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Soileau's Dinner Club

1618 N Main St, Opelousas, LA 70570-6619
337-942-2985
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Ranked #6 of 51 Restaurants in Opelousas
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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English first
Opelousas, Louisiana
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33 reviews 33 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
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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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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 via mobile

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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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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102 reviews 102 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
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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Lafayette, Louisiana
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117 reviews 117 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The restaurant is floored with terrazzo and has plastic table cloths. The utensils are cheap and come in wax paper envelopes BUT the food is unbeatable. It is fun to sample the ambiance of the area while eating in a small town. I ordered a hamburger patty for something light - wrong - it was like a pound of meat... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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45 reviews 45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

First off, let me say our server made us feel like we were sitting in her dining room at home! That was awesome. Menu choices are good and the food is a good representation of what you expect with Cajun cuisine. Broths were tangy and thick. Seaford was abundant and flavorful. Prices were decent. Good lunch specials as well. Definitely... More 

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Opelousas, Louisiana
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85 reviews 85 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This restaurant has been around forever for good reason. The food is very good, typical for a good Cajun restaurant. The area where the restaurant has kind of gone down as years have gone by but it is still on HWY 182 so easy to get to. The people are always very nice and service is very good.

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I've going to this restaurant for as long as I can remember!!! I had not been in a while and was pleasantly surprised to see the food was still as good as it has always been. They still have the best shrimp creole and fried catfish in Opelousas!

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Mamou, Louisiana
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159 reviews 159 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Have been here several times, and have never left disappointed in the food. Staff is attentive to your needs. Moderately priced. Fried seafood is delicious. Has been around a long time.

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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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