Beignets are a Baton Rouge breakfast staple and are what help make Louisiana cuisine so special. This deep-fried pastry originated in France and was brought over when the Acadian settlers settled in Louisiana. Now, the beignet reigns as the state doughnut of Louisiana, rightfully so, and is considered a delicacy among visitors and locals alike. We’re here to let you in on a little secret – some of the best beignets can be found right here in Baton Rouge.
14241 Coursey Boulevard, Suite B1
Baton Rouge, LA 70817
Beignet Done That is the newest café to the Baton Rouge beignet scene. This locally owned café serves everything from savory snacks such as, avocado toast and breakfast sandwiches, to iced and hot drinks, such as coffee and tea, but the real shining star on the menu is their beignets. Choose from traditional beignets, beignets with sauces such as blueberry, matcha or chocolate, beignet flights for a sampling of three different kinds and even beignet fingers! However you like your fried dough and powdered sugar, this place is sure to have it.
3132 College Drive, Suite F, Village Square
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Looking for coffee, tea and some of the best beignets in the country? Look no further. Coffee Call has been a Baton Rouge staple for over 30 years, offering café au lait made from freshly ground coffee beans, sandwiches, burgers, soup and salad for lunch and of course, their world-famous beignets and beignet fingers. Enjoy the ease of this New Orleans-style coffeehouse or get your treats to go at the drive-thru window.
18135 E Petroleum Drive, Suite H
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Rue Beignet is dedicated to helping you kickstart your day with fresh hot beignets, paired best with a cup of fresh café au lait. Enjoy your morning in their cozy space or grab your beignets to go – you can find beignets of all shapes and sizes, from regular to fingers to toes, topped with powdered sugar or cinnamon sugar and served with your choice of Nutella, honey, caramel or cream cheese.
333 Laurel St.
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
Here in Baton Rouge, we believe beignets are best served with bubbles, but you’ll have to see for yourself at The Vintage! If champagne isn’t really your taste, enjoy everything from craft coffee to craft cocktails, as this restaurant offers both a coffee shop and a bar. The Vintage serves beignets all day and is known for their fancy beignets – ranging in seasonal flavors and everything from s’mores to pumpkin spice, as well as their beignet bites, which come topped with powdered or cinnamon sugar.