[Video] Louisiana Drive-Thru Daiquiri Shack

In Vicksburg, Mississippi there is a bridge that crosses the mighty Mississippi River into Louisiana. One night during dinner a local told me about a novelty I might want to experience…the Drive-Thru Daiquiri. “Drive-thru daiquiri,” I said? “Yes, just across the border you can exit the freeway where you’ll find a few hole-in-the-wall shacks in which you can drive-thru and pick up a daiquiri to-go.” Intrigued by the idea, I thought this might make an interesting video.

This is my experience driving across the bridge from Vicksburg to Louisiana to get my daiquiri fix quenched.

Have you ever experience a drive-thru daiquiri road-side dispensary in Louisiana? If so, please leave a comment below and share your experience.

34 Comments

  1. Okay, I’ve never heard of this before…pretty interesting. I can’t believe you can just get a cocktail at a drive-thru like that.

  2. dont know how long ago this video was made.. but we used to have them all the time in North La. But the law was passed that outlawed this type of service. If the attendent hands you a drink with the Straw already in the cup, it is now considered an open container and you can be ticketed. So now if you find a place like this, they have to hand you the cup and hand you the straw.

    1. Hey Jay! Thanks for stopping by and sharing. Uh, this was actually filled last week. Clearly they are not following the new law. Funny at the end though, eh. Thanks again. Cheers, Mike

  3. I actually live in Vicksburg and we used to go to daiquiri world often. They are some of the best ever and we would drive across the bridge to get them and come home and have fun!

  4. My dad actually owns both places you went. We would love to invite you back. Sorry about the slow response time on the window, we sometimes only have one person working.

  5. Drive thru alcohol places are everywhere in LA and AR. The law makes it to where they serve you a drink that is contained. That is why they have lids on the cups (or gallon jugs) without a straw. The contained beverage and wrapped straw is transferring the responsibility of the beverage to the buyer. If you travel to Monroe LA you can actually purchase any thing from beer, to frozen drinks from the comfort of your vehicle.

  6. Many years ago, my family moved to Slidell, LA and my brother told me about drive through daiquiri shops. I didn’t believe him, so he took me to one. Still cracks me up, but hey, when in Rome!!

  7. Should have went by the one behind the liquor store!(: Service is better, prices are better, drinks are way better! It’s called “Delta Daquiris”

  8. Yes, I’ve seen this place. Its next to the Lotto & truck stop gas station. I’ve never bought anything there; as it seems to encourage–drinking & driving.

  9. There is another place across the interstate in delta behind the gas station that does drive-thru daiquiris the service is great and they are sweethearts

  10. I also live in Vicksburg next time you should try the steaks from the world they are one of the best around. It’s convenient you can call in your order and pick up your food and a daiquiri at the window. Their strawberry shortcake daiquiri is really good. I’m glad you enjoyed the experience.

  11. I grew up in Vicksburg and used to go the Daiquari World when I was younger. At one time, the legal drinking age in LA was 18. Next time I go home, I think I’ll go get one! I thought there was nothing like a drive thru daiquari shop until I moved to Tampa. In Gibsonton, FL, there is a drive thru liquor store that looks like a barn. You drive through and buy just about anything you like! Enjoying your blog!

  12. Mike, I’m originally from Louisiana- so that’s what we know! I now live in Vicksburg & make the trip over no less than 3 times a week! Friday & Sunday afternoons are a must!

  13. We have a couple of drive through liquor stores in Ruston, LA where you can buy anything from hard liquor to daiquiris, and even wine. It’s pretty awesome to me.

  14. Cool story Mike… I am loving the comments. Sometimes we forget that what we see as normal, others find fascinating. Over here in our neck of the woods, this is a common thing. Only, yeah, the straw should still be in the paper and not in the cup. Most of the places around here will tape the straw on the tip of the lid. What you do after you drive away is on you. But we also have drive through liquor stores too where you can by every thing from Boone’s Farm to 20/20 to Bud. Guess it must be a redneck thang, huh?

    1. Thanks Amy. You are so right…we often lose sight of things that are normal to us, but not to others. For example, I’m from the desert Southwest and get a kick when people see cacti for the first time. The way you explained the straw and tape is how I was told it should be done, and sort of how I explained it in the video. I was a bit surprised when it was served the way it was. One of the comments on this tread said that the straw/tape is a fairly new law/rule, so perhaps some daiquiri shacks have not gotten the memo yet? 🙂 Thanks so much for stopping by and sharing, much appreciated. All the best, Mike

  15. My bestie painted the mural at one of them. It’s the alligator sipping a daiquiri in the swamp. Spent the whole day there. It was pretty awesome.

  16. Tater Irwin from Tallulah,La invented and patented the machines. My husband is from there and he worked in the first daiquiri world. Tiny little building at that time. Spent many a night at the daquiri world as I am from Vicksburg. They are all over Louisiana now

  17. As a kid we drove from Jackson, MS to get daiquiri’s. Someone always had a brother or sister who was 18. At one time they alternated weekend for the drinking age in LA. Some weekends it was 18 some it was 21. When it was 18, we got the family member to get us daquiri’s and went to mystic bowling. Great memories of the drive through shops in Mound!

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