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Ruston Eats Reopen

June 3, 2020Written by: Experience Ruston Team
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With limitations on restaurants during this time, many local eateries are offering take-out options and curbside service, limited indoor and outdoor seating as well as continuing to operate with a drive-thru window. See your options below, call ahead if you wish to be seated inside, and remember to continue to support local restaurants!

Avocado's Ruston

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

Beau Vines Steakhouse

Hours: 11AM - 2PM & 4PM - 8PM
See the menu. Offering curbside pickup and delivery. Patio and inside seating available. 
Website | (318) 255-1008

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 receive 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


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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