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The Little Village

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447 3rd St, Baton Rouge, LA 70802-5500
+1 225-218-6685
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“bread” (64 reviews)
“veal milanese” (2 reviews)
“sea bass” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
447 3rd St, Baton Rouge, LA 70802-5500
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here not having made reservations and not knowing it was Prom night in Baton Rouge. That said, the place was slammed and we decided to eat at the bar with three other couples in the same predicament. The bartenders were awesome, they made...More

Thank MelisaTheGlassPantry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It has been years since I’ve been back in this area and last night I had dinner here. An excellent experience in every way. Pleasant greeting, attentive service, excellent food. I will be back most certainly.

Thank shakey26
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I always check out restaurant reviews on Trip Advisor and Open Table before we travel out of town on vacation. It’s always interesting to read so many glowing reviews of a restaurant and then read a few horrible reviews. I guess all...More

Thank SBCB2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Little Village was around the corner from our Hampton hotel so we tried it. Glad we did. The staff was so spot on. It felt like we were eating at a upscale restaurant in a major city with how great the service was. The...More

Thank Matthew M
Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

So this place is a bit of a mixed bag. Kind of an older crowd. Decor is a little dated. But the menu is good. Some items are down right very good. The bread is ridiculous heavy...but it does taste good. The steak topped w...More

Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

It was all so good and so tasty! The bread with butter, garlic, parmesan and olives was amazing, and the Toscany crab just delicious!

Thank Daniela B
Reviewed March 3, 2018

I've been to this restaurant several times over the years on my periodic business trips to Baton Rouge. The first time I ate there, I was amazed by the rib-eye steaks and how wonderful they were. As I've tried to eat a bit healthier and...More

Thank 460route44
Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

Little did I know such a wonderful restaurant existed in downtown Baton Rouge. Weekend “getaway” in Baton Rouge for parades and birthday. Intimate setting, great service and wonderful food. The bread is to die for and the chicken parm was the most tender I have...More

Thank Mckmemaw
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

We had reservations & were seated immediately. I don’t particularly like being seated so closely to other diners that I can hear every word of their conversation even through the dining room noise. 2 top tables are so close that it felt like we were...More

Thank wegetaround5
Reviewed January 26, 2018

We had reservations for Saturday night to celebrate friends 50th Anniversary. Checked in at the desk, who acknolwedged our reservation and congratulated the Anniversary couple. Escorted us to our table and gave us menus and wine list. Our server came shortly with 2 flutes with...More

Thank Lukeanthonywflorida
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Sorry, we were there for dinner!
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Casual is fine if you are going tailgating. For a party wear fancy jeans and tops or a cute attire. Local boutiques and stores carry a great selection. Just make sure you were the right colors: purple and goal and have... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 447 3rd St, Baton Rouge, LA 70802-5500
    (Main St.)
  • Public Transportation: City buses operate nearby for a nominal fee as well as a free downtown trolley system with stops nearby. Ask your hotel concierge for the best available transit option depending on your starting location and time of arrival/departure.
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Baton Rouge
  • Phone Number: +1 225-218-6685
  • E-mail
A modern take on the original Village restaurant (established in 1947), our reputation is for serving Baton Rouge’s finest Italian, Prime Beef, Maine Lobster, Veal and fresh Gulf seafood. The Downtown location features daily specials, a full bar and can accommodate private parties for up to fifty. We also have space for up to 15 guests in our bar area where dinner is also served.
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