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Prudhomme's Lost Cajun Kitchen

50 Lancaster Avenue Rt.462, Columbia, PA 17512
717.684.1706
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Ranked #9 of 40 Restaurants in Columbia
Price range: $30 - $30
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Cherry St
Transit: One block from bus stop
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English first
MA
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Out to dinner with 7 family members on a Saturday night. We had reserved a table for 7pm. Although we were seated right away, our drink order was not taken until 15 minutes later and we finally received our appetizers at 7:45. Good thing we could laugh, talk, and drink beer to pass the time. Food was delicious, but everyone... More

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Mount Joy, Pennsylvania
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112 reviews 112 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This is the first time I visited Prudhomme's for lunch. The room was empty, so service was quick. If you do go for lunch, bring a big appetite, or someone with whom to share. A bowel of delicious seafood gumbo, and a shrimp Po, boy, which comes with a pile of really good french fries, was enough for 2 people... More

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Long Island
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115 reviews 115 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

While visiting the York region, we drove to Columbia for some dinner. Didn't know much about Prudhomme's Kitchen except for the nice rating received on TA. The restaurant is in an old hotel that was a speakeasy in the old days. . The service was good and the food was OK, nothing really special. When we walked in, there HE... More

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Florida Keys, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Terrible! Did I say terrible? I got sick after eating here. The catfish was just horrible. I will never go back!

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Middletown
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50 reviews 50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This was the worst meal I had in over 30 years eating out, really. Special of the day,JAMBALAYA, with breaded fish on top. I Spread this whatever out across the plate, found 6 tiny pieces sausage, 3 over cooked celery, that's it. NO shrimp, chicken, nothing. Breaded fish was out of the freezer, asked for tarter sauce, did not help.... More

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I was really excited about their seafood gumbo but it was tasteless. I had to add salt and hot sauce to make it palatable. And I rarely use salt. The stuffed flounder was okay. My husband got their special which was fried fish, hush puppies over jumbolea. Which wasn't even a good combination. Service was just okay.

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Livingston
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

The staff was very friendly and the magician that tours the tables on Tuesday night was very entertaining. It is a shame that most of the folks that live in Columbia, PA have no idea what real Cajun food tastes like because If this restaurant was in New Orleans, it wouldn’t last a month. The French Onion Soup had a... More

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

This being our first taste of Cajun food I'd have to say we were disappointed, appetisers were ok we had the mussels (very small portion) and the crawfish étouffée. The entrees though were over priced and low quality produce. The fried food elements were bland and the catfish tasted dirty. We would not return and felt fairly annoyed with ourselves... More

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

This was my first time ever eating Cajun food so I cannot tell you if its authentic or not, but my boyfriend who was stationed in Louisiana for a year said they came pretty darn close. We went around 7:30 pm on a Saturday for dinner. We caught the tail end of the dinner rush and we only had to... More

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Columbia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

This place not only has the best Cajun food, it also has other items for those who do not like Cajun food. There is entertainment, a great variety of beer selections. An all around Fun place to go and enjoy!

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