We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Merchant

Certificate of Excellence
£
Neighbourhood:
Central Business District
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Get directions
800 Common St, New Orleans, LA 70112-2321
+1 504-571-9580
Website
Today
07:00 - 13:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 13:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

130 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 126: English reviews
New Albany, Mississippi
Level Contributor
156 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

We found this place online after several attempts to eat breakfast along Canal St, in New Orleans one morning. Everything was crowded & lines out the door so we hopped off the streetcar and walked about a half block & found this place. The breakfast crepes were very different but very good. Very small place but well worth the search!!

Helpful?
Thank Btrout51
Carbondale, Illinois
Level Contributor
21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2016

We were staying in a vacation condo in the same building, so happy to find a treat for breakfast. The crepes were tasty, big enough to share.

Helpful?
Thank Gail S
Dallas, Texas
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2015

I know - its NOLA and I should be eating gumbo, crawfish and oysters. But I've now been here twice in as many days and if I were staying longer I'd probably come back again. The prosciutto crepe is one of the best things I've ever had - its got truffle butter for Christ's sake. Truffle butter. On a crepe.... More 

Helpful?
Thank CourtneyHanson
San Marcos, Texas
Level Contributor
22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

Lovely little cafe near the French quarter. They have good coffee and tasty croissants. It's definitely worth going to if your in town for a few days.

Helpful?
Thank Jonathan M
Sydney
Level Contributor
37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

Full menu is available all day, there is some nice seating or you can get takeaway. Prices were really good, food was better. Even the coffee was good (I am Australian the coffee is different in the USA) which we have not found at a lot of places. Service was great I took half my baguette home and they were... More 

Helpful?
Thank Nicole R
knoxville
Level Contributor
38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

Wonderful food. Great vibrant atmosphere. Many choices. Vegan choices and superb coffee quick service ................

Helpful?
Thank fjkhrjukghsudkpgrh
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

Loved the Blue Crape and the cold brewed coffee. The staff is funny and quick. I've eaten there before and they don't disappoint.

Helpful?
Thank Paul F
Austin, Texas
Level Contributor
29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Rather than eat breakfast at the AC Marriott around the corner (which is expensive for what you get), just check in here and you'll get a varied selection of offbeat breakfast items -- and some good coffee.

Helpful?
Thank EdinFrance510
Washington, DC
Level Contributor
33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Really delicious and filling crepe of speck, goat cheese, egg, and onion. Really cheap for the amount and quality. Would definitely go back on my next visit.

Helpful?
Thank Centava99
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

This is the best coffee we have had in America in 2 weeks of travelling, the Barista takes great pride in his coffee and personally delivers it. The breakfast bowl was delicious, fresh friut and great creamy yoghurt. Quite a busy little spot, clean and comfortable.

Helpful?
Thank Bruce H

Travellers who viewed Merchant also viewed

 
New Orleans, LA
 

Been to Merchant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$12
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 13:00
Monday
07:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 17:00
Thursday
07:00 - 17:00
Friday
07:00 - 17:00
Saturday
07:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 Common St, New Orleans, LA 70112-2321
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-571-9580

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Merchant and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
St. Thomas
27 days ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Merchant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Central Business District

Neighbourhood Profile
Central Business District
Compared to the more evocative monikers of some other parts of New Orleans, the downtown’s humdrum title might suggest that this area is all about business and little else. But don’t let the bland name keep you away from the Central Business District. The CBD offers a wide range of fun things to do that would be touted as exceptional in less jubilant corners of the world. Bordered by the French Quarter, the Arts District and Tremé, with the river at its eastern extreme, this hub for sports, gaming, shopping, theatre, family-friendly activities, and amazing regional cuisine makes a smart base wherever your interests lie.
Explore this neighbourhood