I've sampled seven of my favorite beignet spots in town and I'm here to share with you my opinion on which one is the best.

My reviews are based on personal experience and take into account the flavor, texture, size of the beignets, the overall atmosphere and service at each shop.

I'm not a professional food reviewer or anything like that, just someone who loves good beignets and has plenty of experience with them here in Houston!

From sweet flavored sugar to savory smoked bacon topped off with a cream cheese drizzle, there's something for everyone when it comes to the best beignets in Houston. So let's get started!

Common Bond Bistro & Bakery - Montrose

Common Bond Bistro & Bakery - Montrose
🗺️ 1706 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006
☎️ 713-529-3535
🌐 Website
Sunday: 7 AM–8 PM
Monday: 7 AM–9 PM
Tuesday: 7 AM–9 PM
Wednesday: 7 AM–9 PM
Thursday: 7 AM–9 PM
Friday: 7 AM–9 PM
Saturday: 7 AM–9 PM

I've tried many beignets in my lifetime and Common Bond's is definitely up there with the best of them. In fact, their beignet has become my go-to indulgence whenever I'm in town. The texture is fluffy and light, the flavor is rich and buttery and it's dusted with the perfect amount of confectioners sugar.

I highly recommend trying the beignets here as they really are among the best in Houston. From the warm atmosphere to the friendly staff, visiting Common Bond is always a pleasant experience that I'll never get tired of!

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Tout Suite

Tout Suite
🗺️ 2001 Commerce St, Houston, TX 77002
☎️ 713-227-8688
🌐 Website
Sunday: 9 AM–11 PM
Monday: 8 AM–11 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM–11 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM–11 PM
Thursday: 8 AM–11 PM
Friday: 8 AM–11 PM
Saturday: 9 AM–11 PM

The flavor of the beignets was spectacular! The brown sugar cinnamon had a light, sweet taste that reminded me of home. The texture was fantastic - flaky on the outside, soft and airy in the middle.

But what really set them apart was their presentation - they were gorgeous! Beautifully dusted with icing sugar or cocoa powder, they looked like little pieces of art.

The atmosphere at Tout Suite is also great - it's well-lit and inviting. The staff are friendly and accommodating, which makes your experience even more enjoyable.

All things considered, I'd highly recommend Tout Suite if you're looking for the best beignets in Houston - you won't be disappointed!

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French Quarter

French Quarter
🗺️ 7099 Hwy 6 N, Houston, TX 77095
☎️ 281-550-8334
🌐 Website
Sunday: 11 AM–8 PM
Monday: 11 AM–8 PM
Tuesday: 11 AM–8 PM
Wednesday: 11 AM–8 PM
Thursday: 11 AM–8 PM
Friday: 11 AM–10 PM
Saturday: 11 AM–10 PM

The beignets at French Quarter are some of the lightest and fluffiest I've ever tasted. They have that perfect balance of a crispy outer layer with a warm and doughy interior. It's definitely the kind of beignet that melts in your mouth!

I especially appreciate how generous they are with their powdered sugar - no need to pack it on yourself like at other places. What really sets French Quarter apart is the unique flavors they offer, like coconut, banana, and even pineapple!

If you're looking for an authentic taste of New Orleans without leaving town, then French Quarter is definitely the place to go! Whether you want to get takeout so you can enjoy them in your own home or sit down in their cozy atmosphere surrounded by Cajun decor, French Quarter has the best beignets in Houston.

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State of Grace

State of Grace
🗺️ 3258 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77098
☎️ 832-942-5080
🌐 Website
Sunday: 11 AM–3 PM
Sunday: 5–9 PM
Monday: 5–10 PM
Tuesday: 5–10 PM
Wednesday: 11 AM–3 PM
Wednesday: 5–10 PM
Thursday: 11 AM–3 PM
Thursday: 5–10 PM
Friday: 11 AM–3 PM
Friday: 5–10 PM
Saturday: 11 AM–3 PM
Saturday: 5–10 PM

I've tried beignets all over the world, but none have ever compared to the taste and texture of State of Grace's. Every bite is fluffy, sweet, and melts in your mouth. On top of that, they are light enough that you don't feel overstuffed afterwards!

