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3480 NE Evangeline Trwy, Lafayette, LA 70507
337-896-3247
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Award-winning Cajun cuisine and live Cajun music nightly make Prejean's...
Award-winning Cajun cuisine and live Cajun music nightly make Prejean's Restaurant a one-of-a-kind dining experience. Conveniently located on I49 North, just 2 miles north of I-10 in Lafayette, LA. Repeatedly voted Acadiana's Favorite Cajun restaurant, the friendly and casual atmosphere is sure to delight. Big Al, the 14-foot stuffed gator is seated in the middle of the dining room guarding some of our over 400 culinary medals and awards. Open 7 days for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Large groups welcome! Prejean's Restaurant is "Simply Cajun, Simply Delicious"!
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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CAJUN 3 piece band playing while you eat, great seafood, full of Louisana atmosphere w/ trees with swamp moss hanging, Large portions, good service. Huge gator on display. Fried Green tomatos, cajun spices, what more can you want??

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Austin, Texas
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Oh, my gosh! I needed one more fix of delicious Cajun food before we left the area and got back home .... this was the place. We arrived just before the lunch menu expired at 2:00. Since so many of the dishes sounded wonderful, I asked our waiter for his suggestion .... Dexter advised me to try the Catfish Prejean:... More 

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San Diego
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

If you want eat like the locals Prejeans is it. Seafood is a must great atmosphere too Crawfish étouffée was my favorite. Dessert was awesome too

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Austin, Texas
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61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

CAJUN 3 piece band playing while you eat, great seafood, full of Louisana atmosphere w/ trees with swamp moss hanging, Large portions, good service. Huge gator on display. Fried Green tomatos, cajun spices, what more can you want??

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

What a wonderful restaurant! Everything was excellent - very prompt and helpful waiter, fun atmosphere with live Cajun music, and delicious, authentic Cajun food. My husband and I shared the Crab Cake with the best tasting sauce I've ever had and a Crawfish platter that had a delectable variety of crawfish dishes. The crawfish bisque and crawfish étouffée were fantastic... More 

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Pricey but good...I'm a gumbo fanatic that is really good here. TOO loud when the band starts though so if you want to hold a conversation do not accept a table near the bandstand.

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Houston, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Stopped by here once again driving thru. LOVED IT! They are ALWAYS on point! Turned my hubby onto Prejean's a couple of years back and he mandates we stop every time we pass thru Lafayette. Had the corn and crab bisque this visit and OMG, it was incredible! Only problem was the bowl was too large. So i had to... More 

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Hammond, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Authentic Cajun food, hospitality, and scenery. We all enjoyed our lunch and wouldn't hesitate to go again and we'd definitely recommend it to others.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We asked a local where we could find a nice meal on a budget. We walked in and were surprised! The atmosphere was fun and there was a live band. We sat down at our table, the waiter was helpful and courteous. When our meals came out we could not believe the portion sizes for the price. It is a... More 

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pearland, texas
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175 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Best shrimp gumbo ever! House dressing is also amazing! Very good value and excellent service and food.

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8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Can't say enough about the good food. If you like Cajun music with your meal, you'll be happy, happy,happy! Quite, it is not.

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Additional Information about Prejean's

Address: 3480 NE Evangeline Trwy, Lafayette, LA 70507
Phone Number: 337-896-3247
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Cajun & Creole

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3480 NE Evangeline Trwy, Lafayette, LA 70507
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: 337-896-3247

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Cajun & Creole

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children

Description

Award-winning Cajun cuisine and live Cajun music nightly make Prejean's Restaurant a one-of-a-kind dining experience. Conveniently located on I49 North, just 2 miles north of I-10 in Lafayette, LA. Repeatedly voted Acadiana's Favorite Cajun restaurant, the friendly and casual atmosphere is sure to delight. Big Al, the 14-foot stuffed gator is seated in the middle of the dining room guarding some of our over 400 culinary medals and awards. Open 7 days for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Large groups welcome! Prejean's Restaurant is "Simply Cajun, Simply Delicious"!
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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