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Can’t Miss Dining Options in Plaquemines Parish

There is no better way to enjoy the Deep South than to visit Plaquemines Parish to enjoy the food, culture and lifestyle of the area. It is home to the French Creole culture and encompasses the very end of the Mississippi River, as it spills out into the Gulf of Mexico.

This rich Bayou country has been populated long before the French arrived in 1699. Plaquemines Parish has been a key component to all the trade coming into the Mississippi River. The hardy people that live in the area have survived major hurricanes in 1901, 1915, 1965 (Betsy) and the Great Mississippi Flood that happen in 1927, that flooded the entire town after New Orleans dynamited the levy at Caernarvon to save the city.

Here are some of the “can’t miss” dining opportunities in Plaquemine’s Parish:

Orleans on the Avenue

Orleans on the Avenue offers a variety of southern, Creole and Cajun delights. This upscale restaurant is recognized for its beef brisket, pulled pork and southern fried seafood dishes that are reminiscent of the historic New Orleans French Quarter. Visitors and residents in Plaquemines Parish can enjoy the phenomenal cuisine of the Big Easy (New Orleans).

Their appetizers include Boudin Balls, Crab Cakes, New Orleans styled Barbecued Shrimp and amazing Pulled Pork Nachos. From their smokehouse, guest can enjoy pork ribs, smoked chicken and beef brisket. For the seafood lover, they offer a Fried Oyster or Fish Platter along with the traditional Shrimp Platter. It would be impossible to leave Orleans on the Avenue without enjoying New Orleans styled desserts including bread pudding, pecan pieor beignets.

The Woodland Plantation

The Mississippi River meanders out to the Gulf of Mexico as it passes its way through Port Sulfur, Louisiana. Along the way, it passes the Woodland Plantation. This beautiful country inn offers an upscale Cajun style experience along with its fine dining. After spending the day fly fishing in Venice, it is just a short trip to the Woodland Plantation to enjoy great food. They offer Crab Cake appetizers, Oysters Rockefeller, Crab & Corn Chowder, Shrimp Remoulade, Seafood Gumbo, Fish Pontchartrain, BBQ Shrimp, Delta Chicken and Bread Pudding.

Plaquemines Parish is filled with rich historic places along the Mississippi River including the Woodland Plantation. Its value priced restaurants offer amazing cuisine to many residents and visitors here to enjoy Plaquemine and other cities along the river.


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