2880 N Westport Drive
Port Allen, LA 70767
Phone: (225) 343-4300
Fax: (225) 343-4375
One of the neighborhood favorites, Capital City Grill Downtown offers great variety of food. The ambiance is warm and friendly, and so is their staff. Some of the items you may want to try are steaks, crawfish and parmesan mashed potatoes, blackened chicken, mandarin chicken salad, and lots more. Complement your meals with a drink from the extensive bar. The desserts are homemade and a lovely experience. For the quantities they serve, their prices are absolutely reasonable. They also offer their space for gatherings and private dinners. For more information, call ahead.
An eatery trying to break the mold, the Restaurant IPO is a place that strikes a perfect balance between traditional and fusion. This joint offers traditional meals with a twist of flavors that surprise your taste buds. Here they believe that food and drink are a type of art, hence they play with flavors and spices to produce unique dishes. Visit them today for a truly unique meal.
A fine dining destination, Stroubes promises an exquisite experience for all your senses. The elegant space is enhanced with an interesting and imaginative menu designed by Chef Scott Varnedoe. Feast on a classic ribeye or fillet mignon, or opt for contemporary dishes like Asian Cajun Tuna and Duck Fat Baby Back Ribs. Complement your meal with a drink from their extensive cocktail and wine list.
Louie’s Café, open since 1941, is one of the oldest restaurants in town. Steeped in history, the diner is always buzzing with patrons, from first-timers to visitors since Louie was around. It's proximity to the Louisiana State University makes it a campus favorite. Pick a stool at the counter and enjoy delicious diner classics like hamburgers, steaks, shakes and sandwiches. Their signature seafood gumbo is a delicious choice, and their homemade buttermilk biscuits are delicious.
Overlooking the Louisiana State University Campus, Roul’s Deli is a nondescript place. But it is known in the neighborhood for its burgers and cheap fare. Dig into burgers like Mega Burger, Shrimp Burger and Mo Burger. They also serve Po-boys and salads.
Rama has consistently wowed locals with some of the best Thai food in town. The little restaurant puts its heart and soul into its traditional dishes and emerges a winner. The popularity of the restaurant means that it is always lively with loyal customers. Try the excellent dishes like Pad Thai and Pad See Ew and a drink like the Thai Iced Tea.
Sample Fat Cow's gourmet spin on the timeless American favorite, the burger. With quality being their top-most priority, the franchise prides itself on the use of ethically-raised and hand-ground Angus beef. Their signature sauces and homemade dressings are made from locally-sourced and seasonal produce. The menu features classic versions like the Bacon Cheeseburger as well as adventurous renditions like The 120, made with bacon and Gruyere cheese, and Delta, from Blue Cheese and BBQ Sauce. Pair these with delicious fries, salads and milkshakes (the Creole Cream Cheese Malt or the Chocolate and Peanut Butter are especially tasty). The triple-patty Who Dat Burger is not for the faint of heart.
City Pork is a deli that's doing things differently. Everything sold in this little eatery is made from scratch, in-house; from their house-smoke pork shoulder to their pickles and condiments. Their handcrafted approach results in a season-driven menu that showcases their star ingredient: pork. Try the Cubano: pork shoulder, honey ham, house pickles, dijon and swiss on poboy bread.
If you are craving for some authentic Mexican cuisine, La Carreta is the place to be at. Their ambiance is casual and fun. They have a pleasant outdoor seating as well. Some of the dishes you may want to try here are the tacos, bean and cheese enchiladas, chicken tamale, chicken flauta, and much more. The desserts are a must try! They also have an extensive bar to offer. For private parties and gatherings, they offer their space and catering services too. Call ahead for more details.
A Baton Rouge institution since the late 1980s, TJ Ribs was a groundbreaking addition to the city's culinary scene at its opening. This restaurant features succulent baby back ribs, while most barbecues in the area offer the tougher spare rib cuts. These ribs drew in a deluge of students from nearby Lousiana State University. The full rack of baby back ribs, slow cooked over 24 hours after a treatment of dry rubs and marinades, is the ultimate draw here. A full menu of chicken, beef, seafood, sandwiches and salad options are available for those not wanting to get their hands dirty. Try out the barbecue platter for the widest selection of everything TJ Ribs does right.
Outback Steakhouse is a chain of friendly and upbeat chophouses around the United States. It has an easy-going air, and has adopted an Australian theme for its decor. The outlet at Baton Rouge is popular among locals and tourists for its juicy steaks and appetizers that quell the appetite. Start with the Bloomin' Onions, a much-ordered starter made of fried onions served with bloom dip. Proceed to the Baby-back Ribs and the heart-shaped grilled chicken. The Filet and Lobster Tail and the Gold Mahi are seafood specialties. The restaurant also offers a selection of cuts that have lesser calories, aimed at the health-conscious.
A Baton Rouge favorite since 1975, this Italian restaurant serves up delicious home cooking. The southern Italian specialties are recipes from, 'mama Marino' herself, handed down through the generations. With an emphasis on seafood and steaks, the menu is comprised of mouth-watering dishes. Beloved by families and couples alike, its easy to see how this establishment has won over the hearts of many, from the Italian comfort food to the cozy atmosphere complete with candle light and a fireplace. Save room for dessert, their spumone and homemade cheesecake is raved about!