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Cafe Du Monde menu?

cruisingmickey May 7, 2012 09:12 AM


Have been scouring the Internet for Cafe du Monde's menu. Does anyone know of a link or a point in the right direction? Looking for a place in NOLA with really good beignet's and take a look at their menu.


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    Hungry Celeste May 7, 2012 09:24 AM

    Are you serious? The CduM menu is so short, it is printed on the side of the napkin holders. You can have beignets, coffee, frozen cafe au lait, OJ, milk....

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    1. re: Hungry Celeste
      chocolatetartguy May 15, 2012 07:31 PM

      It's been a while, but I thought you could have coffee with or without chicory?

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      bronwen May 7, 2012 09:55 AM

      There is no menu, just beignets and coffee

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      1. re: bronwen
        Mr Taster May 7, 2012 09:57 AM

        ...and frozen cafe au lait, OJ, and milk :)

        Having said that, try Cafe Beignet. Much less touristy (though still touristy) but the beignets we had there were an order of magnitude better and fresher than what we got at Cafe du Monde.


        Mr Taster

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          culinas May 7, 2012 10:02 AM

          And chocolate milk. And hot chocolate. And t-shirts and mugs and beignet mix, if those count since they're on the "menu."

          But yeah, that's it.

          1. re: culinas
            Bill Hunt May 7, 2012 07:52 PM

            You beat me "to the punch."

            Still, so short that it does fit on the side of the napkin holders.


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              culinas May 7, 2012 11:24 PM

              Ah, I lied! I've got a friend in the Navy, and I remember him enlightening me to this fact.
              There is indeed a Cafe du Monde with a menu:

              But of course ours remain as stated above.

          2. re: Mr Taster
            jujuthomas May 29, 2012 11:41 AM

            +1 on Cafe Beignet!

        2. texasredtop May 8, 2012 05:19 AM

          Their frozen coffee is delicious. That's all I get there and I don't go to the original location, I go to the one in the Riverwalk Mall which is across the street from Harrah's and far far far less crowded.

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          1. re: texasredtop
            zin1953 May 8, 2012 09:59 AM

            True, but with all the atmosphere of a mall food court . . .

            Not bad if you can eat overlooking the river itself, I suppose, but if you can't . . . .

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              texasredtop May 8, 2012 06:40 PM

              It's on the first floor, the food court is on the 3rd floor. It's not bad, I just get my frozen coffee and keep walking until I get to the 3rd floor and go sit out on the balcony for a bit. No need to sit down at those nasty tables. It looks like they haven't been cleaned in a month. Gross.

              1. re: texasredtop
                zin1953 May 9, 2012 06:49 AM

                I didn't say it was *IN* the Riverwalk's food court, but rather it has all the atmosphere of *A* (generic) food court. If all you get is a frozen coffee, you can keep walking, but if you get beignets . . . .

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                  texasredtop May 9, 2012 07:05 AM

                  You could always take the beignets to one of the balconies. I love to sit out on the balconies. Sometimes you can watch the activity on a cruise ship or just watch the mighty river activities. Yes, it is just like a food court but it's tables are for their customers only. I wouldn't eat there though because they never clean them and the place is a huge mess. They're slow but I've never had to wait behind more than one or two people. The original location is slow and I've waited behind dozens of people taking half hour or more. Not worth that. The original location is always crowded when we've been or even passed by walking or in the car.

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              JazzyB May 9, 2012 03:56 AM

              We drive across town early in the morning when the infrequent desire for "depth charges" strikes. The street is still wet from cleaning. Abundant street parking and a nearly empty Du Monde.

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                zin1953 May 9, 2012 06:46 AM

                Which brings to mind two things: one, the wait at the "original" location (I've never had to wait more than 5 minutes MAX for a table); two -- slightly off-topic -- the nearly total absence of great espresso in NOLA . . .

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                  Hungry Celeste May 15, 2012 12:07 PM

                  re: espresso, Velvet on Magazine St and La Divina.

                  1. re: Hungry Celeste
                    zin1953 May 15, 2012 03:32 PM

                    Haven't been to Velvet, but La Divina was quite good ONCE, and every other time I've been there -- no offense -- it sucked . . .

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                      Hungry Celeste May 17, 2012 09:07 AM

                      La Divina's quality depends on how fresh the beans are, frankly. Velvet has Stumptown & Intelligentsia, if you're into boutique roasters.

                      1. re: Hungry Celeste
                        zin1953 May 17, 2012 09:44 AM

                        Well, I'll be back in November, so I'll give Velvet a try . . .

                2. re: JazzyB
                  Gizmo56 May 28, 2012 12:04 PM

                  JazzyB, I am planning an August visit and was wondering at just what hour in the morning you go to experience it this way?

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                    JazzyB May 28, 2012 04:26 PM


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                      Gizmo56 May 29, 2012 12:21 AM

                      Thank you!

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                atgernsbacher May 11, 2012 11:30 AM

                Sure - go to www.CafeBeignet.com
                the only difference in the menus between their two locations is fried seafood at Bourbon Street location only - at least i think that is a difference. Ohhh and they have a bar a the Bourbon location along with Jazz

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                1. re: atgernsbacher
                  Mr Taster May 11, 2012 11:46 AM

                  Did you intend to secretly redirect the original Cafe du Monde poster to my preferred suggestion of Cafe Beignet?


                  Mr Taster

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                  ClarkPeacock May 15, 2012 05:39 PM

                  Here's a picture of the menu:

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                    briox Jun 1, 2012 01:57 PM

                    Cafe du monde or morning call are the originals. Cafe beignet is quite new. No real history to the place.

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