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503 W Port St, Abbeville, LA 70510-5819
(337) 893-3070
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • 20
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
always getting orders wrong

Ordered a simple dish and they messed it up like 3 times. On the third time I just left. I don't understand why there still cooking out of a trailer still hurry up and rebuild

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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30 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Ordered a simple dish and they messed it up like 3 times. On the third time I just left. I don't understand why there still cooking out of a trailer still hurry up and rebuild

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Charleston, South Carolina
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49 reviews 49 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

While back in Louisiana visiting friends and family for the first time in two years my wife and I went to River Front for dinner, after being basically shut out of one of the other local Abbeville dining institutions because of the crowd. I'm glad we went to River Front. Right on the Vermillion River with great water side seating,... More 

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Carencro, Louisiana
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

On the spur of the minute after Church, we decided to drive around looking for a place for lunch. After a few minutes, she remembered that she'd been taken to a great place in Abbeville while attending some FEMA training classes a few months ago. Upon finding the restaurant, we discovered that it was closed. Just down the block, however,... More 

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Abbeville, LA
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47 reviews 47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This restaurant is near and dear to my heart bc it is the first restaurant hubby and I went to when we moved by Abbeville. I have been a couple times since they have rebuilt the restaurant. Each time I love it. They always have the best food at the right price. My friend had the tilapia and thought it... More 

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Driving through the South on a Sunday makes finding a good restaurant more of a challenge. We chose to strike into the Abbeville city center in the hope of finding gold and found it at the River Front. We sat outside but dived into the main dining room when a hammerhead thunderstorm settled in over our head. Our server found... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

We had a very pleasant lunch at River Front. We were there at a quiet time and the service and food was excellent. We enjoy sea food when in Louisiana so this was very much in our plans. The setting was casual, we ate outside - right on the Bayou. As travelers from the North, this was a perfect spot... More 

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Abbeville, LA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

The restaurant suffered a very severe fire last year but is now back open and doing just as great as it was before the disaster. Had lunch there and the food is as delicious as ever. The crab cakes are excellent! The crab bisque is still the best around. And, now the best has arrived. There is now a dessert... More 

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Cat Spring, Texas
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159 reviews 159 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013 via mobile

Back open as I understand & seems they have not lost that good food feeling, all be it now you order inside but the meals still comes from the mobile set up on site, very good burger and the wait staff are very good. Worth a lunch break should you be in the Abbeville area. Thumbs up!

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Cadiz, Kentucky
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122 reviews 122 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

I really believe this is the most delicious meal I've EVER had!!! Since they are still rebuilding from a fire, it was a little awkward to know where to place or pick up our order, but it was definitely worth that inconvenience when I got my take-out order.

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Abbeville, Louisiana, United States
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43 reviews 43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

After a fire destroyed the resturant some months ago they have finally reopened ,and let me tell you the food and atmosphere is even better than before ,i cant get enough of the (cajun blaze burger ) absolutly the best burger i have ever had ,you can dine inside ,or eat out on the deck ,or just get your food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 503 W Port St, Abbeville, LA 70510-5819
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Abbeville
  • Phone Number: (337) 893-3070
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?