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Parrain's Seafood Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
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3225 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70808-2256
+1 225-381-9922
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Downers Grove, IL
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Having never been to Baton Rouge, we were looking for a good local restaurant. WE FOUND IT! We had excellent service. Our waitress gave us some suggestions, and she did not stear us wrong. The food was absolutely delicious. Although she told me that the crawfish ettouffe was not as good as her grandfathers, I found it to be amazing.... More 

Thank elizabethmY7488UA
Pollock, Louisiana
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Excellent food , great atmosphere wonderful staff would recommend to everyone to eat there. Thanks for a wonderful meal.

Thank RebeccaDodge74
Blythewood, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of my favorite restaurants in Baton Rouge! The staff is very friendly and the food is amazing. They have some of the best dirty rice I have ever eaten! The chargrilled oysters are to die for as well. Overall experience is great and highly recommend!

Thank conley1234
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Unusual menu options varying from seafood platter with gumbo included to a deep fried Cornish hen. Lots of drink choices and a homey rustic atmosphere.

Thank janelle l
Abingdon, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Better share the entrée unless you are really hungry. Very generous portions of excellent catfish. The wait staff was very courteous and helpful with our order and service. All in all a very good dining experience with really good food.

Thank findingtime2look
North Oaks, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Friendly staff, large portions, good value. Go on Tuesday night for half price oysters! Nice menu with well prepared dishes.

Thank akaTeddyR
Aurora, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I was in town on business. A friend suggested and I am so glad. Parrain's is excellent! I was there in a Tuesday night and it was packed. Even the local fire department came here for dinner with the truck. Do not let the parking scare you off. The place is huge and it is full of locals. The staff... More 

Thank Karkman
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Parrain's may be a but tricky to find for a typical tourist but once you locate it the place is more that worth the trip (and the inevitable wait). Great traditional Louisiana cooking. The gumbo was great and the crawfish etouffee was outstanding. Service was great.

Thank whisox
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice family seafood restaurant. The food was very good; especially the onion rings. I would go more often if it was located near my home. Yes, I would say that Parrain's (meaning godfather in our native French) is one of my favorite restaurants in the city.

Thank plastrapes
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have had both lunch and dinner at Parrain's on many occasions, and the food is always excellent! The fried poboys are to die for, and the grilled oysters are fantastic. The service is always friendly.

Thank symcguire

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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
American, Seafood
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3225 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70808-2256
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Baton Rouge
  • Phone Number: +1 225-381-9922

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