Pit Row Pit Stop Diner takes you back in time with an interior that looks like an old 50s diner. The spinning seats at the counter, unique décor, and “pit stop” flags throughout make this a fun dining experience. They serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner with a menu filled with comfort foods like hamburgers, barbecue, chicken fried steak, fries, onion rings, and more. Find them at 402 First Street.
Hitch-N-Post Bar-B-Q and More is a small, barbecue restaurant that serves everything from burgers to seafood. On Saturday during crawfish season, they offer a crawfish boil as well. There is indoor and outdoor seating. There is not a bar at the restaurant, but guests are welcome to BYOB. Their location is 1880 FM-350 South in Livingston.
Alma’s Courthouse Whistle Stop Café, operated by Tracey & Kerri Kincade, is named after Kerri’s grandmother. The Kincade’s carry on not only her grandmother’s legacy of amazing comfort food, but also the previous owners, Eddie and Sherry Martin who owned the location for more than 22 years. Located at 313 North Washington Avenue, Alma’s is open for breakfast and lunch. There is a breakfast buffet on weekends and lunch specials from the steam table every day.
Located at 410 North Washington Avenue, Blue Duck Kitchen and Bar serves American favorites with an upscale twist. The lunch menu includes blackened catfish, baked potato soup, blackened chicken salad, and more. The dinner menu includes sirloin, sauteed shrimp, Cajun pasta, and more. There is also a full bar serving beer, wine, and cocktails.
Shrimp Boat Manny’s, serving lunch and dinner at their 1324 West Church Street location, specializes in southern Cajun cuisine. It is the home of the famous pink sauce and etouffee. The menu includes po’ boys, burgers, gumbo, red beans, rice, and sausage as well as house-made desserts.
Silver Fern Coffee Shop with its many nods to New Zealand, a country the owners love and cherish, is a great place to grab a cup of coffee while in Livingston. Located at 707 FM 2457, you can get delicious coffee and tea drinks as well as breakfast and lunch foods in a modern, relaxed atmosphere.
The Bull Shack Coffee & Smoothies is a fun, bright family-friendly location to grab a fresh fruit smoothie or a cup of freshly ground coffee. The shop is named after the owner’s son, Sammy who earned the nickname “Sammy the Bull,” after being born premature and dealing with health issues in his early life. The coffee shop was a way for Sammy to continue his life skills after graduation in 2010. The shop is located at 201 Southpoint Drive.
Florida’s Kitchen, a local favorite for more than 20 years, offers amazing food in a fun, casual atmosphere. There is an indoor fireplace creating cozy warmth when the weather is cool and is situated in a house that has been in the family for decades. Enjoy smoked ribs, fried catfish, and other comfort foods at their 796 FM-350 South location.