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1103 Jefferson, Lafayette, LA
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6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Seating, Takeout

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  • Food
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Ice Cream Delight

I love Borden's ice cream. I have been coming here for years. I actually bring my friends here from out of town. They always love the ice cream. Great place to come with family as well

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Baton Rouge
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  • Families with children
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Baton Rouge
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love Borden's ice cream. I have been coming here for years. I actually bring my friends here from out of town. They always love the ice cream. Great place to come with family as well

Thank MsA1776
Gorleston-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Visiting from UK and sought it out after seeing Hairy Bikers visit . Not disappointed , banana split was work of art and was very busy which is recommendation in itself !

Thank Stevos747
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203 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

This ice cream pallor is so true to the old time ice crea & soda shop you do not see any signs that they accept credit cards. They do but no stickers on the doors or cash register. Malts, sodas, shakes and sundays. Just like when I was a kid. Ask the soda jerks the names of the Borden's cows.... More 

DeRidder, Louisiana
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59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Never been to a Borden's and don't know how widespread they were but apparently this is the last in existence so we thought it would be cool. As soon as you walk in the dairy smell hits you. Reminds me of a dairy from my youth. Never forgot that smell. Loved that they had some old school decor and stuff... More 

Thank MandBee_NY
Lafayette, Louisiana
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Borden's is small, quaint, and has awesome ice cream. I believe it is the last of its kind in the country. They have added a few other food items, but I only go there for my favorite Black Walnut in a cone. If I really want to splurge, I get a Black Walnut sundae with walnut topping. YUMMY!!

Thank MooseLover55
Lafayette, Louisiana
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82 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Old time ice cream shop! It's the location and atmosphere that makes the whole place! So great! You can also have coffee and other things besides ice cream.

Thank Lei6584
Ville Platte, Louisiana
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We love to stop here after a movie and have an ice cream cone with the kids. We like the old Diner style.

Thank Justin F
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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281 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Friendly staff, fabulous real ice cream, shakes, sundaes, you name it. Sit at the bar, sit at a table, sit outside - or get it to go.

Thank Dr_QBatonRouge
Ile-de-France, France
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31 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

The staff was very friendly and the ice cream parlor itself was truly authentic with his retro decor. The ice cream bus delicious as well as the iced coffee true delights! We sure will be back!

Thank diamantdd
Reidsville, North Carolina
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Our party had a variety of sundaes and shakes and all were more than pleased. I had hot fudge over butter pecan...yum.

Thank Rebelshooter

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1103 Jefferson, Lafayette, LA
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children


Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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