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Real Deal Zydeco!

Over the years I've visited El Sid O's at least a dozen times. We travel 350 miles from San... read more

Reviewed February 28, 2011
San Antonio, TX
Probably the best music in Lafayette

I can't comment about the neighbourhood - we were dropped off at the door and picked up from... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2017
John E
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good14%
  • Average0%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible28%
Oct 14, 2017
“Probably the best music in Lafayette”
Sep 16, 2017
“Authentic roots music”
This Lafayette club features a lot of zydeco, Creole boogeying music, guaranteed to get you up out of your seat and dancing.
1523 N Saint Antoine St, Lafayette, LA 70501-1874
+1 337-235-0647
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Reviewed October 14, 2017

I can't comment about the neighbourhood - we were dropped off at the door and picked up from there. The staff were all friendly and helpful, and the music was authentic and incredible. The music didn't start until after 10.00 pm but it was well...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 16, 2017

It is unfortunate that some of the reviewers of this club focus on the neighborhood instead of the music and the people. If you want to find authentic roots music in the United States, you have to go where people live. El Sido's is a...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Kim M
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

I went to Sid Williams club in Lafayette. It is the most genuine Zydeco club ever! A must go for music lovers. Sid is a great host and a really nice person. I had a wonderful night. Thank you

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank TockShaa
Reviewed May 9, 2014

Do not go here. This is in a horrible part of town! I have no idea why this is rated #5 or why 3 of the other reviewers say its not.

Date of experience: May 2014
3  Thank mjw7592
Reviewed May 16, 2011

The bar/club is located in a dangerous section of town. Please use caution anywhere near this location.

Date of experience: May 2011
12  Thank LaffyLA
Reviewed February 28, 2011

Over the years I've visited El Sid O's at least a dozen times. We travel 350 miles from San Antonio to enjoy authentic south Louisiana music, and we can always count on a great time here. We've never had a single problem. My experience about...More

Date of experience: February 2011
17  Thank Octoboy
Reviewed September 21, 2010

Why would we have a ghetto club on this list? If you are visiting Lafayette don't go out here. Bad area of town and all they play over here is zydeco music. Place always has suspect characters.

8  Thank soldiergirl1001
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