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Pioneer Pub

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American, Bar, Pub
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812 Washington St, Natchitoches, LA 71457-4728
+1 318-352-4884
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Took my visiting family here. The environment is great in this place. The food was good, nothing special though. The staff was very nice and attentive. Even though it is a pub this place is family friendly. A definite for anyone visiting town!

Thank Mara B
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Food is good, drinks are satisfactory, staff is friendly. All that you can ask for in a pub. Located at the end of Front Street, but still has a nice view. Small inside, but average for the area. Has a small seating area outside as well.

Thank Brandi R
Alexandria, Louisiana
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75 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

The locals of Natchitoches gather here. Good choice of outstanding burgers. A good pub atmosphere. Relax and enjoy the wait; it's worth it.

Thank Dave C
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Love this place. Food is always great. Be prepared to wait at times and they may occasionally close while owners vacation. But if you're not in a hurry and love a laid back pub atmosphere it's a great place with above average pub fare. Great place!

1 Thank coachnic
Longview, Texas
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Kitchen was slow. Salad came before the appetizer of blackened gator. Gator was way over done. It should be a little chewy, but not rubbery. This gator was almost not edible. Smokehouse pizza was ok, but not great. It tasted like the chicken was the frozen already cooked fajita meat. The lowlight was the fried shrimp dinner that never came.... More 

2 Thank 176ryan
Alexandria, LA
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Had a really good experience here. They were busy, so it took a bit for the food to come out, but our waitress made sure we were well attended. The food was really good and the price was good too. It wasn't too loud, which is good. My friends and I were able to have a good conversation without having... More 

1 Thank Brenda A
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We visited at a time that was not peak dining hours and there were a few empty tables. We ordered drinks and appetizers. Appetizers arrived, still no drinks. Server walked up to the table and asked if everything was ok. We reminded her about drinks and still waited quite a while. When she brought them she didnt know which drinks... More 

Thank MrsBHudson
Many, Louisiana
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

I love the Pioneer Pub. I've eaten and had drinks here since it opened. The food is among the best in Natchitoches and the variety is great. You can't go wrong with the spinach wrap or Wookie. The beer selection is great, but it seems at times you've got to go back and forth with the bartender to find a... More 

1 Thank Daniel J
United States
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

The hotel we were staying at recommended other restaurants in town, but we found this one while wandering through the historic downtown area. So glad we tried it! Best meat pies in town! While we were there, we sampled meat pies from three restaurants and the pub has them all beat, hands down. Comfortable atmosphere, ice cold beer and fantastic... More 

1 Thank Brewstravellers
Louisville, Kentucky
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Service was quick and the food was really delicious and huge serving. I got the chicken feta wrap and had more than enough leftover for lunch the next day and it was just as good then too.

1 Thank jcp0505

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 20
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 812 Washington St, Natchitoches, LA 71457-4728
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Natchitoches
  • Phone Number: +1 318-352-4884

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