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Abita Bar-B-Q
69399 Hwy. 59
Abita Springs, LA 70420
985-892-0205
In 1998, Abita Bar-B-Q started out as a small take-out restaurant in a gas station with a tiny kitchen. Since then, we’ve been featured in Gambit magazine and on the Tom Fitzmorris Show. In 2002, we opened our own restaurant 2 miles down the road where we remain today. We are a family owned and operated business who takes pride in our excellent products and service. We appreciate our customers!
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Abita Brew Pub
72011 Holly St
Abita Springs, LA 70420
(985) 892-5837
One popular gathering place in Abita is the Abita Brew Pub, a full-service restaurant housed in the renovated building in which we brewed & bottled our beers until April 1994. The pub features handcrafted cypress window frames, a cypress and slate bar, and beaded wainscoting. Visitors can sample our beers or purchase six packs or 1/2-gallon growlers to go. Our gift shop offers glassware, and other gift items. Sweeping views of the Tammany Trace hiking trail are visible from two separate dining rooms, one of which can be booked for…
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Abita Café
22132 Level St
Abita Springs, LA 70420
(985) 400-5025
Small cafe in Abita Springs.
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Abita Roasting Company
PO Box 106
Abita Springs, LA 70420
985-246-3330
We’ve been sourcing, roasting and preparing outstanding coffee from around the world since 2006.
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Abita Springs Town Hall
22161 Level St.
Abita Springs, LA 70420
(985) 892-0711
Great hall for all types of activities. Home of the Abita Opry. Available for rental.
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Abita Springs Trailhead
22049 Main St
Abita Springs, LA 70420
(985) 871-5327
Located on the Abita River, the Trailhead & Park has several sheltered picnic tables, historic pavilion, splash pad, Town Museum and a children’s playground. The pavilion was designed by Tomas K. Sully for the New Orleans Cotton Centennial Exposition of 1884 and later moved to Abita Springs and reconstructed over the then famous flowing spring. After Hurricane Katrina, the pavilion and historic Museum building were relocated to the entrance of the park. This began our entire Park improvement project. We are proud of our award-winning Trailhead & Park and continually…
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The Swan
70326 Hwy 59
Abita Springs, LA 70420
(504) 276-9727
A new venue for Family Entertainment, located in MANDABITA. (from Facebook.com)

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Southern Food

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