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New Orleans Famous Beignets

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620 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1010
+1 504-267-0244
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07:00 - 14:00
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Mon - Thu 07:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sun 07:00 - 21:00
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Anaheim
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't get what the fuss is over the beignets at Cafe du Monde. The best beignets are here. They don't have that fried oil taste that most beignets have. The beignets are usually thin and crispy plus they definitely give you enough powdered sugar. I would recommend the beignets and the unsweetened ice tea. As far as the rest... More 

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Thank Taylor H
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We 'scientifically' sampled many beignets in town and these were the BEST! Flaky, crispy outside, lighter than air, with a hint of salt to set off the sweetness. Save yourself the wait in the Cafe du Monde line and give these friendly folks a try. Fillings like peach or seafood availability, cash only.

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Thank Romy D
Tampa, Florida
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563 reviews
308 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Take out Beignets! Sometimes you want to walk and eat - this is the place for you! They do have tables or you can take out and walk the streets of the French Quarter. Wait in line to order from the full menu which includes excellent beignets. Easily as good as Cafe du Monde just a few feet away. Paying... More 

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Belleair Beach, Florida
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132 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just steps from Jackson square, great food and coffee at more reasonable prices. Just a pick up window, and they only take cash, but they have live music and nice covered patio seating

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Thank Beachbenz63
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok so we decided to try this place as Cafe Du Monde line was wrapped around the block. Since this place is in NO how bad could it be right ? So we orders Beignets, cafe au lait, and Jambalaya. Ok the Beignets were not too bad ... not as good as Cafe Du Monde but not too shabby. Now... More 

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Thank Michael M
Jefferson, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thought we were at a place we had a coupon for, turns out we didn't. Turns out we got some of the best food we've had in the city this weekend! I would have given 5 stars, but there was some snafu in the kitchen that almost threw us late for our cemetery tour. So we grabbed the bag... More 

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Thank Elizabeth O
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Off the four places I tried these Beignets were the best. Light, the right amount of confectionary sugar and no lines! You can sit outside int he shade and watch New Orleans go by.

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Thank wwil2016
California
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108 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beignets at this cafe were the best I had while visiting NO - even better than Cafe Du Monde. These could be the best desserts I have ever had. We were there on Sunday night and they had a nice jazz band playing. I can't comment on the other food on the menu, but don't miss the beignets!

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Thank blondiemurc
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone is going to tell you to go to Cafe Du Monde. You're going to walk by and see the crowd and think, "there must be something to what everyone is saying" and you're going to want to walk in. Resist that temptation and keep walking another 400 feet. You won't be disappointed. The beignets at New Orleans Famous Beignets... More 

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Thank Christopher G
Redington Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cafe Latte or Au Lait. And a handful of Beignets set the tone of the day Lovely. Ta very much 3 Beignets and 3 small coffees was $26

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 14:00
Thursday
07:00 - 14:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 620 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1010
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-267-0244

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port of call for folks in search of a good time and a great story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the Quarter, brightly colored Victorian homes and businesses, famously done up with wrought-iron features, provide a distinct and immediately recognizable backdrop for all varieties of fun. At any given moment in this historic riverside setting, some of America’s finest meals are being cooked, most potent cocktails are being mixed, and most engaging music is being performed.
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