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D.I.'s Cajun Restaurant

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6533 Highway 97, Basile, LA 70515
+1 337-432-5141
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Fri 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Westlake, Louisiana
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38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

This place is 42+ miles from my house. We drive here to eat boiled crawfish several times during the season. Been eating here for 20 years or so. Cajun music on the weekend with dance floor. Small airstrip for planes and helicopters from Ft. Polk.

Thank Dee-Ken-C
Warren, Pennsylvania
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186 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

We made reservations but it wasn't busy for being a Friday evening (we got there a bit late). We had the boiled and BBQ blue crabs. Delicious! Also a seafood platter - very good, too. Enjoyed the band. I would definitely go again!

Thank Sylvia G
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

This trip was disappointing this time. Our waitress wasn't very good at all. And the bad thing was that it wasn't even busy. But as far as the food, it was good. We just didn't get refills on our drinks and our waitress wasn't nice at all.

Thank Lisa B
Atlanta. georgia
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Music every thur-Sat nights with different groups, all Cajun of course. Hard to get to so ask, about 20 min from Eunice but well worth the trip, even if just for the food. But, if you like good Cajun music, this is the place.

Thank Todd B
New Orleans
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank adak429
Arlington, Texas
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309 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank CrankyOldGuy
Chaska, Minnesota
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77 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Sieg1313
Hitchcock, Texas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Sue V
Jennings, Louisiana
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank clarkduck
Houston, Texas
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank jenkneefur

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Cajun & Creole
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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: +1 337-432-5141

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