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Buttermilk Drop Bakery and Cafe

1781 N Dorgenois St, New Orleans, LA 70119-2444
+1 504-252-4538
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  • Very good14%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
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“rice” (3 reviews)
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1781 N Dorgenois St, New Orleans, LA 70119-2444
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You know the saying; you can't judge a book by the cover. Same here. The breakfast rice is full of flavor and meat. Scrambled eggs are fluffy and good. Donuts are sweet and worth indulging in. And the price is right! Seek out Buttermilk Drop...More

Thank bill m
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

They make some of the best donuts my husband and I have ever had! My husband had the breakfast rice which was also fabulous! We plan to make this a regular stop whenever we visit NOLA!

Thank Suzanne G
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food with large portions. Good prices. Mini king cake, shrimp and hash, shrimp and grits, apple fritter were all delicious. Nice friendly staff.

Thank misty f
Reviewed 26 January 2017

This hole in the wall place is a must! We were very unsure from the looks of the outside, but the buttermilk drops were the best donut I've had!

Thank loriicenhour
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Every review raves about the donuts. I'm not supposed to eat donuts, and I followed the rules this time, but I did order a ham and cheese omelet. It was the best ever. There are only two tables for sit-down eating so I ate in...More

Thank CoachBChicago
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Two friends and I went here on a Sunday afternoon to get some buttermilk drops. It’s a typical New Orleans inner city bakery located on N. Dorgenois (DER-zhen-wah’) Street. I just found out that there’s a second location, but I’ve never been there before. The...More

Thank bayou babe
Reviewed 12 July 2016

This is a little outside of downtown/The French Quarter, so I planned a morning run to get to it. It was well worth the run, and I saw a part of New Orleans I hadn't visited before. The woman at the counter was very friendly...More

Thank CDNabroad28
Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

I thought it's a joke, the donut- sandwich, but it's real! It was so very, very good that I went to have it again the next day, and the day after. Yes it's not a fancy or cool place but it's worth going there any...More

Thank managementboy
Reviewed 20 April 2016

The doughnuts, croissants and food was incredible. We found this quite by accident on the second day we were in New Orleans. Needless to say, this became our number one spot for breakfast. Fast service and great food.

Thank patty993
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Yummy round frosted large donut holes! Different flavors. Somewhat pricey. Fresh and flavorful. Not to be missed.

Thank Peach58731
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Breakfast, Brunch
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6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1781 N Dorgenois St, New Orleans, LA 70119-2444
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans
  • Phone Number: +1 504-252-4538
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