Take your taste buds on a tour of Cane River Country with our #CaneRiverCravings! From starting the day with a fresh ground coffee at Front Street Marketplace, snacking on a world-famous Natchitoches meat pie, to dining at one of our fabulous locally-owned restaurants; you can enjoy it all! Natchitoches offers true Louisiana cuisine whether Cajun or Creole, home cooked, pub life or tapas, Mexican to Italian - come explore our tasty treats! Just see the pictures below to get a glimpse of what Natchitoches offers!

Mama’s Oyster House

Mama's Oyster House opened in October 2000 and offers a menu concentrating in seafood dishes and, of course, fresh Louisiana oysters.

Mama's expanded its dining capacity in the fall of 2006 by opening the Blues Room (available to private parties and more) and a covered outdoor patio and is now capable of seating larger groups. Also Mama's has LIVE MUSIC on weekend nights. Call for more information.

Mariner’s Restaurant

As a family-owned, family-operated restaurant, Mariner's has reflected the Nichols family's attention to detail since 1983. A member of our family is always on site to assure that our restaurant maintains the highest level of quality, outstanding service and value for your dollar. Join us overlooking Sibley Lake for the most memorable meal of your Natchitoches visit.

Mayeaux's Steak & Seafood

Located in the Historic District on Front Street

Merci Beaucoup Restaurant

Merci Beaucoup promises an original classic Cajun & American menu, served in a charming atmosphere in Historic Downtown Natchitoches. Merci Beaucoup takes great pride in serving our customers with fast, friendly service and consistently great food. We prepare quality dishes from scratch using family recipes and adding the finest ingredients available. Customers can expect service with a smile each and every time. It's called "Southern Hospitality," and we’ll make sure you have a great dining experience…each and every time!

Papa’s Bar & Grill

Papa's Bar & Grill opened in August 1996. Papa's offers a wide variety of sandwiches, including hamburgers and poboys, fried seafood and USDA choice steaks.

Pioneer Restaurant & Pub

Enjoy Pub life - specials daily and over 19 draft beers. Open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner

Sonny's Donuts

Handmade donuts and various treats and kolaches - made fresh daily.