Friday, October 28, 2016

Restaurants Over The Years

Here is a collection of restaurant photos and advertisements in St. Tammany Parish over the years. Click on the images to make them larger. 

Badeaux's Drive In, Madisonville

The Abita Springs Cafe

Beck-N-Call Cafe, Covington, LA

The Shack Restaurant, Covington. Originally Brown's Restaurant, then Richard's Seafood, then Schwing's Seafood Galley.  


Buster's Place Restaurant
Chimes Restaurant, Covington

Keith Young's Steakhouse

The Colonel & Son Restaurant in the Southern Hotel

The Gloriette, in the Southern Hotel

Covington Restaurant 

City Cafe, Covington

The. St. Tammany Cafe

Hebert's Grill, Boston St. Covington

Roubion's Cafe

Jim's Place

The Claiborne Inn

Covington Hotel restaurant on Gibson St

Bosco's Restaurant and Bar


 White Kitchen

Vera's Place Seafood 

Vera's Seafood - Abita Springs

Bo Tea Cafe

Big Mama's Country Kitchen

Dairy Queen Grill and Chili

Salad Station

Curve Inn, Slidell January 1938
Catfish Charlie

Miltie's Frostop, Mandeville 

Smith's Cafe, Mandeville

Below is a list of the business directory listings for Restaurants from the 1959 Covington area phone book. Click on the images below for a larger view. 

Below are some advertisements of other restaurants.

Five Girls, Madisonville

Pam's Northlake Restaurant at the Colby Inn

Tony Pedone's Restaurant, Covington

Interior of Tony Pedone's

Revere's Cafe

Forest Steak House, late 1970's, above

Sammy's Fried Chicken (Above)

Jazzy Pete's Po-Boys

Bistro ByRonz

Jersey Mike Subs

Big Joe's Seafood From 1986

Carole's Stop N Shop, Abita Springs

Welcome Inn Restaurant, Mandeville 

Donz On The Lake

Chickentown of Covington 
Danny's Fried Chicken

Riverview Restaurant 


Mr. Catfish, Mandeville

Dairy King, Covington


Gambino's Seafood Restaurant, Slidell 

Mattina Bella
Bourre' Restaurant and Bar

Creole' Tomateaux

El Rio de Mexico

Cliff's Restaurant, Mandeville

The front room at Rip's Restaurant on the Mandeville lakefront

Bossier's, Mandeville


Chef Rene Nicolas Seafood Restaurant
Riverboat Tchefuncte


Minute Man Drive-In

CLICK HERE for more information about Bechac's Restaurant

Danny's Fried Chicken 


 Cured on Columbia, Covington

Pepe, Covington

Rock-N-Blues Cafe

The Seiler Restaurant and Bar

Hurston's Restaurant & Lounge 

U.S. 190 at Harrison Avenue

Steak Stockade

Crazy Johnnie's Steak House, Covington 

Inn of the Ancient Marina 

Friends, Madisonville

Tchefuncte's Restaurant

The Anchor

 Magnolia Grill, Covington

Pat Gallagher has kept dining rooms full of happy people for decades. His Covington hometown restaurant brings the best of his repertoire to the table. Gallagher's Grill has received great reviews by many local and regional publications. 

Rest A While

Morton's Seafood Restaurant


Water Street Bistro

 Leonardo's Trattoria and Pizzeria, Mandeville, LA

South China Restaurant

The Little Bohemian Restaurant, Covington

Riverside Inn, Restaurant & Cabins

Domergue's Restaurant

Covington Depot Restaurant

Pasquale's Pizza, Covington

Tulano's Pizza, Covington

House of Seafood, Bush

Morning Star Cafe, Covington

Fred's (Above)

And below is a list of the more popular restaurants in 1972...

Acme Oysters, Covington

Judice's Restaurant, Covington


The former Toad Hollow Cafe is now Turgeau's Southern & Mexican Cafe

Green Fork

Trey Yuen, Mandeville

Mande's Restaurant, Mandeville

Johnnie and Mimi's Restaurant

Sal & Judy's, Lacombe

Bear's Restaurant

Badeaux's Drive In

 Coffee Rani
Triple Nickel Grill in Mandeville

Dakota Restaurant

Dakota Restaurant in Covington

Lola's Restaurant, Covington

Vazquez Restaurant

Rip's On The Lake, Mandeville 

Fat Spoon Cafe

Popeye's Louisiana Kitchen

Winners Circle

Licata's Seafood

Whiteway Cafe

A video featuring Liz's Where Y'at Diner

Del Porto's Ristorante 

La Provence Restaurant

Gus's Restaurant, Folsom 


Glynn's Drive In, Folsom

Giddy Up


Cajun Mikes

China Pearl

Two Blessed Girls' Diner, Pearl River



 Abita Roasting, Covington
Abita Roasting, Madisonville 

It's A Beautiful Day, Covington

Beach House, Mandeville


Tavi Restaurant, Covington

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