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Joie de Vivre

107 N Main St, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517-5033
+1 337-442-6354
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“biscuits” (8 reviews)
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107 N Main St, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517-5033
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Reviewed March 4, 2014

Joie de Vivre is my favorite place in Breaux Bridge. A nice place to sit and enjoy some peace and quiet while having a cup of cafe au lait. The mochas are divine too. Joie hosts a Cajun jam session every Saturday from 11 to...More

4  Thank linfin11
Reviewed January 19, 2014

What a great way to start my Saturday. The musicians were amazing, sharing their talent with each other and this of us who just "play the radio". All ages and faces…it was a lovely morning!

1  Thank Finley S
Reviewed January 11, 2014

A very atmospheric place where rather informal band performs regularly - the band is a very loose informal group of musicians who just seem to turn up at random and play just for the joy of it. Food and drink are good, but take secod...More

2  Thank michael a
Reviewed November 30, 2013

After a strenuous morning of dancing to amazing Zydeco music at Cafe des Amis, I wandered over to Joie de Vivre for a lite lunch before an afternoon of kayaking on BEAUTIFUL Bayou Teche. Much to my surprise, there was a 25 person Cajun music...More

2  Thank B A
Reviewed November 28, 2013

Drove from Texas-Alabama and took a chance stopping here for coffee. Lovely interiors, very cozy. Loved the cornbread and veggie chili, the latte, and most of all the charming hostess/owner.

2  Thank HowardMedina
Reviewed November 19, 2013

We stumbled upon this cafe for lunch after an awesome Cajun country swamp tour . There was a small menu of the day but it was freshly cooked and very tasty. We had very good chowder and salad at very reasonable prices and really enjoyed...More

Thank VariD
Reviewed November 15, 2013

Can't say that I was expecting this great vegetarian restaurant in crawfish country. The soup was great and not cream based. The salad was fresh, but the biggest delight was the homemade rootbeer. Save room for one of there coffee beverages

Thank deacondawn
Reviewed October 30, 2013

Lovely arty style cafe. Simple fresh food, salads and sandwiches, all vegetarian. Serves coffee in the mornings and lunches. Like eating in the home of an eccentric friend.

Thank Laraine B
Reviewed August 3, 2013

Six of us stopped here on a Sunday afternoon as it was very close to Au Bayou Teche Bed and Breakfast where we were all staying. This is a large coffee shop with lots of tables and chairs. They offer a large selection of hot...More

Thank WorldTravelers34
Reviewed June 10, 2013

If you like great home-made food, pastries and gourmet coffees with a friendly atmosphere, this is the place. Although it is relatively new, It was quickly become a hangout for the locals. The owner/chef creates the most amazing lunches (that happen to be vegetarian). I...More

1  Thank HanksDad
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$18
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 N Main St, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517-5033
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Breaux Bridge
  • Phone Number: +1 337-442-6354
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Joie de Vivre is an eclectic cafe featuring local art, music and food. JDV provides a clean, relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Features local musicians and weekend jam sessions. Specialty coffee and espresso meets great food and fun.
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