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629 North Highway 190, Covington, LA 70433
985 892 3712
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Ranked #4 of 146 Restaurants in Covington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole, French, Contemporary
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Good for: Families with children, Romance
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: One-quarter mile north of I-12
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Houston, TX
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

I've lived up the street from this place for the past 6 months and never noticed it until I was invited there for a business lunch in December. The food was excellent! Went back yesterday for another business lunch and I was absolutely blown away by the Pan Sauteed Amandine Fish.... OMG! This was the best prepared fish dish I... More 

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Bernardsville, New Jersey
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

What a great introduction to fine Louisiana cuisine in this charming, upscale restaurant. The staff and service couldn't have been better. The food was out of this world. Don't miss it!!

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Abita Springs, Louisiana
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46 reviews 46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Recent Christmas lunch with a group of 8 women. Our waiter Mark, could not have been more knowledgeable or patient in explaining dishes. Many of us had dined @ Dakota before and ordered the crab and brie soup, Fantastic ! The lunch menu offers many options from a full hot meal to excellent salads and a nice array of appetizers.... More 

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Mandeville, Louisiana
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Enjoyed an outstanding meal while celebrating a special night with my wife. Relaxed ambiance, great service. Lamb nachos, sesame seared ahi tuna for starters, the soft shell crab for entree' and a nice bottle of wine made for wonderful evening. Great place for a special evening or for just a great meal.

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Denham Springs, Louisiana
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255 reviews 255 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

Have eaten here a number of times, and each has been wonderful. Great selection on the menu, which varies during the year. Some of the best food, we've eaten. Great wine selection. Staff is professional, thorough and very courteous. The chef has some wonderful menu items, and the desserts are incredible. If in town, be sure to stop.

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Covington, LA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Had a wonderful anniversary lunch. I was disappointed that they no longer have liver and onions on the menu, but the redfish was outstanding as was the service and ambiance.

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Houston, Texas, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I went to Dakota with 11 business contacts. It was a great environment for our team. The Lump crab meat and brie soup is a must!

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New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
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72 reviews 72 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Had lunch here with friends. Food was very good. Not too crowded at lunch so service was over the top. Menu has variety of choices.

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Mandeville, Louisiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I'm a great fan of the famous lamb nachos (big enough to share) and the soft-shelled crab. There's also a good wine list. Great service too. A great experience. At the time of writing this review, there is a photo on the front page of their website showing one of these so-called "hallelujah crabs." My crab looked just like that,... More 

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Madisonville, Louisiana
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Doesn't matter what you order, the food is great. Service,also. Brie and crabmeat soup must be tried. Pricey, but great. Home made coconut cake to die for.

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Additional Information about Dakota

Address: 629 North Highway 190, Covington, LA 70433
Phone Number: 985 892 3712
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Covington
Open Hours:
Monday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 1:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: Cajun & Creole, French, Contemporary

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