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Experience the Local Flavor With These Top Restaurants

by Glenda Daughety & Team

If there's one thing that Baton Rouge is known for, it's the amazing restaurants that showcase the tantalizing flavors of the South.  You'll find the best Creole and Cajun food, along with local seafood, to be found anywhere in the South. If you plan on buying a home in Baton Rouge and can't get enough Southern food, then welcome home! Here's some of the top places in Baton Rouge to find your favorite local dishes.

Louisiana Lagniappe Restaurant

Rated as one of the top restaurants in Baton Rouge, Louisiana Lagniappe Restaurant has been a staple in the Baton Rouge dining scene since 1998. You'll enjoy amazing Southern dishes and an inviting atmosphere.  Start out with tasty appetizers like Chipotle Shrimp, Fried Crab Fingers, or Blackened Shrimp, then follow up with Laguiappe favorites such as Fresh Fish en Papillote or Barbecue Shrimp.

Sammy's Grill

Sammy's offers a relaxing atmosphere to watch a game and catch some of the best gumbo in Baton Rouge. You know it has to be good, as it's a popular spot with local Baton Rouge residents. If you're in the mood for alligator, poboys, pepper jack chicken, or other Southern favorites, Sammy's is the place.

The Chimes Restaurant & Tap Room

A local favorite for over 25 years, The Chimes offers a relaxed, family friendly experience. Their local dishes include Louisiana Alligator, Crabmeat-Stuffed Mushrooms, Fried Pickles, and an outstanding selection of beer to wash down your tasty meal.

Cou-Yons Bar-B-Q

For the best BBQ in Cajun Country, Cou-Yons Bar-B-Q is the place to go in Baton Rouge. Their casual and friendly atmosphere goes perfectly with the amazing food. They offer Cajun-inspired BBQ, seafood, stuffed baked potatoes, and salads.  They call it “5-star dining in a casual setting.” It’s the perfect place for a business lunch or just getting amazing food without all the fuss.

There are many other reason to call Baton Rouge home. Join us every week on our blog for more great reasons to call Baton Rouge home.  You can also search for your dream home now using our convenient home search tool. And make sure to follow us on Facebook for the latest real estate updates for Baton Rouge and the surrounding area.

 

The Best Pizza in Baton Rouge

by Glenda Daughety & Team

The Best Pizza in Baton RougeBaton Rouge is home to many great things, especially amazing food.  And spectacular pizza is no exception to the rule.  So if you’re planning an epic pizza night or just want to experience some of the best pizza in Baton Rouge, there’s something for everyone.  Here’s 4 of the top places to get pizza in Baton Rouge to get you started on your flavorful pizza journey.

Red Zeppelin

Featuring a large menu with a great selection of pizza, salads, and sandwiches. It’s the perfect place to go for pizza on a nice day in Baton Rouge with plenty of outdoor seating. Top is al off with oven roasted po-boys, calzones, appetizers, desserts, and brews and you have one of the best pizza experiences in Baton Rouge.

Lit Pizza

You create the pizza, and they blast fire your creation.  You choose from a ton of fresh ingredients to create a truly customized pizza. The service is fast and friendly, so don’t let the long lines deter you as you’ll still get your pizza served up hot and fast. The college crowd comes here frequently, so you know it’s got to be good pizza.

Schlitz and Giggles

Usually you drink your beer with your pizza.  At Schlitz and Giggles, the beer is actually in the pizza! They mix a can of beer in every batch of dough to make an even tastier pizza as the crust comes out nice and crunchy. As their motto says, “silly name, serious pizza.”

Mellow Mushroom

Part sports bar and part restaurant, you’ll find a fun atmosphere and some of the best pizza and calzone in Baton Rouge. Start off with yummy appetizers such as Pretzel Bites, Bruschetta, Garlic Cheese Bread, Magic Mushroom Soup, and Oven Roasted Wings. They also let you build your own salads and offer a wide selection of hoagies.

This just scratches the surface of all the great pizza to be found in Baton Rouge. Check back each week on our blog for more great information about Baton Rouge and real estate.  And make sure to follow us on Facebook for up to date Baton Rouge real estate news.

Wake Up to to the Best Coffee in Baton Rouge

by Glenda Daughety & Team

Whether you’ve just bought a new home in Baton Rouge or thinking about moving here, and you love a great cup of coffee, then you’re in luck.  Baton Rouge has some pretty great coffee shops, just waiting to give you that extra jolt you need for the morning. There’s a coffee shop for just about every taste.  And a great coffee shop is more than just about great coffee and goodies, it’s about atmosphere, where friends and community come together.  Here’s some of the best coffee shops in Baton Rouge that offer both.

Coffee Call

If you’re in the mood for great beignets and breakfast with your coffee, then Coffee Call is calling. It may be crowded, but the lines move fast and the people are friendly.  So if it’s an active vibe that gets you going in the morning with your coffee, then this is the place.

Magpie Cafe

Magpie offers more than just delicious coffee. They offer a full café selection.  But they focus on specially roasted coffee and hand crafted pastries.  You’ll love the various locally made quiches. The scones, muffins and breads are some of the best Baton Rouge has to offer.

