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Acme Oyster House - Northshore
1202 N Highway 190
Covington, LA 70433
(885) 246-6155
For over 100 years, Acme has been satisfying the hungriest of people all over the world! It’s quality you can taste in the fresh, hand-shucked Louisiana oysters. Whether served ice cold on the half shell, chargrilled and sizzling in garlic butter or fried to golden perfection, Acme oysters are some of the best you’ll ever have. And it’s not just the oysters, we’re serving all of the New Orleans classics like red beans and rice, seafood gumbo, jambalaya and more, all seasoned to perfection and served with a smile. So…
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Carreta's Grill - Covington
70380 Highway 21
Covington, LA 70433
(985) 871-6674
Since 1999, Carreta’s Grill has been committed to bringing you authentic, quality, fresh food at reasonable prices. Our goal is to make you feel like part of our family. Please consider our kitchen, your kitchen.
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Christ Church Covington
120 S. New Hampshire St
Covington , LA 70433
(985) 892-3177
Christ Church is a sacramental and altar-focused community, biblically centered, and mission-driven. We are called to proclaim the good news of God in Christ; to welcome others into deeper relationship with Christ and the Church; to form others and to be formed ourselves as disciples of Christ; and to engage in the work of reconciliation Jesus has given us, both near and far. This parish is both a historic church, proud of its heritage, and a dynamic, growing community of people of all ages. Christwood was developed from a vision…
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Columbia Street Rock-N-Blues Cafe
407 N Columbia St
Covington, LA 70433
985-892-9949
The Columbia St. Rock-N-Blues Cafe is a music venue, bar & full service restaurant located in downtown Covington, LA offering the best in food, music and nightlife entertainment. (from Facebook.com)
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Columbia Street Tap Room
434 N Columbia St
Covington, LA 70433
985-898-0899
The building that houses the “Tap Room” was built in 1906 by the Seiler family of Covington. It operated for years as a bar/ saloon on the first floor and as a hotel “boarding house” on the second. The courtyard buildings were added in the 1970′s as storage rental units. Jeff and Mitzi Archer opened the Columbia Street Tap Room and Grill in October of 1996 and purchased the property shortly thereafter. Renovation was done to the rest of the building and rented as professional office space and an artist…
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Covington Brewhouse and Tasting Room
226 E Lockwood St
Covington, LA 70434
985-893-2884
Located in the heart of the beautiful southeast Louisiana town that is its namesake, Covington Brewhouse is dedicated to crafting quality beers, sending our local brand of joie de vivre (joy of life) to the world, one bottle at a time. Our master brewer and his team of dedicated awesomeness spare no expense or cut any corners to bring you the finest brew to come out of South Louisiana. A lot of time, effort, blood, sweat, tears and love goes into each bottle of Covington Brewhouse. We hope that you…
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Covington Center of Performing Arts
201 Columbia St
Covington, LA 70433
(985) 727-4638
At Center Of Performing Arts our goal is to provide an environment in which individuals can explore their artistic expression wherever their musical dreams may lead. Robert Sturcken, with over 40 years as a professional musician and a deep love and respect for the art of music, has created Center Of Performing Arts to assure that anyone with a musical interest is afforded boundless opportunity.
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Covington Farmers Market
609 N. Columbia St.
Covington, LA 70433
(504) 892-1873
The Covington Farmers Market is a convivial community of producers and consumers of homegrown fresh produce, prepared food and music. We gather every Wednesday and Saturday morning. On Saturdays expect to find music, usually a local musician and always good, and free samples from a local chef. Wednesdays feature some great lunch possibilities with an acoustic music jam . The Covington Farmers Market offers fruit and vegetables from local producers. Some are seasonal. Also you will find locally produced eggs, milk, cheese, meat, poultry and seafood. The prepared items include…
