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Natchitoches, LA
(318)356-5850
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 7
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Interesting place

Although this place touts itself as a bar and grill it is more bar than grill and is in fact relatively small. I tried the meat pie which was basically ground hamburger meat which had been seasoned and covered in flaky crust. It was disappointingly bland. The fries and salad were OK.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
DDay1959
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McKinney, Texas
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42 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Memphis, Tennessee
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

A friend who used to live here told me I could not pass up a stop at Papa's. They are famous for their meat pies. Wow! it was an amazing meal! I had a bowl of dirty rice as well and it had meaty chunks and gravy mixed in and the flavor was superb. If you come to Natchitoches, you... More 

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De Kalb, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

This little place filed up early with visitors and locals. The fried shrimp was delicious. Right in the historic shopping district.

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New York City, New York
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This place is a lot of fun. It's has great loud atmosphere. The food is very tasty. Service is fast and consistent. Fairly priced.

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McKinney, Texas
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356 reviews 356 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Although this place touts itself as a bar and grill it is more bar than grill and is in fact relatively small. I tried the meat pie which was basically ground hamburger meat which had been seasoned and covered in flaky crust. It was disappointingly bland. The fries and salad were OK.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Papas has great food, I highly recommend the seafood dip, served with fresh made chips! Love the look of the place, very informal. Friendly staff.

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Longview, Texas
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253 reviews 253 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

The staff here makes it hard to leave. They are sharp, attentive and nice. Papa's is one of my retreats when in Natchitoches. Didn't eat here this trip but they make a mean Bloody Mary. Try it, you'll like it!

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Collierville, Tennessee
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44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

We ate here while in Natchitoches right after Christmas. Great location and had pretty good food. The mini meat pie appetizer was great. I had the shrimp and catfish for dinner. It was fresh and tasted great.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

The restaurant is right on Front Street which makes it convenient while viewing the lights and firework show. The food is good. Service is friendly but not really timely. Overall, we enjoyed the experience. Don't forget to try the meat pies!

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North Vancouver BC
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This is how our meal went: Entered, sat down, ordered drinks. They came in cheap plastic cups, like what you would expect at a football game. We ordered our lunch- The burgers/ sandwiches only come with potato chips, you have to pay extra for fries. During our extremely long wait for our food to arrive, both of our drinks were... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We were there on Saturday, 11/29/14, with out of state family to eat after seeing the fireworks. We have eaten here in the past and the service and food was fine. This night we found the service to be terrible! The food, sandwiches, took 45 minutes to come out to the table and it took another 10 minutes to get... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Natchitoches, LA
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Natchitoches
  • Phone Number: (318)356-5850
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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