23 Best Cheap Eats in New Orleans

New Orleans is a city where the best food is served on the cheap. Check out our favorite spots for the best cheap eats New Orleans style.

New Orleans isn’t just one of the best food cities in America – it’s one of the best food cities in the entire world.

There’s no arguing that the top New Orleans restaurants serve excellent world-class meals.

Beignets at Cafe Du Monde


Frying beignets since 1862, Café Du Monde is a legend that lives up to its reputation as one of the best inexpensive places to eat in New Orleans.

Fried Chicken at Willie Mae’s Scotch House

Crispy, spicy and slightly salty on the outside yet super moist and juicy on the inside, this made-to-order fried chicken is not to be missed.


Breakfast at French Toast

French Toast is a great breakfast option for those times when you want to start your day with more than beignets in the French Quarter.


Breakfast, Lunch and Cake at Bywater Bakery

Bywater Bakery justifies a morning trip to the funky Bywater neighborhood for its menu filled with breakfast joy, lunch happiness and cake love.


Cajun Food at Coop’s Place

Dingy and dark, the well-worn Coop’s Place looks more like a dive bar than a restaurant serving up good food. As it turns out, Coop’s Place is both.


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