Louisiana Food & Dining October 13, 2018
by Jackie Ann 6 Rural Restaurants Around Louisiana That Are So Worth The Drive
Sometimes, the best restaurants are located off the beaten path. These rural
restaurants in Louisiana are favorites for locals and absolutely worth the drive, no matter where you’re coming from, so gas up the car and get ready for a mouthwateringly good meal you won’t soon forget.
1. Anchors Up Grill
Located in Cameron, this family-owned and operated joint has everything from po’boys to juicy burgers. The atmosphere is comfortable and casual, and the food will dazzle your tastebuds.
Anchors Up Grill
is the perfect pit stop after a day of exploring the nearby
a great spot for soaking up the sun and also a treasure trove for seashells!
Anchors Up Grill, 465 Marshall St, Cameron, LA 70631, USA
2. Cafe Bouchee
Featuring mouthwatering daily specials, you can’t go wrong with anything on the menu at Cafe Bouchee. Whether you stop by for lunch or dinner, you’re sure to have a memorable experience here. While you're in the area, you may want to check out
White Sands Day Beach,
a great little summertime spot with a sandy beach, an inflatable playground over the water, and more.
Cafe Bouchee, 1103 Cleveland St, Franklinton, LA 70438, USA
3. Bayou Lagniappe
Berwick is a tiny little town over in St. Mary Parish that's one of the most charming
small towns in Louisiana
to spend a day exploring. After you've spent some time touring the town, be sure to swing by Bayou Lagniappe for a true taste of Louisiana cuisine. Don’t let the outside appearance fool you - inside this unassuming building is some of the most mouthwatering seafood you’ll ever taste. Whether you dine or take out, you’re going to love the food here.
Bayou Lagniappe, 102 Bowman St, Berwick, LA 70342, USA
4. Suire’s Grocery
For a taste of true Cajun cuisine, swing by Suire’s Grocery. From fried alligator to gumbo, these home-cooked meals will amaze you. It may be off the beaten path, but this hidden gem is too good to pass up if you’re in the area. Suire's is also home to some of the
best po'boys in Louisiana!
It definitely gets our vote, but we'll let you be the ultimate judge.
Suire's Grocery & Restaurant, 13923 LA-35, Kaplan, LA 70548, USA
5. Cher Amie’s Seafood Restaurant
Cut Off is a tiny little fishing community along Bayou Lafourche in Lafourche Parish that’s home to about 5,000 folks. The inside joke around these parts is that it's “cut off” from the rest of Louisiana, since it’s pretty remote. But we promise, a meal at Cher Amie’s is worth every mile. From seafood platters to burgers and steaks, there’s something for everyone on the menu at Cher Amie’s. The stuffed soft shell-crab is a local favorite, but the real star of the show here is the gumbo. Many will tell you it's some of the
best gumbo in Louisiana!
Cher Amie's Seafood Restaurant, 15628 W Main St, Cut Off, LA 70345, USA
6. Grayson’s Bar-B-Que
Locals will tell you
has the best BBQ around, and they’re not wrong. This no-frills BBQ joint is absolutely worth the drive, and after one bite you’ll become a customer for life.
Grayson's Barbeque, 5849 U. S. Hwy 71, Clarence, LA 71414, USA
How many of these restaurants have you been to? What’s your favorite? Let us know in the comments below!
For even more local cuisine, check out these
hole-in-the-wall restaurants in Louisiana that’ll make you a firm believer in the old saying to never judge a book by its cover.
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Some of the best waterfront restaurants in Louisiana include:
: A rustic seafood joint overlooking Kincaid Lake in Boyce, Louisiana. Tunk’s Cypress Inn
: A beautiful waterfront restaurant in Natchitoches overlooking the Cane River Lake. Maglieaux’s
: A favorite in Arnaudville serving up Louisiana fare with bayou views. The Little Big Cup
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What food is Louisiana known for?
Louisiana is known for Cajun and Creole cuisine, with many dishes focusing on seafood. While they are similar, they are very distinct flavors, and many will tell you that the easiest way to tell the difference between Creole and Cajun food is the use of tomatoes. Creole dishes will commonly use tomatoes in dishes, while Cajun food typically does not. Some of the most
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Red beans and rice