924 3rd Street - Downtown Alexandria LA 71301 - 318 448 8989
THE DIAMOND GRILL
As we navigate this new standard of normal you will notice some changes. The first and most obvious is the spacing between tables and limited occupancy. This is in accordance with the State Fire Marshall and Governor’s instructions to ensure the most appropriate level of social distancing while you enjoy your dining experience. Also, you will notice our one time use menus, absence of highly touched tabletop items, wrapped silverware and personal protective equipment on our service team. The Diamond Grill and its team are also sanitizing high touch surfaces on the half hour which include handles, handrails, elevator buttons, doorknobs, toilet handles and more. Our service and culinary team are practicing proper hand washing every 15 minutes as well as utilizing glove service while handling food and food service items. This is all to ensure your and our safety. We take your safety and the safety of our employees very seriously.
Please note that in addition to the changes above, our menu will change daily. Daily menus are created by our Executive Chef John Belvin, Jr. to ensure the best quality product is utilized in preparing your meals.
We appreciate your consideration during this time! Please know this is new to us as well! If you notice something you would like for us to to better, please email me directly!
Scott Laliberte - Chief Operating Officer
Steaks, seafood and more
SOuthern Hospitality at its best
Serving Prime Steaks, Fresh Seafood, Local Produce and more. Every dish is uniquly created by our culinary team whom infuses French techinique with a Cajun flair!
Our service team is professional yet personable. Table side when needed! Our service philosphy is anything for anyone, anytime. We know you will have a favorite! Central Louisiana's best service team!
Walking distance from The Hotel Bentley, Alexandria Museum of Arts, Crave Coffee Shop & Alexandria River Front Center. Every parade or event starts or ends at our front door!
Voted Cenla's Best Steak & Best Romantic Restaurant 2016-2017-2018
Our story begins with schnacks jewelers
In 1931 it was a downtown jewelry store… now Diamond Grill, recipient of the 2006 Louisiana Preservation Honor Award, offers a wide range of superb menu items to suit every taste and budget. Try one of the nightly featured specials for a true delight.
C. A. Schnack’s Jewelry Store which began business in 1865 moved into this beautiful example of Art Nouveau / Art Deco Architecture where it would remain for the next 66 years. After the empty building was purchased by attorney Mike Small and developer Buddy Tudor, grandson of the structure’s original builder, a decision was made to return this building to service in the form of a mid to high-end casual dining establishment which could be enjoyed by both the community as well as visitors to Central Louisiana.
January 1, 2011, Mr. Michael L. Jenkins purchased the Jewel of Downtown Alexandria, The Diamond Grill Restaurant after the death of Mr. Robert "Buddy" Tudor, Jr. It is one of the most beautiful restaurants in Louisiana with fabulous dining. With its romantic ambience, the Diamond Grill offers intimate fine dining as well as two separate banquet areas upstairs that could seat 108 people comfortably. As a business leader, Jenkins has made great strides and has tremendous invested interests in the revitalization of the downtown area. Besides the restaurant, he has purchased several properties bringing new life to the buildings that were once vacant and stagnant.
perfection takes time
We pride ourselves on combining all the elements of a memorable dining experience! Visit us for Prime Steaks, Fresh Seafood and Unique Chef Inspired Creations combined with amazing service in an atmosphere like no other. There is something for everyone to enjoy at The Diamond Grill.
Please join us for a delightful candlelight dinner as you enjoy superb Cuisine and exceptional service in a visually rich historical setting. The building features twenty-two foot ceilings, original chandeliers, ornate plaster, dramatic staircase, true wine vault and an elegant Mezzanine bar. Also included is ample banquet and meeting space. Our commitment is to deliver a dining experience, which you will want to share with others and repeat often.
Come Enjoy daily Specials &
Locally Purchased Foods
Our bar is comfortable and has a great view of the main dining room. Enjoy a hand crafted cocktail or a glass of wine at our Mezzanine Bar. Our bar keeps are friendly and knowledgeable! We offer over 30 wines poured by the glass and an exclusive bottle only list. We serve our entire dinner menu at our bar. Of course we will always have the big games on our televisions.
during this new "normal"
While we navigate our way through our reopening, we will not be offering half priced appetizers or martini Monday. The cost of food has risen, and we do not want to impose that increase on our customers.
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Reservations are not necessary, however we will gladly reserve a table especially for you. Please call or email us and we will be happy to save your special spot at the Diamond Grill. Walk-ins are always welcome and take out is available.
For reservations call 318 448 8989
924 3rd Street - Downtown Alexandria LA 71301
Monday to Saturday 4:30pm-10pm
Scott Laliberte - Chief Operating Officer
Ashley Taylor - Hospitality & Special Events
The Diamond Grill
924 3rd Street
Alexandria, LA 71301
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