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Blue Dog Cafe

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1211 W Pinhook Rd, Lafayette, LA 70503-2604
337-237-0005
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Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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    Very good
  • 64
    Average
  • 16
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  • 12
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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
Good Food-OK portions-a little expensive

We ate a late lunch here. The portions were OK and food was very good. It was just a little too pricey. I would recommend if you have never been before.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
Scott H
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Birmingham, Alabama
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Bar scene
  • Entertaining clients
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
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Birmingham, Alabama
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88 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We ate a late lunch here. The portions were OK and food was very good. It was just a little too pricey. I would recommend if you have never been before.

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Austin, Texas
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101 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Just stumbled upon this place one afternoon looking for a late-day snack. We sat in the bar and had drinks with a seafood gumbo and a crawfish bisque. The bisque was simply amazing! The best I have ever tasted! Comfortable, relaxing atmosphere. Good service. And that bisque!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Ate here on business - the bar is nice and I had the wonton appetizer, shrimp gumbo and crawfish étouffée. The gumbo was the best and the biscuits were also good. The server was very knowledgeable and helpful.

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Louisiana
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113 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Brought my daughters last night. Excellent decor beautiful restaurant. Dress is casual. Ordered the crawfish tasso pasta for daughter and she thought it was very good. I had a signature dish called louisiana purchase and it was awesome. Prob 2 people couldve shared the entree. My other daughter had the half and half and was the best crawfish etoufee ive... More 

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We like the Blue Dog Café. The food is really good and the service is too. We recently stopped at the bar and their bartender, Lane, was wonderful.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The food was amazing! The atmosphere was pleasant and fun. They had a live jazz band playing and our waiter "Dan" was awesome. He was very attentive and never complained.

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Dallas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Great service, good food. Very pleased we went here. Favorite things were seafood wontons, their corn side dish and bread pudding desert.

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Summerville, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Good food, the best Sunday Brunch ever!! Prices on regular menu are ok, good price on Sunday brunch, make sure you have a reservation for the brunch restaurant

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Caldwell, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I would rate the food average but the staffing above average. There are better seafood establishments in Lafayette.

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Stopped in here with friends for dinner. Much larger than it appears from the outside we were quickly seated. The band was setting up in the bar area but we were seated in the larger rear dining area and could not really hear them that well. If you are here for the music try and be seated out front. Staff... More 

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Additional Information about Blue Dog Cafe

Address: 1211 W Pinhook Rd, Lafayette, LA 70503-2604
Phone Number: 337-237-0005
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Cajun & Creole

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1211 W Pinhook Rd, Lafayette, LA 70503-2604
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: 337-237-0005

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cajun & Creole

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Entertaining clients, Doing business, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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