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Jimmy J's Cafe

115 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2311
+1 504-309-9360
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“monte cristo” (41 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Cajun & Creole, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
115 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2311
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Space inside is tight, but that’s what makes it so unique! Great food, service was also great. My husband said hands down best bacon he’s had, it was smoky crispy and cooked perfectly. All the food at the table was devoured. If you’re in the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Tanya D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and great service! Very small restaurant and there may be a wait if you go at peak times. Don’t let the wait deter you though, they do a nice job of turning over tables quickly without rushing you! The employees were very happy,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank FalconsNest12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very unique place in French Quarter. I this food is OK, nothing spectacular if you are familiar with NOLA. Service could be better, but this is true to all NOLA FQ places.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank dmitrys351
Jimmy_Js_Cafe, Public Relations Manager at Jimmy J's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review! Yes, we agree about the peppermint mimosa!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Place we were originally going was closed. We lucked up and found this amazingly funky place. Portions were huge !!! Come hungry and thirsty !!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jethro1268
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky to be seated with no wait. Limited number of tables so this small restaurant fills up quickly. Great coffee. My breakfast burrito was very fresh and a large size. My wife enjoyed her standard bacon, eggs and biscuit. The service was friendly...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bullfrog270
Jimmy_Js_Cafe, Public Relations Manager at Jimmy J's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very small place, only a handful of tables. But quick, easy and great breakfast! I am not prepared to say anything one thing just knocked our socks off, but everything was really good and they pretty wide selection of items. I recommend it especially if...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank GrahamTrucks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this place a short walk from our hotel. It's small and quite quirky and has great food & service. We had breakfast - smoked salmon bagel and a ham & cheese croissant with egg, both served with home fries plus coffee with refills. Portions...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank TheMightyRams
Jimmy_Js_Cafe, Public Relations Manager at Jimmy J's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the kind words! Glad you enjoyed your meal!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If there’s a line out front, it has to be good, right? Exactly! Fun, funky breakfast spot. Had the Truffle Omelette on a croissant- excellent! Small place, but they turn over quickly without sacrificing quality. The coffee is great as well

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank davidrO5401VS
Reviewed 8 November 2018

The first day we arrived in New Orleans, we went to eat here, but there was a long line. We didn't want to wait, so we ate elsewhere. We found out the line is not uncommon, as every day we passed by and saw it.....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Neefly
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

The food is cooked in the back and it takes a long time to get something as simple as a poboy, but it’s well worth the wait. Just FYI, a dive in New Orleans is on a whole different level than in other cities.

Date of visit: November 2018
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16 September 2016|
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Response from Pvrlady63 | Reviewed this property |
Very few gluten free offerings. Sorry, no gluten free fries
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2311
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-309-9360
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N'awlins' Funkiest Lil' Cafe, Jimmy J's serves breakfast all day, soup, salad, sandwiches, po'boys, hot plates and burgers. Signature dishes such as the Eggs Tuscan Style, French Toast Monte Cristo, and the Chicken & Andouille Gumbo are just some of the delicious reasons to visit one of the best cafe's in New Orleans. Open 7 days a week from 7 am - 3 pm. Delivery available.
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