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Looking for beignets

gavinsd May 25, 2011 03:44 PM

Anybody know of a place in San Diego to get some good and simple beignets. bread and powdered sugar is all i want.

  1. goodhealthgourmet May 25, 2011 03:54 PM

    based on all the reviews i've read, Cavaillon seems to be the CH favorite for beignets.

    Cavaillon Restaurant
    14701 Via Bettona, Suite 200, San Diego, CA 92127

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    1. re: goodhealthgourmet
      psychotron May 26, 2011 10:38 AM

      I've had the beignets at Cavaillon for brunch. They are tasty.

      Cavaillon Restaurant
      14701 Via Bettona, Suite 200, San Diego, CA 92127

      1. re: psychotron
        gavinsd May 26, 2011 10:44 AM

        were they simple beignets? or did they have sides with it?

        There's this place in Downtown Disney called Jazz Kitchen, they have wonderful beignets. Just doughy bread and powdered sugar. I'm looking for something like that here in SD.

        1. re: gavinsd
          psychotron May 26, 2011 01:08 PM

          Simple ones. Just beignets plus powdered sugar. I believe it comes with a side of jam.

          1. re: psychotron
            karaethon May 27, 2011 02:36 PM

            They put a TON of powdered sugar on them and it also comes with a side of berry jam (I want to say it has been blackberry all the times I've been there)

            1. re: karaethon
              daantaat May 27, 2011 08:00 PM

              did they change the jam from strawberry to blackberry? all the times we've been, it was homemade strawberry.

              1. re: daantaat
                karaethon May 28, 2011 10:17 AM

                No they just brought out some jam. I may be misremembering the flavor, but pretty sure it was blackberry

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      rtrt May 28, 2011 01:10 PM

      The Verpiand owned Luc's Bistro (Poway) offers the same "Cafe du Monde Beignets with Powdered Sugar" for $5 on their Sunday brunch menu.

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        4wino May 29, 2011 11:32 AM

        George's has very good beignets. Expensive at $16, but they are meant to be shared. Come with 3 delicious sauces.

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          Granite May 30, 2011 11:07 AM

          $16 for beignets is a crime.

          1. re: Granite
            4wino May 30, 2011 10:41 PM

            Ha, I went George's today and we had the doughnuts. We had an amazing time. Last week we had an amazing time at Mille Fleurs. Prices are high, but you only live once ASAIK.

            Mille Fleurs
            6009 Paseo Delicias, Rancho Sante Fe, CA 92067

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