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Jimmy J's Cafe

115 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2311
+1 504-309-9360
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“french toast” (107 reviews)
“monte cristo” (40 reviews)
“eggs ranchero” (19 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Cajun & Creole, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
115 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2311
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Best breakfast I have ever had. My wife and I spend a long weekend in New Orleans, and walked past this place and noticed there was always a long line. So, on our way out of town we gave it a try, and I'm glad...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Theres always a line outside which tells you how good it is. We waited about 15-20 minutes for a table for 4. Inside is very small and tight. However once your seated you'll be glad you waited. Everything we ordered was over the top delicious...More

Thank MiamiTravelers_7
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A quick stop before heading out, we love this place, the staff is Amazing, the food is "Off the chain" it is a small quaint place, plan on standing in line, trust me the wait us worth it. Heck, order a Bloody while ya wait,...More

Thank Jett2000
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hands down, this spot is a winner! I am originally from New Orleans, and I have cooked for a living. It is a great looking little place. Decorated with custom skateboards that can be purchased. There are only about a dozen tables, but it is...More

Thank omarirochon
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a very small place so there is a wait. I thought it was worth it, I like places that are hole in the wall and lots of personality. Skateboards are all over the walls, corrugated tin covers the bar and bathroom door. The...More

Thank S P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled upon this place when we were out looking for some lunch, and glad we did! The best PO boy we’ve had so far in New Orleans - fried shrimp and oyster - delicious, large portions and great friendly service!

Thank Majella M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So.... first off my husband wants everyone to know the pork chop is “out of this world” good!! It is small and cramped inside, so if you are claustrophobic, not for you. Only ten tables and crammed in. However, the food was great! They have...More

Thank diamonds1974
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cute place but very small inside only about 10 tables smooshed together. Get in line early, can be a very long wait. Ordered the French toast Monte Cristo which was delicious. The wait staff were really nice. Only disappointing thing, we ordered house special of...More

Thank suzeecue74
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spotted the line outside on a Monday midday and thought it must be that good. This is a really small place but they do turn the tables quickly. Even though it was lunch time, many diners were still ordering breakfast plates (which looked awesome). We...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Food was excellent. I had the cochan (?) egg Benedict and my friend had the daily special of crawfish cakes egg Benedict. Both were very tasty and came with a side of home style fried potatoes. Orange juice was freshly squeezed. We arrived when...More

Thank ilosto
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16 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, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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
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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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