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Borden's

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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

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
it is so true to the old time ice crea & soda shop

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
HENRY T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 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 

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DeRidder, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 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 

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 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!!

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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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.

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Ville Platte, Louisiana
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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.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 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.

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Ile-de-France, France
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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!

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Reidsville, North Carolina
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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.

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

used to be A great place for icecream but no longer .Had a gold brick sundae which used to be fabulous ,Now its just tasteless .Not sure what has happened to the icecream but it doesnt taste the same .Not worth a trip.

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

It is an old institution in Lafayette and hasn't changed much. The best ice cream around but the best of the best is the banana split with walnuts. I have been going to this sweet piece of heaven for a long time. It was a tradition to go every Sunday after church and enjoy the banana split royal while sitting... More 

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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
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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