When you have a hankering for your favorite breakfast dish on the weekends and you don't feel like getting up early to make it, there's always brunch! Everyone knows that New Orleans is a top food destination, and that goes for its brunch options, too. We're lucky to have an array of top brunch spots right here within New Orleans city limits, so why not sleep in this weekend and make your way to one of the below restaurants for their highly-rated brunch menus?
There's much hype surrounding the French Quarter's go-to brunch spot, Café Amelie, but you'll likely understand what all the fuss is about once you try this place's top-rated food! Enjoy shrimp n grits or another favorite in the outdoor courtyard, where the atmosphere is as much on show as the delicious brunch dishes.
Situated in the historic Princess of Monaco Courtyard and Carriage House, Café Amelie is a favorite with locals and tourists alike for its serene setting and choice of scenic outdoor seating in the courtyard or lovely air-conditioned dining rooms in the Carriage House. What better place to partake in Sunday brunch in the French Quarter?
For more details and a look at their menu, visit the Café Amelie Facebook page.
Named "one of America's top ten urban brunch spots in America" in 2015 by Fodor's Travel Guide, Atchafalaya Restaurant is where your weekend brunch plans turn into a unique experience. With an impressive weekend live music lineup and extensive brunch menu waiting for you, why go anywhere else to find that true New Orleans cuisine and lively spirit?
Start your morning the NOLA way with a tasty meal and consider trying one of their finely crafted cocktails while you're at it. This famous brunch spot tends to fill up quickly on the weekends, so we recommend reserving a table or plan on spending a bit more time enjoying the atmosphere ahead of your meal.
See the Atchafalaya Restaurant Facebook page for more details on this gem!
Saturday and Sunday brunch are held at Willa Jean, a top-notch bakery and restaurant that specializes in Southern cooking with fresh, local ingredients. Whether you come for their famous biscuits, banana bread or Bloody Mary, you'll want to partake in a full meal here!
Located in the Warehouse District, Willa Jean has been serving hungry guests since 2015 and is a favorite spot whether you're a sweet or savory type. From bakery treats and desserts to fried chicken and sandwiches, there's something for everyone at this local hotspot.
View the Facebook page of Willa Jean for a closer look at their mouth-watering brunch menu!
Hungry yet? There's no shortage of brunch places around New Orleans, but these are some of the favorites, so why not take your time exploring a different one each weekend?