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Crescent City Beignets

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Afton Oaks/ River Oaks
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3260 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77098-1002
+1 713-520-8291
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07:00 - 22:00
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Houston
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

This restaurant has moved a couple of times. The first location was on Westheimer inside the loop. That was closed and they moved to another Westheimer location out side the loop. NOW, they are at 5885 San Felipe St. This is in the HEB shopping center at the intersection of San Felipe and Fountain View and is their only location.... More 

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Thank WestUTraveler
Bangkok, Thailand
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265 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

This lovely cafe serves a fresh beignets in traditional and stick formats with chocolate and cinnamon flavor. Love its authentic flavor and friendly service.

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Thank Suwatss
Houston, Texas
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700 reviews
340 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

Good chicken and sausage gumbo. A cup is all you need. The muffelata was OK. I don't recall it being a hot sandwich in New Orleans. The menu has lots of Crescent City favorites. Did not try the namesake beignets. Thought the prices were a touch high.

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Vancouver, BC
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

This is a family friendly cafe with food and beignets. We stopped in for a taste of beignets like we had in New Orleans. We bought 12 beignet strips for $4.25 and sat on the front patio for a few minutes, while I sipped on a cafe latte. There were a lot of staff and the ordering process was fast... More 

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Raton, New Mexico
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47 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

I'm sure this place is wonderful but it is not at the address listed here, and the phone listed is not correct either. Check their website.

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Thank Commtexx11116
Houston, Texas
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149 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

What a treat to have these beignets and chickory coffee in Houston just like Cafe Du Monde in New Orleans. A little tricky to find it is in a strip shopping center on Westheimer next to a mattress store. You can also get red beans and rice, gumbo, etc, Enjoy!

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Spring, Texas
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

I was born and raised in New Orleans, so I know the original Cafe Du Monde is hard to compete with....until I went to visit Crescent City Beignets!!!! I absolutely love the beignets here and would come her to eat just that!! The staff is awesome and the shrimp poboys are amazing!! I would definitely be back!!

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Thank Angel G
Longboat Key, Florida
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117 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2014

This small cafe in a tired strip center inside the loop along Houston's Westheimer Blvd was a long ways from New Orleans' famous Cafe DuMond both literally and figuratively, but once you bite into Crescent City's mouth-watering, hot, crisp beignets covered with a thick layer of confectionery sugar, you might find it is worth putting up with a dirty cafe... More 

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Houston, Texas
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76 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2014

I continue to return to Crescent City Beignets because I love the Cafe au Lait. Not to mention the freshest beignets that melt in your mouth! And all the Cajun menu items like gumbo and red beans and rice are delicious. The service is a totally different matter. The staff are cold and unfriendly. No eye contact or personal contact.... More 

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Thank LindaTravels_11
USA
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1,440 reviews
900 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 765 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2013 via mobile

Been visiting this place since about 2001 and the place has the best beignets with lots of flavones and variety, The BEST granita coffee I have ever tried and just right atmosphere. I have noticed that along the years , the customer service has gone down, the place is dirty sometimes, the tables are not cleaned right away, the restroom... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Cafe, Cajun & Creole, Fast food
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 00:00
Saturday
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3260 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77098-1002
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Afton Oaks/ River Oaks
  • Neighbourhood: Afton Oaks/ River Oaks
  • Phone Number: +1 713-520-8291

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?