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503 W Port St, Abbeville, LA 70510-5819
(337) 893-3070
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Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 27
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
An enjoyable evening

What's not to like about dining on the water, excellent wait staff, and good food at a reasonable price? That sums up our experience at the Riverfront. The shrimp bruschetta is excellent and comes in a large portion which we took care of in short form. We had different crab cake entrees, mine... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 15, 2015
jazzie F
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Canandaigua
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Canandaigua
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146 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

What's not to like about dining on the water, excellent wait staff, and good food at a reasonable price? That sums up our experience at the Riverfront. The shrimp bruschetta is excellent and comes in a large portion which we took care of in short form. We had different crab cake entrees, mine was the crab cake with etouffee sauce... More 

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Thank jazzie F
Erath
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Start with the shrimp bruschetta and end with the bread pudding! Great atmosphere and even better food!

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Thank Fran N
Louisiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Owners are very friendly and they offer great food. The atmosphere is probably the best in town. There is also music on Fridays and Saturdays.

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Thank bridget331
Youngsville, Louisiana
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Both the deck , outside seating , and inside seating overlook the water. Beautiful and relaxing. We had shrimp cocktail for our appetizer and the cocktail sauce I believe was homemade. Delish! For our entree we had the Eggplant Evangline which was good and the shrimp 1/2 & 1/2, half fried and half grilled . Fried was lightly battered and... More 

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1 Thank Jo Ann M
texas
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126 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Food was very good. Service just ok. This restaurant burned down a couple of years ago. They have rebuilt (I think) a temporary facility while the new one is under construction. Nice seating, both inside and out, but they do the cooking outside in a trailer. This results in the wait staff going out there to wait for orders to... More 

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Thank herbeehusker
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Hi, I had heard about this place, used Yelp & other sites to check the menu out. it was either Shuck's or this place & I decided on here. I sat at the bar, received good service, great food suggestions & enjoyed my meal... It will be great when they move to their new location to be offering their full... More 

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Thank john106999
Louisiana
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

We Love! this restaurant. We live in Lafayette. Yesterday, we decided to drag my parents there (while they were in town visiting) even though they live in North Baton Rouge. My mother wasn't that excited about having to travel "all the way to Abbeville" for Sunday lunch. After we arrived, she said "oh wow! This only took 10 minutes." The... More 

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1 Thank amm9179
Montz LA
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We decided to eat here because the menu was not just your typical LA fried seafood and we were not disappointed. I had the Crab Cake Ciabatta and it was excellent.

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Thank LoriCail
Louisiana
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

My husband & I decided to travel outside of our Lafayette food experiences tonight. We had the shrimp bruschetta, Crab cakes ciabatta, Shrimp tacos, & bread pudding. Everything was beyond delicious! The hospitality was amazingly family oriented yet still professional. The staff seem like they are part of one big family & I'm just a visiting guest. I cannot say... More 

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Thank amm9179
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

The food was outstanding! The staff was more than happy to assist in anyway needed and were so kind!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 503 W Port St, Abbeville, LA 70510-5819
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Abbeville
  • Phone Number: (337) 893-3070

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?