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Jimmy J's Cafe

115 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2311
+1 504-309-9360
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“french toast” (106 reviews)
“monte cristo” (40 reviews)
“eggs ranchero” (19 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
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 1 week ago via mobile

I read about Jimmy I’d on Pinterest. It recommended the French Toast Monte Crisco. This place is a small and cute. I ordered the French toast monte Crisco. It’s a big portion so I could only eat half. The whole meal was on the sweeter...More

Thank Jamie C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hands down the best burger I've eaten in years! Walking in, you experience a quiant and happy atmosphere. The staff are so friendly and the music playing is that nice classic soul, rnb, and soft rock. I'll definitely make another hour trip just for the...More

Thank Alexander M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was really good but just 20 minutes after sitting on our table the waitress started to rush us in order to make us leave. We didn’t leave a tip and just after exiting the establishment the waitress threw a bucket of ice near...More

Thank Pedrovf17
Jimmy_Js_Cafe, General Manager at Jimmy J's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

This is not the way we do business and are very sorry this was your experience. Please accept our apologies.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommended by our Hotel Concierge. Authentic, local breakfast fare. Expect to wait a bit for a table during peak hours as it’s small. All the egg dishes were excellent. The monkey bread was tasty. The service was good. Quaint.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I were visiting New Orleans. We were looking for a place to eat breakfast and were referred here by the hotel concierge at the J W Marriott. It was just a block away. The restaurant is very small. The staff is very...More

Thank Wayne K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here on a quiet morning. Crab cake egg Benedict is delicious! Probably one of the best breakfasts I’ve had. Quick service, clean. Will definitely be back

Thank Claudia H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this little place..funky vibe, great service, superb breakfast fare (extensive menu) with specials each day. Go early..it fills up...and you won't be disappointed. There are so many interesting choices on the menu that it will tempt you, as it did me, to visit often....More

Thank chuckiek
Reviewed 1 week ago

On any weekend in New Orleans, heading out to breakfast before 10am is a good idea! At a tiny restaurant with only eight tables, the earlier the better. We arrived at 10:05 and waited on the sidewalk for over an hour. BUT...the wait was worth...More

Thank jbarnett8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Jimmy J is next door to the Quarter House. They have a great breakfast sandwich poboy. The shrimp and grits is good but could use a little darker roux.

Thank David E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the biscuits and gravy and delicious bloody mary! The service was fast and friendly. The location is great especially if you are staying at the Marriott on Canal!

Thank katrob
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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, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 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 - 11 pm. Delivery available.
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