8 Best Brunch Buffet Spots In New Orleans, Louisiana

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New Orleans in Louisiana is one of the most-visited cities in the state not without reasons. New Orleans City Park, for example, is such a picturesque park that is not to be missed. Whether you want to ride a horse, play tennis, play golf or simply enjoy a leisurely stroll, you can do all of them in this park. World War II Museum is another must-visit attraction. Your journey to the last world war begins at this museum. As you step inside, you will be presented with an extensive collection of war artifacts and exhibits to understand more about what exactly happened during the tragic war. You can also stay in one of the top bed and breakfasts or Airbnbs with a pool found in the city. New Orleans is not only about attractions. Keep reading to find the best brunch buffet spots in New Orleans to satisfy your appetite.

1. The Court of Two Sisters

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What do you think of indulging in a brunch buffet accompanied by soothing jazz music? You can enjoy a delightful dining experience at The Court of Two Sisters that is known for its Creole classics. Hot and cold dishes are available. Highly popular dishes for the brunch buffet include Creole jambalaya, catfish roulade, and BBQ pork ribs. The brunch buffet is served at this restaurant that has been serving guests for more than half a century every day from 9 am to 3 pm.

The Court of Two Sisters

Address: 613 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA

Website: The Court of Two Sisters

Opening hours: 9am - 3pm, 5.30pm - 10pm (daily)

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2. Dooky Chase Restaurant

Serving Creole dishes in a space that is full of vibrant atmosphere and artworks, Dooky Chase Restaurant is a must visit if you are a fan of Creole food. The chef of this restaurant is a Creole named Leah Chase. The menu for the buffet changes daily. But, one thing for sure, you can always find staple foods that include rice, red beans and hot sausage any day. The buffet is served during lunchtime, so it is best to visit the restaurant when opens during the day.

Dooky Chase Restaurant

Address: 2301 Orleans Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119, USA

Website: Dooky Chase Restaurant

Opening hours: Tue - Thu: 11am - 3pm; Fri: 11am - 3pm, 5pm - 9 pm (closed from Sat - Mon)

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3. Li’l Dizzy’s Cafe

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On a lazy Sunday when you wake up feeling hungry that you need to please your stomach right away, you should find your way to Li'l Dizzy’s Cafe to indulge in a sumptuous brunch buffet, because it is the only time the restaurant serves its delicious brunch. The restaurant’s Sunday brunch menu includes specials such as shrimp grillade and seafood omelet poboy and all you can eat. All come with complimentary coffee or tea.

Li’l Dizzy’s Cafe

Address: 1500 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA

Website: Li’l Dizzy’s Cafe

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 7am - 2pm; Sun: 8am - 2pm

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4. Atchafalaya Restaurant

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Serving delectable meals in a space that features art and high ceilings, Atchafalaya Restaurant is another must-try restaurant if you are looking for a filling brunch buffet in New Orleans. For appetizers, you can start with Alligator Sausage Taquitos. Then, move on to eggs & breakfast menu that includes Eggs Atchafalaya, before closing it with something sweet such as Bananas Foster Waffle. The best thing about this restaurant is that even during brunch time, it also serves a collection of crafted cocktails and wines.

Atchafalaya Restaurant

Address: 901 Louisiana Ave, New Orleans, LA 70115, USA

Website: Atchafalaya Restaurant

Opening hours: Tue - Wed: 6pm - 10pm; Mon, Thu - Sun: 10am - 2.30 pm, 6pm - 10pm

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5. Broussard’s

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Enjoy a delectable selection of meals served in a fine dining spot or in an intimate courtyard, the place is really up to you. This fancy restaurant has charmed its guests for almost 100 years. In whatever dish you taste, you are going to feel the perfect combination of Creole and French influences. Its most popular brunch classics include Josephine Benedict, Steak & Eggs Broussard and Southern Fried Chicken and Waffles. Brunch is served daily from 10 am to 2.30pm.


Address: 819 Conti St, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA

Website: Broussard’s

Opening hours: 10am - 10pm (daily)

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6. Willa Jean

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If you prefer something light but is still fulfilling for your brunch, it would be a great idea to stop by a retro-chic cafe called Willa Jean. Serving baked goods, coffee, tea, and cocktails, this cafe provides a relaxed atmosphere, which is perfect for hanging out. During brunch time, you can enjoy snacks such as griddled banana bread and monkey bread, and main courses such as avocado toast and smoked salmon toast and biscuits such as crispy boudin biscuit and country fried pork with sausage gravy. Note that the brunch is only available on the weekend from 7 am to 4 pm.

Willa Jean

Address: 611 O'Keefe Ave, New Orleans, LA 70113, USA

Website: Willa Jean

Opening hours: 7am - 9pm (daily)

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7. Ruby Slipper Cafe

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Welcome to this cheery dining spot that has been serving tasty Southern brunch fare in a laid-back atmosphere. BBQ shrimp & grits and cinnamon swirl pancakes are among the most popular dishes served at this kid-friendly restaurant. Ruby Slipper Cafe has several branches in other areas in New Orleans. In case the location mentioned below is too far from where you are, you can always find another one nearest to you.

Ruby Slipper Cafe

Address: 200 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA

Website: Ruby Slipper Cafe

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 7am - 2pm; Sat - Sun: 7am - 3pm

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8. Stanley

Will you say yes to indulging in a modern Louisiana fare in a sun-flooded cafe right on Jackson Square? You don’t have to think twice because the answer should be yes. You can enjoy breakfast and brunch all day long. So, it does not matter whether you come in the morning or in the afternoon, your brunch will still be there. Favorites at this cafe include Eggs Stanley, corned beef hash and omelet sandwich.


Address: 547 St Ann St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA

Website: Stanley

Opening hours: 7am - 7pm (daily)

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Have fun in New Orleans

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There are too many attractions that you can find in New Orleans alone. Other than the attractions we specially mentioned in this article, you are recommended to visit as many other attractions as possible. Do not forget, though, to make stops at the restaurants mentioned above if you want to have the best brunch experience while on a vacation. Be sure to check out some seafood restaurants and halal restaurants as well.

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