Louisiana Food & Dining April 15, 2018
8 Country Restaurants In Louisiana That Are So Worth The Trip
Sometimes, the best restaurants are the places that are off the beaten path. What small towns lack in touristy attractions, they make up for with restaurants that serve up some of the best home-cooked meals you’ve ever had. In no particular order, here are eight country restaurants in Louisiana that are so worth the trip.
1. Lil G’s Kajun Restaurant
This delicious Cajun restaurant is perfect for a casual meal with friends or family. If you’re in the mood for something authentic and maybe a little spicy, this is the spot. Address: 9338 Highway 23, Belle Chasse, LA 70037.
2. Pamela’s Bayou in a Bowl
Nestled in the heart of Alexandria, Pamela’s Bayou in a Bowl is about as authentic as they get. From red beans and rice to fried chicken, there’s something for everyone on the menu. Address: 33 MacArthur Dr., Alexandria, LA 71303.
This family owned and operated business has been feeding Cajuns since 1962, and they’re still going strong. Known for their meat market, not only do they sell some of the best sausages around, but their cafeteria-style eatery will blow you away. Address: 3015 Main Hwy., Breaux Bridge, LA 70517.
Anyone who grew up in the Lafayette area can tell you T-Coon’s is the place to be for delicious Zydeco cooking. Serving breakfast and lunch seven days a week, you’re guaranteed to leave with a full belly after a meal at T-Coons. Address: 1900 W Pinhook Rd, Lafayette, LA 70508.
5. Villager’s Cafe
Head on over to the sleepy little town of Maurice for some of the best po’boys you’ve ever had. Villager’s Cafe has been open since 1997 it’s certainly the best-kept secret of the town. Address: 8400 Maurice Ave., Maurice, LA 70555.
6. Ma Mama’s Kitchen
French bistro meets authentic Cajun cuisine over at Ma Mama’s Kitchen, and the selection here reflects a little bit of everything. From steaks to seafood, there’s not a bad thing on the menu. Address: 124 W Main St., New Roads, LA 70760.
7. Ronnie’s Boudin & Cracklin
Featuring generous portions and a down-home atmosphere, it’s no wonder why Ronnie’s has become so popular over the years. Their original location is at 9830 Florida Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70815 and their Hammond location is 43106 S. Airport Rd., Hammond, LA 70403.
8. S&H Good Eats Cafe
This locally owned and operated restaurant over in Slidell serves mouthwatering, homemade meals that everyone will love. Address: 1830 Gause Blvd. W, Slidell, LA 70460.
Do you have a favorite lesser-known country restaurant that didn’t make the list? Share your recommendations in the comments below – we love to taste-test new places!