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Cafe' Burnside

40136 Highway 942, Houma House Plantation and Gardens, Darrow, LA 70725-2302
+1 225-473-9380
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  • Very good19%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bread pudding” (6 reviews)
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American, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
40136 Highway 942, Houma House Plantation and Gardens, Darrow, LA 70725-2302
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Reviewed today via mobile

No reservations required. Staff was wonderful and accomdating! The food was delicious and you get your money' s worth.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Celia S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were touring Houmas House and topped it off with lunch at Café Burnside. First off, it is a lovely venue and the food was excellent. Our waitress was lovely and helpful. My husband enjoyed the craft beer. What else can I say ? It...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank gatorgal63
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Open for lunch only, this little gem is one of three restaurants situated on the grounds of Houmas House Plantation in Burnside (Gonzales, LA). It’s worth the ride out there in the spring or fall just to enjoy the beautiful grounds. The food at Cafe...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank nancymL625KK
Reviewed October 24, 2018

We stopped in for lunch after a tour of the plantation and grounds. It was a great way to conclude a wonderful afternoon. The food and service was outstanding. The shrimp was wonderful. The waitress recommended a local craft beer which was a great addition...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Brettkort1
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

My family had a wonderful dining experience at the Cafe Burnside. Our great waitress, Lauren, recommended the eggplant dish and it was delicious! She also recommended my husband try the pork chop. The pork chop was two inches thick and full of flavor and juice!...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank DeeAnn T
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

We took an early afternoon drive from New Orleans and arrived at Houmas House around 12:30 PM. The restaurant closes at 2 PM, so the timing was perfect. Walking through the beautiful gardens on the way to the restaurant was a wonderful start. The restaurant...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank KajunKrewzers
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

I ate first and then went on the tour. The service was excellent and I loved the food. I had the buffet which a set price that included iced tea and white chocolate bread pudding.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank vahanning
Reviewed May 27, 2018

We ate lunch here after the Houmas house tour. It would be a long drive just for lunch or dinner from NOLA

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank KenC_Knoxville_TN
Reviewed April 29, 2018

The surrounding grounds are better than the food. The service was better, than the food. The price was to high, for average food.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Brett R
Reviewed April 23, 2018

Great food, great service. It's a wonderful spot to grab a bit to eat in between walking the gardens and touring the mansion.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Catwoman0623
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$10 - $25
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40136 Highway 942, Houma House Plantation and Gardens, Darrow, LA 70725-2302
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Darrow
  • Phone Number: +1 225-473-9380
  • E-mail
Café Burnside is Houmas House Plantation and Gardens' casual restaurant. We offer a buffet, or a la carte dining. Pasta, Seafood, BBQ Chicken, Gumbo, Salad, Poor Boy Sandwiches. Great food reasonably priced. We offer a Sunday Brunch and Buffet. A special menu on Sundays that changes frequently
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