Cuisine & Dining

Taste Louisiana Cuisine


Louisiana is famous for its distinctive food. The cuisine is a combination of many influences, including Creole, French, Cuban, European, Native American and more. Below are some Louisiana foods to experience which you will find all throughout the state.

Crawfish

No visit to Louisiana is complete without sampling crawfish which can be prepared in many ways. You will likely see crawfish ponds when you visit Cajun County.

Boiled Crawfish

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Crawfish Bread

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Crawfish Etouffee

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Crawfish Omelette

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Seafood

Shrimp

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Crabs

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Oysters

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Catfish

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Other Foods Popular in Louisiana

Most of these can be found throughout the state and different areas will have different ways of preparation. Enjoy!

Poboy

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King Cake

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Red Beans & Rice

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Gumbo

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Beignet

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Bananas Foster (Photo courtesy of Brennan's Restaurant)

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Boudin

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Praline

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Muffuletta

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