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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%
Travellers talk about
“french toast” (94 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

On our last day in town we stopped and had lunch. Less than a five minute wait and we were in this small restaurant. The 3 servers took care of everyone and nobody waited for anything. The food came out in a timely manner and...More

Thank cbp135
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I loved this place! If you are a fan of diners and funky music, try it out! This place has courteous servers, good music, and an eclectic menu! I recommend the Bananas Foster French Toast!

Thank lucasashby
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went for dinner & had an overall good time at Jimmy J's. There was a short wait & you have to wait outside due to limited seating. My husband had Shrimp & Crawfish Etouffee & it was amazing! Cooked to perfection! I had the...More

Thank Carrie921
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our daughter told us about this bright fun breakfast place. Turns out it was right next to our apartment. Delicious breakfast. Casual friendly fast service. Feels like your eating with friends. Small cozy place.

Thank Nancy O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious all the way around. We each got something very different and they were all divine! Blackened pork chops, shrimp and grits, Jimbo's combo po boy, conchon burrito with pancake. Mmm mm good.

Thank lrwoodard
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved this place! We went here both for dinner & breakfast and everything was delicious. I'm a vegetarian and I loved the eggplant sandwich & the Bananas Foster French toast (out of this world). They subbed fruit for the meat with no problems. My...More

Thank mac_belle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ran in to Jimmy J's to grab a sandwich during a break at a conference across the street at the Marriott. I have very rarely given a bad review om TripAdvisor so this is very difficult for me to do... this was the worst...More

1  Thank AmberLynnRN
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had crab cake tortelini was very disappointing. The pasta was very doughy and there was no taste of fish let alone crab.

Thank DaveH53
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The wait was long, around 40 mins at 11.20am on the 4th July and the wait was hot, but I'd seen the reviews, seen the menu and was hopeful that it would be worth the wait. And I wasn't disappointed, my partner had the crab...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've always said you can tell a good restaurant by the line of people trying to get in. We attempted to go for lunch on a Sunday and couldn't get in. We went for breakfast on Monday and was successful. It's a small place, but...More

Thank Bridget815
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15 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, 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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