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The Little Village

447 3rd St, Baton Rouge, LA 70802-5500
+1 225-218-6685
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (61 reviews)
“pasta” (13 reviews)
“sea bass” (5 reviews)
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447 3rd St, Baton Rouge, LA 70802-5500
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Reviewed yesterday

I arrived in BR just before a "devasitating winter storm" that must have dumped 1/4 inche of snow/ice on the city and shut everything down... This restaurant was recommend to me, but remained closed due to weather. However, on my last evening in the city,...More

Thank Goff42
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am staying downtown Baton Rouge and the restaurant is within walking distance. I am a great fan of Italian food. I ordered take out eggplant parmesan and was disappointed, it was smothered with cheese and could barely taste the eggplant. The spaghetti was uncooked.

Thank Sunshineldy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were passing through Baton Rouge and decided last minute to stay overnight. The hotel staff recommended this restaurant as it was within walking distance & it was a chilly, rainy evening. We did not have reservations but they were able to seat us. We...More

Thank 163happysnorkeler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very cute ambiance, decent food, interesting wines, every night of the week I was at the Hampton Inn downtown, this place was full. Price is a bit high, but tolerable.

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 12 November 2017

My wife and I were in town for the Louisiana Book Festival and wanted an early evening. We walked to the Village, and were seated promptly. The appetizers and entrees were spectacularly good, and my wife remarked that the "it must be a great Italian...More

Thank Onward07
Reviewed 21 October 2017

This is my second time eating here. The food is good and at a great price point. I had the filet,with a side of meatball and bread. The bread is massive. Everything was really good. I hope to come back next time I am in...More

Thank Jaymath
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

The food is delicious here! We were staying at the Hilton downtown and wanted something in walking distance. I had a seafood pasta over linguine that was absolutely delicious!!! The calamari was the best we have ever had! My husband ate the fish of the...More

Thank Steve N Anita B
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Arrived at 5:25pm on a Saturday and only 3 tables were being occupied. We did not have a reservation and was told they may have a table but we would have to be finished by 7.That was no problem but when she checked, the table...More

Thank 997bertb
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Went for a group business lunch and we had a great waiter but the food was rather blah. I had the veal marsala and it was tasteless and chewy with a marsala sauce that was a turn off. My colleague had the redfish and it...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Good Italian fare served in a nice atmosphere. The bread is fantastic and must be ordered as its not served automatically

Thank michaeloC5306QN
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2 March 2017|
Response from Union502 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, we were there for dinner!
24 October 2016|
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Response from _bankstonc | Reviewed this property |
Casual is fine if you are going tailgating. For a party wear fancy jeans and tops or a cute attire. Local boutiques and stores carry a great selection. Just make sure you were the right colors: purple and goal and have... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 447 3rd St, Baton Rouge, LA 70802-5500
    (Main St.)
  • Public Transportation: City buses operate nearby for a nominal fee as well as a free downtown trolley system with stops nearby. Ask your hotel concierge for the best available transit option depending on your starting location and time of arrival/departure.
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Baton Rouge
  • Phone Number: +1 225-218-6685
  • E-mail
A modern take on the original Village restaurant (established in 1947), our reputation is for serving Baton Rouge’s finest Italian, Prime Beef, Maine Lobster, Veal and fresh Gulf seafood. The Downtown location features daily specials, a full bar and can accommodate private parties for up to fifty. We also have space for up to 15 guests in our bar area where dinner is also served.
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