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2601 SE Evangeline Trwy, Lafayette, LA 70508-2168
337-264-1373
Today
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 2
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  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Horrible experience

My husband and I went tonight because he was in the mood for boiled crawfish. I ordered the steak and shrimp since I don't like spicy food, which also makes me sick. My plate of food, green beans and all, was covered in cayenne pepper. I couldn't even eat the French fries without my mouth being on... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
Nicole G
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Youngsville
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Youngsville
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I went tonight because he was in the mood for boiled crawfish. I ordered the steak and shrimp since I don't like spicy food, which also makes me sick. My plate of food, green beans and all, was covered in cayenne pepper. I couldn't even eat the French fries without my mouth being on fire. A beautiful... More 

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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72 reviews 72 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

The first taste of boiled crawfish each season is always the best. The crawfish were small but perfectly cocked and peeled easily. A little over priced, but that is always the way at the beginning of the season. In my book worth every penny.

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Boston
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Been here twice. First time had Shrimp and Grits that was fantastic, second time had Crawfish Etouffee that was only okay. Definitely a locals' hangout, probably better if you are with a regular or they know you. Worth a shot!

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Saint Gabriel, Louisiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

Had a business meeting with a guy from Ohio. He could tell from the first bite that the seafood was fresh not frozen as he was accustomed. We both enjoyed the food. Recommend the seafood platter.

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West Monroe, Louisiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The food was good and service friendly. Great time with friends, good atmosphere, convenient to get to and would go back again next time! :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We went there for dinner and the food was wonderful and the hospitality was great the owner of the restaurant came over and visited with us and recommended other places to visit in Lafayette bathrooms were clean

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Lafayette, Louisiana
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Crawfish was decent not the best but the gator is always good here. best gator anywhere it practically melts in your mouth. I eat here quite often. Review Brought to you by Http://www.spicypantry.com

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

My brother and I went for his birthday. We both got the alligator platter and each one was $20. Granted, I knew what the prices were, but was shocked by the small portions and mediocre food quality. The side salad was a joke, the dressing tasted like it came out of a bottle, and the fries I got were generic... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

I took my brother here for a birthday dinner and was shocked at the small portions we got for what I paid. We had the alligator, which I've had at other places for much less. I got fries with it and they were generic and soggy. The side salad was pretty pathetic also. On the positive side, the red velvet... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

On a 17$ seafood basket we received $4 of seafood and $13 in filler. Seriously! 4 shrimp an 4 tiny oysters and an extra large serving of French fries + bread. We ordered an expensive hamburger for my son. McDonalds is making a better burger than this place - and for $10??!! Your best bet is so skip this place!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2601 SE Evangeline Trwy, Lafayette, LA 70508-2168
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: 337-264-1373

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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