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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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Hours:
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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  • 55
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  • 18
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 5
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  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Memories!

My mom would walk here from college in the 40's. Love that it's still here and that we could bring her for some reminiscing. I had the Elmer's Gold Brick sundae. My husband and daughter loved their chocolate malts.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 28, 2015
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The Woodlands, Texas
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The Woodlands, Texas
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87 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

My mom would walk here from college in the 40's. Love that it's still here and that we could bring her for some reminiscing. I had the Elmer's Gold Brick sundae. My husband and daughter loved their chocolate malts.

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Thibodaux, Louisiana
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

My sister and I found this restaurant while I was searching for another restaurant! We went and we got a hotdog cheese ice cream! This little older style restaurant is a great place to visit if you are looking for a light lunch and a snack!

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Lafayette, LA
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68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

Since Bordens was purchased by a local it has changed for the best. They make real malts and shakes and sodas. Ice cream and sherbet. Ahh so nice in the summer heat.

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Thank Earthtravler
Baton Rouge
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

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

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Thank MsA1776
Gorleston-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

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 !

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Houma, Louisiana
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248 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 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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59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 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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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!!

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Thank MooseLover55
Lafayette, Louisiana
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87 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

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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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.

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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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?