BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Many locals would agree that this Wednesday’s chilly weather calls for sweaters, coats, jackets, and scarves.

The celebration of a certain national holiday can also add some much-needed warmth to this cold day.

Wednesday, October 19 is National Seafood Bisque Day, a holiday centered around a French dish that Louisianans are quite familiar with.

The thick soup is known for its rich flavor, which includes notes of heat that marry well with the sweet taste of seafood. Many Louisiana bisques include either shrimp, crawfish, or crab.

If you’re in Baton Rouge, you might use this holiday to explore local restaurants that serve seafood bisque.

A few of these eateries are listed below.

Parrain’s Seafood Restaurant

Address: 3225 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Phone: (225) 381-9922

Phil’s Oyster Bar & Seafood

Address: 4335 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Phone: (225) 924-3045

Southern Pearl Oyster House

Address: 9460 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70810

Phone: (225) 416-5913

Willie’s Restaurant

Address: 11260 Coursey Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70816

Phone: (225) 372-2526


Hopefully, you’ll find the perfect seafood bisque at one of the restaurants listed above.

In addition to fighting off the effects of cold weather with delicious and warming foods like the dish mentioned in this article, you may want to download BRProud’s weather app.

Via the app, BRProud’s meteorology team will send you weather updates that will help you keep a pulse on our capital area’s ever-changing temperatures.