Cajun cuisine is a specialty and can be found in most major cities around the country, but real Cajun cooking can only be found here in the Bayou State of Louisiana. And no where will you find it spiced up and dished out like in Jeff Davis Parish. Some of the restaurants listed below are original Mom and Pop hangouts while others are chain or "fast food" establishments, which we have included for your convenience.


Ace Donut

Serving donuts, Croissant Sandwiches, Kolaches and beverages. Specializing in Business & Office Orders. Perfect for Breakfast & lunch. Call in advance for large orders.

Open Mon - Fri 5 am - 12 pm and Sat & Sun 6 am - 12 pm
1613 Elton Rd., Suite A
Jennings, LA
Phone: (337) 824-1144


Serving plate lunches, poboys, salads, party trays & catering. Drive thru available. For more information, join us on Facebook.

Open Tues-Fri, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
103 N. Main St., Jennings, LA
Phone: (337) 824-3663.

Babineaux's Cafe

Serving daily choice lunches, homemade hamburgers, poboys, salads, & seafood.

Open Mon-Fri, 10:30 am - 2 pm.
1402 Elton Road, Jennings, LA
Phone: (337) 824-0014
Fax: (337) 824-0013 find us on Facebook!

Boudin King Restaurant

In addition to its hot and mild boudin, it offers fried chicken, fried seafood, red beans and rice with sausage, gumbo, and much more.

Open weekdays: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. for lunch and dinner. Open weekends: 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. for lunch and dinner. Closed Sundays.

Group menus/pricing available.
Meeting room seating: 40

906 W. Division St.., Jennings, LA
Contact: Tommy Spell
Phone: (337) 824-6593

Bourbon Street Cafe

Featuring New Orleans style po-boys, Bayou home-style dinners, seafood, southern dishes, soups, salads, burgers, sandwiches, and breakfast entrees. Cajun appetizers with unique twists. Sweet treats of homemade bread pudding with rum sauce, cobblers, cinnamon rolls, and ice cream.

Open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.
1823 Elton Rd. Jennings, LA 70546
Contact: Sandy Miers
Phone: (337) 616-9327

Cajun Lunch Box

Open everyday: 4 a.m. to 12 midnight.
Located at 607 N. Adams in Welsh, LA 70591.
Phone: (337)734-4637.

Cajun Tales

A full-menu restaurant specializing in seafood and serving many local favorite dishes.  Tuesday-Sunday, closed Monday, Hours: Tue-Thu 8a-9p, Fri 8a-10p, Sat 7a-10p, Sun 7a-2p. Dine in or order to go

Buffets and group menus/pricing available. Find us on Facebook.

Meeting room seating: 60
Tour buses welcome!

501 N. Adams St., Welsh, LA
Contacts: Carla Johnson 
Phone: (337) 734-4772

C'est Bon Restaurant

Specializing in boiled crawfish, crabs, and shrimp in season. Also serving seafood dinners, gumbo, Po-boy, hamburgers and much more. Great Cajun cooking!

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Open Mon - Sat, closed Sun. Mon-Tue 6a-2p, Wed-Sat 6a-9p. Drive through and lunch delivery available. Find us on Facebook!

1400 Railroad Ave (Hwy. 90), Mermentau, LA 70556
Phone: (337) 824-5015

Cormier's Specialty Meats

Old fashioned butcher shop featuring specialty meats. Poboys available daily.

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Open Mon. - Sat. 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Located at 509 Allison Dr. in Jennings, LA 70546
Phone: (337)616-8242

Daigle's Sausage Kitchen

Daily Plate lunches, Homemade Hamburgers, Cajun Cuisine, Sausage, Boudin, Meat deals, and Deer Processing.

