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French Market Express

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5109 University Pkwy, Natchitoches, LA 71457-7169
+1 318-357-9002
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Livingston, Louisiana
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118 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is the best place to get a delicious Natchitoches meat pie. Always hot and ready. They now have spicy

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Thank neworleanszombie
Kennesaw
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211 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

When you ask locals where to get things and many point to one place then you should take their advise. This place was on our way out of town so a pie for breakfast seemed in order along with a couple of boxes of frozen to go!! On te road there we had seen signs for giant prawns and this... More 

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Thank Gus S
Linda H, Owner at French Market Express, responded to this review

Thank you so much for swinging by, Gus! It really means a lot to know that so many locals pointed you in our direction, and I'm glad that our pies and prawns were both such big hits. It really means a lot that you shared your experience with everyone, and I hope we get to see you again some time!... More 

Cumming, Georgia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

There were Friendly staff, good variety of items for sale and delicious food. All served with southern hospitality.

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Thank Lovingood2014
Linda H, Owner at French Market Express, responded to this review

I'm so happy to know what a wonderful experience you had with us, and it's especially nice to see that our staff gave you such friendly and caring service. Thanks so much for sharing your kind words -- I hope we get to have you back again some time soon! All the best, Linda Henderson More 

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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for breakfast this morning. Shouldn't have. Ordering was a cluster. Finally was able to order the Cajun Breakfast. Ugh! The grits tasted like they had been there a few days. The bacon was VERY crisp. Eggs were tasty, but that was the best of the visit. Next time we'll try somewhere else. The stellar reviews for this place... More 

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Thank Carol M
Linda H, Owner at French Market Express, responded to this review

I'm sorry to see that your experience left you wanting something a bit more, Carol. Our staff sincerely strives to make sure that you have a great meal, and that you get it in a timely manner as well. No matter what you order, this should always be the experience you have, and your concerns are something that I'll be... More 

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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

We stopped to get gas here and to our delight, found a wonderful traveler's stop too. They have lots of good souvenirs and gifts, a host of wines and beers, and a bakery. The coconut cream pie was yummy. I don't know about other foods here, but the desserts all were delicious.

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Thank Susan M
Linda H, Owner at French Market Express, responded to this review

I'm so excited to know what a pleasant surprise it was to stop by, Susan! Seeing what a hit the coconut cream pie was is wonderful, and I can't thank you enough for all your kind words. It's sincerely appreciated, and I hope we get to see you again real soon! Thanks for everything, Linda Henderson More 

Denver, Colorado
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287 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

I really loved this food, It was the first time I tried Buttermilk Pie and though I ate it at several other places they still have the best in LA

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Thank Mary J
Linda H, Owner at French Market Express, responded to this review

I'm so honored to know that we have your favorite Buttermilk Pie, Mary! I can't thank you enough for the kind words, and we all look forward to having you back again any time! Thanks for everything -- Linda Henderson More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

I read great reviews here and decided to try it out. I was not disappointed. I was in town for business from Chicago and wanted an authentic lunch. The food was outstanding and the staff was extremely kind, answering all my questions.

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Thank Jessie B
Linda H, Owner at French Market Express, responded to this review

I'm so happy to see that our staff give you such friendly service, Jessie, and of course it's fantastic to know that your food was also a huge hit. Thanks so much for deciding to check us out -- and for sharing your experience with everyone. I truly appreciate it and hope to see you again some time! All the... More 

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49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We ate meat pies and they tasted the same as the ones I buy frozen at the grocery store. Nothing special. Gas station fried food under a warmer.

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Thank Shamuuu
Linda H, Owner at French Market Express, responded to this review

This is quite surprising to see. I can assure you that our staff puts a lot of love and care into the food that we prepare, and I apologize that this did not shine through more. Your experience is not the typical one that I tend to hear about, and your concerns are something that I'll be looking into. Thanks... More 

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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Would have never stopped at a gas station if it weren't for the reviews ! Awesome meat pies and pecan and chocolate meringue pies. It was all good !

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Thank Gina F
Linda H, Owner at French Market Express, responded to this review

I'm so excited to know that our great reviews convinced you to swing by, Gina! Even more than that, I'm thrilled that everything you tried was such a big hit, and thanks for sharing your experience with everyone. It really means a lot, and I hope we get to see you again some time soon! All the best, Linda Henderson More 

Lafayette, Louisiana
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125 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

My husband and I were staying next door to this place and stopped in for a sweet. I got a slice of pecan pie and my husband got another kind. Mine was the absolute best pecan pie I have ever had. I kept raving about it to my husband....so...the next day we went back and got another slice of pie... More 

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Thank MelissaS2
Linda H, Owner at French Market Express, responded to this review

I'm sorry to see that your follow-up visit didn't live up to the wonderful first experience, Melissa. We certainly strive to always deliver truly yummy food everyday, and this is definitely something that I'll be looking into. I can't tell you how much it means to have had you come by multiple times, and I truly hope that we get... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 00:00
Monday
00:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
00:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
00:00 - 00:00
Thursday
00:00 - 00:00
Friday
00:00 - 00:00
Saturday
00:00 - 00:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?