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Breakfast Stops in Ruston

June 29, 2018Written by: Madison Wooley

Ruston has its share of great restaurants, and we're happy to see so many taking the most important meal of the day seriously! Whether you’re seeking true breakfast or a brunch hotspot, we've prepared of list of go-to's.

The Bistro at Courtyard by Marriott
Not to be overlooked is The Bistro located in Ruston’s Courtyard by Marriott. They serve a variety of breakfast dishes including the classics. Breakfast sandwiches, burritos, bowls, pancakes, frittatas and more are served from 6 a.m.-9 a.m. on Monday through Friday. On weekends, they're open for breakfast from 7 a.m.-10 a.m. The Courtyard is located at 1309 Maxwell Boulevard in Ruston, just down the service road from I-20 Exit 86.

Champs Sports Restaurant
What’s better than breakfast in the morning? Breakfast any other time of the day! Champs in downtown Ruston has you covered, and they open their doors at 7 a.m. every day of the week. Champs serves unique twists on classics all day, and continue to expand their menu. With a full bar and a prime location downtown at 101 N Trenton Street, Champs Sports Restaurant is the perfect place for your breakfast, brunch, or late night cravings.

Champs.jpgGrown and Grazed
The people, food, and location of Grown and Grazed are as local as it gets. Their breakfast includes a Louisiana sweet potato hash, homemade buttermilk biscuits with whole milk gravy, breakfast pot pie, local farm eggs, house-made pork sausage patties, and thick-cut bacon. Their lunch menu is ever-changing with dishes made from only locally produced ingredients, guest chefs, and new experiences with each visit. Grown and Grazed is set up at 93 E Railroad Avenue, on the edge of historic downtown Ruston.


Mi Casa Latin Restaurant & Buffet 
Visit Mi Casa Latin Restaurant for authentic Latin coffee and strawberry batidos (shakes)! They are family-owned and operated, located at 601 S Vienna Street, and open from 7-10 a.m. daily for breakfast. Traditional restaurant hours are 11 a.m.-9 p.m. on weekdays and 10 p.m. on weekends. Latin coffee and breakfast plates are served every day!

Railway Coffee 

Nestled in the heart of historic downtown Ruston at 202 W Mississippi Avenue, Railway Coffee is a third-wave coffee shop that proudly serves locally-roasted coffee. They also offer açaí bowls, fresh fruit, "locomotives” (breakfast sandwiches), parfaits, muffins, and more! Each month, they introduce a specialty coffee menu crafted by one of their baristas, so there' always something new to try! 


Familiar Menus
Here to satisfy your 24-hour cravings, Huddle House has a location in Ruston, as well as two Waffle House locations. Right off interstate exits 84 and 86, these familiar breakfast joints serve whatever breakfast food you’re craving whenever you’re craving it.

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