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Lea's Lunchroom

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1810 hwy 71 s, Lecompte, LA 71346
318-776-5178
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7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 5:00 am
Tue - Sat 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • 15
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Review is for pie

It's hard to review a place that is known for pies, but also serves lunch. I'm ONLY reviewing the pies we've eaten here. Pecan - tastes homemade. Not overly gelatinous. It has a rich buttery flavor and the pecans aren't too chewy. The piece of pie had had fresh pecans on it. Lemon... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
DoriYoung
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Arlington, Texas
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55 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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273 reviews 273 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

If you live Pie's I'm almost certain you will not find a better pie that you will find @ Lea's... Word in any human language could not possible explain the absolute delight your taste buds have while eating a Lea's pie... I will be back...

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DeRidder, Louisiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The food was just ok. The pies were nothing g spectacular in my opinion. The coconut pie didn't taste like coconut and had none it. Pecan pie ok. Chocolate pie was just nasty. Won't be going back.

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Arlington, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

It's hard to review a place that is known for pies, but also serves lunch. I'm ONLY reviewing the pies we've eaten here. Pecan - tastes homemade. Not overly gelatinous. It has a rich buttery flavor and the pecans aren't too chewy. The piece of pie had had fresh pecans on it. Lemon meringue - The pie was very lemony.... More 

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New orleans
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141 reviews 141 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Near the crossroads of Louisiana, politicians have stopped here since the Longs. The gracious service is matched only by the luncheon specials and sandwiches--roasted pork and ham (a tradition there). The pies are memorable in range and taste.

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Idyllwild, California, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

My wife, my two daughters, a dear friend from Louisiana, and I were seeing all the important sites in Louisiana. We had been driving around for hours. We got lost near Alexandria. We couldn't find a good place to eat. We were all tired, annoyed, and hungry. Finally, we found it: Lea's Lunchroom. Our friend had been there before, and... More 

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New Iberia, Louisiana
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Have be stopping at Leas since 1950's and it's still outstanding. My favorite is the banana pie. Also coconut, chocolate, peach and blackberry pies. The ham sandwich it worth the stop all by itself.

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Alexandria, Louisiana
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We visited Lea's at the recommendation of co-workers. We were told the trip is worth it for the pie alone and that is absolutely correct!! Our sampling included pecan and coconut - both were delicious!! The meringue on the coconut pie was light and sweet and the pecans were generously added. We ate lunch before our dessert - my husband... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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90 reviews 90 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Had a great lunch at Lea's Lunchroom. Sat at the large table that is reserved for the group of gentlemen that come for coffee each day. I sat in Dr. Fitz's chair. Everyone on the menu was outstanding that day. A must is a piece of pie for dessert. If you leave without having a piece of pie, you have... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Great ham sandwiches and wonderful pies. A great roadside stop when traveling through LA. Not far from I-49.

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Houston, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Because this restaurant holds so many fond memories it was hard to post a negative review. Time has not been kind to this restaurant. The lunch which was supposed to be beef tips looked like a can of dog food over cold potatoes. The green beans were cold and watery. The roll was from a package served with butter. Gone... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1810 hwy 71 s, Lecompte, LA 71346
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lecompte
  • Phone Number: 318-776-5178

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 5:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm

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