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Bayou Country General Store

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Last Chance Stop

We've been stopping at this store on our way out of town for several years. It's kind of a last... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2018
Leslie B
via mobile
Favorite Place to Get Pralines!!!

If I ever happen to leave New Orleans, I always have an urge to stop here because their pralines... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
Clisby W
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Bayou Country is all things Louisiana and other cool stuff! We're making the best Pralines everyday and you'll enjoy browzing our huge selection of unique art, gifts and treasures. Our Cafe is open from 11-5 so come enjoy a great shopping and dining...more
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1101 E Howze Beach Rd, Slidell, LA 70461-5654
+1 985-649-3264
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Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

We've been stopping at this store on our way out of town for several years. It's kind of a last hoorah and stop for souvenirs, seasonings, etc. Friendly and helpful staff, clean restrooms, and delicious pralines.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Leslie B
Reviewed August 13, 2018

If I ever happen to leave New Orleans, I always have an urge to stop here because their pralines are amazing! From mini pralines to creamy vanilla, chocolate, and the turtle ones (must try!) If you don't happen to get your fix while in the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Clisby W
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

We have visited here several times a year for ourselves as well as bringing out of town guests! We enjoy watching the ladies make their handmade candies! ***We each have our favorite candies...I LOVE the Peanut Butter Pralines while my daughter LOVES their Turtle candies...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank James J
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Great place to get Louisiana souvenirs without having to go to downtown New Orleans. Some prices are high, but probably not as high as getting them in the city. Some items are way overpriced, like red beans, coffee and creole seasonings. You're better off going...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank My Info K
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Bayou country has the best fresh pralines and turtles around. The store also has a lot of great novelty New Orleans items. It is never really busy and the little cafe has closed.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Heather S
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Best pralines around, always a good selection of interesting gift items, I make this place a "must shop" at Christmas time. Good food in the café, but only open for lunch.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank ruthielong58
Reviewed January 4, 2018

Wasn't sure this place was open when we arrived. There were only two cars in a huge parking lot. The store is neat and clean, but a lot of open space, like they have more room than things to sell. They do have the advertised...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank MamaFrank
Reviewed November 16, 2017

I've tried going to this place 5 times and I can't figure out how they stay open. On 4 visits, they were closed with an empty parking lot during regular daytime business hours, not on a holiday or anything. Another time found my way to...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank LSUdad4
Reviewed October 13, 2017

I went here for pralines to take home for various friends & family. They had all the popular flavors and then some. I prefer the original and their recipe did not disappoint. Yum! There were many souvenirs, from cutsie to nice. All were either a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank IDKwhoIare
Reviewed August 12, 2017

This store has about everything related to cajun life. Many gifts, including a lot of cajun spices, shirts, and some of the best pralines that I have eaten. Everything is quite pricey so don't expect a bargain!

Date of experience: August 2017
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