This American classic — Worcester Lunch Car Company #839, built in 1950 — serves the best imaginable versions of diner fare, including a sensational hot turkey sandwich and extraordinary hamburgers.
Charlie’s is an old wood-frame house that serves classic diner breakfast and lunch. Omelets are justly famous.
In this conscientious coffee roaster / coffee house, expect a masterfully poured cup of first-rate coffee made beans of the world, roasted on premises.
James Lasyone’s Natchitoches meat pie is a vividly seasoned mélange of pork and beef enclosed in a half-circle pastry crust. It is deep fried until the crust is golden crisp and the moist, seasoned meat inside is steaming hot. Be sure to conclude your meal with a piece of Cane River cream pie — a variant of Boston cream pie, but with gingerbread instead of white cake.
Laid-back vibes reminiscent of the 1970s set the beat for a menu of Middle Eastern standards, vegetarian fare, and surprisingly wonderful lasagna.
Outside, you smell diesel fumes, but the first thing you notice when you enter the P&H Truck Stop is the smell of bread. P&H bakes its own, and there are shelves of the good homemade loaves ready to be sold whole or sliced and toasted to accompany breakfast (served round the clock).