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Lola Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner


Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
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Pizza Du Jour
the chef’s daily pizza featuring some of louisiana’s freshest seasonal veggies, meats and cheeses
Red Bean Hummus
a bacon marmalade, grilled focaccia, chef’s daily accoutrements surround this treat
Louisiana Sweet Potato Ravioli
toasted walnuts, fried sage
Blue Crab Cakes
accompanied with a house made crunchy slaw and remoulade
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Oyster Evelyn
flash fried oysters, fresh mozzarella, marinara
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Oysters 517
flash fried oysters, spinach, brie
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Buffalo Oysters
locally caught gulf oysters. prepared with crystal butter & blue cheese
Soup Du Jour
our chef’s special featuring seasonal ingredients
Oyster Wedge
iceberg lettuce, house made blue cheese dressing, crispy bacon, fried oysters
Merlot Poached Pear Salad
fresh mixed greens, walnuts, panko fried goat cheese
Lola Salad
cranberry vinaigrette, blue cheese, candied pecans
House Roasted Beet Salad
mixed greens, walnuts, blue cheese, lemon vinaigrette
Lola Burger
sharp cheddar, house made pickles, bacon marmalade, white truffle fries
Grilled Sirloin Strip
roasted garlic butter, wilted spinach, white truffle fries
Lamb Shank
mascarpone grits, braised collards
Veal Lasagna
house made pasta, parmesan bechamel, provolone, san marzano tomatoes
Roasted Chicken
wild mushroom bread pudding, snap beans, sage pan gravy
louisiana sweet potato, crisp prosciutto, braised collards, poached yard egg
Gulf Shrimp & Grits
local mushrooms, smoked bacon, parmesan cream
Market Price
Gulf Fish Du Jour
the daily catch
Bronzed Louisiana Black Drum
locally caught gulf shrimp maque choux, braised collards, pickled black eye peas, steen’s cane vinaigrette
Grilled Gulf Shrimp
wild mushroom risotto, brown butter
Bacon Braised Collard Greens
Mascarpone Stone Ground Grits
House Cut White Truffle Fries
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Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

I had come to Covington to help a friend move some brewery equipment. Needless to say we was the load out and Jason had convinced me to go to it. I was dirty and scraggy looking and Jason was not much better, now to the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 436martys
Reviewed December 3, 2018

Enjoyed lunch here while in Covington bicycling the Tammany Trace. Ordered and paid for our meal at the counter. The made-to-order food was tasty. Lola is a good option for those needing a quick lunch. The menu is limited. But, what they served, was good....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank pamt464
Reviewed December 3, 2018 via mobile

Had a great lunch while on Jury duty. Quick service and great selection on the menu. Also great desert selection. Highly recommend. Worth the trip.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank tomwC4095ED
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

The Reverend Sandwich is to die for! The Red Beans and Rice were also delicious. Can’t wait to try other dishes!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank chelbes
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Excellent superb restaurant 🍴🍴🍴Covington is so lucky to have such an incredible restaurant 🍴🍴🍴We are from Baton Rouge and will come back because we want to try everything on the menu,we are so impressed from cocktails to desert. This couple really knows how to wow...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lydia E
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

These people are so discombobulated. They run a decent restaurant but can’t get their crap together with their reservations. We have had two major problems with then saying we had a reservation and then they call as act like they put us on a different...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank KSAntiquer
Reviewed August 6, 2018

The location is small but the food is excellent. They use locally sourced products so their evening menu is constantly changing.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank James W
Reviewed July 13, 2018

I had read an article about this restaurant and its chef's. My wife and I dined on a Thursday, we had no reservations but no problem as we where seated right away. The house wines are very good. We had the Shrimp with Grits and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank charlesg692
Reviewed July 11, 2018

No really. I LOVE LOLA. I have visited Lola on a pretty regular basis over the past three years while working in downtown Covington....and by regular basis I mean...almost once a week for the past 3 years. So, I feel its probably time I finally...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Caitlin P
Reviewed June 23, 2018

I had a seafood pasta special and my wife and a soup and sandwich combination. It was all good and do not forget about the hummingbird cake.

Date of visit: April 2018
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Rudy V
September 7, 2017|
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Yes, from 5 - 9:30 ~ LOLA 985-892-4992 Lunch - Monday - Friday 10:30 am - 2:00 pm Dinner - Thursday - Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Reservations Recommended
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