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214 E Vermilion St, Lafayette, LA 70501-6932
337-233-9449
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Ranked #8 of 478 Restaurants in Lafayette
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: French
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: This is a new restaurant that opened the first week of 2010.
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Glenmora, Louisiana
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

A group of us decided to meet in Lafayette for brunch and all agreed to try The French Press. We were all impressed with the menu and unusual pairings of some of the classic Louisiana foods. Why I never thought to put a boudin ball and bacon on a biscuit and cover it with Steen's syrup, is beyond me. I'll... More 

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Hallsville
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Service was a little slow. All food was excellent. I chose this place for a group of 6 friends and we all enjoyed our visit. We will be back.

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New Iberia, Louisiana
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

My husband and I went to the French Press in Lafayette, La. too late in the day...I guess. because we were rushed . They were ready to close . But we will try again, earlier.

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lafayette
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Does not appear acceptably sanitary. As straws not individually wrapped as well. Food tastes fine. Well dressed wait staff need more coaching

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Austin, Texas
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Ate brunch at The French Press on our way through town last Tuesday. The place was packed at 11AM but luckily we were seated quickly. The atmosphere was pleasant, decorated with old printing press shelves and with high ceilings, but the cozy tables and concrete flooring did nothing to assuage the din of conversations throughout the restaurant. The menu was... More 

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Doha
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

Great atmosphere and a creative menu that changes weekly. Tried the gumbo and the shrimp poboy for lunch and were impressed.

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Wonderfully creative twists on cajun staples, like gumbo served over grits. The Baby Breezus appetizers are a must, fantastic combination of fried boudin, bacon, and tabasco infused honey...Yummy! Fun place to bring out of town guests.

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Lafayette has great restaurants but few that offer inventive, unique food. French Press is one of those few and it is excellent! Dinner is not inexpensive but is worth it, especially for a special night out. (Breakfast and lunch are quite reasonable.)

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

This was an excellent place for breakfast. The Sweet Bresus was excellent, the flavor was unlike anything we had ever had before and I high recommend it.

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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 via mobile

There was nothing particularly good or bad about the food; it was completely unmemorable. I had the granola with fruit and yoghurt which was OK but I was a bit surprised that the yoghurt was flavoured with vanilla. A plain yoghurt would have cut through the sweetness of the granola better. My husband's breakfast sandwich was quite nicely done but... More 

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Additional Information about The French Press

Address: 214 E Vermilion St, Lafayette, LA 70501-6932
Phone Number: 337-233-9449
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: French

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