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Merci Beaucoup

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127 Church St, Natchitoches, LA 71457-4624
+1 318-352-6634
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10:30 - 15:00
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Sun 10:30 - 14:00
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Natchitoches, Louisiana
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This establishment has FANTASTIC food. The Cajun Potato is GREAT. It alone is a meal. it contains a HUGE potato, lots of crawfish and a GIANT breaded shrimp with an option of one more for an upcharge. The salad is great. Staff is knowledgeable, kind, and efficient. This is not exactly a place I would take young kids into on... More 

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Houma, Louisiana
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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter & I dined here over this past weekend. She had the chicken salad sandwich and loved it. I had the Cajun Potato...which is a baked potato topped with crawfish etouffee and your choice of one - two fried shrimp. It was delicious!!! It came with a salad and french bread. All very, very good. We also had the... More 

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Thank Danielle B
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Monday, 3/27/17, around 1:00pm. There were 4 of us. Each person enjoyed their meal and the service. Caesar with chicken got a 5. Fried oysters with baker got a 4. She said oysters not real tasty, but good. One baker with crawfish etoufee was slam dunked by first time etoufee eater licking his lips. Other person also had it, but... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We were driving from New Orleans to Kansas and were told to stop at Merci Beaucoup Restaurant in Natchitoches, LA. It was off the main highway in the down town area. But we could tell when we got there that the locals loved it. Yet we got a table quickly and were very pleased with the food and the service.

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Thank kansaspilot765
Alexandria, Louisiana
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76 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

The soup of the day was potato, and it was served nice and hot! We split the reuben sandwich and went away very contented. Servers are always friendly, and the food is consistently excellent. The locals love it obviously, and so do the visitors.

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Thank Dave C
Littleton, Colorado
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294 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

We arrived at Merci Beaucoup about 30 minute before closing, an epic race with the clock, and were warmly greeted and never rushed. The Visitors Center, about 35 miles away, had recommended this restaurant, and we were very pleased with the experience. We were only passing through Louisiana on this trip and wanted a home cooked meal with Cajun roots.... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Ate lunch. Had a large hamburger. Delish. With fries that were excellent. Must have been the oil they were fried in. Nice helpful staff. Will go again.

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Thank Frank C
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60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Had lunch in this restaurant because has a good review. Ordered crawfish etouffe, crab cake, chicken amulet (jalapeño stuffed chicken breast) and fried oysters. Disappointed too. Frozen OLD crawfish tasted so fishy. Deep fried crab cake (never had fried crab cake) and stuffed chicken was too dried...it'd probably be better if they top with some sauce or gravy.

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Thank Monica9080
Inverness, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

This restaurant is centrally located and reasonably priced. The menu is varied with a number of very healthy options for the health conscious people in your party. The seafood dishes are outstanding as are the Cajun dishes. I've been there on two occasions and have not been disappointed either time. The staff are very friendly and attentive as well.

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Thank Brenda B
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Food, service and atmosphere was very good. We would go back and would recommend it to others. Went at a slow time.

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 14:00
Monday
10:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 15:00
Thursday
10:30 - 15:00
Friday
10:30 - 15:00
Saturday
10:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 Church St, Natchitoches, LA 71457-4624
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Natchitoches
  • Phone Number: +1 318-352-6634

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Springhill, Louisiana
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Natchitoches, Louisiana
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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?