The Best Brunch Spots In Marigny Bywater, New Orleans

Photo of Kate Harrington
11 November 2016

As it’s been on a steady incline after the flooding of New Orleans, the hip area of Bywater has experienced an increase of inhabitants and popularity. The restaurants have flourished, especially these brunch spots.

Marigny Bywater, New Orleans | © Simon Albury/Flickr

Café Amelie - Royal Street Courtyard

Cafe, Coffee, Vegetarian, Vegan, $$$
Royal Street Courtyard
Royal Street Courtyard | © Britt Reints/Flickr
Royal Street Courtyard is a quaint bed and breakfast that operates within the Bywater community. Café Amelie is a breakfast and lunch cafe that is nestled in this B&B. Café Amelie serves Louisiana classic fare in a lush and quintessential New Orleans environment.


Diner, Restaurant, American, Coffee, $$$
Elizabeth’s is a Southern comfort diner located in this bustling part of New Orleans. It’s a very Southern affair. The breakfast and lunch is traditional Southern with an upscale twist. Set in a white house and forest green shuddered European home, Elizabeth has a decor exuding the Southern-European design that New Orleans is known for.

Satsuma Cafe

Cafe, Coffee, South American, Healthy, $$$
Satusuma Cheese Sammich
Satusuma Cheese Sammich | © Infrogmation of New Orleans/Flickr
Operating as both coffeehouse and breakfast spot, Satsuma Café offers an ideal combination of fantastic coffee roasts and lavish breakfast and lunch menu. The fare comprises locally sourced ingredients, and it’s centered on traditional American and Southern breakfast.

New Orleans Cake Cafe & Bakery

Bakery, Cafe, Diner, Coffee, American, Vegetarian
New Orleans Cake Cafe & Bakery
New Orleans Cake Cafe & Bakery | © Robert Young/Flickr
This petite bakery and cafe is an over-the-counter bakeshop, breakfast and lunch joint. It’s a beautiful diner landscape with round tables and quaint chairs. There’s limited seating, though. The breakfast and lunch fare is a balance of American classics – from diner specials to seafood – and the dishes tend to be Creole-inspired.

The Ruby Slipper Cafe

Cafe, American, Coffee, Vegetarian, $$$
Bywater Fence Happy Skulls
Bywater Fence Happy Skulls | © Infrogmation of New Orleans/ Flickr
The Ruby Slipper Café is a phenomenon in New Orleans. Being a New Orleans and Southern breakfast and lunch cafe, the Ruby Slipper provides American classics with a Southern and Creole flare. It’s a relaxed environment, but the Ruby Slipper has one of the most popular brunches in the area.

Café Rose Nicaud

Cafe, American, Coffee, Vegetarian, Pastries
Café Rose Nicaud is a simple cafe that serves coffee, pastries, and breakfast. Rose Nicaud’s fare is American breakfast and lunch that is simple and irresistible. The decor is New Orleans cute, with dainty chairs and wooden tables. There are massive storefront windows making it a perfectly lit coffeehouse and brunch spot.

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