Carol King drifting from the speakers, wooden floors, wooden tables, the St. Charles trolley swiftly glides by. A young man is working diligently at his laptop while sipping an iced coffee. Runners stop in for a juice or water and continue on their way. An older gentleman sits outside with a younger man, no doubt telling him about the good old days. A great place to have breakfast and people watch.
Where to eat breakfast in a new place. Check out what’s nearby. Where the locals go. What does the concierge at your hotel recommend? Is that where they get their coffee or iced tea?
The Avenue Café 1907 St. Charles Ave in Central City New Orleans is a great local coffee house. Morning fare includes daily quiche. I had ham, cheese, red pepper that was served with a salad; lightly dressed. Delicious. Cappuccino was excellent. I left with a pomegranate iced tea for my walk back to the hotel. Delicious, healthy start to the day.
Locally owned and, according to their website, works with other local NOLA businesses for their coffee and pastries.