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New Orleans Famous Beignets and Coffee – New Orleans, LA

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4 out of 5 sprouts

Beignets and coffee go hand in hand like cookies and milk. And beignets in New Orleans are a tradition, a pastry that has helped land the city on the culinary map. Now anyone who has been a tourist in NOLA knows about the super famous Cafe du Monde. But right around the corner is another rather popular beignet eatery- New Orleans Famous Beignets and Coffee. However, unlike its super iconic neighbor, this restaurant offers more than just simple beignets and coffee. There is also a peach coolis beignet, and savory versions with shrimp etoufee or cajun sausage. And…they serve authentic jambalaya.

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We ordered the simple beignets, dusted in powdered sugar. While they were not as light and airy as Cafe du Monde’s version, they were very good. A little more on the crispy side.

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I also tried the frozen Cafe du Lait. While not as strong as a steamy piping hot cup of coffee, it is still quite delicious. The frozen version  is more geared towards someone who thinks coffee is strong, as the frozen version is not.

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So the next time you have a craving for a beignet, and the line is too long at Cafe du Monde, give New Orleans Famous Beignets and Coffee a try. 4 out of 5 sprouts.

New Orleans Famous Beignets and Coffee website

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