Restaurants in Louisiana
Houmas House Plantation, located between Baton Rouge and New Orleans, is one of the South's oldest and most beautiful plantation estates, and home of Latil's Landing Restaurant, The Carriage House Restaurant, Cafe' Burnside, Le Petite Houmas Restaurant and The Wine Cellars of Houmas House. In the tradition of Old Louisiana Dining, Executive Chef Jeremy Langlois has created menus that will delight and please the finest of guests, and present you with an experience rivalling those of the great Sugar Barons of the 1800's. The Carriage House restaurant is the newest facility and offers luxury fine dining between 5-8pm, 7 nights a week as well as a Louisiana Tasting Menu.
Sammy's Grill is a favourite for seafood, steaks and Louisiana-style hot sandwiches in and around Baton Rouge and has been for more than 20 years. They have now opened a fourth location in Ascension Parish at 16400 Airline Highway in Prairieville. It joins locations on Highland Road, Baton Rouge, on Wax Road in Central and on Old Scenic Highway in Zachary.
One of the oldest Cajun restaurants in Louisiana has renamed, expanded and rejuvenated its menu and dining room. Pont Breaux's Cajun Restaurant in Breaux Bridge is the restaurant formerly known as Mulate's. They are open daily and have live Cajun music nightly and can accommodate groups. More information on the Cajun experience.
Ruby's Cafe, a breakfast and lunch staple in downtown Eunice, is now joined around the corner by Ruby's Restaurant and Bar, offering Cajun and Creole cuisine, seafood, steaks and hot sandwiches. The restaurant on South Second Street is open on weekdays for lunch and Wednesday through to Saturday for dinner.
Cafe des Amis, the birthplace of the zydeco breakfast in Cajun Country, has opened a new restaurant in downtown New Iberia. The restaurant at 225 West Main Street offers the same food, zydeco breakfast and artsy ambiance as the original location in Breaux Bridge.
Shreveport's new Stir Tapas Bar features a menu of internationally flavoured small-bites style entrees using only Louisiana seafood. The venue is the city's only tapas bar and it offers low-key live entertainment most evenings. It is the city's historic Highland neighbourhood.