In Louisiana, we know how to preserve the relics of the past to keep our communities strong. From clothing shops to diners to ice cream shops, it’s easy to be reminded of simpler times in Louisiana.
1) Time Warp Boutique, Baton Rouge
Take a step back in time and find the clothes and accessories that make you feel deliciously glamorous!
2) Duffy’s Diner, New Iberia
A neighborhood favorite, this is where you go for delicious hamburgers in an amazing retro atmosphere.
3) Borden’s, Lafayette
A Lafayette institution, lovers of the old fashioned ice cream parlor won't be disappointed when they walk through these doors.
4) Winkydoo’s Malt Shop, Sulphur
This authentic 50’s style diner is a favorite spot for locals and visitors passing through the area.
5) LaPlace Frostop, LaPlace
The iconic spinning Frostop root beer mug attracts visitors to this classic diner from miles away.
6) Old Town Slidell Soda Shop, Slidell
Truly a blast from the past, anyone who visits this shop leaves with a smile on their face.
7) Hot Wheels Skating Palace, Shreveport
Kids, teens, and adults enjoy weekends strapping on skates at this classic roller rink.
8) Trashy Diva, New Orleans
You will really feel like you're stepping into the 1950's when you enter this clothing shop, offering styles and patterns straight from the past.
9) Strawn’s Eat Shop, Shreveport
There's nothing like the strawberry pie in this retro joint.
10) Dot’s Diner, Jefferson
With 6 locations throughout the New Orleans area, Dot’s Diner is a retro institution. Many movies have used it as a location for sets in the past.
11) Kaffie-Frederick General Store, Natchitoches
In business since 1863, Louisiana’s oldest general store is truly a blast from the past.
12) Not Just Pie, Monroe
Even though this shop opened in the 80's, they have the classic pie and bake shop down to an art. You won't be disappointed.
Have you ever been to one of these places? Let us know if there’s one we missed in the comments below!