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28 of the Best Fort Polk Restaurants (2021 Edition)
28 of the Best Fort Polk Restaurants28 of the Best Fort Polk Restaurants

28 of the Best Fort Polk Restaurants (2021 Edition)

Introduction

Being in the military keeps you on the run, and looking for a good meal that can fit into your busy schedule can be a tough task as you get settled. Having some good restaurants to start with for you and your family once you’re off work will help the transition to Fort Polk as you settle in and begin to explore. Here are just a few options in the area to get you started.

Know what you’re hungry for? Click the links below to go straight to the information. Due to ongoing coronavirus concerns, it is best to confirm hours for the restaurants at Fort Polk and the surrounding areas before you go.

(1-3) Fast Food on Fort Polk
(4-8) Exchange Food Court on Fort Polk
(9-10) Smoothies and Coffee on Fort Polk
(11-13) American Restaurants on Fort Polk
(14) Pizza Restaurants on Fort Polk
(15-16) American Restaurants near Fort Polk
(17-20) Cajun and Creole Restaurants near Fort Polk
(21-23) Mexican Restaurants near Fort Polk
(24-26) Asian Restaurants near Fort Polk
(27-28) Pizza Restaurants near Fort Polk

Suggested Read: Fort Polk: In-Depth Welcome Center

Fort Polk Restaurants

Familiar fast food can be comforting as you settle in, and drive-thrus and delivery can make it even more convenient. Because not all food spots can provide Fort Polk delivery, either behind or to the gate, check with each restaurant to see what options are available on the installation.

Fast Food Restaurants on Fort Polk

Fast Food

Burgers and Sandwiches

1. Burger King

Address: Bldg 3224, Ft Polk, LA 71459
Phone: 1 (337) 537-3540

Have it your way with fast, easy, juicy burgers and chicken sandwiches from one of the leading chains in the world.

2. Blimpie Sub Sandwiches

Address: 2275 Louisiana Ave, Bldg 3310, Fort Polk, LA 71459
Phone: 1 (337) 653-6034

Another great option for subs and salads both hot and cold make this a great lunch spot during workdays.

Chicken

3. Popeye’s

Address: 1431 Mahone Ave, Fort Polk, LA 71459
Phone: 1 (337) 861-3916

Authentic Louisiana style fried chicken and more makes Popeye’s a national favorite. Be sure to ask about the new chicken sandwich!

Fort Polk Exchange Food Court

Exchange Food Court

4. Burger King Express

Address: 7742 Colorado Ave, Bldg 850 (Main Exchange), Ft Polk, LA 71459
Phone: 1 (337) 537-7948

A quick option in the main Exchange food court with all the same items you know and enjoy.

5. Subway

Address: 7742 Colorado Ave, Bldg 850 (Main Exchange), Ft Polk, LA 71459
Phone: 1 (337) 537-4089

Grab a fresh sandwich or salad from the chain you know and love and spare yourself the fried stuff for a little healthier option.

6. Charley’s Grilled Subs

Address: 300 A Avenue, Bldg. 1605 (Main Exchange), Ft Polk, LA 71459
Phone: 1 (337) 537-4089

The signature cheesesteaks and seasoned fries are a great option at this quick lunch spot with lots of hot sandwiches and fried delights.

7. Qdoba

Address: 7742 Colorado Ave, Bldg 850 (Main Exchange), Ft Polk, LA 71459
Phone: 1 (337) 537-4089

A beloved chain known for their menu full of all the zesty, spicy, cheesy classics of Mexican cuisine. The on-post Qdoba is a great spot to grab a burrito, some nachos, and more.

8. Panda Express

Address: 7742 Colorado Ave, Bldg 850 (Main Exchange), Ft Polk, LA 71459
Phone: 1 (337) 537-6398

Pile on the main courses and heaps of sides at the local branch of this Chinese restaurant chain. Dine in for a relaxing meal or grab some takeout. They even have a drive-thru for extra convenience.

Smoothies and Coffee Shops on Fort Polk

Smoothies and Coffee

9. Starbucks

Address: 7742 Colorado Ave, Bldg 850, Fort Polk, LA 71459
Phone: 1 (337) 537-4089

The global favorite where you can grab a coffee, tea, lattes, muffins, and breakfast sandwiches to start your day quick and easy or sustain you in that after lunch energy slump.

10. Smoothie King

Address: 2275 Louisiana Ave, Bldg 3310, Fort Polk, LA 71459
Phone: 1 (337) 537-1500

If you’re in a hurry but want to avoid the fried stuff, stop in here and grab a smoothie or snack that won’t add to your waistline.

American Restaurants on Fort Polk

American Cuisine

11. Hickory Smokehouse BBQ

Address: Alabama Ave, Bldg 1975, Fort Polk, LA 71459
Phone: 1 (337) 537-8900

A cafeteria-style barbecue joint with a la carte vegetables and desserts. Who doesn’t love a hot meal of tender meats and sauces with hearty sides?

12. Mulligans Bar & Grill

Address: 1321 Corps Rd, Ft Polk, LA 71459
Phone: 1 (337) 531-7668

Soups, salads, lunch specials, and a full-service bar located at the Warrior Community Center. Enjoy your meal with multiple big screen TVs and satellite service.

