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9507 La Highway 28 West, Boyce, LA 71302-9682
318-487-4014
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My sister and I were in Alexandria for a conference. We came here on a personal recommendation with a local friend. In advance, I read the Trip Advisor reviews and was confident that, in addition to the trusted friend who recommended the place, we would have a good experience. We were pleasantly surprised, that although the parking lot was packed,... More 

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Thank Deborah F
Natchitoches, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the first time we have been here in a long time, but will need to come more often. The view is wonderful, the staff is friendly, and the Crab was "Great". The salad bar is small and it takes a while to get your order but my soft shell crab was perfect! So relax enjoy the view and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

We had marinated prime rib, boiled shrimp, and Snapper Sandy. It was all wonderful! I wouldn't change anything at all. The service was great and the food was better.

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Thank Otto A
Amesbury, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Was brought here by my hosts while on a business trip. I have eaten food all over the United States. In addition to one restaurant on Cape Cod, this is the best food I have ever had........Hands down.

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Thank timw122015
Boyce, Louisiana
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

I know a lot of people really love this restaurant but I honestly don't see the appeal. It is over-priced and the food has never really impressed this Cajun girl. If good seafood is what you're looking for, Ward's lakeside diner near Cotile is an excellent budget choice or Cajun Landing in Alexandria for more of a fine dining experience.

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Thank Hannah R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

This was a true local restaurant. The food was cooked well and the fish was fresh and tasty. The salad bar was small.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

Before last night, my husband and I hadn't been here in 8 years, and had good memories of it. But after last night, I don't think we will be back. It opened at 5pm, and we were there soon after that. It is a beautiful place, right on the lake. When we walked in, we were the 4th or 5th... More 

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Houston, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

It took over 1/2 hour to get our drinks and a menu the drinks were wrong. So 45 minutes later, I just went and got the drinks myself. Ended up looking up the menu online. The staff is friendly but there just aren't enough of them. We watched other people give up altogether and leave due to such slow service.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Great food. Grilled Dungeoness Crabs were great. Boiled shrimp were great. Raw oysters were good. Avoid the gumbo...basil in gumbo? Great atmosphere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016 via mobile

During the last five trips to Alexandria-Pineville area my clients told me about Tunks-Cypress inn. The staff there has always been courteous and helpful. The alligator bites are excellent. I have yet too have a bad meal and always look forward to go there. Try the hummingbird cake, the catfish and shrimp. There is an older lady that still waitresses... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9507 La Highway 28 West, Boyce, LA 71302-9682
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Boyce
  • Phone Number: 318-487-4014

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