9 Best Markets in Louisiana

There’s something special about independent markets that larger stores don’t have. It could be the local sources that bring the fresh ingredients, produce, and meats to the shopper. It could be that they’re owned and operated by people just like you and me. For all that and more, check out the best local markets in Louisiana.  

Dryades Public Market, New Orleans, LA

Partnerships with local food vendors and sources make Dryades Public Market a unique one-stop shopping hub for all things representative of New Orleans. Reasonable prices make it simple and easy to get the freshest ingredients to make Cajun and creole-inspired foods right at home. They have a deli and hot food menu so you can grab something quick to take home, too. 

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The Best Stop Supermarket, Scott, LA

Voted at the top of the “Best of Arcadiana” list multiple times, the Best Stop Supermarket says it all in the name. This is the premier destination for getting ready-made items and groceries to make boudin, cracklings, and other great foods of Louisiana. Fast service and great prices. Make sure to try the bacon-wrapped cream cheese-stuffed jalapeño duck breasts. 

Calandro’s Supermarket, Baton Rouge, LA

With two locations in Baton Rouge, you’re never far from great organic, gourmet, and hard-to-find items for your table. The alcohol selection will remind you of the larger liquor retailers, but less expensive. People who want gluten free and keto-friendly options will have no problem finding great tasting ingredients.

Earl’s Cajun Market, Lafayette, LA

Fresh produce, certified meats, and authentic seasonings that you need to make delicious Cajun and Creole recipes at home are what you’ll find at Earl’s Cajun Market in Lafayette. They also carry a full line of specialty foods and have a hot deli every day except Saturdays. 

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CajunGrocer.com, Metairie, LA

With you 2,000 authentic ingredients and foods that help you move the ordinary to the extra ordinary when it comes to making great Cajun and Southern food, CajunGrocer.com is the largest independent online grocery store in the state. If your belly wants it, they have it. 

Better Living Market, Ruston, LA

Better Living Market is committed to encouraging and supporting a healthy lifestyle. Located in Ruston, Louisiana, this health food store and market understands that you want to enjoy healthy food without sacrificing flavor or your budget. Always on the lookout for sources that meet the needs of their customers, Better Living Market is worth visiting. 

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Matassa’s Market, New Orleans, LA

Known for being friendly and having great Italian-style hot and cold deli foods, Matassa’s Market in the French Quarter of New Orleans and is a simple neighborhood grocery store. With fresh produce, New Orleans specialty foods, gourmet coffees, an extensive wine selection, and a floral department, there’s no reason to go anywhere else. 

Acquistapace’s Covington Supermarket, Covington, LA

You can smell the aroma of freshly baked bread and spicy house-made sausage. Those are just some of the reasons why shoppers come back again and again to Acquistapace’s Supermarket in Covington. Grab a reusable grocery bag and fill it with local goodies that you can take home to share with your family. 

Champagnes Market, Lafayette, LA

Wouldn’t you love to find a grocery store that made food shopping fun? That’s exactly what you have at Champagnes Market in Lafayette. You’ll have a great range of grocery and hard-to-find specialty items, a fresh deli featuring baked goods, and a nice selection of alcohol. What are you waiting for? Stop by and see for yourself. 

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