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Pamplona Tapas Bar & Grill

631 Jefferson St, Lafayette, LA 70501
+1 337-232-0070
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Ranked #18 of 474 Restaurants in Lafayette
Price range: $5 - $40
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Tapas
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Main
Transit: We are a short walk from the Rosa Parks Transportation Center in downtown Lafayette, which has both Rail and Bus services available.
Description: Hemingway, bullfighting, and flamenco married with superior Spanish wines and luscious small bites fashion a sophisticated culinary oasis in Downtown Lafayette. By marrying chic urban elegance with rustic Spanish simplicity, Pamplona transports flavors from traditional Spain fused with international tastes, such as those from France, Italy, and North Africa.
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Meaux, LA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

One of my dining companions found his chicken underdone and asked to have it cooked further. The kitchen refused because "it's supposed to be like that." Even if it is restaurant policy to undercook their chicken, I don't find it reasonable to refuse to cater to a customer's culinary preferences. The food is fine, but Lafayette has plenty of great... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

One of the best tapas restuarants I have been in the US. Reminds me of the friendly and lively atmosphere of a chic Spanish pub. The drinks are absolutely to die for as well, be sure to try the "Five Boros" amazing!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Very good lunch and nice people A place you must go when you are in Lafayette We had "small" plates and tapas which where perfect (quite spicy) but very good Pricing is reasonable

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beach city, tx
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We went to this restaurant after winning one of their gift cards in a raffle and are so glad we didn't spend our money. The waiter was way more interested in waiting on the hostess's friends who were seated after us yet had their order taken and food delivered before ours. It took almost 30 minutes between getting our oysters... More 

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Falmouth, United Kingdom
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167 reviews 167 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Superb restaurant Decent spainish cuisine Impressive drinks selection Sensible prices Convivial clientèle Excellent staff Highly recommended

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Had a great night here. Wonderful food which was creative and delicious. Had a few too many drinks afterwards due to their great list of liqueurs and spirits - some we had never even heard of before. Waitress was great. A great memory from our trip.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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30 reviews 30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

It was our first time and WOW - can't wait to go back! We order about ten small plates for the four of us and all were delicious. Their cocktails are fabulous - you must try the Five Bouroughs. We also ordered the Apple Bread Pudding for the table - delish.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

A+ on atmosphere A+ on service B- on Food We did enjoy our time there. Our server was great. On time and helpful. But the Food was just "ok" nothing was worth writing home about to me. Well EXCEPT for that bread pudding. That was on the money!! It was amazing!! We got one glass and one pitcher of Sangia.... More 

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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117 reviews 117 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

What an incredible change of atmosphere just walking through the front door. The food is different, very different from the usual fare in Lafayette - very European and very tasty. A large selection of tapas to choose from (try the sardines and or the duck fat fries) They are worth the calories. The restaurant far exceeded my expectations and I... More 

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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88 reviews 88 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

My husband and I were at the Festival International de Louisiane downtown last Friday. We didn't want to stand in line at the food booths so we popped in here for dinner. Good choice. Although the dining rooms were jamming, we didn't have to wait long to be seated The restaurant is loaded with Old World and vintage downtown atmosphere.... More 

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Additional Information about Pamplona Tapas Bar & Grill

Address: 631 Jefferson St, Lafayette, LA 70501
Phone Number: +1 337-232-0070
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 40
Cuisine: Tapas

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