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May 7, 2012 09:12 AM

Cafe Du Monde menu?


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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  1. 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

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

    2. There is no menu, just beignets and coffee

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      1. re: bronwen

        ...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

        1. re: Mr Taster

          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

            You beat me "to the punch."

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


            1. re: Bill Hunt

              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. 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

            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 . . . .

            1. re: zin1953

              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

                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 . . . .

                1. re: zin1953

                  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.

            2. re: texasredtop

              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.

              1. re: JazzyB

                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 . . .

                1. re: zin1953

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

                  1. re: Hungry Celeste

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

                    1. re: zin1953

                      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

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

                2. re: JazzyB

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

              2. Sure - go to
                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

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


                  Mr Taster