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Review of Rosemary's Kitchen

Rosemary's Kitchen
Ranked #10 of 114 Restaurants in Ruston
Price range: US$ 6 - US$ 15
Description: Rosemary's Kitchen is a locally owned and operated lunch restaurant. The mother daughter team, Rosemary Thomas and Sara Pepper bring you fresh, homemade meals for lunch and take home. They offer a variety of lunch specials from enchiladas to chicken salad. Lunch is Served 11-3 Monday-Friday. In addition to serving up the BEST lunch in town, they offer a wide variety of take home foods in the grocery. You will find everything from soups and casseroles to fresh baked breads and cookies. The Grocery is open 10-4 Monday-Friday.
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Description: Rosemary's Kitchen is a locally owned and operated lunch restaurant. The mother daughter team, Rosemary Thomas and Sara Pepper bring you fresh, homemade meals for lunch and take home. They offer a variety of lunch specials from enchiladas to chicken salad. Lunch is Served 11-3 Monday-Friday. In addition to serving up the BEST lunch in town, they offer a wide variety of take home foods in the grocery. You will find everything from soups and casseroles to fresh baked breads and cookies. The Grocery is open 10-4 Monday-Friday.
Reviewed 1 August 2017

I've eaten at this cafe numerous times while visiting friends and the food is always a disappointment. The atmosphere is the best thing it has going for it. The outdoor patio is charming but the inside is a cross between a 50s diner and your great-grandmother's kitchen. The tables are small and the rooms are crowded. That would be tolerable if the food was better. I've tried the soups, the daily specials, the take-out including several desserts and they are all just okay. The quality of the food certainly doesn't match the over the top, premier prices. ($12 for a chicken salad sandwich, drink not included!) They do have a fine assortment of homemade snacks & breads, and everything does seem to be fresh.

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Sara C, Owner at Rosemary's Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017

Well we do appreciate the review but are sad to hear that you are not impressed with the food. We truly do our best to prepare fresh, home cooked food.
As for the chicken salad sandwich, our price has always been $8 (+tax...which in Lincoln Parish is 10.5% ...and we do not keep any of that money) for a chicken salad sandwich, and that does come with chips. So I apologize if you were overcharged on that item.
Our prices are higher than a chain or fast-food restaurant, but we do pride ourselves on quality, and generous portion sizes, which is sometimes lacking at other establishments.
Again we do appreciate the feed back and we will make changes where we can. We also hope that you continue to visit our establishment, as we are a small business and you support is greatly needed (and appreciated!) to support this local community!
Sara Corley-Owner

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is a wonderful lunch spot....menu changes frequently....they have daily specials, soup, salad, sandwiches, desserts, casseroles, etc. I've never had a bad meal here.

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Reviewed 10 April 2017

The restaurant is unique aesthetically and the food is good. If you want "off the beaten path", something different, this is the place.

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Sara C, Owner at Rosemary's Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review! We sure do appreciate it and hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Locally owned and everything made fresh. We stopped in for lunch on our way to Lake Charles, and we're so glad we got off the beaten path.

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Sara C, Owner at Rosemary's Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

THANK YOU SO MUCH! WE are really glad you enjoyed out place. Hope to see you the next time you are passing through.

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Reviewed 21 February 2017

We're regulars, eating lunch here 2-3 times a month, and we've never had anything that we didn't love. Staff members are courteous and knowledgable, and owners are "hands-on." The restaurant is senior-friendly, offering a discount to elders every Monday, and they have a "frequent-diner" card. Their offerings are fresh, well-prepared, and delicious. The old-house venue is cozy, welcoming, and tastefully decorated. Many, many cuts above the dime-a-dozen fast-food chains that plague America and contribute to obesity and poor health.

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Sara C, Owner at Rosemary's Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

THANK YOU SO MUCH!! We love hearing from customers and really appreciate you taking the time to leave a review for us!! Hope to see you again soon!

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