The ingredients used to make their beignets are the best quality around. I was able to easily identify hints of cinnamon, nutmeg, and other spices which really helped elevate the flavors.

The staff at State of Grace were incredibly friendly and accommodating as well. I felt like I was family as soon as I stepped through the door!

For me, State of Grace is definitely the best beignets in Houston. Highly recommended for anyone looking for a delicious treat.

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Coco Crepes & Coffee

Coco Crepes & Coffee
🗺️ 218 Gray St Suite A, Houston, TX 77002
☎️ 713-521-0700
🌐 Website
Sunday: 7 AM–10 PM
Monday: 7 AM–10 PM
Tuesday: 7 AM–10 PM
Wednesday: 7 AM–10 PM
Thursday: 7 AM–10 PM
Friday: 7 AM–11 PM
Saturday: 7 AM–11 PM

I was most impressed with their vast selection of crepes and coffee. But what really caught my eye was the beignets.

Their beignets are not only the biggest I've ever seen, but also some of the most delicious! There's no doubt in my mind that these are the best beignets in Houston. I especially loved how they were topped with a generous sprinkle of powered sugar. Yum!

The staff at Coco Crepes & Coffee were very friendly and helpful. They made sure the entire experience was top-notch.

Overall, my visit to Coco Crepes & Coffee was a great one and I would highly recommend it to anyone in search of the best beignets around!

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Einstein Bros. Bagels

Einstein Bros. Bagels
🗺️ 1200 Louisiana St, Houston, TX 77002
☎️ 713-375-4771
🌐 Website
Sunday: 6 AM–10 PM
Monday: 6 AM–10 PM
Tuesday: 6 AM–10 PM
Wednesday: 6 AM–10 PM
Thursday: 6 AM–10 PM
Friday: 6 AM–10 PM
Saturday: 6 AM–10 PM

I've tried many beignets throughout my travels, but none compare to the richness of flavor and texture I find in Einstein Bros. Bagels. The dough is light and fluffy, and the outside is slightly crispy. The powdered sugar adds sweetness without overpowering the flavor of the dough.

The topping variety at Einstein Bros. Bagels is unparalleled--everything from cinnamon sugar to chocolate chips to strawberries! Plus, you can't beat their prices; they're incredibly reasonable for such high-quality beignets.

In addition, the atmosphere at Einstein Bros. Bagel is perfect for those wanting a cozy cafe experience while sampling delicious beignets. Whether you want to relax with a cup of coffee or grab something quick on-the-go, Einstein Bros has got you covered!

All in all, if you're looking for the best beignets in Houston, definitely stop by Einstein Bros Bagels! You won't regret it!

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Backstreet Cafe

Backstreet Cafe
🗺️ 1103 S Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77019
☎️ 713-521-2239
🌐 Website
Sunday: 10 AM–3 PM
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 11:30 AM–9 PM
Wednesday: 11:30 AM–9 PM
Thursday: 11:30 AM–9 PM
Friday: 11:30 AM–10 PM
Saturday: 10 AM–10 PM

The beignets at Backstreet Cafe are slightly crunchy and fried to perfection, with just the right amount of sweetness. The texture is amazing - crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside. And don't get me started on the flavor; it's a combination of the fluffy dough, nutmeg and cinnamon that puts it over the top. I can honestly say this is some of the best beignets in Houston!

The atmosphere at Backstreet Cafe is also really great - a perfect spot for a quick beignet break. It's a cozy, casual environment with good music playing in the background. Plus, their staff is incredibly friendly and always willing to help you out with anything you need.

Overall, I highly recommend Backstreet Cafe for anyone looking for delicious beignets!

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Jen Norman

Jen is a Houston born native with a knack for spotting the top restaurants and businesses in town. She loves to read and play with her 3 dogs - Charlie, Cheddar, and Cheezit