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New Orleans Famous Beignets

Certificate of Excellence
French Quarter
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620 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1010
+1 504-267-0244
07:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 07:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sun 07:00 - 21:00
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Toms River, NJ
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beignets and cafe au lait in a crowded open-sided building across from Jackson Square. Get there early if you go.

Thank BrianJTomsRiver_NJ
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Well, it was worth the travel to try these although you have to eat them fast because they do not taste that good when they are cold. Very sweet and basically just full of sugar powder. I bought a box to take home and tried my best to follow the instructions. Took a couple time to get it right but... More 

Thank canadasammie
Worksop, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredible atmosphere - music and food. Really felt as though you were in a little bubble of France! Amazing food, you have to have the beignets hot! Waited about 10 minutes to be served and to get a table, but well worth it!

Thank WorldTravellor1983
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95 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Royal is a nice street to stroll after having our fill of crowded Decatur St. We tried a beignet. Red beans and rice suited me. Muffaleta was essentially a sesame seed roll served up as a ham sandwich. Classy looking musician was the real draw. It was straight out of Tennessee Williams. Good weather allowed our lunch in a garden.... More 

1 Thank Elizabeth T
South Florida, Florida
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fresh out of the oven Beignets crispy but not chewy had little dough in them. It did have a lot of powdered sugar on them so get plenty of napkins! Place does fill up quickly, so get a table first or you'll be stuck standing up.Good service.

1 Thank dlg3002
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

They were way better than Café Du Monde. I would recommend this place instead of the tourist trap. The beingnets were super fluffy and crispy. Most delicious!

1 Thank JPTrvls
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

YUM!! Can't miss spot! The trick is to not breathe out as you put the beneigh in your mouth. Coffee and donuts what a nightcap

Thank Annette H
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135 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The beignets are more flaky than Café du Monde and I like these better. Very tasty. But man, they are slooooow. They just don't have much capacity, so plan to wait if they're busy.

Thank BigDTravel
Wilmington, Delaware
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose NOFB because of the long line at Cafe DuMonde, so glad we did! Cafe au lait is delicious, beignets are tender, flaky and memorable! Service was friendly, fast and we were on our way to tour and enjoy the city!

1 Thank Route12N
Mobile, Alabama
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been to New Orleans several times and usually go to Café Du Monde. Today we didn't feel like the wait or the crowds and decided NO beignets are going to be pretty much the same anywhere. WRONG! This place offered the usual traditional beignets, but they also had peach-filled, shrimp and crawfish stuffed with crawfish sauce, and pig-nays (stuffed... More 

Thank Tattersb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 21:00
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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