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Blue Dog Cafe

1211 W Pinhook Rd, Lafayette, LA 70503-2604
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Ranked #6 of 473 Restaurants in Lafayette
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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
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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
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

This restaurant was crowded on a Tuesday night and must be a local favorite. The service was very good. They have a Happy Hour until 6pm. I had the chicken/sausage gumbo and the flounder stuffed with crabmeat and topped with crawfish etouffee. Highly recommend.

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Bartow, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The service was excellent and the food was good. The décor was focused on the Blue Dog painting so it was relaxing and fun. On both occasions I had to wait 20+ for a table so I would recommend reservations.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

Arrived around 7pm on a Friday night, said it was going to be a 45 minute wait sooo.. We headed to the bar! Jolie( a bar tender) immediately greeted us with a smile and review of the beer on tap. Her suggestion of the 8% "andygator" was the best! We ordered the stuffed mushrooms, stuffed flounder in creole sauce and... More 

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Top Contributor
190 reviews 190 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We surveyed the menu online and knew there were wonderful choices. We knew there was music in the bar. Put the music together with tasty food and great service and you have a winner! I enjoyed the crab cakes with Roumelade sauce and a side salad. My husband had a special chicken dish with sauteed spinach, rice dressing, and a... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

Lots of people suggest other "seafood" restaurants to experience "Cajun" food BUT this place is definitely one of the best in town. If you want a true "Cajun seafood" experience, this is the place for you.

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Grapevine, Texas
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Delectable brunch most wait in line for! Everything we tried was delicious. We will go back when we're in town.

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Castle Rock, Colorado
20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

The restaurant was very enjoyable with all of the blue dog paintings, good beers on tap, and great food selection. What put the Blue Dog over the top for me was the Bread Pudding. Talk about melt in your mouth to die for. I got two portions, one for dessert and one for the next mornings breakfast.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We were travelling in our motorhome from Phoenix to Greensboro, NC. Because of inclement weather along 20 and 40, we chose the longer route on 10. We are so glad we did, as it took us via Lafeyette. A google for local cuisine turned up TBD. On Fri night we found parking for our 31 footer and best of all... More 

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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40 reviews 40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

A networking business dinner was planned here, and I was a representative of my company. The restaurant messed up our large room reservation. They sectioned us off in the main room in a tiny area with partition walls, but it was so extremely loud in the restaurant that the purpose of the networking dinner was wrecked since you couldn't even... More 

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Houston, Texas
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Been eating at Blue Dog since 1996. Always good, and a local landmark with the famous Blue Dog art everywhere! Kids welcome as well.

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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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