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French Market Express

5109 University Pkwy, Natchitoches, LA 71457-7169
+1 318-357-9002
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“yam cake” (17 reviews)
“cakes” (11 reviews)
“pie” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Fast food
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5109 University Pkwy, Natchitoches, LA 71457-7169
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1 - 10 of 114 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Y'all know I love the French Market Express and ALWAYS stop here for food and gas when passing through Natchitoches. This time I mixed it up and got a grilled shrimp po boy with remoulade sauce. It was awesome! Lots of tasty shrimp and pillowy...More

Thank BEN B
Linda H, Owner at French Market Express, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

This just made my day, Ben. It seriously means the world to know how much you love coming by, and thanks so much for sharing the love with everyone. We truly cannot wait to see you here again! All the very best, Linda Henderson

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not your usual gas station stop. They have a nice selection of wines. They have the usual gas station selection of food and drink. Now the best part are there hot meals. They have wonderful hot lunch specials each day as well as...More

Thank GrayGhost52
Linda H, Owner at French Market Express, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow -- thank you so much! I am seriously thrilled to know that you love you so many of the different treats and drinks that we have to offer here, and I really appreciate you helping to spread the word like this. I hope we...More

Reviewed 15 September 2017

You'll enjoy the stop. They have great baked goods and serve lunch everyday. And the pies are great. Try them the first chance you get.

Thank Carolyn P
Linda H, Owner at French Market Express, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much, Carolyn! It really means a lot to know that you love our food so much, and I can't wait to have you back here again! All the best, Linda Henderson

Reviewed 8 September 2017

nice place,stopped in for gas and snacks.the crawfish meat pies were so so good,the catfish was good and the large oatmeat cookies.

Thank lpounders11
Linda H, Owner at French Market Express, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

I'm so thrilled to see that you loved the crawfish meat pies so much, and thanks for checking us out! We'll always be here if you're ever passing through again! All the best, Linda Henderson

Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

saw the rating on trip advisor and wanted to try. the crawfish pie was awesome, but I tried one of each pies. the regular meat pie was okay, and whoever it was that the spicy meat pie was way to spicy is completely wrong. I...More

Thank Roy K
Linda H, Owner at French Market Express, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Thank you so much, Roy! It's really great to see that you and your wife were able to sample so many of our tasty eats, and I'm excited to see that the crawfish pie was such a big hit. Thanks a million for swinging by...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017

We love this filling station with a kitchen and gift shop. Most always get meat pies, and take a pie home, usually their food is really good. They stay very busy most all the time, so often the restrooms are messy, but the food is...More

Thank Gooseview
Linda H, Owner at French Market Express, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

I'm so honored to know that you enjoy coming by so often. Knowing how much you love our food really means a lot, and I hope we get to see you again sometime soon! Thanks for everything, Linda Henderson

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed shrimp Po boys, Boudin sausage balls, and delicious pies at this gas station/café/convenience store. The food was very, very good. The place was clean. Very friendly, warm, welcoming staff. Nice place to stop when you are on the road and you want some...More

1  Thank Great-Laughs
Linda H, Owner at French Market Express, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

I'm so excited to see that everything about your visit was such a big hit! Thanks for the kind words -- we can't wait to see you again! All the best, Linda Henderson

Reviewed 27 July 2017

had never had them before but a friend I was going to visit wanted me to bring her some. I bought and headed down H90 to Houma. So much construction and could only go 45MPH. The 4 of us got so hungry we ate them...More

Thank Nancy R
Linda H, Owner at French Market Express, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

I'm so glad the food was a big hit, Nancy! Thanks a whole bunch for swinging by -- I hope we get to do it again some time soon! -Linda Henderson

Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

This is a gas station that has a lunch counter and bakery. We tried some meat pies, pecan pie, chocolate pie, and yam loaf. Wow! The food was great! The yam loaf or yam muffin shouldn't be missed. As good a meat pie as I...More

Thank Thetravelingtoads
Linda H, Owner at French Market Express, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

We've got a lot to offer here, so I'm thrilled you enjoyed everything from the meat pies to our yam loaf. What's more, saying it was the best meat pie you've had speaks volumes, and I'm happy to hear it! Until next time, Linda Henderson

Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

This place is open late and has a wide variety of baked goods, meats, gifts and even shrimp. However, if you can get past the rude cashier that couldn't even speak to me while ringing up my purchase then by all means shop here. She...More

Thank Lisa T
Linda H, Owner at French Market Express, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

I can assure you that there is nothing more important to us here than providing customers with stellar service, Lisa, and I apologize that you were left with a different impression. Everyone here is very aware and passionate about those qualities, and your concerns are...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5109 University Pkwy, Natchitoches, LA 71457-7169
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Natchitoches
  • Phone Number: +1 318-357-9002
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