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Louie's Cafe

209 W State St, Baton Rouge, LA 70802-7946
+1 225-346-8221
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“hash browns” (42 reviews)
“burger” (27 reviews)
“veggie omelet” (4 reviews)
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12:00 am - 11:59 pm Hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Cajun & Creole
209 W State St, Baton Rouge, LA 70802-7946
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

1940's decor, great food, lots of veggies, some delicious and unusual cajun choices, generous servings, and great prices.

Thank Christine K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was excited to find this place, but was disappointed. First off, the traffic was bad getting there then when we parked there was a homeless lady staring us down from the bank across the street. We walked in and had to put our name...More

Thank WhereverYouleadme
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Had my first experience with catfish at this joint and was very impressed. My friend had one of the omelettes and couldn’t stop raving about it. It definitely feels very local and is a typical 24-hour diner kind of experience but the food is way...More

Thank alley_cat00
Reviewed 4 March 2018

I'm new to Baton Rouge and wanted to try a local landmark breakfast diner. Louie's is a must if you have not been there before. Looks like a 50's style old school diner. Very similar to the Jersey style diners you see in the Northeast....More

Thank haroldb818
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We go to Louie’s every Sat. Our favorites are the grilled cat fish sandwich, the BEST and the veggie omelet. The hash browns and stone ground grits are excellent.

Thank JiJi J
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Convenient that the restaurant is open 24 hours a day, especially when I work around the clock. Great omelettes and even better service. You should go because this place rocks!

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 28 January 2018

I have visit this restaurant twice and both times, I have not been disappoint. The staff is friendly and the service is great. The food is great and bountiful. Located near LSU campus, so there is always a crowd. But the wait is never long.

Thank Sunshineldy
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Decided to stop for breakfast on our way home from New Orleans. Figured that Baton Rouge would be a good stopping point. I reviewed various restaurants and decided on Louie's Cafe. Boy am I glad I did. It's a dinner style place and was packed....More

Thank Margie B
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Casual, old fashioned diner style restaurant. Was highly recommended for a good, affordable breakfast and did not disappoint. Large menu. We had eggs, pancakes, and waffles, and all were delicious. Good coffee that was refilled regularly. I will visit again for sure!

Thank SunAndShop
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Great poboys and hash browns. You can see the chef cook! Service a bit slow. Tried local beer, which was good too.

Thank Breverey
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9 December 2017|
Response from Monica-Hisano | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lizzie, We know how to get to Louie's, but did not know the physical address. A Google search reports that Louie's Cafe has moved to 3322 Lake St, Baton Rouge, LA. Bon appetit!!
15 May 2016|
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Response from Monica-Hisano | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about the type of cheese that Louie’s had in the 60’s or currently. But whatever it is, you can bet it’ll be delish!!! I haven’t lived in Baton Rouge for several decades, but still visit family to three times a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 W State St, Baton Rouge, LA 70802-7946
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Baton Rouge
  • Phone Number: +1 225-346-8221
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