BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Louisiana is known for its famous beignets. The pastry, a decadent fried dough, has been a favorite that’s captured the interest of the entire nation since the 18th century. 

While there are plenty of capital area eateries that include beignets on their menus, other Baton Rouge-based restaurants that specialize in a variety of desserts have become favorites of many locals.

According to Yelp, the five restaurants listed below are some of the most frequented in Baton Rouge, specifically for their desserts. 

Have you been to any of these places? If not, now may be the time to give one or two a try.

1/ Sweet Society

Address: 1509 Government St, Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Phone: (225) 650-7944

Known For: Sweet Society serves flavors of the Japanese sweet, taiyaki—ice cream in a fish-shaped waffle cone. Their menu typically includes traditional flavors like red bean and custard or newfound favorites like nutella. The eatery also features several refreshing drinks such as Thai Tea and Cosmic Lemonade.

2/ Elsie’s Plate & Pie

Address: 3145 Government St, Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Phone: (225) 636-5157

Known For: Elsie’s offers customers a variety of savory pies like Louisiana Poulet Pot Pie or Crustless Crab Pie. The restaurant also offers a number of sweet pies such as Chocolate Cream Pie and a classic Apple Pie.

3/ Beignet Done That in Baton Rouge

Address: 14241 Coursey Blvd b1, Baton Rouge, LA 70817

Phone: (225) 960-2255

Known For: This restaurant features traditional beignets in addition to beignet fingers with a variety of sauces to choose from such as chocolate, caramel, raspberry, matcha, white chocolate, honey, blueberry, and strawberry.

4/ Crumbl Cookies- Baton Rouge

Address: 6555 Siegen Ln Ste 10, Baton Rouge, LA 70809

Phone: (225) 228-0120

Known For: Crumbl Baton Rouge offers a wide range of cookies, from Milk Chocolate Chip to Chocolate Malt featuring Tootsie Roll.

5/ Creamistry

Address: 7707 Bluebonnet Blvd Ste 110, Baton Rouge, LA 70810

Phone: (225) 256-6081

Known For: Creamistry’s menu includes classic ice cream flavors that customers can enjoy by the scoop in addition to milkshakes made with liquid nitrogen. The eatery also offers vegan and non-dairy options.

If you’re looking for a local place to enjoy a sumptuous dessert, the five popular restaurants listed above are only the beginning of a long list of Baton Rouge-based eateries with excellent options.

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