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DON'S Seafood - CLOSED

6823 Airline Hwy, Baton Rouge, LA 70805-4706
+1 225-357-0601
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible10%
Aug 2, 2016
“The place for seafood!”
Jul 21, 2016
“I will have to try it again...”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6823 Airline Hwy, Baton Rouge, LA 70805-4706
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Reviewed August 2, 2016

My husband and I stopped there on the recommendation of one of the locals. It is a place frozen in time, not an upscale place but the service and food are excellent. My husband had the seafood platter and he said everything on it was...More

Thank Carie501
Reviewed July 21, 2016

The night that I went, we had a new wait person who was struggling. I got veggies and they were good. My co workers got the seafood platter and they said it was really good. The only issue that I had was that it was...More

1  Thank Leslie M
Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

We read the reviews on TA and decided to have dinner at Don's Seafood. We now understand why it is tradition for some people to eat at Don's when they are in Baton Rouge. The food is home cooking style. Love their crab cakes, fried...More

Thank Jan Z
Reviewed July 1, 2016

We had lunch at Don's Seafood on a Saturday afternoon. They weren't particularly busy so we had prompt service. I had the 1/2 fried shrimp and 1/2 shrimp etouffee. It was delicious. There were five of us in our party. We each had something different,...More

Thank empressoftheuniverse
Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

We went here based on other reviews. We had Boudin, Etouffe, Gumbo, fried catfish Red beans, alligator & fried oysters. It was all great. We will definitely be back next time we come to Baton Rouge!!

Thank Stacy G
Reviewed June 13, 2016

frozen from SAMS CLUB, not fresh , small portions, dark no sure if clean .over priced for what you get

Thank carroll29483
DonsS7, Manager at DON'S Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded June 16, 2016

Dear calloll29483, We would appreciate having an opportunity to speak with you about your visit. We hope you will consider responding to our personal message. Sincerely, DON’S Seafood

Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

After we left Tony's because there was no where to sit and eat, we came to Dons Seafood. It was late so not that crowded but our waitress acted like she was really tired. We got the jacked up oysters and shrimp and they were...More

Thank 24georgiatraveler
DonsS7, Manager at DON'S Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded May 25, 2016

Dear 24georgiatraveler, We would appreciate having an opportunity to speak with you about your visit. We hope you will consider responding to our personal message. Sincerely, DON’S Seafood

Reviewed April 20, 2016

Great food and atmosphere. Enjoyed the seafood platter with etouffee and a side of gumbo. Others in dinner party had fried shrimp, all enjoyed there dinner. The service was great as the waitress was very attentive. We would go back if in the area again.

Thank oldfatman
Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

I live in MS (80 miles N) of Don's, but it's worth the drive. I love coming here on a cold, winters day to have crawfish bisque! Have been coming here for years! My mom grew up in Lafayette, and my 92 y/o grandmother tells...More

Thank NatchezFoodie
Reviewed February 6, 2016

We were passing through Baton Rouge on Interstate 12 and found this place easily for lunch. I ordered raw oysters on the half-shell, and they were fresh and delicious. (see picture) My husband ordered the crawfish etouffe and it was equally as good. The building...More

Thank Leila J
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6823 Airline Hwy, Baton Rouge, LA 70805-4706 (Formerly Don's Seafood & Steak House)
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Baton Rouge
  • Phone Number: +1 225-357-0601
DON'S SEAFOOD More Than Eighty Years of Exceptional Seafood South Louisiana locals and visitors have been drawn to DON'S authentic Cajun cuisine for more than 80 years. Menu selections including traditional Landry family recipes, and more recent original creations like Zydeco Shrimp, are well worth repeat visits. Many stop in daily for oysters on the half shell or boiled crawfish in season. DON'S bartenders serve Signature Old Fashioned cocktails alongside the newest specialty drinks, many made with Louisiana products. DON'S SEAFOOD began in 1934, when Don Landry opened his first restaurant and bar in downtown Lafayette with $400 borrowed from his uncle. Prohibition had just been lifted and at only 24 years old, he envisioned serving drinks and offering a simple menu featuring fresh local seafood. Four generations later, the Landry family has expanded that humble beginning into what would eventually become the DON'S SEAFOOD of today. Continuing the tradition, the Landry family still owns and operates each location. An extensive menu of original South Louisiana Cajun family recipes, the freshest Gulf seafood and sizzling steaks is offered. Each location boasts a unique Acadiana-inspired décor, all have a full-service bar and grill, perfect for casual diners or sports enthusiasts. Every DON'S SEAFOOD grill features an open charbroiler where diners can watch exclusive dishes being prepared like DON'S Original Jacked Up Oysters loaded with bacon, jalapenos and pepper jack cheese. Whether you're just passing through South Louisiana or live right around the corner, you'll find a DON'S SEAFOOD location near you in Lafayette, Baton Rouge, Denham Springs, Gonzales, Hammond, Covington and Metairie.
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