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126 Lake Dr, Covington, LA 70433-5067
+1 985-327-7111
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Kenner
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50 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice atmosphere combined with any and all manner of traditional New Orleans seafood dishes that will satisfy one and all!

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Thank Charles S
Orlando, Florida
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Restaurant was clean, staff friendly. I have to eat Gluten Free, it is not a fad for me, very limited choices. I did have a simple shrimp dish. I questioned a shrimp and grits dish- was told the grits had gluten! Hmm? My husband has no dietary restrictions. He was disappointed in his choices. The fried catfish lacked flavor. Perhaps... More 

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Thank Ciara4300
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is quite good. The service is extremely quick and the wait-staff are attentive to your needs and friendly. I just wish they would turn the music DOWN. Even with just two of us at the table, we nearly had to shout to one another for a conversation.

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Thank Tommy E
Orlando, Florida, United States
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the fried shrimp and fried catfish platter, a house specialty. Shrimp was OK but the catfish had no flavor other than the coating. Restaurant was very clean and wait staff was friendly and efficient. Maybe just an off night.

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Thank Tom F
ruston,la
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was very good and the service was fast and friendly. We had several dishes and all were good The price is very reasonable as an added bonus.

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Thank Keylargo77
Union Grove, Alabama
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was passing through La. and wanted some good Cajun food. The food was delicious but the service was lousy. We sat at the bar for quicker service because we were in a hurry, big mistake! We ordered two appetizers, a bowl of gumbo and a cup of gumbo. The oysters were delivered right away but then we had to wait... More 

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Thank Service4Life
DonsS7, Manager at Don's Seafood, responded to this review

Dear Service4Life, 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 More 

Covington, Louisiana
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Don's because we needed a late night dinner place. Most restaurants in Covington had already closed their kitchens, but Don's was open until 11 pm. The restaurant was able to sit us right away, but the table was so close to another table that we could barely move. We also had to get up and ask for... More 

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Thank jlegendre
DonsS7, Manager at Don's Seafood, responded to this review

Dear jlegendre, 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 More 

cleveland
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got there early 5 pm ish, and it was so cold in there you could hang meat. After repeated requests- they finally turned the a/c off. The waitress came around to take our orders and she was gone more than she was around- I had to walk up to the bar to ask for a re-fill for my water.... More 

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Thank clevelandsluggo
DonsS7, Manager at Don's Seafood, responded to this review

Dear clevelandsluggo, 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 More 

Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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101 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I recently visited this restaurant while attending Mardi Gras at the end of February. The food was good but the service was not. We ordered an appetizer and it came out with our meal. In defense of management they did take it off the bill. Waiter was less than attentive. The environment is casual but not extremely inviting.

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Thank cowgirl49
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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668 reviews
562 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a really really great Cajun Meal of crawfish....love the food the Resturant it's all great love to go back soon.

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Thank Wade G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cajun & Creole, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 Lake Dr, Covington, LA 70433-5067
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Covington
  • Phone Number: +1 985-327-7111
Description
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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