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Cafe du Monde in New Orleans, Louisiana

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Distance from city center: 0.7mi
tylerd's pictureby tylerd Food travel tip
added on the 1st of September, 2010
Beignets are one of the most famous sweets in Southern cuisine, and they are about as beloved by New Orleans residents as donuts are in other American cities.

These deep fried dough cakes sprinkled with lots of powdered sugar are best enjoyed with a cup of cafe au lait in the famous Cafe du Monde, the most picturesque cafe in the French Quarter.

1039 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA

Less than $10

Opening Hours:
Open 24 hours a day

How to get there:
the main location is just across Jackson Square, close to the French Market, btu check the website for other locations in the city

On the web:

The Cabildo in New OrleansPreservation Hall

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