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Fair Grinds Coffee House

3133 Ponce de Leon St, New Orleans, LA 70119-3052
+1 504-913-9072
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“city park” (5 reviews)
“great coffee” (5 reviews)
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06:30 - 22:00 Hours
3133 Ponce de Leon St, New Orleans, LA 70119-3052
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If it was only about the coffee quality.....this would be a 4 circles and very good rating for my experience today. A couple issues, so it drops a notch n a half. Huge number of pesky flies is driving me away, could be 'clean up'...More

1  Thank r s
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Been coming here for years on our NOLA pilgrimages. There seems to be a downturn in cleanliness and quality of coffee- did something change in product or prep consistency? The friendly service and easy ambiance continue, but we are going elsewhere for coffee. Management?!

1  Thank Mary181717
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Independent craft coffee places are an addiction for me, and this one was just 100 feet from where we were staying. Score! It's clearly a neighborhood gathering place. The coffee is excellent, nice "hippy" food – yogurt, granola, baked goods, etc. We went there every morning...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 29 November 2017

We stumbled upon Fair Grinds when taking a stroll through the neighborhood along Esplenade. Cute little coffee shop with indoor and outdoor seating. Great, fresh coffee and pastries and friendly staff. They have about 5-6 small tables inside and the environment was quiet, with people...More

Thank mrandmrsdavis2015
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Good coffee around the corner from our vacation rental, perfect way to start the day. Nice neighborhood, former professionals-style crowd. Fair trade coffee.

Reviewed 5 June 2017

We stopped in here before heading to City Park for a festival one morning and had some delicious iced coffee! I had some zucchini bread too, and some juice made from apples and some other veggies and it was all delicious and obviously super-healthy! I'm...More

Thank Lauren W
Reviewed 27 May 2017

The original Fair Grinds is located on Ponce de Leon, and I had been to their second location on St. Claude and did not have a good experience; however the experience at the original location was very good. Really nice and relaxed ambiance, really good...More

Thank 0504Traveller
Reviewed 4 January 2017

On a rainy morning on my way to City Park, I stopped here for a coffee and morning breakfast! The atmosphere was chill, it had a very local vibe to it. People were here reading the morning news, talking to friends, and enjoying life! I...More

Thank BZimm08
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Love the eclectic coffee houses in New Orleans and this one in particular. Excellent coffee. Excellent attitude. Excellent atmosphere.

Thank Svensota
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Looked for a coffee house around City Park and decided to give this place a try. Loved the homey atmosphere and chill vibe. Do yourself a favor and stop in.

Thank skip h
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3133 Ponce de Leon St, New Orleans, LA 70119-3052
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Fairgrounds
  • Neighbourhood: Fairgrounds
  • Phone Number: +1 504-913-9072
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