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“Best shrimp I have eaten in 30 years!”
Review of Papa's Bar & Grill

Papa's Bar & Grill
Ranked #11 of 66 Restaurants in Natchitoches
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Reviewed April 8, 2014 via mobile

A quaint place on brick front row in Natchitoches, LA that would put the V in vacation, in the oldest historical town of LA. We ordered shrimp and fries and tea on a sunny afternoon, very pleasant place, home-townish flair with great conversation at a great price...beat one of the big city seafood restaurants anytime. Shrimp was fried...not greasy...fries crisp and perfect...what a treat on this little brick road with friendly people...will be back soon!

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Reviewed March 9, 2014

They're connected to the adjacent restaurant "Mama's" but the food is not as good. I had the very forgettable Cajon Roast Beef Po Boy. The Caesar burger sounds good but actually not so much.

Thank Mark7374
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Reviewed February 27, 2014

The fried fish and oysters were excellent. It is not often that I find a restaurant which fries fish and oysters with just the right coating of cornmeal (no heavy batter), the correct seasoning, and having a crispness on the outside while remaining soft on the inside. Some of the best fish and oysters that I have ever had.

Service was friendly, quick, and efficient.

Papa's has that hole in the wall atmosphere that larger restaurants try to imitate. But this is genuine. Food, service, and atmosphere all combine for a good experience.

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Thank David G
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Reviewed December 20, 2013

This place is not good. It was recommended by a shop worker who must have been affiliated with the place. The food had absolutely no flavor, neither the crawfish pasta (the crawfish were chewy) or the tuna steak. I would highly recommend NOT going here.

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Thank Derrick S
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Reviewed November 2, 2013

My wife and I visited Natchitoches (Nack-a-dish) Louisiana today and walked around town taking in the sights of this beautiful city along the historic Red River.
It got to be around lunch time so we started looking for a place to eat. We looked at the menu in the window of Papa's Bar and Grill and it looked good so we decided to give it a try. Inside is a very welcoming looking place. Our server Nicole is great and we lacked for nothing. We decided on an appetizer of Creole Matchsticks which is a mix of jalapeno strips and strips of onion deep fried in an excellent batter and served with Honey Mustard and Ranch dressings on the side. We both decided on one of our favorites, Shrimp Po' Boys. The Po' Boys were the best we have ever eaten. the place is clean the people friendly and you can't miss if you choose Papa's for a meal.

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Thank rodneytherock
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