Mon - Fri ~ 5:00am - 5:00pm, Sat 5:00am-12:00pm

726 Russell Avenue, Welsh, LA (hwy 90)
Contact: Edy Daigle
Phone: (337) 734-2500, find us on Facebook

Darrell's poboys of jennings and the crawfish house

Specialty sandwiches, including the famous 'Darrell's Special' and boiled crawfish (in season)

Mon - Sat ~ 11:00am - 9:00pm

1002 N. Lake Arthur Ave., Jennings, LA, (337) 616-9977. Dine in or drive thru

Donut King #6

Serving glazed donuts, cinnamon twists, cinnamon rolls, and devils food cake. King cakes sold during Mardi Gras season. King Cakes available during Mardi Gras and upon special order year round. Drive thru available. Find us on Facebook.

Open Mon. - Fri. 5 a.m. - 12 p.m and Sat. & Sun. 5 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Located at 215 N. Lake Arthur Ave. Jennings, LA 70546
Contact: Walter Trahan
Phone(337) 824-5710

Evangeline's Cafe & Bakery

Soups, sandwiches, and plate lunches with specialty coffees in a classic downtown atmosphere. Also baked goods and catering with party trays, cakes, gift baskets and more. Find us on Facebook.

Open Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
446 Main Street, Jennings, LA, 70546
Contact: Franklin and Theresa Francois
Phone: (337) 824-7878 General Wok 

Oriental menu

Open Mon-Sat 11am-10pm; Sun 11am-9:30pm

1301 Elton Rd., Jennings LA
Contact: Allen Luong
(337) 824-9383.

Green's Cafe

Home cooking at its's best and fresh desserts daily. Other menu items that include Poboys, Sandwiches, And Salads served from 11 am- 7 pm. Saturdays - Sandwiches and salads only. Dine in or drive-thru. Delivery available. For more information join us on Facebook.

Open Mon.- Sat 11am - 7pm & Sun 11am - 2pm.
Plate lunches,served Mon- Fri from 11 am - 2 pm.
Special Plate Lunches served on Sun. from 11 am - 2 pm.

Owners - Dawn & Garreth Green and Austin Green
603 N. State Street - Jennings, LA
Phone: (337) 824-1002

Hathaway Crawfish llc

Open seasonally January - June each year. Drive thru.

Open Mon.-Sat. 4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Located at 402 N. Cutting in Jennings, LA 70546
Phone: (337)824-4261

Hobo's Deli

Serving Breakfast, Po-Boys - Burgers - Basket Dinners - Weekday Plate Lunch specials - 

Open : Mon-Sat, 6:00am-7:00pm, closed on Sundays and Holidays. 

302 E. Shankland
Jennings, LA 70549
Phone: (337) 824-2727

Hot To Trot Crawfish

Serving purged, live, boiled, and catered crawfish.
Po-Boys - Burgers - Basket Dinners - Weekday Plate Lunch specials - Salads

Open : Mon-Sat, 10:30am-2pm. Dine in and drive thru. Find us on Facebook!

415 East Russell
Welsh, LA 70591
Phone: (337) 734-4483

Java Joltz

Call in Drive thru or dine in. Specialty coffees, latte's, espresso, tea, soups, sandwiches.

Open Mon-Fri, 6:30am-6:30pm, Sat. 7:30am-2:00pm
115 E. Shankland Suite E
Jennings, LA 70546
Phone: (337) 246-3700
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King Buffet

Chinese Restaurant & Buffet
603 Holiday Dr. Jennings, LA 70546
Phone: (337) 824-8848
Fax: (337) 824-8816.

La Rumba Mexican Restaurant

Authentic Mexican food. Sunday-Thursday, 11:00am-9:00pm; Friday-Saturday, 11:00am-10:00pm. Find us on Facebook. Visit our website:

1403 Elton Road, Jennings, LA 70546
Phone: (337) 246-3611

Lil' Couchon's Cajun Kitchen

18440 South Frontage Road, Iowa, LA 70647.

Mon-Fri 7a-5p, Sat 7a-2p

Specialty Meats, Boudin, Sausage, Cracklins. Located at Exit 48, off Interstate 10 in Lacassine LA.
Phone: (337) 588-4151

Los 3 Potrillos Mexican Restaurant & Grill

Authentic Mexican food.
Sun. - Thurs.11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Fri. & Sat. 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Located at 3014 N. Frontage Rd. in Jennings, LA 70546
Phone: (337) 824-3747

Main Street Desserts & Deli 

A full service bakery and deli. Open Monday- Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday (in summer)

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
112 Arthur Avenue, Lake Arthur, LA
Phone: (337) 774-5101
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For more information, join us on Facebook.

