Louisiana is known around the world for our incredibly unique and diverse culture.

Our food is a literal melting pot of Creole, Cajun, Spanish, African American, and Native American cultures all blending together to create some of the most sought after and amazing cuisine in the world.

These diverse cultures have intermingled over centuries, creating a rich, vibrant cultural landscape unique to Louisiana.

With so many great restaurants in Louisiana, it can almost be an impossible to task to choose which ones are the best.

The folks over at americasbestrestaurants.com have taken on that impossible task and have compiled their list of "The 10 Best Restaurants in Louisiana".

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The 10 Best Restaurants in Louisiana

In Louisiana, you'll find food that you just won't find anywhere else in the U.S.

Jambalaya, gumbo, étouffée, seafood, po-boys, boudin, red beans and rice...the food landscape across Louisiana is vast.

But, what places are the best of the best?

Americasbestrestaurants.com has put together their list, highlighting restaurants from all corners of Louisiana.

From americasbestrestaurants.com -

"At America's Best Restaurants, we want to help you find your new favorite place to eat - a place you'll love so much, you'll want to visit every week."

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Below are "The 10 Best Restaurants in Louisiana" as compiled by americasbestrestaurants.com.

(In no particular order)

Louie's Cafe Baton Rouge

1) Louie's Caffe - 3322 Lake St, Baton Rouge, La

From Facebook -

"Louie's Cafe is a diner located at the North Gates of LSU, serving burgers, omelets, breakfast combos, sandwiches and poboys."


Cajun Critters Seafood Houma Louisiana
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2) Cajun Critters Seafood
- 6433 Alma Street, Houma, LA

"American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Bar, Pub"


Bubba's Grill & Catering

3) Bubba's Grill and Catering
- 31755 Walker Road N, Walker, LA

From Facebook -

"Bubba's Grill & Catering serves seafood, steaks, burgers, and specialty salads. We also cater food for all occasions."

KK's Cafe Youngsville

4) KK’s Cafe
- 905 Savoy Rd, Youngsville LA

From americasbestrestaurants.com -

"Our family owned restaurant is a local favorite in the Youngsville, LA area. We're serving up breakfast, lunch and dinner favorites with a Cajun flair that will keep your whole family happy."


Happy Italian Pizzeria
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5) Happy Italian Pizzeria
- 7105 Jefferson Hwy, Harahan, La

From americasbestrestaurants.com -

"We’re serving up all your classic Italian cuisine favorites here: pizza, pasta, calzones, you name it. And all of it’s made from scratch."


The Cub Lounge and Grille


6) The Cub Lounge and Grille - 3002 Girard St, Shreveport, LA

From americasbestrestaurants.com -

"Certified Angus Beef, Homemade Dressings on a Wedge Salad, Homemade Marinated Crab Claws, New Orleans style Creme Brulee, and the legendary World’s famous ’39 Au’Grats."


Lea's Lunchroom

7) Lea’s Lunchroom
- 1810 U. S. Hwy 71, Lecompte, LA

Others mentioned on the list from around Louisiana -

8) Bullfish Bistro - 14241 Airline Hwy Ste 105, Baton Rouge, LA

9) Dearman's - 7633 Jefferson Hwy, Baton Rouge, LA

10) Toups' Kajun Kitchen - 1198 N 6th St, Leesville, LA

Read more over at americasbestrestaurants.com.

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