Pj's Coffee of New Orleans

Featuring great local coffee roasts as well as a pleasant atmosphere, PJ’s is a great place to chat, work, read, or just relax with a great brew.  They’ve also adopted El Terrerito Farm in Honduras and are committed to helping farmers there build better lives. A great cup of coffee and a great cause.

Highland Coffees

Near LSU is Highland Coffees, where you’ll find a casual yet refined atmosphere.  It’s a great place for students to find a quiet place to study or visit with friends.  They also offer coffee freshly roasted in the shop, along with fine loose teas, pastries, tasty specialty drinks, and retail items.

Check back on our blog every week for more great reasons to call Baton Rouge home.  And if you need help finding a home for sale in Baton Rouge, please feel free to call me at 225-291-1234.

Try These Amazing Baton Rouge Restaurants

by Glenda Daughety & Team

There's nothing better than eating in one of Baton Rouge's signature restaurants! You'll never run out of great places to eat in Baton Rouge.  Here's a few of the top restaurants in Baton Rouge that will be sure to light up your evening.

Louisiana Lagniappe Restaurant​

The best place in Baton Rouge for Cajun food is Louisiana Lagniappe Restaurant​, with amazing dishes and friendly staff. Whether your just dining for two or with a large group, this is the place to be in Baton Rouge for dinner.

Parrain's Seafood Restaurant

If it's the best seafood in baton Rouge you seek, your search has ended.  They have the best Gulf Coast seafood selection in Baton Rouge. Parrain's offers daily specials for lunch and dinner as wall as select Sunday brunch items. This is truly a local Baton Rouge favorite that can't be missed!

The Chimes Restaurant & Tap Room

Comfort food is the name of the game at The Chimes. Appetizers like sauteed crab in garlic butter are sure to start the night off right. Enjoy beers from around the world. And delight in their entrees like pasta grazi, catfish perdu, and Boudin Omelet.

Eat Great Food in Baton Rouge For Less!

by Glenda Daughety & Team

Who says you can't find amazing food in Baton Rouge on a budget? There's no need to take out a loan just to have a fantastic meal here.  There's dozens of outstanding restaurants that will delight your tastebuds and your wallet.  TripAdvisor.com has reviewed the top "cheap eats" in Baton Rouge.  Here's a few from the top of the list.

Bellue's Fine Cajun Cuisine

Don't let the name fool you. They may serve the best Creole around, but their prices are reasonable. And you can also buy meats to take home.  In the mood for rabbit sausage?  They have a unique selection of meats to choose from and friendly service as well.

Louie's Cafe

For a great mix of comfort food, character, and service, Louie's won't let you down.  There's a reason why it's a popular stop for LSU students and faculty who've been eating here since 1941.

Lit Pizza

If you want great pizza served up quick, Lit Pizza is the place.  And don't be deterred by the line coming out the front door. The fast and organized service keeps the tasty pizzas coming and the customers satisfied.

Looking for more great places to eat on a budget in Baton Rouge? View the full list here!

Say Thanks to Mom in Baton Rouge

by Glenda Daughety & Team

Looking for the perfect way to say thanks to mom this weekend? There's many ways you can express your appreciation for all your mother has done for you. Here's a few ideas that might help you have the perfect day with mom this weekend.

Brunch

Treat mom to a delicious brunch this Sunday. Boudreaux's Mother's Day Luncheon Buffet is an ideal way to spend Sunday with delicious food and live music by the Nick Abraham Quartet.

Spa Day

Why not pamper mom the way she deserves with a relaxing and rejuvenating day at the spa? Vida Pura Spa features a wide range of services to make mom feel like a queen for a day.

Sweets

Show mom your affection with the perfect confection! For an incredible variety of chocolates and other sweets, Chocollage Gifts & Chocolates will have the perfect gift for mom.

No matter how you do it, make sure you say thanks to mom, and have a happy Mother's Day!

 

 

Living in Downtown Baton Rouge Has Never Been Better!

by Glenda Daughety & Team

Is downtown living more your scene? There’s no better downtown living experience than Downtown Baton Rouge! With its amazing homes, dozens of great restaurants, entertainment, and many other outstanding amenities, it’s no wonder people are moving here.

One of the great amenities of the Downtown Baton Rouge area is all the great shopping and dining options, all within walking distance. Residents have the convenience of 6 grocery stores, such as Downtown Grocery and Spanish Town Market.  Feel like getting pampered?  No problem! There’s a number of fine salons and spas to choose from.  And if you want to stay in shape, then you can go to local gyms such as Anytime Fitness or the YMCA.  If its great food you’re looking for, then there are over 60 restaurants to keep your pallet busy, with outstanding cuisine from restaurants like Lucy’s Retired Surfer’s Bar & Restaurant or Tsunami.

Of course the entertainment in Downtown Baton Rouge must be mentioned.  The world-class museums such as the Louisiana Art and Science Museum, Capitol Park Museum, and the LSU Museum of Art will satisfy anyone who appreciates art and culture. And there’s plenty of festivals throughout the year to keep you entertained.

