Houmas House Estate, one of the South’s oldest and most beautiful plantation estates, is the home of Latil’s Landing Restaurant, The Carriage House Restaurant, Dixie Café, The Turtle Bar and The Wine Cellars of Houmas House.
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are available in both casual and fine dining settings. Just minutes from Baton Rouge and New Orleans, these restaurants have varying menus reflecting traditional Louisiana cuisine. Each menu is updated seasonally to reflect the availability of locally grown produce, providing a true farm-to-table experience. Both tourists and locals enjoy the quaint feeling of the intimate settings each restaurant and The Turtle Bar provide. It’s easy to imagine dining in the 1830’s when using exact replicas of the original china used by General Wade Hampton. Reservations are required for Latil’s Landing and suggested for The Carriage House Restaurant.
The Carriage House Restaurant is open for LUNCH and DINNER! Reservations are not required but are suggested. Off the menu specials are offered daily and posted on the Houmas House Facebook page. Modified hours are 11am- 8pm.
The Carriage House is located adjacent to the old Cafe Burnside and is attached to the Turtle Bar.
Latil’s Landing Restaurant
Fine Dining in Original Manor House
Dinner • Fine Dining • Reservations Required
Latil’s Landing is taking exclusive dining to a whole new level. Why have a meal when you can have a dining experience?
The restaurant opened each dining room for one small group per seating. Diners now have a private room in the original 1770’s French House while enjoying a custom 5 course tasting menu, available with wine pairings.
This option is offered on THURSDAY- SATURDAY nights by reservation only and should be made 5 days in advance. Should you have a group smaller than 8 people, please use the comments section to notify the chef. We will do our best to accommodate you.
Executive Chef Jeremy Langlois will personally work with each party to create the perfect menu for dinner.
Pricing for this experience starts at $100 per person for dinner with the option to add wine pairings and any other upgrades.
The button below will direct you to a form to request a reservation and speak directly to the Chef.
**Closed Christmas Day and New Years Day
Exclusive Dining at Latil's
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Casual Dining inside The Great River Road Museum
Breakfast • Lunch • Kid Friendly • Buffet Available
The newest addition to the restaurants of Houmas House is now open! Dixie Café, located inside The Great River Road Museum, serves breakfast and lunch daily. This casual restaurant offers counter service with a full breakfast and lunch buffet. A la carte items are also available.
Guests will enjoy panoramic views of the Houmas House Gardens and the Amphitheatre while being steps away from the Inn at Houmas House.
The Wine “Cellars” of Houmas House
A Collection of Fine Boutique Wines
A collection of boutique wines have been selected to accompany our Nouvelle Louisiane Menus. The Wine Cellars at Houmas House are as unique as the Plantation itself. The historic water cisterns at the rear of the main house have been converted into handsome “wine cellars.” Inside, the large water tanks have been replaced with cast iron balconies and circular staircases that are used to fetch that specific vintage of champagne or wine. Unique bottle holders are attached to the masonry walls, allowing each label to be read without having to touch the bottle. The white wine cellar is also home to our selection of fine champagnes, it is kept at exactly 56 degrees F. The red wine cellar is kept at 70 degrees F. Over 1000 cases and 500 varietals of wines are housed in these “cellars”. These wonderfully creative spaces are not on the tour, but we would be happy to show them upon request.
Houmas House offers indoor seating in The Carriage House Restaurant for lunch and dinner.
What to expect: All servers and front line staff will be wearing face coverings. Thank you for your understanding as we navigate uncharted territory. We will do our very best to give you a pleasant and safe dining experience.
Houmas House is a historic estate located near New Orleans in Darrow, Louisiana. Open 7 days a week from 9am to 7pm. At Houmas House, visitors can tour the mansion and grounds, stay in the inn, enjoy Louisiana cuisine, and host one-of-a-kind weddings and events.