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D.I.'s Cajun Restaurant

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6533 Highway 97, Basile, LA 70515
337-432-5141
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Fri 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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New Orleans
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

We were visiting friends from out of town and they thought this place would provide us with a true Cajun experience. This place did not disappoint! The live music provided for a wonderful opportunity to hit the dance floor or even to people watch. Young, old, or totally city girl could just join in the fun without being judged or... More 

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Texas
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285 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We have been here many times, and written many good reviews. This place is about the best around for seafood, and particularly crawfish or crabs depending on the season. You can read my previous review for more of my observations. But you just cannot go wrong at DI's.

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Chaska, Minnesota
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Listen to Cajun music while eating Cajun food, very Cajun. They do take reservations. We made reservations for 6:00 and the music started at 6:30, perfect timing. We had alligator bites for an appetizer and ordered our meal. We thought it was good food but we don't know good from bad Cajun food because we're from Minnesota. We were there... More 

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Hitchcock, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

3 Ladies left the Galveston area and hunt was on. We at times doubted if DI's really existed as we road down the rural road with only internet info and arrived to a packed parking lot. Not only was the food exceptional, the owners' mother and son shared the history with us and served us Mom's latest bread pudding. Hope... More 

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Jennings, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Cajun bands on site Thursday-Sunday, good atmosphere with large crowds and dancing to the Cajun music. The food and the service are spotty to OK-crawfish , seafood-typical Cajun fare. If your looking for good food there are better choices, but the atmosphere is unique.

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Houston, Texas
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is located in the middle of nowhere and was a treat to visit. They have a landing pad where guys from the local base had helicoptered in. It's a down home no frills place with tons of seating and live bands Thursday through Saturday. They have seafood, steaks, salads, and burgers. We ordered the seafood and shrimp platters.... More 

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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

We drive over 6 hours each year to enjoy the best Crawfish in Louisana at DI's. I cannot figure out what they use in their boil but the crawfish here are the best you can get. Despite my efforts to try to learn more about the recipe, it is a CLOSELY held secret. This year the crawfish are plentiful and... More 

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

This place had some amazing service and great food. We got a cheese appetizer that has all different types of fried cheese. We also ordered several pounds of crawfish. They were large, juicy, and spiced perfectly. We also ordered the corn, potatoes, onion, and mushroom to go with the crawfish. Everything was perfect and the beer was cold. The band... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

A the suggestion of family members, we decided to make the trek to Basile. We are very glad we did! Very good food, wonderful atmosphere, as well as wonderful service! Warm, friendly folks that made us feel right at home. The hamburger steak with side orders---great! The fried fish was done just right, with the homemade tarter sauce--ummmm good! If... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

We randomly showed up in this restaurant last year, it was the best experience. Cheap beer, cheap food, and bot only cheap, but well well worth the price!! Cajun music started playing on the stage and people were dancing. I cannot wait to go back with my girlfriend amd showed her what a real good restaurant is the Cajun way!!

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Restaurant Details

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
Cuisine
Cajun & Creole, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6533 Highway 97, Basile, LA 70515
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Basile
  • Phone Number: 337-432-5141

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?