Everyone knows that beignets are ridiculously delicious. What you may not know is that you can get high-quality beignets in Florida. From Jacksonville to Miami, you can enjoy these melt-in-your-mouth pastries until you pass out from flavor-overload. You'll feel like you're in New Orleans with just one bite. Feel free to celebrate Mardi Gras year-round in the Sunshine State.
You can find these popular pastries in Florida at The Poor Porker, King Cajun Crawfish Orlando, Another Broken Egg Cafe, Tibby's New Orleans Kitchen, Laid Fresh, and Cafe Beignets.
These 6 spots serve up some of the best beignets in the South and even rival the ones in Louisiana. You can get your Mardi Gras on any day of the year and feel like a Nola local with a plate piled high with these heavenly treats.
Whether they're dipped in chocolate, cream-filled, or covered in powdered sugar, these goodies are guaranteed to sweeten up your day. It's impossible to eat just one, so save room for dessert!
The Poor Porker
Address: 801 E. Main St., Lakeland, FL
Why You Need To Go: If you're in Tampa, you need to stop by The Poor Porker for a pastry fix. When you order The Porker you get a mouthwatering breakfast beignet with maple syrup and bacon.
King Cajun Crawfish Orlando
Address: 924 N. Mills Ave., Orlando, FL
Why You Need To Go: You can get a plate full of fluffy beignets drizzled with chocolate sauce at this cajun kitchen in Orlando. Bonus: order a scoop or two of vanilla ice cream to top off this massive plate with tasty custard.
Another Broken Egg Cafe Jacksonville
Address: 4828 Deer Lake Dr. West, Suite C11, Jacksonville, FL
Why You Need To Go: Mix it up with a beignet-topped drink from this cozy breakfast cafe, complete with a crispy slice of bacon. You won't believe your eyes — or your tastebuds.
Tibby's New Orleans Kitchen Winter Park
Cuisine: New Orleans soul food
Address: 2203 Aloma Ave., Winter Park, FL
Why You Need To Go: Powdered sugar galore. Enjoy sweet eats and treats from Tibby's, a Nola-style eatery that you won't soon forget. This plate of pretty pastries will feed your soul.
Cuisine: Breakfast sandwiches
Address: 250 NW 24th St, Miami, FL **location planning to reopen soon
Why You Need To Go: If you like a little something sweet with your breakfast, Laid Fresh is the spot for you. You can get a side of three beignets with your bacon and egg sandwich (hint: it's a miracle hangover cure).
Cuisine: Breakfast and brunch
Address: 13700 Perdido Key Dr., Ste 105, Pensacola, FL
Why You Need To Go: Chocolate-lovers will go berserk for these tasty pastries. Order your beignets filled to the brim with vanilla pudding and topped with a heavenly chocolate sauce.