The History Behind This 22-Year-Old Restaurant In Louisiana Is Unexpectedly Awesome

Louisiana is full of delightful restaurants where the story behind the building is just as good as the food. This particular place in Ruston is no exception, and it’s worth your while to pay them a visit.

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You can find Ponchatoulas at 109 E Park Ave., Ruston, LA 71270. The restaurant is open from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. on Monday through Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday. For more information, including a peek at the menu, check out their website here, and stay up to date on events and daily specials on their Facebook page here.

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