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Log Cabin Mesquite Grill

1906 Farmerville Hwy, Ruston, LA 71270-3008
318-255-8023
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Ranked #5 of 83 Restaurants in Ruston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Sep 1, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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Mandeville, Louisiana
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64 reviews 64 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We were just in Ruston to get our son moved in to his dorm for his freshman year at LA Tech and this was his last dinner with his mother and I before we headed back home the next day. They have a variety of BBQ menu items- we had ribs, combo suasage and pulled pork, and fajitas between the... More

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Chris G, Owner at Log Cabin Mesquite Grill, responded to this review

Mr Ray Thank you so much for visiting the cabin while in Ruston. I know its a big deal having the last meal with your child when leaving them for college so we are so called you picked us and had a great experience. We are all about the local brewery's in Shreveport since they are so close so glad... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We've eaten here several times. The food was just good, not great. We mainly choose Log Cabin because of the variety on the menu. There is something there for everyone. The service has always been great and the have a nice store inside that sells cajun stuffed meats and other food items.

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Vienna
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

Kudos to the Owners, Management and Staff. Very diverse menu...something for everyone. I'm always looking for the places locals frequent. This is one for Ruston, LA.

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Good service. Overall would give it a six out of 10. The fried pickles were great for an appetizer, although they could not accommodate for a half order. I had the grilled shrimp Po boy with loaded mashed potatoes, neither of which were extra special, and the shrimp seemed overcooked. I was excited to try the peach white chocolate bread... More

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Houma, Louisiana
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We ate here on May 23, 2014. We had a party of 6. I ordered several appetizers, one being fried pickles. My wife is the only one in the group that loves fried pickles, Well we cleaned the plate and there was a plate full, lol. We all ordered different entree's and we were all very pleased. Our server was... More

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Austin, TX
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78 reviews 78 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The portions are HUGE (up to you whether that's a pro or con). The side salad was pretty sub-par (pale green lettuce) but had good croutons. Chicken fried steak was surprisingly good, especially if you like things on the peppery side. Excellent service! (Ask for Stormy)

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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66 reviews 66 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We stopped while passing through. The food was good, with quite a variety. Service was good once we got seated. For some reason, seating was slow and they weren't too busy. Worth the stop though.

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New Orleans
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The Log Cabin has a wide variety of options, from barbeque to Mexican food options to Southern comfort food. I've never had a bad meal there!

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Dubach
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

Good restaurant with a wide variety of food. The service is good and the food is great. The place can be quite noisy especially if there are kids.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Good variety of food. Almost overwhelming for someone who has trouble making decisions. We both had burgers. Tasted like they were fresh off the BBQ grill. Fast, friendly service. Will be back!

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