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209 W State St, Baton Rouge, LA 70802-7946
+1 225-346-8221
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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73 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a late night downtown by the riverfront we were all famished. We knew that our options were slim to none for our late night hunger pangs. It was either IHOP or try some other late night chain breakfast eatery, fast food, or try Louie's Cafe. We decided on Louie's cafe since we had never been to the newly opened... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Basic food done right. Plus a little extra. Try the omelettes and hash browns. If Frenchy or Fred are working ask for Eggs Benedict. Its not on the menu but if you are nice they might make it for you. Amazing ...

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Thank Rick C
Saint Louis, Missouri
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43 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Louie's is a diner with great breakfast - lunch food. The portions are big. If you are going to the football game at LSU stadium, they let you park on their lot for $30 and it is only 3 block walk to campus.

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Thank tyguy22
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Each time I've went the servers were cute & that's a plus for some people. Haha. I was recommend here by a friend who said it was a hot spot for the punk crowd. It's always been nice every time I've went. Although I always get the California Cooler everyone else's meals smell delicious. I'll be back again...to get the... More 

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Thank Hawilli
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Founded in 1941 and now located at its fourth site near the North Gate of LSU, this 24hr breakfast & burger cafe is a Baton Rouge institution. In college, I stopped in here at 2am after a night on the town. When I left BR, I dreamed of these Hashbrowns! Now that I've moved back, I take my kids and... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Recently visited for lunch and was very underwhelmed with the burger and gumbo. Gumbo tasted like watered down etouffee and the burger was lacking seasoning. I've had breakfast here and really enjoyed, but not sure if I'll be returning for lunch. My waiter was very slow and appeared to have a rough night before.

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Thank RudyJ225
Kilgore, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Was in town for a wedding and someone suggested this café for breakfast. Is on the campus of LSU and very small. However, the food is excellent. Service could use a little help but overall a great place for breakfast.

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Thank sunni014
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

Louie's is a stable of Baton Rouge, has been forever. The new location is a bit bigger, much nicer but still has a great vibe and still the same awesome food. Its our go too when we are in town!

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Thank BunchesMcguinty5150
Ellicott City, Maryland
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

Louie's is a good place for breakfast being a better choice than one of the national chain restaurants. Service was attentive and the food was served without much delay to our group. The only problem I had with the place was with the waffles. They tasted like they were made with the same batter as the pancakes. Don't expect light... More 

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Galveston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

This restaurant was highly recommended for breakfast. Our server was absolutely great. Couldn't have been better. The eggs were all thrown in a skillet(no matter what style we ordered) and chopped apart. Grits tasted like corn meal from a bag with hot water added. Waffles were paper thin and tasteless. We don't eat fast food but after this we were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Cuisine
American, Diner, Cajun & Creole, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
00:00 - 23:59
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?