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211 East Bridge St., Saint Martinville, LA 70582
337-394-9994
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Small but beautifull

You would not enter by judging only the front of this small restaurant. But all the locals come here and are enthousiast about this place. And indeed, the food is really fresh, homemade and good value for money. Staff is friendly and accurate. Try the chefs specialties. Beer in the bottle !

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
Filip C
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Ghent, Belgium
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Ghent, Belgium
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46 reviews 46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

You would not enter by judging only the front of this small restaurant. But all the locals come here and are enthousiast about this place. And indeed, the food is really fresh, homemade and good value for money. Staff is friendly and accurate. Try the chefs specialties. Beer in the bottle !

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University Place, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Cutest town in the world with very down to earth local food. Check facebook for their specials. Only drawback -- we usually need french bread.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Great food, reasonable prices, good service. If your in this area you're missing out if you don't eat here.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We went for lunch on a Friday during Lent and the place was cram packed! The special was generous and consisted of fried catfish, fried shrimp, seafood cake, a tasty salad, bread and a side for a reasonable price! We also liked the vanilla cinn. sugar they provided for our sweet potatoes. I suggest that if it is crowded you... More 

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Ardmore, Alabama
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We ordered the crab cake boulettes, shrimp platter, and stuffed crab. Also had gumbo, salads, bread pudding and cheesecake. Everything was rich and delicious! Wear your stretchy pants because the portions are huge! Our server was outstanding. All the locals eat here. Perfect atmosphere!

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Broussard, LA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Place is rather small, but food is great. (A new building is being constructed) The building is very old and was relocated from another location.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Found this place on Trip Advisor. Has been years since I have been to St. Martinville so I decided to ride out that way. Lot of beautiful homes on 31. After turning on Bridge St. I initially missed the restaurant. After making a block and coming back I found it. Sign is in bad shape. But I am quite sure... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Chip Durand's little gem has the best steaks & crab cakes in the area. The present restaurant is tiny, so make reservations & be prepared to wait. However, Chip is in process of renovating the Old Talley Ice House, on the banks of the Bayou Teche, so it is sure to be more spacious & allow for private dining or... More 

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Saint Martinville, Louisiana
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

You know the food is good when the restaurant is covered up with locals every day. Be sure to make a reservation and don't expect anything fancy or pretentious. Just honest, well-prepared South Louisiana cuisine served by a family that truly cares about quality and service.

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Colonial Beach, Virginia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Been going here for several years and always a great experience. Crab cakes are tops and steaks are too. Very popular so make a reservation!

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Address: 211 East Bridge St., Saint Martinville, LA 70582
Phone Number: 337-394-9994
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Saint Martinville

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  • Address: 211 East Bridge St., Saint Martinville, LA 70582
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Saint Martinville
  • Phone Number: 337-394-9994

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