Louisiana August 02, 2018
These 8 Small Town Louisiana Restaurants Will Serve You The Best Meal Of Your Life
Just because a town is small doesn’t mean it’s not hiding some of the best food in the state. These eight small-town eateries are absolutely worth the road trip, so next time you’re in the mood for some deliciously homemade grub, consider taking a journey to discover one of these fantastic gems.
1. C’est Bon (Mermentau)
C’est Bon has been serving deliciously hearty meals since 1986, and they might just be the best-kept secret in Louisiana.
Address: 1400 Railroad Ave. / Hwy 90, Mermentau, LA 70556
2. Cher Amie’s (Cut Off)
This delightfully charming little eatery in Cut Off serves a variety of seafood to sink your teeth into. If you’re not in the mood for seafood, don’t worry, they have plenty of options including specialty sandwiches, pasta, and salads.
Address: 15628 W Main St., Cut Off, LA 70345
3. The Grapevine Cafe (Donaldsonville)
This quirky little joint over in Donaldsonville features local art, live music, and some of the best Cajun cuisine in the area. Your taste buds will thank you for a visit here!
Address: 211 Railroad Ave., Donaldsonville, LA 70346
4. Lea’s Lunchroom (Lecompte)
A Louisiana tradition since 1928, the pies at this restaurant are legendary. Though tiny, this tasty place bakes up eight varieties of pie each morning using recipes that have stood the test of time. For more information about Lea's Lunchroom and their delicious pies, check out our previous article
Address: 1810 Highway 71 S, Lecompte, LA 71346
5. Main Street Restaurant (Gilliam)
This locally owned and operated business is just the ticket when you’re in the mood for a casual meal. From burgers to seafood, there’s something for everyone on the menu.
Address: 12807 Main St., Gilliam, LA 71029
6. Morton’s Seafood (Madisonville)
This rustic seafood restaurant is nestled right on the Tchefuncte River - the perfect landscape for an after dinner stroll. The menu is filled with some of the best seafood on the Northshore, and the atmosphere will make you feel like one of the family.
Address: 702 Water St., Madisonville, LA 70447
7. Skinney’s (Kentwood)
Skinney’s has been serving up finger-licking good BBQ since 1943. While the restaurant has changed hands a few times over the years, the BBQ sauce remains the same recipe that Skinney’s wife, Marie, used to cook at home almost 75 years ago.
Address: 78136 US-51, Kentwood, LA 70444
8. Suire’s Grocery & Restaurant (Kaplan)
Don’t let appearances fool you; this no-frills restaurant is packing some serious flavors. For an authentic Cajun home-cooked meal, you just can’t go wrong with this casual joint.
Address: 13923 La Highway 35, Kaplan, LA 70548
Where’s your favorite small town restaurant in Louisiana? Sound off in the comments below!