New Orleans April 01, 2019
8 Humble Little Restaurants Around New Orleans That Are So Worth The Visit
Today we’re highlighting some of the tiny but mighty restaurants in the city. Don’t let the size of these restaurants fool you, because what they lack in size they are making up for in bold flavors that will blow you away. In no particular order, here are some of our favorite humble little restaurants around New Orleans that are so worth the visit.
1. Cake Cafe
Eggs with a side of fried catfish? Don't mind if I do. This place is packed with flavor. Their sweets are also to die for. 2440 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70117
2. Coop’s Place
Located on Decatur Street, Coop’s Place has been serving up some amazing local food since 1983. They’re known for their fried chicken, which is finger-licking good. 1109 Decatur St., New Orleans, LA 70116.
3. Copper Monkey
For late night grub, Copper Monkey is just the ticket. This little French Quarter gem features everything from veggie wraps to peanut butter burgers, so no matter what you’re craving, Copper Monkey is there for you. 725 Conti St, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130.
Located in a converted gas station on beautiful Oak Street, Cowbell has some of the most mouthwatering burgers you’ve ever tasted. During festival season (until May) they’re serving Sunday brunch from 11AM-3PM, so you can feast on amazing French toast, huevos rancheros, and other cowbell specialties. 8801 Oak St., New Orleans, LA 70118.
5. Jimmy J’s
What Jimmy J’s lacks in size, they make up for in big flavor. Featuring a menu full of Cajun and Creole cuisine, you can’t go wrong with anything you order at this funky little cafe. 115 Chartres St, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130.
6. Mona’s Cafe
For authentic Middle Eastern cuisine, Mona’s Cafe is just the ticket. They’ve been serving mouthwatering Lebanese specialties for over 20 years, and they’re worth a visit. Mona’s is BYOB and they don’t charge a corking fee, so bring a bottle of wine and treat yourself to an amazing meal. 504 Frenchman St., New Orleans, LA 70116.
7. Mona Lisa Restaurant
Serving up some amazing Italian in what might just be the most unique atmosphere in the city, Mona Lisa is a must stop for anyone craving some pizza or pasta. The walls are decorated with endless pictures of Mona Lisa, adding a quirky element you just won’t find anywhere else. 1212 Royal St., New Orleans, LA 70116.
Located in Navarre neighborhood, this humble little restaurant puts a unique spin on Louisiana home cooking that will dazzle your tastebuds. When you visit, be sure to take advantage of their charming courtyard dining area. 801 Rosedale Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70124.
How many of these restaurants have you dined at? Let us know in the comments below!