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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” (95 reviews)
“monte cristo” (37 reviews)
“eggs ranchero” (17 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Cafe, Cajun & Creole, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
115 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2311
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Reviewed yesterday

Only had breakfast here, and everything that I ordered was well prepared and presented well. It was very convenient as it was just around the corner from our hotel. If you weren't in the door by 7:15am, you had to wait for a table. That...More

Thank Lee H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have eaten here several times in the past. We even added a day in New Orleans to our most recent trip just to eat here as it is my daughter's favorite restaurant. Thank goodness her shrimp and oyster PO-boy was good. I ordered the...More

Thank BEAM4
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went here for breakfast and we were warmly welcomed and were served beautiful food. I couldn't recommend this cafe high enough.

Thank Declan H
Reviewed 6 days ago

I know they start the day with a all day breakfast but we went there for Lunch. Wife had the Grilled Eggplant Sandwich & I tired the Jimmy J's Trio which consists of Chicken & Andouille Gumbo, Shimp & Crawfish Etouftec and Red Beans &...More

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for breakfast from a recommendation by a great tour guide ...Libby..from Lucky Bean tours. She was right on the mark....good food and funky interior ! Went with a friend whose name is Jim Jackson, but couldn't finagle a discount ! Where else can...More

Thank Dundee28
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cute little place great food staff really nice we order our food to go since our hotel was right across the street the French toast and angus burger was amazing I tried there gumbo it was just ok there is always a one here tells...More

Thank vangelynn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got to the restaurant a little after 2pm and it was almost empty, which was fine by us. We were happy to miss the lunchtime rush. The place is small but colorfully decorated, with a great atmosphere. From their all day breakfast I had...More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thought from our research that it would be a very quick meal but we did not have that experience. First, we waited outside for 15 minutes for our table. Once we were seated they took around 40 minutes to bring us our food, when...More

Thank Jan S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Read some good reviews and it was close by so I thought my wife and I would try it! It was a small little restaurant but great decor and a cozy feel to it! They serve Monte Cristo sandwiches so I was definitely down for...More

Thank Caljeff
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome lunch, the kids loved it. Just sort of walked in because it was around the corner but the next day we walked by after breakfast and noticed the line out the door. Great drinks and quick service.

Thank Erica P
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15 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, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail
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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