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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, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 188
    Very good
  • 64
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 14
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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
Impressed

Did not have a sit down meal but instead attended a catered group gathering. All food and drink served were very good. Some food items were a tad spicey but that is a matter of taste. Very good atmosphere. A great variety of offerings.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
lalexius
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Covington, LA
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Bar scene
  • Families with children
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Covington, LA
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Did not have a sit down meal but instead attended a catered group gathering. All food and drink served were very good. Some food items were a tad spicey but that is a matter of taste. Very good atmosphere. A great variety of offerings.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Great atmosphere with many of the famous blue dog artist pictures on wall. Seafood gumbo was the best I have had anywhere. Prices were moderate to low and I will be back for more

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Love this restaurant! The food was fantastic, it was so hard to pick just one item from the menu. I loved looking at the Blue Dog pictures throughout the restaurant. It was a little noisy, but to be expected from a busy place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Tonight marks our second time here in less than a week. Love their food. Flavored perfectly and plenty of it. I personally believe the price you pay is due to the large plates of food you receive. Their food was so good that it made me only knock them down once where their service should be only 3 stars. The... More 

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

You have to eat at Blue Dog whether you live in Lafayette, or visiting, or if you have visitors. Sunday Brunch is always packed buth that is because their spread is simply awesome and delicious. Never had anything we didn't like... keeper !

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New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I recently visited the Blue Dog Cafe while I was in Lafayette. It was located a mile away from my hotel and offered take-out. From the minute we walked in, we were treated extremely well. I ordered the Grilled Chicken Salad with a side of veggies and mashed potatoes (don't judge me, I was super hungry). The only bad thing... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Love Rodrigue's paintings & his restaurant is an ongoing living testimony to his art & vision. Walls everyplace are hung with his art pieces, large & small. Food is authentic Cajun / Creole w modern day touches. Top Notch...

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

It's like eating in Rodriguez's art gallery! Our food was really good. Corn and Crab bisque is absolutely delicious. We went twice. On Sunday there is a brunch that is great! Breakfast and lunch items are served. Nice live music playing but not too loud that conversations were able to be had!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We had lunch at the Blue Dog Cafe and I must say the food was delicious. We weren't that hungry so we split a lunch entre' and each had a cup of bisque. I had the corn and crab bisque, which was loaded with crab and it was so good. Hubby had the shrimp gumbo since he's not a bisque... More 

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Louisiana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We ate there for lunch. The food tasted o.k., but it was a lot of money for o.k.. You are paying more for the name than you are for the food. Either increase the size of the portions, or lower the prices. $20.00 plus for lunch should not leave you like you just ate a appetizer.. Fancy food does not... 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, Doing business, Romantic, Special occasions, Bar scene, 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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