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New Orleans Famous Beignets

620 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1010
+1 504-267-0244
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beignets” (368 reviews)
“pastry” (19 reviews)
“fried dough” (11 reviews)
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620 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1010
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1 - 10 of 480 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Wow, I have had nothing like this before and its standing room only. If you are visiting its a must.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Colleen D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Make your bathroom stop before getting in line. It may take a while.The "NOLA" holeless donuts are worth the wait.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank John R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Continently located in the heart of the French Quarter. Crawfish omelette is decent, and the beignets are reasonably priced. They taste very much like fried dough. Fiancé order red beans and rice which was delicious. Really cool ambiance and decor.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mtm8992
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The line was LONG but well worth the wait. The staff made the best of the long wait and the service was quick once you reach the ordering part. GREAT Beignets!!!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank stephanie k
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always hot and fresh, great price for what you get, i had to ask for half the sugar but i couldn't get enough. We ate at 3 different locations and all were amazing.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank simone00001
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

The line was long for ordering but we sat right down. There were six of us so we were concerned if we would have a table. But there were several to choose from once our order was placed. Nice view of the NOL skyline. Beignets...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Jacque1962
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We had read about these pastry and were excited to try them, what a treat! We each were served 3 coated with powdered sugar. Riding the street car to get to walking distance was a great adventure. People were friendly.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Scott M
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Delicious beignets and coffee. Always busy but the staff handles it well. Bonus is the nearby street musicians to add to the ambiance.

Date of visit: April 2018
2  Thank mrgrtjay
Reviewed 22 April 2018

If you are going to try Beignets you should here. They were made while were waited. Great taste ... be careful with that first bite they are hot.

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank Laura L
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Many locals feel nothing beats cafe du mode-but we felt that New Orleans Famous Beignets earned their tittle. The pastries were lighter and more fluffy with a fresh flavor. The bar tender was friendly helpful and knowledgeable. This will be our new go-to place for...More

Date of visit: April 2018
2  Thank amy b
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
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Carolyn D
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Response from Taylor H | Reviewed this property |
They closed on May 7. It says it on their Facebook page. So sad. :( They were my favorite.
5 June 2017|
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Response from Actgdeva1 | Reviewed this property |
Go to Jackson Square, it's on the river side of the square just down from Cafe Du Monde, but not in the strip part. in face we pine it while we were waiting in line at Cafe Du Monde, turned around and walked to the next... More
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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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