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Martha's Bistro

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19900 Old Scenic Hwy, Zachary, LA 70791-7368
+1 225-658-8328
10:30 - 18:00
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Sun 10:30 - 18:00
Mon 10:30 - 21:00
Wed - Thu 10:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 22:00
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have visited this restaurant several times. This is the first time I have sat down to review. I just want to make sure everyone hears about this little gem. If you are visiting the Baton Rouge area, take the short ride up to Zachary. You will not be disappointed.(Unless it's Tuesday. They are closed on Tuesdays.) Good food. Good... More 

Thank DivaRouge
Greenwell Springs, United States
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Wow, excellent staff, we had a long wait but it was worth it. Go when you have the time on Sunday or go during the week if you can't handle the long wait. Although I'm told anytime you go there is a short wait. But, believe me it is worth it! The food was delicious, ribs tender, the best chitterlings,... More 

Thank Zoalee H
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

If you love comfort food then this is the place for you! Whether it's the fried chicken, meatloaf, liver and onions or something else on the menu you are sure to be pleased. I've had several of their lunches and have enjoyed them all! And, they provide a clean and comfortable atmosphere to enjoy you meal.

Thank Sharon V
Baton Rouge
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

This has been a "go to" place for my Mom for several years (it's near her home) when we take her out to eat. It's comfortable for her, easy to get in and out and service is always good. These guys have a type of "greens" every single day--mustard, collards, turnip, etc. And they are all delicious--prepared with a bit... More 

Thank James M
Clinton, Louisiana
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

Martha's Bistro in Zachary, Louisiana is a "Diamond in the Rough." It was the dream of eight sisters, one of whom is Mary, who oversees the operations in the kitchen and is almost always in the restaurant. Her brother John greets all the diners and is in charge of marketing...They offer typical Louisiana cuisine including seafood gumbo, shrimp and corn... More 

Thank Richard L K
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016

Good food, for lunch, and dinner. If you want family home made food visit here... the atmosphere is great! servers are good. Many types of food are available.

Thank purplegirl42
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

I love this place. My family sometimes visits once and week and for Sunday Dinner. I love that the food taste as if you cooked it yourself. Some of the items are cooked to order but that's fine by me because I like my food hot, and they will tell you before you order those items. I love that they... More 

Thank Ursula H
Zachary, Louisiana
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Great food and service- most is cooked fresh after ordered so just enjoy your company while you wait. Vegetables are very well prepared- known for their greens.

1 Thank Steve S
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

Smelled delicious! Walked in with my family whom had previously visited. Received our meals and were hungry when we left. My youngest daughter whom is now 11, stated that the portions were so much bigger when they first opened daddy. Needless to say if you are hungry for good old fashioned cooking, go where you can be fed. Not Martha's!

Thank Larry C
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

We love going to this restaurant. Great food and very welcoming atmosphere. Fried Ribs are awesome along with everything else. Just good home cooking and one of our favorite places.

Thank BrendaCrochetDen

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19900 Old Scenic Hwy, Zachary, LA 70791-7368
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Zachary
  • Phone Number: +1 225-658-8328

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