French Quarter Fest 2019: Here’s what you can eat and drink for $5 or less

At French Quarter Fest, there’s always so much to eat, but we know things can quickly add up. Sometimes you only have a couple of bucks to bite into some of the best food the fest has to offer. We put together a bountiful list of great food items for the budget-conscious festival-goer.

If you’re heading to the fest on a tight budget, here is a list of items you can buy for $5 or less:

Jackson Square Vendors

Galatoire’s
Fried Sweet Potato & Pecan Pie $4

Plum Street Snoball
Strawberry, Bubble Gum, Cherry, Lemon-Lime, Grape, Pineapple, Nectar Cream, Coconut Cream, Chocolate Cream, Cream Ice Cream, or Iced Coffee Cream $4
Sugar-Free Flavors: Raspberry or Pink Lemonade $5

Trey Yuen Cuisine of China
Egg Rolls 2 for $5

Jazz Museum At The Mint Vendors

14 Parishes Jamaican Restaurant
Steamed Rice and Peas $4
Steamed Cabbage $4
Fried Plantains $4

Boucherie
Craklin’ $4

The Blue Crab
Chicken Pasta $5

Dorignac’s Food Center
King Cake Bread Pudding Topped with Royal Drizzle $5

Messina’s Runway Cafe
Muffaletta small $5

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Festival-goers can snack on mini Muffalettas from new food vendor Messina’s Runway Cafe. Photo courtesy: Messina’s

Riverfront – Canal Street Vendors

Café Maspero
Beignet Fries with Chocolate & Caramel Sauce $5

Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Sweet Potato Casserole $5

Riverfront – Plaza Vendor

Plum Street Snoballs
Strawberry, Bubble Gum, Cherry, Lemon-Lime, Grape, Pineapple, Nectar Cream, Coconut Cream, Chocolate Cream, Cream Ice Cream, or Iced Coffee Cream $4
Sugar-Free Flavors: Raspberry or Pink Lemonade $5

Riverfront – Kohlmeyer Lawn Vendors

Bennachin Restaurant
Homemade Sweet Potato Pie $4

The Big Cheezy
4 Cheese Bacon Mac Bowl $5

Flamingo A-Go-Go
Garlic Parmesan Fries $5

Loretta’s Authentic Pralines
Praline Candy Flavors: Original, Chocolate, Rum, Coconut $4
Praline Shoe Soles $5
Praline Beignet $5

Walker’s Southern Style BBQ
Street Corn in a Cup $5
BBQ on a Bun $5

Get a taste of the garlic parmesan fries from Flamingo-A-Go-Go.

Riverfront – Palm Lawn Vendors

Plum Street Snoballs
Strawberry, Bubble Gum, Cherry, Lemon-Lime, Grape, Pineapple, Nectar Cream, Coconut Cream, Chocolate Cream, Cream Ice Cream, or Iced Coffee Cream $4
Sugar-Free Flavors: Raspberry or Pink Lemonade $5

Quintin’s Ice Cream Cart
Ice Cream: Vanilla Bean, Chocolate- cup $5

Wink’s Original Buttermilk Drop Café
Buttermilk Drops $2 each / 3 for $5

Jax Brewery Vendors

Cafe Beignet
3 Traditional Beignets $4.50

Company Burger
Company Fries – $5
Tater Tots $5

Jack Dempsey’s Restaurant
Baked Macaroni $5

Lasyone’s Meat Pie Restaurant
Creole Taters – $4

WWOZ’s Mango Freeze
Mango Freeze $5

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Three beignets from Cafe Beignet are only $5 at French Quarter Fest.

Festival Beverages

Soft Drinks
Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, or Sierra Mist – $3
Bubly (Grapefruit) – $3

Gatorade (Fruit Punch) – $4
Aquafina Water – $3

Iced Beverages
French Market Iced Cold Brew Coffee – $5
Luzianne Iced Tea – Sweet, Unsweet, Peach- $4

See the full list of food vendors at the French Quarter Fest website.