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D.I.'s Cajun Restaurant

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6533 Highway 97, Basile, LA 70515
337-432-5141
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Good for:
Reservations

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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 0
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  • 2
    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
This restaurant is always crowded, get inside and see why

The food is always good and authentic Cajun food. Many times you have a short wait to get seated but it's certainly worth the wait. The food is fresh and the waitstaff is friendly and competent. It's a few miles off IH 10 but it's certainly worth the trip.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
LionPSC
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Orange, Texas
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Orange, Texas
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46 reviews 46 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The food is always good and authentic Cajun food. Many times you have a short wait to get seated but it's certainly worth the wait. The food is fresh and the waitstaff is friendly and competent. It's a few miles off IH 10 but it's certainly worth the trip.

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84 reviews 84 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Unless you are looking for seafood forget this place. It's authentic Cajun but the menu is almost all seafood. I don't eat seafood so there was not much to choose. The burger was average. The music was way too loud to facilitate nice dining.

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St Mary Bourne
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195 reviews 195 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Ate here 19 years ago and a couple of time in between. Shame we were not in crawfish season but the food was still fabulous, the band great the dancing relaxed. It is a barn of a place that is very welcoming to the visitors and you get to appreciate the pucker tastes and sounds of the Cajun way of... More 

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Tucson, Arizona, United States
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The locals were right! A group of people suggested we go and we were not disappointed!!! Had the BBQ Crabs. They were out of this world. I will not forget this place and can't wait to go again. Amazing food and the staff were lots of fun too.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

A little out of the way, but worth the trip. Excellent crawfish, great staff, and authentic live Cajun music with plenty of room to dance.

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Mamou, Louisiana
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159 reviews 159 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Food is very good. Atmosphere is casual and friendly. Take note, there is live music. Very loud live music. If your idea of a night out is a quiet evening, do not go here. If you want to hear and taste Cajun music and Cajun food, this is the place. Recommend. Warning: It is definitely out of the way.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

D.I's has a history and that's why it is located basically in the middle of the crawfish and rice fields of his property. D.I. used to host community crawfish boils in his barn and that's how it grew into a restaurant. The food is excellent; the atmosphere is family-oriented and it's a good ol' place to settle in for an... More 

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

I love coming to Louisiana to begin with, and eating the cuisine is just another bonus!! But I have to admit, the food at DI's is some of the BEST I have ever eaten!!! My brother in law and sister took my family here and we ate with abandon!!! The taste was incredible!!! Everything was so fresh and flavorful! I... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

You will never experience anything as exciting as witnessing the Mardi Gras running through DI's restaurant! Even if you go on an ordinary night, this restaurant has a spectacular menu (go for the crawfish: fresh, peppery and delicious!) and exceptional service. Food is served promptly and there is more than enough on each plate. The drinks are a bonus (Margarita?... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Favorite local resturant. Food always consistent. All the food is awesome but the Bar-B-Q crabs will make you slap your Mama their so good. My grand kids love the crabs and fried alligator bites.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6533 Highway 97, Basile, LA 70515
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Basile
  • Phone Number: 337-432-5141

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cajun & Creole
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?