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Cafe Du Monde French Market

Iconic New Orleans coffee shop famous for beignets and chicory coffee, open 24/7 in the French Quarter.

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What’s a trip to New Orleans without sampling some of those famous beignets? Make your way over to the open-air Café du Monde and find a table where you can dig into this sweet French-inspired fried dough. This place will be swarmed in a matter of hours—usually around this time, however, there is little to no wait, so snag a seat while you can! Tip: Don’t wear black here as you’ll get powdered sugar all over! Order your beignets ($3) with a side of chicory coffee ($4). Cash only.

theblondeabroad 4 years ago

This is the best-known location for Beignets among both locals and tourist. It is one of my favorite places personally due to its open-air concept and amazing beignets and chicory coffee. I have been back numerous times over the years, and it is always the same as I left it! There is no need to fix perfection. Don't forget to grab some of its beignet mix for sale so you can take a taste of Nola home. Feel free to stop by anytime, they are open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day!

ls 2 years ago

Café Du Monde in the French Market is an iconic New Orleans institution famed for its beignets and chicory-laced coffee, offering a quintessential Crescent City experience that's perfect for Instagram devotees. Visitors from around the world flock here to snap photos with the café's signature green and white striped awning, powdered sugar-dusted pastries, and lively street performances in the background. The vibrant atmosphere, combined with the timeless charm of this open-air venue, makes it a must-visit spot for any Instagrammer looking to capture the soul of New Orleans.

seeker 3 months ago

Café Du Monde, a historic staple of the French Quarter, is famed for its aromatic chicory coffee and freshly fried beignets dusted with powdered sugar. This open-air café buzzes with both locals and tourists at all hours, offering a taste of New Orleans tradition right alongside the bustling French Market. Visitors to the neighborhood shouldn't miss the chance to sit in the shade of the green and white awning and watch street performers as they enjoy these iconic New Orleans treats.

seeker 3 months ago

Beignets: There is a contested debate in New Orleans over the best beignet. Some side with Cafe Beignet, but my personal favorite will always be Cafe DuMonde. At times the line can span an entire city block due to their notoriety. My advice: get there early, take your order of beignets and chicory coffee to go, and enjoy the sweet, pillowy donuts on the riverwalk.

kaylee 2 years ago

Cafe Du Monde may be popular and frequented but that hasn’t diminished the quality. The beignets are great, but the frozen coffees are out of this world - seriously, they’re so good that I bought one one morning and another to leave in my hotel mini fridge for later.

jasmineagbhow 2 years ago

Open since 1862, Famous for their Coffee and Beignets. If you don't come to Café Du Monde you did not come to New Orleans...

hiusa 2 years ago

Cafe Du Monde is THE place in NOLA for beignets and chicory coffee — it’s open 24 hours day/7 days a week!

theblondeabroad 4 years ago

Pro-tip - hold your breathe when you take a bite of your beignets.

damck26 2 years ago

Absolute must-go, don't you think?

chiefseeker 2 years ago

Beignets are a requirement.

mustangdmv 2 years ago

No explanation needed. :)

tarahchieffi 2 years ago

ugh ❤️

leah 2 years ago


hi_candice 2 years ago

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