You gotta do it. First, it's tradition. Second, it's really good! The key to Cafe du Monde is eating the beignets immediately. Get them to go, so they're served in a bag, and then open said bag right away and eat them on the spot. Watch yourself -- they are extremely hot. There's nothing like the sight of opening that bag and seeing a mountain of white sugar powder hiding the little golden pillows. Dare you to eat just one. Also awesome is the coffee. The slightly burnt taste of the chickory is really pleasing with the sweet of the beignets. Cafe au lait iced is the way to go.
Cafe Du Monde is in perhaps the best part of New Orleans. A few blocks away from the party strip of Bourbon Street which tends to get smelly and crowded, Cafe Du Monde is a great open air cafe with some of the best beignets you can ask for. The coffee is pretty good as well. Overall, a great experience for a reasonable price. Tables are a bit messy so know before you go that this is no 5 star cafe. Also, due to its popularity, Cafe Du Monde is a little crowded and table space is hard to get sometimes.
I've visited this location several times and have never had a bad experience! The staff is fun, talkative and knowledgeable. The staff and beverages they provide really make this store feel like home.
Amazing place to visit. The atmosphere is unbeatable and so are the warm beignets and cafe au lait. Parking can be difficult to find.
These guys are great and so nice I wish Starbucks prices were lower but I always have a pleasant time there
Great food. Delicate flavorings. Comfortable ambiance . Reasonable prices.
Absolutely love!! Best hummus in the city, wonderful food and great staff
While the benefit are great the service is slow and felt ignored
Good food. Nice surroundings. Helpful wait staff.