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The Palace Cafe

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135 West Landry Street, Opelousas, LA, Opelousas, LA
337-942-2142
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6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food

The Palace Café is a restaurant that's been in Opelousas for many years. The food is good and the service is also. Though, parking is not great during the weekdays.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Lafayette, Louisiana
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Alexandria, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Lots to listen to, with good Cajun accents. Where can you get a special of 2 eggs, 2 pancakes, and 2 sausage for $2.99? Don't miss if you are in Opelousas.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The Palace Cafe is located in the historical part of downtown Opelousas. It has friendly waitresses and great Louisiana food! Highly recommended! 5 stars!

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

The Palace Café is a restaurant that's been in Opelousas for many years. The food is good and the service is also. Though, parking is not great during the weekdays.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Not necessarily quaint.. Old and musty smelling.. Breakfast was ok.. Have had better .. I had French toast with scrambled eggs and bacon.. The bacon was cooked perfectly. Prices are reasonable. I know this place is historic for this city but don't think I would return.

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Alexandria, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

The cafe is located downtown and on a busy street, so we had a little trouble finding a place to park, but it was worth it. Once inside, we had a view of the historic courthouse and several oak trees. The café itself has been around for many years and just being there gave us a feeling of stepping back... More 

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The Palace Cafe is just what you would expect of an old style diner in a historic town. Breakfast plates are large and traditional. Food is good. The townspeople are there chatting about the subjects important to the town. The wait staff are particularly caring for the customer. It was just the way I wanted to start my day sightseeing... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My wife was born and raised in Opelousas and I lived in Louisiana most of my life. We were in Opelousas recently for a visit and went to the Palace twice: once for dinner and once for lunch and both were just ho-hum. I was not, however, disappointed as homecooked-style food, albeit cooked by someone who does not have highly... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We went because most of the reviews are so good, but it was so nasty. We got chicken fried steak which looked like it came from some kids play food set. The chicken tenders were okay but my plate had old food stuck to it so I sent it back and the waitress brought me the same plate back. The... More 

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Hope, AR
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The outer appearance of this location shows to be a very old establishment, which it is! Like 70 years... Our waitress had been working there for 40 years! She said that the establishment had just sold but new owners kept all the staff and cooks. We were very pleased with our late lunch on a Saturday (2:30) We had chicken... More 

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Bronson, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

A top notch place for brunch in New Orleans! The jazz band was great and the food was excellent! A nice place to go after church with the family...a perfect family reunion.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 135 West Landry Street, Opelousas, LA, Opelousas, LA
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Opelousas
  • Phone Number: 337-942-2142
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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