Eat Local Breakfast & Brunch Spots in New Orleans

Photography By Matthew Noel | Last Updated December 19, 2014
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Forget everything you think you know about brunch and all of the cliches that go with it. Other cities may settle for cheap mimosas and tired French toast, but brunch in New Orleans is an event. Dixie jazz bands, top-notch brunch cocktails, and flambeed pain perdu are just a few things you can expect to find at some of our favorite breakfast and brunch spots in New Orleans. 

Dante's Kitchen

Why We Love It: Chef Loubier has a passion for seasonality and using local ingredients at his Riverbend restaurant. Like most brunch places in NOLA, it's first come, first serve. Go early and give yourself time to...
|736 Dante Street, New Orleans, LA, us
|(504) 861-3121


Why We Love It: Bloody. Mary. Bar. 5 days a week. Help yourself to red or green tomato juice and flavor your drink with a collection of hot sauces and garnishes that include bacon, olives, and pickled & fresh veggies...
|901 Louisiana Ave, New Orleans, LA, us
|(504) 891-9626

Elizabeth's Restaurant

Why We Love It: This no frills breakfast spot pulls customers in with their praline bacon and keeps them coming back for the large portions of fried oysters, grits & grillades, fried green tomatoes, and duck waffles...
|601 Gallier St., New Orleans, LA, us
|(504) 944-9272


Why We Love It: This refined brunch has been voted one of the top places in NOLA to indulge on the weekends. Bottomless mimosas and the Crispy Confit Chicken with French Toast & Maple Butter are just a sampling of...
|4729 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA, us
|(504) 894-8881


Why We Love It: Described as having a cozy and relaxed neighborhood vibe, brunch starts with a complimentary bread basket filled with homemade muffins. Local chefs praise Aaron Burgau and dishes such as Cauliflower...
|6078 Laurel Street, New Orleans, LA, us
|(504) 895-9441
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