New Orleans Breakfasts In Surprising Places


New Orleans is famous for its unique cuisine in addition to being home of the Mardis Gras and the French Quarter and jazz performances in the country, New Orleans, in fact, is considered one of the best food cities in the world and if you choose a New Orleans bed and breakfasts you will most likely already be offered a breakfast reflecting the area’s heritage. However, if you find yourself curious as to breakfast out on the town or lunch, afternoon snack, or fine dinner meals, you can have it all in New Orleans. New Orlean’s bed and breakfasts and inns will share their secret favorites as the town boasts some of the best hole-in-the-wall kiosks that serve world class menus as well as the gastronomically popular black tie restaurants.

Stay with a New Orleans’ bed and breakfast innkeeper and they’ll tell you about local eateries in detail. Established in 1946, Brennan’s, the restaurant that retains the owner’s last name, is one of the most popular dining spots in New Orleans’ French Quarter. At the very onset, Brennan’s became an instant success. It’s popular with its breakfast line up which includes Hollandaise sauce atop crab meat omelets and the ever-present Eggs Benedict. However, local online magazines number one hole-in-the wall breakfast joint is the no-frills Bluebird and if you intend to savor the taste of their famous breakfast of home-made pancakes, home fries, or do-it yourself omelet; you need to get a very early reservation. One of the reasons for Bluebird’s popularity is because besides the menu that is genuinely Bluebirds’, the prices are amazingly affordable.

New Orleans inns will no doubt have both of the restaurants above on their recommended lists. If you want to mingle with New Orleans locals, you have to give Mother’s Restaurant a try. You will soon realize that their breakfast is to die for yet their prices are reasonable. Mother’s Restaurant has not changed since it was set up in 1938 and its menus are kept simple and straightforward starting with the red beans omelet to the home-made mouth-watering biscuits only Mother’s Restaurant knows how to make. So if you fancy a home-like ambiance, you should put Mother’s Restaurant on top of your list.

Try quaint Petunia’s Restaurant with its circa 1830’s atmosphere. This alluring restaurant offers a few white table cloth dining rooms with the city’s very first ceiling fans still working. This restaurant is a bit hard to find so you need a good guide, no doubt a New Orlean’s bed and breakfast innkeeper or very good directions. And you can never be in a hurry when you are having your breakfast at Petunia’s Restaurant. Yes the restaurant is known to be a bit on the high end side but rest assured that the price is justifiable. Set aside Petunia’s Restaurant for a special occasion. And their servings are huge.