The Market Cafe


1000 Decatur St.
New Orleans LA 70116

Our beautiful open-air patio, complete with a live jazz band, promises a relaxing and authentic taste of New Orleans in the French Quarter. Serving American Classics and Cajun/Creole cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The full-service bar also attracts any number of people seeking to sip on frozen drinks and cold beers while listening to the local jazz acts. Don't forget to try our Famous Market Mary Bloody Mary and baked Mufaletta.

The Market Cafe, a family owned and operated dining establishment since 1982, occupies the second oldest building in the French Market, which was first home to the Marcheaux Legumes, and previously known as the Old Vegetable Market and Fish Market. Dating back to 1823, the original cypress ceiling and 19th century columns remain.


Cuisine Served
  • Cajun/Creole
Meals Served
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
Culinary Trails
  • Creole Crescent