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1618 N Main St, Opelousas, LA 70570-6619
337-942-2985
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11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Excellent lunch special

Had an occasion to have a late lunch at this fine establishment. I had several business associates mention how well they enjoyed the food so I had to try it myself. They offered a 12 oz T-bone at a very reasonable price. The steak was very tender and seasoned to perfection

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Bulverde, Texas
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Bulverde, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Had an occasion to have a late lunch at this fine establishment. I had several business associates mention how well they enjoyed the food so I had to try it myself. They offered a 12 oz T-bone at a very reasonable price. The steak was very tender and seasoned to perfection

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

Soileau's has been in Opelousas forever it seems. They have really good food. Everything we ordered was delicious. However, they need to train there staff better.

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Idyllwild, California, United States
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15 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

My family and I visited this restaurant with a friend and his mother. Although our friend had never been there, his mother had. I ordered linguini with alfredo sauce and shrimp. The sauce was average, and the shrimp was very spicy. I do, however, have a very mild palette. We also ordered a steak dish, which was overdone and over-spiced.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Food is always consistent and good. Waitstaff are not professionally trained. Decor is very outdated and dark. I prefer to order take out over dining there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

After a weekend in NOLA and ready to escape the hustle and bustle of Mardi Gras my husband and I decided to try something different. We were very pleasantly surprised... Seeing how there had been no recent reviews posted. My husband ordered the Gourmet Special - AMAZING!! Be hungry - shrimp creole, stuffed crab, fried crab fingers, stuffed bell pepper,... More 

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Opelousas, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

If you aren't into ANY fast food at all and are seeking another place to go in Opelousas, here is a great gem. They have delicious lunch specials and I've never had a bad meal here. Gumbo is great, fried shrimp are seasoned perfectly, and the stuffed potatoes are wonderful.

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Opelousas, Louisiana, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Have eaten @ Soileau's many times over the past 15 years, and it is ALWAYS good, sometimes even great. This is NOT "fast food" so, don't think you're going to "get in and out" in 15-25 minutes!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Their food, specifically the SOUR STUFFED POTATOES gave me & my whole famly DIARRHEA!! I know for a fact this happened because of those potatoes because we all ordered the exact same thing! They leave these potatoes out all day and are not fresh at all! This was a horrible experience and when we reported this to the owner's son... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Soileau's Dinner Club has been serving good Cajun food in Opelousas for well over 50 years. The servers are always pleasant and many of them have been there for decades, so the managers must be good people to work for, and the servers convey that good will to their customers. On our recent visit, my wife and I and our... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

The building and interior don't offer you any ambiance at all, unfortunately. However, since it was recommended, we stayed. The food was very very good and the portions were beyond generous. They make a very good shrimp gumbo and the fried oysters were delicious. The fried shrimp were just average. The food might bring me back, but I found the... More 

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Additional Information about Soileau's Dinner Club

Address: 1618 N Main St, Opelousas, LA 70570-6619
Phone Number: 337-942-2985
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Opelousas
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1618 N Main St, Opelousas, LA 70570-6619
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Opelousas
  • Phone Number: 337-942-2985
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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