We hope that you all will be learning quite a bit about the best places to eat breakfast in New Orleans over the next few minutes. Whether you need to rush out the door right now or are planning for tomorrow morning we think we can give you an assist.
There really is no better way for us to get the ball rolling than by listing the best all-around brunch and breakfast restaurants in New Orleans. Eggs, omelets, waffles, pancakes, cinnamon rolls, sandwiches, wraps, bacon, sausage, and plenty of other delicious meals can be had somewhere around town.
Healthy options for vegan and vegetarian breakfast in your area will be up next. Heading to a donut and bagel shop or bakery early in the morning to get them when they are hot and fresh out of the oven is a solid idea.
Local cafes to get your coffee and additional healthy options like smoothies and juice bars deserve a shout out. We will get you out of here with a list of the best all day breakfast spots near you to enjoy one of these meals whenever you feel like it, and we will always try to point out any brunch buffets that are available when we can.
Expect to find a map towards the end to help you find the closest spot, and we welcome you all to look through all of our Southeast breakfast blogs right there if you want.
Best Breakfast & Brunch Restaurants In New Orleans
The best New Orleans breakfast and brunch restaurants are where to go when you want to eat great bacon, eggs, waffles, pancakes, omelets, or any early morning delicacy:
- Bearcat Cafe Uptown at 2521 Jena St
- Who Dat Coffee Café at 2401 Burgundy St
- Jimmy J’s Café at 115 Chartres St
- Fullblast Brunch at 139 S Cortez St
- Café Fleur De Lis at 307 Chartres St
Bearcat Cafe Uptown serves comfort foods for breakfast, artisanal coffees, and bottled teas from 8am to 3pm Tuesday through Sunday. Local cajun breakfast dishes and espresso drinks are available at Who Dat daily from 7am to 2pm except Wednesdays and Thursdays when they are closed. Jimmy J’s is open from 7am to 2pm daily excluding Wednesdays and prepares hearty breakfast fare and sandwiches.
Fullblast serves a variety of festive brunch menus and opens at 8am. Café Fleur De Lis offers delectable breakfasts in your area starting early at 7am.
Vegan & Vegetarian Breakfasts
Healthy vegan or vegetarian breakfast spots are more popular than ever and some of the best in town are:
- I-tal Garden at 810 N Claiborne Ave
- Kindred at 7537 Maple St
- The Daily Beet at 1000 Girod St
- Meals From The Heart Café at 1100 N Peters St #13
- Breads On Oak at 8640 Oak St #A
- Beercat Café at 2521 Jena St
- Satsuma Café at 3218 Dauphine St
I-tal Garden serves vegetarian pancakes and homecooked dishes from 10am to 7pm Friday through Sunday. A variety of vegan fare including salads, sandwiches, sides, and many more is available at Kindred. The Daily Beet offers plant based juices, smoothies, grain bowls, and French toast every day from 8am to 8pm.
Meals From The Heart prepares pancakes, salads, gumbos, crab cakes, and more with vegetarian and gluten free options. Breads On Oak makes organic bread, coffee, beer, and wine as well as local vegan breakfast and lunch daily from 7:30am to 3pm.
Beercat Café only serves high quality fresh breakfast and lunch options as well as a variety of vegetarian, vegan, paleo, and gluten free options Tuesday through Sunday from 8am to 3pm.
Satsuma Café is open every day from 8am to 3pm serving freshly made juices as well as breakfast and lunch made with high quality and locally grown organic ingredients.
Donuts Shops In New Orleans
Make a quick stop at a local donut shop if you are running late:
- District Donuts Sliders Brew at 2209 Magazine St
- Blue Dot Donuts at 4301 Canal St
- The Donut Bakery at 6701 Tara Ln
- Southshore Donuts & Restaurant at 7929 Downman Rd
Bagel Shops Near You
Enjoy some great bagels and maybe even a breakfast sandwich at:
Both Laurel Street Bakery and Treme Coffeehouse from some different lists make some of the best bagels near you too.
From Danishes to cinnamon rolls to quiche these bakeries should have you covered:
- Laurel Street Bakery at 2701 S Broad St
- La Boulangerie at 4600 Magazine St #1518
- Maple Street Patisserie at 7638 Maple St #A
- Levee Baking Co at 3138 Magazine St #D
- Croissant D’Or Patisserie at 617 Ursulines Ave
Laurel Street Bakery offers breakfast, bagels, sandwiches, sweet treats, and coffee. Tasty pastries, breads, king cakes, and sandwiches are available at La Boulangerie. Maple Street Patisserie specializes in rustic European breads, cakes, and other baked goods.
Levee Baking provides selections of handcrafted pastries and breads. Croissant D’Or serves homemade sweets, light lunch fare, and espresso based drinks.
Cafes In Your Area
Jump start your day with that boost of caffeine we all need at one of these cafes:
- Envie Espresso Bar & Café at 1241 Decatur St
- Backatown Coffee Parlour at 301 Basin St #1
- Hivolt at 1829 Sophie Wright Pl
- Treme Coffeehouse at 1501 St Philip St
- Mammoth Espresso at 821 Baronne St
- Café Du Monde at 800 Decatur St
Envie serves quality coffee, pastries, and breakfast menus and has sidewalk seating and a full bar. Backatown Coffee Parlour offers freshly brewed espresso drinks, teas, and appetizing sandwiches. Hivolt prepares gourmet coffees, sandwiches, and breakfasts with vegan options.
Treme Coffeehouse sells delectable espresso beverages and many other tasty treats. Mammoth also makes one of the finest espressos, tea drinks, and numerous baked items.
Café Du Monde is known worldwide for their beignets but we bet many of you already know that.
Smoothies & Juice Bars
Usually these smoothie and juice bars will also have some quick and easy healthy meals:
- The Green Fork at 1400 Prytania St
- The Big Squeezy at 303 St Charles Ave #A
- The Antidote Juice at 734 Union St #100
- Main Squeeze Juice Co at 820 Carondelet St
- Botanicals at 3726 St Claude Ave
Don’t forget about the smoothies at The Daily Beet from our best vegan and vegetarian breakfasts in New Orleans list.
All Day Breakfast Restaurants
Bacon and eggs are always delish and these all day breakfast restaurants in New Orleans will serve them whenever you are ready:
Stanley serves sandwiches, homemade ice creams, milkshakes, and local breakfast all day from 7am to 7pm. Horn’s Eatery prepares hearty breakfast from 8am to 2pm Thursday through Monday and has available sidewalk seating. Numerous selections of all day breakfast items near you are available at French Toast from 8am to 3pm.
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Enjoy Your Breakfast In New Orleans
All of those local breakfast spots to get your eggs, omelets, bacon, pancakes, or waffles as well as buffets, healthy vegetarian and vegan options, donut and bagel shops near you, cafes, smoothie and juice bars, and all day restaurants in your area are ready whenever you are.
It would be great if you could let us know if we got anything incorrect in the comments, and feel free to share any early morning meal tips for this town that you may have as well. Now go have fun enjoying your breakfast in New Orleans.