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240 Tubing Rd, Broussard, LA 70518-7118
337-837-4011
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 9
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Family Dinner

This restaurant was highly recommended by staff at our hotel. We almost passed based on the other reviews on this site but took a chance anyway. All of us really enjoyed our meal and the service was excellent. Loved the large pond filled with Koi and turtles. Would definitely return next time in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
Carolann D
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Holmdel, New Jersey
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
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Holmdel, New Jersey
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

This restaurant was highly recommended by staff at our hotel. We almost passed based on the other reviews on this site but took a chance anyway. All of us really enjoyed our meal and the service was excellent. Loved the large pond filled with Koi and turtles. Would definitely return next time in Lafayette.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This restaurant was out dated. I am 100% confident that this was a great place in the 80's. Food was cold and over priced. Service was OK.

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Schaumburg, Illinois
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117 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The food here is outstanding; definitely a place to come to try Cajun seafood entrees. The ambience is fabulous. Service was pretty good; I'd say any glitches were as a result of going with a large group on a Saturday night. One of their most famous dishes was always my grandmother's favorite--1 lb. of fresh crabmeat sautéed in butter and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The service was great, but the food was only adequate. The fried crab claws were really good, but the new crabbie appetizer was only ok. The seafood platter was overpriced for the amount of food. Same for the shrimp platter. And all of the food tasted average. Our server was great, the timing was fine, but the food was overpriced... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Went here with a large group for business and everything was great! Ate: Seafood sampler and the Crab Dinner Atmosphere was good and overall it was a memorable restaurant experience.

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

My husband and I went to Riverside Inn for dinner. He ordered the Crab Dinner, an old favorite of ours, and I ordered the Shrimp Dinner. We hadn't been there in quite a while. My husband complained that his Crab dinner was full of crab shells, and some of the crab combinations were no longer included on the plate. For... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

After visiting Vermillionville, we went here for an early dinner. Our table was at the window overlooking a pond with koi fish. Order the sweet potato beignet!

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Salome, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Fabulous lunch/dinner. Everyone in our group of 6 ordered something different and all were very pleased. Our waitress was most helpful. A little tricky to find - trust their website.

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Philadelphia, PA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Both food and décor needs a re-do at this Lafayette institution. We used a $25 restaurant.com certificate at lunch (which seems to have been discontinued), and got decent value. But at full price ($25 entrees) you can do much better in Lafayette. Seafood didn't have any wow factor; good, but not great (crawfish better than crab) -- in a town... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

It's been there a while and I don't know how it survived that long. Been a couple of times years back and was underimpressed. Thought I would give it another try. Overpriced average meals. Probably be a long while before I go back. The wait staff was polite.

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Additional Information about Poor Boy's Riverside Inn

Address: 240 Tubing Rd, Broussard, LA 70518-7118
Phone Number: 337-837-4011
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Broussard
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 9 - 36
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Cajun & Creole, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 240 Tubing Rd, Broussard, LA 70518-7118
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Broussard
  • Phone Number: 337-837-4011

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 36
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Cajun & Creole, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Doing business, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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