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Kaffie-Frederick General Mercantile Store

758 Front St, Natchitoches, LA 71457-4680
+1 318-352-2525
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Hardware Store

Was expecting a throwback general store. This is a hardware store. Goods are what you would find... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Cathy D
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Santa Maria, California
If you can't find it here, you don"t need it.

this place was built in the early 1800's and has been in operation, by the same family ever sonce... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Robert B
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Irving, Texas, United States
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I have many Great Interior Pictures of this Actual General Store that Dates Back to 1863. Located on Scenic Cobble Stone Street with Red River Just across the Road. So many great pictures that is operational and filled with Old and New Merchandise. Old Cash Register over 147 years old. Listed with a National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of Interior. A Place all of America "Must See'"
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  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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758 Front St, Natchitoches, LA 71457-4680
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+1 318-352-2525
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Was expecting a throwback general store. This is a hardware store. Goods are what you would find at Home Depot.

Thank Cathy D
Reviewed 6 days ago

this place was built in the early 1800's and has been in operation, by the same family ever sonce. We got a tour from the third generation owner. Literally, it has EVERYTHING. It took us two hours to walk through both floors. HIghly recommend it,...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Kaffie-Frederick General store isLousiana's oldest general store. A step back in time + a Hugh array of merchandise that you have never come across anywhere else! You can find everything here from fine china, handmade jewelry to hardware items. On this visit there was an...More

Thank TexasTerriSa_Tx
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love just browsing in Kaffie Frederick's store. It's been a staple on Front street for as long as I can remember and I still love it. It is the oldest general store Natchitoches. The shelves are filled with unique and odd items not found...More

Thank KDBTex
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walk back in time at this store. There are items on the shelves that you will not see anywhere else. Toys from days gone by, hardware items that you just can't find at other hardware stores. More cast iron cookware than I even knew existed....More

Thank Buck1717
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful store, you can look all day and not see everything. If you need it, they have it ! Ladies, don't forget to look upstairs.

Thank peggygourdon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Local hardware store in Town of Natchitoches, always well stocked as any general store should be. It was established in 1863 as the signs says, and they carry all of the hardware items along with pots & pans, cooking utensils of all kinds, & quite...More

Thank Rhonda F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This store has so much to offer. We loved reading about its history on signs displayed around the store. We bought lots of unique items from jewelry to baby gifts to Christmas decor. It has a little bit of everything.

1  Thank Julesfromlc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is amazing. They have vintage things as well as cooking things you wish you owned. I am thankful it was closing as we arrived or I would have to buy a trailer to haul things home. People there are so nice and feels...More

1  Thank osugeologist
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is by far the best general store I have ever been to. They carry just about everything you need to work around the house. In addition they have a wide variety of toys. Need condiments, they have that to. Great selection of grills and...More

1  Thank Vic W
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Christie C
13 July 2016|
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Response from Joy F | Reviewed this property |
M-F 7:00-5:00 Sat. 8:00-5-00 This is according to the website.
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Rhonda A
4 August 2015|
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Response from octoberhart | Reviewed this property |
There are many, many wonderful Bed and Breakfast choices within ten blocks of this store and downtown.
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Diane E
4 June 2015|
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Response from Carolyn P | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but they are not open late. Most stores on Front street close 5-6pm. The store has been updated some in the last few years. My grand mother born in 1899 and passed away at 90 years old, shopped every Christmas... More
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