13. Strikezone Lounge

Address: 2087 9th St Bldg 1457, Ft Polk, LA 71459
Phone: 1 (337) 531-6273

Located in the Bowling Center, this spot serves soups, salads, sandwiches, and snacks with free WiFi and multiple big screen TVs.

Pizza Hut Fort Polk

14. Pizza Hut

Address #1: 4535 Entrance Rd, Bldg 7828 (North Fort), Fort Polk, LA 71459
Phone: 1 (337) 537-2400

Address #2: 2165 9th St, Bldg 1455 (South Fort), Fort Polk, LA 71459
Phone: 1 (337) 397-4053

From classic pizzas to create-your-own pies, Pizza Hut is a great place to get quality Italian food fast. Add some wings, sides, or even dessert to round out a big meal for the whole family.

Restaurants Near Fort Polk, LA

Stretch your culinary legs by trying some of the unique food offerings outside the Fort Polk gates. There are plenty of Leesville restaurants waiting to make you feel right at home with their special style of cookin’.

American Cuisine

15. Smokin’ Jo’s BBQ Shack

Address: 11275 Lake Charles Hwy, Leesville, LA 71446
Phone: 1 (337) 392-6490

With tender brisket, baskets of wings, racks of ribs smothered in sauce, Texas toast, and steamed veggies, these platters of BBQ will leave you satisfied.

16. Wagon Master Steakhouse Inc

Address: 2206 S 5th St, Leesville, LA 71446
Phone: 1 (337) 239-7482

A classic steakhouse with reasonable prices serving steaks, tuna steaks, and chicken. You can even buy your own cuts to take home and grill.

Cajun/Creole Restaurants Near Fort Polk

Cajun/Creole Cuisine

17. BJ’s Family Diner

Address: 1505 S 5th St, Leesville, LA 71446
Phone: 1 (337) 238-4663

You can’t visit Louisiana without trying some cajun food and this diner has both home cooked American diner options and breakfast as well as creole and cajun fare.

18. Taste of New Orleans

Address: 114 S 3rd St, Leesville, LA 71446
Phone: 1 (337) 423-5102

A homey little gem in Leesville in a family setting. Simple and delicious cajun and creole food homemade and served by friendly staff.

19. Mud Bugs

Address: 1201 N 5th St, Leesville, LA 71446
Phone: 1 (337) 238-2870

Mud Bugs serves huge portions of crawfish, sausage, seafood gumbo, and more in platters great for sharing. This BYOB setting is great for a night out with friends.

20. Crawfish To Go

Address: 3815 Jefferson Park Rd, Prince George, LA 71459
Phone: 1 (337) 919-4803

Another lovely Cajun place with excellent seasoning and homemade dipping sauces make for spicy and juicy meals served up by friendly folks.

Mexican Restaurants Near Fort Polk

Mexican Cuisine

21. Diego’s Burrito Bar

Address: 853 Entrance Rd, Leesville, LA 71446
Phone: 1 (337) 653-6366
A lunch counter-style burrito bar similar to the style of Moe’s and Chipotle. Make yourself a huge burrito or healthier bowl with quality meats and ingredients.

22. Festival Tacos

Address: 11934 Lake Charles Hwy, Leesville, LA 71446
Phone: 1 (337) 404-4089

Try the fish and shrimp ceviche as well as the standard but authentic Mexican meals.

23. El Flamingo Mexican Restaurant

Address: 3080 Colony, Blvd, Leesville, LA 71446
Phone: 1 (337) 392-0050

A hidden gem located inside the Hampton Inn in Leesville. Excellent service, as well as good food, is what sets this place apart.

Asian Restaurants Near Fort Polk

Asian Cuisine

24. Thadapetch

Address: 1910 S 5th Ste C, Leesville, LA 71446
Phone: 1 (337) 239-6222

Excellent Thai food in a simple setting. Vegan and vegetarian friendly with great curry.

25. Hana Japanese Steakhouse

Address: 1404 S 5th St, Leesville, LA 71446
Phone: 1 (337) 239-2886

Enjoy watching the chefs cook and perform with their cutlery on the grills. Sushi, steak, entertainment, and a full bar make this a good date spot.

26. Buffet City

Address: 1782 S 5th St, Leesville, LA 71446
Phone: 1 (337) 238-9939

Choose from sushi and typical Chinese dishes from noodles to chicken and rice at Buffet City.

Pizza Joints Near Fort Polk

Pizza Restaurants in Leesville

27. Gilbert’s Louisiana Pizza House

Address: 853 Entrance Rd, Leesville, LA 71446
Phone: 1 (337) 404-4091

A no-frills pizza house with subs, salads, pizza, calzones that is great for a night out with friends.

28. Fox’s Pizza Den

Address: 1726 S 5th St, Leesville, LA 71446
Phone: 1 (337) 392-4949

Another pizza house with pizza, wings and dipping sauces, cheesy breads, and more.

28 of the Best Fort Polk Restaurants

Conclusion

Everything you need is located right near the post. Remember to check with restaurants by calling or checking their websites for any updates to COVID policies or changes to hours. Whether you’re grabbing lunch on post or going out with friends and family for a night out, we hope this guide will help you find just what you’re craving.

 

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