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.

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Please review our menus to view all of our Cajun and Creole Cuisine selections. The Market Café can accommodate large parties, groups, family pets and cater events!

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We serve delicious cocktails made from scratch using high-end ingredients. Our Bloody Mary is a well-kept secret among the locals.

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1000 Decatur Street
New Orleans, LA


Tue, Wed
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri, Sat
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sun, Mon, Thur
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM