The Colonnade Restaurants

(On Decatur St.)

Cafe Du Monde – Intersection of Decatur and St. Ann streets, near Jackson Square.

Café au lait and beignets, a French Market tradition since 1862. Open 24 hours.

The Gazebo Cafe – 1016 Decatur Street

Specialty cocktails, seafood, salads, Cajun and Creole favorites, live entertainment featuring Jazz. Outdoor seating in garden atmosphere near LaTrobe Park.

Market Cafe – 1000 Decatur

Traditional New Orleans’ cuisine and po-boys. Outdoor and indoor dining to live jazz. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.  Weekend breakfast buffet.


Farmers Market

Located at 1100 N. Peters Street

Alberto’s Gourmet Cheese  | 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Wine & beer, cheese, gourmet salads & sandwiches.

Crepe Cart | 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

French Market Produce | 9:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Variety of fresh squeezed juices, produce, coffee, nuts, roasted corn and soups.

J’s Seafood Dock | 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Serving fresh and prepared seafood, including oysters, shrimp, crab, and crawfish. Can ship seafood worldwide upon request.

Loretta’s Pralines | 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Known for her pralines, sweet potato pies, and other authentic homemade treats.

Meals From the Heart Cafe | 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Low sodium, tasty but healthy breakfast lunch and dinner of few places you can get a hot bowl of oatmeal in the Quarter! Famous for their Crabcake Passion and their use of fresh local ingredients. Vegan-friendly!

Mother Nature’s Cupboard | 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

A wide variety of daily fresh produce plus counter-top vending including  yogurt, desserts with fresh fruits, crawfish pies, and more.

Organic Banana | 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Fresh fruit smoothies plus daiquiris and Abita beer.

World Famous N’Awlins Cafe and Spice Emporium | 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Eat and shop at the oldest and largest spice company in the French Quarter. Gumbo, etouffee, bread pudding, delicious local food plus a store with tons of spices and kits to use in your home cooking.


Upper Pontalba

Cafe Pontalba – 546 St. Peter Street

The menu at Café Pontalba is heavy on New Orleans’ classic cuisine, from casual fried seafood po-boys, jambalaya and etouffee to local specialties, including barbecue shrimp, blackened alligator, and sautéed catfish topped with pecans. The restaurant’s full bar serves cocktails (including an eye-opener Bloody Mary), a selection of wines, and domestic and imported beers.

 The Corner Oyster House- 500 St. Peter Street

The menu covers both American classics and local specialties for breakfast, lunch and dinner, including po-boys, seafood platters, burgers, salads and the restaurant’s namesake oyster, served every which way (raw, fried, in shooters, cocktails and soups, and bacon-wrapped). The full-service bar offers a selection of beer, cocktails and house specialty frozen daiquiris.


 Aunt Sally’s Praline Shop – 810 Decatur Street

Sample and see world famous Creole pralines in the making. Authoritative collection of New Orleans memorabilia, music, cookbooks, food and spices, cards and prints, gifts and more.

Evans Creole Candy Factory – 848 Decatur Street

Voted one of the 10 best candy shops in the United States by “Bon Appetit.” Handmade pralines and assorted chocolates also hand-dipped on premises daily.

Southern Candymakers – 1010 Decatur Street

A retail candy store featuring the sale and preparation of candies and other confections, jarred jellies, cookies, ice cream, candy and cookie cookbooks, cooking accessories used to make candies and cookies and novelties related specifically to candies and cookies.

Loretta’s Pralines – Farmers Market

Known for her pralines, sweet potato pies, and other authentic homemade treats.

The Fudgery–on Decatur at Jackson Square; part of the Shops at the Upper Pontalba


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