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Charley G's Seafood Grill

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3809 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy, Lafayette, LA 70503-5275
(337) 981-0108
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 73
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    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
A Cut Above the Norm in Lafayette

Tried Charlie G's for lunch after looking through reviews of restaurants in the Lafayette area. It was clear that this is a quality restaurant. We were greeted immediately upon arrival and seated right a way. The order for drinks and lunch entrees were taken in rapid succession. The service... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
Jim B
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Hazelhurst, Wisconsin
Good for:
  • Romantic
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Hazelhurst, Wisconsin
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42 reviews 42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Tried Charlie G's for lunch after looking through reviews of restaurants in the Lafayette area. It was clear that this is a quality restaurant. We were greeted immediately upon arrival and seated right a way. The order for drinks and lunch entrees were taken in rapid succession. The service here was great! The restaurant is very clean, the decor above... More 

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Pleasantville, New York
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139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I discovered Charley G's the last time I was driving along I -10. I stopped in Lafayette again...this time to return to Charley's. There are many reasons to visit Lafayette- gastronomically speaking, Charley's is as compelling as the history and Cajun charm of the area. Careful attention is paid to every minute detail of the dining experience from the homebaked... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

The restaurant was beautiful but noisy. We both ordered steak. My husband ordered a ribeye which was very small and he was disappointed with the flavor. My filet was fine but I would not order it again. The potatoes and grilled asparagus were delicious. They were out of my wine selection which was disappointing. We eat out a lot and... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Charley G's has the trifecta of very good and creative food combined with wonderful service and ambiance that is needed to complete the fine dining experience. We dined there once before and it was the grandest dining experience we had in all of Louisiana something that I would consider difficult to accomplish. We both had the Irish trout which was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

3.5 stars is a fair rating. Meat is cooked and spiced well, sea food is fresh and walnut salad is very good. This restaurant is on the pricey side but is not too bad compared to competition. Consider trying their stake and their trout fish. I expected a better martini for $ 10. Service is good but could be faster.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Like the menu. Coconut shrimp Taste great. Nice mixed drinks. liked the atmosphere. Greet you with a smile.

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

whether you looking for dining with your spouse or with a group, Charlie Gs is always a great choice. I really like having the option to dine in the restaurant section or in the bar area--both great experiences. All of their appetizers are fantastic and the main course selections are always great. My wife's favorite is the salmon--she will not... More 

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

My wife and I decided on this restaurant to celebrate our anniversary. Chase was our very attentive and informative waiter. We decided on the 5 oz (for madam) and 8 oz. (for monsieur) Filet Mignon. Living in Acadiana, I consider myself a pretty good steak cook--but the wife and I both agree that these were the two best steaks we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Look no further for the best food, atmosphere and hospitality not only in Lafayette, but LA! you will not order anything that disappoints, but you can't go wrong with the tuna tartar appetizer, duck and andouille gumbo or crispy duck. Great piano bar Friday and Saturday night too.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We fought through 40 minutes of cross town traffic to get to Charley G's in time for lunch ( they serve from 11-2 during the week) plus dinner. Had a cup of duck and andouille sausage gumbo. It had a very dark rich roux which and a cup was exactly enough. Had a nice grilled mahi mahi and creme brûlée... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3809 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy, Lafayette, LA 70503-5275
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: (337) 981-0108

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm

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