Cafe du Monde

 
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No one does it better!
Cafe du Monde has been serving up cafe-au-lait and beignets here since 1862. Cafe du Monde is truly a New Orleans original, so set it high on the list of things to see. Just be sure to grab plenty of napkins, you have been warned!

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    • mrgremore
      mrgremore 1 month ago
      Loves it

      Expect long lines but it's worth the wait!

    • chuckmm
      chuckmm 6 months ago
      Loves it

      Classic NOLA experience
      A bit touristy but a must for beignet's and café au lait! Historic in it's own way.

    • SilverV
      SilverV Over a year ago
      Loves it

      YUMMY!
      Ok, if you've been to New Orleans, you already know about Cafe Du Monde. If you haven't, you will next time you get to New Orleans. It's an institute of the French Quarter. The menu is simple - 3 beignets to a plate (cheap and freshly made). Most people get the Cafe' Au Lait. Other drinks are available also. That's it. But that's all you need. I remember we had an hour or so before we had to leave (bummed of course) and we thought, he let's go get some beignets - it brought one last smile on our face before we left. Can't wait to return.

    • decadentguy
      decadentguy Over a year ago
      Loves it

      This is a must. Everyone must try this place it is awesome.The line is usually long but it moves fast. Worth the wait

    • jocaribou
      jocaribou Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Beignets et Café au lait!
      During my five days in NO, I have been there at least 4 times. The best was to take out some beignets and eat them sitted on Jackson Square!

    • Tweetybird
      Tweetybird Over a year ago
      Loves it

      One of the three "Must-Do's" in New Orleans
      The whole world comes here (maybe that's why it's called Café of the World in French). Dating from the Civil War era (1862), this institution is still going strong. Every visitor is told he MUST try the beignets (French doughnuts) and café au lait at this coffee house, located across from Jackson Square. (The other 2 "must-do's" are riding the St. Charles Ave. Streetcar in the American Sector, and walking down rowdy and lewd Bourbon Street-- and exploring the French Quarter, of course.)