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Rita Mae's Kitchen

711 Federal Ave, Morgan City, LA 70380-3544
+1 985-384-3550
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Closed Now
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
$$ - $$$
711 Federal Ave, Morgan City, LA 70380-3544
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was traveling through Morgan City to New Iberia and we were starving. After reading reviews for Rita Mae's, we decided to give it a try. It was very easy to find in a residential neighborhood. Don't be fooled by the outside appearance or inside for...More

Thank mhughes57
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Many people will not go into this neighborhood and probably would be turned away when they saw the restaurant. The shame is that such people will miss out on the best food we had in LA. You don't go here for the atmosphere, you go...More

Thank free8864
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

This is a small little place that has some of the best food I could have ever asked for. I have eaten here several time over that last few years and I have never had bad service or food. Always a place I visit when...More

Thank bbunch71
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Dishes are absolutely delicious & the dessert is to die for! Bread pudding is out of this world.. a MUST try!!

Thank JfrankJ
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Only a few words, this is a MUST for anyone in the area! You cannot travel through the area without stopping here! Good ol' fashion home cooking!

Thank ta3913
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Good food, Had the lunch special, Tight space really small Not the cleanest Home-style cooking nothing special

1  Thank Mel B
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Has the fried chicken and red beans and rice. Super tasty. Haven’t been there for over 12 years but the food is as good as ever. Enjoy

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 12 November 2017

we really enjoyed the food at the restaurant. Simple, but well prepared. They know what they are doing! The facilities are not the best, but who cares, when the food is great.

Thank pjcharles
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Traveling to Louisiana to visit with family. Wanted to have a good home cooked meal for lunch. Wife searched internet and came up with Rita Mae’s. I had one special of a crabmeat stuffed bell pepper, fried shrimp and mustard greens. WOW 👍. Great food,...More

Thank E2379DNjamesb
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We found Rita Mae's Kitchen on Trip Advisor and we could not have been happier. The staff were friendly and welcoming and the food was some of the best "home cooking" we have had. Service was prompt and we felt as if we belonged there.

Thank Kevin F
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8 July 2017|
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Response from DJ S | Reviewed this property |
I may be too late to answer this, but I am pretty sure I saw someone come in and get a bag to go. I'd call and ask. They're so friendly, they will help you.
Peter F
10 October 2015|
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Response from A6908YZwilliamd | Reviewed this property |
None served but you can bring your own
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 711 Federal Ave, Morgan City, LA 70380-3544
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Morgan City
  • Phone Number: +1 985-384-3550
Rita Mae's Kitchen in Morgan City, LA is a quaint but amazing dining experience worth trying. Their famous chicken stew is unparalleled anywhere in anywhere in the South. Its inexpensive, incredibly food with a very loyal clientele. This may be one of Morgan City's best kept secrets. I'm back home in Washington State right now wishing I was there getting ready to tear into a plate of their food.
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