Cafe Du Monde

  • Kim Kardashian made a run here in November 2017 and said, “you know I wouldn’t come to New Orleans without getting beignets from Cafe Du Monde.”
  • “All day beignet” was Andrea Barber‘s motto in October 2017.
  • Cafe du Monde was on Harry Connick, Jr.‘s August 2017 “tour of his favorite places to eat in New Orleans!”
  • Anthony Anderson indulged in a tower of treats here in July 2017.
  • In July 2017, Tina Knowles Lawson was “At Cafe Du Monde in New Orleans” and said there’s “Nothing like starting your day off with some beignets and Cafe Au Lait!”
  • Chrissy Teigen took home “a bag of 60” beignets from here in July 2017, which caused Kim Kardashian to say, “I’m SOOOO jealous you were at Cafe Du Monde.”
  • In June 2017, Halle Berry participated in the first-timer tradition of blowing the powdered sugar off the top of her treat here and said, “Beignets giving me life!”
  • La La Anthony grabbed a bag of beignets from here in May 2017 and said, “U already know!!”
  • “Guys, I tried not to . . .” is what Julianne Hough said while holding a bag of beignets from here in May 2017.
  • Reese Witherspoon said her May 2017 “Breakfast in #nola” could be summed up as “Beignets all day” from Cafe Du Monde.
  • Bridget Marquardt was “Trying to make @cafedumonde beignets at home” using its beignet mix ($3.59) for a “Holiday breakfast” in December 2016.
  • Kate Bosworth had two plates of powdered sugar-coated beignets in front of her in December 2016.
  • “It had to happen” is how Vanessa Hudgens explained her beignet run here in October 2016.
  • In October 2016, Bridget Marquardt did “Breakfast @cafedumonde of course.”
  • “Oh hi New Orleans (and your beignets)” is what Rashida Jones said as she bit into one of its famous French donuts in October 2016.
  • Kate Hudson made a “Midnight stop” at this 24-hour French Quarter hotspot in September 2016 and said, “#NewOrleansMadeUsDoIt.”
  • O-Town‘s Dan Miller showed that an empty plate covered in powdered sugar was “The aftermath of my beignet experience at @cafedumonde this morn.”
  • “Couldn’t wait to get some beignets in New Orleans” is what Tina Knowles-Lawson said while sipping some cafe au lait here in July 2016. She said “started craving them” after she “Saw My grandson having them this morning on Instagram.”
  • Adrienne Bailon checked in to Cafe Du Monde during an early “Morning Stroll” through the French Quarter in July 2016.
  • Amy Schumer made sure the classic Cafe Du Monde was one of the restaurants she visited when in New Orleans in March 2016.
  • Cafe du Monde devotee Kim Kardashian said it was “Beignets All Day” in August 2015. She to the restaurant three times in one trip, noting the deep-fried pastries were “Worth every bite!” (She even bought a box of the beignet mix to bring home). In September 2015, Kim shared that beignets were her biggest pregnancy craving, and that she “flew to New Orleans and ate 10 of them. No shame. Worth every bite.” When Keeping Up with the Kardashians aired coverage of her trip here, she said, “I just feel like every time in New Orleans I have to stop and have beignets. They’re like everything to me. They’re my most favorite dessert ever.”
  • “Yummmmmmy” is how Angela Simmons described her dish of beignets and cup of café au lait here in July 2015.
  • Kelly Rutherford called her order of beignets and cup of café au lait “Local fun” when she sat for a snack in June 2015.
  • New Kids on the Block‘s Joey McIntyre captured a shot of daughter Kira’s first beignet in May 2015, saying, “so yummy! And the beignet is good too ;)”
  • O-Town‘s Erik Estrada turned into a tourist on Cinco de Mayo 2015, admitting from the back of the cafe, “I’ve become one them.” An order of beignets made him “get sugar drunk.”
  • On Fat Tuesday in February 2015, John Stamos fueled up on a plate full of beignets and a tall cup of café au lait.
  • In town in January 2015, Reese Witherspoon had a hard time deciding which was yummier: “Fresh hot Beignets?” or a little puppy named Georgie.
  • “This just became my favorite dessert” is what Alessandra Ambrosio declared mid-bite of beignet in January 2015.
  • Minka Kelly called a plate of beignets the “Breakfast of champions” when she and a pal dined here in November 2014.
  • Emma Roberts said her November 2014 pastry date with a friend “couldn’t be a nicer day.” The duo sipped water with their baked goods.
  • Jessica Lowndes paired “Le beignet” with a cup of coffee during her November 2014 visit.
  • Candice Accola jokingly asked, “Are beignets a carb?” while enjoying an order of the powdered sugar-topped pastry in October 2014.
  • Kanye West brought home a bag of beignets in October 2014 for wife Kim Kardashian, who responded to the sweet gesture with, “He just gets me.”
  • While way down yonder in New Orleans to host the Miss USA pageant in June 2014, Giuliana Rancic toasted her assistant with a cup of the cafe’s famous coffee.
  • Tongue in cheek, Candice Accola asked, “Are beignets a carb?” after ordering a plate of the powdered sugar delights in January 2014.

Stargazer Tip: Order a box of Café du Monde’s beignet mix and a can of its coffee to make these famous treats at home.

800 Decatur St., New Orleans, LA 70116, United States
(+1) 504-525-4544