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French Market Express

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5109 University Pkwy, Natchitoches, LA 71457-7169
+1 318-357-9002
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Winona, Minnesota
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 a Monday night and most restaurants in town were closed. We picked up a shrimp... More 

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Thank sjoMN
Linda H, Owner at French Market Express, responded to this review

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 I hope we get to see you again some time down the road! All the... More 

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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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 in the building during a recent Tornado Warning! So that was very kind and gracious... More 

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Thank SpaceCowboy2017
Linda H, Owner at French Market Express, responded to this review

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 as great as those baked goods, and that definitely includes things such as the bathrooms.... More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 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! We'll eat there again next trip.

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Thank Cindy B
Linda H, Owner at French Market Express, responded to this review

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 More 

Bentonville Arkansas
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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 take along for later. Bakery treats included their yam loaf and buttermilk pie. Definitely will... More 

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Thank lowell01
Linda H, Owner at French Market Express, responded to this review

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 to see you again! All the best, Linda Henderson More 

Livingston, Louisiana
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120 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

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

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Thank neworleanszombie
Linda H, Owner at French Market Express, responded to this review

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 More 

Kennesaw
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221 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
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 to go!! On te road there we had seen signs for giant prawns and this... More 

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Thank Gus S
Linda H, Owner at French Market Express, responded to this review

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 your experience with everyone, and I hope we get to see you again some time!... More 

Cumming, Georgia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

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

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Thank Lovingood2014
Linda H, Owner at French Market Express, responded to this review

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 back again some time soon! All the best, Linda Henderson More 

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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for breakfast this morning. Shouldn't have. Ordering was a cluster. Finally was able to order the Cajun Breakfast. Ugh! The grits tasted like they had been there a few days. The bacon was VERY crisp. Eggs were tasty, but that was the best of the visit. Next time we'll try somewhere else. The stellar reviews for this place... More 

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Thank Carol M
Linda H, Owner at French Market Express, responded to this review

I'm sorry to see that your experience left you wanting something a bit more, Carol. Our staff sincerely strives to make sure that you have a great meal, and that you get it in a timely manner as well. No matter what you order, this should always be the experience you have, and your concerns are something that I'll be... More 

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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We stopped to get gas here and to our delight, found a wonderful traveler's stop too. They have lots of good souvenirs and gifts, a host of wines and beers, and a bakery. The coconut cream pie was yummy. I don't know about other foods here, but the desserts all were delicious.

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Thank Susan M
Linda H, Owner at French Market Express, responded to this review

I'm so excited to know what a pleasant surprise it was to stop by, Susan! Seeing what a hit the coconut cream pie was is wonderful, and I can't thank you enough for all your kind words. It's sincerely appreciated, and I hope we get to see you again real soon! Thanks for everything, Linda Henderson More 

Denver, Colorado
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289 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

I really loved this food, It was the first time I tried Buttermilk Pie and though I ate it at several other places they still have the best in LA

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Thank Mary J
Linda H, Owner at French Market Express, responded to this review

I'm so honored to know that we have your favorite Buttermilk Pie, Mary! I can't thank you enough for the kind words, and we all look forward to having you back again any time! Thanks for everything -- Linda Henderson More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast food, American
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?