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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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Herndon, Virginia
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The line at the yummy, but tourist-infested beignet place (you know the one) was all the way down the block, so we decided to venture out. To our surprise, this restaurant is only a 2 minute walk and we were served right away. The beignets were amazing. They are a little lighter - not as dense as the others, which... More 

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houston, United States
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

had to grab a quick bite and stopped for a peach stuffed beignet and a Pig NA we found both very flavorful and a great hold over till dinner. stop and give them a try.

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Thank Joseph M
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Small powdery or bigger an squarish, NOLA beignets are unique and so light and tasty ! And you can find them everywhere in town !

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Thank Francois L
Halifax, Canada
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

As a Canadian, this pastry reminded me of a beaver tail (deep fried pastry) we have back home. I thought they were delicious dipped in the icing sugar and you can't go wrong with the price of a $3 for 3. I think these are a must try for a local favourite. Keep it mind they are a PASTRY and... More 

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Thank Matt B
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117 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Made a quick stop for a mid morning snack. We arrived close to opening so there was no wait and the beignets were hot and fresh. I must say as one of the reviewers I prefer these to Cafe Dumonde. Not that theirs is bad because they are not. I eat those too. I feel these are a little lighter... More 

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Thank Michelle K
Kansas City, MO
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99 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow, this place was great. Had to wait a few minutes for them to make the beignets but they were absolutely delicious. I'm glad we didn't cave and go to Cafe Du Monde. The beignets were hot and flaky and not too sweet, and fluffy. Even had to wait a couple of minutes for them to cool down, but I... More 

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Thank Michael P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

was our 1st beignet ever - awesome taste; also had the pig in a blanket, doubly awesome; just as good if not better than café du monde, without the wait; make sure to stop here, especially if you need to avoid the chaos

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Thank roberte236
Atlanta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went down to Cafe du Monde and their was a huge line. Came back to New Orleans Famous Beignets because there wasn't a line. I'm glad I did! Beignets were wonderful!

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Thank Bob M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hungry from walking all over the French Market. Cash only. I ordered a pigney and peach beignets. A pigney is a pigs in a blanket with beignet dough. Delicious. The peach beignets were fabulous. All items can be shared between two people or if a snack, three people. Coffee was only okay. Seating was nice and great for people watching.... More 

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Thank Michelle A
Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I tried out the beignets here. Everyone goes on and on about Cafe Du Monde (which is good...won't take away from them) but these....oh myyy...they were so much better!!!!! Hot chocolate and apple juice are also good!

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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
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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
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