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Cafe Beignets of Alabama

200 West Fort Morgan Road, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 948-2311
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Ranked #15 of 131 Restaurants in Gulf Shores
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Alexandria, Louisiana
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

Cafe Dumonde they are not, but still have great beignets. We would definitely go back when in Gulf Shores again,

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

Little hole in the wall with so-so food at prices that don't match. Staff was not friendly. Only went to this place based on trip advisor reviews as we have had luck with local place that way before but I must say this one is way off the mark.

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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Cafe Beignets has been around for years. They are a traditional sweet indulgence at the beach. I stick with the plain beignets, but filled options are available. Service was quick and efficient.

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We tried this place after passing it several times. The menu was very limited and the service wasn't very friendly.

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Jackson, Mississippi
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56 reviews 56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Cafe Beignets is definitely worth a stop for breakfast if they're in the area. Not as good as the beignets in New Orleans, but still really good. We got plain beignets, but I'd like to try the filled ones next time. The staff was very friendly.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Apparently they close early, at around 12, so get there early! They also close if they sell out. The plain beignets were OK, just fried puffs with tons of sugar on top. It was nice that when we brought a diabetic they refrained from putting sugar on top. However, the filled ones were amazing!! They had vanilla pudding in them... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We stopped in mid-morning since we heard it was worth visiting. Located in a little strip mall, Cafe Beignet doesn't disappoint. All the pastries are made to order and all by hand. They do one thing and do it well. If you go, be aware that they're much more filling than they look. Be sure to try the lemon filled.... More

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North Texas
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49 reviews 49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

These little beignets are so good. I had never had a beignet before and expected a more donut like treat. These were like sweet pillows of bread. I especially like the cream filled, chocolate covered variety.

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I always make it a point to stop by when we are in Gulf Shores which is usually a several times a year to pick up several orders of their beignets and take back to our condo. Always fresh and hot and the staff has always been friendly to us.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

A little wait but worth it!! Made fresh and very friendly.. Will be returning in the future!! Advise everyone to go and try them..

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