For more information about living in Downtown Baton Rouge, visit our Downtown Baton Rouge page where you can find the perfect home in this bustling community.

The Best Cajun & Creole Restaurants are Right Here in Baton Rouge

by Glenda Daughety & Team

When it comes to finding outstanding food in Baton Rouge, the problem isn’t finding it, it’s deciding where to start!  There’s simply no end to all the amazing restaurants you’ll find here, offering the best in Southern Cuisine. And if you’re in the mood for the best Cajun and Creole food, here’s the top 3 places to go in Baton Rouge.

Louisiana Lagniappe Restaurant

2014/2015 Winner of Best Seafood, Best Cajun/Creole, and Best Overall Restaurant in Baton Rouge! With dishes like Chicken Acadiana, Crevettes, Cocodrie, steaks, and traditional seafood, you and your companions will have a great selection to choose from.

Cou-Yons Bar-B-Q

For the best BBQ in Cajun Country, Cou-Yons Bar-B-Q is the place to go in Baton Rouge. Their casual and friendly atmosphere goes perfectly with the amazing food. They offer Cajun-inspired BBQ, seafood, stuffed baked potatoes, and salads.  They call it “5-star dining in a casual setting.” It’s the perfect place for a business lunch or just getting amazing food without all the fuss.

The Chimes Restaurant & Tap Room

Within walking distance from campus is The Chimes, where you’ll find a relaxed atmosphere with fair prices, but outstanding food. They also have two other locations on Coursey Blvd and W Front St. They’ve been serving Louisiana Comfort food and quality beer for over thirty years, and the experience shows.

Celebrate Valentine's Day in Baton Rouge!

by Glenda Daughety & Team

Looking for some great ideas for a special night out on Valentine’s Day in Baton Rouge.  Make it a night to remember with these great ideas.

Celebrate Valentine's Day With Galatoire's Bistro
Galatoire's Bistro | 3535 Perkins Road Baton Rouge, LA 70808 | Time: 5:30 PM | (225) 753-4864

Come celebrate Valentine's Day with your special someone at Galatoire's Bistro Feb. 10-14 from 5:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. First Course will consist of Poached Pear Salad or Crab and Asparagus Soup. Second Course will be Seared Scallops, 6 oz Filet, or. Bouillabaisse.  Then for desert Third Course, a Decadent Chocolate Cake or Truffle Box.  This amazing dinner also Includes two glasses of Galatoire's Brut Sparkling Wine.

Tango Classes
Manship Theatre | 100 Lafayette Street Shaw Center for the Arts Baton Rouge, LA 70801 | (225) 573-2529
Recurring weekly on Monday from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM | Price: $8 for one class, $13 for two classes

Learn one of the most romantic dances with your true love!  A 6-week progressive beginner class and intermediate classes are offered and taught by Casey Mills. Remember, it takes two to tango!

Also remember that many restaurants in Baton Rouge are offering special menus for Valentine’s Day.  Sullivan’s “Wine, Dine & Be Mine” is a three-course valentine’s dinner. And Matherne’s on Third is hosting a Valentine's Wine Dinner.

Make it a Valentine’s Day to remember in Baton Rouge!

Baton Rouge is Home to the Best Food in Louisiana

by Glenda Daughety & Team

If you want to buy a home in a city that has amazing food, then Baton Rouge is your new home! Baton Rouge is famous for many things, and its great food is one of them. There's no shortage of amazing places to eat. Since you won't have time to try all of them (unless you try a new one every day for the next few years), then here's a short list of the best to get you started.

Tony's Seafood

A Baton Rouge tradition and Louisiana' largest seafood market, this is the quintessential Southern eating experience. Rather than being a sit-down restaurant, Tony's is both a fish market and take-out deli. But if you want the real deal when it comes to Louisiana style food, then Tony's is where you go, especially if you're in the mood for alligator meat, crawdads, frogs legs, and turtle meat!

Parrain's Seafood Restaurant

Now if you want to sit down and eat your seafood, then Parrain's offers some of the best Gulf Coast seafood selection in Baton Rouge. They offer daily specials for lunch and dinner as wall as select Sunday brunch items. Parrain's is a local favorite that can't be missed!

The Chimes Restaurant & Tap Room

This is the place to go for Louisiana comfort food. Appetizers like sauteed crab in garlic butter are sure to start the night off right. Enjoy beers from around the world. And delight in their entrees like pasta grazi, catfish perdu, and Boudin Omelet.

If you plan on moving to Baton Rouge, then make sure to visit our blog every week for more great reasons to move here!

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Glenda Daughety
RE/MAX First
4750 Sherwood Common Blvd
Baton Rouge LA 70816
225-205-2672
225-291-1234
Fax: 225-612-6422

 

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Glenda Daughety & Team
RE/MAX First
Office: 225-291-1234
Cell: 225-205-2672
4750 Sherwood Common Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Each Office Independently Owned and Operated
Licensed Realtor in the State of Louisiana by the Louisiana Real Estate Commission


Glenda Daughety, Team Leader

Michelle Copeland, Buyer Specialist

Ashley Daughety, Buyer Specialist / Stager Decorator

 

 

 

 

 

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