Louisiana Eateries

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The Pearl Restaurant & Oyster Bar
New Orleans, LA
The Pearl Restaurant & Oyster Bar was founded in the late 1920s. There are two signs: the blue one under the balcony and the red one above it. The red one has neon on only one side. The terrazzo oyster sidewalk has been here since at least the 1940s. The restaurant closed in 2015. It is not known yet what will happen with these signs. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, 3, and 4. [map]

Café du Monde
New Orleans, LA
The Café du Monde was established in the French Market in 1862. They are best known for their dark roasted coffee and beignets (square doughnuts covered with powdered sugar). [map]

Thibodaux, LA
The Malt-N-Burger features a giant canopy. There were probably car hops originally. The ice cream cone sign might have come from a Dairy Queen. It appears to have had neon. Does anyone know more about this place? [map]

Cut Rate Liquor
Leesville, LA
This Cut Rate Liquor building looks like a former drive-in restaurant. Does anyone know anything about this place? [map]

Ice Cream
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