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Lea's Lunchroom

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1810 hwy 71 s, Lecompte, LA 71346
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 5:00 am
Tue - Sat 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Alexandria, Louisiana
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lea's pies are the best. People complain about the $20 price for a whole pie, but it's really not that bad. These pies are handmade from scratch, everyday. For lunch you get what they have. Ham plus vegetables, ham sandwich, or whatever meat they have. Its good ole country food. It's been like that for almost 100 years. If I... More 

Thank Bradley M
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

While the small portion of Hamm was tasty along with the OK veggies, I had a piece of pie and coffee to end the meal. I hardly think the small portions were priced at what I could have had a steak dinner for. I would not recommend this restaurant if you are looking for value.

Thank Dexter C
Spring Hill, Florida
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Took a leisurely drive from Natchitoches to Lafayette and encountered Lea's. Who can resist somewhere in the "pie capital" of Louisiana. Stopped in for lunch - their ham sandwich is fabulous - ham tastes fresh baked and tender. I had the chocolate pie (with meringue topping) and my husband had the fresh cherry pie (slightly tart not too sweet). They... More 

Thank llm34652
Lafayette, Louisiana
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Have been hearing about Lea's for umpteen years and decided to get off I-49 and give it a try. Certainly not what they're made to be. I guess it's like the meat pies in Natchitoches. The coconut cream pie had a mile high meringue, but I didn't buy the pie for a meringue, I bought it for the custard. It... More 

Thank James E
Woodworth, Louisiana
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61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

You have a choice between a "plate" lunch and a Ham/Cheese Sandwich. The plate lunch is good but not great. The pie was not as good as I expected but it was above average. The price of the plate lunch for the area was very high in my opinion, $12.95. Would I go back? Probably not.

Thank SAM387
Houma, Louisiana
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274 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

lea's --- well what can we say --- we stopped on our way to natchitocaes, la -- cathy and I are old and have fond memories of lea's -- but our daughter-in-law and 2 granddaughters not so much -- it was sunday may 1st -- and we pulled off I-49 at mile 66 and drove down the road to lea's... More 

Alexandria, Louisiana
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

It's an old fashioned restaurant with fresh homemade pies family recipes past down generation through generation. The best homemade pies made before our eyes, and the food is pretty good also. I like the lunch specials, especially their family recipe authentic homemade red beans and rice. They pre-soak the bean over night in a brown sugar water solution. Oh, the... More 

Thank billy c
Denton, Texas
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

I've been going to Lea's forever. We always stopped there when I was a kid if we were visiting her hometown nearby or if we were on our way to south Louisiana. And we always bought a pie or two to take home. This restaurant wouldn't thrill someone from Pennsylvania perhaps, but for a good north Louisiana girl like me,... More 

Thank vaisselle
New Orleans, Louisiana
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

The pie at Lea's is well worth a slight detour off the interstate. I have had all the pies, but I think the blueberry is my favorite. A must try..

Thank ReadsForFun
Dallas, Texas
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

Saw a billboard for this place off of I-10. Several miles off the interstate. Menu is simple. Whatever three food items the server tells you they have. I had the ham plate with green beans and their rice dressing. Ham was nothing to write home about. Rice dressing was totally bland but the Green Beans were awesome. Wife had their... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 5:00 am
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1810 hwy 71 s, Lecompte, LA 71346
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lecompte
  • Phone Number: 318-776-5178

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?