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Breakfast Favorite Surrey’s Is Expanding to Freret Street

It’s taking over the old Cafe Freret spot on Freret and Lowerline

Surrey’s pulled pork Benedict
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Breakfast favorite Surrey’s bringing its fresh juices, Costa Rican breakfast, and laid-back vibe to the longtime home of Cafe Freret with the eatery’s third location opening after a half a million dollar building renovation is complete, reports the Uptown Messenger.

And good news for anyone who ever enjoyed dining under the old service station awning at Cafe Freret: That’s going to stay.

Surrey’s also has a location Uptown on Magazine Street and in the Lower Garden District on the same street, serving fresh juices, breakfast items like shrimp and grits, migas, pain perdu, and a Costa Rican breakfast with eggs, pico, and avocado. Lunch includes salads and sandwiches.

The newest cafe will have the same all-day breakfast and lunch menu and the same 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. business hours seven days a week as the others, but the kitchen will be a lot bigger.

After over a decade slinging breakfast in the former service station location, Cafe Freret closed its doors at the end of 2015, saying there were some issues with the property.

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Surrey's - University Area

7329 Freret Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118 Visit Website

Surrey's Cafe & Juice Bar

1418 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130 (504) 524-3828 Visit Website