New Orleans, do you ever ask yourself, “Where can I get the best king cake in town?” Well, you’re in luck. Of course there are some famous staples including Dong Phuong’s delicious cream cheese and cinnamon king cakes; however, you’ll be pleasantly surprised to discover some that you’ve yet to try.
With Mardi Gras just around the corner, we’ve rounded up a list of the Top 20 Places to get King Cake in New Orleans according to Yelp data. The list includes places that serve anything from savory to vegan and everything in between.
Methodology: This is a list of 2019’s best places to order king cakes in the greater New Orleans area according to Yelp. We identified businesses in the restaurant and food categories with a large concentration of reviews mentioning “king cake.” “Best” is measured using an algorithm that looks at the number of reviews and star rating for a business between December 1, 2018 and December 26, 2019. This list looked at businesses in the counties of Jefferson Parish, Orleans Parish and St. Tammany Parish. When available, all businesses on this list have a passing health score or a score greater than C/70 as of January 22, 2020. (All photos were sourced from yelp.com)
Best Places to Get King Cakes in New Orleans, According to Yelp
1. French Toast
Community Tip: They are located right in the middle of the French Market.
Community Tip: You can snag one of these coveted king cakes at Zuppardo’s Family Supermarket in Metairie!
Community Tip: From savory to sweet, they have cheesecake, chantilly-filled, azul dulce blueberry, and savory parmesan-topped crawfish king cakes!
Community Tip: Only cash or checks are accepted, so come prepared!
Community Tip: These are easy to share at the office since their king cakes are actually donut sized!
Community Tip: Caluda’s offers alternating flavors each week!
Community Tip: You’ll love their boozy vegan filled king cakes including their strawberry rum cream cheese!
Community Tip: They’re famous for their goat cheese and apple filled king cake!
Community Tip: Don’t forget to grab their epiphany king cake which is made by Gambino’s Bakery exclusively for King Cake Hub.
Community Tip: They start going on preorder on February 1st and can only be picked up on February 21st & 22nd!