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The French Press

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214 E Vermilion St, Lafayette, LA 70501-6932
337-233-9449
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9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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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
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: This is a new restaurant that opened the first week of 2010.

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 92
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
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 little place

Great drinks! Best Bloody Mary I have dad in 40 years. Great service. Very unique menu. Service is on par with the fact that it is Sunday Brunch and nothing else is open. Don't be in a hurry, it's SUNDAY BRUNCH FOR CHRIST'S SAKE. Relax and enjoy.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
Greg C
,
Houston, Texas
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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146 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • French first
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English first
Houston, Texas
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Great drinks! Best Bloody Mary I have dad in 40 years. Great service. Very unique menu. Service is on par with the fact that it is Sunday Brunch and nothing else is open. Don't be in a hurry, it's SUNDAY BRUNCH FOR CHRIST'S SAKE. Relax and enjoy.

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Fairhope, Alabama
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Went in on a Friday morning at opening. Relaxed atmosphere. Breakfast was excellent. Enjoyed the breakfast sandwich, cheese grits and lots of coffee. More food than I needed to eat but ate every bite. Friendly wait staff. Highly recommend.

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Vancouver, Canada
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I found this restaurant on my GPS and couldn't have been happier. There was a short wait on Sunday mornings but the staff communicated very well and the food was worth the wait. Fresh, house made and delicious. I had pecan pancakes that were great-what a perfect combination. My husband had the creole eggs Benny and was very pleased with... More 

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Dallas
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

Cool place in former printer building. A local acquaintance recommended the hamburgers at French Press. I asked the waiter what he recommended the burger or the "Cajun Dip". He Said go with the Cajun Dip with potatoes salad. Wow ! Phenomenal sandwich!! Can't wait to go back and try breakfast at French Press!!!

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

I have tried a lot of their food and have liked it all. Very interesting dishes but super quality. Their breakfast is out of this world.

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New Iberia, Louisiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My wife and I received a gift certificate for Christmas to French Press. We went there for lunch and ended up buying two gift certificates for friends. Great place for lunch. Right in the downtown area.

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London
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Popped in For lunch and really glad we did. Gumbo was delicious and the po-boy sandwich with half and half oysters and the surge and turf were really yummy. Service was swift and pleasand

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Abbeville, LA
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47 reviews 47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

This restaurant is really good so be prepared to wait for a table. The wait isn't as bad since they doubled their space. Even though they expanded, the food is still fantastic. Be SURE to order the praline bacon. OH, SO YUMMY!

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Camden, Arkansas
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I love this place (again)! I have managed to arrive at a rather off time so no long lines. Parking is a little inconvenient but the food more than makes up for that! This time I had the grits and grillades and it was delicious. I was by myself this Sunday morning but the service was still great. If I'm... More 

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Novo Mesto, Slovenia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Not the cheapest place, but nice ambient. Pancakes for breakfast are good choice. I got so much I couldn't eat everything.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 214 E Vermilion St, Lafayette, LA 70501-6932
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: 337-233-9449

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Description

This is a new restaurant that opened the first week of 2010.
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

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?