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10 Best Diners in Louisiana

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If there’s anything you’ll find in abundance in Louisiana, it’s outstanding food. The locals in this state have a way with food, from regional specialties to American staples. If you have a craving for diner cuisine, check out any of these top Louisiana diners.

Camellia Grill, New Orleans, LA

The Camellia Grill embodies everything wonderful about the mid century US, as it should be, because it’s been a local legend since it opened in 1946. Check it out for the authentic mid century diner experience that so many other diners aim to replicate.

Louie’s Cafe, Baton Rouge, LA

For more than 80 incredible years, Louie’s Cafe has been satisfying cravings for hungry Baton Rouge locals and visitors alike. It’s particularly beloved by the neighborhood LSU students, but everyone can appreciate this fantastic local spot.

Strawn’s Eat Shop, Shreveport, LA

On the hunt for some classic diner fare? Strawn’s Eat Shop fits the bill in the best possible way. It’s particularly famous for its ice box pie, but you can’t go wrong with anything on the menu.

Hub City Diner, Lafayette, LA

Have yourself a good, old-fashioned, rock-and-roll time at the Hub City Diner. This 1950s-themed diner is a Lafayette staple where you can find all your tastes under one roof.

KD’s Diner, Lake Charles, LA

Many diners are open for breakfast and lunch, but what if you have a craving for some diner cooking late at night? KD’s Diner has you covered. This cherished Lake Charles restaurant has its full menu available 24 hours a day.

Sentry Grill, Alexandria, LA

Sentry Grill is a modest hometown diner but every dish it serves is outstanding enough that it warrants no modesty. Pop in for lunch or dinner and enjoy burgers, patty melts, and more.

Belle’s Old South Diner, West Monroe, LA

Trying to decide between classic diner cuisine and local Cajun masterpieces? You don’t have to decide because Belle’s Old South Diner has it all. You can come back day after day to travel through its menu and you won’t have a disappointing meal once.

Jean’s Diner, Minden, LA

Jean’s Diner in Minden is all about the essentials: just fantastic food in a relaxed atmosphere. Head in for your favorite comfort foods in a home cooked style.

Ranch House Cafe, Leesville, LA

Satisfy any craving you could have for diner classics at the Ranch House Cafe. This Leesville restaurant offers the best of homestyle cooking.

Duffy’s Diner, New Iberia, LA

Duffy’s Diner is the ultimate spot in New Iberia to go for a delicious meal with a fun 1950s aesthetic. You can’t go wrong with any of its sandwiches, po’boys, salads, or desserts.

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