Fabulous Dining in Covington!

Buster's Place Restaurant & Oyster Bar $

519 East Boston Street
Covington, LA 70433
(985) 809-3880

At Buster's you'll find delicious authentic Louisiana fare, excellent burgers and oysters (on the half shell, chargrilled, and fried to perfection) in a low key but vibrant environment. Sit at a table or at the bar to watch your favorite sports game. Oyster specials on Thursday from 2pm until close.

Cafe Du Monde $

70437 Highway 21
Covington, LA 70433
(985) 893-0453

A short drive from the Southern Hotel stop at the legendary eatery that is famous for it's chicory coffee & sugar-covered beignets.

The Chimes Covington $$

19130 Rogers Lane
Covington, LA 70433
(985) 892-5396

This is an all time favorite of MPI. Besides raw and chargrilled oysters you will find Louisiana comfort food and the largest international tap beer selection on the Northshore. Sit at a table inside, on the porch overlooking the bayou or at the round bar. Oyster Happy Hour everyday 4 - 7 pm and Tuesday all day.

Coffee Rani, Coffee House/Cafe/Catering to Go

234 Lee Lane
Covington, LA 70433
(985) 893-6158

A casual place for drinks ranging from coffee to beer & wine plus light fare with vegetarian options and wonderful cakes. Nice outside seating options.

Columbia Street Tap Room & Grill $

434 North Columbia Street
Covington, LA 70433 (985) 898-0899

A three minute walk from the Southern Hotel, Columbia Street Tap Room is a fun bar which serves burgers, sandwiches, seafood and daily local specials. For a more sophisticated menu and atmoshere just walk to the adjacent Seiler Bar.

Del Porto Ristorante $$$

501 East Boston Street
Covington, LA 70433
(985) 875-1006

A favorite of many ship pilots this fine Italian dining restaurant offers dishes with a creative twist, great cocktails and an extensive wine list. A must dining experience!

The English Tea Room & Eatery $$

734 East Rutland Street
Covington, LA 70433
(985) 898-3988

For the tea lover in you visit the quaint English Tea room and sip freshly brewed loose leaf tea varieties (the largest in Louisiana) and eat delicious scones! Set in a traditional English decor with small intimate rooms it also serves breakfast and lunch along with all day high tea. All time favorite - Plum & Passion Tea!

Gallagher's Grill $$

509 South Tyler Street
Covington, LA 70433
(985) 892-9992

American grill offering a steak & seafood menu in an upscale-casual setting with a woodsy feel.

La Provence a Chef John Besh Restaurant $$$$

25020 U.S. 190
Lacombe, LA 70445
(985) 626-7662

Besh combines Southern roots, Louisiana ingredients, French technique and Culinary Institute of America training to present beautiful, resonant cuisine. It's about 14 miles/28 minutes from Covington.

Lola $$

517 North New Hampshire Street
Covington, LA 70433
(985) 892-4992

A short walk from MPI and the Southern Hotel, the restaurant Lola offers creative sandwiches at lunch and contemporary Louisiana fare for weekend dinners.

Mattina Bella $$

421 East Gibson Street
Covington, LA 70433
(985) 892-0708

Your perfect breakfast place around the corner from the Southern Hotel. Specialty of the house are the eggs benedict and stuffed waffles.

New Orleans Food & Spirits $$

208 Lee Lane
Covington, LA 70433
(985) 875-0432

Lots of fried food options. Try the oyster Po'boy. A short walk from the Southern Hotel don't forget to check out Lee's Street antique and other shops.

Nuvolari's Ristorante $$

246 Girod Street
Mandeville, LA 70448
(985) 626-5619

Nestled in the heart of Old Mandeville come and celebrate the genre of Creole Italian food. This unique dining experience stems from classic Italian food with a south Louisiana flair- traits that have made Nuvolari's a local and regional favorite for nearly 30 years.

Oxlot 9 $$$

428 East Boston Street
Covington, LA 70433
(985) 400-5663

Located in the Southern Hotel Chef Jeffrey Hansell and his wife Amy will intrigue you with their Gulf inspired Southern fare in their swanky restaurant.

Rips on the Lake $$

1917 Lakeshore Drive
Mandeville, LA 70448
(985) 727-2829

Enjoy traditional seafood dishes with a beautiful view from the upper deck over Lake Pontchartrain. Mandeville is approximately 6 miles from Covington.

Sala Thai $

315 North Vermont Street
Covington, LA 70433
(985) 377-6906

If you want reasonable priced but good Thai food visit Sala Thai. Make sure to bring your own alcohol (visit Aquistapace's Liquor section, 4 minutes walking from restaurant) since they do not have a liquor license yet. You can sit inside or in their screened in porch. Just three minutes from the Southern Hotel.

Vasquez Restaurant - Seafood & Po'Boy

515 East Boston Street
Covington, LA 70433
(985) 893-9336

If you are in the mood for Cuban or Cajun/Creole cuisine stop at low key Vasquez.

Yujin Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar $

323 North New Hampshire Street
Covington, LA 70433
(985) 809-3840

If you have a Japanese food craving low key Yujin is your spot. Right down the street from the Southern Hotel.

Aquistapaces Super Market

125 East 21st Avenue Covington, LA 70433
(985) 893-0593

Covington's local super market offers the widest and most diverse selection of Wine (from budget friendly to highly allocated bottles), Beer, Spirits, Gourmet cheeses and Deli meats on the Northshore. Just a five-minute walk from the Southern Hotel.