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3480 NE Evangeline Trwy, Lafayette, LA 70507
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Ranked #8 of 477 Restaurants in Lafayette
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun - Mon 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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"!
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Houston, Texas
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62 reviews 62 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

My date and I had a wonderful meal here this week. We both had featured fish dishes - Catfish Oscar Prejean and Tilapia Tchoupitoulas were both wonderful and we would have again. They have live music on Sunday night, which didn't interest us, but we were shown to a private table in another room where we could visit without the... More 

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Lafayette, Louisiana
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Prejean's has some of the best food in south Louisiana but the popularity can lead to long waits , so reservations or patience are needed. Food is great though.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We love Prejean and every time we come to LA, we always make sure we stop by and have our seafood gumbo delight!!! It was superb of course. The seafood platter was also great. Our server Jennifer was not very good. She rarely came and filled up our water, she kept passing us and also had our appetizer plates emptied... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Had the oyster PoBoy, the bread was fresh and warm had to have been made that day soft and gooey, breaded fresh oysters nice seasoning too. crisp veggies. Had the Jack Daniels bread pudding AAAAHHH melt in your mouth good. The gumbo was awesome too, three happy (full) businessmen. Hope I can go back again..

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Oh my goodness!!! If you passing through lafayette don't settle for just any breakfast go to this place! It stops serving breakfast at 10 am so keep that in mind. Anyway, the service is excellent, friendly waitress, nice atmosphere, good prices and the most important....the food. I had Breaux bridge eggs Benedict. It has Boudin sausage top with crawfish etouffee.... More 

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Mayfield, Kentucky, United States
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76 reviews 76 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

If you are traveling throughout Louisiana, a must-stop restaurant is Prejean's in Lafayette. The menu is extensive and there are no wrong choices. The gumbo is rich and earthy with the best roux ever. I strayed from the normal seafood or chicken gumbo and ordered the smoked duck and Andouille gumbo. It was delicious! My favorite dish at Prejean's is... More 

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Alexandria, Louisiana, United States
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114 reviews 114 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

Prejeans is our go to restaurant whenever we feel like celebrating an occasion. Our friends also loved this Restaurant. Price reflects the quality. If your budget is Burger King, eat at Burger King. Heartily recommend Seafood & Wold Game dishes. We are real Cajuns growing up in the heart of Cajun country, not transplants & we speak the French. However,... More 

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alexandria va
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79 reviews 79 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Everyone recommended this place. Catfish was great, large portions. Boudin balls were new experience. The taste and seasoning made me order take-out.

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Houston, Texas
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97 reviews 97 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Prejeans is a tourist spot but it's also a go to for locals. The portions have decreased significantly the last couple of years and it's expensive but the food is good. The gumbo is one of the best around. The rice dressing/dirty rice is not good at all but their fried seafood has consistently been good. The staff is usually... More 

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Tampa, Florida
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

excellent gumbo, the fried shrimp is delicious, and one must try the boudin balls and crab cake cardinale,

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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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