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Le Croissant d'Or

617 Ursulines Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116-3203
+1 504-524-4663
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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French, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
617 Ursulines Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116-3203
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been reading reviews on this place for years and on this trip I made it a priority to start our day here. My nephews and I drove about 2 hours from Mobile, AL and arrived in the French Quarter around 10 am on Thursday...More

1  Thank Melanie N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Traditional French pastry and coffee of the port city! Memories for special occasions happen when you start your day here. Food, ambiance, people, this is where you go for a pastry when in New Orleans. I used to eat here as a child, the beauty...More

Thank th3eemeasures
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was convenient that this place was across the street from our hotel. But more than convenient, it was delicious! I loved their cafe at lait. The selection of pastries was large. There were several flavors of croissants as well as quiches, danishes, French pastries,...More

1  Thank wundrwomynn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Second time I have been here and both times felt cold and unwelcoming. This time had pate in a baguette which was OK.

Thank JanT999
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This shop is off the usual tourist routes, but still firmly in the French Quarter. One of its entrances still has the old "Ladies Entrance" mosaic in the pavement. The staff were friendly, the pastries and quiches we tried were excellent. Even the lemonade was...More

1  Thank Cara S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found out this was a bit of a secret and came here for breakfast one morning. They make all pastries fresh every day. They were really super. Only detraction was that the staff was not very friendly. Really unhelpful. We wanted chocolate croissants and...More

1  Thank onyxsage
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

This little shop has wonderful pastries that you can smell from the street. It also has history as it used to have separate entrances based on gender - you can see the ladies entrance in the picture. We did take out and enjoyed our cafe...More

Thank lionlooksright
Reviewed 11 May 2017

I stopped in for a ham & cheese croissant and a cup of coffee. They have lovely quiches and pastries and beautiful bread as well. The coffee was excellent and the croissant tasty - not quite like Paris, but very good. The counter is a...More

Thank fishfry45
Reviewed 9 May 2017

we love Le Croissant d'Or. we visit every time we come to new Orleans. it is a must stop for us. I can't begin to tell you how amazing everything they have it. from breakfast to lunch you won't be disappointed.

1  Thank latechgirl13
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Way overrated... not sure why locals feel this spot is so great. Cafe Mocha was like nestles quick; croissants while fresh were nothing special; eggs never came after two requests. Place was only 1/3 full so it couldn't have been they were too busy. Pass......More

Thank Greg S
French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living
lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
of call for folks in search of a good time and a great
story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
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Do they serve alternative milks, like soy, almond or rice milk?
21 November 2016|
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Response from CinBtown | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I only had black coffee; it is wonderful in New Orleans.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 617 Ursulines Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116-3203
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-524-4663
  • E-mail
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