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Covington Trailhead
419 N. New Hampshire St.
Covington, LA 70433
The Covington Trailhead marks the beginning of a 31-mile paved trail called the Tammany Trace, which connects the cities of Covington, Abita Springs, Mandeville, Lacombe and Slidell. Located at 419 N. New Hampshire St., the Trailhead is within walking distance of all the downtown shops and restaurants. Resembling an old-fashioned railroad station, the site includes a clock tower, an amphitheater, a grassy knoll for audience seating, a covered marketplace, rest rooms, water fountains, a museum / visitor’s center and a small movie theater. The museum is open on Wednesday and…
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Daiquiris & Creams
339 North Hwy 190
Covington, LA 70433
(985) 871-0500
4 pool tables, live DJ every Friday and Saturday night! Drive thru! (from Facebook.com)
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First Baptist Church of Covington
16333 Hwy 1085
Covington , LA 70433
(985) 892-2149
We are privileged that you have visited our website. Nothing excites us more than helping you experience a life-changing relationship with Jesus Christ. It is why our church exists. No matter what age or stage in life you are, First Baptist Church Covington has a place for everyone. Each ministry environment in our church has been created to engage, equip, and encourage an intimate relationship with God and others. Join us this weekend at one of our 4 worship services, or take part in one of our many weekly events…
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Gallagher's Grill
509 S Tyler St
Covington, LA 70433
985-892-9992
Whether you’re looking for fine dining in a comfortable setting, or a lunch that’s a cut above the rest, come see Chef Pat Gallagher at Gallagher’s Grill. We have been named an OpenTable Diners’ Choice restaurant for 2014. This means that after dining, OpenTable diners rated Gallagher’s Grill one of the best.You know Chef Pat from Ruth’s Chris on the south shore and from The Winner’s Circle in Folsom, as well as Gallagher’s in Covington. Pat started the Northshore St. Patrick’s Day Marching Club in 1997. Chef Pat along with…
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Mellow Mushroom Covington
1645 Highway 190 #U
Covington, LA 70433
(985) 327-5407
Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers- offering taste bud tantalizing food. From our stone baked pizzas made with all natural ingredients to our hoagies and calzones, our tantalizing desserts, or our incredible craft beer, there is something for everyone.
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Ox Lot 9
428 E Boston St
New Orleans, LA 70433
985-400-5663
Named after the Historic Covington, Louisiana Ox-lots, Oxlot 9 is an upscale southern bistro located on the ground floor of the Southern Hotel. Oxlot 9 has a simple yet sophisticated approach to seasonal ingredients found in the region served in a lively and comfortable setting. It is a place that reflects the character of a 200 year old city in every detail of its soul, from the welcome of the hostess to the last drink brought to the table by your server. It is a restaurant inspired by the beauty…
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Pardo's
69305 LA-21
Covington, LA 70433
985-893-3603
A CULINARY DREAM COME TRUE . . . “Pardos is built around the staff,” says owner Osman Rodas. “They are a reflection of me and what happens here on a day-today basis. From the chef to the bar manager to the servers, it’s all teamwork.” Pardos is described as an American Bistro, featuring flavors and techniques inspired by a melting pot of cultures and Louisiana’s wealth of local seasonal ingredients. A wood -burning oven in the kitchen adds a bit of rustic flavor to a menu that can be called…
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Ristorante del Porto
501 E Boston St
Covington, LA 70433
(985) 875-1006
Del Porto, located in Covington, Louisiana, is the highly lauded brainchild of husband-and-wife chef team David and Torre Solazzo. David, a 1998 graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York, honed his skills at The Brasserie restaurant in Rochester, New York, before moving on to California to pursue his career. Torre, herself a 1999 graduate of the California Academy in San Francisco, was working at George Lucas’ Skywalker Ranch in Marin, California before the two met. That year, both David & Torre came to work in…
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St. John's Coffeehouse
535 E Boston St
Covington, LA 70433
(985) 893-5553
The coffeehouse in Covington, LA that belongs to everyone.
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St. Tammany Art Association
320 N. Columbia St.
Covington, LA 70433
985-892-8650
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Tchefuncta Country Club
2 Country Club Park
Covington, LA 70433
985-892-4739
Tchefuncta Country Club has been an integral part of the Tchefuncta Club Estates neighborhood since its inception. It is unique in both character and organization, as the only member-owned country club in the area. The newly constructed clubhouse, designed by George Hopkins, is the “go-to” place for the some of the best events on the Northshore.
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The Green Room
521 E Boston St
Covington, LA 70433
(985) 892-2225
Live Music on the Northshore Covington Mandeville area at The Green Room. We are a bar near Madisonville and Abita Springs Louisiana at The Green Room in Downtown Covington! Our Happy Hour is awesome at The Green Room. We have a 50 cent pool table and Guiness Draft right here in downtown Covington. We have the best and longest Happy Hour in town from 2pm til 9pm every day of the week. We are a bar open 7 days in downtown Covington in the Mandeville, LA area. No complaints about…
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Zea Rotisserie and Grill - Covington
110 Lake Dr
Covington, LA 70433
985-327-0520
In 1997, with one successful restaurant concept under their belts, The Taste Buds launched Zea Rotisserie & Grill. Inspired by the rotisserie cooking found at European food markets, Zea became a polished casual restaurant serving classic American fare infused with mouth-watering international flavors. Zea’s first location, nestled in the suburban periphery of New Orleans in Harahan, garnered immediate popularity and earned New Orleans Magazine’s “Best New Restaurant” award. Demand for Zea’s unique flavor grew, as did the number of Zea locations. Today, you’ll find Zea throughout the New Orleans metro…

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