walking distance - great for grabbing pastries and coffee, but also has delicious sandwiches for lunch”
  • 92 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Hang out on the Avenue with local coffee brewed plain or fancy, hot or cold or frozen. Breakfast bites as well.”
  • 78 locals recommend
Dessert Shop
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“Sucré has the most delicious homemade gelato, chocolates and dazzling cakes! Fabulous!”
  • 77 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Stop in for coffee and a quick breakfast. Very good breakfast - I recommend the Good Morning Vietnam! or French Connection.”
  • 79 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Who Dat Coffee Cafe is a Marigny neighborhood staple. They have an excellent staff and accessible owners. They have a wide coffee section, delicious corn cakes, vegan, vegetarian, and meat lovers' options. I'm a fan of the two top, tiny table on the steps for people watching.”
  • 75 locals recommend
Cajun / Creole Restaurant
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“VERY popular choice for Creole cooking! Very close to house. Recommended by ALL!”
  • 53 locals recommend