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French Market Express

5109 University Pkwy, Natchitoches, LA 71457-7169
+1 318-357-9002
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“yam cake” (14 reviews)
“pies” (19 reviews)
“crawfish pie” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Fast food
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LOCATION
5109 University Pkwy, Natchitoches, LA 71457-7169
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

our yearly trip to Lion's Camp lands us here (by choice). If possible, everything we tried was even better than last year. The crawfish pie was unbelievable. Definitely will be back on the way home and then next year.

Thank Swentzell01
Linda H, Owner at French Market Express, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow -- thank you so much! I am sincerely flattered to know that you loved our crawfish pie so much, and it's an honor to be one of your road trip traditions. Here's to doing it all over again some time! Sincerely, Linda Henderson

Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Really good food and wonderful bakery. A really nice surprise for the road weary. We like it so much it's where we plan to get gas when in the area.

Thank Jayne L
Linda H, Owner at French Market Express, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

I am so honored to know that we've become your new pit stop when you're in town, Jayne! Thanks so much for sharing your experience with everyone -- we can't wait to see you again! All the best, Linda Henderson

Reviewed 18 May 2017

So, my reason for stopping in this town on my way back from Florida was this place. I have had their Yam Cakes before! Had to show my mom how good they are! My mom and I bought all they had made, which was 25,...More

Thank leiismimi
Linda H, Owner at French Market Express, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Wow, this sincerely just made my day! It is such an honor to be part of your road trip tradition, and I can't thank you and your mom enough for everything. I'm so thrilled to know that the Yam Cakes were such a huge hit,...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We are not really accustomed to some of the nuances of what is considered a restaurant in some parts of this great country, but we were directed here for good food by the GREAT desk staff at the Natchitoches Comfort Inn. It was late on...More

Thank sjoMN
Linda H, Owner at French Market Express, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2017

I am truly honored to know that you loved the food here so much -- especially that crawfish pie! It means the world to have you swing by, and thanks so much for sharing your wonderful experience with everyone. It really means a lot, and...More

Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Great Bakery! Good selection of food. And meat pies are not bad.... I only get one if Lasyone's is closed. Bathrooms could use some remodeling, updating and cleaning. The same graffiti has been in the men's room for YEARS! My family was allowed to stay...More

Thank SpaceCowboy2017
Linda H, Owner at French Market Express, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2017

I'm thrilled to see how much you love the bakery, and it's especially nice to know that we could be a place of shelter in that crazy time of need! Likewise, I also appreciate your input. We certainly want your entire experience here to be...More

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch and we're so pleased we did. Vegetable plate (enough for 2 people) a side of butter beans and 3 meat pies split among three hungry people. The corn is TO DIE FOR. Then we went back for pie... very good!...More

Thank Cindy B
Linda H, Owner at French Market Express, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2017

I'm so thrilled to see that your visit here was such a pleasant surprise, Cindy! It's an honor to know that we'll be seeing you again, and thanks so much for your kind words! -Linda Henderson

Reviewed 10 March 2017

This was an unexpected treat that we found as a cheap eats listing. It is in a gas station near the interstate. You are stopping here for great blue plate lunch, meat/crawfish pies, or bakery treats. Loved the crawfish pie...wished I had bought more to...More

Thank lowell01
Linda H, Owner at French Market Express, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2017

I am beyond thrilled to know what a pleasant surprise you had coming by! Knowing that our crawfish pie was such a big hit means the world, and thanks so much for sharing your experience with everyone. It means a lot, and we can't wait...More

Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

This is the best place to get a delicious Natchitoches meat pie. Always hot and ready. They now have spicy

Thank neworleanszombie
Linda H, Owner at French Market Express, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2017

Thank you so much -- it means a lot to know that you love our meat pies! I truly appreciate your kind words and can't wait to have you back! Sincerely, Linda Henderson

Reviewed 8 January 2017

When you ask locals where to get things and many point to one place then you should take their advise. This place was on our way out of town so a pie for breakfast seemed in order along with a couple of boxes of frozen...More

Thank Gus S
Linda H, Owner at French Market Express, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2017

Thank you so much for swinging by, Gus! It really means a lot to know that so many locals pointed you in our direction, and I'm glad that our pies and prawns were both such big hits. It really means a lot that you shared...More

Reviewed 6 January 2017

There were Friendly staff, good variety of items for sale and delicious food. All served with southern hospitality.More

Thank Lovingood2014
Linda H, Owner at French Market Express, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2017

I'm so happy to know what a wonderful experience you had with us, and it's especially nice to see that our staff gave you such friendly and caring service. Thanks so much for sharing your kind words -- I hope we get to have you...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 00:00
Monday
00:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
00:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
00:00 - 00:00
Thursday
00:00 - 00:00
Friday
00:00 - 00:00
Saturday
00:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5109 University Pkwy, Natchitoches, LA 71457-7169
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Natchitoches
  • Phone Number: +1 318-357-9002
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