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Ruston Eats: Take-Out, Curbside, Patio, and Delivery

April 21, 2020Written by: Experience Ruston Team

With limitations on restaurants during this time, many local eateries are offering take-out options and curbside service, patio seating, limited inside seating (space permitting) as well as continuing to operate with a drive-thru window. Also, as you see options for inside seating, please understand that it is at 25% of their max capacity, so please be patient or call ahead if you wish to be seated inside. See your options below and remember to continue to support local if you are able!

Fried Chicken
Portico's famous fried chicken lunch special


Avocado's Ruston

Hours: 11AM - 7PM
Curbside pick-up. Patio and inside dining available. 
Website | (318) 224-7041

Brister’s Smokehouse

Hours: 11AM - 7PM
Delivery offered through WaitR. Patio seating is also available.
Website | (318) 513-9966

Champs Sports Restaurant

Hours: 8AM - 8PM Mon - Sat, 8AM - 2PM, 5PM - 9PM Sun
Delivery offered through WaitR and Door Dash. Patio seating is available with inside dining per overflow capacity.
Website | (318) 251-2222

Chindian Flavors

Hours: 8AM - 8PM
Order (via direct message on Facebook or Instagram) and pay online (via invoice).
Private message to order.
Website | (318) 607-5331

Common Goods Co.

Hours: 7:30AM - 2PM
Curbside pick up. Patio seating is available, as well as, seating up to 25% capacity inside the restaurant.
Website | (318) 224-2229

Daq's Wings & Grill

Call in and order for curbside pick up. Delivery offered through WaitR. Side walk, patio and inside seating available.
Website | (318) 497-7026

Dawghouse Sports Grill

Hours: 11AM - 9PM Mon-Sat
See the menu. Patio and inside seating available. 
Website | (318) 513-1188

Daylight Donuts

Hours: 5:30AM - 11:30AM
Menu. Drive-thru only. 
Website | (318) 255-0041

El Jarrito Fresh Mex (W California Ave)

Hours: 10:30AM - 10PM
Curbside pick up. Delivery through WaitR. Patio and inside seating available. 
Website | (318) 251-0600

El Jarrito Mexican Grill (Hwy 33)

Hours: 10:30AM - 10PM
Curbside pick up. Delivery through WaitR. Patio and inside seating available. 
Website | (318) 255-9600

El Jarrito Mexican Grill (S Service Rd E & Willow Glen Dr)

Hours: 10:30AM - 10PM
Curbside pick up. Delivery through WaitR. Patio and inside seating available. 
Website | (318) 497-8455

EL Toro Mexican Restaurant

Hours: 11AM - 2PM, 5PM - 9PM
Website | (318) 255-6920

Eskamoes Frozen Custard

Hours: 5PM - 9PM Fri, 3PM - 9PM Sat-Sun
Drive-thru. Outside seating available. 
Website | (318) 513-9696

The Depot

Hours: 7AM - 5PM Mon-Fri, 8AM - 12PM Sat. Patio and inside seating available. 
Website | (318) 232-7084

Grown n' Grazed

Hours: 7AM - 3PM
Outside seating available.

Hot Rod Bar-B-Que

Hours: 11AM - 7:30PM
See the menu. Curbside pick up and drive thru only.  
Website | (318) 254-8010

Jalisco's Mexican Restaurant

Hours: 11AM - 9PM Mon-Thurs, 11AM - 10PM Fri-Sat
Website | (318) 251-8877

La Bamba Authentic Mexican Restaurant

Hours: 10AM - 8PM
Delivery offered through DoorDash. Patio and inside seating available. 
Website | (318) 255-4219

Log Cabin Grill & Market

Hours: 3PM - 8PM Tues-Sat
See the menu. Curbside and Take-out offered. Patio seating is available. 
Website | (318) 255-8023 

Mi Casa Latin Restaurant

Hours: 7:30AM - 9PM Mon-Sat, 9AM - 9PM Sun
Offering take-out delivery. Inside and outside seating is available. 
Website | (318) 224-9191

Nana's Soulfood

Hours: 11AM - 3PM Mon-Tues, Thur-Fri, 11AM - 4PM Sun
Website | (318) 224-7028 or (318) 548-9041 

Nina's Eatery

Hours: 9AM - 7PM
Curbside or delivery. Free delivery on orders of 3 entrees or more. Patio and inside seating available. 
Website | (318) 254-0447

Portico Bar & Grill

Hours: 11AM - 2PM, 8PM - 11PM
See the menu. Offering ½ price kids meals Monday-Friday. Patio and inside seating available. 
Website | (318) 255-9900


Hours: 11AM - 7:30 PM Mon-Sat
Curbside pickup. Patio and inside seating available. 
Website | (318) 254-5200

Railway Coffee

Hours: 6:30AM - 7PM Mon-Fri, 7AM - 7PM Sat, 12PM - 5PM Sun
Delivery offered through WaitR. Patio and inside seating available. 
Website | (318) 436-2759 


Hours: 4PM - 9PM
Curbside Pick up only.
Website | (318) 255-8320


Hours: 11AM - 9PM
Curbside Pick up only.
Website | (318) 255-8168

Ruston Farmers Markert

Hours: 9AM - 1PM Sat
Curbside pick up on Tuesdays. Must order online at by Friday to recieve order.
Regular Farmers Market begins Saturday, May 23.

Roma Italian Bistro

Hours: Tues-Sun: 11AM - 10PM 
Offering take-out and delivery through DoorDash. Patio and inside seating available. 
Website | (318) 202-3810

Rotolos Craft & Crust

Hours:11AM - 8PM
Offers curbside take out. Inside seating available. 
Website | (318) 232-6454 

Scott’s Catfish

Hours: 11AM – 8PM
Drive-thru only. Delivery offered through WaitR and DoorDash. Patio and inside seating available. 
Website | (318) 232-7500

Sundown Tavern 

Hours: 11AM - 5PM
Curbside and Take-Out available. Patio and inside seating.
Website | (318) 255-8028

Tacos the Guero

Hours: 11AM - 7PM Mon-Thur, 11AM - 8PM Fri, 11AM - 7PM Sat
Delivery offered through DoorDash. Patio and inside seating.
Website | (801) 710-3417

Uptown Downtown

Hours: 9AM – 5:30PM Mon-Fri, Sat 9AM - 3PM
Limited menu. Delivery offered through WaitR. Patio and inside seating.
Website | (318) 255-6771 

Utility Brewing

Hours: 11AM - 8PM Tues - Sat
Call in or online ordering for food, drinks (Crowlers included), and merchandise. Patio seating available.
Website | (318) 514-8811


Hours: 11AM - 9PM
Curbside pick up only.
Website | (318) 513-9840

Familiar Favorites

Jimmy John'sNewk's EateryRaising Cane'sSmoothie King, and Whataburger are still open and ready to serve via drive-thru and curbside pickup. View the list here. Be sure to check individual locations for temporary changes in operating hours. 

*Please note this info is subject to change, we'll update as often as possible. If you would like to add/edit information, please send to

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