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Cafe Beignet

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French Quarter
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311 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2212
+1 504-522-6868
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8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Pueblo, Colorado
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stopped here for breakfast and what a treat! Delicious beignet's and refreshing Mimosa's at a great price!

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Thank Kittykane26
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This cute little shop gets crowded for a good reason. The coffee is great, and you can get great beignets and so much more. Worth a stop or two, whether you find a place to sit and relax, or grab your breakfast and take a walk around the French Quarter. I'll be coming back.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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411 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Somewhat overpriced. Rustic decor, not too ugly. No sit-down table service. Really uncomfortable chairs indoors. We had the jambalaya as a quick dinner before going to a jazz concert. Surprisingly good, but plastic plates and cutlery.

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Thank Olle O
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The coffee and beignets at Cafe Beignet are incredible! Cafe Du Monde is always too busy and Cafe Beignet delivers food that is just as good. And they have more options! Visit the Bourbon Street location and enjoy the live music in the music legends courtyard.

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Thank Soonerfan171
Gurnee, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My girlfriend and I walked over to the cafe from our hotel on Bourbon street, and sat outside, enjoyed piping hot fresh beignets, enjoyed live jazz and stayed for hours drinking from the bar. VERY casual, nothing fancy, plastic plates. So if you want fancy this isn't for you, if you want a lovely afternoon with great music & great... More 

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Thank 917kimber
New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The best beignets in New Orleans. "Caution": They are made to order and come out as hot as lava. Order a cappuccino and an order of beignets and you will know "life is great".

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Thank f8nbt
Atlanta, Georgia
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Poor service, didn't even offer thanks after ordering; more concerned with fellow worker's social life. Long wait for cold nasty tasting beignets. Cafe au lait was equally pathetic and bad. Big mistake taking a friend here, hyping it up; quite frankly embarrassing......

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Thank Troy W
Tokyo, Japan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came to this restaurant more for the atmosphere than the food. It was pretty cool to see a live band playing jazz in the open air while we ate. However, the food was quite pricey, and only somewhat good. We took it as a unique experience, but it wasn't a restaurant that we planned on frequenting. We ordered a... More 

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Plano, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The one that is located on royal is small. The one on bourbon is bigger and had a live band. The food was okay.. we enjoyed the cajun hash brown the most. Family of four breakfast 100.00 not bad for good food on bourbon.. too bad the food here was just ok... Oan my daughter said the beignets were good... More 

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Thank jaypeewilli
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Coffee and Cajun hash browns. Good, but not $15 good. Live music and no wait, nice sitting area and friendly staff.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2212
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > French Quarter
  • Neighborhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 504-522-6868

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in French Quarter

Neighborhood Profile
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.