Delivery only for wedding cakes.

Mike's Seafood Restaurant

Seafood and Steaks .buffet, daily lunch specials, a variety of dinner selections.

Hours Mon - Thurs 11am-9pm,  Fri  11am - 10pm, Sat 5am-10pm, Sun 11am-2pm
919 N. Lake Arthur Ave., I-10, Exit 64, Jennings, LA.
Phone: (337) 616-0766

Delivery and drive thru available. 

Contact: Mike Walker.

Mr. Gatti's Pizza

Offering pizza, salads and spaghetti. Also includes a Gattiland.
Open 7 days a week: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Buffet: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
1320 Elton Road, Jennings, LA
Phone: (337) 824-9853


Open Mon.- Sat.- 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Plate Lunches and great Cajun favorites.
Located at 1010 N. Main St. in Elton, LA 70532.
Phone: (337) 584-3264

Nott's Corner

Chosen "Cafe of the Month" by Farm Journal Magazine. A full menu steak and seafood restaurant. Plate lunches daily. Also boiled crawfish (seasonal). Just look for the big red crawfish in front! Drive thru available. Find us on Facebook!
Open Tue. - Sat. 11 :00 a.m. - 9 p.m. & Sun 11:00am - 2:00pm.
639 Arthur Ave., Lake Arthur, LA 
Phone: (337) 774-2332

Pappy's Drive Inn

Open Mon - Sat 7am - 9pm
323 Calcasieu St., Lake Arthur.
Contact: Connie & Bennett Schexnider
Phone: (337) 774-3334

Peto's I-10 Travel Center and casino

Breakfast - Burgers - Poboys - Wraps - Plate Lunches - Seafood Platters
Truck stop and casino open 24 hours; Restaurant Mon-Sat, 7:00am-7:00pm, Sun 6:00am-2:00pm
15125 Hwy 395 Roanoke, LA 70582,

Phone: (337) 753-2042

Regatta LA Seafood & Steakhouse

A mouth-watering experience like no other. Located on the edge of the beautiful Lake Arthur, Louisiana, Regatta is just a 20 minute drive from Interstate 10- and is accessible by boat for captains and crew alike! Fresh seafood - steak - pasta - traditional Cajun fare

508 Hawkeye Avenue
Lake Arthur, LA 70549
Phone: (337) 774-1504

Mon- Thurs 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Fri- Sat 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Sun 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and select holidays

Rocket Drive Inn

Old-style drive-in favorites.
1118 South State St., Jennings.
Contact: Joann Leger
Phone: (337) 824-2120.
Open seven days a week from 9am - 9pm.

Shoney's Restaurant

Features a variety of breakfast, lunch, and dinner selections and a daily buffet and salad bar.
Open Sunday through Thursday 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday and Saturday 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
415 W. Interstate Dr., Jennings, LA
Contact: Greg Patterson
Phone: (337) 824-6159

Sonnier's Crawfish Pot

Open seasonally - Wednesday, Friday & Saturday 5pm-9pm. Drive thru boiled crawfish.
403 Hwy 26, Lake Arthur - (337) 774-4921

Taqueria D.F. #8

Tacos, burritos, quesadillas, and other Mexican specialties, burgers, hot wings, and more

Hours 10:30am-8:00pm
314 N. Cutting Ave
Jennings, LA 70546
Phone: (337) 824-2715

V'raiment bon 'truly good'

Specializing in Fig and Fruitcakes, made with local products.

Hours: 7 days a week, 8:00am-8:00pm
113 S. Adams, Store #2
Welsh, LA
Phone: (337) 387-9004
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Waffle House

Good food fast in a warm friendly environment.
Open 24 hrs a day
1635 Elton Rd., Jennings.
Contact: Roland Simon
Phone: (337) 824-5146

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