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Blue Dog Cafe

1211 W Pinhook Rd, Lafayette, LA 70503-2604
337-237-0005
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Ranked #8 of 465 Restaurants in Lafayette
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

I ordered the fried shrimp and it was very well portioned, not too much, not too skimpy. I also ordered cheesecake for desert and it was scrumptious!! Nice place to have a little meeting or discussion!!

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Chicago
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

If you're looking for a great local place, you can't go wrong at the Blue Dog Cafe. Great food, loaded with excellent N'awlins cuisine. Friendly service, not too expensive and great tasting food. It's a 'can't miss' in Lafayette!

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Cypress, California
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

The half and half crawfish étouffée and fried crawfish tails were excellent. Good cocktail and good service. The Tasso Alfredo was tasty.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Great spot unique Creole cooking at or near its finest. If for any reason you really like the work of the late artist George Rodrigue you will want to have at least another 30 minutes to view the works displayed. Wait staff is excellent and make sure you tell them to have the kitchen cook or prepare slowly for bet... More

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

"All about fun!" Our first impression. The bar area is beautiful. Appetizer was the corn & crab bisque. It was delicious. Had the Catfish Blue Dog. If you like good Cajun this is it!! The sauces are superb. Goes great w/beer. The pecan pie was perfect, not overly sweet and runny. Want an enjoyable place w/ great food? This is... More

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Dallas, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We have been blessed to eat in many fine dining restaurants. The Blue Dog Café, was laid back family atmosphere. The staff was friendly and attentive. After reading the reviews we went off our route to have dinner at The Blue Dog Café. We ordered the Seafood Wontons served with plum ginger sauce, An array of seafood surrounded by pepper-jack... More

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Peoria, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I very much enjoyed the food and service. The atmosphere was excellent! Recommend this place to all!

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Carencro
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

You can't beat the atmosphere or food at Blue Dog Cafe! The Sunday brunch is AMAZING. The prime rib is my favorite. They have the best bread pudding anywhere. I love the Santillo salad for lunch. Salad with fried shrimp and a crab cake, too. For appetizers the crawfish wontons can't be beat. My favorite soup is the corn and... More

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houston
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

While traveling through Lafayette, and having it recommended by a local, we decided to stop at the Blue Dog for lunch. I ordered stuffed shrimp which is my favorite. What a shock! The three shrimp were as thick as a hotdog and only half as long. It had very little stuffing, and I could barely see the shrimp. This meal... More

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Nashville, TN
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Blue Dog Cafe was highly recommended.. However it did not come across that way to me. The greeter was extremely rude because I came in 5 minutes before they started seating. She did not even want me to go to the bar, where there where already many people. Finally I was seated next to where the band was setting up... 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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