16:30 September 22, 2015
By: Staff

Another Broken Egg Cafe

Another Broken Egg Café offers some of the freshest, most creative dishes in the city. Start your day satisfied with handmade biscuit beignets, signature omelettes, six selections of eggs Benedict and more. Established in 1996 in Old Mandeville, there are now 34 locations across the Southeast. Multiple Locations 301-2771 

Biscuits & Buns

Biscuits & Buns on Banks has been a darling spot for breakfast and lunch in Mid-City since they opened in 2013. Nibble on complimentary biscuits and pecan butter before diving into one of their big plates, like fried andouille sausage hash cakes or chicken and waffles. 4337 Banks St. 273-4600 


Bombay Club is home to the biggest selection of martinis in New Orleans. Located in the French Quarter, their menu is experimental, with flavors from British and Cajun fare. Scotch eggs are served with boudin and collard greens. Stop by any night of the week for live music.  830 Conti St. 577-2237 

Amelie Cafe

Café Amelie is a popular gem tucked away from the chaos of the French Quarter. The lush historic courtyard sets the tone for a charming dining experience al fresco. Be sure to start off with shrimp and grits or the Amelie oysters. 912 Royal St. 412-8965

Café Navarre is a laid-back neighborhood joint that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner near City Park. Customers rave about the Cuban po-boy and eggs cochon. Offering one of the best brunch plates in town, it’s the perfect place to grab a quick bite to eat. 800 Navarre Ave. 483-8828


Carmo is a tropical café in the CBD that provides vegans, vegetarians and omnivores with healthy and affordable dishes. Their menu is influenced by the cuisines of the Caribbean, Southeast Asia and beyond. The Peruvian ceviche is a daily catch of local squid, red onion and corn marinated in lime juice. 527 Julia St. 875-4131

EAT is one of the only places in the French Quarter that doesn’t serve alcohol. Luckily, their BYOB policy allows for champagne and mimosas. EAT integrates Louisiana culture by creating versions of traditional Southern dishes with farm-fresh ingredients, including local seafood and seasonal produce. 900 Dumaine St. 522-7222

Jimmy J's Cafe

Jimmy J’s Café is a funky little café with a big selection of breakfast and lunch options. Get a buzz with a Bloody Mary while enjoying a shrimp and oyster po-boy or crab cake Benedict. Dine in or take out, and delivery is available downtown. 115 Chartres St. 309-9360

Lakeview Brew

Lakeview Brew is a cozy neighborhood café serving homemade pastries and desserts, fresh fruit and breakfast alongside mugs of gourmet coffee and tea. The Breakfast Brew-ito comes stuffed with scrambled eggs, grilled onions, bell peppers, and bacon, ham or sausage in your choice of tortilla. 5606 Canal Blvd 483-7001

Maple St. Patisserie

Maple Street Patisserie hopes to bring back the rustic simplicity of European baking with their wonderful bakery. They offer various desserts including cakes, cupcakes, brownies and bear claws. The bakery also has a great selection of breads, sandwiches and muffins. Their classic craft will have you coming back for more. 7638 Maple St. - (504) 304-1526 -

Morning Call

Morning Call has been serving café au lait and beignets since 1870. Originally located in the French Quarter, it prospered for over 100 years before moving to City Park in 1974. Be sure to bring some loose change, as it’s cash only. 56 Dreyfous Dr. 300-1157

Riccobono’s Panole Street Café is the quintessential New Orleans neighborhood spot for breakfast or lunch. Located uptown near Tulane, they offer classic dishes including eggs Benedict and a variety of omelets. Stop by on a weekday for their hot plate lunch specials. 7801 Panola St. 314-1810 


Vacherie is the home of authentic Cajun food. Located in Hotel St. Marie and steps from Bourbon Street, they serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. Try the Vacherie sampler with gumbo, etouffee, fried green tomatoes and collard greens with smoked pork belly. 827 Toulouse St. 207-4532

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