Culture River Eats Top Stories

Where to Brunch in New Orleans [January 2022]

brunch new orleans 2022

Looking for somewhere new to brunch in New Orleans in 2022? From benedicts to boudin, crab cakes to Shakshouka, these brunch restaurants in New Orleans are a must try. Some of our favorites highlighted below include Alma Cafe in the Bywater, Commons Club located inside Virgin Hotels New Orleans, Copper Vine in the CBD, Justine in the French Quarter, Saint John in the French Quarter, The Tasting Room in Uptown New Orleans, and Who Dat Coffee Cafe in the Marigny. 

Check out our top picks for the new year below. Who should we check out next?


Alma Cafealma cafe

What:Located in the Bywater, Alma Cafe is an award-winning Honduran restaurant and is the flagship restaurant of Araujo Restaurant Group, led by Executive Chef & Owner Melissa Araujo. 
MUST TRY: Campechano Breakfast – Louisiana raised Waygu flank steak, eggs, refried beans, avocado and queso fresco served with corn tortillas 
When: 
Daily
8AM – 3PM
Address: 800 Louisa Street


Commons Club

What: Widely acclaimed Chef Alex Harrell is leading the kitchen over at Commons Club, located inside the newly opened Virgin Hotels New Orleans. In a stylish, modern setting, enjoy a blend of contemporary American cuisine with a Southern sensibility that Chef Alex is known for.  
MUST TRY: Crispy Boudin – Bayou Cora red corn grits, sunny-side up egg red eye gravy
When: 

Brunch: Saturday & Sunday, 9:00am – 2:00pm
Dinner: Daily, 5:00pm-10:00pm
Address: 550 Baronne Street
MAKE A RESERVATION

 

 
 
 
 
 
View this post on Instagram
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

A post shared by Commons Club New Orleans (@commonsclubnola)

 


Copper Vine

Cornflake Fried Chicken + Waffle - Copper Vine
Cornflake Fried Chicken + Waffle – Copper Vine

What: Copper Vine’s chic vibes is the perfect spot for your brunch needs. Enjoy wine on tap and dine on their outdoor patio if the New Orleans weather decides to cooperate! Great option for larger parties.
MUST TRY: Cornflake-fried Chicken & Waffle – free range Amish chicken breast, cornbread waffle, rosemary gravy, cayenne honey, salted butter
When: 

Monday – Thursday: 11am – 9pm | Happy Hour 2pm – 6pm
Friday: 11am – 10pm | Happy Hour 2pm – 6pm
Saturday: Brunch 10:30am – 4pm | Dinner 4pm – 10pm
Sunday: Brunch 10:30am – 4pm | Dinner 4pm – 9pm
Address: 1001 Poydras Street
MAKE A RESERVATION | READ MORE ABOUT COPPER VINE


Justine

What: Located in the French Quarter, Justine combines the sophistication of Parisian brassieres with the playfulness that we know and love in New Orleans.
MUST TRY: Stuffed Croissant – smoked bacon, poached eggs, “she” crab mornay, sherry
When:
Sun-Thu: Dinner: 5pm – 9:30pm
Fri-Sat Dinner: 5pm – 10:30pm
Friday Brunch: 11:30am – 2:30pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10:30am – 2:30pm
Address: 225 Chartres Street
MAKE A RESERVATION

 

 
 
 
 
 
View this post on Instagram
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

A post shared by Justine (@justinenola)

 


Saint John

What: Chef Eric Cook of Gris-Gris’ newest venture, Saint John boasts “Haute Creole” hearty family

Creole Eggs in Purgatory - Saint John
Creole Eggs in Purgatory – Saint John

 dishes presented in an elevated, yet approachable way.
MUST TRY: Creole Eggs in Purgatory – Eggs Baked in a Spicy Creole Sauce with Grilled Andouille Sausage and Toasted French Bread
When: 
Closed Monday & Tuesday
Wednesday & Thursday: 11am – 9pm
Friday & Saturday: 11am – 10pm
Sunday: 11am – 9pm
Brunch: Saturday & Sunday from 11am – 4pm
Address: 1117 Decatur Street
MAKE A RESERVATION


 The Tasting Room

What: Wine & bourbon bistro with monthly drag brunch and extensive cocktail list
MUST TRY: Steak & Eggs with grilled Wagyu flank steak; Bottomless Bloodys and Mimosas for $25
When: 
CLOSED MONDAY
Tues – Thurs: 3pm-9:00pm
Fri: 3pm-10:00pm
Saturday: 12pm-3pm brunch
Saturday: 4pm-10:00pm dinner
Sunday: 12pm-3pm brunch
Address: 1906 Magazine Street
MAKE A RESERVATION

 

 
 
 
 
 
View this post on Instagram
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

A post shared by The Tasting Room New Orleans (@tastingroomnola)

 


Who Dat Coffee Cafewho dat coffee cafe

What: Open since 2010 in the Marigny, Who Dat Coffee Cafe is a Marigny staple with breakfast, brunch, and lunch favorites in a quaint atmosphere. 
MUST TRY: Da Crabby Bene – crab cake benedict served on grilled ciabatta bread; Big Gurl Bloody Mary ($5 every day!); Chicken Fried Steak – homemade creamy sausage gravy
When: 
Closed Wednesday & Thursday
Open Friday – Tuesday: 7am – 2pm
Address: 2401 Burgundy Street
VIEW MENU

 

Featured images from left to right: The Tasting Room, Alma Cafe, Copper Vine, Saint John

Leave a Reply

X
X