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Kaffie-Frederick General Mercantile Store

758 Front St, Natchitoches, LA 71457-4680
+1 318-352-2525
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Lots of interesting items.

Fun place to walk around. Two stories of everything from toys to housewares to hardware. Historic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jeana M
On our Saturday walk

They a great selection of household/ hardware items to choose from and a friendly staff. I even... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Matt P
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I have many Great Interior Pictures of this Actual General Store that Dates Back to 1863. Located on Scenic Cobble Stone Street with Red River Just across the Road. So many great pictures that is operational and filled with Old and New Merchandise. Old Cash Register over 147 years old. Listed with a National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of Interior. A Place all of America "Must See'"
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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758 Front St, Natchitoches, LA 71457-4680
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun place to walk around. Two stories of everything from toys to housewares to hardware. Historic building.

Thank Jeana M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They a great selection of household/ hardware items to choose from and a friendly staff. I even found a bolt just the right size to fix the handle on my hydraulic jack with the help of their knowledgeable staff!

Thank Matt P
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

When someone tells you that the local hardware store is an attraction, most people would say "you're crazy"! This place was amazing. It was like stepping back in time. If you ever find yourself in Natchitoches, LA, go visit them!More

Thank David H
LukeFrederick, Owner at Kaffie-Frederick General Mercantile Store, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the nice compliments in your review. We are proud to be a "survivor" in a world of big box stores. We are very fortunate to be TripAdvisor's #1 attraction in Natchitoches and we strive to maintain a true working hardware/general store. Visitors like...More

Reviewed 12 August 2017

My family and I really enjoyed our visit to this old general store. It is still a functioning hardware store with a number of crafts and other gifts. Staff was very friendly and helpful. The only bummer to me was that the prices were pretty...More

Thank Paladine5
LukeFrederick, Owner at Kaffie-Frederick General Mercantile Store, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting Kaffie-Frederick General Mercantile. I am happy to hear that our staff made you feel welcome. Please plan to visit Natchitoches again soon.

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

This store is a step back in time! We really enjoyed shopping here. Both my husband and son found many interesting things in the hardware store which is unusual for guys who rarely stay in any store for long. We enjoyed seeing the original cash...More

Thank Patty L
LukeFrederick, Owner at Kaffie-Frederick General Mercantile Store, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Such nice words. Thanks for visiting. We can usually keep the guys occupied while the ladies shop and stroll. I'm glad you found some neat items while you were here. I hope the 1 star rating is a typo. Thanks again.

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit at the general store! A delightful, quaint step back in time. From the old-fashioned children's toys, to the wonderful little florist shop, to the practical nuts and bolts, this place is one of a kind. The displays and countertops were...More

Thank Great-Laughs
LukeFrederick, Owner at Kaffie-Frederick General Mercantile Store, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Thanks for the nice words. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you can return soon.

Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

This store has high quality cooking utensils and kitchen gadgets. Lots of old fashioned toys, of good quality. You can find things here that you can't find anywhere else.

Thank Donna W
LukeFrederick, Owner at Kaffie-Frederick General Mercantile Store, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Thank you for your nice comments and review.

Reviewed 28 July 2017

Quaint but nothing outstanding about it. I was looking for unusual but mostly newer items that you can find anywhere

Thank NannatwoTexas
LukeFrederick, Owner at Kaffie-Frederick General Mercantile Store, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Thanks for visiting. I'm sorry you were disappointed. I don't understand "unusual but mostly newer items that you can find anywhere" means. A lot of what we sell is unusual, and all of it is new merchandise.

Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Pretty neat hardware store with some pretty neat nicnacs and toys. Found a good deal on some tumblers.

Thank Thetravelingtoads
LukeFrederick, Owner at Kaffie-Frederick General Mercantile Store, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Thanks for the compliments.

Reviewed 22 July 2017

I love these kind of places. You can find just about anything you want or need. It's like an old time general store.

Thank Robert O
LukeFrederick, Owner at Kaffie-Frederick General Mercantile Store, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Thanks for visiting.

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Christie C
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Response from Joy F | Reviewed this property |
M-F 7:00-5:00 Sat. 8:00-5-00 This is according to the website.
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Rhonda A
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Response from octoberhart | Reviewed this property |
There are many, many wonderful Bed and Breakfast choices within ten blocks of this store and downtown.
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Diane E
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Response from Carolyn P | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but they are not open late. Most stores on Front street close 5-6pm. The store has been updated some in the last few years. My grand mother born in 1899 and passed away at 90 years old, shopped every Christmas... More
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